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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very impressed with the service of traders hotel in Penang. From picking us up from the airport to the hotel, to the reception by Azlin at the entrance at the hotel made us felt like VIP. Pleasantly surprised that they have already prepared the room and there was no need to check in at the counter... we went... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location is good, very near to Komtar Shopping and plenty of food outlets nearby. It is near Bus Terminal and can access to other shopping areas and beach easily. Hotel facilities are nice and neat. Though Room is not too big for family but size is reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms are ok although not excellent. But overall is clean and functional. Really value for money for the price you pay. Location is close to many eating places. Upgrade to club if you can. Its worth the extra $$ as you can relax for an evening drink at the lounge.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel location is easily access to everywhere. Shopping malls are just next door. Bus interchange is behind the hotel. 5-10 drive to Gurney Plaza. The room is spacious and breakfast is satisfying. Good city view from the hotel room. The hotel provide table tennis table. My husband had a good game with an Australian guest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The personnel from concierge, reception, restaurant, cleaning rooms really make an effort to make you feel an appreciated customer, they were polite, helpful and friendly. Hotel Location is perfect, very close to George Town, it allowed me to visit different places over there on walking distance. The food at the restaurant ‘The Islander’ was really good, breakfast every morning was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location, but rooms were tired looking and old. Within walking distance to 1st Avenue mall, the street food, street art and bus station. The rooms are clean and bed was comfortable although the TV is quite dated (time to change to LCDs with better resolution). Staff are friendly and attentive to your needs, the hotel is near shopping areas... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is strategically located at the centre of Georgetown. Next to Komtar, the bus station and walking distance to Chow Rasta market and food haven. We parked our car and did all the walking about hunting for food and shopping at the wet market.

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was excellent, I like the rooms because of the king size beds and is very spacious. The location was good as there were shopping malls nearby. The best thing I like was the the rooms. very clean and neat.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traders is one of the chain hotels in Penang - part of the ShangriLa Group. The group has 2 other properties on the island - Rasa Sayang and Golden Sands, both up in the Northern Part of the island - by the beach. By way of background, ShangriLa is an Asian chain of hotels that is usually well known for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at this hotel 6-12 June 2014. Third time in 3 years. Hotel is rather dated and old but what keeps my family and I coming back is the wonderful service of the staff. There are so many to commend but special mention goes to Vickey, Veen. Winnie and Ella of the Islander Café. Service with a smile each and... More

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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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Traders Hotel Georgetown
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Amenities

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
Hotel Style
#4 Luxury Hotel in Georgetown #4 Business Hotel in Georgetown #5 Family Hotel in Georgetown #7 Romantic Hotel in Georgetown
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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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