Hotel Continental

5 Penang Rd., Pulau Penang, Pinang, 10000, Malaysia | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pulau Penang

Hi Malaysia!

A travel blog entry by siancorbs

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... Penang island which is where we were heading for. We are staing in the capital of the province which is called Georgetown - we are staying in Little India. I'm writing this after we have been here for 4 days and extended another two as it could really be the best place ever! We arrived around 6pm - the clocks go forward another hour so we are eight in front now - and didn't really have any idea of where to go or where to stay. We were due to meet up with my friend ...

Georgetown pt. 2

A travel blog entry by rednosefg

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... or who possesses particularly good culinary skills, this might seem like an odd choice of places to visit. However, it was really interesting. From being sprayed with especially fragrant mosquito repellant at the entrance to exploring the spice, jungle, oriental and perfume gardens and then drinking citronella tea at the the top of the hill. There was a hammock and a swing in the middle of the nutmeg and clove trees too where the smell was mouthwatering. Apparently ...

Penang-the padlock, the museum and the mall

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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... what I've read. Half marathon this way, 10km fun run turn. As if a runner can just sniff these things out. In the afternoon I walked to the mall. As the guidebook points out, the small street front shops with distinctive colonial arches are more emblematic of Penang, but it's interesting to see the old by the new, and my walk took me past several mom and pop type stalls before I hit the mall. It's more like an indoor market, with lots of little stalls and goods spilling out, than ...

A cultural explosion

A travel blog entry by sarahrtw

... country though, the price of alcohol was significantly higher than the rest of SE Asia. The day we arrived was Malaysia Day (their 50th anniversary, and the food courts were full of people and some interesting singing acts).

We spent a day sightseeing around Georgetown, taking in the various temples, a Chinese floating village and the fort. We had heard that there was a collection of street art adorned on the ...

Hungry Ghosts and more Buddhas than I can count!!

A travel blog entry by jennie_tewson

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... festival before coming to Penang, but have learnt lots about it since being here as it started just after I arrived. It is a month long festival in remembrance of the dead. The Chinese believe that during the seventh moon (or month) the gates of heaven and hell are opened up and the ghosts of the dead take a vacation (yes a holiday from heaven and hell!) and come back to earth to visit their loved ones here. They believe that these ghosts and spirits will be here for the ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on 5 Penang Rd., Pulau Penang.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Continental Pulau Penang

    Reviewed by aljehan

    Old days hotel

    Reviewed Aug 18, 2013
    by (1 review) , Malaysia Flag of Malaysia

    It was the place that me and my family used to stay at every month. And here I come back! Nothing change in the hotel but the memories of the hotel will always remain in my mind! Closed by to food and attraction. But quite far from beach but it is in the center of shopping!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Continental Pulau Penang

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good