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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 #9 of 49 hotels in Georgetown
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Neil S Langwarrin, Victoria, Australia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Langwarrin, Victoria, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
15 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I stayed in May for 6 nights. We stayed in a Traders Club room. This gave us the benefits of being able to use the Club lounge to have an intimate breakfast in and to relax in during the day. Couldnt ask for more, after walking around Georgetown for 4 or 5 hours, being able to sit... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room: executive suite. No# of travellers:3 adults length of stay: 7 days This hotel is not as modern as you'd expect a hotel to be but it does have its perks. The executive suite provided us with more than enough room for 3 adults. The gym had everything you'd need for a work out. Breakfast : toast, pastries, fruit, yogurt,... More

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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked 3 club rooms and requested, via email to the hotel, for them to be in a row and connecting rooms. Upon check-in at the Traders Lounge, they were all arranged as per my request. They even noticed that it was my birthday while filling up my particulars on their check-in form, and promptly offered their birthday greetings and well... More

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Perth, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at this hotel for a 3 night stay and were very impressed by the friendly and attentive service across the board (check-in staff, concierge, doorman, waitstaff). Everyone was very responsive and helpful. Information given to us regarding tourist attractions/ferry tickets/taxi fares were all accurate. The hotel itself might be described as a little tired but the sheets and... More

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Meet and greet session upon arrival was recognised/warm welcome. Live band at the lounge is very entertaining, selection of songs is great. Love the comfort bed linen too! The television and telephone to be upgraded.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for six nights in a Traders Club room at the Traders Hotel, George Town. Checkin was smooth, room spotless and well appointed, and the Club Lounge was well worth the extra money - a quiet haven after being out on the busy streets. While I cannot fault the staff or the cleanliness, the hotel room feels dated -... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The luxury of our Traders Hotel bedroom was scrumptious, from the high water pressure in the well-appointed bathroom to the softest sheets you can dream of. We also enjoyed the diversified breakfast and had fun swimming in the pool and playing ping-pong. There is no doubt that Traders is a perfect base to explore the delightful streets of Georgetown. When... More

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Melbourne, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best hotels I have stayed at..excellent customer service supported by well trained staff..hotel very friendly with very good food..rooms very comfortable..located near department stores .. bus station. Very good pool and gym.. highly rate.

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Bandar Seri Begawan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent staff service at this hotel and makes our stay most enjoyable. Free car park and also idea location for travel by foot around its vicinity. Upgrade to club lounge for its best service staff and amenities

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in many hotels around the world. The staff at this hotel where truely outstanding. Nothing was to much trouble and they spent time explaining their island. Thanks to Zubirah, Ike, Vickey,Wan,Kumar and many others

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Address: Magazine Road, Georgetown, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia (Formerly Shangri-La Hotel, Penang)
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Traders Hotel Penang 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Business Hotel in Georgetown #4 Luxury Hotel in Georgetown #5 Family Hotel in Georgetown #7 Romantic Hotel in Georgetown
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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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