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Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang

Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is flawed in many ways from start to end: 1. Check-in taking 25 minutes (large number of people waiting to be checked-in, 3 staff serving, guests pushing in). 2. Two lifts out of 3 working, taking a very long time to access lifts (1 in "maintenance" but apparently 1 lift has been in maintenance for months). Sometimes we... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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110 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our first experience here was the poor service at check-in. We arrived 2 hours before check-in and I had hoped that we could do the paper work, store our bags and then maybe go for a swim. No, all we could do is store our bags and go to the restaurant while we watched and wished we could get into... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

was not expecting much about the hotel after i read the reviews online. we booked 3 rooms and requested rooms near each other or at least same floor, but did not get the request fulfilled. front desk staff seemed to be working double shifts. no wonder they are tired and was just very robotic. one of our room keycards didnt... More 

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FlamingoPenang, General Manager at Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay with us and for your detailed review. We sincerely apologize for the issues that fell below your expectations during your stay. I will personally look into those matters with my team for immediate improvement. Rest assured that your next visit will be a truly different experience. We look forward to have you again in Flamingo... More 

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had visited Penang on Last May, 2016 with my husband on our 2nd honeymoon and we chose to stay at Flamingo by the Beach Hotel. We stayed on 13th floor and took sea view room. The moment I got into my room, I was speechless as I could see the whole sea from my balcony. The room was spacious,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stayed at this hotel on several occasions before, recommended it to our family and was very disappointed at the service. for the first 2 weeks of our stay everything was fine, except for the lifts, they were a nightmare for the whole 4 weeks we were there, in the end we used the service lifts as they were better.... More 

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FlamingoPenang, General Manager at Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang, responded to this review

Thank you for your stay with us and for your detailed feedback. We regret to hear that your stay didn't turn out a pleasant one. Your review has been taken seriously and we're working towards better service in future. We hope to have you back in Flamingo Hotel by the beach, Penang as we believe your next visit will be... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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220 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was spacious, cleaning staff was efficient. The view of the sea good. Pool was littered with sand - probably from those who came in after Swimming in the sea. Some sea sports n activities available. Has a spa - but needs booking n not very prompt in opening hours. Breakfast was ample though some dishes are too salty. Service... More 

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Flamingo2009, Front Office Manager at Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that we have met your expectations in hotel service and product. Your feedbacks are valuable to us. Currently we are working on the issues you have mentioned to us. I do trust that your next visit will be a different experience. If you need assistance with your room reservations please free to... More 

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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Book Flamingo because it was reasonably priced, so I didn't expect much. The hotel is pretty average overall. Rooms were nice spacious, however, the upkeep could have been a little better. Had breakfast at the coffeehouse this morning... man was it crowded, I suppose the hotel was running full because of the weekend. Spread, how should i say it...? Er...... More 

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Flamingo2009, Front Office Manager at Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Your feedback are valuable to our teams. Currently we are working on the issues you have mentioned to us. I do trust that your next visit will be a different experience. If you need assistance with your room reservation please feel free to contact me directly. Thank you Best regards Suresh Kumar Nagaiah Front Office... More 

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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start with the good things The location is very good specially if you booked a room on beach side as i did Amazing view nice rooms good pool direct path to beach good breakfast Front desk crew are so aggressive unprofessional and they make me stand with ohhh 😳 wth Internet is very slow i asked for help many... More 

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Flamingo2009, General Manager at Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We take your feedback very seriously and will work towards improvements of what was lacking immediately. We trust you have a pleasant journey home and we look forward to having you again in Flamingo Hotel by the beach Penang. Thank you Best regards Ong Hai Leong General Manager Flamingo Hotel by the beach Penang More 

Shiraz, Iran
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room was very clean. The hotel was good and near the beach. Pool was very clean and it was good that pool and water sport is near the beach. Our safety box was not working and we tell it to the reception for more time and they didn't fix it. The breakfast was good. The Penang island was very... More 

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Flamingo2009, General Manager at Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad you have enjoyed your stay with us. I will share your feedback with my team and work towards improving the areas you have mentioned. We trust you have a pleasant journey home and we look forward to having you again in Flamingo Hotel by the beach Penang. Thank you Best regards Ong... More 

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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a quite old hotel but they have friendly and helpful staffs. We booked the standard room with twin beds but I think that room could fit 4-person. You can leave your belongings at your room and walk to the beach side which located just next to the swimming pool. It was less crowded and cleaner compared to the... More 

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Flamingo2009, General Manager at Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to learn that you had a pleasant stay with us. We will work to improve on the issues you have mentioned. I do trust that your next visit will be a different experience. We trust you have a pleasant journey home and we look forward to having you again in Flamingo Hotel... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang

Address: Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Tanjung Bungah
Price Range: $51 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Flamingo Hotel by the Beach, Penang 3.5*
Number of rooms: 280
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