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Phuket, Thailand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It is like a trip in the past, bath taps terrible, but at least there is a bath, lift old and slow, but there is a lift, bed ok, air conditioner works, large room, cheap hotel, friendly owners, large car-park, handy- good position, close to many restaurants and night clubs, also opposite large food centre.

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69 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Budget hotel no doubt but reasonable clean..easy access to the blue mansion or cheong fatt tze mansion..by walking right at front where one could eat at red garden food paradise....walking distances either to relax one's body or drink a couple bottle of beers at upper penang road...or most popular..Soho...various types of hotels also available.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I stayed here for 2 days. The Rooms are basic The bed is okey.Airconditioner is okey but if its noisy you have to call the lobby to fix it. This Hotel needs some serious upgrade. I stayed on the 3rd Floor almost their rooms has a Big Bathtub but the water in this Hotel is not enough water pressure and... More 

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Kangar, Malaysia
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68 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

It is an old hotel; but I bet in its hey days it was one of the hotel in town. Recently did some upgrading, with new bedding tv and paint job. What I like is that it have ample parking space for guests. Wifi in the room I stayed is acceptable. Waldorf is situated near Penang Road and Chulia Street... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2014

I recall the bed being quite soft which is very welcome in Asia, as many beds there tend to be of the hard variety. The place feels a bit dated and in need of significant modernization. The price was quite reasonable and the room quite spacious. You could do worse. And in Penang you probably won't spend much time in... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Went on business trip a while back and decided to "slum" it out. I regret ever doing that, I felt like kicking myself. This place is absolutely horrible and run down. Rats and cockroaches reign supreme here. Beds are uncomfortable and the sheets smell. I did not bother to really complain, considering the price is dirt cheap. I will go... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We arrived to find most places in the area full or the ones that had rooms were terrible . We found the Waldorf and booked in for one night but ended up staying for four nights . The rooms large but basic , reasonably clean but ageing , The price for the room was reasonable . The staff at reception... More 

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1 Thank daverob999
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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75 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2013

A Simple mid class hotel for the business travellers visiting Penang. Rooms were big, bed sheet were clean, mattress firm to sleep. Rooms are big and those facing the back of Continental will have more noisy room due to traffic flows. There were lifts in this hotel too.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2012

We had some sweets that we had forgotten about in our bag, and got MICE in our room. Didn't really like the hotel, just a little bit dirty, little unfriendly, little old etc. Nothing major but just not a great stay. So so... but definitely head to the food court across the road, great place to eat and drink with... More 

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South Pacific
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24 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Although I have stayed at the Waldorf Hotel a few times before several years ago, given the arrival time of 0100 hrs after a long international flight with connections, I was a little "shocked" upon entering my hotel room - mainly at the "rough around the edges ( or well worn ) appearance. However, after staying there in this large... More 

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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about Waldorf Hotel

Address: Waldorf Hotel 13 Lebuh Leith, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Amenities:
Shuttle Bus service
Number of rooms: 48
Also Known As:
Waldorf Hotel Penang/George Town
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“Dont choose the first floor they are very noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles juanitabonita2015, 26 May 2015 | Read review
“If you don't like the singing from the food court ask for room facing the back.”
 of 5 bubbles mnasiruddin, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Remember to take the free shuttle bus around the city they run every 30 minutes, there is a bus stop 300 metres from the hotel .”
 of 5 bubbles daverob999, 1 Sep 2013 | Read review
“This hotel meant for sleeping only at a reasonable price of RM70 per night. Its location is right behind Continental Hotel. In between Waldrof and Continental is the foodcourt for lunches and dinner at a reasonable price including beer. Sometime on Thursday, this food court performs cultural and singing competitions.”
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 of 5 bubbles francisLee, 29 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Rooms on 4th floor facing the front of the hotel and Leith St preferred.”
  • View from room overlooking Leith St
  • Comfortable firm bed
  • My room with space to move
  • Great size room with twin double beds
 of 5 bubbles beenaroundthailand, 19 Mar 2012 | Read review
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