Oriental Hotel

105, Penang Road, Georgetown, Pulau Penang, Pinang, 1000, Malaysia | 1 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Georgetown


A travel blog entry by stephw89 on Sep 06, 2013

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Got up at 7.30 to travel for couple hours by bus up to Georgetown, Penang. Stopped to have some noodles for lunch, then went for a walk around the town, which is a heritage site. I visited little India, Fort Cornwalls, Goddess of Mercy Temple, Keling Mosque, and also the Clan Jetties, where the houses are on stilts at the waters edge.

Batu feringghi

A travel blog entry by gr0p3r

... the road. Both sides of the foot paths have little stalls flogging all manner of knock off stuff, watches handbags, perfumes, blah blah, usual stuff. Also there are a few fool halls that open up and even a fairground, with sideshows and kiddie amusement rises. Since this beach is no good, tomorrow I'm going to take a hike through the jungle in the national Forrest up to monkey beach, it's meant to be pretty amazing. As for my room tonight, I ...

Where a Chinese philanthropist and Bollywood meet

A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin


... we drag ourselves away and walk toward the home of the nutmeg juice, and Malaysian crumpets to enjoy a delicious lunch. We stroll up in eager anticipation only to find ....... It was closed! But we checked they would be open today when we were here last! Oh the disappointment. But I won't dwell on our sorrows, and believe me it was genuine sorrow. We walk down Cannon Street to see how the renovations were going around the street art only to find not only were they ongoing, ...

The Star-Shaped Fort (Malaysia)

A travel blog entry by usatexan


... for which it is known. It was the home of a Chinese merchant that married into a wealthy family and became a success on his own.  But, I only got photos from the outside. I saw a sign saying 'no photos' on the inside. I have mostly stopped paying high entrance fees to places that do not allow photos. Usually, they just want you to buy their over-priced printed cards and photos. I think most people today rather have their own digital ...

Day 15

A travel blog entry by leandglenn


... br> We bid farewell and stop at the little local shopping centre called Gamma, its on the way back to our hotel.
Looks very local and cheap but isnt so cheap.
Still i manage to buy a pair of shoes for $17 aust and daughter manages to buy 2 shoes and 3 pieces of sports clothing.
Husband goes on to the free wifi whilst waiting for us, he has worked out how to connect now :)
We walk the few minutes back to hotel and pass the Pragin mall and 1st avenue shopping centre ...

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This 1 star hotel, located on 105, Penang Road, Georgetown, is near Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Tropical Spice Garden, Komtar, and Penang Museum and Art Gallery.
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