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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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Ranked #33 of 49 hotels in Georgetown
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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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
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Supposedly a 4-star hotel, nothing 4-star about it at all. And nothing Royal about. Really lousy staff. Says online that they have wifi but you can only access in the main lobby - which stinks of smoke and alcohol because there's a KTV right there at the lobby. The rooms also smell of cigarettes. Carpet, beddings, bathroom, curtains are dirty.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel air - con was off in middle of night we cant sleep well , this is worst hotel i stay and a lot of thing not right in this hotel , wen we check in first day the room door was open and no body in side no security at all , tv channel not working properly ,staff offer... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in Georgetown, we found it easy to navigate around the City. The City transport service has a free hop on - hop off offered and the hotel offers a free shuttle down to Guerny Plaza and the beach too. The rooms are older and the bathroom showed this but all was clean and serviceable and heaps of storage space... More

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Noosa, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Past its prime but very good for the price. This hotel was previously part of the Sheraton Group. Good size rooms with excellent beds and sheets, a fine breakfast room with a good choice of foods make this an attractive hotel for the price. My only complaint is that the coffee and tea are not hot enough.

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Alor Setar, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Cook and kitchen helper very rude. Carpet in room dirty. I have 3 days conference here, on the last day, aircond in the conference room doesn't work. It's very hot and terrible. Staff also not nice, we have to line up almost 5meters just waiting to be sit during breakfast. Very annoying.

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Marbella, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Stayed in this hotel and hated every minute of it. On the first night we booked the shuttle bus for the next day when we came in the morning to go was told there was no record of our booking. The bus and driver were there but did not want to take us as we had not booked a half... More

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here as was over Chinese New Year and Central Georgetown was very busy. Location is not great, maybe a 15 to 20 minute walk to Central Georgetown and with no pavements, it can be a bit scary walking along the roads. The gym and pool were good. The room was very dated and did not match up to... More

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Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

I went there on honey moon. I stayed here for 2 nights. I simply say it is the best hotel. Excellent services, Quick check in, Spacious rooms, Friendly staff. You can find KFC in front of the hotel. Good hotel in low cost.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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14 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

If you like mixing with international coach parties, and are partial to shiny teak furniture then this hotel is for you. Very dated and obviously relies on their coach party bookings to fill their hotel. Such a shame as if it had a complete overhaul it would be a fantastic property. We only booked one night here as our travel... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We stayed here for 3 nights. The hotel is a bit tired looking, but was comfortable. Buffet breakfast was okay and the pool was okay. We were able to walk to nearby food courts and cafe/restaurants (including Nagore Rd), and to Georgetown Baptist Church on Sunday. Since we were keen to avoid taxis, we walked throughout Georgetown, caught a bus... More

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Additional Information about Hotel Royal Penang

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