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Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Ranked #4 of 12 Hotels in Batu Ferringhi
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Stayed at this hotel for four nights during a business trip. Rooms are nice although the hill view room doesn't have much of a view. Room could have better lighting. Food was good. There are lots of hotels in the Batu Feringgi area but the location of the hotel is good with the beach right outside. There were also some... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were at the Golden Sands for a long weekend. It was the start of the Malaysian school holidays, and it was very crowded, with lots of screaming kids! For the children this is paradise, with a fantastic pool area and small waterslide! The toddler pool has a sun cover over it which makes it a very safe place to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is clean and breakfast is good. Rooms with sea view are by far better than the ones facing the hills. Pools are a little bit small and some people are into it without proper swimming suits. Free ice cubes in the ice maker next to the elevator. Good for family not for solo traveler. A little bit boring... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Parents can enjoy kids free hour by sending them to Cool Zone Kids Club, they have different activities for in house guest's kids everyday. My daughter enjoyed the kids club and Adventure Zone very much!

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is set right on a golden beach, the hotel has extensive WiFi everywhere with a good signal. The facilities are good and clean, and the staff are really friendly and we'll trained in customer service. If you're after good service and value for money come here.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 6 nights with my partner. On arrival we were shown to room 553, this room is a smoking room it looked very dark and smelt of smoke, as a none smoker I couldn't stay in that room so I asked to be changed. The reception staff and duty manager Benjamin were very helpful.I was then allocated room... More

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

The room and pool is clean and nice. I'll definitely go back again if I go Penang. The sea view room is definitely a catch for this hotel and very near to the sea side. Downside of this hotel is that it is very far from the town but it's worth the ride.

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Guisborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Staying at the Golden Sands Resort is a pleasure, good attentive staff good food especially the breakfast and seafood buffet night. The outside life has a good buzz on an evening, the outside food hall is a must also.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice relaxing resort with nice gardens and good service. Rooms were comfortable and resort facilities were adequate. Plenty of shops and restaurants close by to visit. Plenty of room around the pool.

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Sunnyvale, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel was fantastic & beyond words, from food, to rooms & the staff. My sister & I had our rooms upgraded to the top floor with no additional charge! It was indeed very gracious of Golden Sands. We also had adjoining rooms & our rooms faced the pools & the open sea which was great. The breakfast was plentiful... More

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Additional Information about Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

Address: Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Batu Ferringhi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La 4*
Number of rooms: 387
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