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Set 250 feet above sea-level, Hotel Equatorial Penang features accommodations housed in two separate wings, Main and North Wing, linked by a walkway. It features a 150 feet long outdoor swimming pool located in the Main Wing and guests can enjoy meals from 4 dining options or have a drink at the poolside bar. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Penang International Airport, the two Penang Bridges, and the bustling hub of Bayan Lepas are a short drive away. It is a 20-minute drive from the UNESCO certified heritage city of George Town via the expressway.

Contemporary-style rooms and suites are well-appointed with air conditioning and offer facilities that range from mini-bar to internet protocol TV (IPTV) which provides free in-room movies on demand. All rooms have an individual balcony. Club and Suite Room category guests will enjoy a direct access to Equator Club Lounge.

Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for tour arrangements, currency exchange, ticketing and concierge services. Leisure options include a fully-equipped fitness center, massage and spa facilities, indoor squash, outdoor tennis, nearby hiking and jogging trails, and the complimentary shuttle service which takes one to the major shopping malls and the heritage city of George Town. Adjacent to the hotel and within walking distance is the international 18-hole Penang Golf Club.

Dining options include French cuisine at The View, Cantonese/Szechuan specialties at Golden Phenix, Japanese delights at Kampachi, international and local cuisine at nada lama, and a poolside lounge at nadaba.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel Equatorial Penang has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 11, 2001

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

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

Breakfast Info

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

Private parking at the hotel

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There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.

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About Hotel Equatorial Penang

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  • Is the pool available to use during this time?

    Dear Guest, Yes our pool is available and the operation time is from 7am - 8pm.


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    Asked about: Premier Double • Answered on January 1, 2021
  • Is it come with private bathtub?

    Dear Guest, Kindly be informed that we do have bathtub all type of the room.


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    Answered on January 4, 2021
  • What the room I can get privite bathtub.

    Dear Guest, each room have a private bathtub


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    Answered on December 10, 2020
  • Do this room have bathtub?

    Dear Guest, each room have a private bathtub


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double • Answered on December 10, 2020
  • May i know more about the shuttle service? Is it 24 hours? Any special rate for parking? Thanks

    Dear Guest, yes we do have shuttle service but need to pre-book with arrival time. As for the parking the rate is RM10 and it will be refundable upon check out


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    Answered on December 10, 2020
  • for bride and groom package. can it be personalized?

    Dear Guest ,it will be included in the wedding package


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double • Answered on December 10, 2020
  • Is there provide simple deco in room for couples to celebrate event like birthday, wedding anniversary and honeymoon?

    Dear Guest, yes we do provide simple deco in the room according to the occasion


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    Asked about: Single Room • Answered on December 10, 2020
  • Can I do a bulk booking of 6 -10 rooms under my name (a single name) and provide the rest of the guest names at a later date? If yes, how do I go about.

    Dear Guest, Yes, booking can be made under one name and amend the name upon check in,


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    Answered on July 1, 2020
  • I would like to booking for 2adults and 2 children, Can I have family room or sharing room please

    Dear Guest,kids below 6 years old they can sharing


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    Answered on December 10, 2020
  • Is safe to park big bike?

    Dear Guest , We do have basement carpark ,


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double • Answered on December 31, 2020
  • Is this new refurbished room?

    Dear Guest, all our rooms are fully refurbished room


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double • Answered on December 10, 2020
  • do you have connection rooms?

    Dear Guest, Kindly be informed that we dont have connecting room. We can arrange for adjacent room.


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    Answered on January 1, 2021
  • Does the swimming pool operated? Can swim or not?

    Dear Guest,Yes can swim, the swimming pool is open at 7am -8pm .


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    Answered on December 19, 2020
  • Can make some deco for anniversary??

    Dear guest, The charges is RM100.00 nett .Kindly advise us 1 week before the arrival date.


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    Answered on December 31, 2020
  • How much for anniversary decoration

    Dear guest, The charges is RM100.00 nett .Kindly advise us 1 week before the arrival date.


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    Asked about: Premier Double • Answered on December 31, 2020
  • Do you provide buffet for breakfast during this time?

    Dear Guest, Breakfast served as a Set and a la carte basis only.


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    Answered on December 10, 2020
  • What is the different between price rm239 & rm272 for single room?

    Dear Guest, Kindly be informed that the price RM 239+ is Deluxe room and RM 272+ is Premier room.


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    Asked about: Single Room • Answered on December 21, 2020
  • Is there a kitchen to cook ?

    Dear Guest, Cooking is not allowed in the room due to safety reason.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double • Answered on July 1, 2020
  • does the pool have water slide?If yes,how long is it?

    Dear Guest , Kindly be informed that we don't have water slide. We do have out door normal swimming pool .


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    Answered on January 2, 2021
  • Do you have a shuttle bus to Batu Ferringhi or to any beaches? Many thanks. Catherine McLellan

    Dear Guest, We do not provide shuttle service to Batu Feringgi.


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    Answered on July 1, 2020
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Mario's Italian Cuisine
    0.8 miles
Closest Airports
  • Penang International Airport
    2.9 miles
  • Sultan Abdul Halim Airport
    59.8 miles
How to get to Hotel Equatorial Penang from Penang International Airport
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4 Restaurants On Site

    nada lama

    Food: Malaysian, Pizza, Local, Asian, International

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Golden Phoenix

    Food: Chinese

    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Kampachi

    Food: Japanese, Sushi

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    The View

    Food: French

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of Hotel Equatorial Penang
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Tennis equipment Additional charge
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sports facilities on site
  • Entertainment staff
  • Racquetball Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
  • Tennis court Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs MYR 10 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off
  • Airport pickup
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 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
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Heated pool
  • Pool with view
Spa
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Fitness center
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Tamil
  • Chinese
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hotel Equatorial Penang takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 2:00 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 6 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 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
MYR 150 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
MYR 150 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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Hotel Equatorial Penang accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

With effect from 1 June 2014, the Penang City Council will be imposing a fee of MYR 3 per room per night, payable directly to the hotel upon check-in. Please note that this is not included in the room rate.

The hotel provides free shuttle services to guests from Penang International Airport, Queensbay Mall, the City Center, Gurney Plaza and Batu Ferringhi. For more details, please contact the hotel directly via the contact information on the booking confirmation.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travelers on dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be canceled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

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.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

If you require an invoice when booking a prepaid rate, write this and your company details in the Special Requests box.

Please inform Hotel Equatorial Penang of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.