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Hotel Royal Penang

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No. 3 Jalan Larut, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Trieste, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice modern hotel. Spacious and quiet rooms with all the amenities. Good breakfast. Not far from downtown and chinatown (at walking distance). Free parking. Convenient if you move with your own wheels.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- Stay here for two night in July. - First stay is two years ago. - Room cleanliness is okay. - Room design is old. Crack is found in toilet basin. - Parking is available. There is a multi-level parking at the back of hotel - If renovated, we might choose to visit again.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed here in June , and probably won't stay here again if we based everything on our arrival experience. I found the check in staff unwelcoming and not the most professional. The porter however was much more friendly. We arrived to our room, and found that the air conditioning was not working, and that the lights didn't work either.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for a night. Got up graded to a family suite. Nice room with a view of the swimming pool. Room is relatively cramped but every corner of it are put to good use. Good water pressure in the shower but could do with an extra lighting in the shower cubicle. Air conditioning is good but would have been... More

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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are British, I only say this because this review will thus have a European perspective. My wife was working in George Town and I was accompanying her as a tourist. Our accommodation was adequate. The carpet was dirty, the furnishings and the curtains were stained and the air conditioning did not seem to function properly. The... More

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights. The Hotel quite old & well maintained. Room are spacious. The Royal Hotel Penang located easily excess to town area and shopping location. Penang are heaven for foods. We enjoyed Nasi Kandar, Masala Tea, Roti Canai, Indian foods and many more. Overall we enjoyed our stay here and will come again.

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Cyberjaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I have stayed at this hotel twice in the last few years. I can't imagine staying anywhere else in Penang. It is centrally located and which makes getting around easy. - Friendly staff - Good breakfast buffet - Clean - Safe Overall had a pleasant stay which meet my expectations.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I was a guest in June, stayed in the hotel for almost a week. The hotel chargers like a 4 star hotel but can not be mentioned even as a 2 star hotel, I have stayed in way better budget hotels that could accommodate to its guest requirements, not so "Royal" after all. Requested for ironing service, told me off... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

stayed for two days and it is memorable and enjoyable stay. reception and service is nice.breakfast is very good and lot of varieties to your satisfaction. rooms spacious and maintained neatly.location wise also good and as a tourist we can have a pleasant stay.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed 3 nights in Hotel Royal Penang in Jun 2014. Sadly, there were more negatives than positives. Negatives Service during check in was bad. When we tried to check in at 2pm (the official check in time), we were told by one staff to come back later for one of the rooms as it was not available. Yet, when... More

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Address: No. 3 Jalan Larut, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Royal Penang 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#11 Luxury Hotel in Georgetown
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