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Eastern & Oriental Hotel

5.0 of 5 10 Farquhar Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Borobudur, Indonesia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

We wined and dined on one of the outdoor, harbour side restaurant areas... observing the peninsular views of Penang and the Mainland in the far off distance. Sublime. If you are not staying here but wish to drink or dine, in order to soak up some of the charming atmosphere, then make sure you pack something nice to wear. You... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My partner & I stayed at The E&O between 16th-21st February as part of a 2 week trip around Malaysia and Singapore celebrating our anniversary. The Good Points - *We stayed in the newer Victory Annexe part of the building. The whole hotel is really beautiful looking and the room was spacious with a balcony with sea view. *A few... More 

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Breaux Bridge, Louisiana
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63 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent three nights in a Deluxe Suite in the older "Heritage Wing" of the E&O Hotel. Everything was just like in the pictures. The lobby and other public areas were spacious and elegant, as was our room. Most of the furniture and even the bathroom fixtures appeared to be perfectly restored Victorian antiques. Our room had a sitting room,... More 

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vancouver island, canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I recently returned from our stay at the E&O in Penang and are still in awe of the way we were treated. Our beautiful room overlooking the ocean, our feather pillows, the magnificent breakfast, peace and quiet, the manners and courtesy shown to us by staff. In particular I should like to mention "Vicky". Upon our arrival... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was my first time staying in town and I usually stay in gurney area but this hotel is fantastic. Checking in was a breeze and the newly renovated suite is HUGE and everything looks great in the room. Got the room facing the sea and the view is breathtaking. Buffet line was good especially the Char Kuey Teow corner.... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want explore penang, this is the place to stay. Everywhere is within easy reach and the hotel gives you a splendid setting to relax. The infinity swimming pool is superb, staff are all friendly and the food is excellent. The victory suite gives you the quieter experience if you prefer.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Four of us (2 couples) spent a fantastic long weekend in Georgetown and throughly enjoyed our stay at the E&O. We had rooms in the Annex and enjoyed looking at the photos and the artefacts in the corridors. The staff were brilliant and attentive, responding to all our needs, the rooms were large and the views out to sea perfect... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Looking at previous reviews of this hotel, my review might sound like repetition. But to start with, this hotel has a unique and seducive charme which makes it so unique even beyond Penang. We were given a gorgeous room to the beach side in old charming colonial style with abundant space and a wonderful cosy atmosphere. It is well located... More 

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Tamworth, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in February 2015. It is a grand hotel, beautiful building and the room was of generous size with a balcony overlooking the ocean but you can get all that off the website - it is true to the actual place. The service is what let the hotel down. Not the actual people, they were lovely,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Love this hotel - breakfast buffet was great spread of food, pool was beautiful, rooms are spacious and clean. Evening drinks and snacks was excellent on the 6th floor! Service was great and we even get a complimentary bed for our boy when we told the check in staff that we were not sure if the kingsize bed was enough... More 

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Address: 10 Farquhar Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Eastern & Oriental Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Eastern Oriental Georgetown
Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in George Town
#1 Business Hotel in George Town
#2 Family Hotel in George Town
#4 Romantic Hotel in George Town

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