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Near old and new
Opened in 1884, this all-suite historical hotel is within 1 km (0.6 miles) of the financial, entertainment, cultural, and historical districts in downtown Georgetown.
A 750-foot seafront promenade along the back of the hotel features outdoor dining options, a swimming pool, and historical monuments.
Butler and wireless Internet
All 232 suites have complimentary wireless Internet access and 24-hour butler service; all rooms are outfitted with timber flooring and marble bathrooms.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!Opens in a new window
Eastern And Oriental Hotel10 Lebuh Farquhar Penang Penang 10200
Eastern & Oriental Hotel has a sea-facing 750-foot (229-meter) promenade flanked by landscaped gardens. 4 cannons dating back to the 18th century are located along this stretch. An 82-foot (25-meter) swimming pool is complemented by a nearby 538-square-foot (50-square-meter) fitness center with connecting sauna, shower, and locker facilities. Individual and couples massages are available in the full-service spa. An on-site gift shop retails hotel merchandise, books, and other local souvenirs.
Eastern & Oriental Hotel has 1 400-seat ballroom and 14 smaller meeting rooms for up to 150 people. The butler service provides basic secretarial services including typing, printing, photocopying, and binding. Other amenities include a free area shuttle and a 24-hour business center. Complimentary wireless and wired Internet access is available throughout the hotel.
Complimentary parking is available.
- 24-hour front desk
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 232
- Number of floors - 16
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Free newspapers in lobby
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Fitness facilities
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Number of outdoor pools - 2
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Meeting rooms 14
- Multilingual staff
- Luggage storage
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Free self parking
- Free area shuttle
- Number of restaurants - 4
- 24-hour business center
- Shopping on site
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Free self parking
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Premium bedding
- Separate sitting area
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Separate bathtub and shower
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Cable TV service
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free WiFi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Room service (24 hours)
Where to Eat
The Sarkies Corner - Lobby-level casual restaurant. Serves à la carte menu of international and local cuisine for lunch and dinner. Buffets served on certain days. Full glass-paneled doors open out onto a veranda overlooking the sea. Open from early morning until late night daily.
1885 - Western restaurant. Serves dinner and traditional English afternoon tea. Gold-trimmed ceiling cornices, golden chandeliers, and a grand piano generate a fine-dining atmosphere. Private dining room available for up to 12 persons. Open daily (except Tuesdays) from evening until night for dinner, and mid-afternoon until early evening for tea.
The Bakery - Located at the entrance to The Sarkies Corner. Serves freshly baked cakes, pies, and pastries.
The Planters Lounge - A private lounge exclusively for guests staying in the Victory Annexe, serving complimentary breakfast, coffee, and tea throughout the day as well as evening cocktails. However, guests from both wings are welcome to dine at Planters Lounge and order from the à la carte menu.
Farquhar's Bar - Casual bar serving light pub snacks including tapas and other European and local savories. Sporting events are featured on several TVs. Offers an early evening happy hour. Open from early evening till past midnight.
Nearby Things to Do
The fitness center, facing the veranda and the sea, is 50 square meters (538 square feet) and has one treadmill, one bicycle, and a free-weights area. It also has separate male and female shower rooms with sauna and lockers. The fitness center opens out to the swimming pool area, and is open from early morning till late evening.
The 25-meter (82-foot) rectangular swimming pool is 1.2 meters (4 feet) deep and has a small deck area overlooking the promenade and sea. Drinks and snacks can be ordered from the nearby restaurants.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Hot stone massage
- Thai massage
- Sports massage
- Number of treatment rooms 4
- Outdoor treatment areas
- Couples treatment rooms
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
Check-in time ends at midnight
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is noon
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 3 per accommodation, per night
- Breakfast fee: MYR 68 per person (approximately)
- Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
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We should mention
Children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Water Limo Service Offer
Book a stay in any room type or rate plan any time for travel any time, and receive 1 return water limo service for up to 2 people from the hotel to Straits Quay. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Details available at check-in. Terms and conditions apply.