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Safety index

63 out of 100

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Business

Business

Luxury

Luxury

The Prestige Hotel Penang

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8.8

Good (1,984 ratings)

George Town, Malaysia - 

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210 m Pinang Peranakan Mansion

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420 m Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal

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560 m Padang Kota Lama

Hotel Overview

The Prestige Hotel in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, is often praised for its sleek design, attention to detail, and strategic location. Drawing inspiration from both modern and Victorian aesthetics, the hotel offers guests an experience that is both luxurious and culturally rich. Based on user reviews, here’s what stands out both positively and negatively.

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Hotel highlights

Atmosphere

Location

Cleanliness

  1. Strategic Location: Situated in the heart of George Town, it's close to major attractions, making it convenient for guests to explore.
  2. Unique Design: The hotel's modern yet Victorian-inspired design is highly praised for its elegance and attention to detail.
  3. Exceptional Service: Staff are noted for their friendliness and professionalism, providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere.
  4. High-Quality Amenities: Facilities such as the swimming pool, gym, and dining options are well-maintained and add value to the guest experience.
  5. Comfortable Rooms: Rooms are spacious, with contemporary furnishings and amenities that ensure a comfortable stay.
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Area for improvement

  1. Noisy Environments: Some guests report that noise from the surrounding area can be an issue, affecting their rest.
  2. Limited Parking: Parking space is often cited as insufficient, which can be inconvenient for those traveling by car.
  3. Pricey: The cost of stay and services (dining, etc.) is considered high by some, impacting the value perception.
  4. Room Availability: High demand can lead to difficulties in booking preferred room types and dates.
  5. Wi-Fi Issues: Spotty internet connection in some areas of the hotel can be problematic for guests needing reliable online access.

Amenities

Pool

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Parking included

Parking included

Gym

Gym

Free WiFi

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

Room service

Room service

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RateScore

Total 1,984 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.7

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9.2

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booking

1,614 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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expedia

370 Reviews

9.2 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location

Cleanliness

Atmosphere

Fitness

Breakfast

Pool

Room

Bathroom

Dining

Bar

Sleep

Restaurant

Family

Parking

Gym

Transit

Nature

Kitchen

Business

Nightlife

Tv

Accessibility

Couples

Air Conditioning

Wi-Fi

Location was mentioned 182 times

5% Negative87% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Laszlo Ulcz7 months ago
5/5Google icon

Great looking hotel with excellent location. Nice amenities nearby. Lot of culture to experience, especially Little India. The staff is very polite and helpful. The room is clean, has a refreshingly light design. Fitness room and roof top swimming pool are well equipped and presented. The restaurant is the icing on the cake. Whether it is breakfast or dinner, you will find something you like. It was the first time I stayed at The Prestige, but definitely not the last one!

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B W8 months ago
4/5Google icon

Rooms are quite nice. They are oddly shaped but it is understandable in a historic space. Service was fine. The breakfast was a big miss though. Not great options on the buffet and the ordered items were brought out multiple times incorrect. Staff at the breakfast observed dissatisfaction but made no attempt to address or fix. The space and location are 5 star but the staff have room for growth. The hotel is a great walking distance to food and nightlife.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 162

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Number of floors 4

WiFi Quality

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Ping, ms

Idle

12

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92

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54

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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What's nearby

Pinang Peranakan Mansion

210 m

Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal

420 m

Padang Kota Lama

560 m

Penang City Hall

630 m

KOMTAR

1.5 km

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Getting around

Penang Sentral

14 km

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Airports Nearby

Penang Intl. Airport (PEN)

14 km

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Restaurants

Sri Weld Food Court

140 m

Norm Micro Roastery

140 m

Ali Nasi Lemak

140 m

Kwang Beef Noodle

210 m

The Glasshouse

140 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

83 out of 100

Very Safe

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Nighttime safety

55 out of 100

Risky

George Town safety index

Safety

Crime

63

Overall Safety Index

Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

63 out of 100

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Women safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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39

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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100

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Property safety

Unsafe

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Likelihood of theft.

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40

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Political safety

Risky

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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46

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LGBTQ safety

Risky

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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54

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

31

Overall Crime index

Low

An average rating of the crime categories

31 out of 100

Property crime severity

Low

39

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Mugging or robbery  34/100

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Car theft  28/100

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Car break-ins  37/100

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Home break-ins  31/100

Violent crime severity

Low

28

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Physical attacks  22/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  19/100

Other crime severity

Low

27

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Insult or harassment in public  17/100

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Corruption or bribery  59/100

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Drug problem  30/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.2 - $0.6

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Coffee

$1.9 - $2.9

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Beer 0.5L

$1 - $2.5

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$1.6 - $5.8

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$0.4 - $0.6

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.2 - $0.6

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$11.7 - $29.2

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$6.8 - $17.5

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McMeal at McDonalds

$3.1 - $3.9

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$0.4 - $1.2

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Public transport, monthly pass

$9.7 - $42.4

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$0.4 - $0.4

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$4.9 - $11.7

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$19.5 - $29.2

Weather In George Town

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Precipitation In George Town

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Air Quality

Unhealthy (For Sensitive Groups)

PM2.513

PM1028

47

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Limited risk for sensitive individuals. Not recommended to do outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets

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