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Hotel Royal Penang

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No. 3 Jalan Larut, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Ranked #37 of 55 Hotels in George Town
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We booked with Hotel Royal Penang on the year end holidays of 2014 because the price was reasonable. When we got there, we were treated poorly by the front-desk staff who did our check-in. We booked 4 rooms and none of them was ready. After 1 hour, we ask the hotel to give us access to 1 out of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed here for 2 nights as my vacation in Penang. We booked the room through Expedia. When we checked in, my friend requested high floor. The receptionist gave us the room in 7th floor (total they got 20 floors). When we reached the room, my friend called FO department to asked if they have any other higher floor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is very convenient to stay in the hotel because its located in the centre of the city. The room also spacious and clean. However, the basement parking is charge RM10 per entry, its quite expensive. They have bathup even in standard room so i think its worth for money for short vacation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends were telling me that this was a real old hotel and not to expect much...So I had low expectations. Boy, was I surprised...The room they gave me was huge and even had a study attached to it so ask for the end rooms of each floor. Everything was provided- robes, slippers, water, etc etc etc. Staffs were very friendly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

spent the first night after arriving from the airport and enjoyed a hot bath plus massage to come down and relax. The hotel might benefit from a renovation, but it's still 4star and i could get a decent rate, probably because the room had its age. The breakfast menu really rocked! Through my jet lag I was hungry as for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Travel to penang with family two adults plus three kids. Receive warm welcome. Booking online two deluxe rooms. But only get one when we arrived. Rooms fully booked. Request an extra bed since we all stay in a room. Next day then we get what we pay for. Two deluxe rooms. Manager came apologize and zero charge for the extra... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

let me start with this. I'm more accepting of dips in service with lower star graded hotels. The higher the star grades, the more picky & fussy i am:). On the flipside a 2/3 star hotel, I'd expect oldish rooms, lackluster service, etc. Having said that, Hotel Royal Penang is touted as a 4 star. Reality is far from it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buffet lunch was awesome thanks to chef kannan..memorable times i had there. The rooms were antique looking and nostalgic, i loved that. The scenery was beautiful during sunrise and sunset. The next morning the breakfast was also nice and was made better a chef kannan who was friendly and informative. Overall worth every penny.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The rooms are good, but old furniture. The breakfast was nice. The location is not that good. Hardly find any restaurant. As there r many chinese restaurants which normally no one eats. So u have to go another street by taxi. The staff was good. The room rates r also average and affordable.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Good location but lack of maintenance, most furniture are old and our room still equipped with a 20" CRT TV. Smelly carpet and the toilet room light is flickering (faulty ballast) I supposed. Basically the front desk staffs here just standing there like a robot, never greet any guests and smile.

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Address: No. 3 Jalan Larut, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Royal Penang 4*
Number of rooms: 237
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Hotel Royal Penang George Town
Hotel Style:
#11 Luxury Hotel in George Town

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