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    Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

    Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent41%
    • Very good37%
    • Average14%
    • Poor5%
    • Terrible3%
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    “adventure zone” (302 reviews)
    “golden sands” (753 reviews)
    “garden cafe” (90 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Poolside Bar
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    Private Balcony
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    Reviewed 4 March 2016

    Where to start? All aspects of our stay at Golden Sands could not be faulted. From the cleaners to the management all were exceptional, especially their concern over my health during our stay - nothing was too much trouble. Meals taken at Sigi's by the...More

    1  Thank needlesnz
    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear needlesnz: Thank you for your review of our resort. We are sorry that you were not feeling so well during your stay with us and we are glad that you were well taken care of. We have noted your thanks to Mr. Picken and...More

    Reviewed 3 March 2016

    We had relatives visiting Penang and staying at the Shangri-La but unfortunately could not get reasonably priced rooms there. The Golden Sands was the cheaper alternative and located next door, with connecting grounds. You can get a buggy from one place to the other if...More

    1  Thank Divyne1
    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear Divyne1: Thank you for your review of our resort. We are happy that you were able to spend your recent holiday with us. We have noted that you prefer our sister property next door. We hope to be able to welcome you back again...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    This hotel is primarily for families with young children and older couples, having said that there were quite a few younger couples especially from Australia, but if you want nightlife then don't come here. Some of the people we met had been returning fro many...More

    2  Thank vap88
    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear vap88: Thank you for your review of our resort. We are happy that you were able to enjoy your recent stay with us. We are working closely with the local authorities to ensure that the local waters are monitored of jellyfish for a sustainable...More

    Reviewed 2 March 2016

    Hotel was slightly dated, but very clean. The staff are very friendly. There is a big pool to use and the food in the hotel was very good. Unfortunately the water at the back of the hotel is not so good to swim in. A...More

    3  Thank John S
    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear John S: Thank you for your review of our resort. We are happy that you were able to have a relaxing and wonderful time with us. We are mindful of the sea condition and are working closely with the authorities to ensure that the...More

    Reviewed 1 March 2016

    We stayed there on a weekend for our company's team-building event. Generally, it is a touristy hotel caters for large groups. Definitely not suitable if you intend to have a romantic escapade with your partner. Room was good with built-in additional single bed but maybe...More

    Thank MdNiza A
    Response from SL_Penang, Colleague at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 8 March 2016

    Dear MdNiza A: Thank you for taking time to review our resort. We are happy that you were able to stay with us during your company team building. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again in the near future. Warmest regards,...More

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    About
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    Amenities
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Free Parking
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Tennis Court
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    • US$105 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #3 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
    • #3 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Batu Ferringhi
    • Also Known As
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    Adam R
    4 July 2017|
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    Response from tbg166 | Reviewed this property |
    Traders Hotel final destination, but there is a stop over for ;the Mall on the way if required but not on return journey .from hotel at 10 am 12 noon 2pm and later in day also.return from Traders at 1100 1300 etc. hotel... More
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    27 June 2017|
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    Response from HKMoscow | Reviewed this property |
    Yes they do sea vieuw more expensive and rooms smaller take garden vieuw
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    27 June 2017|
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    Response from gordon p | Reviewed this property |
    I don't think they do but you can email them to check if they do adjoining rooms but lm sure the hotel will put your rooms next to each other on the same floor.
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