Waldorf Hotel

13 Leith St., Georgetown, Pulau Penang, Pinang, 10200, Malaysia | Hotel
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Hottest place yet!

A travel blog entry by kayeg on Mar 27, 2014

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The ship was berthed right in Georgetown so we were able to walk from the ship into town. The temperature must have been close to 30 degrees at 9 in the morning and 85% humidity so very hot and sticky. The town is a contrast of elegant old colonial buildings which are being restored and a hotch potch of back streets with lots of backpackers hostels …


A travel blog entry by midgetgemz


... br> The next day we decided to head out of Georgetown and see the biggest Buddhist temple in south east Asia; Kek Lol Si and Penang hill. We used public transport as it's so cheap and everyone was helpful telling us where to get off and on. We spent about 2 hours at the temple, it was really nice and had a massive 30m statue of a Hindu God. We also witnessed Buddhist monks performing a ceremony and hung a wishing ribbon on a wishing tree. The best thing was ...

The Island of Penang aka food capital of Malaysia

A travel blog entry by laurenedwards


... example a huge ginger cat painted onto the side of a building. Images that were clearly unique and important to the culture of Penang and were sighted as jewels of the town rather than the work of some rebelling local. It was very cute, very Asia and very touristy. The latter being not so much as a hindrance to the experience but actually aided it. We followed the trail of tourists that each stopped at different significant parts of the roads. I really normally try my best to side step ...

Welcome to Malaysia!

A travel blog entry by lucieandiuri


... next day.

Our last day in Georgetown was spent between Fort Cornwallis and the botanical gardens. Fort Cornwallis was built during British occupation lead by Francis Light at the end of the 1700s. It is the largest standing fort in Malaysia. The botanical gardens were a breath of fresh air in this ocean of pollution. They are well maintained and offer a really nice walk around some greenery. Tonight is our last night in this city and we are moving on to the Cameron Highlands tomorrow. ...

Gorgeous George

A travel blog entry by nathanandclare


... noticed a sign 'canopy walk closed today' nooooooooooooooo! We ended up going for a walk round the forest which was nice (not as nice as the canopy walk would have been though) and saw some little animals and stuff. The only people we passed were an English couple who had just finished a guided tour, and the very nice man walked us about 20 meters from where they were to show us a very poisonous snake, who was very well camouflaged, which was sweet of him. ...


This hotel, located on 13 Leith St., Georgetown, is near Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Tropical Spice Garden, Komtar, and Penang Museum and Art Gallery.
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