After many weeks of reading reviews and searching for a great deal for our family (2 adults and 2 kids 9 and 12) holiday to Penang (first time trip) I believe I have narrowed down to 2 hotels. Initial researching led me to believe HRH was the right place for the right $$ and what appealed to me was the pools, new refurb and what seems to be a "different vibe". However I have just found a great deal on OTEL, that makes Golden Sands a bit more affordable ( price difference between these 2 hotels is now only $300 for 2 interconnecting sea view rooms). Is GS generally a better hotel in general? it is hard to tell from recent reviews. Appreciate any TA'ers advice on whether it is worth spending the little bit extra on GS? Thanks everyone.