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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.

Eastern & Oriental Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 30 Jun 2009.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in George Town, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.3

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Asian, American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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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&7yrs
    Yes
    Answered on 20 December 2019
  • Do you have an executive club floor
    Only for Heritage Wing Suite and Corner Suite
    Answered 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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Hotel surroundings *
3 restaurants on site

    Palm Court

    Cuisine: Malaysian, Local, International

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, High tea

    Java Tree

    Cuisine: Local, European

    Open for: Dinner

    Sarkies

    Cuisine: Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Eastern & Oriental Hotel Great facilities! Review score, 9.0
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinner nights Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Lift
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
    Pool 1 - indoor Free!
  • Open all year
  • Pool 2 - outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
Wellness
  • Kids' pool
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Chinese

House rules

Eastern & Oriental Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

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

Child policies

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

0 - 6 years
Extra bed upon request
MYR 406 per child, per night
Cot upon request
Free
7+ years
Extra bed upon request
MYR 406 per person, per night

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

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card UnionPay debit card JCB American Express Eastern & Oriental Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Effective 1 June 2014, the Penang State Government will be imposing a local government fee of MYR 3 per room per night, payable directly to the hotel upon check in.

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:

    • Suite
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin

  • 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
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • 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
    • Fitness
    • 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:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Asian
    • American
    • Buffet

  • Eastern & Oriental Hotel has 3 restaurants:

    • Java Tree
    • Palm Court
    • Sarkies

  • 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.