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Eastern And Oriental Hotel

5-star5 stars
10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, Penang, 10200, Malaysia

Waterfront hotel with 2 outdoor pools, near Penang City Hall
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • We enjoyed our stay a great deal appreciated the fresh fruit in our room every day and…Dec 27, 2020
  • Not worth at full price. At discounted price it was worth. Location, Landscaping is…Jul 30, 2020

Eastern And Oriental Hotel

from $150
  • Deluxe Suite
  • Premier Suite
  • Writers Suite
  • Straits Suite King
  • Georgetown Suite King
  • Studio Suite
  • Corner Suite
  • Studio Suite Twin
  • Superior Suite King
  • Superior Suite Twin
  • Deluxe Suite Two Queen Beds
  • Deluxe Suite Twin
  • Premier Suite Twin
  • Premier Suite King GF
  • Premier Suite Twin GT
  • Writers Suite Two Queen Beds
  • Pinang Suite
  • Georgetown Suite King Basic Amenities
  • Deluxe Suite King Basic Amenities

What’s around Eastern And Oriental Hotel


  • In Downtown George Town
  • KOMTAR - 18 min walk
  • Penang City Hall - 11 min walk
  • Penang Times Square - 23 min walk
  • Gleneagles Penang Medical Centre - 25 min walk
  • Loh guan Lye Specialist Centre - 33 min walk
  • Gurney Plaza - 44 min walk
  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang Intl. Airport (PEN) - 28 min drive
  • Penang Sentral - 30 min drive
  • Sungai Petani Station - 44 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 232 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 16 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-3:00 AM
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle from 7:00 AM to 10:30 PM*


  • Free covered onsite self parking

  • Free covered onsite valet parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Taking the kids?
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 7535
  • Conference space size (meters) - 700
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1885
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair-width doorways
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Malay

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Espresso maker
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
Be entertained
  • TV
Stay connected
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves with a trip to the onsite spa, which has 1 treatment room. Services include hot stone massages, sports massages, and Thai massages.

The spa is open daily.

Eastern And Oriental Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Eastern & Oriental Hotel
  • Eastern And Oriental
  • Eastern Oriental Hotel
  • Eastern And Oriental Hotel Hotel
  • Eastern And Oriental Hotel George Town
  • Eastern And Oriental Hotel Hotel George Town
  • Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang
  • Eastern Oriental Hotel Penang
  • Eastern Oriental George Town
  • Eastern Oriental Penang
  • Oriental Eastern
  • Eastern & Oriental Hotel Penang/George Town
  • Eastern And Oriental Hotel
  • Eastern Oriental Georgetown


Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve onsite parking. Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia).

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 0.00 per accommodation, per night
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning July 1, 2021. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Facilities, including fitness facilities, a sauna, a spa and a swimming pool, are accessible for an extra charge.

Rollaway beds are available for MYR 350 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MYR 67.60 for adults and MYR 33.80 for children (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MYR 302.10 per vehicle (one-way)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Eastern And Oriental Hotel

  • Does Eastern And Oriental Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Eastern And Oriental Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Eastern And Oriental Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from January 13 2021 to January 16 2021 (dates subject to change). The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 2 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change): <ul><li>Fitness facilities</li><li>Sauna</li><li>Spa tub</li></ul>
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Eastern And Oriental Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Eastern And Oriental Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self and valet parking.
  • Is there a pool at Eastern And Oriental Hotel?
    Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. The swimming pool will be unavailable from July 2 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • Are pets allowed at Eastern And Oriental Hotel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Eastern And Oriental Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM - 3:00 AM. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
  • Are there restaurants at or near Eastern And Oriental Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. The dining venue will be unavailable from July 2 2020 to June 1 2021 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include Soho Freehouse (4-min walk), Thirty Two At The Mansion (4-min walk), and Indigo Restaurant at The Blue Mansion (5-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Eastern And Oriental Hotel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 7:00 AM to 10:30 PM on request. The charge is MYR 302.10 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do at Eastern And Oriental Hotel and nearby?
    Eastern And Oriental Hotel has 2 outdoor pools and a spa, as well as a fitness center and a garden.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.2 From 962 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
One of the best hotels ever!
Wonderful hotel (stayed in the Victory Wing). Comfortable and beautifully decorated. Loved being on the sea watching the ships coming and going. Delightful breakfast and swimming pool on the 6th floor terrace. Tremendous service by all staff that we met. 15 min walk in to the old part of Georgetown. Room lights more atmospheric than functional but that's my only critic! Would love to come back one day.
Arwyn, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Beautiful hotel, convenient location and the staffs are very friendly
ElleHall, us5 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Inconsistent Service
This was for my honeymoon. We stayed in the heritage wing. Upon checking in they insisted they had no room with 1 bed even though that is what we booked. A manager had to come in to help us get the room we paid for. After that we asked if there were available room upgrades to which they said yes. We informed them we are gold members and it was at this point the receptionist tried to convince us we don't need an upgrade even thought we are eligible but that our room was better than the upgrade. It was late and we were tired so we settled for none. When we got to the room we realized that the pillows were smelly. They smelled like sweat even though the sheets smelled clean. The next morning when we walked to breakfast we got some people telling us good morning and others ignoring us. The level of service for such an expensive place just wasn't here. Knowing that we had 20% discount on spa and food we charged everything to the room. When we were checking out we had to take more than 2 hours of back and forth for the manager to settle that we deserved our discount. We got many excuses originally on why they couldn't do it. Eventually we did get our 20% but it took too much time and effort. This hotel needs better service for the price. There were some positives but they aren't worth mentioning. With a hotel of this price and reputation they need to do better.
Roger, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Elegant old hotel, beautifully restored. We stayed in the older, original section. It was great. We didn’t look at the newer area, so I don’t know what it’s like. The restaurants are nothing special. The bar is great
us4 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Everything (well, almost) is wonderful and authentic. Courteous staff. Great location. Only issue we had was shower water temperature which after 10 minutes in the the shower, the water becomes dangerously hot. It doesn't matter how you set it. Even the cold water only came out scalping hot. Not sure what happen. I had to move to the bathtub but after 30 second, the cold water becomes hot too.
us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
I love the Corner Suite in the Victory Annexe. Spacious and gorgeous views. I've been staying at the hotel for 6 straight years of vacations.
Travel-Fan, us3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location, excellent service, great buffet. .Swiiming pool was wonderful
us2 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Service is just like anywhere else in Asia. There isnt that upper level of service here. Wasnt given cutlery with my food when at the pool, i had to go find it myself. The room staff were great however. Food for breakfast is great too.
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Well maintained luxurious old world charm. The Sarkies restaurant for breakfast was nice but under staffed, so service was slow. Besides that, hotel is well located and beautifully restored and maintained.
us3 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Old style charm
Great old style hotel with old fashion charm. Although service was impersonal, everyone was very polite and appropriate. The daily fruits and evening reception was appreciated. Some updates needed include more power outlets near the bed or USB ports, better quality slippers, more seating by the pool and a shuttle service to the local malls.
us5 night trip

Eastern And Oriental Hotel