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Holiday Inn Resort Penang

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Inverness
Reviewed 4 February 2015

We spent 8 nights here and would not hesitate to recommend it. The staff are excellent and do everythibg they can to make sure that you have an enjoyable stay. We had booked a room in the tower wing and when we arrived were told we were being upgraded to the beach wing. Unfortunately our room was overlooking the busy...

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

Dear “Svea” We are very glad that we could impress you with our Holiday Inn Resort Penang and you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and leaving the kind words of our great team. Our hotel has the biggest room size in Batu Ferringhi and the soft and firm pillows on...

paris
Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

The hotel suited our needs for a relaxing multi-generational vacation in Penang. While there's not much to do in Batu Ferringhi, we were able to enjoy some morning beach time with our toddler (with him gawping at the horses plying the beach), snooze in the big and newly refurbished tower rooms and relax by the pool from time to time....

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

Dear “lafemmemange” Appreciate you are taking the time to write a review for our Holiday Inn Resort Penang and glad you could enjoyed the stay at our hotel with your family. We are currently renovating the Level 1 on the Ferringhi Tower with the addition of a resort center. This will enable more room and activity available for our younger...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 3 February 2015

This hotel has been a personal and family favorite for decades. However, over the years, I've noticed the level of service has severely deteriorated. A hotel is not about nice rooms and good location. It is also about how customers are treated and how attentive staff are. A couple years ago, my friend was stung by jellyfish right at the...

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

Dear “Ikram K” Greetings from Holiday Inn Resort Penang. I am very disappointed that we have not been able to live up to our service standards. Our hotel has either King or two double beds in each room. Looking in our system, your booking came through as a standard room from the Online Travel Agent but requests should absolutely be...

Reviewed 2 February 2015

We stayed here for 4-5 nights during our trip to Malaysia and Singapore with my husband. +s:The location of the hotel is good (the bus station is in the front of the hotel, restaurants, market is very close), the swimming pool and the beach is nice, comfortable. The gym was also ok, the room service was good, the room was...

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

Dear “prutvi” Thank you for taking the time to review our Holiday Inn Resort Penang hotel. Our location right on the beach and with the bus stop of the 101/102 Line giving great connections every 15 minutes to Georgetown or the fisherman’s village for some great walks into the national park. Additional there is a new hop-on hop-off bus service...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 February 2015

We recently returned from Our 5 day holiday in Penang. Originally we had paid to live in the Tower Wing and were placed on the 17th floor with a balcony and seaview. The first thing that struck me when I walked in the reception of the tower building was an overwhelming smell of mould and old water. This smell was...

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

Dear IDF1984 Greetings from Penang and thank you for your extensive review and recommending us to your friends to stay with us. I am disapointed with the issue of the damp floors we experienced but glad the team could find a solution for you. Our hotel is going through some continous improvement. The alfresco restaurant refurbishment and gym have been...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed at the Holiday Inn with a colleague after visiting KL for work. We stayed three nights at the end of January. We were a bit anxious as our cab driver warned us the hotel is not very nice nor is the pool and that we should have stayed elsewhere. Check in wasn't a pleasant experience due to a number...

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

Dear “travelbug-lauren” A pleasure having you and your friend at our hotel and thank you for the extensive review. We are glad you could relax well and apologies about the room allocation issues. We are in a great spot to relax just having the beach in front with all the coconut trees in the garden. Close by the hawker stalls...

Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Our travel agent arranged a room with sea view. On arrival we were told it was on the part of the hotel on the hill side. We expressed our disappointment and asked price to change to ocean view room, but decided against it. We were asked to sit and wait 10 minutes while our room was being prepared as we...

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

Dear “TinaLBalla” It is so nice to read your feedback and I am so pleased that our team managed to provide you with a memorable time while staying at our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Your feedback for the team is much appreciated. We look forward to have you with us again and please do not hesitate to contact us directly...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We spent 3 weeks travelling through Malaysia in December with 7 nights at the Holiday Inn Resort Penang. I have allowed myself some time to pass before writing this review as I want to be fair the hotel. We did not enjoy our stay at this hotel and will not return. We stayed over the Xmas period so the hotel...

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

Dear “SafferB” Thank you for your constructive feedback and whilst I have just joined the hotel a couple of weeks back I will go through the points with the team to ensure for future peak periods we are ready to deliver a great experience for our guests. Your points are very valuable and some of the items we have already...

Quebec City, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2015

I enjoyed my five day visit to the Holiday Inn at Batu Ferringhi on Penang Island. I was upgraded to a sea view room in the Ferringhi Tower. The room was large with a comfortable king-size bed. The large bathroom had both a glassed-in shower & a bathtub! The room was very well equipped with all the essentials for a...

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

Dear “gloriainmexico” What a beneficial and extensive review with all the details about our Holiday Inn Resort Penang. Thank you as well for highlighting our great team which makes us always proud to hear. We are glad you enjoyed a wonderful holiday with us and please do not hesitate to contact me directly when you are on your way back...

Padstow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Just had a great 10 days at the holiday inn. Stayed at the tower block and it was lovely. We could sit out on our balcony listening to the birds and watching the monkeys. Staff very friendly and breakfast buffet good. Ample sunbeds - we preferred to be under the trees looking out to sea. Room was big and kept...

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

Dear “alison135” It is always great to hear that the team has done the most for our guest and you enjoyed a relaxing stay in our spacious and clean rooms. Every day when I come down to the terrace coffee restaurant I love the view over the garden area with the coconut trees and the beach & sea as backdrop....

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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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
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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: ₹ 3,830 - ₹ 9,078 (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:
#4 Business Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#4 Romantic Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 Luxury Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
#6 Family Hotel in Batu Ferringhi
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“Choose a high floor with sea view in the Tower block.”
MizzTraveller, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Sea view high in the tower”
LoughCork, 10 May 2017 | Read review
“Best view, beautiful beach, polite staffs”
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“Request rooms in the Ferring tower section with balcony”
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“Prefer the hill view rooms as is across from the beach front properties.”
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