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    Nearest transport:
  • Penang Intercity Bus Terminal (1.8 Km / 22 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • shopping
  • business
  • restaurants
    Distance to airport:
  • Penang International Airport (4.5 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "comfortable", "Friendly and efficient staff", "Quiet location"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Bukit Jambul Country Club (0.1 Km / 2 min walk)
  • Tesco Extra Sungai Dua (2.0 Km / 24 min walk)
  • Queensbay Mall (2.4 Km / 29 min walk)
  • Snake Temple (2.6 Km)

Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

Hotel Equatorial Penang

1, Jalan Bukit Jambul, Bayan Lepas, Penang, Malaysia 11900

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Features of Hotel Equatorial Penang

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour security
  • airport transfer
  • babysitting
  • bar
  • business center
  • coffee shop
  • concierge
  • currency exchange
  • dry cleaning
  • elevator
  • executive floor
  • express check-in/check-out
  • facilities for disabled guests
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • newspapers
  • photocopying
  • poolside bar
  • postal service
  • printer
  • private check in/check out
  • restaurant
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • salon
  • shops
  • shuttle service
  • smoking area
  • tours
  • wheelchair accessible

Sports and Recreation

  • fitness center
  • garden
  • golf course (on site)
  • hot tub
  • massage
  • outdoor pool
  • pool (kids)
  • sauna
  • squash courts
  • steamroom
  • tennis courts


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


  • car park
  • valet parking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malay

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Hotel description
Hotel Equatorial Penang is conveniently located close to the Bayan Lepas industrial zone, offering easy access...see more Hotel Equatorial Penang is conveniently located close to the Bayan Lepas industrial zone, offering easy access to Penang International Airport, and is the island’s only golf and convention resort. Strategically situated on the southeastern part of Penang Island, Hotel Equatorial Penang commands panoramic views that encompass the island’s coastline, the Penang Bridge, and mainland Malaysia across the waterways. With grand ballrooms able to accommodate up to 2,000 people, an exhibition hall for up to 240 booths, and 21 function rooms, this property offers an ideal location for business and social gatherings of every kind. Guests can use the hotel’s shuttle service to visit some of the famous attractions including Bukit Jambul, Queensbay, City Center, and Gurney Plaza. The 662 well-appointed guestrooms and suites and 22 apartments offer a range of amenities to ensure a relaxing stay. Rooms include IPTV that provides high-definition television and international movies as well as hotel information. Recreational facilities include a fully-equipped fitness center, an outdoor swimming pool, squash and tennis courts, an aerobics studio, saunas, a steam bath and Jacuzzi, beauty and health treatments, spa packages, a reflexology path, jogging tracks, a driving range, putting green, and 18-hole international golf course. Local attractions within easy reach of Hotel Equatorial Penang include Penang International Sports Arena and numerous shopping malls, banks, restaurants, entertainment venues, and historical monuments.
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Louis T. Couples
Malaysia, January 15, 2016
Good location, room is clean

Good service , friendly staff
Reception staff is very friendly and helpful, we requested for the room service in the evening time due to messy room even they have did it in the morning, well done.
Tan L. Business travelers
Malaysia, January 15, 2016
Great Stay and food

Buffet Dinner. environment, cleanliness
Po C. Business travelers
Malaysia, January 13, 2016

Location, Clean and Price
Lim T. Business travelers
Malaysia, December 30, 2015
good hotel

good location , good view good place
I love this hotel very much , location is great , my family can go to town area very easy , also very near golf club , so i am say that is really great for us .
Nor M. Couples
Malaysia, December 27, 2015
Nice hotel to stay

Location, food and facilities
Very good and value for money. Must come again in future.
Noor A. Families with young children
Malaysia, December 28, 2015
Excellent Hotel, clean and fantastic

Hotel location, room arrangement and cleaningness
Elaine C. Families with young children
Malaysia, December 25, 2015
vintage hotel

location is near to airport
it was a pleasant stay . i chose this hotel because it's located near the penang airport. so i didnt have to get caught in the morning rush traffic. overall the hotel is old but the room is okay and it's being maintained well.
ANAND G. Families with young children
Malaysia, December 13, 2015
A very good experience

Cleanliness, facilities and TV
It was very comfortable. One of the better hotels that we have been to.
PARWEIZ K. Couples
United States of America, December 10, 2015
Excellent Hotel to stay in Penang

Golf Course and hiking trail, Limosine and Taxi service, Excellent Club Lounge
We enjouyed our stay, staff is very helpful.
Chandra K. Families with young children
Malaysia, December 09, 2015
Excellent 5 star with beautiful scenery

Scenery, Location and hospitality
superb and i visit again...

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