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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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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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Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Going for a cousin wedding at the hotel ballroom and while getting the room at check in counter, this is the most irritating encounter I ever get. I really cant understanding whether the housekeeping dept is doing their work properly? Keep delaying the guest check in and trying to push the blame to guest for asking same floor room request.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

With the growth of Penang and new hotels emerging,Royal Penang seems old and in dire need of a major refurbishment. The major complaint was the toilet,the stench of urine was strong and we had to close the toilet door when we occupied the room. The sauna was under repair,the gym had dinosaur age equipments,it was in a shabby state. The... More

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Rangamati, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Big hotel. Spacious room & bathroom . Wifi only at the lobby. Breakfast so so. KFC opposite the hotel. From 2nd floor can straight go the nearest shopping mall. Stayed December ,2013 . Lobby always busy. We took their taxi service for airport transfer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Hotel Royal of Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia is located an easy reachable location surrounding by shopping center just 5 mins walking distance, another great shopping location about 15mins walking distance away down the road. A few food courts, stores which served great local dishes are available nearby within a 2KM distance. The hotel have charted taxi services right on... 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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