Eastern & Oriental Hotel


FREEDOM rating: ★★★★★

This wonderful old hotel lies in the heart of Georgetown and was first opened by the Sarkies brothers in 1885. Lovingly restored and expanded by the current owners, the hotel epitomises the grandeur and elegance of days gone by.

  • Elegant Georgetown hotel
  • British Colonia décor
  • Ideal location
  • Short walk to cafes & bars
  • Spacious rooms

About Your Hotel

A stay here gives you the chance to explore Penang’s historic capital with its many fine old buildings rubbing shoulders with modern neighbours. Many famous guests have stayed here including Noel Coward and Rudyard Kipling. Although it is not on the beach it is set right beside the sea and from the pool and sundeck you can hear the waves washing the shore.




The spacious suites are located in the Victory Annexe and decorated in period style. There is air conditioning, television, minibar, free WiFi and a balcony with sea views.


There is a restaurant and bar, coffee shop, gym and swimming pool.

Room Type Occupancy Meals
Studio Suite - Victoria Annexe

Includes Breakfast

FREEDOM rates this hotel ★★★★★

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Local Attractions

  • Visit Georgetown
  • Penang Hill
  • Kek Lok Si Temple
  • Fort Cornwallis
  • Culinary Adventures
  • Penang National Park
  • Batu Ferringhi

For advice or to start planning your holiday

talk to an Asia Expert on 0333 234 3112