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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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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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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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Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sorry but it really is possible to find more modern and better value accommodation in Penang. Many reviewers comment on the need to upgrade/refurbish......but all that seems to have happened, at least since I first stayed many years ago, is that an oversized flatscreen tv has been put in the room. The room is dated but with quality furniture so... More

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Port Lincoln, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved our stay at this lovely hotel. Nice size room, very comfortable bed, choice of pillows impressed me. Very professional but extremely friendly and helpful staff - at all levels from room cleaners, doormen, restaurant staff and receptionists - couldn't do enough to help us. Located on edge of UNESCO area. Close to Komtar Tower so easy to find... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is my second visit. I booked the Traders Club room. First impression: Wow, the team is so young and energetic. PRO: 1) world class service. E.g. Front office personnel is willing to deliver the luggage to the room 2) Center of the city..easily for the travelers to access anywhere 3) well-maintained facilities. The height of swimming pool 2meters is... More

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Georgetown, Malaysia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was booked into the hotel for a workshop. The hotel is located in the middle of Georgetown, smack in the middle of shopping and transporting hub. Really great to pass the free time and commute. The staff are mostly local, wear casually and always ready to smile. I really enjoy seeing them around me. The room itself is very... More

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Carlow, Ireland
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131 reviews 131 reviews
69 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago 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 6 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
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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London, United Kingdom
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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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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 Luxury Hotel in Georgetown
#4 Business Hotel in Georgetown
#7 Family Hotel in Georgetown
#9 Romantic 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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