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No 1 & 2 Pengkalan Weld, George Town, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia
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#23 of 133 hotels in George Town
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Royal Chulan Penang in Penang brings sparkle to the core zone of the UNESCO Heritage site in George Town. Travellers to Penang can look forward to staying at this new heritage property. Located at Weld Quay area, the Royale Chulan Penang is a blend of classic period charm with the very best in contemporary comforts. Close to commercial district area and the historic port which helped Penang to flourish in the 18th Century, Royale Chulan Penang is a great place to explore a city full of history and culture. Part of the hotel housed beautifully restored and lavishly refurbished building where it is within easy reach to all major historic sites along the Heritage Trail of Penang. Guests can experience the glamour, contemporary luxury and an uncompromising service. Complemented by the existing colonial architecture, the hotel brings you back in time. The hotel The Hotel offers a full range of luxury services and amenities, from tastefully appointed restaurants and generous meeting facilities.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Parking
Wifi
Outdoor pool
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Safe
Minibar
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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Family rooms
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SK Ramachandran wrote a review Jan 17
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia13 contributions
my all time favorite hotel whenever i come back to penang with my regular room facing the cruise ships, good breakfast and friendly staffs, parking bit nuisance, nice lobby and cozy lounge, walking distance to all places. one thing i dont like is that i cant smoke cigar at any place in this hotel - disappointed
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: parking bit nuisance
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Dear SK, Greetings to you from all of us at Royale Chulan Penang! Thank you for taking the time to review our property, your comments are very much valued. It is heartwarming to read that we are your all time favourite hotel and we are honoured to have been able to make your stay here a pleasant one. Just for your info, as the hotel is located in the UNESCO heritage zone, the whole area is non-smoking, however we do have a designated smoking area just opposite the lobby. We look forward to seeing you here again on your next trip to Royale Chulan Penang. Kind regards, Dennis Lee Resident Manager
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Huda wrote a review Dec 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2 contributions1 helpful vote
Thank you for the good hospitality from frontdesk, reception housekeeping and door bell. Excellent staff from reception and front desk. BUT the cleanliness of the room are not satisfied have a lot of dust. Good hotel for weekend gateway. Good location and convenience.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Responded Dec 15, 2021
Dear Huda, Greetings to you from all of us at Royale Chulan Penang! Thank you for taking the time to review our property, your comments are very much valued. We take note of your feedback and have highlighted it to the department heads concerned for their further attention and immediate action. We look forward to welcoming you back again for a better stay experience. Kind regards, Dennis Lee Resident Manager
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RENERONO wrote a review Nov 2021
Johor Bahru, Malaysia408 contributions173 helpful votes
Nice property with good staff, very helpful and friendly.Simple breakfast but good. Nice room and great location, security good and near to convinient store and tourism spot area, Good housekeeping team, I love the pillow and mattres it really give good sleep after one day tirery long journey from Kl. Thanks to Mr Tony Lim for your room arrangement and Encik Hadi the conciege man for the standy parking bay for us. You all will really make me comeback again to Royal Chulan of Penang.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Responded Dec 1, 2021
Dear RENERONO, Greetings to you from all of us at Royale Chulan Penang! Thank you for taking the time to review our property, your comments are very much valued. We are honoured to have been able to make your stay here a pleasant one and appreciate all the nice remarks you have for our hotel and staff. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Royale Chulan Penang. Kind regards, Dennis Lee Resident Manager
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Andy Z wrote a review Jul 2021
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Arrival was welcomed by the staff. Staff very friendly. Room was good & tidy. Breakfast sent to the room during RMCO. Breakfast very tasty. Room service very punctual. Toiletries given was satisfied. Room cleaned. Room rate during RMCO fair & affordable compared other hotel in Georgetown.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
Room Tip: Best hotel to stay in Georgetown Penang.
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Responded Jul 22, 2021
Dear Andy, Greetings to you from all of us at Royale Chulan Penang! Thank you for taking the time to review our property, your comments are very much valued. We are honoured to have been able to make your stay here a pleasant one and appreciate all the nice remarks you have for our hotel and staff. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Royale Chulan Penang. Kind regards, Dennis Lee Resident Manager
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Thee Mc wrote a review Mar 2021
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All the while stay this hotel during business trip. Services is great and the value for money. But this round the room is lot dust. Even giving chance to do 1 round room service and did Change the room but also same.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled on business
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Responded Mar 22, 2021
Dear Thee, Greetings to you from all of us at Royale Chulan Penang! Thank you for taking the time to review our property, your comments are very much valued. We have highlighted your comment to our Housekeeping team for their further attention. We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Royale Chulan Penang. Kind regards, Dennis Lee Resident Manager
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PRICE RANGE
$40 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Royale Bintang Penang
LOCATION
MalaysiaPenangPenang IslandGeorge Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
180
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Frequently Asked Questions about Royale Chulan Penang
Which popular attractions are close to Royale Chulan Penang?
Nearby attractions include Pinang Peranakan Mansion (0.2 miles), Wonderfood Museum Penang (0.2 miles), and Penang 3D Trick Art Museum (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Royale Chulan Penang?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Royale Chulan Penang?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Royale Chulan Penang?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Royale Chulan Penang?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Royale Chulan Penang?
Conveniently located restaurants include Two Frenchies Cafe Bistrot, Kota Dine & Coffee, and Bistro Tang.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Royale Chulan Penang?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness center during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Royale Chulan Penang?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Royale Chulan Penang offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Royale Chulan Penang?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Armenian Street (0.5 miles), George Town (0.4 miles), and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion (0.7 miles).
Is Royale Chulan Penang accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.