Stayed for 3 nights in a 2-bed suite with my young family (ages 3 and 1). Had a very pleasant stay - the room was very spacious, great location (at the quieter, more accessible end of Gurney drive), staff very welcoming and eager to help, and food was good value (both buffet and a la carte). There is a separate swimming pool for kids complete with fountains, slides etc. - my boys loved it. The downsides? Hotel definitely needs updating (worn carpets, mould in shower, but otherwise very clean). The difficult thing to overlook though is that the pipes/ water pumps are very noisy i.e. we could hear when water is on in the adjoining room and we made it a point to not use our showers once both boys were asleep as the noise of the water pump would wake them up. A real shame as otherwise we would have had no hesitation in recommending this hotel.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Brimming with matchless elegance, top-notch provisions, and cordial, genuine service, The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences in George Town, Penang, Malaysia truly stands out among the multitude of hotels in the locale. We invite you to bask in well-appointed suites replete with essential amenities, such as free Wi-Fi Internet access, cable TV, and a private bath with jacuzzi. Business travelers can use spacious and well-lit conference halls, while holidaymakers can have a relaxing time in our restaurant, pool, and spa. Sitting along the tourist belt of Gurney Drive, adjacent to the Central Business District, our 4-star resort is a few kilometers from the airport and ferry terminal. It also enjoys an address with easy access to shopping centers, like the Gurney Plaza, Gurney Paragon, and Batu Ferringhi night market. Moreover, it is just a short drive away from several tourist attractions, such as the Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang Bird Park, and Snake Temple. With these wonderful features, The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences in Penang truly is the preferred luxurious accommodation for any occasion at anytime. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Gurney Resort Hotel And Residences
- Gurney Hotel Penang
- Gurney Hotel Malaysia
- The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residences Penang/George Town