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    Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

    Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good37%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    “adventure zone” (302 reviews)
    “golden sands” (753 reviews)
    “garden cafe” (90 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
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    Airport Transportation
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    Poolside Bar
    Fitness center
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    Wheelchair access
    Business Center
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Babysitting
    Private Balcony
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed February 18, 2016

    Received good service during check-in at the GC members lounge. Beware of staff of the licensed sea sports operator recommended by hotel are not well trained! One of us was being dragged across the beach before airborne & suffered knee injury during para-sailing & the...More

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    Thank Jennie P
    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded February 22, 2016

    Dear Jennie P: Thank you for your feedback of your recent stay with us. We have noted your comments with regards to the watersports operators. The watersports operators are not affiliated with our resort and we do not encourage our guests to participate in their...More

    Reviewed February 18, 2016

    Loved the hotel ,great for families .spent Christmas there and it was quite an experience.great for kids with three pools and kids centre,and massages on the beach totally recommended!!!!l night market just outside hotel great for bargain hunter!!More

    Thank Marla A
    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded February 22, 2016

    Dear Maria A: Thank you for being a fan of Golden Sands Resort. We are happy indeed to have been of service to you over Christmas and we hope to see you again soon. Warmest regards, Suleiman Tunku Abdul Rahman Director of Communications Golden Sands...More

    Reviewed February 16, 2016

    Room clean but small for the price. Misled by the name Shangri La. Asked for non smoking room, given a smoking one. Too tired to change after spending 45mins at checkin. Checkout also took do long. Paid so much so that can have easy access...More

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    Thank aznhy
    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded February 22, 2016

    Dear aznhy: Thank you for your review of our resort. We are concerned that you found our resort not to your expectations. We have noted your preference for a non-smoking room for our guest history records. Also noted are your comments with regards to our...More

    Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

    This is an addendum to an earlier review. My Daughter had left a rather scruffy stuffed toy behind in our hotel room. Despite it being rather small and rather worn out, the Housekeeping staff had it tagged and sent to lost and found. Communication with...More

    Thank HuiBs
    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded March 8, 2016

    Dear HuiBs: Thank you for taking time to review our resort. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy your stay with us. We are also happy that your daughter was reunited with her stuffed toy. It was our pleasure to assist and we...More

    Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

    We stayed at the hotel for seven days in a sea-view room on a B&B basis. The room was small and scruffy but did have a nice sea-view. The whole hotel needs to be upgraded and is not up to Shangri-La standards. The hotel breakfast...More

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    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded February 15, 2016

    Dear stringaj: Thank you for your review of our resort. We have noted your comments with regards to our rooms and our entire resort for our maintenance plans. Also noted are your comments with regards to the resort being busy during Chinese New Year. Please...More

    Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Center with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
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    • Price range
    • $93 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #3 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #5 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #5 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
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    • Number of rooms
    • 387
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    • Location
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    • Batu Ferringhi
    • Also Known As
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    Adam R
    July 3, 2017|
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    Response from tbg166 | Reviewed this property |
    Traders Hotel final destination, but there is a stop over for ;the Mall on the way if required but not on return journey .from hotel at 10 am 12 noon 2pm and later in day also.return from Traders at 1100 1300 etc. hotel... More
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    June 27, 2017|
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    Response from HKMoscow | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do sea vieuw more expensive and rooms smaller take garden vieuw
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    June 27, 2017|
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    Response from gordon p | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think they do but you can email them to check if they do adjoining rooms but lm sure the hotel will put your rooms next to each other on the same floor.
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