Penang Island, Malaysia · 292 hotels available
211, Jalan Macalister, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 10450
No 177, Jalan Macalister, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 10400
56, Medan Lim Cheng Teik, Gurney, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, 10250
Located strategically at Jalan Macallister, George Town, Penang, this premium 300-bed hospital and one of the leading tertiary care providers in Malaysia has been serving the community for 20 solid years. With over 50 full-time specialists, they are highly experienced and renowned in their dedicated fields and are supported by a dedicated team of nursing and allied health staff. This hospital offers an extensive range of treatment services that are supported by excellent medical equipment and technology, including the 3 Tesla MRI, Fibroscan for liver diagnosis, 3D Laparoscopic Surgery, Anti- Gravity Treadmill, and a state-of- the-art Laboratory & Pathology Center. Conducting an average of 9000 cases of operaion annually, more than half of the doctors here have been trained in the United Kingdom, United States of America, and Australia. With more than 10 areas of expertise (bone, cancer, child and baby, digestive disease, etc) and 6 centers of excellent (diebetes center, fertility center, health screening center, etc), there are 300,000 patients that were treated here annually. With well equipped room and warm service, Island Hospital is nothing short from a perfect place to get recovered.
Here are some of the many different ways to reach this sophisticated hospital.
If the flight is straight to Penang, the drop-off would be at Penang International Airport. It would take approximately 45 minutes if the flight if from KLIA or KLIA 2.
To get to Batu Ferringhi, one must first get be in Penang and one convenient way to get to Penang is by bus. From KL, it would usually take about 5 hours depending on the traffic and from up north, Sungai Petani, Kedah, it would usually take about 45 minutes to an hour. Once landed in the main bus terminal in Komtar, hop on the efficient Rapid Penang bus that goes directly to George Town.
If it is the sun, sea and sand that is needed if you want to get away for a while from those medical procedures and treatments, then look no further than the collection of oceanfront hotels on the sunny seaside strip of Batu Ferringhi.
Spread across 30 acres along the famous Batu Ferringhi beach, this 5 star Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort is surely bound to make an everlasting impression. With looks like it is taken out straight from a Minagkabau tradional book, the hotel hosts a time-honoured Malay musical performance outside their lobby. Built in 1973, it has an exclusive feel, offering guests little extras such as afternoon tea, all day cocktails and evening canapes.
Lone Pine Hotel is an icon on the Batu Ferringhi beachfront scene. Established in 1948, it is the oldest hotel along the strip and strikes a chord with most visitors to Penang because it is truly unlike any other. Beach lovers will appreciate the fact that the white half-moon sweep of the complex (divided into several blocks) leads directly down to the soft, white sand strand. Hard Rock Hotel Penang With busts of The Beatles in the lobby and autographed Sex Pistols albums in the corridors, there is little doubt about the four-star Hard Rock Hotel Penang’s theme - its extravagant Vegas-esque vibe is a refreshing departure from traditional beachside hotels. Everything spells stardom, from the giant music-related murals and rock star memorabilia to the open-air lobby with a reception/bar combo. The hottest action revolves around the energetic Hard Rock Cafe, which acts as regular host to live bands.