Hydro Hotel Penang is a four-star hotel located in Batu Ferringhi, Penang. The location of the hotel is strategic as the place is among the tourist attraction spots. There are numbers of hotels around the area but the Hydro Hotel Penang is a good choice to stay. The hotel has two types of room, the Superior and the Deluxe, and the VIP suites. All of the rooms, including the suites, are equipped with the basic in-room facilities such as a flat-screen TV, a desk and a chair. They also have en-suite bathrooms to ensure comfort for the guests who are staying there. Good news for pet-owners as the hotel does allow pets in their rooms and common areas.
How to Get to Hydro Hotel Penang
Hydro Hotel Penang is located in Batu Ferringhi, on the island of Penang. The drive from the capital town of Penang, the George Town, it will take less than twenty minutes of driving to reach the Hydro Hotel, though the time may vary due to the traffics on the island. From Kuala Lumpur, it will take some four hours and twenty minutes via the North-South Highway to reach the hotel. For those who do not favour in driving for such a long time, they can either get onto a bus from Kuala Lumpur to travel to Penang with the fare starts from RM 38. It will take almost forty minutes to reach the hotel from the Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal which is located at the southern part of the island. There is also a choice to get on a plane and fly all the way to island. Several airports in Malaysia have flights directly to Penang Airport, especially from the big cities in the country. Flying into Penang Island is definitely the fastest and most convenient way to travel to Penang Island. The trip from the Penang International Airport will take about forty-five minutes to reach the hotel.
Different Types of Room at Hydro Hotel Penang
The Hydro Hotel Penang offers two types of room; the Superior and the Deluxe, and the VIP Suites. All of the rooms, including the VIP Suites, all have the basic in-room facilities such as a desk and a chair. They also have an en-suite bathroom and a 24-hour room service. The Hydro Hotel also has a valet and laundry services that are available for their guests, with the extra charge applied. The rooms at the hotel also have an option to either have a full-sized bed or two Twin beds, although the availability of these items are based by the number of guests that the hotel has at that moment.
Facilities at Hydro Hotel Penang
Just like any other hotels in Penang Island or any other state in Malaysia, having a pool is one of the most crucial things the guests would be looking for especially for those with small children. The Hydro Hotel has more than a simple swimming pool. It also offers some other indoor activities such as table tennis, darts and also arcade games that are open to the guests. The Hydro Hotel also has outdoor activities especially cater for its guests. For those who need to do their business, there is a business centre at the Hydro Hotel, located on the ground floor. The business centre of the hotel has a stable high-speed internet connection and also secretarial services that may help in handling the guests’ businesses.
For those who would want to look extra sharp and pamper themselves, there is a hair salon at the hotel that is open for the hotel guest, so there is no need to get out and find a hair salon to do the hair. There is also a boutique selling incredible wears.
Interesting Place near Hydro Hotel Penang
Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque - This is a place that is a must to visit when one is in Batu Ferringhi. The Tanjung Bungah Floating Mosque has located just under 1.5 kilometres away from the Hydro Hotel Penang. it is located along the beautiful beach of Tanjung Bungah. The Floating Mosque has a good-size praying hall and it can fit some 1500 worshippers at one time. The mosque also provides a parking lot that can fit some fifty cars to prevent any traffic disruptions during the major prayers such as the Friday Prayer and the Aidilfitri and Aidiladha’s Prayers. This Floating Mosque was built with an astounding RM 15 million and it is the first floating mosque that was built in the sea.