Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Travel Blogs from Georgetown
Our journey from Krabi to Penang went perfectly, apart from one maniac ini bus driver. The journey was long, but there were no problems and we were taken from hotel door to hotel door, all for 850 Bahts each (sixteen pounds). The journey is 560km, so another bargain. Our taxi left the hotel to take us to join the mini bus in Krabi town. Just a …
After a bumpy ride on a tiny airplane we arrived in Penang where Mum and Dad were waiting for us. We surprised Mum by running up to her from behind and scaring her! It was great to see Mum and Dad and we all jumped into a taxi to our hotel. Mum and Dad had told us we had a surprise waiting for us, and that was the amazing hotel we stayed at! We …
We arrived in Penang late last night so it wasn't until this morning that we got to see the full majesty of our location. The hotel itself is absolutely stunning. We are in the UNESCO world heritage area of Georgetown. The hotel dates from the 1800's (although we are in the new annexe) and was developed by the Sarkie brothers who were also …
Really like Penang. Has a bit of everything. Lots of culture of equal mix and friendly locals. Lovely beach at Batu Ferengi -hope that is spelt right! Lots of freshly caught seafood available here. We stayed in Georgetown which is close to Chinatown and Little India, the esplanade and Piers. If you want water activities stay Batu Ferengi.
A couple of quiet days in Penang for us to recover form jet lag...
And since this is H&H Classic Rallies first event, sometime also for the organisers to organise the team and to try out and "lubricate" a number of procedures that they had never tried before...
We arrived Thursday late afternoon. The organisers could not get the car to …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
Decor, room, and food are beautiful. I would recommend this hotel to others as it is on the esplanade and close to Chinatown, Little India, places to eat and transport.
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