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Merchant Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here 4 nights in April. Overall, it was a positive experience. My room was on the 9th floor with a good view George Town, including the iconic KOMTAR tower. The room was clean, the bed comfortable, and the bathroom functional. There is a safe and a mini-bar, with a few free beverages included in the price of the room....

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Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you are travelling by car, i will definitely not suggest to stay at this hotel . Due to its very very limited parking slot. The first day arrive only we notice the car park compund was outside the building which is behind the hotel with open space. You need to walk within 5 minutes to hotel from car park....

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Keningau, Sabah, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

i stayed at Merchant Review based on review. We checked in slightly on mindnite and the process was smooth without any hassle. The room size was okay, my two kids could roam around the room happily. Cleanliness of the room was fine for us too. Breakfast was okay, eventho there were not many choices. As there are so many choices...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I totally adore this hotel. Good room size, clean bath room, huge parking space, free in room minibar, TV channel that didn't go snowy, friendly front desk, excellent location... for such an affordable price! My only complaint is just the pillows, it was too soft for my liking. I hope they can invest on some good quality pillow, then my...

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Shah Alam Selangor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay On 12th April 2017 , Very nice hotel to explore Penang Island , Location is good , Behind the building has is own car park, that the plus point as in penang island is very hard to find parking , Hotel staff are friendly , decoration is very nice , room deco is like classic , For me it...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The Merchant is a clean, comfortable hotel with spacious rooms. The deluxe single I had, had great views over the water although I suspect not every room has a window, so make sure you check. Pretty much everything in the old town was in walking distance and staff were very friendly and helpful.

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1Thank PaulC59
Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the merchant hotel in Penang for 2 nights the room was big and spacious and the staff friendly wifi was good and bed was comfy this hotel is located in the centre of Penang close to all restaurants bars and shops

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Shiraz, Iran
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Located in penang road just beside historical area, china town and penang street gerafitti... not far from jetty and komtar bus terminal. Personel were helpful and kind. We stayed two nights in this hotel. Beds and bathroom were clean. Breakfast was agreable but please someone take care of flies sitting on the food. Also i saw ants almost everywhere in...

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1Thank Jeffrey1980
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This hotel probably topped the chart of the worst hotel that I have ever stayed. Situated at the busy Penang Road, one would expect this hotel to be somewhat on par; if at least not the amenities, the service staffs. Check in was a tad bit slow, and even slower that the front desk girl requires me to hand over...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Room was clean and the bed was very comfortable, staff were very friendly and accommodating.The only down sides were the leaking roof in the bathroom and Breakfast was rather ordinary but there are many great places to eat close by. Over all good value for money.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the new Merchant Hotel, by taking over the old Merchant Hotel Management, we have fully optimized every nook and cranny to transform the extremely vintage hotel to what you see in the picture we provide. Though were not open yet, and we have no proof on our service being way better than the old Merchant, we urge you to give us a chance to prove to you. Our tagline is " Come as a guest, Leave as a friend". Come be our friend. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merchant Hotel

Address: 55 Jalan Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: €30 - €53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Merchant Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 93
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Also Known As:
Merchant Hotel Penang/George Town, Malaysia
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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“get a higher floor to avoid street noise”
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Hansblix, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are good I guess.”
phoenas, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“City view if you prefer to have noise”
MelvinFoong, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“They have a ladies' floor, if you travel as a solo lady, go for it!”
26511709876, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher floor will recommend”
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