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    Hotel Equatorial Penang

    1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, Bayan Lepas, Penang Island 11900, Malaysia
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    8/10/2017 9/10/2017
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    US$ 84
    US$ 69
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    Room & Suite (344)
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    • Excellent33%
    • Very good48%
    • Average14%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible2%
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Poolside Bar
    Fitness centre
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
    Golf Course
    Dry Cleaning
    Tennis Court
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Private Balcony
    5.0 Star Hotel
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    8 Oct9 Oct
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 499 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    Had a short 1 night stay at club room. Booked for twin bed. Upon arrival they wanted to give 1 king bed and said that if change to twin bed have to pay extra RM50. WOW. But my booking stated TWIN bed. To make things...More

    Thank TSI_DSG
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This is an old hotel. I'm not sure when was it opened, but i remembered staying here when i was in primary school back in the early 90s. I remembered having a great time staying here as a kid back then. Nowadays, I still have...More

    Thank shahzane
    Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 1 week ago

    Dear shahzane, Thank you for having to drop by to share your review regarding your recent family stay with us at Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are much delighted to have you returning with your kids to stay with us. Indeed, it is really wonderful to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This hotel was booked by a friend who lives nearby so we arrived with no idea what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised and enjoyed everything this hotel had to offer - food, hospitality and good drinks!More

    Thank lorsnsteve
    Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear lorsnsteve, Thank you for taking your time to share your amazing feedback regarding your recent stay with us, here at Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are completely overjoyed to hear that you had enjoyed your stay with us as it is a real pleasure to...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Quiet , clean room, friendly staff and most importantly the breakfest is exellent. The hotel resembles the luxury hotel in the 90's but most system have been upgraded such tv & air-conditioning system. The only thing the management should think of is adding more movie...More

    Thank Mohd S
    Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Mohd S, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor during your recent stay with us. We are pleased to learn that you had a wonderful stay here in Hotel Equatorial Penang. We do have the IPTV system that has...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Great customer service from check in to check out! We could check in at 12pm and our room on the 9th floor had great views of the sea and golf course. Our room did not include breakfast and we did not experience the food. We...More

    Thank LL721
    Response from HEP_Management, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial PenangResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear LL721, Thank you for taking the time to write an review on TripAdvisor regarding your stay here in Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are glad you had a wonderful stay here at Hotel Equatorial Penang. We are even more proud that our service was smooth...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Tennis Court
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    • Hot Tub
    • Golf Course
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    • US$ 69 - US$ 113 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • Bayan Lepas
    • Also Known As
    • Equatorial Penang Hotel ,
    • Equatorial Penang Bayan Lepas ,
    • Hotel Equatorial Penang Bayan Lepas
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    Traveller (517)
    Room & Suite (344)
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    9 September 2017|
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    Response from FB-MY | Reviewed this property |
    A number of car rental booths at the airport. You can pre-book some of the companies like Avis, Hertz and so on from their website.
    19 July 2017|
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    Response from HEP_Management | Property representative |
    Dear Irafs, We have both smoking and non-smoking rooms available. Please let us know upon making your reservation and we will ensure to assign you to one. Looking forward to welcoming you to Hotel Equatorial Penang... More
    7 May 2017|
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    Response from HEP_Management | Property representative |
    Dear guest, We offer a complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel - please refer to our website to see if the schedule fits you. You can find the schedule under "Facilities". Please note that it is... More
    Room Tips
    "Bring your booking coupon or baucher."
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    "I like poolside wing. This gives a great view of both the city, sea, and the island next to Penang island."
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    "Views to the west and upper floors"
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    "Pay a little extra and stay in a club room"
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