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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
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cold Lake, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here in early Dec with my husband, our daughter and her husband and two young boys. We had two sea view rooms in the original side and they were huge!I loved being able to open the wooden windows and look at the ships coming in first thing in the morning! After seeing the opulent lobby we were a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful experience! Just spent 5 nights at the beautiful Historic E&O. We were based in the New Victoria Annex. Room 1007 was brilliant! Beautifully decorated every last detail had been considered. Sea view. Amazing shower. Stunning roll top bath. Comfortable bed. Double sinks and dressing area. Refreshments. Daily newspaper. The pools are stunning. ESP level 6 roof terrace. The staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

So pleased with be ambience and service this hotel offers we, like a number of others have revisited many times. The hotel caters for many needs and tastes from the Edwardian ambience of the Heritage Wing to the ultra modern of the new Wing.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at E&O in the beginning of December for 3 nights, looking forward to the old colonial style hotel. Hotel itself is quite pleasant but the area around the hotel is not that great. If only we knew, we would have stayed at the northern beaches hotel. We had heritage wing room, it was quite large room with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I didn't stay here but wanted to take my husband for cocktails for his birthday. I popped in to see if I could reserve a table and they were charming and helpful. Dean in particular was fantastic - he showed me around and agreed to reserve a table for us. When we arrived on the day they really made my... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The true measure of a hotel is how well staff handle situations when things do not go right. Recently there was a miscommunication with my transportation when I arrived. I explained my situation to Mr. Hao the manager and he immediately corrected the situation. His response and the help of the staff was flawless. I look forward to returning to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely grand hotel located perfectly at the beach front in Georgetown. Fabulous service, fantastic rooms, it was a pleasure to stay. Stayed at the heritage wing, so can only speak for that section of the hotel, but definitely worth the time, money and effort. If I ever return to Penang, I will definitely stay there.

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Toronto, Canada
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30 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

3 of us spent 3 nights in E&O on December 2014. Right after we arrived the hotel by taxi, there was the’ WOW’ effect! The hotel was beautifully built in George Town, Penang. White building in colonial style! Facing the ocean, tropical trees and flowers around…It was exactly I was looking for! We stayed at the Annex building. Room was... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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62 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Let me just start with a fact I am american Israeli and it was with kind of somewhat scared feeling that we arrived to that part of the world . I must admit I was really happy to see that me being Israeli was not a problem and the service was top . The lobby is grand the outdoor area... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have stayed in the Victory Annexe of E&O hotel in 2013. This time, we stayed in the Heritage Wing instead. Upon arrival, the staff helped us to park our car and handled our luggage. Thumbs up to the excellent valet service. At the lobby, we were given welcome drink and cold towel. Check in was quick and smooth, and... 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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