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    Nearest transport:
  • Komtar Bus Terminal (0.9 Km / 11 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • culture
  • sightseeing
  • restaurants
    Distance to airport:
  • Penang International Airport (14.2 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Clean and comfortable room", "Friendly staff ", "Good location"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Penang Time Square (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)
  • Lorong Selamat Food Stalls (0.5 Km / 6 min walk)
  • New World Park Food Court (0.6 Km / 8 min walk)
  • Komtar Complex (0.8 Km / 10 min walk)

Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

GLOW Penang Hotel

101, Jalan Macalister, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia 10400

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Features of GLOW Penang Hotel

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • airport transfer
  • bar
  • business center
  • concierge
  • dry cleaning
  • elevator
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • poolside bar
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • smoking area
  • tours

Sports and Recreation

  • fitness center
  • outdoor pool

Internet

  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

  • car park

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • English
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Tamil

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Hotel Description
When visiting Penang, you'll feel right at home at GLOW Penang Hotel, which offers quality accommoda...see more When visiting Penang, you'll feel right at home at GLOW Penang Hotel, which offers quality accommodation and great service. The city center is merely 0.5 km away and the airport can be reached within 23 minutes. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

At GLOW Penang Hotel, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. A selection of top-class facilities such as free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas can be enjoyed at the hotel.

Step into one of 131 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as internet access – wireless (complimentary), air conditioning, desk, mini bar, blackout curtains which can be found in some rooms. The hotel offers many unique recreational opportunities such as fitness center, outdoor pool. Superb facilities and an excellent location make the GLOW Penang Hotel the perfect base from which to enjoy your stay in Penang.
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Business travelers (327)

Couples (543)

Solo travelers (229)

Families with young children (200)

Families with older children (166)

Groups (247)

Very good
7.7
Value for Money
7.7
Location
8.2
Staff Performance
7.8
Hotel Condition/Cleanliness
8.1
Room Comfort/Standard
7.9
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AZURA A. Business travelers
Malaysia, February 1, 2016
Cosy and comfortable room. The staff are friendly.

Location, price and comfortable room.
7.7
It was lovely.
mei Y. Couples
China, February 4, 2016
Perfect room and location with the Worst service!!

Nice room,perfect location,WORSTservice!
7
Room is nice,clean and stylish. Location is good with so many street food around. Rate is good. If you no need any service,then this hotel is the best choice. Service is the WORST we stayed during our 10nights trip at different hotels in Thailand and Malaysia.They are not patience to explain the things you may not understand and like a service machine to repeat the words they need to say without listening your request. They even don't want to look at you! What's a bad service!There's no smile at the reception or at the lift you saw the staff. This is the first impression of Penang.
Noor H. Families with young children
Malaysia, January 31, 2016
Nice stay

Family friendly
9
It was great and will definitely choose Glow Hotel again.
Tan M. Business travelers
Malaysia, February 1, 2016
Lack Of Car Park

Location, New & Nearby the famous food Court
6
A bit dissappoited ~ Air-condition not function when i check in to the 1st room, and they exchange the "Smoking" room to me. ~ Lack of car park, more suitable to traveler and not local business trip or family trip
Daniel T. Families with older children
Singapore, January 30, 2016
Great location

Great location but aircon takes awhile to cool down
8.3
Great and comfortable
Daniel T. Families with older children
Singapore, January 30, 2016
Great location

Great location but aircon takes awhile to cool down
8.3
Great and comfortable
CHUNG M. Business travelers
Malaysia, January 26, 2016
comfort and clean

promt taxi service
7.7
okay
Lau K. Business travelers
Malaysia, January 21, 2016
Value for money

Location, cleaniess and value for money
8
Good location, value for money. Clean and comfort hotel room. Will come back again.
Kee V. Business travelers
Malaysia, January 21, 2016
Difficult to find parking space

Fast WiFi, clean room, but limited car park
6.7
OLIVE Y. Groups
Singapore, January 20, 2016
A modest hotel with convenient location

Center of all sightseeing, food place
7
Positive: 1)Walking distance to komtar terminal(this is the most important place to take buses and go for all your sight seeing) 2) quiet at night, no hustle and bustling 3) many street food to eat especially at night. A food street is just 2 streets away. If you are in a rush and can't savour all the famous food at different places. This is a good place. Is like a mini food court. 4) quad room is big. There is even a 3 seater sofa. Amenities like shampoo and shower gel were given. Our room also have a window that can even see one of the sightseeing - Kek Lok si( temple). Love the room (712) max is 8 floor. 5) all sightseeing within walking distance. Nearest is sun yat sun memorial. Provided you like to walk cause taking a cab is quite exp. each bus fare was just around rm2 per trip. 6) they served breakfast and has a mini pool near the bar Negative 1) cleaning was just half done. Not very thorough. The first night I had some oil spill so I wiped it with towel. At night when I came back I realize it was still oily so I guess they just make the bed, dry the toilets and change towel. No sweeping or mopping. They use wooden flooring. But towels can be change everyday 2) breakfast is limited. Just to fill the stomach. Not much of a concern cause we always head out for local street food. 3) gym is just 1 track and bicycle machine. Instead of building a pool and gym. The space could be use for other facilities. Overall I would recommend travellers especially 3-4 pax. Cause rarely a quad room is that spacious. Receptionist can speak English well.

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