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Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“adventure zone”(338 reviews)
“golden sands”(788 reviews)
“garden cafe”(101 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
4.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed June 10, 2016

Stayed at this hotel for eight nights. Staff were very friendly and attentive. Room was kept very clean. Breakfast was very good with lost of variety. Beach was very busy with the activities taking up a lot of the beach. If the shuttle bus was...More

Thank Donna H
Response from SL_Penang, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded June 12, 2016

Dear Donna H, Thank you for taking the time to give your feedback on your recent stay at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La. We are pleased that all went well with your stay and we are happy that you appreciated your overall experience at our...More

Reviewed June 10, 2016

The location was great as it is near the beach and there is a night market right infront of it. The rooms were not soundproof as I could hear everything coming from the room beside me. The hotel is great for families but I won't...More

Thank Ahteeqah
Response from SL_Penang, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded June 12, 2016

Dear Ahteeqah, Thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time review our resort. We are happy to read that you liked our resort's location. Your comments with regards to your room not soundproof has been duly noted, I will share...More

Reviewed June 8, 2016

Wonderful pools design, which we love very much - a big kid swimming pool, a pool with slide, adult pools, and jacuzzi pool. We were enjoying the sunset while kids were busying with their sand castles. Of course, adventure zone is a must for my...More

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Thank Fifishian
Response from SL_Penang, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded June 8, 2016

Dear Fifishian, Thank you so much for your positive review and recommendation of Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La. We are delighted to read that you and your family enjoyed stay, love the pools, adventure zone, happy with our facilities and services. We are more than...More

Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Having stayed many times at Golden Sands Resort with my family as a child, I have nothing but great memories of the resort. Going back there now as an adult, I have to say the service is still great! The staff is attentive and friendly....More

Thank ReginaNeoh
Response from SL_Penang, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded June 8, 2016

Dear ReginaNeoh, Thank you so much for your positive review. We are always happy to hear from returnee guests, yours comments and feedback are very important for us to do further improvement. We thank you once again for staying with us and look forward to...More

Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Very good hotel....good food n service...beach nearby with water sport activities....all in all a nice getaway....good road side shopping n great food court nearby 5 mins walk.... Rooms were very comfortable....slept like a baby...More

Thank Yamini M
Response from SL_Penang, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded June 8, 2016

Dear Yamini M, Thank you so much for your positive review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay, happy with our facilities, room, services and sport activities. I will share your kind feedback to all our team members who will be pleased...More

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Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
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
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Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Tennis Court
Outdoor pool
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Price range
$110 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
$110 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#3 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Lweeze
January 16, 2018|
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Response from GLLK54 | Reviewed this property |
Zym59's answer says it best...Enjoy
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Ooi P
November 30, 2017|
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Response from Suannkhor | Reviewed this property |
you can't use the swimming pool facilities if you are not an in house guest. I suggest you visit escape water park for water activities. as for adventure zone... it's rm35 per 2 hours. adults can play free. wear long sleeves... More
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Geak
October 11, 2017|
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Response from Zym59 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure, but there are plenty of licences money changers in Georgetown, so I would expect the rate to be better there than in the resorts!
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