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5-star George Town hotel in Bayan Lepas

Popular property highlights

Free self parking
Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
Laundry facilities
24-hour front desk

Location

This family-friendly George Town hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Penang International Sports Arena, Queensbay Mall and University of Science-Malaysia (Universiti Sains Malaysia). RECSAM and Institute Pendidikan Guru and Snake Temple are also within 3 mi (5 km).

Hotel Features

5 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center are available at this hotel. Free WiFi in public areas is provided, as well as free self parking, a free airport shuttle, and a free shopping center shuttle. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a swim-up bar, and a coffee shop/café are onsite.

Room Amenities

All 413 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Comforts include premium bedding and pillow menus, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Hotel Policies

Payment types

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: MYR 200 per night
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning July 1, 2021. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: MYR 68 for adults and MYR 34 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 174 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia) guidelines.

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is not available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

Property follows regional sanitization guidelines Safe & Clean (Malaysia)

Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Service animals not allowed

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Parking height restrictions apply

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service

Debit cards

gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 174 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets or service animals allowed

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Parking height restrictions apply.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia) guidelines.

Hotel Names

  • Equatorial Hotel
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Hotel Amenities

Renovations + Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)
  • Shuttle services

Property Features

In addition to an outdoor pool and a children's pool, Hotel Equatorial Penang provides outdoor tennis courts and a spa tub. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. The property also has a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a swim-up bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is located on site and wireless Internet access is complimentary.

19 meeting rooms are available. This Art Deco hotel also offers a fitness center, a sauna, and spa services. A roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times and an area shuttle are complimentary for guests. Complimentary covered self parking is available on site, along with a car charging station.

Hotel Equatorial Penang has designated areas for smoking.

  • Express check-in
  • Bar/lounge
  • Free shopping center shuttle
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • Free airport transportation
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Poolside bar
  • Covered parking
  • Secured parking
  • Express check-out
  • Free self parking
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Outdoor pool
  • Computer station
  • Swimming pool
  • Number of meeting rooms - 19
  • Terrace
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge services
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Conference center
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Airport transportation
  • Total number of rooms - 413
  • Number of floors - 12
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Tennis on site
  • Couples/private dining
  • Swim-up bar
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Billiards or pool table
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Electric car charging station
  • Year Built - 1989
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Children's pool
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Free area shuttle
  • Spa services on site
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 5
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Laundry facilities
  • Spa tub
  • Television in common areas
  • Gated community
  • Golf cart
  • Wedding services
  • Optional golf privileges
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Free area shuttle
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Room Amenities

Hotel Equatorial Penang offers 413 accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Pillowtop beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with rainfall showerheads, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. This George Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Free newspaper
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Individually decorated
  • Free bottled water
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo
  • Linens provided
  • Toilet paper
  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Pillow menu
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Raised toilet seat
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Cable TV service
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • In-room massage available
  • Lever door handles
  • Slippers
  • Premium bedding
  • Telephone accessibility kit
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste available
  • Down comforter

Parking

Free self parking

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food & Drink

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:00 AM and 10:30 AM.

Nada lama - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

The View - Overlooking the ocean and golf course, this fine-dining restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Kampachi - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Golden Phoenix - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Nadaba - This poolside bar serves light fare only. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Number of treatment rooms 6
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, a sauna, and a fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Racquetball/squash on site
  • Golf driving range on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Fitness classes on site

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