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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel with reasonably priced room rate. Hotel staffs were particularly helpful and most importantly friendly. We loved the colors in the hotel very much. Location is good and it is conveniently nearby to many food stalls and absolutely accessible to the city center.

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Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Bery clean and comfortable rooms. Beds were good to sleep on. Staff were friendly. Only problem was parking and the distance from main attraction. Guests without a car to travel may find it difficult to get to local attractions. Many restaurants near premise.

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Medan
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hotel's staff is good. Near to penang traditional food (taste good). Room is clean and size fair enough. Reasonable price. Will come back here for others vacation. Also will recommend to any friends that ask where to stay in penang....

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Malacca
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The worker so humble and cheerful. The room is also nice and clean. The location of the hotel is also strategic. Im so satisfied. Mayb after this i will recommed this hotel to my friends or colleagues

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at the GLOW hotel while doing a visa run to the Thai Embassy. It is an easy 2km walk away from the hotel. Positives: The location of this hotel is great. Walking distance to anything and many nice, cheap eateries nearby. I never thought of myself as caring about shower water pressure and elevator speeds, but these actually... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
1 review
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel, nice staff - and clean rooms. You get value of your money. Also there is lots of nice street foods in the area. The hotel is in ok distance to Heritage Zone. But dont stay there if you want to sunbath at the pool - there is nearly no sun in the area. Otherwise it is a very... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

GLOW is a pretty good value for money hotel located 800m from KOMTAR. The KSL Tours that provided transport is reasonably priced and competitive with the local taxi service. Bus-stops are just 100m away but given the traffic during peak hours, the KSL transport service was very useful as they know the shortcuts to get around traffic. While the breakfast... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice hotel with great in room styling and amenities. Cheap stay. Downside is location. Always need to get a cab into heritage area but that is why it's cheaper. Tip. Go onto the street and flag a taxi rather than use the more expensive (tho efficient) in hotel desk service.

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Klang, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

1. Ask for toothbrush/toothpaste during check-in. In my opinion, the receptionist should ask this during check-in. Hotel do provide them on an as-needed basis. 2. The welcome drink is yummy. I prefer to drink it without ice since it is already chilled. 3. Shower water pressure is awesome. 4. Only on weekends you get scrambled, omelette and sunny side up... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
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Reviewed 1 week ago

2 night stay for business trip. Clean and comfort hotel to stay. Too bad there is a limited parking space for hotel guest,maybe could improve in this matter. However this hotel is cool with the large bath room. Thumbs up!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Smoking rooms available
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
GLOW Penang gets the modern traveller's needs just right, with ease and convenience as a guiding principle. The surprise of the ordinary done well and desire to provide guests with precisely what they need. GLOW Penang focuses on five crucial elements for today's on the go travellers: ~ Satisfying breakfast ~ Access to a fitness centre. ~ A delicious bed and pillows ~ An excellent shower experience ~ Free high-quality Wi-Fi in every guest room The 131 room GLOW Penang is the 4th hotel worldwide under the GLOW (Invision Hospitality) brand and the first GLOW in Malaysia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about GLOW Penang

Address: 101 Macalister, George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia (Formerly Grand Paradise Hotel)
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: €35 - €97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — GLOW Penang 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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“I think the room need carpet”
 of 5 bubbles mariyatyh, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 410 shower water outlet/drainage may be clogged. Starts to "flood" when shower is at full blast. Room 716 is OK.”
 of 5 bubbles jaukayk, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“choose smoker room i guess it's room with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles poeyli, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quite bad. Improve on the above”
 of 5 bubbles cwhook, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Keep upgrading”
 of 5 bubbles wirawantinantos, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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