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Grand Continental Hotel - Penang

3.0 of 5 Inn   |   68, Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, Penang Island 10300 , Malaysia
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had to make a business trip to Penang this week and most of the hotels were fully booked. This is due mainly to the schools and year-end holidays and Penang is a favorite destination for holidays in Malaysia. Ended up staying at this hotel. As expected from a chained hotel, the amenities and facilities were pretty standard and comfortable... More 

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Siena, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is the second time that I have stayed at this hotel. It is still excellent. Service by their employees is excellen, very formal, but very accommodating. The breakfasts are wonderful. Haven't had baked pears in A generation. Room service is old world. You just don't get that any more. Rooms are great, even if a little small. One has... More 

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Nice stay and Warming welcome at reception. The Hotel charges you 100 RM as refundable deposit. For 4 pax there were only 2 coffee mugs kept, we demanded more cups and tea bags. This has to be done by the hotel w.o demanding. Pool is small and of 1.5m depth, you can see nice view of Penang Bridge from pool.... More 

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Doolin, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Avoid this hotel. A new “management team” recently took over the hotel. They are a bad fit with the long term employees. The blame is not with the long term employees. After I checked in and paid, I went outside briefly. When I returned, the automatic double glass sliding door shut very rapidly, and with strong force, on me. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

it is an averaging hotel. hotel itself and it interior are old. hotel cleaness are ok, hotel service are ok. location wise not bad, quite easy access to food court, stalls and pubs are all around the corner

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Borneo Island
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Booked online. Arrived and found out that there will be no hot water the few days we are staying there. Location not that great as well. Room is comfy, but view so-so. There's no much choice for breakfast. Overall, still alright for the price.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

I understand this hotel was given a 3stars but in my opinion, it does not worth half a star. Located in a good place right in the heart of Penang Island. Reception & Lobby: Lobby is dark and no proper waiting area. I make a call to the receptionist to confirm my reservation but they failed to give me an... More 

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Putrajaya, Malaysia
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14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Stayed for 1 night for business trip. As well known hotel brand i'm not worried about the hotel when make a reservation. But when enter the receptions, staff don't have standard uniform not friendly. facilities are aging, room have old furniture and carpet are dusty. AC not maintained and noisy. i have to request towel because its not ready in... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Came here for business trip. Rooms are old and not well maintained. No hot shower (broken). Front desk not local and can not speak local. Will not come here again. Will noy recommend to any other person

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

First of all, this hotel must not be confused with another one with very similar name but better rating. I don't mind old hotels as long as they are clean and well maintained. But not this one. From the car park to the lobby and corridors are not well-lit. And yes, the elevator is dangerous. Stained beddings and mouldy pillows.... More 

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Address: 68, Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, Penang Island 10300 , Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
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Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Continental Hotel - Penang 3*
Number of rooms: 190
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