The Royale Bintang Hotel, Penang

During our tour of Penang, Malaysia we were put up in The Royale Bintang Hotel! I spent cool two nights there; it was warm, cosy experience. Tired after the flight from Bangalore, I found the ambiance of the room soothing and welcoming. I stepped into the decently attired room with soft colors, not too cluttered, yet with a place for every necessary item. The bathroom too was well stuffed with toiletries.Good wifi connection enabled me to whatsapp my near and dear ones about my safe arrival, after that I sunk into bed and passed off to deep slumber. The location of the hotel is good with absolutely no traffic noise at night. It is in the vicinity of the old and historical part of George Town. A well planned walking tour to these areas is possible from here. The HOHO bus too has a stop right in front of the hotel. The other sightseeing places around the hotel are: Esplanade, Fort Cornwallis, Little India and Armenian Street.

I found The Royale Bintang Hotel staff is very courteous! Breakfast is elaborate and at the end of my first morning I was bursting! They have tried to maintain a good spread of different cuisines, but I headed to their local cuisine counter both mornings! Malayan cuisine has rice in its various preparations. There are veg dishes with plenty of greens and also fish and other non veg items. I didn’t go in for the Indian bread and its accompanying stuffs after these. This dining part is housed in the older part of the hotel. It is an English style building with windows decorated with flowering plants in the cute window boxes.

I wish to rate it 4.5/5.

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18 Responses

  1. Looks so neat. I like the window boxes!

  2. Sylvia K says:

    Oh, that is a beautiful room!!! I wouldn't mind spending some time there!! Hope your week is going well, Indrani!!

  3. A so neat and smart hotel, the room looks very nice and comfortable!

  4. Jeevan says:

    A wonderful place to stay over there! Pretty neat room and very pleasant and elegant in light. I liked the exterior along the windows.

  5. Looks like a nice place to stay. Sounds like you had an enjoyable time.

  6. What quaint window boxes…! I have never been to Penang… how was the sight seeing experience?

  7. Kirti Bali says:

    WOW!! Such beautuful hotel!! Nice One…..

  8. You should tag them, may be next time you might get a discount 🙂
    Looks to be good otherwise.

  9. sounds like a really nice place to stay 🙂

  10. Nisha Jha says:

    Do you mean the 3rd pic was part of your room?

    You got a royal treatment there. 🙂

  11. Looks like a nice place to stay. a very well narrated story

  12. Seems like a nice place – hope to be there when I am at that part of the world:)

  13. Thanks a lot for the comments friends. 🙂
    Nisha that pic is the reception area. 🙂

  14. Moon says:

    Lovely interior! Seems you enjoyed your stay very much 🙂

  15. Now that's one heck of a room… After a long flight what else do you need other than such a room..
    🙂

  16. Looks like an expensive place !!

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