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Eastern and Oriental Hotel

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Eastern and Oriental Hotel entrance view
  • 10 Farquhar Street.


  • The Grand Dame of Hotels in Penang The Eastern & Oriental Hotel.

  • This hotel was established in 1885 by the Sarkis Brothers of Armenian decent.

  • Sister Hotel is the Raffles Hotel in Singapore.

  • Many famous personalities have stayed at this hotel, -Rudyard Kipling, Hermann Hesse, Noel Coward, Sun Yat Sen, Douglas Fairbanks and Somerset Maugham.

Getting There

Swimming Pool view



A large part of the city can be reached by foot.



Bus Service

FREE Bus Service within Georgetown

The Hop On Free Central Area Transit (CAT) ply the route between Weld Quay Jetty and Komtar.

Schedule: 15-minute intervals from 6am till 12midnight. For CAT Routes. >> More.

There are a total of 19 CAT Stops.

Travel Notes

Closer view of entrance
  • Located by the Sea front it offers a tranquil haven amidst bustling Georgetown.

  • It offers luxurious service and experience in traditional Malaysian/International style.

  • This hotel is a choice for discerning travelers.

  • For more budget conscious there are inns and guest houses along the northern beach Front. Click Here to Book.





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