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Eastern & Oriental Hotel

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Exquisitely well preserved colonial building in George Town. There are two wings at this hotel. We stayed at the new wing. One would expect the "new" wing to lose it's rustic charm but it retained the period feel without being tired. The wooden floor leading to the room make the most beautiful sound when it's walked on. Most of the... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel lived up to it's expectations for the room and the view. We stayed on the newer side and the room was perfect. It was clear, comfortable, and had a nice view. The pool was also a wonderful feature. The service when it came to food, could have been improved, particularly for a hotel that is well known like... More 

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Mandurah
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel, I would recommend everyone puts it on their bucket list. The hotel is amazing its more than a stay its so beautiful with its old world charm and personality. The owner has created an amazing experience from a bygone era. If only the Sarkies brothers could see it now. Don't forget to check out Merlin on the ground... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Probably the most useful review I could give was what I saw while sitting in the lounge sipping free coffee reading the paper. A Japanese lady was being shown through the hotel, as we all are when we arrive, and on seeing the lounge and sweeping view of the ocean she involuntarily put her hand to her mouth and exclaimed,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely restored heritage hotel, however our lunch was disappointing.. Food was not served hot and we had to send it back for reheating - first time in our 3 month SEA Asia trip. No aplogogy given by staff. Also food was decidedly bland which was surprising as all our meals in Malaysia were flavorful and excellent.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a wonderful and memorable two night stay. First of all: The hotel overall is incredibly beautiful and the colonial style is perfectly kept. We stayed at the victory annexe, our room interior was also really beautiful, we felt at home here. There was a beautiful balcony overlooking the sea. The only thing that bothered us was the noise... More 

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King Island Australia
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our 5th visit, again for 6 nights but in June this time. The staff at all hospitality establishments are critical to the enjoyment of a stay and nearly all staff at the E & O are efficient, helpful and courteous. However, many here are exceptional and go so far beyond their duties that they make us feel very... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Staff are very pleasant and helpful. Hotel is in a good location and right on the seafront. The breakfast selection was enormous and delicious. Overall the hotel is clean but some of the non-guest areas are a little grubby. Would recommend this hotel overall..

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a great stay, awesome view but as a traveller. The good old night life accross the streets has died completely. It is a little on the sad side but the exciting E&O staff and environment is there to compensate it. . If you plan to stay in the vicinity of the hotel , (5/5) If you plan to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came to stay at the E&O for the wedding of friends and stayed for a weekend, and we certainly didn't regret it! Even though the room feel like it could use some additional touches to bring a bit more life to it. It certainly brought us back to a bygone era, which is what you want when you stay... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • 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: $146 - $272 (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
Hotel Style:
#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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