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Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

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The Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La first commenced operations in October 1979. It has won numerous awards and recognition as a family- and kids-friendly resort. As such, it enjoys the reputation as the preferred resort among families on holiday. This 4-star resort on Batu Feringgi Beach is filled with facilities for dining, leisure and recreation that will surely keep any multi-generational family happily occupied. Adventure Zone, Shangri-La's unique family entertainment center With 387 guestrooms and suites that boast views of either the verdant hills or azure sea, the hotel caters to the needs of individuals, groups and families. Some room types even feature Murphy pull-down beds and connecting doors. Childcare services are available, allowing adults on holiday with their family to enjoy some private time away from their children. At the Kids' Club, which is based in the Adventure Zone's dry play park, children are kept entertained from morning until evening and provided with regular meals and break times. The Adventure Zone is the biggest indoor play park in Penang, offering a myriad of play structures, activity rooms and entertainment options. Here, children can enjoy video screenings and visits from the resort's mascots. At our mini water park, children and toddlers can interact safely, playing on the splash pad, which has a safe floor surface and includes many water features, such as showers and tipping buckets. In addition, they will enjoy racing down the water slides. Holidaymakers can stroll around the resort grounds, which feature extensive manicured gardens and landscaped open spaces. Guests can also enjoy sunbathing and lounging by the pool and in the garden area. The Cool Lounge serves as a transit area for incoming and outgoing guests, and is a cool space where guests may read, surf the Net and enjoy sandwiches and pastries alongside coffee, tea and fruit juice. At Garden Café and Sigi's Bar & Grill by the Beach, children below 12 years old that are accompanied by one paying adult can eat for free. In addition, an outdoor Jacuzzi in the garden and two swimming pools with water slides are available. The resort also boasts a par-3 golf course for those that enjoy golf. Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La well-equipped gymnasium awaits fitness enthusiasts. For those who wish to spend their time productively while on holiday, there are many daily activities, such as workout classes, cooking classes, craft making courses and visits to the George Town World Heritage Zone (by complimentary shuttle). The popular Batu Feringgi Night Bazaar beckons those who enjoy a stroll after dinner. Here, great bargains on apparel, novelty items, souvenirs and art can be found.
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Business Centre with Internet Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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I stayed in this hotel for 7 nights. Hotel is beautiful. There were 2 big pool one for kids one 3 meter for adults and one 1.5 meter and also there were a water park near pool too and all were good but the whirlpool...More

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

My wife and I just returned from 7 nights at the Golden Sands. we travelled with our daughter, her husband and our 2 grandsons aged 1 and 4. The resort was absolutely fantastic. The breakfast was great with lots of choices and we had the...More

3  Thank ClemnJo
Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 18 July 2018

Dear ClemnJo, Thank you for staying with us and we are delighted to hear that you and your family had a great time at Golden Sands Resort Penang! It was certainly a privilege. Providing excellent customer service is what we pride against and we look...More

Reviewed yesterday

Had a fabulous stay at Golden Sands Resort. The resort offers wonderful facilities for Families. The rooms are slightly dated but very comfortable non the less. Only negative comment i can make is the Mosque outside and the athaan which is heard clearly.

Thank nathaliesweet
Reviewed 2 days ago

I love everything about this hotel. The pool, beach, room, breakfast. Check in and check out was slow though.We had a really nice stay except that I have a hard time moving on from one incident at the pool. My husband & I were swimming...More

2  Thank Syafyka
Reviewed 5 days ago

Its a nice location with fabulous kids activity, friendly staff and great place for food. However, i don't feel good with the check in process which took a long time due to only 1 counter is available in the cool lounge which suppose to give...More

Thank Darien K
Response from SL_Penang1, Director of Communications at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 5 days ago

Dear Darien K, Thank you for sharing your feedback with us, we have taken note of your feedback to the department to ensure the quality of our front office will be improve and maintain well next time in the near future! Moreover, we would like...More

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25 October 2018|
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Response from vonvoyageButterfly | Reviewed this property |
Suits type are bigger but better ask the hotel for best hotel option and sea view
17 October 2018|
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Response from methree17 | Reviewed this property |
This hotel has a restaurant AND is within walking distance of LOADS of restaurants. There are 2 hawker food areas in the night market (right in front of the hotel). This is a fantastic place to stay you will have a BLAST!
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2 June 2018|
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Response from Lynn G | Reviewed this property |
Hotel prices are a bit high. If you must eat in the hotel go to Sigi's. Food very good and excellent service. However, there are some very good restaurants very close. Lots of choice from Indian, Arab, Chinese and European... More
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"The even numbers face the sea while the odd numbers face the road. Avoid odd numbers from 30 and above."
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"Defintiley a perfect hotel for families!"
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"Invest in an upgrade for sea views but the higher up the quieter"
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US$82 - US$210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Shangri-la's Golden Sands Resort
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