Eastern & Oriental Hotel is certainly the accommodation of your dreams and a must to be included in the list if you have the extra budget when you are in Penang for your travel for leisure with friends or family or even if you are simply travelling on business occasion. This luxurious five-star hotel is easily found at 10, Lebuh Farquhar which is roughly five minutes away from the city centre of George Town, which is also the state capital of Penang.
How to Get to Eastern & Oriental Hotel
You can either drive or take the flight or bus for your choice of public transportation to get to Penang to reach Eastern & Oriental Hotel. If you are driving from Kuala Lumpur, the drive to the hotel will take around 4 hours via North-South Expressway / E1 route. If you are considering of taking the bus, you will be dropped off at the main bus terminal in town, which is Penang’s Sungai Nibong Terminal. From the terminal, the ride to the hotel will take around 20 minutes. Last but not least, if you are taking the flight, you will be landing at the Penang International Airport. From there, the distance to the hotel is around 20 kilometres, so, it will take around 30 to 35 minutes to reach the hotel using either taxi, local bus or ride-sharing services. While you are on your way to the hotel, you can try to see these landmarks to help you find the hotel such as Camera Museum and Penang State Museum which are located within less than a kilometre away from the hotel.
Different Types of Rooms in Eastern & Oriental Hotel
There are a total of five main types of room that can be picked by the guests deciding to stay at Eastern & Oriental Hotel depending on the room occupancies and they are Victory Annexe Studio Suite, Deluxe Suite – Heritage Wing, Premier Suite – Heritage Wing, Straits Suite – Heritage Wing and Writers Suite – Heritage Wing. All these rooms are properly furnished and installed with sufficient in-room facilities provided in all rooms which include air conditioning, bathroom, shower, bathtub, bathrobe, desk, minibar, refrigerator, hairdryer, in-room safe, ironing facilities, separate dining areas, free newspaper, complimentary bottled water, coffee / tea maker, television and Wi-Fi connection. Victory Annexe Studio Suite is a 55 square meter room that provides either one double bed or two single beds. The same is for Deluxe Suite – Heritage Wing and Premier Suite – Heritage Wing for their bed offerings, however, both are of 58 square meter size. Meanwhile, Straits Suite – Heritage Wing is a 87 square meters room that provides one King bed and Writers Suite – Heritage Wing is a 135 square meters room that provides one King bed as well as separate dining lounge and stylish bathroom.
Restaurants and Cafes in Eastern & Oriental Hotel
The English afternoon tea is a time-honoured tradition that dates back to 1885 – now presented at Palm Court which also offers a selection of ethnic Asian inspired dishes and casual international fare for all day dining. Java Tree serves Straits Nyonya recipes and classic European dishes in an elegant setting while Sarkies is a perennial favourite for its splendid buffet-spread of Malaysian and international delights. At the Planters Lounge, continental dishes are available from its menu. For refreshing and well-made cocktails or the perfect pint, the new Farquhar’s Bar is the place to be. Whether cosily seated indoors, semi-formal dining, outdoors at the seafront verandahs or poolside, there is something to suit every taste and fancy at the E&O.
Facilities and Activities in Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Being among the highly esteemed hotels operating around, it is to be expected of Eastern & Oriental Hotel to have a very elaborate package of facilities and services to serve its guests. Upon check-in, guests are able to access the hotel facilities and services which include airport transfer, area, shopping center and beach shuttle, 24-hour receptionist plus security, bellhop, concierge, doorman, porter, money changer, safety deposit box, laundry service, luggage storage, fitness center, garden, library, massage, sauna, tours and wedding service. For business travellers, they could utilize the business and meeting facilities, conference rooms, photocopier and computer station.
Interesting Places near Eastern & Oriental Hotel
St. George Anglican Church – Located at 1 Farquhar Street which is really within less than five minutes away from the hotel by driving, St. George Anglican Church is a 19th-century Anglican church which is the only one of its kind that can be found at the heart of Georgetown, Penang. It was founded in 1818 and built with a combination of Neo-Classical, Georgian and English Palladian architecture styles entirely by Indian convict labours. It is still active till this day and was once damaged during the Japanese occupation, but managed to be finished repairs in 1948.
AC, Restaurant, Swimming Pool, 24-Hour Front Desk, Parking, Elevator, WiFi
From 15:00 - Before 12:00
Are they serving breakfast?
Yes, some room provide breakfast
There are top facilites at Eastern & Oriental Hotel such as AC, Restaurant, Swimming Pool, 24-Hour Front Desk, Parking, Elevator, WiFi. (some may require extra charges)
The standard check-in time at Eastern & Oriental Hotel is starting from From 15:00 while the latest check-out time is at Before 12:00
Yes, Eastern & Oriental Hotel provides breakfast. However, you need to choose a room with breakfast or pay extra charge if you book a room without breakfast.