Cathay Hotel

15 Leith Street, Georgetown, Pulau Penang, Pinang, 10200, Malaysia | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Georgetown

Eating around

A travel blog entry by wandering_man


Penang is a gastronomic wonderland. Looking at the photos you can see that eating has been the most memorable part of the journey so far. Indian, Chinese, Malay/Nonya-- quite the melting pot.

Holiday weekend and the town is packed with Kuala Lumpur holidayers. Stayed at the Cathay Hotel--made famous by the movie "Beyond Rangoon", where …

Happy New Year

A travel blog entry by cjgr


Happy Chinese New Year! At last we have found the Malaysia where people are happy & smile & are helpful & friendly & have fun!!! Georgetown is a great historical city with lots of great architectural buildings from fortresses to shop houses to Chinese Mansions and beatiful temples of all religions. Indian breakfast for 80p it's all …

Penang - Sightseeing

A travel blog entry by weebleandbob


After last nights escapades we woke up early and began to try and solve this desperate situation. With no money we could only afford the room for one night and we were due to leave that room at noon today! Weeble had received a text from his parents during the night and was calling the bank to try and remedy the situation. The automated service …

Mind the rats

A travel blog entry by heathermills

We took a long distance bus from Ipoh to the island of Penang off the west coast, the location of Malaysia's second largest city, Georgetown.  After a journey of a couple of hours we were approaching our destination, seeing the island in the distance, a mass of green forest with huge white resort buildings lining the coast and the Komtar tower …

Me Pat, house guide. Stay together. No photography

A travel blog entry by sumnerp

The next day, we boarded a bus to Penang, an island in the Straits of Malacca on the north-west coast of peninsular Malaysia. More specifically, we went to Georgetown, the capital of Penang. After getting off the bus we again had the customary battle with taxi drivers over the fare and decided to catch the bus instead. Twenty minutes later (I think …

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This hotel, located on 15 Leith Street, Georgetown, is near Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Tropical Spice Garden, Komtar, and Penang Museum and Art Gallery.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCathay Hotel Georgetown

    Reviewed by retired_robert

    Old and Faded. Interesting Receptionist

    Reviewed Dec 11, 2004
    by (9 reviews) Edinburgh , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Very Faded Hotel

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Cathay Hotel Georgetown

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

    Traveler Photos Cathay Hotel Georgetown

    Hotel Cathay - and brothel !
    Melaka and Georgetown, Malaysia