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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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36 reviews 36 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was my first time in Penang and I was pleasantly surprised. The resort on the beach, though an hour drive away was worth the rush hour trip. The room was large and the coffee and tea setup was appreciated. My room over looked the street so the noise level kept me awake but it was a minor problem. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I travelled with our 2 children, 12 and 9 to GSR after a manic few days in Singapore. We were initially in 2 interconnecting hill view rooms but on arrival asked to be upgraded to sea view rooms. As it was over the easter period and they were at full capacity they couldn't' move us for 2... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is the second time we have been here and I would gladly stay again. The rooms are good - small but big enough for what you use it for. Our kettle didn't work but was replaced immediately. They are very prompt with their service and are happy to help with any request. The rooms are well cleaned and a... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our stay at the hotel was great and enjoyable. Staff were great! Will go back again and again. The only issue is the price which is on the very high side compared to other similar hotels. Plenty of activities for all ages.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Travelled with my twin two-year olds and my parents (>60 years). Booked two adjacent rooms. Everyone was very comfortable and happy. Rooms were some of the best I have stayed in in Malaysia - clean, good linen, lots of space. Food options at breakfast were great. Good menus for lunch and dinner. Adventure Zone was fabulous. Pool was lots of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our third visit in 2 years, the last being in April 2014 and as always we experienced great service from all staff. Rooms are comfortable and always well cleaned (thanks Linda). Daily Activities organised in the Pool adds to fun atmosphere. Fantastic location at the start of night markets and only short walk to Long Beach Food Market... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This wonderful little resort is a great value. We stayed at the Hard Rock and left after one day due to the uncomfortable rooms and noisy atmosphere. This little gem was a fraction of the cost and had a much higher standard of rooms. The grounds are well kept and the people are friendly and accommodating. I would certainly stay... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed for 3 nights at this resort and really enjoyed the experience. The hotel is right on the beach, but the beach is nowhere as good as those in Australia. I preferred to swim in the hotel pools as they were very clean. The staff at the resort are terrific and the quality of food in the restaurants, whilst... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this hotel is just great, right on the beach, lovely pools, and great location for the night markets and street eating. The rooms are a little tired, but with the amount of people who stay at this great hotel, it must be so hard to keep them refreshed. It certainly doesn't detract from staying there. The staff are friendly, though... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 1 night with family recently - we took 2 rooms and had a poor start, but things picked up and in the end, felt pretty good about the stay. The good: 1) Restaurant - We enjoyed the breakfast - the spread is very good, and food quality is good as well. We also had the buffet dinner, which... More

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  • Night market(46)
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  • Long beach(14)
  • Adventure Zone(13)
  • Water sport(8)
  • Cool lounge(7)
  • Sea View room(7)
  • George town(6)
  • Kid Club(5)
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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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