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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 mi from popular Gurney Drive, where Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon offer shopping options. It is 2,300 feet to Penang State Museum and Art Gallery and 2,800 feet to Penang 2D Trick Art Museum, while Fort Cornwallis is 0.7 mi away. It is 12 mi 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 features views of the sea. Other leisure options include a fitness center 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 favorite 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 cozily seated indoors, semi-formal dining, outdoors at the seafront verandas or poolside, there is something to suit every taste and fancy at the E&O.

This is our guests' favorite part of George Town, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has currency exchange on site.

Property Highlights

Located 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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4 reasons to choose Eastern & Oriental Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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 March 6, 2020
  • Both my children are very young, can they share our bed? Age 4&7yrs
    Yes
    Answered on December 20, 2019
  • Do you have an executive club floor
    Only for Heritage Wing Suite and Corner Suite
    Answered on January 2, 2020
  • all room are sea view?
    Only Superior and Georgetown Suite is city view.
    Answered on October 14, 2021
  • Hi, due to current situation, im from Penang can checkin?
    Dear Sir/Madam, Currently we only accept essential business travellers with supporting documentation during phase 2 of national recovery plan. Thank ...
    Answered on July 24, 2021
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
3 Restaurants On Site

    Palm Court

    Food: Malaysian, Local, International

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner, High tea

    Java Tree

    Food: Local, European

    Open for: Dinner

    Sarkies

    Food: Local, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Eastern & Oriental Hotel Great facilities! Review score, 9.0
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center 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
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
2 swimming pools
Pool 1 – indoor Free!
  • Open all year
Pool 2 – outdoor Free!
  • Open all year
Spa
  • Locker rooms
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Eastern & Oriental Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's 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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to 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 ID 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

  • Check-in at Eastern & Oriental Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Eastern & Oriental Hotel is 0.6 miles from the center of George Town.

  • Eastern & Oriental Hotel has 3 restaurants:

    • Java Tree
    • Palm Court
    • Sarkies

  • Guests staying at Eastern & Oriental Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Eastern & Oriental Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Bowling
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Happy hour
    • Head massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Foot massage
    • Locker rooms
    • Yoga classes
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Back massage
    • Themed dinners
    • Full-body massage
    • Cooking class
    • Couples' massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Hand massage
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Fitness
    • Neck massage

  • Room options at Eastern & Oriental Hotel include:

    • Suite
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin

  • The prices at Eastern & Oriental Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Eastern & Oriental Hotel by:

    • Taxi 30min