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4.2 of 5 guest rating
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Executive Suite
721 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Senator
915 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Club Premier Deluxe - Single
Room with view
441 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Premier Deluxe Double
Room with view
441 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Premier Deluxe Single
Room with view
441 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Premier Single Room
Room with view
441 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Club Single Room
Room with view
441 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Club Premier Deluxe Double
Room with view
441 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Club Twin
Room with view
474 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
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Premier Double Room
Room with view
441 square feet
1 King Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Junior Suite
829 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Family
355 square feet
1 King Bed and 1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Double or Twin Room
Room with view
355 square feet
1 Double Bed 2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Deluxe Single Room
Room with view
377 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Get an overview of this hotel
Family-friendly George Town hotel in Bayan Lepas, near Penang International Sports Arena

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Location

This family-friendly George Town hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Penang International Sports Arena, Queensbay Mall and Snake Temple. TESCO and Kek Lok Si Temple are also within 6 mi (10 km).

Hotel Features

Along with 5 restaurants, this hotel has a full-service spa and an outdoor pool. Free WiFi in public areas, a free area shuttle, and a free beach shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a fitness center, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 622 rooms feature thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers, plus balconies and LCD TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, WiFi, and wired Internet.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Hotel Equatorial Penang features outdoor tennis courts and an outdoor pool. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Business amenities at this 5-star property consist of a business center, limo/town car service, and meeting rooms. Event facilities measuring 37674 square feet (3500 square meters) include a conference center. This luxury hotel also offers a children's pool, a spa tub, and a fitness center. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Elevator/lift
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Express check-out
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Computer station
  • Conference space size (meters) - 3500
  • Luggage storage
  • Hair salon
  • Concierge services
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Airport transportation
  • Total number of rooms - 622
  • Number of floors - 12
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Full-service spa
  • Free beach shuttle
  • Conference space
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Meeting rooms 3
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free WiFi
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free area shuttle
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Conference space size (feet) - 37674
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Television in common areas
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Free area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare

Internet

Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge) , Wired Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malay

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Hotel Equatorial Penang offers 622 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. This George Town hotel provides wired and wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium TV channels
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Wired Internet access (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Dial-up Internet access (surcharge)
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Premium bedding
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Balcony

Where to Eat

Nada lama - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

The View - Overlooking the ocean and golf course, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open select days.

Kampachi - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Golden Phoenix - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Nadaba - This pub is located by the pool.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, a sauna, and a fitness center.

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

  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa. Services include facials and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology.

  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at 6 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport transportation is offered at scheduled times. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 11 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: MYR 200 per night
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 3.00 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. 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.

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.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: MYR 49.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: MYR 49.95 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: MYR 6 per day
  • Late check-out fee: MYR 20 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Equatorial Hotel
  • Equatorial Hotel Penang
  • Equatorial Penang
  • Equatorial Penang Hotel
  • Hotel Equatorial
  • Hotel Equatorial Penang
  • Hotel Penang Equatorial
  • Penang Equatorial
  • Penang Equatorial Hotel
  • Penang Hotel Equatorial
  • Equatorial Penang Bayan Lepas
  • Hotel Equatorial Penang Bayan Lepas

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

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