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Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La

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Jalan Batu Ferringi Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100 Malaysia See on map
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Breakfast included
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4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We held our annual company event at this hotel resort managed by Shangri-la in Oct 2018. A very good choice as it turned out. Check-in was reasonably fast, and Golden Circle members get to do it in a comfortable lounge with welcome drinks. Hotel room...More

Thank Steven T
Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded yesterday

Dear Steven T, Thank you very much for sharing such a beautiful review of your visit with us here at Golden Sands Resort Penang. It has been a real pleasure hosting you. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018

My wife and I just returned from 7 nights at the Golden Sands. we travelled with our daughter, her husband and our 2 grandsons aged 1 and 4. The resort was absolutely fantastic. The breakfast was great with lots of choices and we had the...More

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Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded July 18, 2018

Dear ClemnJo, Thank you for staying with us and we are delighted to hear that you and your family had a great time at Golden Sands Resort Penang! It was certainly a privilege. Providing excellent customer service is what we pride against and we look...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Well well, as i had an opportunity to have a break and decided to treat some of my staff for a short holiday. Based on all my great experience, it was an easy choice to make to choose the hotel. My reservations were as always...More

Thank Balan3
Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Balan3, Warmest greeting and welcome back to Golden Sands Resort Thank you for your loyalty. We are delighted to read the positive comment from you and glad that you had a pleasant stay with us. We truly appreciate hearing from our valued guests and...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to Penang Island for weekend gateway and stayed at this resort with my family. We booked deluxe room for 3 days 2 night including breakfast through golden circle membership. The room feels comfortable but with no floor carpet installed its a bit cold on...More

Thank Muzri
Response from SL_Penang1, Manager at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-LaResponded 4 days ago

Dear Muzri, Thank you for sharing your review with us. We are happy to hear that you had an overall pleasant stay experience and your daughter loves our pools. We certainly looking forward to welcoming you and your family back here again soon. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Me and my wife stayed at the golden sands for 7nights after a slight problem with our room we managed to change rooms no problem,the staff were very helpful.they have a shuttle bus which goes to George Town a few times a day which is...More

Thank iveandjo
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Dear iveandjo, Thank you sharing your review with us and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay here at Golden Sands Resort Penang. We are delighted to read your feedback on the services, facilities and food. Your generous compliments will certainly be shared with...More

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The Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La first commenced operations in October 1979. It has won numerous awards and recognition as a family- and kids-friendly resort. As such, it enjoys the reputation as the preferred resort among families on holiday. This 4-star resort on Batu Feringgi Beach is filled with facilities for dining, leisure and recreation that will surely keep any multi-generational family happily occupied. Adventure Zone, Shangri-La's unique family entertainment center With 387 guestrooms and suites that boast views of either the verdant hills or azure sea, the hotel caters to the needs of individuals, groups and families. Some room types even feature Murphy pull-down beds and connecting doors. Childcare services are available, allowing adults on holiday with their family to enjoy some private time away from their children. At the Kids' Club, which is based in the Adventure Zone's dry play park, children are kept entertained from morning until evening and provided with regular meals and break times. The Adventure Zone is the biggest indoor play park in Penang, offering a myriad of play structures, activity rooms and entertainment options. Here, children can enjoy video screenings and visits from the resort's mascots. At our mini water park, children and toddlers can interact safely, playing on the splash pad, which has a safe floor surface and includes many water features, such as showers and tipping buckets. In addition, they will enjoy racing down the water slides. Holidaymakers can stroll around the resort grounds, which feature extensive manicured gardens and landscaped open spaces. Guests can also enjoy sunbathing and lounging by the pool and in the garden area. The Cool Lounge serves as a transit area for incoming and outgoing guests, and is a cool space where guests may read, surf the Net and enjoy sandwiches and pastries alongside coffee, tea and fruit juice. At Garden Café and Sigi's Bar & Grill by the Beach, children below 12 years old that are accompanied by one paying adult can eat for free. In addition, an outdoor Jacuzzi in the garden and two swimming pools with water slides are available. The resort also boasts a par-3 golf course for those that enjoy golf. Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La well-equipped gymnasium awaits fitness enthusiasts. For those who wish to spend their time productively while on holiday, there are many daily activities, such as workout classes, cooking classes, craft making courses and visits to the George Town World Heritage Zone (by complimentary shuttle). The popular Batu Feringgi Night Bazaar beckons those who enjoy a stroll after dinner. Here, great bargains on apparel, novelty items, souvenirs and art can be found.

Hotel Amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Ocean View, Great View, Park View, Classic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
US$81 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Shangri-la's Golden Sands Resort
Also Known As
golden sands resort by shangri-la hotel batu ferringhigolden sands batu ferringhi
MalaysiaPenangPenang IslandBatu Ferringhi
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Dining (126)
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October 17, 2018|
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Response from methree17 | Reviewed this property |
This hotel has a restaurant AND is within walking distance of LOADS of restaurants. There are 2 hawker food areas in the night market (right in front of the hotel). This is a fantastic place to stay you will have a BLAST!
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June 1, 2018|
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Response from Lynn G | Reviewed this property |
Hotel prices are a bit high. If you must eat in the hotel go to Sigi's. Food very good and excellent service. However, there are some very good restaurants very close. Lots of choice from Indian, Arab, Chinese and European... More
June 1, 2018|
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Response from Tiffany I | Reviewed this property |
You can get a free coach from the hotel, just ask at the front desk for timings, you can get a local bus or get a taxi
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