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More about this hotel:
    Nearest transport:
  • Komtar Bus Terminal (2.2 Km / 27 min walk)
    Area recommended for:
  • shopping
  • sightseeing
  • restaurants
    Distance to airport:
  • Penang International Airport (15.5 Km)
    Customer comments:
  • "Friendly staff", "Infinity pool", "Relaxing"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Gurney Drive (0.3 Km / 4 min walk)
  • Island Medical Centre (1.1 Km / 14 min walk)
  • New World Park (1.1 Km / 14 min walk)
  • Gurney Paragon Mall (1.2 Km / 15 min walk)

Note: Distances are measured as a straight line.

The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residence

18 Persiaran Gurney, Gurney Drive, Penang, Malaysia 10250

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Features of The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residence

Hotel Facilities

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

Sports and Recreation

  • fitness center
  • hot tub
  • kids club
  • massage
  • outdoor pool
  • pool (kids)
  • sauna
  • spa
  • steamroom


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


  • car park
  • valet parking

Languages Spoken

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

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Resort Description
Nestled in the heart of Gurney Drive, The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residence is an ideal spot from which to discover Penang....see more Nestled in the heart of Gurney Drive, The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residence is an ideal spot from which to discover Penang. Only 30 minutes or 25km away, this 4-star hotel can be easily accessed from the Penang International Airport. As The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residence is located in the heart of Georgetown, close to the central business district, guests can find easy access to the city's attractions and landmarks, such as Gurney Plaza, Gurney Paragon, Gurney Drive Hawker Center, Penang Baptist Church, the famous Batu Ferringhi, Fort Cornwallis, Penang Hill, and Kek Lok Si. The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residence offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities needed to invigorate travelers. To name a few of the hotel's facilities, there is a poolside bar, smoking area, 24-hour room service, tours, and a restaurant. At night, guests can also find the fantastic scene of the city’s colorful lightings at the hawker centers combined with an unforgettable dining experience with many tasty local dishes. Step into one of 259 suites and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as ironing facilities, an in-room safe, mini bar, refrigerator, and complimentary bottled water. The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residence also features a range of business and recreational facilities to invigorate all travelers. Whatever the reason for visiting Penang, The Gurney Resort Hotel & Residence is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away for all leisure and business travelers.
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Desmond C. Business travelers
Malaysia, February 06, 2016

Location, cleanness, nice staff
Good and convenient
Puteri H. Solo travelers
Malaysia, February 03, 2016

Just the location.
Aircond tak sejuk langsung. Call reception to ask for maintenance its turned out, nothing was done. You shud change your mattress, feel like slept on the floor.
Sheau B. Business travelers
Malaysia, February 02, 2016
Definately will come back

Big and comfortable room, good location, value for money
Piranavam G. Families with older children
India, January 26, 2016
Good Location - Very Old hotel

Very old hotel. No travel desk or support staff. No front desk and no room service.
Piranavam G. Families with older children
India, January 26, 2016
Good Location. Very old hotel

Was ok kind of hotel. Only location was good. Not enough staff. No room service.
CHEE L. Business travelers
Malaysia, January 21, 2016
Nice hotel

Location, price & friendly staff
Excellent stay at Gurney Resort. Everything is good at this hotel. Fantastic hotel for business and leisure. Good and a lot of facilities to enjoy.
Diana N. Couples
Singapore, January 19, 2016
Its a NO NO for me

the location.
I will not recomment any of my family or friends to stay. The room doesnt look clean at all. Everything feels dirty and dusty. Aircon not working well. Hotel room setup look like a motel. Luckily i only booked for 1 night and i cant wait to check out the next day.
YEONG C. Business travelers
Malaysia, January 15, 2016
Hot water not hot at all

good view good location
hendra H. Families with young children
Indonesia, January 17, 2016
Nice hotel

Very far to food area
Lee K. Business travelers
Singapore, January 14, 2016
Worth the money

nice breakfast, nice seaview and nice location
I am able to enjoy a beautiful sea view from the room. Nice breakfast in the morning and lastly location was great. Walking distance to shopping mall.

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