Hydro Hotel Penang
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHydro Hotel Penang Batu Ferringhi
Can improve its service and helpfulness rooms good size but really out of the way and have a captive audience and charge more for food and drinks because of it. pool area is lovely
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Penang Day 1,
I arrived in Penang at 8pm, took the 1 hour taxi ride to my hotel and settled in for the night, I was lucky enough to get a free upgrade to the King Suite with ocean view, comfy king bed all to myself and finally a nice quiet hotel without tooting horns or constant traffic noise, the hotel is very nice, at $246 for 5 nights I …
... on the corner for some Islamic / India food. We had a feast. It tasted ok but not great. The local bus took 40 mins there and 40 minutes back. It cost 40p each way. So so cheap. The air con on the bus is always cranked up to the max. You get off the bus frozen!! Went down the heritage streets in Georgetown looking at the wall graffiti art. It was really cool, especially the man on the motorbike. Went home and booked some of our hotels for Japan as we had a 20%25 off discount ...
My decision to come to Penang was a little "spur of the moment". I booked my ticked to leave half an hour before I had to catch the taxi. I caught an overnight boat from Koh Tao to Surat Thani which was actually really good! Then it was just a minibus from Surat Thani to here in Penang... It was about 7 hours of driving but it was fairly painless. Arrived here in Penang at about 6 PM and me ...
... service lunch. Satays, nasi goreng, nasi Lemak. So tasty. Then rain stopped so straight to pool for a swim (D wanted to wait 1/2 hour but I live dangerously). I had a foot massage at the pool which was divine. Then up to change for cocktail hour in the lounge (part of room package) and down the road for dinner to a tiny street cafe we have been to in the past and it didn't disappoint. Mutton Murtobak, fried kuey teow, tandoor chicken set. Long slow walk (waddle) ...
... of the city and the various ethnic groups that comprised its original citizens. Each group contributed something to the development of early Penang.
Next it was off to the Snake Temple. The Temple of the Azure Cloud is dedicated to the god Chor Soo Kong. Legend has it that after the temple was constructed several snakes moved into it. As this was seen as good luck, no one bothered to kick them out. The snakes living in the temple comprise of Pit ...