Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Penang, Malaysia

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Penang enjoys a year-round equatorial climate with a temperature range of 20°C – 35°C. The days are warm and the nights are cool. Rainfall is copious and fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. The rain is mostly convectional – the rain clouds are built up by rising warm air currents and the rains descends in a downpour that normally lasts an hour or two. September to November are the wettest months here on the west coast, however it can vary depending on the prevailing monsoon winds.

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Description

The Eastern & Oriental in Penang on the NorthWest coast of Malaysia is a charming, seaside hotel that it is widely recognised for its colonial-style and classic look which has withstood the test of time.

A brainchild of the Armenian Sarkies brothers, the Eastern began its history back in 1884 and gained popularity almost overnight and a year later, in 1885, when the Oriental was established the hotels combined to form the Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang.

Known simply as `The E&O' to generations of travellers, The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is the embodiment of traditional luxury. For well over a century, this remarkable hotel - has stood as a testament to the grand elegance of the British colonial era and it's design honours the island's history.

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Accommodation

There are two wings of the hotel, the Heritage Wing and the Victory Annexe.  The modern-classic design of the hotel retains elegance and charm whilst offering guests modern facilities during their stay.

Location & directions

Penang, Malaysia

Situated in George Town, Penang, the E&O Hotel is 20 kilometres from the Penang International Airport and within walking distance from the food havens, shopping complexes and entertainment outlets of downtown George Town.

How to get there

12-hour international flight to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. There are daily flights from Kuala Lumpar to Penang which take just under a hour

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