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    Merchant Hotel

    55 Jalan Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10000, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good42%
    • Average15%
    • Poor9%
    • Terrible8%
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    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Hot Tub
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Family Rooms
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Business Centre
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 101 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    My first time to stay at this hotel and my 1st time to visit Penang, Malaysia Hotel Room : Bed - Good Cleanliness - Excellent Breakfast - Poor ( same breakfast everyday ) Staff The best staff and excellent service ! thumb up to front...More

    Thank PHASSAKORN S
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    stayed at this hotel twice. first is 1 night and the other time is a 3 night stay if i recall correctly. both time booked by phone but i cant recall on which month i stayed there. both time with a double room. room condition...More

    Thank Bardic_Tales
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Staffs are very helpful and friendly. Excellent location, walking distance to almost everything’s we need. Free drinks at lobby are great touch. Cold and hot drinks available. With additional little cookies would be marvelous. Comfortable bed and nice room amenities. Top floor has nice place...More

    1  Thank gmemojitola
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Location is convenient, walking distance to transfer road and the famous street art in Penang. The room is clean and spacious and the shower is good. They also have free parking. Overall its a good place for a short stay.

    Thank Amirul R
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    At first,i underestimate this hotel must be so and so but i was totally wrong. This hotel is really good, the room is clean, stayed for a night in a superior room. The bathroom is clean, the interior looks new. Check in was fast by...More

    Thank Nonie7808
    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hot Tub
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$37 - US$65 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #6 Romantic Hotel in George Town
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 93
    • Reservation Options
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • George Town
    • Also Known As
    • Merchant Hotel Penang/George Town, Malaysia
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    Dining (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (70)
    Bathroom (8)
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    Billy S
    2 March 2017|
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    Response from Azrie I | Reviewed this property |
    You will be disappointed here.
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    Yannick L
    27 November 2016|
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    "Higher floor would take you away from street noise pollution."
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    "higher floors facing the main street"
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