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Hotel Royal Penang

No. 3 Jalan Larut, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Hotel Royal Penang
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Ranked #46 of 70 Hotels in George Town
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Imagine not closing your door after leaving your house? Well that's what happened to us when the housekeeping forgot to close the door of one of our rooms after cleaning. We only discovered it when we came back at 5.30pm (it was unplanned but we had wanted to freshen up before dinner). We only had a very reluctant apology after... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed during Labor Day and by the queuing line at breakfast that took quite some time, this hotels seems as a local favorite. The room is large and despite being an old hotel, it is super clean. One of it strongest point is the high speed internet access, the fastest from all four different hotels we stayed the whole... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reception not friendly and not responsible. I Request an extra bed, not prepare. After few time calling, only bed is sent. An amenity not giving, should request for and other few time. Swimming pool is suitable for children,even adult who not really can swimming. This because design like mining pond. It changes deep in sudden.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived late evening after drive up from Kuala Lumper. Check in was easy enough. They had given us a suite, nice thought till we got there. Wife allergic to mold and the room had plenty! Room other wise was clean. Went back to desk and the three folks there could not understand what mold was or why it matters. They... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

After reading many reviews I was hesitant to book here. I am glad I did though as it is much better than I expected. The hotel is a little out of the way if you do not like walking - about 15-20 minutes to Komtar. Apart from this however and once we got our bearings and worked out the buses... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Room was decent for the price. Had the executive suite which had a mini living room + bedroom. Interestingly they have connecting rooms for 3 rooms too. Smoke odour in elevators, otherwise it is fine. There's a coffeeshop which serves some decent eats 1 min walk from the backdoor.

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Johor Bahru District, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

arrived at the hotel on one scorching day at Penang. thankfully the check in was such a breeze. got our room keys within 15 minutes. upon arriving at the level designated, it was blast from the past. it was like visiting a hotel from the era of early 90's, with all the wooden decorations and dimly light surroundings. room was... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We booked this hotel as recommended by the organisers of PBIM. Although it is ideally located, this hotel lacks the warmth as the staff are not very friendly. In fact, they were not much of help in getting the rooms ready for the guests during that peak time (IT was a day before the PBIM)! Our room was only ready... More 

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Singapore River, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Room is spacious with clean linen...enough ammenities.... New carpet but still old and faded curtain and not change after a couple of time stayed... Box tv????? Sad paint is only algae outside window..spoil the view... housekeeping is good

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

affordable stay with clean room and friendly and helpful room cleaner eventhough classic condition with box tv and faded curtain.....will surely come back to this hotel as we feel like home and part of the family............ location is near to town... near to supermarket...

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