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Hotel Equatorial Penang

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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“golf course”(42 reviews)
“the club lounge”(12 reviews)
“tropical garden”(7 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Pool
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
Room Service
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5 Star accommodation
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30 Sep1 Oct
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed here my holidays the location is best in this area so nearby the airport also shopping mall and our room was awesome and very clean. All the staff very friendly, I will back here if I decide to visit Penang againMore

Thank Jayse T
Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent stay with us, at Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your overall stay and we greatly appreciate your feedback on our location, room facilities and services. We are...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Hotel is situated on a high location in Bukit Jambul practically overlooking the entire island. Rooms were very well maintained. Bed was very comfortable. A wide variety of F&B outlets & sports facilities to choose from. Very peaceful surroundings. Not too far away from the...More

Thank Floyd W
Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for share your feedback on your recent stay with us, at Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are pleased to learn you had an enjoyable stay with us and particularly appreciated the environment and facilities of our hotel. Indeed, we are blessed to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was very nice, good location and well designed. Close enough to the airport but set within the hills with beautiful views of the sea and island. Staff very helpful and friendly. Only set back was the breakfast. It was very expensive.More

Thank Chandrasuppiah
Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to write us a review with regards to your recent stay with us, at Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are glad to note that you had a wonderful stay particularly enjoyed the environment in our hotel and that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

based on a hill, you are a bit away from all the traffic and rush. Nice area, beautiful pool and good restaurants. Asking for free shuttle from and to the airport! Recommend a room in the main wing, on the higher floor. Pool side can...More

Thank jtk1962
Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for having to drop by to share with us, your stay review. We are pleased to learn you had an enjoyable stay with us and particularly appreciated the environment and facilities of our hotel. It is indeed great as we are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been staying in the Equatorial hotel for at least more than a dozen times in the past year due to work commitments in Penang. The Hotel provided us access to the club lounge. We patronise their F&B cutlets and supported them well to...More

1  Thank JamesO2888
Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Mr. Ong, Thank you very much for your feedback on TripAdvisor. Please accept my sincere apologies on behalf of our entire staff. I am deeply saddened to learn that you had an unpleasant experience with us during your recent visit. I am truly sorry...More

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About
Description
Hotel Equatorial Penang is a 5-star convention resort within the city. The hotel is well situated within minutes from the Penang International Airport, the Penang Free Industrial Zone, and the heritage city of ...More George Town. Located on a high elevated ground, Hotel Equatorial Penang offers breath-taking views of the lush landscaped garden, greenery golf course, city, and Penang skyline – including two Penang bridges. The hotel houses 662 well-appointed guestrooms and suites in 2 wings – the Main Wing & the North Wing; where both share a spacious lobby. All accommodations feature private balcony overlooking beautiful views. Club and suite guests enjoy exclusive access to the Equator Club Lounge. As a premier destination for business events, the hotel is a world class venue with exceptional facilities in its 2 column-free ballrooms and 21 function rooms. Indulge in refined culinary at four restaurants and a poolside bar, or recreational and wellness facilities. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Golf course
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites
Number of rooms
662
Price range
US$75 - US$122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Equatorial Penang Hotel
,
Equatorial Penang Bayan Lepas
,
Hotel Equatorial Penang Bayan Lepas
Location
Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Bayan Lepas
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Traveller (657)
Room & Suite (399)
Dining (98)
Pool & Beach (72)
Amenities (81)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (4)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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ChanW445
5 September 2018|
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Response from Bomoh | Reviewed this property |
Look at the hotel website IMMEDIATELY
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Harris4786
9 September 2017|
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Response from Nagendra K | Reviewed this property |
Check with the transport desk at the hotel, they should be able to guide you with details.
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lrafs
19 July 2017|
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Response from HEP_Management | Property representative |
Dear Irafs, We have both smoking and non-smoking rooms available. Please let us know upon making your reservation and we will ensure to assign you to one. Looking forward to welcoming you to Hotel Equatorial Penang... More
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"Get one with a view of the sea if possible"
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"Best room are those facing the sea, view is awesome!!!"
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"Pool view or golf course view are best views in my opinion."
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"I had read previous reviews and chose a room away from the pool. It was great and I upgraded to the club..."
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