We have booked 3 day 2 nights stay at E&O Hotel for a short break in Penang.
The location at Georgetown was convenient to visit the "Blue Mansion" or Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and the Penang State Museum & Gallery and also the heritage walk if you can bear with the heat.
The room is spacious and the bedding are comfortable as many pillows are provided. Wi-fi is complimentary throughout the hotel, hence, it is an added plus. The staff who check-in for us was very helpful and friendly.
My kids and I loved the breakfast spread at E&O hotel. It has western, local (Nasi Lemak), Chinese ( Dim Sum for breakfast on sunday) and even fresh fruit juice. You can sit on the inside or outside, which you can have a nice view of the sea.
There is also a shuttle bus that brings hotel guest to Lone Pine Hotel, located at Batu Ferringgi and Quay Side, a shopping complex. That would save you taxi fare as most taxi fare in Penang are not run on meter, but charge based on a fixed rate.
If I ever visit Penang again, I will definitely choose E&O Hotel as my first choice.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the embodiment of both a special time and a special place. For well over a century, this remarkable hotel - known simply as `The E&O' to generations of travellers - has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era.In many ways, it has also come to represent Penang itself; its story inextricably woven into the island's history, its traditions an indelible part of many a traveller's treasured memory, its name synonymous with the magical island once known as The Pearl Of the Orient. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Eastern And Oriental Hotel
- Eastern Oriental Georgetown
- Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town