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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Stayed here for 4 days in the kids suite (1 king + 2 bunk beds). The room furnishings have been upgraded but the floor, walls and bathroom are dated and have seen better days. It is a good choice for a young family of 4 to 5. Housekeeping did a great job in keeping our room clean and tidy. The...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I selected the Holiday Inn Penang as our headquarters for a five day visit to Penang - our first. We were very pleased with the staff - especially Dominic the manager who personally came to our room and helped us find places to visit while on the island. We loved the big pool, the grassy area between...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “cgmeyer” It was lovely to meet you and your wife on your travels through Asia. I and my team are passionate to deliver great guest experiences that our guest get the most out of their stay. Personal touches are making a big difference and that is what we are embedding with our team. Penang has so much on offer...

Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel one of the best I stayed in, spacious rooms clean and had every facility. The staff were amazing catered to my needs from the time I checked in. The chef and the waiters looked after my gluten free needs. Chef Rama and Laxman were amazing the food they made were amazing. Thanks to the staff for making my...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Chigs B” Delighted to read my Team did a great job for you and created memorable moments. Thank you for highlighting your food experience and we are always pleased to assist with dietaries. Everyone has different preferences highlighting the Beachwing for the sea view, outlets and SPAcation in the same building and a step away from the beach. Ferringhi...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just returned from a weeks stay here with my daughters. We had 2 rooms booked which were situated in the tower. & both had sea views. lovely comfortable beds & rooms nicely decorated & clean. Excellent choice for breakfast . Busy at weekend but staff cope well & soon get seated. Nice gardens with monkeys & plenty of sun loungers...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “SuffolkKitten” It is so nice to read your feedback and we are all so pleased to hear that you have enjoyed our great seaview rooms and our comfortable bedding with the soft and firm pillows. Breakfast variety goes from Malay to Western food choices and glad you enjoyed the selection. Breakfast can indeed be quite busy during the peak...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room and building is well maintained, even though the building itself looks quite old. Room is comfortable, and the breakfast is splendid. Will surely book again in the future. To the management, keep up the good work in maintaining the hotel. Thumbs up

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Idzuan Azdy Z” I am delighted with your great review and thank you for taking the time to write this kind words. We review all our guest feedback with the team and it is encouraging to keep up and driving when getting recognized for all the work we do. Thank you for highlighting as well our great breakfast buffet...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we spent 2 nights this month and had a good stay. the location is good and there is easy access to the night markets, restaurant and beach. rooms are clean and staff are friendly. there is air conditioning throughout the hotel and they serve a good breakfast with a big variety. the beach is good and we had a good...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “shabnam r” Thank you for recognizing our clean rooms, our friendly team and our fantastic location. Across our garden you are at the beach, around the corner you have the night market with all the hawker stall’s, vendor’s and if you turn around the other corner of the hotel there is some great small restaurants along the road and...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Star ratings in Malaysia don't equal US. The Holiday Inn is about normal for US standards. Room was clean and Resort was clean. Had beach access out the back of resort area. Restaurant had a lot of options and was good food. Starbucks is right next door for that early drink. There are two towers. I would ask for beach...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Outn21” Appreciate you are taking the time to write a review for our Holiday Inn Resort Penang and thank you for highlighting our cleanliness and great location with access to the beach and being in the center and walking distance to night market. Our restaurant specialty is our northern Indian cuisine, authentic, flavorful but not spicy. We serve as...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family stayed in a kidsuite in the tower wing in November, the room was quite nice and bright, housekeeping were great and the ac worked well. There is a bridge to get between the two wings of the hotel but unfortunately there is a flight of stairs at one end so if you have a stroller it doesn’t work...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “ridge_didge” Appreciate you are taking the time to write a review for our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Thank you for the positive points with the bright room, Great housekeeping service and the air con. Tasty breakfast and enjoying the bar. We have made some required changes with the lift and this was a major impact hence we had the...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for a week in early December and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We were in the Feranghi Tower. I emailed the hotel and requested a room with a balcony which we got along with a sea view. The room was spotless and comfortable with a kettle and a fridge, we had bottled water left every day and plentiful toiletries....

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Yvonne S” We are very glad that we could impress you with our Holiday Inn Resort Penang and thank you for taking the time to write a review for our hotel. Highlighting our friendly team service always makes us proud and appreciate to get great feedback. Appreciate your highlighting of the cleanliness, the breakfast variety and enjoying our Hari’s...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Penang with my family last week.. stayed in Holiday Inn Penang for 2D1N.. It was nice place to stay but the receptionist - a lady was very rude.. i can't remember her name.. It started when i called b4 came to check in.. i booked fr booking.com and gave her booking no but she said she cannot check...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “juls j” Greetings from Holiday Inn Resort Penang and thank you for your review and sharing it was a nice place to stay. I am deeply disappointed that your nice stay has been marred by a one of our team members as your lasting impression. Could you please contact me directly on dominic.egger@ihg.com to get the details of your...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Room Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Resort Penang, together with its excellent location in the heart of famous Batu Ferringhi makes it easily accessible to the Night Market, shops and restaurants. The resort is situated right on the beach, split into two buildings- the Beach Wing, located at the beachside, or Ferringhi Tower, located directly across the road to the beach. The Ferringhi Tower commands spectacular views of both the hills and sea front and is linked by an overhead covered walkway. 358 spacious rooms with a great combination of Family Studios and Kidsuites, the resort is perfect for families and couples looking for a retreat. To also make your every moment of your stay an absolute delight, we make every dining experience special in its own way. As the only hotel offering speciality Northern Indian cuisine, it will be feast that will leave you with 'spicy' memories. At the Holiday Inn Resort Penang, you will discover an exotic way to truly enjoy your vacation and cherish every minute of it. Right from the warmth of the people, the quaint sights & sounds of the island's rich cultural heritage and the rejuvenating hospitality of Holiday Inn Resort Penang. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Resort Penang

Address: 72 Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Batu Ferringhi
Price Range: $53 - $116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Resort Penang 4*
Number of rooms: 358
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Resort Penang Hotel Batu Ferringhi
Holiday Inn Penang
Holiday Inn Georgetown
Georgetown Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Resort Penang Batu Ferringhi
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#6 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“Beach Wing with Sea View - higher floors the best”
 of 5 bubbles cgmeyer, 3 days ago | Read review
“Tower block rooms newer than main hotel & quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SuffolkKitten, 3 days ago | Read review
“Ask for the beach side.”
 of 5 bubbles , 1 week ago | Read review
“Book the rooms in the Beach-wing if you want to be close to the restaurants, pool and the beach...”
 of 5 bubbles Shailup, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All the Kids Suites face the road, none face the ocean. We ate at the local hawkers market called Long Beach, it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles 96traceyp, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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