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Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown, Eastern & Oriental Hotel offer 19th century heritage accommodations in Penang. It features an outdoor swimming pool and guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant or have a drink at the bar. Offering a 24-hour butler service, free WiFi is available throughout the property.
Eastern & Oriental Hotel is 2.1 miles from popular Gurney Drive, where Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon offer shopping options. It is 750 yards to Penang State Museum and Art Gallery and 950 yards to Penang 2D Trick Art Museum, while Fort Cornwallis is 0.7 miles away. It is 12.4 miles from Penang International Airport.
Featuring classic wood furnishings and floral prints, spacious colonial-style suites come with ample lounge and work areas. They come with a safe, cable TV and large bathrooms with a claw-foot bathtub. Complimentary newspapers are delivered daily.
Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for currency exchange, tour arrangements, luggage storage and concierge services. Lazy afternoons in the sun can be spent by Eastern & Oriental’s outdoor pool, which boasts views of the sea. Other leisure options include a fitness centre and bicycle rental services.
Eastern & Oriental Hotel has 5 dining options, including Palm Court which serves English afternoon tea and also offers a selection of ethnic Asian inspired dishes and casual international fare for all day dining. Java Tree serves Straits Nyonya recipes and classic European dishes in an elegant setting while Sarkies is a perennial favourite for its splendid buffet-spread of Malaysian and international delights. At the Planters Lounge, continental dishes are available from its menu. For refreshing and well-made cocktails or the perfect pint, the new Farquhar’s Bar is the place to be. Whether cosily seated indoors, semi-formal dining, outdoors at the seafront verandahs or poolside, there is something to suit every taste and fancy at the E&O.
This is our guests' favourite part of George Town, according to independent reviews.
Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.
Most popular facilities
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- Hello. We have 2 children aged 8 & 10. Do you have a room that will accommodate us all?Kindly be informed that Corner suite can accommodate 2 adults + 2 children with two extra beds at additional cost of RM350++ per unit per night inclus..Answered on 6 March 2020
- Both my children are very young, can they share our bed? Age 4&7yrsYesAnswered on 20 December 2019
- Do you have an executive club floorOnly for Heritage Wing Suite and Corner SuiteAnswered on 2 January 2020
- Hi. We are from Bertam, Penang. I'm fully vaccinated but my husband got 7 more days after second dose to be fully vaccines. Can we check in?Both guests have to be fully vaccinated for minimum of 14 days to check in.Answered on 25 September 2021
- all room are sea view?Only Superior and Georgetown Suite is city view.Answered on 14 October 2021
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Cuisine: Malaysian, Local, International
Open for: Lunch, Dinner, High tea
Cuisine: Local, European
Open for: Dinner
Cuisine: Local, International
Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Most popular facilities
From 15:00 hours
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
Until 12:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and beds
Children of any age are welcome.
Children aged 18 years and above are considered adults at this property.
To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.
Cot and extra bed policies
Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.
All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.
No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
Eastern & Oriental Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
The fine print
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
FAQs about Eastern & Oriental Hotel
From the nearest airport, you can get to Eastern & Oriental Hotel by:
- Taxi 30min
Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.
Room options at Eastern & Oriental Hotel include:
Check-in at Eastern & Oriental Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.
Eastern & Oriental Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):
- Spa and wellness centre
- Fitness centre
- Golf course (within 3 km)
- Spa lounge/relaxation area
- Happy hour
- Head massage
- Spa facilities
- Foot massage
- Fitness/spa locker rooms
- Yoga classes
- Live sport events (broadcast)
- Back massage
- Themed dinner nights
- Full body massage
- Cooking class
- Couples massage
- Swimming Pool
- Hand massage
- Spa/wellness packages
- Neck massage
Guests staying at Eastern & Oriental Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).
Breakfast option(s) include:
- Full English/Irish
Eastern & Oriental Hotel has 3 restaurants:
- Java Tree
- Palm Court
Eastern & Oriental Hotel is 0.6 miles from the centre of George Town.
The prices at Eastern & Oriental Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.