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Traders Hotel Penang

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Magazine Road, Georgetown, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia (Formerly Shangri-La Hotel, Penang)
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Ranked #10 of 49 hotels in Georgetown
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Carlow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a very comfortable stay and looking forward to heading back in the future. Staff were very friendly and efficient, no issues there whatsoever. Wifi was good and the breakfast was very good. Gym is decent and pool is a nice size. What I really liked was the free papers from anywhere in the world that you can get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our stay at Traders was nothing short of excellent.From the moment we stepped out of the taxi everything was taken care of. We were taken straight to the traders club floor for check in,and just in time for evening cocktails,which were excellent.Our luggage was taken directly to our room. Rooms are extremely comfortable,bed very good.Bathrooms excellent ,shower pressure very good.Daily... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hotel location wad great. Next to shopping malls and great food. Hotel room was ok but not too big. However the service of the staff very great and helpful. We stayed there during christmas so the hotel lobby was decorated with a mood of christmas... not bad...

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St. Albans, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a very good hotel in a very good position allowing access to all parts of the city or, if you don't like walking in the heat, easy and very cheap access through taxi's to almost everywhere in Georgetown. Its clean and roomy but it is getting tired. It feels like someone is about to make the decision to... More

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Butterworth, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Attended a wedding dinner of my cousin at traders hotel Georgetown with my wife back in December. We were not expecting that such an established hotel to have such a problem on their parking. We arrived 1 hour early just to find out that the parking at the hotel is full and we need to find a parking nearby. After... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a room on 16th floor overlooking sea and Penang bridge. It was very clean and comfortable with nice large bed. The restaurant was light and airy with good selection. But it is not spacious and the swimming pool (open-air on 3rd floor) had plenty of space for lounging around the pool. This hotel is in a good position... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Coming to Georgetown, you won't miss Traders Hotel as it is situated next to the famous landmark of Georgetown - Komtar. Location: Situated in the heart of Georgetown Penang. Next to Komtar (localised shops for Jeruk), 1st Avenue Mall & Prangin Mall for convenience, very close to Heritage places in Penang and also to lots of famous and delicious eatery... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 6 nights in March-April 2014. The WIFI was superb! Lightning-fast and perfectly reliable. The bed was fantabulous! Soft and comfortable. Room service dining is usually ridiculously expensive so we rarely eat in hotels, but the prices and quality were very good here. The staff were all excellent. We will book here again when we return in the future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting some family about a week ago and decided to stay at the Traders Penang hotel, located in the heart of Georgetown. I remembered this hotel when it was called the Shangri-La hotel from almost 20 plus years back. Despite its age, and as the heading suggest, I find that as a seasoned traveler what lies very high... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this for a family trip and were happy we did. It is one of the best hotels in the area - good rooms and great service. Connected via walkways to 2 shopping malls, it was convenient to get around even when it rained. Just a 15min walk away are the various food streets so we were never left... More

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Additional Information about Traders Hotel Penang

Also Known As:
Traders Hotel Georgetown
Traders Hotel Penang Georgetown
Address: Magazine Road, Georgetown, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia (Formerly Shangri-La Hotel, Penang)
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Georgetown
#4 Luxury Hotel in Georgetown
#7 Family Hotel in Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Traders Hotel Penang 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Shangri-La Hotel, Penang is located in the heart of Georgetown. Apart from being Penang's premier business hotel, Shangri-La Hotel is also its main convention center, supported by superb meeting facilities, state-of-the-art audio/visual equipment, a modern business center and a fully-equipped fitness center. Its rooms and suites offer a complete range of amenities one would expect from a 5-star deluxe hotel. Dining is superb, with master chefs serving up authentic Cantonese and Continental cuisine. ... more   less 
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