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Oriental Hotel

105, Penang Road, George Town, Penang Island 1000, Malaysia
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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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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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34 hotel reviews
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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Stayed for 4 nights. Hotel with very friendly staff. Bugs (old plumbing in the bathroom) is compensated by the low price. There Is Wi Fi. Located near bus stops and tourist and CAT. From the port easy to reach by bus 101

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Bangkok, Thailand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We stayed here 2 times . The Room is very basic with attached bathroom strong Hot shower some rooms has a bathtub and some dont have. Room 703 has a bathub and Room 702 has strong hot shower. The floor has a old carpet and Double bed is not that big, bed sheets,pillow case are old and the pillow is... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

I was a caregiver for a group of 40 pax of strokees and caregivers checking in on03/03/16 for 2 nights. Upon arrival at the hotel by chartered bus, I requested for assistance from the concierge with the luggage as there are many strokees on board but he said it's not his duty. Bad first impression. We had booked a total... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This hotel is old but is being refurbished. Good air con and bed. Helpful desk staff. Noise from the busy road below certainly kept us wake on the 7th floor, as single glazed windows. Good central location, short walk to Komtar and historic centre is round the corner too. Wifi intermittent as they warned us, so no surprises there. View... More 

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Irving, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

OK...I have been going to Penang for over twenty years. This is the third time I've stayed at the Oriental Hotel on Jalan Penang. The staff really try to make the experience pleasant. The hotel is currently under renovation from the eight floor and above. That is where the views are the best..but even from the 7th floor facing the... More 

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