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Cairo, Egypt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i stayed in this hotel during Christmas holidays with family, firstly the hotel has two buildings two of them are very old, as in at least 20 years old, breakfast was only in the main building, very limited facilities even elevators are very few and sometimes you have to wait ages for them, only 2 elevators for 35 floors quite...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Mohamed_Ali88” Greetings from Holiday Inn Resort Penang and thank you for your stay us. We are disappointed to hear that we did not live up to your expectations. Please let me clarify that our Ferringhi Tower has two brand new lifts and we have 23 floors. In the future if you experience any inconvenience at a hotel please do...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed a week here over Christmas/New Year in the Tower side - the hotel is split into two sections one each side of the road but with a very convenient footbridge for guests only linking them together above road level. The tower rooms have great views and are a good size, also very quiet. Overall, the hotel was what you...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “PHG59” Absolute pleasure to have you with us and thank you for your kind words. New Years Eve party was a great effort from the team and very glad to see the enjoyment from all of our guests at the event. Have a happy New Year and thank you for being with us to start it of! Thank you...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at Holiday Inn Resort on the 22nd December and leaving 2nd Jan. First time in Penang cant make a comparison with any other type of accommodation in the area. Facilities are quite good and I was surprised how roomy and large the room was. Heaps of room, well maintained, toiletries supplied, tea, coffee all provided and maintained daily. Pool...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Nicolina & Laurie” Thank you for your kind words and taking the time to write a review for our hotel and our great location. Penang has so much on offer and we wonna make sure our guests know what to explore and do. Our team and I strive to make sure our guest have a fabulous stay inside and...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a pleasant efficient check in expectations were high. Our room was clean with the sea view requested. Bathroom was clean unfortunately it had a shower in the bath which can be awkward as the baths are high and stepping out a little difficult. The room needs an update as does the whole resort . We had a non smoking...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “deecooley88” Appreciate you are taking the time to write a review for our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Our beachwing rooms have the shower over the bath and our Ferringhi Tower rooms have separate shower and bath tubs. Disappointing in today’s times to have guest smoking on our non smoking floors. In future please highlight these to our duty managers....

North Wales
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did not want a beach holiday but thought we would book a beach hotel for our two days in Penang. Soon after reaching the room we noticed one of the beds had a ripped duvet cover, but then we noticed a mark on it also and when the top was folded back, we noticed it was badly stained with...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “CharlieNorthWales” Firstly, I would like to offer my sincere apologies for your experience at our hotel. It is never our intention to upset our guest and the circumstances which you describe is certainly not acceptable. I am really sorry to read of the service rendered by our Housekeeping Team. Our Executive Housekeeper which personally came to your room has...

Maryland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i stayed in the tower across the street from the original entrance and couldn't be happier! i have a room with a balcony and a view of the beach and mountains that i could never get enough of. there is a walkway above the street to get to the beach side. there is breakfast buffet that comes wih the room...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “peace04” It is so nice to read your feedback and we are all so pleased that we managed to provide you and your family with a memorable time at our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Ferringhi Tower has the most amazing view for sunrise and sunsets and the balcony rooms are just fantastic to relax and enjoy your holiday with...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a good hotel to stay in with the family. It has a big main pool with a separate kids pool. The main pool has a 3m depth, so yeah, there's a lifeguard on duty. Have a lot of fun activities nearby. Pool activity like water volleyball is available, but you may need to bring your own ball (which...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Kahl H” Appreciate your review and highlighting all we are offering for our guests and families. The beach is unfortunate not private, all beaches in Penang are public beaches. Never the less a fantastic location in Batu Ferringhi. In the center and walking distance to the night market just starting outside of the hotel and several dining choices. Love...

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel rooms look rather tired and in need of tlc. Nevertheless the service is very good. The location is just perfect. The staff is attentive and warm. The atmosphere is friendly. The amenities are great too.

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Humzah9471” We are very glad that we could impress you with our teams service delivery at our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Our upgrade program is continuous and we have just completed our playlab/kids club at the Ferrignhi Tower, our new Spa and the Restaurant toilets before we start with our lobby. Thank you for taking the time to write...

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent location in Batu Ferringhi, many good restaurants are within walking distance. Pleasant drive to Balik Pulau (exploring the back of the island this time) as it's not that far away from here. You get the usual Holiday Inn service standard whereby staffs are decent and amenities are modern not to mention a good breakfast buffet spread that keep you...

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DominicEgger, General Manager at Holiday Inn Resort Penang, responded to this review

Dear “Rachel C” Delighted to read my Team did a great job for you and thank you for highlighting our good breakfast buffet spread. Balik Pulau is the more unknown part of the island and after you pass the fruit farm and reach the top it offers a complete different view of Penang. Time has not stopped but less developments...

Teignmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first experience of a Christmas away from home - let me say how much I enjoyed my holiday thanks to the planning, effort and organization by the staff and management I would highly recommend this Christmas getaway to everyone The Christmas buffet, the carol singers and cabaret really made it special - I will be booking early...

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Dear “andrew p” Absolutely delighted to read my Team did a great job for you and created a memorable Christmas away from home. Santa landing on the beach is a bit different but always a great event too for young and old. Have a fantastic start into 2017 and we look forward to have you with us again on the...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Holiday Inn Resort Penang, together with its excellent location in the heart of famous Batu Ferringhi makes it easily accessible to the Night Market, shops and restaurants. The resort is situated right on the beach, split into two buildings- the Beach Wing, located at the beachside, or Ferringhi Tower, located directly across the road to the beach. The Ferringhi Tower commands spectacular views of both the hills and sea front and is linked by an overhead covered walkway. 358 spacious rooms with a great combination of Family Studios and Kidsuites, the resort is perfect for families and couples looking for a retreat. To also make your every moment of your stay an absolute delight, we make every dining experience special in its own way. As the only hotel offering speciality Northern Indian cuisine, it will be feast that will leave you with 'spicy' memories. At the Holiday Inn Resort Penang, you will discover an exotic way to truly enjoy your vacation and cherish every minute of it. Right from the warmth of the people, the quaint sights & sounds of the island's rich cultural heritage and the rejuvenating hospitality of Holiday Inn Resort Penang. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Holiday Inn Resort Penang

Address: 72 Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Batu Ferringhi
Price Range: ₹ 3,618 - ₹ 7,910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Holiday Inn Resort Penang 4*
Number of rooms: 358
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Also Known As:
Holiday Inn Resort Penang Hotel Batu Ferringhi
Holiday Inn Penang
Holiday Inn Georgetown
Georgetown Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Resort Penang Batu Ferringhi
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#6 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
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“Beach Wing with Sea View - higher floors the best”
 of 5 bubbles cgmeyer, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Tower block rooms newer than main hotel & quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles SuffolkKitten, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the beach side.”
 of 5 bubbles , 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book the rooms in the Beach-wing if you want to be close to the restaurants, pool and the beach...”
 of 5 bubbles Shailup, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All the Kids Suites face the road, none face the ocean. We ate at the local hawkers market called Long Beach, it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles 96traceyp, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
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