PENANG HOTEL REVIEW ON
EASTERN & ORIENTAL HOTEL, GEORGETOWN
||The Eastern & Oriental Hotel, usually referred to as E&O Hotel, is
an exclusive 100 all-suite hotel of old, colonial charm with finest
traditions of comfort and services. The property initially started
as The Eastern in 1884. The Oriental was later added in 1885 due to
Eastern's overwhelming popularity at that time. The two hotels
then combined together as the grand Eastern & Oriental Hotel with
Moorish minarets, a spacious domed lobby and a sweeping seafront.
E&O, more than a century since its establishment had gone through
major refurbishment with modern day amenities to meet the demands of
discerning travellers and reclaimed its heritage as a haven to be
sought again and again.
Located along Farquhar Street (Lebuh Farquhar) about 20 km from Penang
Airport, and 2 km from
Penang Ferry terminal and Tanjung City Marina
(Pengkalan Weld). It is also situated in the heart of Penang, and within walking distance
from an amazing heritage of art and architecture, festivals and
food, a myriad of shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs.
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E&O is very near
Georgetown Heritage Site, so your
Walking Trail can conveniently start from here. Visit
Little Penang Street Market which is open on the last Sunday of
Enquire for bicycle rentals at the hotel if you are a cycling
enthusiast. There are sea tour services at Tanjung City Marina in Weld
Quay. Recommended place
for upscale shopping is at Gurney Plaza.
Can consider driving to
Air Itam, then up the hillside road to
Balik Pulau, leading to Teluk
Bahang and Batu Ferringhi beach in the Northern shoreline. The
Balik Pulau to Teluk Bahang is winding and scenic, with
surrounding tropical plants throughout the path, passing through
Tropical Fruit Farm, Teluk Bahang Forest Eco Park and
before arriving at
Penang National Park and Batu Ferringhi beach.
Food And Beverage
Restaurant for contemporary cuisine
Coffee shop of colonial charm serving local and
Serving freshly baked breads, pies and pastries with
freshly brewed coffee nad tea.
Bar - serves excellent range of beers and good wine