Equatorial Penang Hotel

1 Jalan Bukit Jambul Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia, 11900  show map
 5 stars
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Equatorial Penang Hotel

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Jogging track

Billiards/Pool tables

Mini golf

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Steam bath

Jacuzzi

Overview

The superior 5-star Equatorial Penang Hotel offers a tasteful accommodation in a shopping area of Penang. Since 1989 the hotel has been hosting guests in a 10-story industrial building.

The hotel is located in the middle of Penang, near Queensbay Mall, Penang Hill and Penang Bridge. The city center lies within 10 km from the venue.

Enclosed by a temple and a cathedral, the hotel offers a panoramic view over the sea.

The hotel enjoys a spectacular location within 10 minutes' drive from Penang International airport.

Rooms

Equatorial Penang Hotel features rooms with a contemporary interior that come with individual climate control, an in-room safe, free Wi-Fi, an iron with ironing board and LCD TV for a pleasant stay in Penang. They also comprise en suite bathrooms appointed with terry bathrobes, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Dishes of Japanese cuisine are served in the lounge restaurant. Poolside bar offers various types of wines and coffee. Guests can dine in Kayu Nasi Kandar and Double Good located within a 10-minute walk of the property.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of MYR 60.32 per person per night. 

Services

Airport transfer, free shuttle bus service and ironing service as well as a baggage storage, currency exchange and a hairdresser are available for guests' use.

Relax

Equatorial Penang Hotel is a child-friendly hotel offering cribs, babysitting and a pool. On-site activities feature snow skiing, lawn tennis and mini golf.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at MYR 8 per day.

Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   662.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Jogging track
  • Aerobics
  • Mini golf
  • Squash

Services

  • Paid beach shuttle
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Carryout breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Picnic area/Tables
  • Catering service
  • Halal food
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Golf view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • In-room jacuzzi

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Towels
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Kitchen facilities

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Goose feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

1 Jalan Bukit Jambul Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia, 11900

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City Center
  • Penang
    6.1 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Double Good (cuisine: Chinese)
    2200 ft
  • The View, Hotel Equatorial (cuisine: French)
    2900 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    662

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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Equatorial Penang Hotel Penang location
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                    Hotel Address:

                    1 Jalan Bukit Jambul Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia, 11900

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Penang
                      6.1 mi
                    Airports
                    Restaurants
                    • Double Good (cuisine: Chinese)
                      2200 ft
                    • The View, Hotel Equatorial (cuisine: French)
                      2900 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  12 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Number of floors:
                      10
                    • Number of rooms:
                      662

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                    What's nearby

                    Popular areas

                    • Snake Temple - 1.6 mi

                    Local attractions

                    • Queensbay Mall - 1.6 mi
                      100 Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Lepas
                    • P Ramlee Gallery - 5.3 mi
                      40A Jalan P Ramlee (formerly Counter Hall), Georgetown
                    • Acheen Street Mosque - 5.4 mi
                      Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
                    • Penang Toy Museum - 3.4 mi
                      1370, Lot 34, Teluk Bahang,
                    • Penang Hill - 5.4 mi
                      Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia

                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Double Good - 2200 ft

                      Address: Bukit Jambul

                      58% likes this, based on 35 reviews
                      Cuisine: Chinese

                    • Kayu Nasi Kandar - 3000 ft

                      Address: 216 Jln Penang
                      Phone: (04) 264 4767

                      50% likes this, based on 40 reviews
                      Cuisine: Indian

                    • The View, Hotel Equatorial - 2900 ft

                      Address: 1, Jalan Bukit Jambul
                      Phone: +604632700

                      64% likes this, based on 19 reviews
                      Cuisine: French

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  12 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Number of floors:
                      10
                    • Number of rooms:
                      662

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                    Equatorial Penang Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Equatorial Penang

                    Average guest rating

                    7.6out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 31 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Single
                      6.2

                      Close to the airport, and not far from Queensbay Shopping mall by cab. Nice little mini man-made rainforrest with (short) paved trails & a bench to relax on.

                      Staff under training happens exerywhere, and that can't be helped. The limo service to the airport is around 65RM, and the local taxi advertises 18RM. The limo however, might take you back for free if you forget something though, and they drive much faster if you ask. My guy also waited, to make sure that I didn't miss my flight. Technically, he is a driver for a contract company, but he was what made my trip when things didn't work out with a delayed flight. I am very thankful to the man in the bright yellow hawaian shirt. P.S. - Some corporate rates around 130RM!!!

                    • Single
                      10.0

                      friendly staff and good faciliies within the hotel make it a good base for several days stay in Penang

                    • Single
                      8.2

                      Staff corteousy - lacking. Everyone seems to be minding their own business, lacks customer relationship.

                    • Single
                      6.2

                      Bed was great and food was also excellent

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      I like the room, the swimming pool and the staff there were very friendly. I will definitely stay in this hotel again.

                    • Family with children
                      6.2

                      Has a nice pool. The room was spacious but the bathroom looked old. Good tv channels. Well priced room service. Powerful water in shower. Very cheap price.

                      Very far from the centre of town and you could pay quit abit on taxi's. Hotel looks old and the bathroom was of poor quality.

                    • Family with children
                      7.4

                      The kids love the pool, warm welcome from the reception staff, our room was upgraded to club floor room, which was ok.

                      Rather a long walk from our room to the swimming pool on the other wing.

                    • Family with children
                      9.6

                      The price was worth the money and comfortable too

                    • Family with children
                      6.2

                      No lift directly access the car park and lobby. The reception staff lack of training.

                    • Older travelers
                      8.8

                      loved the room and view at the Exec Wing.

                      Internet rates.

                    • Couple
                      8.8

                      Friendly staff.

                      No shower cap in the room, and only a set of toothbrush available. Request for high floor room but not granted.

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Lovely and quiet ground. Spacious and clean room. Excellent cuisine and all attentive staff.

                    • Single
                      6.2

                      It was difficult to travel out of the hotel due to the location but it was great that the hotel provided transport at certain times to various locations including the sending of the runners to the start point for the recent marathon.

                      I can't get to go down to the city as i like as the taxi service was superb expensive..

                    • Group of friends
                      7.8

                      1. very friendly recception..

                      1. need upgrading air-cond condition

                    • Older travelers
                      6.6

                      Close to airport and future second link, and it will be better to provide complimentary high teas and breakfasts for guests who stayed more than 1 night in your hotel.

                      No offer to receive and send us to air port,,,

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Equatorial Penang Hotel Penang location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    1 Jalan Bukit Jambul Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia, 11900

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • Penang
                      6.1 mi
                    Airports
                    Restaurants
                    • Double Good (cuisine: Chinese)
                      2200 ft
                    • The View, Hotel Equatorial (cuisine: French)
                      2900 ft
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  12 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Number of floors:
                      10
                    • Number of rooms:
                      662

                    Hotel Awards

                    MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPenangEquatorial Penang

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

                    Use Badge