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Singapore, Singapore
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is shows it's age, so lots of stuff is kinda breaking. For a similar price one might be able to get better accomodation elsewhere on the same street. Centrally located, so that's a plus. Beds are as hard as any that I've ever slept on.

Thank Joel T
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Room is clean with the city view. You could enter and exit the hotel like a wind, no staffs would mind you. It's just along Penang road. infront is the town's best country bar and the Sup Hameed. Highly recommend for its location.

Thank inxwanders
Waiouru, New Zealand
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have stayed here on a number of occassions and have been happy with the rooms everytime. Once needed the toilet to be fixed and it was done straight away. It is a good price for a good hotel in a great location with great views wether you are on the sea side or city side. Some very good food to... More 

Thank terrence s
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66 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 1 night in executive suite and the room is spacious can easily fit more than 5 pax. The hotel design is old school. More like late 80's and early 90's design. The price is reasonable and the breakfast is just alright. Located along the famous Penang Road, you can easily walk to nearby attractions such as Chowrasta, Little... More 

Thank Fathul F
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stayed 1 night with my family in a double queen bedroom. The hotel must have seen more glamorous days 20-30 years ago. It feels as if we are back to the 1990's. Let's start with the location and check in first. Due to its old design, you will need to park your car first before you take lift and WALK... More 

1 Thank Vincent S
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11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The Hotel Continental in my well traveled mind a three star hotel centrally located in historic George Town. The hotel is a bit worn down although the rooms are clean due to an attentive cleaning staff. I was attending a conference and a private breakfast was provided. After looking at the breakfast I chose to eat at an outside cafe.... More 

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I last stayed here years ago, just after I had graduated from USM Penang. I remember the hotel as comfortable though not luxurious. Well, it seems to be well maintained! I had a view of the sea though the window was a bit small. Breakfast was ... well, simple! Still, I had a comfortable stay here.

Thank ngyuanlee
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 September 2016

we had our family trip about 35 person to Penang on 16 to 18 Sep, we checked in to the hotel around 9 p.m. with a tired body after visiting a few places. when we get our room key, one of my uncle key cannot open the room then he return to the reception and check what happened. the reception... More 

1 Thank dexchong
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10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We took family room deluxe with two large size bed. The price is 20% cheaper (walk in price) compared to neighboring hotel. It’s a great value for money. I totally love the Penang view from this hotel. We enjoyed the Seaview from 8th floor (see picture). The hotel provided tissue box instead of toilet tissue roll. It was very convenient.... More 

Thank Iwan M
Jakarta, Indonesia
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51 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

It was a short stay with friends and family. Nice and comfy hotel. Breakfast adequate. Strategically located, within walking distance to the nicest clubs and local restaurants. We got a quiet room, so well rested after our daily rendez vous in Penang

Thank Bonchank

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Hotel Continental

Address: 5 Penang Road, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: £29 - £44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Continental 3.5*
Number of rooms: 230
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Also Known As:
Continental Hotel Pulau Penang
Hotel Continental Penang/George Town
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