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Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Malaysia

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The hotel sits majestically on Farquhar Street in the heart of bustling Penang, offering a seafront location close to the amazing heritage sites of Georgetown plus many restaurants, cafes and a myriad of shops. This Grande Dame of historical, colonial charm dates back to 1885, offering its guests the finest traditions of luxury and service. Personalised and attentive service is one of the hallmarks of the hotel and this experience begins as soon as the smiling doorman greets you on arrival. A magnificent pool with views across the sea is the focal point for guests seeking to unwind or energise the body, mind and spirit. Plus the restaurants, cafes and bars, each offer a unique aura, to tempt you with a tantalising medley of exquisite flavours and aromas, including the 1885 which also serves traditional English Afternoon Tea.

With a breathtaking city or courtyard view, the Georgetown Suite incorporates three spacious areas: a lounge, a bedroom and a luxurious oversized bathroom. Two of these Suites are complete with adjoining studies. The average dimension of the Georgetown Suite varies from a large 79 square metres to an incredibly spacious 105 square metres.
Separate Living Room
Deluxe Suites, measuring 58 square metres, feature a partitioned private living room, luxurious bathroom and a view of the sparkling straits. Magnificently furnished, the elegance of the Deluxe Suite is luxuriously alluring: an enchanted backdrop to dreamy days and ardent nights.
Separate Living Room
The luxurious Premier Suites, measuring 58 square metres, offer magnificent sea views in addition to spacious living area, extra large bathroom, and comes with their own garden terrace or balcony.
Separate Living Room
Overlooking the Straits of Penang, the Straits Suite features a pair of bay windows in the main lounge area, with its own guest bathroom, a study as well as a dining area. The opulent master bedroom includes a traditional claw-and-ball long bath in addition to a spacious shower stall and his-and-her vanities. The average room dimensions are 87 square metres.
Dining area
Separate Living Room
These Suites come luxuriously appointed with a separate dining lounge cum bar, its own guest bathroom and a spacious sea facing balcony. Their stylish master bathroom features a traditional claw-and-ball long bath as well as his-and-her vanities and a separate shower stall. Spacious living is guaranteed in one of these 135-square metre suites names after famous guests at the E&O; Sir Noel Coward, Rudyard Kipling, Hermann Hesse and Somerset Maugham.
Dining area
Separate Living Room
Studio suite is 55 sq m located in the Club floor suite with balcony and luxurious marble bathroom with twin vanities.
Corner Suites are 123 sq m with an over-sized suite with separate living area, guest washroom, expansive balcony and dining area with sea view. The bathroom features double vanity counters, a claw and ball long bath with separate rainforest shower.

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Activities & Facilities

24 hours reception
Baby Sitting
Complimentary WIFI
Concierge Desk
Disabled Facilities
Internet Access
Laundry Service
Safety Deposit Box
Tour Desk

Planters Lounge
The Planters Lounge located in Victory Annexe serves continental breakfast, lunch and dinner. Traditional Afternoon Tea is also served in this elegant setting.

Farquhar's Bar
A little piece of colonial Malaya, this bar pours an excellent range of tap beers and serves great pub fare.Enjoy the beautiful view of the Straits while you try the tasty tapas, and other European and local tit-bits. Traditionally British in nature, it's a place you would pop over for a pint and a chat, unwind after a hard day's work or gather with friends.

Poolside Terrace
The Poolside Terrace is a unique pool bar and restaurant located on Level 6 of the new Victory Annexe.
From here, one can enjoy E&O signature cocktails, order some light snacks and refreshments, take in the sea breeze and savour spectacular views of the sunset and the Andaman Sea.
Sports & Recreation
Unwind in the magnificent pool with its view across the sea; stroll around the immense gardens or for the more active, work out in the Exercise Room, which is equipped with a gym and sauna, to energise the body, mind and spirit.

The 1885
The 1885 is a classic restaurant serving contemporary and traditional cuisine with a superb selection of wines from all over the world. Traditional English Afternoon Tea is also served in an elegant setting.

Sarkies Corner
A typical colonial coffee shop setting, this place offers all-day dining and celebrates Penang's diverse cultural heritage. Choose from a wide selection of delicious local fare, international cuisine and spectacular buffets. Fresh local and imported seafood should not be missed.

The Deck
Encompassing the pool, the Deck serves a variety of light meals and refreshments in a casual and comfortable environment.

Money Exchange - Yes

Credit Cards Accepted:

American Express
Diners Club