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GLOW Penang

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in Penang for less than 24 hours, GLOW is not central and is 20-30 minute walk from the street art. The rooms were a bit dingey and small, but it did the job for what we needed as we spent no time in here. The pool looked nice but very small!

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Surabaya, Indonesia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

not so many varian menu for breakfast . We stay in glow penang for 4 nights . But recently many food is empty in the restaurant . The location is very strategic but the hotel is like budget hotel (the price is not budget hotel rate). And for the finally when we were check out from the hotel charge RM...

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Shah alam
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The room is nice for business traveller, the power source is sufficient for computer and other electronic device and the bathroom is clean. The braeakfast menu is improve.only the parking is not enought

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location is strategic. There are quite a number of hawker stalls just next to the hotel. There are better and larger food courts not far from the hotel. As regards the hotel itself, the front desk staff are friendly. I was allowed an early check in at no extra cost even though I did not notify them earlier. Room...

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medan. indonesia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love to stay this hotel. Very recomended hotel. Helpfull team. Clean room. The rooms proce is so adorable. Near from the foods selling. Thanks for the welcome candies. My son love it so much.... thank u

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Reception was efficient. Though we checked in around 3.30pm plus, the rooms were not ready until we made some noise quoting that we were extremely tired and need a rest. Only then we were given another room though towels were not available. Parking is a challenge as there are limited car parking bays. Overall good as eating was not a...

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Bournemouth
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel has everything you need for a few nights in Georgetown, the staff are a credit to the company, the pool is great to cool off in and the breakfast is pretty decent too. It's a little out of the way from central Georgetown so we felt a bike was needed but we would have had one anyway but...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple hotel situated in the town. Many eateries nearby, and walking distance 15-30 min to nearby shopping malls, eg. Komtar, Times Square, Penang Road etc. you will need a car to go tourist attraction, eg. Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si, Snake Temple, Batu Feringghi Beach etc. Hot shower, powerful aircond, reasonable speed wifi, comfortable bed, clean room with not so...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 3 nights whilst visiting George Town and this hotel is great.Has everything you need in your room, fridge, kettle satellite Tv, massive comfy bed and pillows, good wifi, pool, gym, everything a good western hotel has but at a fraction of the cost. About 2 km outside the historical area of George Town but also has loads...

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located for local food. More information about buses running would be helpful. Surely, hotels can make this available and link it up to tourist attractions. There was a free CAT bus stopping (a loop round town/hop on n off) nearby and no information was provided . Not all guests want to use taxis or follow tour guides.

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
GLOW Penang gets the modern traveller's needs just right, with ease and convenience as a guiding principle. The surprise of the ordinary done well and desire to provide guests with precisely what they need. GLOW Penang focuses on five crucial elements for today's on the go travellers: ~ Satisfying breakfast ~ Access to a fitness centre. ~ A delicious bed and pillows ~ An excellent shower experience ~ Free high-quality Wi-Fi in every guest room The 131 room GLOW Penang is the 4th hotel worldwide under the GLOW (Invision Hospitality) brand and the first GLOW in Malaysia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about GLOW Penang

Address: 101 Macalister, George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia (Formerly Grand Paradise Hotel)
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: £27 - £77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — GLOW Penang 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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“Nothing to vomplaining .... all is very best”
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“sound proof need to improve.”
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