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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 1st impression before coming to the hotel entrance by taxis...during nights..might one reconsider at check in! Would the management inform your night duty staffs...DO NOT BLOCK ENTRANCES by CHATTING with friends ... while as one had to drive up the driveway at parking.? You may provide all the amenities of the hotel... should you reconsider ....this suggestion .......

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Yao, Japan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a bit far from the center of Gerge Town but a bus stop is in front of the hotel. The hotel has a private beach where almost no one there. Most guests stayed by the pool. The room is cozy and has an ocean view. House keepers clean the room every day. They supplied bottled water every...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 1 week ago

My second and longer visit to Tanjung Bungah went well as I got a seaview room despite Chinese New Year, the reservation was made already in fall. The price had gone up from last year and I thought that meant some upgrading on the rather old fixtures and furniture, but no. I even heard rumors that the building might be...

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Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is RUN DOWN. The only saving grace it gets is the private beach. I'm assuming the 5 star reviews are for the rooms situated at floors 1-6 closest to the beach. If you're staying at the 7-19th block, you are SOL. Rooms smells musty. My pillow was not changed and smelt like an unwashed hobo slept on it for...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel rooms are very spacious and comfortable. The private beach is very good and clean. The pool and the restaurant by the pool is excellent. The staff are very welcoming and help full. The only minus point of the hotel is that they do not have a 24hrs laundry service. Its only one time in a day which was...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Copthorne Orchid Penang must really be doing something right! We came to Penang to just chill after packing up Condo in Singapore, sorting out Container decided to come back to Copthorne Orchid after 9 years. We were so surprised to meet so many people who come here yearly from UK, Canada, Holland and Japan who have been coming here annually...

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canoga park, ca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: - Very nice pool - Very nice beach - Friendly staff at front reception and convenience store - Fruit platter room service was really good Cons: - No Wifi in room except right next to door or down in the lobby - Shower faucet was loose so when I went to turn it on it wouldn't turn on unless...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 33 year old Copthrone Orchid Hotel was a total disaster and disappointment. Would advise fellow travelers to choose another hotel. We paid more to have a suite at this hotel to celebrate a special occasion. Our hearts sank when we were taken to our 'suite'. The room smelt damp, holes in the bedding, dirty grubby towels, toilet not flushing...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in to Copthorne Orchid hotel for one night. Check-in was at 12pm, we arrived at 1pm and our room was not ready until 4. When we checked in we were given a room on the 12th floor, the room was very dirty, run down and full of bugs. There was mildew on the walls and in the bathroom...

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Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very pleased with our room. Some review sites had cast doubts on hotel cleanliness but our room (602) had no such issues. Some might call the furnishings 'dated,' but I prefer to see them as nostalgic, seeing this hotel as "an aging grand hotel". No doubt it is aging, the bathroom countertop was scratched or stained and the...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located at the popular Tanjung Bungah beach, the hotel is one of the nearest beach hotels to the city of Georgetown. The sandy stretch, with rocks strewn intermittently against a backdrop of lush tropical trees and shrubs, makes the beach picturesque and unique. Here you have the luxury to choose sun or shade but what you will value most is the privacy, the tranquility and the safe sanctuary that we can offer you to be in complete harmony with Mother Nature. Hotel is close to several attractions in Penang i.e. Gurney Drive, Batu Ferringhi Night Market, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Spice Garden and Butterfly Farm. Guests of the hotel can relax away from hustling petty traders and the prying eyes of the public. It is the perfect getaway and stay from the hustle and bustle of city life, the perfect hideaway to get away from it all. Hotel has a 24 hour restaurant serving international and local cuisine, a Chinese Restaurant that features weekend and holiday promotions. Nearby the hotel are major shopping complexes like Tesco, Straits Quay, Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon. Bank, clinic, food court, restaurants serving Western, Chinese, Indian, Korean, local and seafood cuisines are just within walking distance from the hotel. Hotel is nearby to major Hospitals. For relaxation, the hotel houses a Spa with separate female/male Jacuzzi and Sauna, offers attractive and interesting massage and treatment packages. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang

Address: Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Tanjung Bungah
Price Range: €38 - €53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang 3*
Number of rooms: 318
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Also Known As:
Copthorne Orchid Pulau Penang
Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang Tanjung Bungah
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“Seaview balcony in the taller building”
 of 5 bubbles 18helip, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Do yourself a favour and book another hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles jennysmi2016, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room closest to the sea (like ours) were is a separate, but attached, building.”
 of 5 bubbles 57keiths, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't even contemplate staying in this hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles sal_rad2015, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Dont. That's all i can say.”
  • Did they even clean the toilet?
  • Disgusting.
 of 5 bubbles Nazri_Hendra, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
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