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Grand Continental Hotel - Penang

68, Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, Penang Island 10300 , Malaysia
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Phuket, Thailand
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

ive stayed for a night and the room was actually in good condition but without a window nor a balcony... I had a bad night cause i was feeling bad and without air and had a claustrophobia attack. the food and breakfast wasnt my favourite.

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Moab, Utah
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

I went there for visa run this year and also last year. The staff is nice but the wifi doesn't really work in the rooms that good. I called front desk and said Internet doesn't work in the room but it worked all day, so he put me on hold and then hung up on me, waited for them to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

No body manned the receptionist counter when we arrived. Receptionist was out for lunch and it took us 1.5 hours to wait and check in. We did mention in the booking we would arrive around noon time. The room was run down with funny smell and no wi-fi. The only good thing-we were given a room on high floor overlooking... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

budget hotel, but clean and quiet. A couple of problems with wifi but their staff came to the room within 5 minutes to fix. Breakfast average and mostly aimed at Asian guests but the service is good. Very good location for many of the sites of Penang and within walking distance of some good local food centres and bars. There... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

all on average as l wrote above ...the only drawback was not having way to open the windows but all was ok staff attentions and so on ...good location by the way ...in case l will back to penang l will go there again...

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Amman, Jordan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

We stayed here for one night, and checked out as soon as we could. The room was clean but smelled like oil or something. Quite pungent. No WiFi in the rooms, just the lobby. Check in was ok. Breakfast was absolutely disgusting. The eggs were watery, the food was basically lunch and I promise you, we are NOT picky eaters.... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A low-priced stay hotel in Penang for a few nights. It is located near KOMTAR and the main bus station. hawkers foodstalls are nearby serving the best best Penang Chinese cuisines. The hotel itself is an average place with stayable rooms. The washrooms are clean and the beds are ok, maybe needing refurnishing. Otherwise a good choice of stay for... More 

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Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I had to make a business trip to Penang this week and most of the hotels were fully booked. This is due mainly to the schools and year-end holidays and Penang is a favorite destination for holidays in Malaysia. Ended up staying at this hotel. As expected from a chained hotel, the amenities and facilities were pretty standard and comfortable... More 

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Siena, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is the second time that I have stayed at this hotel. It is still excellent. Service by their employees is excellen, very formal, but very accommodating. The breakfasts are wonderful. Haven't had baked pears in A generation. Room service is old world. You just don't get that any more. Rooms are great, even if a little small. One has... More 

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Nice stay and Warming welcome at reception. The Hotel charges you 100 RM as refundable deposit. For 4 pax there were only 2 coffee mugs kept, we demanded more cups and tea bags. This has to be done by the hotel w.o demanding. Pool is small and of 1.5m depth, you can see nice view of Penang Bridge from pool.... More 

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