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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a great time staying in this hotel. Top notch rooms and facilities combined with excellent service made our trip extraordinary. Breakfast choice, amenities etc. are on the point. Would always come back and stay there. Its also close to town and sea facing - could not be better.

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very big hotel. Excellent room, excellent bathroom, beachfront hotel. Clean and warm swimming pool. Love it. The breakfast was delicious. The staff was helpful. The hotel was kind of old one, but it was very good. The price is so goood. Love it!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is my third stay at this splendid colonial-style hotel. It is one of my favourite hotels in the world. It offers peace and tranquility in a elegant setting with gracious staff to match. The beds are extremely comfortable in generous sized rooms. I recommend a premier suite in the Heritage Wing. It is close to the ground floor swimming... More 

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Bunbury, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had friends staying at the E& O and were invited there for pre dinner drinks. Having looked at the hotel online we were very excited to be going there to enjoy the ambience and view of the surrounds. We all went to the 6th floor and sat on the terrace for our drinks. We ordered cocktails and a Budweiser... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The E&O is the equivalent of the Raffles Hotel in Penang. We had a nice room with was very well equipped with antique furnitures which fitted very well to the old part of the hotel. the view on the sea was nice so was as well the pool. The gym in the heritage wing is a bit small and not... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at room 706 on 24th for 2 nights. I've stayed and reviewed some pretty good hotels. E&O is up there with the best! In fact I would go further to say that it's one of the best hotels we have stayed in. I would not need to look for another hotel in Penang when I return. Staffs were... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had decided to stay at this hotel as we had always loved what we saw & boy we were not disappointed. It was great to see the level of attention from the moment that we checked in till we left the hotels pays heed to. It is indeed a tribute to the attention that management of this hotel must... More 

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Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

With several my coworkers to have lunch at E&O buffet. Lots of choice. Most are Chinese cuisine. Seating and service are good. Parking is easy. The view from window is beautiful with blue sky and sea. The good place to have lunch.

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london
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in the corner suite which was a huge suite for a family of 4. The location in right in the old town which is full of things and places to visit. The staff and services were good too. I would definitely stay again if visiting Penang.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We lived in Penang for two periods, 35 and 16 years ago. There was never an opportunity to stay at the E & O, until our recent return visit, this time on vacation. After a stay with local friends at Minden, we spent the last two nights in a Heritage wing suite with ocean view. It went very well. Our... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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 

Additional Information about Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Address: 10 Farquhar Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $143 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Eastern & Oriental Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Eastern Oriental Georgetown
Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town
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#1 Business Hotel in George Town
#2 Luxury Hotel in George Town
#2 Family Hotel in George Town
#3 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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