The Eastern & Oriental


This lovely hotel is just minutes from a wealth of entertainment venues, restaurants and shopping complexes downtown.

The Eastern and Oriental Hotel is a British colonial era style hotel set in downtown George Town, Penang, Malaysia, offering guests easy access to a vast array of nearby sights and attractions.

About The Eastern & Oriental

The luxury Eastern and Oriental Hotel boasts a great location in Penang’s George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008. Situated at the intersection of Penang Road and Farquhar Street, the Eastern and Oriental Hotel is just minutes from a wealth of entertainment venues, restaurants and shopping complexes downtown. The hotel itself has a style that largely resembles that of the British colonial era with much of the original design still intact. The luxury Eastern and Oriental Hotel, Penang, Malaysia, is approximately 20 kilometres from Penang International Airport.

Services and Facilities

  • Shop
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness room
  • Concierge service
  • Babysitting service
  • Currency exchange
  • Ballroom
  • Internet access
  • Valet parking and car park
  • Dining

    Palm Court
  • Variety of Indian-inspired dishes in tiffin carriers, Chinese noodle favourites and casual Western fare of burgers and salads
  • English Afternoon Tea will be served each afternoon

    The Java Tree & Rattan Room 
  • The Java Tree’s menu offers classic dishes, complemented by selected wines and beverages. Private dining experiences available.

    Farquhar's Bar
  • Remodelled Vintage Cocktail Bar serving bar staples and classic cocktails

    Poolside Terrace
  • Variety of light snacks and refreshments

    Planters Lounge
  • Serves continental breakfast and à la carte all-day dining

  • Sarkies
  • Buffet style restaurant offering both local and international dishes
  • Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Latest Updates

    Please be informed that Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang – Suites in the Victory Annexe will undergo refurbishment from 01 Jun 2024 till 31 May 2025.

    During the refurbishment period, work will commence floor by floor from 1000-1800 hrs daily. The floor being refurbished will be sealed off which guests will not have access to that particular floor. Soft refurbishment include replacing of wallpaper, changing of soft furnishings, grinding of floor, paintworks, polishing of marble in washroom and rewiring works. Hotel will try their level best to minimise the noise disturbance to guests.

    During the refurbishment period, all other facilities are remain available and operating.
    Malaysia Digital Arrival Card (MDAC)

    UK Passport Holders must fill in the Malaysia Digital Arrival Card to enter Malaysia within 3 days before arrival. You should complete this before you travel as it may be requested at check-in. You do not need to complete the arrival form if you are not passing through immigration.
    About The Eastern and Oriental
    Poolside terrace
    Studio suite
    Corner suite
    The Java Tree
    The Easternand Oriental Sun Loungers Pool

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