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Hotel Equatorial Penang

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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 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.
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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
Paid Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just spent three days there. It is huge in its garden and outdoor facilities. Traffic does not seem high perhaps due to a very large space available to everyone. It is close to a golf course. There are many choices of restaurants. I tried the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank PhilipCK
Response from Equatorial_Penang, Executive Assistant Manager Sales & Marketing and Room Division at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 2 days ago

Dear Mr CK, Warmest greeting from Hotel Equatorial Penang! It's heart-warming to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us! We sincerely thank you for taking the time to give us your honest feedback. I’m pleased to hear that you favor the hotel outdoor...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent six nights at this hotel booked through Expedia.com with a flight package to Penang. We selected this hotel based on trying out the dining experience at the Japanese restaurant, Dama cafe, and Sichuan restaurant. Good service delivered but food quality did not exceed expectations...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank rjc2017
Response from Equatorial_Penang, Executive Assistant Manager Sales & Marketing and Room Division at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Warmest greeting from all of us at Hotel Equatorial Penang! Thank you for having chosen to stay with us again during your most recent visit to the island. Firstly, I'm truly sorry to hear of your unpleasant dining experience with us. Rest assured...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very excellent and friendly customer service in helping my family to plan out a memorable day. Thank you To Mr Anil and his team. Tasty and plethora varieties of food from Nada lama as well. Thanks to the Chefs and his team. Overall, it’s a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Equatorial_Penang, Executive Assistant Manager Sales & Marketing and Room Division at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Warmest greeting from Hotel Equatorial Penang! It's heart-warming to hear that you had a wonderful stay with us! I sincerely thank you for taking the time to give us your honest feedback. I must express my gratitude for your kind words. I’m so...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent attentive service from Ruby. A thoroughly pleasant person and good ambassador for the hotel Great atmosphere, food and music made for a pleasant evening by the pool Well worth a visit Jim AustraliaMore

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Equatorial_Penang, Executive Assistant Manager Sales & Marketing and Room Division at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking your time to share your review on TripAdvisor. It's always heart-warming to hear that you’ve had a wonderful stay with us. I would also like to thank you on the positive note that you have on the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Hotel Equatorial Penang was great and nice place. My room at 5th floor can see beautiful Penang Bridge so awesome.I check in 3 days 2 night with my wife. The Director Of Food and Beverage Mr. Anil Kumar was very friendly and helpful. The...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Equatorial_Penang, Executive Assistant Manager Sales & Marketing and Room Division at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mr Hafiz, Warmest greeting from all of us at Hotel Equatorial Penang! Thank you so much for sharing how happy you are with the facilities and services we provide during your visit with us. It’s pleasing to know that you enjoyed the view from...More

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Dear HEP Management Team, Thank you for paying due attentions to the safety/privacy concern raised pertaining to restrictions of shower room usage in the fitness center for guest/member under 18 years old. I appreciate the... More
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Room Tips
"Pool side view is the preferred"
Trail36744108440
8 Nov 2018
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"Corner suits are large and quiet"
khorshedkanga
17 Oct 2018
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"top floor, sea view"
ilnero2015
28 Sep 2018
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"Get one with a view of the sea if possible"
Chandrasuppiah
2 Sep 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$75 - US$112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
equatorial penang hotelequatorial penang bayan lepas
LOCATION
MalaysiaPenangPenang IslandBayan Lepas
NUMBER OF ROOMS
662
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