Equatorial Hotel - Penang

1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, Penang, Malaysia, 11900  show map
 5 stars
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Equatorial Hotel - Penang

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

MYR 8 per day

Luggage storage
Late check-in/ -out
Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Coffee shop

Picnic area/ Tables

Shuttle

Free city shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Overview

Equatorial is a 5-star deluxe hotel offering a tasteful accommodation within easy reach of Komtar, University Science Malaysia and Acheen Street Mosque. Behind the industrial facade of Equatorial Hotel lies contemporary interior.

The hotel has convenient location in the middle of a shopping area as well as an outdoor swimming pool, a steam room and a tennis court on-site. The venue is 10 km away from the city center.

Enclosed by a cathedral, a temple and a gallery, the hotel offers a sweeping view over the sea.

Penang International airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from Equatorial Hotel.

Rooms

Rooms at Equatorial Hotel feature modern touches such as satellite TV, climate control, a minibar, an iron with ironing board and complimentary Wi-Fi. They are equipped with coffee/tea makers and a fridge.

Eat & Drink

The primary restaurant serves Japanese dishes. Wines and coffee are offered in the lounge bar. Offering various dining options, Kayu Nasi Kandar and Double Good are about 10-minute walk away.

A buffet breakfast is served at the price of MYR 60.32 per person per night. 

Services

A designated smoking place, a safety deposit box and a luggage storage for general use and a video projector, computers and a catering service for work can be found on-site.

Relax

Cribs, babysitting and a pool are available for children. Active guests can advantage of fitness classes, a jogging track and a gym offered on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at MYR 8 per day.

Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   662.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • Smoke detectors
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Skiing
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/ Pool tables
  • Jogging track
  • Aerobics
  • Mini golf
  • Squash

Services

  • Paid beach shuttle
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Free city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Doctor on call
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Carryout breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Catering service
  • Halal food
  • Coffee/ Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Projector
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Garden area
  • Television in lobby
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Golf view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Balcony
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • In-room jacuzzi

Bathroom

  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Goose feather pillows

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • In-room computer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Plug adaptor
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, Penang, Malaysia, 11900

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City Center
  • Penang
    9.8 km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Double Good (cuisine: Chinese)
    660 m
  • The View, Hotel Equatorial (cuisine: French)
    860 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    662

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Rooms and availability

Senator Suite
Bed type: Double bed
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    Premier Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 44 m²
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    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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      Bed type: Double bed
      Size: 41 m²
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        Club Deluxe Double Room
        Bed type: Double bed
        Size: 33 m²
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        Deluxe|Club Premire Deluxe Double

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          Premier Deluxe Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Super King-size bed
          Size: 44 m²
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          DOUBLE CLUB PREMIER DELUXE

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            Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
            Size: 44 m²
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              Triple Room
              Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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                Standard Suite
                Bed type: Double bed
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                SUITE STANDARD

                Junior Suite
                Bed type: Double bed or 1 Single bed
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                  Deluxe Double Room
                  Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
                  Size: 33 m²
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                  DOUBLE DELUXE

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                    Executive Suite
                    Bed type: Double bed
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                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Equatorial Hotel - Penang Penang location
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                      Hotel Address:

                      1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, Penang, Malaysia, 11900

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Penang
                        9.8 km
                      Airports
                      Restaurants
                      • Double Good (cuisine: Chinese)
                        660 m
                      • The View, Hotel Equatorial (cuisine: French)
                        860 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Number of floors:
                        10
                      • Number of rooms:
                        662

                      Hotel Awards

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                      Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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                      What's nearby

                      Popular areas

                      • Snake Temple - 2.6 km

                      Local attractions

                      • Queensbay Mall - 2.5 km
                        100 Persiaran Bayan Indah, Bayan Lepas
                      • P Ramlee Gallery - 8.6 km
                        40A Jalan P Ramlee (formerly Counter Hall), Georgetown
                      • Acheen Street Mosque - 8.7 km
                        Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
                      • Penang Toy Museum - 5.5 km
                        1370, Lot 34, Teluk Bahang,
                      • Penang Hill - 8.7 km
                        Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia

                      Restaurants nearby

                      • Double Good - 660 m

                        Address: Bukit Jambul

                        58% likes this, based on 35 reviews
                        Cuisine: Chinese

                      • Kayu Nasi Kandar - 900 m

                        Address: 216 Jln Penang
                        Phone: (04) 264 4767

                        50% likes this, based on 40 reviews
                        Cuisine: Indian

                      • The View, Hotel Equatorial - 860 m

                        Address: 1, Jalan Bukit Jambul
                        Phone: +604632700

                        64% likes this, based on 19 reviews
                        Cuisine: French

                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Number of floors:
                        10
                      • Number of rooms:
                        662

                      Hotel Awards

                      MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPenangEquatorial

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

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                      Equatorial Reviews

                      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Equatorial

                      Average guest rating

                      7.6out of 10
                      Fabulous
                      Based on 31 reviews

                      Guest reviews

                      • Single
                        6.2

                        Close to the airport, and not far from Queensbay Shopping mall by cab. Nice little mini man-made rainforrest with (short) paved trails & a bench to relax on.

                        Staff under training happens exerywhere, and that can't be helped. The limo service to the airport is around 65RM, and the local taxi advertises 18RM. The limo however, might take you back for free if you forget something though, and they drive much faster if you ask. My guy also waited, to make sure that I didn't miss my flight. Technically, he is a driver for a contract company, but he was what made my trip when things didn't work out with a delayed flight. I am very thankful to the man in the bright yellow hawaian shirt. P.S. - Some corporate rates around 130RM!!!

                      • Single
                        10.0

                        friendly staff and good faciliies within the hotel make it a good base for several days stay in Penang

                      • Single
                        8.2

                        Staff corteousy - lacking. Everyone seems to be minding their own business, lacks customer relationship.

                      • Single
                        6.2

                        Bed was great and food was also excellent

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        I like the room, the swimming pool and the staff there were very friendly. I will definitely stay in this hotel again.

                      • Family with children
                        6.2

                        Has a nice pool. The room was spacious but the bathroom looked old. Good tv channels. Well priced room service. Powerful water in shower. Very cheap price.

                        Very far from the centre of town and you could pay quit abit on taxi's. Hotel looks old and the bathroom was of poor quality.

                      • Family with children
                        7.4

                        The kids love the pool, warm welcome from the reception staff, our room was upgraded to club floor room, which was ok.

                        Rather a long walk from our room to the swimming pool on the other wing.

                      • Family with children
                        9.6

                        The price was worth the money and comfortable too

                      • Family with children
                        6.2

                        No lift directly access the car park and lobby. The reception staff lack of training.

                      • Older travelers
                        8.8

                        loved the room and view at the Exec Wing.

                        Internet rates.

                      • Couple
                        8.8

                        Friendly staff.

                        No shower cap in the room, and only a set of toothbrush available. Request for high floor room but not granted.

                      • Older travelers
                        10.0

                        Lovely and quiet ground. Spacious and clean room. Excellent cuisine and all attentive staff.

                      • Single
                        6.2

                        It was difficult to travel out of the hotel due to the location but it was great that the hotel provided transport at certain times to various locations including the sending of the runners to the start point for the recent marathon.

                        I can't get to go down to the city as i like as the taxi service was superb expensive..

                      • Group of friends
                        7.8

                        1. very friendly recception..

                        1. need upgrading air-cond condition

                      • Older travelers
                        6.6

                        Close to airport and future second link, and it will be better to provide complimentary high teas and breakfasts for guests who stayed more than 1 night in your hotel.

                        No offer to receive and send us to air port,,,

                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel Equatorial Hotel - Penang Penang location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, Penang, Malaysia, 11900

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Penang
                        9.8 km
                      Airports
                      Restaurants
                      • Double Good (cuisine: Chinese)
                        660 m
                      • The View, Hotel Equatorial (cuisine: French)
                        860 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  12 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  12 pm
                      • Number of floors:
                        10
                      • Number of rooms:
                        662

                      Hotel Awards

                      MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedPenangEquatorial

                      According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                      Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

                      Use Badge