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Bellevue The Penang Hill Hotel

Bukit Bendera, George Town, Penang Island 10450, Malaysia
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Ranked #34 of 52 Hotels in George Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
30 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

this property is a real hotel of the past era.situated at penang hill with wonderful views of penang .it is very quite 11 rooms all sharing the bathrooms again aged.meals are served with the most beautiful hilltop view.it is slow so you can relax and soak up the place.the staff are gentle nice people who are very proud of the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Read this for best info of our Penang Hill stay. We stayed mid week in late March 2014 at this hotel to try it out for a couple of nights. To get up here to stay, I would recommend you keep your luggage else where down in Penang. Thats what we did. Othervise, you will need to get up using... More

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seremban,Malaysia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We have been staying at Bellevue on and off for around 30 years - putting up with the colonial era bathrooms and the cardboard toast for the sheer pleasure of the amazing 360 degree views of Penang island, the cool air - and the Bellevue gardens. So I am very happy to report on the latest improvements. The upstairs bedrooms... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Had a one night stay at Penang Hill. Check - in was quite fast. Upon reaching the room, the interior of the room is quite simple. Though there is some moldy smell from the comforter, but overall is fine. No TV set, might be a bit boring in the night and No Air- Conditioner as well. Only standing fan. Hotel... More

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

This is my first time visited Penang Hill and I decided to stay at The Bellevue Hotel. The Only Hotel operated on top of the hill. I arrived at 10.30 am and they allowed me to check in early. The reservation staff are very friendly and well trained. I was booked one standard room with two single bed. The interior... More

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Not too long ago when something was so bad it was possibly good it was described as being" camp". Well that's the Bellevue. At the equivalent of $US 100 for the night you better enjoy the view and location and not be fastidious. The good is the location , perched atop Penang Hill with breathtaking views and adjacent to the... More

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

This hotel to me in like an "unpolished diamond". What a waste. I like the location as it overlooks Penang Sea and the hill. I like the full length window as you can have nature so close to you. The hotel room is cosy and clean. Decent except that it has no aircon and we have to request for two... More

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Perth, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Visited the Aviary Ginger Garden at Hotel Bellevue as part of a shore excursion with Superstar Virgo. One of the sadest sights of our tour was a peacock in a pen so small the bird could not display his tail feathers without them being broken on the wire coop. Another bird was seen pacing its enclosure and seemed distressed. Is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013 via mobile

Hotel was clean and old, which gives you a heritage feel. Room was big and comfy. The hotel staff were excellent. We arrived late at the hotel and there were no restaurant opened so the staff took the trouble to open back the restaurant and serve us. It was basically opened just for us, seeing that we were traveling with... More

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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Come prepared for the Penang local hospitality which is not to be rushed. Staff are protective of facilities; and rightly so given the vantage point with unblocked views of Georgetown day and night. Simple courtesy and a smile goes a long way with the few staff. Lunch menu is limited to 3 local delights - fried rice and noodles with... More

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Address: Bukit Bendera, George Town, Penang Island 10450, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 50
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