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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 5-star hotel near Queensbay Mall

Near the airport

Your stay at this Bayan Lepas hotel places you within 3 miles (5 km) of Queensbay Mall and University of Science-Malaysia (Universiti Sains Malaysia). Penang International Sports Arena and RECSAM and Institute Pendidikan Guru are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Poolside dining

This hotel features 5 restaurants, 2 outdoor tennis courts, and an outdoor pool. Bring the family and enjoy the children's pool and kid-friendly dining. Enjoy the fitness center and perks like free self parking and a free airport shuttle.

Free WiFi, comfy beds

The 662 soundproofed guestrooms offer free WiFi and comfy beds. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, minibars, and LCD TVs with cable channels.

Deluxe Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$54* Per night/room Apr 17 - Apr 18

Executive Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed (Premier)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room (Family)

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Junior Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Property Features

Hotel Equatorial Penang offers its guests an outdoor pool, a children's pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a spa tub. There are 5 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a swim-up bar and a bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A business center and limo/town car service are available. There are 19 meeting rooms available. A fitness center, a sauna, and spa services are also featured at the luxury Hotel Equatorial Penang. A roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times and an area shuttle are free. Free self parking is available. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 5-star George Town hotel.

  • 662 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 2 buildings
  • 5 dining venues
  • Built in 1989
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Cabanas by the pool (free)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

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

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) (6.9 km / 4.3 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle, area shuttle, and shopping center shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Equatorial Penang offers 662 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 designer 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.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Pillow options
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Massage in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:00 AM to 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.

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

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)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to Equator Club Lounge

Airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times from 5 AM to 6 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, guests will need to go to Equator Club Lounge

Airport transportation is offered at scheduled times from 5 AM to 6 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

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

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Hotel Equatorial Penang

Policies

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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 smoke detector. 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 are 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 smoke detector in each accommodation.

  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: MYR 200 per night
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 3.00 per accommodation, per night
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. 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've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the 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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

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You should know

  • Hotel Equatorial Penang offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.