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Royale Chulan Penang

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Royal Chulan Penang in Penang brings sparkle to the core zone of the UNESCO Heritage site in George Town. Travellers to Penang can look forward to staying at this new heritage property. Located at Weld Quay area, the Royale Chulan Penang is a blend of classic period charm with the very best in contemporary comforts. Close to commercial district area and the historic port which helped Penang to flourish in the 18th Century, Royale Chulan Penang is a great place to explore a city full of history and culture. Part of the hotel housed beautifully restored and lavishly refurbished building where it is within easy reach to all major historic sites along the Heritage Trail of Penang. Guests can experience the glamour, contemporary luxury and an uncompromising service. Complemented by the existing colonial architecture, the hotel brings you back in time. The hotel The Hotel offers a full range of luxury services and amenities, from tastefully appointed restaurants and generous meeting facilities.
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Pool
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Free parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Wheelchair Access
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Minibar
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
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Lovely friendly staff with a welcoming check in and very helpful concierge who assists with transport (albeit via noisy van). Rooms are spacious, clean and well serviced but sadly that is where it stops. The hotel feels like an 80’s throwback with painful music on repeat in the
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My favourite thing in Penang is that the city is full of colonial facade and this hotel has one of the many beautiful facades in Penang. The room was spacious and the bed was amazing. We had the view of parking lot so there was nothing interesting to look at. The selection of
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Response from RoyaleChulanPenang, General Manager at Royale Chulan Penang
Responded 4 days ago
Dear munirahr9, Greetings to you from all of us at Royale Chulan Penang! Thank you for your feedback on your stay here with us. For your information, the heritage building that houses all our food and beverage outlets is 127 years old and as the hotel is located within the UNESCO heritage zone, the other parts of the hotel were newly designed and built to complement the heritage wing. We are happy that you found the location of our hotel convenient during your stay and hope you had the time to visit the nearby heritage trails. We appreciate all the nice remarks you have for our hotel and staff and are honoured to have been able to make your stay here a pleasant one. We also take note of your comment on the breakfast buffet and will highlight to the Executive Chef for his attention. We do hope that you will recommend the hotel to your family and friends and we thank you once again for your kind patronage to Royale Chulan Penang. Kind Regards, Philip D. Theseira General Manager
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This is a lovely hotel in an old colonial building - I bet originally it was Boustead Group's offices and warehouse. Lovely decoration internally. We had a beautiful room with a great bathroom - very quiet. Location is good - not entirely central but everything is a
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Response from RoyaleChulanPenang, General Manager at Royale Chulan Penang
Responded 4 days ago
Dear BenYorkie, Greetings to you from all of us at Royale Chulan Penang! Thank you for your feedback on your stay here with us. For your information, the heritage building that houses all our food and beverage outlets is 127 years old and yes, it was formerly the Boustead Group office and warehouse. We have also placed some information at our Heritage Tunnel which gives you a brief history about the building. As the hotel is located within the UNESCO heritage zone, the other parts of the hotel were newly designed and built to complement the heritage wing. We are happy to know that you have found the standard of our guest service to your satisfaction and we indeed appreciate all the nice remarks you have for our hotel and staff. We would like to thank you for choosing Royale Chulan Penang as your accommodation of choice and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind Regards, Philip D. Theseira General Manager
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When we checked in to the hotel, we were upgraded for free to one of the executive suites on the top floor which has its private dining room. The suite was magnificent and the service was impeccable. Also had a view of the ocean from the balcony. Great breakfast buffet served
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Response from RoyaleChulanPenang, General Manager at Royale Chulan Penang
Responded 5 days ago
Dear BobAtlantaUSA, Greetings to you from all of us at Royale Chulan Penang! Thank you for your review on your stay here with us during your recent visit to Penang. We are indeed happy to hear that you found our rooms and facilities favourable and have found the standard of our guest service to your satisfaction. We are honoured to have been able to make your stay here a pleasant one and appreciate all the nice remarks you have for our hotel and staff. We hope to have the honour of welcoming you back to our hotel soon and we do hope that you will recommend the hotel to your family and friends. Kind Regards, Philip D. Theseira General Manager
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We booked this for just one night as its so close to where we needed to catch the early ferry to Langkawi. It's really just a 5 minute walk, but it's also close to Little India and the Clan Jetties. I didn't really have any expectations about the view, but we had a view of the
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Response from RoyaleChulanPenang, General Manager at Royale Chulan Penang
Responded 5 days ago
Dear Jeff D, Greetings to you from all of us at Royale Chulan Penang! Thank you for your feedback during your recent stay with us. We are indeed happy to hear that you found our rooms and facilities favourable and that you found the location of our hotel convenient during your stay. With George Town being in the core zone of the UNESCO Heritage Site, it has a lot to offer, from food and to other historic landmarks, just a stone throw away from the hotel. I am sure you had a good time walking around the old George Town heritage area. We are certainly looking forward to welcoming you back here again and we would like to thank you for selecting Royale Chulan Penang as your accommodation of choice. Kind Regards, Philip D. Theseira General Manager
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Is there any dedicated parking area for hotel guest?
Yes, we do have a multi-storey carpark available for hotel guests.
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Yes, about the hairdryer cant recall an iron but I am pretty sure reception would be able to give you one.
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Hi, I think the sauna is at least free of charge. Did not notice any indor pool, just used the outdoor one. Very nice.
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As long as you are on the port side, there is no noise at all from the clubs. The Clubs are just opposite the main entrace in front of Bank Of China. So just make sure your room is on the port side.
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Does the hotel have joint/connected room for a family of 5 with 2 teenagers?
I'm not sure. They do have a family suite but not sure how many it holds, but I'm sure they also have connecting rooms. I would suggest emailing the hotel directly to inquire.
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"Executive suites at the top floor"
"We had a room on the 4th floor."
"I will not be coming back, bad choice for me to stay here"
"Fifth floor is quiet and overlooks the pool."
"Room with a harbour view is recommended."
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PRICE RANGE
US$59 - US$98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Royale Bintang Penang
LOCATION
MalaysiaPenangPenang IslandGeorge Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
180
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