Grand Continental Hotel - Penang

Address: 68, Jalan Gurdwara , Georgetown, Pulau Penang, Pinang, 10300 , Malaysia | 3 star inn
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This 3 star inn, located on 68, Jalan Gurdwara , Georgetown, is near Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Clan Jetties, Tropical Spice Garden, and Khoo Kongsi.
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsGrand Continental Hotel - Penang Georgetown

      Reviewed by teflmom

      Nice Hotel, Great Views, Poor Service

      Reviewed May 5, 2013
      by (2 reviews) Droitwich , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

      We moved to this hotel from the Hong Ping and what sold it was the amazing view from the room on the 16th floor. The hotel was nice and of a similar standard to a 3 star hotel at home (UK) The service however was bad, staff were very ignorant and in no way wanted to help with anything! Also the rooms have WIFI at a shocking charge of 15RM per 24 hours (about £3) It's free in the lobby, although logs you out about every 5 mins...PAIN!

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

      TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Continental Hotel - Penang Georgetown

      2.50 of 5 stars Fair

      Travel Blogs from Georgetown

      5th country and counting!

      A travel blog entry by on Nov 09, 2014

      ... dosi, aloo mutter. The service was ****, we thought it was because we were white. But an elderly white group came in later and they got superb service! I think they didn't like that we were young. The streets of Penang are beautiful! We walked all through little India after dinner taking in the differences in culture. Every shop was vibrant and colourful, filled with silk scarves, jewelry, and fabrics on all sorts. Food stalls ...

      Now here's Tom with the weather

      A travel blog entry by planetgeli on Oct 05, 2014

      1 comment, 4 photos

      ... move inland to the tea plantation highlands. Good job we like where we are then.

      Yesterday we decided to pretend we were cultured and went museum hunting, took pictures of the multitude of street art that helps define Georgetown, and paid a visit to the clan jetties.

      The Penang museum was fairly unremarkable, though more so than the Islamic museum which, despite it's appearance on street maps, does not exist. Let's hear it for ...

      You Dim Sum You Lose Some in Penang

      A travel blog entry by kateandnicola on Sep 21, 2014

      69 photos

      ... but made sure we stopped by the sweet man in Little India for old times sake and took home a bag of goodies to nibble on in bed watching another **** film on Fox Movies. Our last day in Georgetown included a visit to the hawker stalls on New Lane for Dry Maggie Noodles, always a winner, and Nicola tried the rice dumplings in banana leaves, also pretty tasty. We then stopped by the sweetest little fruit lady who knew she had an impressive selection of exotic fruits ...


      A travel blog entry by kworld on May 10, 2014

      3 photos

      ... now discovered ambra.

      It's not difficult to meet new people in Penang, especially around Love Lane which is a favourite hang-out and accommodation spot for backpackers. But you will see the same people again and again as you walk around the town. The centre is small enough that everything is walkable while the funicular railway at Penang Hill (a bus ride away) will give a welcome break from the humidity and heat. Just remember ...

      Where a Chinese philanthropist and Bollywood meet

      A travel blog entry by hazelandmartin on Mar 30, 2014

      1 comment, 33 photos

      ... t renovations at all, but the foundations of a new business. We stood in the queue to take our photos and watched the old man watching the queue. He looked and smiled so we did too, and then it was our turn for the photo opp. I got my little minion out and Martin carefully placed him in the hole, I took a photo and then, horror of horror he fell out! It gets worse, there was an open sewer running just below! Fortunately the crisis was averted as he landed clear of the ...

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      View from the Pool on the 6th floor
      Pilau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia
      Before our night on the town
      Pilau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia
      View from the Hotel Continental, 5 Penang Rd.
      Pilau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia