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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

No doubt this an old hotel, however the hotel was well up keep. Prompt action from Front Office and fast delivery of the room. Overall F&B is good and economical pricing. However the breakfast offerings can be improved further. Definately we will be here again.

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Thank imran h
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First...there's Merlin hotel...years later..Sheraton hotel....today it is called the Royal Penang hotel...easy access to shopping mall..coffeeshops...eateries...justacross the road..situated on the heritage building ... the famous KFC...this is one of my perfect choices should one want a bit of quietness. Each hotel have their uniqueness of serving their guests by far this hotel tries their upmost desires to serve you better... More 

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PETALING JAYA
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133 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a really poor first impression reception as front desk had no records of our Agoda (combined Bookings.com) reservation for 2 nights. A line of irate guests were facing the same problem. The 2 men at the reception were not handling the stress well. But, it was finally sorted out and we even got upgraded by Mr Vic, who... More 

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Thank vanessakoh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for 5 days for a school trip. The location is lovely. There's a KFC opposite the hotel. Room was very clean and aircon works perfectly. Powerpoints were enough for 2 persons. Staffs were friendly too. Breakfast was great as well. You can get the hotel to call you a cab if you want to get anywhere in Penang.

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Thank Iskandar O
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the executive suite over the weekend in March. Love it to the bits. The interior is vintage (or old) but it is maintained and kept very well. Checked in late and it was smooth. the staffs are super friendly. Breakfast spread is superb!

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old hotel but with great location. Friendly and helpful staffs. From the hotel entrance on the right side you can find a coffee shop with some nice food. Good for breakfast. At the back of the hotel is another coffee shop that is famous for the "Hokkien Mee" (Hokkien Noddle). In front is KFC. On the 1st floor there's a... More 

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63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is a bit dated, however the location is good and the parking is available. We hired a scooter for our Penang stay and we were able to park at the front of the hotel which has fairly good security (we got pulled up twice and questioned), which was good because they were doing their jobs. If you are... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

I was given a delux room on the 12th floor. Good view, room was spacious. Linkway to Giant & Pharmacy. Nearby the hotel are 2 food courts with a good variety of local food. Area for improvement - no face or hand towels, only 1 toothbrush when the room was clearly meant for two adults. Some of us ran out... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

The hotel is quite outdated, & may need some maintenance. The carpet smell stuffy. However, the room is large, & the environment felt relaxed. The hotel is located not very far from Lorong Abu Siti, where there are many choices for food. Breakfast at the hotel is sufficient to start the day. The staff are friendly & helpful.

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HotelRoyalPen, Manager at Hotel Royal Penang, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, First and foremost, thank you for choosing to stay with us at Hotel Royal Penang during your recent trip here. We refer to your comments pertaining to the quality of our product and services and we have taken note of our dated products. We wish to advise that a refurbishment exercise is underway, in order for us... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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51 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

The hotel is located in the centre of town, walking distance to various local food stall, eg new world park, old corner cafe and etc. There is a supermart near to the hotel too. Old hotel, but clean. The furniture and design were very outdated if were to compare with other 4 star hotel. A refurbishment will need to be... More 

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HotelRoyalPen, Manager at Hotel Royal Penang, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, First and foremost, thank you for choosing to stay with us at Hotel Royal Penang recently. We are pleased that you have had a pleasant stay with us, as one of our top priorities is to provide only the best comfort and satisfaction to all our valued guests. We have taken note of our dated products and... More 

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Amenities

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

Additional Information about Hotel Royal Penang

Address: No. 3 Jalan Larut, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $36 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Royal Penang 4*
Number of rooms: 237
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Also Known As:
Hotel Royal Penang George Town
Hotel Style:
#14 Luxury Hotel in George Town
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