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Near old and new

Opened in 1884, this all-suite historical hotel is within 1 km (0.6 miles) of the financial, entertainment, cultural, and historical districts in downtown Georgetown.

Seafront promenade

A 750-foot seafront promenade along the back of the hotel features outdoor dining options, a swimming pool, and historical monuments.

Butler and wireless Internet

All 232 suites have complimentary wireless Internet access and 24-hour butler service; all rooms are outfitted with timber flooring and marble bathrooms.

Eastern And Oriental Hotel

10 Lebuh Farquhar Penang Penang 10200

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Eastern & Oriental Hotel has a sea-facing 750-foot (229-meter) promenade flanked by landscaped gardens. 4 cannons dating back to the 18th century are located along this stretch. An 82-foot (25-meter) swimming pool is complemented by a nearby 538-square-foot (50-square-meter) fitness center with connecting sauna, shower, and locker facilities. Individual and couples massages are available in the full-service spa. An on-site gift shop retails hotel merchandise, books, and other local souvenirs.

Eastern & Oriental Hotel has 1 400-seat ballroom and 14 smaller meeting rooms for up to 150 people. The butler service provides basic secretarial services including typing, printing, photocopying, and binding. Other amenities include a free area shuttle and a 24-hour business center. Complimentary wireless and wired Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

Complimentary parking is available.

  • 24-hour business center 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 14 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2 
  • Number of floors - 16 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Total number of rooms - 232 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Minibar 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Slippers 
  • Turndown service 

Where to Eat

The Sarkies Corner - Lobby-level casual restaurant. Serves à la carte menu of international and local cuisine for lunch and dinner. Buffets served on certain days. Full glass-paneled doors open out onto a veranda overlooking the sea. Open from early morning until late night daily.

1885 - Western restaurant. Serves dinner and traditional English afternoon tea. Gold-trimmed ceiling cornices, golden chandeliers, and a grand piano generate a fine-dining atmosphere. Private dining room available for up to 12 persons. Open daily (except Tuesdays) from evening until night for dinner, and mid-afternoon until early evening for tea.

The Bakery - Located at the entrance to The Sarkies Corner. Serves freshly baked cakes, pies, and pastries.

The Planters Lounge - A private lounge exclusively for guests staying in the Victory Annexe, serving complimentary breakfast, coffee, and tea throughout the day as well as evening cocktails. However, guests from both wings are welcome to dine at Planters Lounge and order from the à la carte menu.

Farquhar's Bar - Casual bar serving light pub snacks including tapas and other European and local savories. Sporting events are featured on several TVs. Offers an early evening happy hour. Open from early evening till past midnight.

Nearby Things to Do

The fitness center, facing the veranda and the sea, is 50 square meters (538 square feet) and has one treadmill, one bicycle, and a free-weights area. It also has separate male and female shower rooms with sauna and lockers. The fitness center opens out to the swimming pool area, and is open from early morning till late evening.

The 25-meter (82-foot) rectangular swimming pool is 1.2 meters (4 feet) deep and has a small deck area overlooking the promenade and sea. Drinks and snacks can be ordered from the nearby restaurants.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 3 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: MYR 68 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

We should mention

Children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Water Limo Service Offer

Book a stay in any room type or rate plan any time for travel any time, and receive 1 return water limo service for up to 2 people from the hotel to Straits Quay. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Details available at check-in. Terms and conditions apply.


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