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Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang

25A Farquhar Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Check in 2 rooms on 12th June for a short stay attending a family function in Penang. I was shock to see the hotel is rated 4 stars by Tourism Board, but the hotels to me is not even 2 stars. We checked in to a non smoking floor on level 8 but the rooms are so smelly of smoking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I came here to celebrate my brother's birthday and was very much pleasantly surprised with my experience. Being from the customer service line, i have high expectations with regards to efficiency and also the soft skills applied. From the moment of my check in to the time of my check out i have had no complaints about the staff. Ms... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Bayview Hotel, is situated in the heart of Georgetown, within very easy walking distance to basically everything including historical and cultural landmarks. Check out the revolving roof top restaurant, not forgetting the bar outside the restaurant. Red Garden, which sells local food is within 5 minutes of walking from Bayview. Only drawback would be the TV programs available (Wells,... More 

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bhgpg, General Manager at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang, responded to this review

Dear kelv78, Greetings from Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. I am glad that you had a pleasant stay with us and had enjoyed the views from the Revolving restaurant. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Lawrence Perera Hotel Manager More 

New Delhi, India
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is well located with most rooms offering a great view of the George Town Harbour Bay and Port. The rooms are extremely spacious, though slightly dated. bathroom has tub. The toilet seat was however problematic with water constantly remaining static more than half up above the basin. Beds are comfortable and taxis are available easily. The Property is... More 

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bhgpg, General Manager at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang, responded to this review

Dear naveennath, Greetings from Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. Thank you very much for your review. I would appreciate it if you could message me your room number so that I can get maintenance to look into the toilet seat & water issue that you had mentioned. Yes, our rooms here at Bayview Georgetown is indeed very spacious and our location... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Final stop of our holidays. This hotel is presented like the “Old Days” of the Raj. Wide open foyer, sweeping staircases, a Bar lounge area for your late afternoon sip of your Gin & Tonic. I hoped I painted a picture of its Style. Our Standard Room, serviced daily was large enough and quite comfortable. Staff were more than helpful,... More 

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bhgpg, General Manager at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang, responded to this review

Dear Roggoes, Greetings from Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. Thank you very much for your nice & honest review. Bayview Georgetown was built in the 80s and the Management had decided to maintain the overall style - "old days of the Raj" as you had mentioned. Our focus have always been and will always be the comfort and satisfaction of our... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The warm welcome, greeted with a smile, efficient and courteous, and very friendly pleasant disposition, the very spacious executive de luxe room with plush cosy large king size bed making our stay very enjoyable for the next five days, a home away from home, and then the premium de luxe lounge with drinks and supper and breakfasts with the best... More 

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bhgpg, General Manager at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang, responded to this review

Dear Hedy H, Greetings from Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. Thank you very much for this lovely review and for giving us a 5/5 ratings. We are delighted that you had a fantastic stay with us in our Premier Deluxe room. Yes, our Premier rooms does offer a fantastic view of the ocean. You are correct, the waiter that served you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed my stay at this hotel. The room is spacious and clean. The breakfast is great although can serve more variety of foods. The reception counter decoration can be further improved and the staff can be more 'exciting".

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bhgpg, General Manager at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang, responded to this review

Dear Abdul S, Greetings from Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. Thank you very much for your review and I am glad that you had a nice stay with us in our spacious and clean room. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Lawrence Perera Hotel Manager More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Bayview Hotel Georgetown. We enjoyed our stay here in Penang. Thanks for making the effort to find us a seaview rooms. The 2 adjoining rooms were clean, big, spacious and the bathroom is slip-free, which I find is an effort to understand customers needs. We do not know when we will be back in Penang but thank you... More 

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bhgpg, General Manager at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang, responded to this review

Dear Doreen N, Greetings from Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. Thank you very much for this lovely review and for giving us a 5/5 ratings. I am sure that my staff will be happy with your very kind words and we will continue to do our very best here. We hope to welcome you again on your next visit to Penang.... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a couple of great experiences in 7 Terrace and Eastern & Oriental. My stay in Bayview can best described as mediocre. We just came back from Penang during busy session. E&O is full, was looking for a hotel in Jalan Penang vicinity so I tried Bayview. Both my wife and I were disappointed. Their facilities are ok, room... More 

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bhgpg, General Manager at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang, responded to this review

Dear Lyefei, Greetings from Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. I sincerely regret that your recent stay with us was marred by the noise of the corridor as well as your neighbouring room. I have taken note on the "poor" service from housekeeping on the towels and rest assured steps will be taken to improve on this. Thank you very much for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was "welcome" with a bad attitude in front desk name Izham. Was doing some simple checkings with the guy whether we can have an arrangement of early check in. Then was turned down directly without "sorry",without "smile" and unpolitely. If this was a 4star accomodation I would rate -4star. Also tell Izham dun be in service line if u cant... More 

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bhgpg, General Manager at Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang, responded to this review

Dear Chong Y, Greetings from Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang. I sincerely regret and apologize for the poor service from Mr Izham. He should have been more tactful & polite in replying back to you that he could not accommodate your request for early check-in as there were no rooms available. I have spoken to him on this and I believe... More 

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