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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Having waded through various home stays and lodges I was comforted by the very warm welcome of the friendly staff at the Orient and booked on that alone. The room was all you need (very basic) and in spite of reception saying wifi is available but not guaranteed it was perfectly fine with a strong signal in my room and... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Stayed here last week for 2N. Great Location. Near to Padang Kota, just 20 min drive to Penang Hill, 10 min drive to ferry terminal,10 min drive to Komtar and Penang Time Square. Next building is Glow in the dark museum that has just opened on 27th May 2016. The hotel is very strategic located in the centre of Georgetown.... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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78 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Although this hotel may not look particularly promising from the street, for me it was a welcome contrast to the over-priced 'heritage' backpacker haunts that seem to pre-dominate in Georgetown nowadays. This is a real hotel, with wonderful uniformed staff who run the place with true professionalism and style. The place is slightly faded, which I rather liked, but is... More 

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malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Great location with famous eateries, convenience shop, pubs and other attraction nearby. Our room in 10th floor insulated us from noise, give us panoramic view . Room is spacious but a bit old, the bathroom is okay, aircond functioning well but the tv channel have bad reception. The staff are very attentive and polite, they also are very knowledgeable about... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Great affordable hotel in the centre of town. Staff where very knowledgable about sights and great eats in Penang. Room was good without being great. My tip is to take a rickshaws from hotel and explore close by sights.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We had been wandering Georgetown for a while looking for a room with a private bathroom in the largely backpacker dominate area of Georgetown. The oriental was good value at 120RM for a double and the rooms were spacious and clean if a bit dated. Our main issue with the hotel was the constant traffic noise that went on all... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The location of the hotel is very good, walking distance from ferry, shopping mall and restauranges. The rooms have seen their best days but serve a traveller still well. Staff is helpfull, always someone in the reception speaks fluent english. They arrange trips and tickets and take very low comission for the trouble. Higher floors have better view to the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

October 2015 . I spent here two Nights in this Hotel . It is a little bt older , clean , but the Room was nice , new Floor , new Painting . AC , WIFI , TV , Refrigerator and a wunderfull view over the City . The Staff was very friendly and helpfull , i felt to be... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Adequate lighting and efficient air-conditioning for a budget class hotel. Great way to learn about the culture and sights as the hotel sits on a junction of three or four main streets! Immediate check-in by staff who waited for us to freshen up even on the Chinese New Year season and came to talk to us about the off the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

Basic 2 star hotel, very old Hong Kong style. If you're a washroom person then this might not suit you, toilet bowl cannot flush smoothly. Try avoid room near to lift, very noisy at late night and early morning. Very limited parking space and first come first serve basic, even road side also very limited parking space.

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Additional Information about Oriental Hotel

Address: 105, Penang Road, George Town, Penang Island 1000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $25 - $219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Oriental Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
Oriental Hotel Georgetown
Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town
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