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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I just left three days ago. I think about it everyday. The rooms in the Heritage Wing will talk to you. It did me. Such history and charm and style. The grounds are calm, no beach at all but 2 pools. Always felt taken care of in every way. I did dine here, drank here and swim like a fish...

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Spacious, clean and friendly. However we were rather disappointed by the size of the tv in the room. The bedroom windows were larger than the tv screen! Buffet breakfast spread is awesome. You will be spoilt for choice.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a big colonial hotel that sets you back in time. There is a main house and an annexe, the new part. The annexe is kept in the same grand colonial style as the main house. Covered verandahs, wooden floors and high ceilings, spacious rooms and a big bathroom with two separate basins, a big walk-in shower and a...

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Corlette, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent four weeks at the E & O. Our fifth time staying at this wonderful hotel. We stayed on the 12th floor of the Victory Annexe. The room beautifully appointed and spotless with every request of the cleaning staff carried out cheerfully and without delay, and that view...to die for. Cocktail hour at the Planters Lounge was very...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt very decadent splurging here. An old school charm made it extra plush - an unexpected surprise was the night turn down service! Decent gym facilities, evening canapes and drinks in the lounge, buffet breakfast and polite service made for a fantastic stay.

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Bowral, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I stayed in the Heritage wing, which was absolutely superb in all respects. Our room, cheapest available, had views over the local petrol station but we were able to shut that out to enjoy a beautifully set-up suite. Bathroom was amazing in size and services. The hotel pool was a peaceful haven, compared with the infinity pool...

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1Thank ADO10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 4 days in the historical wing (room 326), the suite was gorgeous, spaceful, elegant, comfortable and spotlessly clean. We had a fantastic time at E&O. The high quality of service from all staff and the location made it a very memorable visit to Georgetown. I highly recommend to visit this historic property.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The opportunity to stay in a historic hotel in the heart of an historic town was one I didn't want to miss - and I was not disappointed. We stayed in the heritage wing and were fortunate enough to be given an upgrade to a suite - lovely albeit we didn't use the lounge area - the ambience of the...

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3Thank deniharv
Berkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago

Third stay at the beautiful E&O. This time we decided to try the newer Victory Annexe. The suits here are beautifully appointed to complement the main Heritage Wing and unless you knew it was an add-on, you wouldn't guess. The suite was well appointed with all the extras you'd expect, and staff only too happy to help with anything you...

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4Thank L_J_Berkshire
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the new wing. Big clean rooms, lovely bathroom with separate sinks and a bath tube. Great location in Georgetown, nearby eateries but set far enough away from the traffic. Buffet breakfast lack local cuisine, was disappointed with only Nasi lemak.

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the embodiment of both a special time and a special place. For well over a century, this remarkable hotel - known simply as 'The E&O' to generations of travellers - has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era. In many ways, it has also come to represent Penang itself; its story inextricably woven into the island's history, its traditions an indelible part of many a traveller's treasured memory, its name synonymous with the magical island once known as The Pearl Of the Orient. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Address: 10 Farquhar Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: €127 - €214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Eastern & Oriental Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 99
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Also Known As:
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Eastern Oriental Georgetown
Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town, Malaysia
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#1 Business Hotel in George Town
#2 Luxury Hotel in George Town
#2 Family Hotel in George Town
#3 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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“Chose new wing for stunning modern rooms with views. Choose heritage wing if the old colonial touch is more important than views.”
 of 5 bubbles lloydh530, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The Victory Wing is fine, but the main hotel was more "colonial".”
 of 5 bubbles davidmD7122DX, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get the ocean view and open your windows in the early morning, sublime.”
 of 5 bubbles smileyko, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a sea view”
 of 5 bubbles deniharv, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for sea views as the road can be quite busy”
 of 5 bubbles L_J_Berkshire, 12 Mar 2017 | Read review
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