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Dreaming For The Best Time With Family in Penang? Trust These Selected Hotels!

Judged as one of the “10 Island to Explore Before You Die” by Yahoo! Travels, Penang indeed a great place for everyone. Even the family can perfectly enjoy their quality time in this island. There are great beaches to have fun in, a line of majestic historical heritages to discover, natural scenes to cherish, multicultural society to befriend, also tasty culinary to enjoy.

Now, you don’t need to hesitate to visit Penang for pampering your family. If you are dreaming about the best family time on this island, you can trust to these top 3 Penang hotels that rank as the best Family Friendly hotel by TripAdvisor.

Seven Terraces

Stewart Lane, George Town
Rated “excellent” by most travelers on TripAdvisor, Seven Terrace is the 5-star Penang hotel that radiates the majestic charm of Anglo-Chinese culture. Bring your family here to immerse amidst the artistic nuance of Georgetown Penang, even when you stay inside the room.

Family Suites are available in antique Peranakan setting, suitable for a family of 5 persons. The Family Suites is designed as a duplex with spacious lounge and sleeping area. We can say staying in this room is like living inside the antique gallery.

Take your family to sample the authentic Peranakan cuisines at the Kebaya Restaurant that made using the perfect combination of the cooking methods of Asian and French. There is a public lounge contains swimming pool and garden as a perfect place to relax with family.

You can bring your family wandering the surrounding areas that filled with historical and artistic spots, also the local street eateries. Obviously, Seven Terraces is the perfect place to take your family getting close to the local culture of Penang.

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa Penang

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Set amidst the greenery with century-old rain trees, this 5-star hotel catering family retreat to the higher level. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa ensure your family can enjoy the tropical holiday at this beachside hotel.

Choose the Family Room with the Seaview for the best moment with your beloved. The family room is designed in contemporary style, featuring 5-star amenities and attached private balcony. You can ask the staff to prepare the in-room dining kid’s menu while spending time in this hotel.

The pristine swimming pool at the Garden Wing area is the one that suitable for the entire family. It’s nice with natural setting amidst the greenery and big stones.

Your kids surely will love this hotel since it has the Adventure Zone as the indoor family entertainment center that comes up with slides, snack counter, etc. The Cool Zone Kids Club also available on the Mezzanine level of the Adventure Zone. It is particularly provided for younger children under 12 years old that so enticing with fun activities, including arts and crafts class

Hard Rock Hotel Penang

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On every side of the world, Hard Rock Hotel is always hailed impeccable for the family retreat. This international hotel is now open in Penang as the 4-star hotel that stranded along the famous beaches of Batu Ferringhi.

The entire rooms are designed in contemporary theme, full with hypes and vibrant element just like the rooms of a Rockstar. Bring your family to feel the treatment like a superstar, start by selecting the Roxity Kids Suites that complemented with awesome amenities, including the Playstation 3! You can choose the suites with the courtyard so the kids can play outdoors without need to leave the room.

From 6 food and beverage outlets, The Starz Diner and Pizzeria are the perfect choice for family dining. Both the restaurant serves kid’s menu.

Speaking of good fun, Hard Rock Hotel Penang understands your family need by offering outstanding family-friendly facilities. Some facilities to enjoy are ultimate foam party, Roxity kids’ club, Tabu Teens Club, hair salon, Rock shop, and the magnificent swimming pool of this rock and roll Penang hotel.

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Enjoy Buffet in Penang at Top-Class Restaurants & Resorts

Penang is not only an ideal place for spending great vacations, but it is a perfect place for delicious food lovers. An amazing experience for all those who seek to explore adventure and natural beauty, along with some hearty food to satisfy their hunger and taste buds. However, Penang is unofficially renowned as the food capital of Malaysia and for foodies, trying out Penang buffet is one of the best things to do in Penang.

In the past few years, Penang has gained great popularity not only for being a perfect tourist spot, but also for offering the best variety of foods. Therefore, you shall not only find a large number of restaurants here, but you shall be overwhelmed to see the broad range of buffet in Penang, offered at different cafes and restaurants.

Best Buffet in Penang to Enjoy

There was a time when people used to prefer eating Penang street food (and yet they still do), just because there were not many restaurants in Penang. Today, there are a number of restaurants and cafes in Penang, that not only offer good food, but also offer a great ambiance with an impressive interior and décor.

However, buffet options are comparatively very few here and many restaurants seasonal buffet either for lunch or dinner. For your convenience, we have conducted a thorough research and listed the restaurants and café, offering the best buffet in Penang. Read on to know about them:

Tamarind Brasserie at Park Royal Penang Resort

Tamarind Brasserie is a well-known restaurant, serving great deal of scrumptiously blended Asian and International delicacies at the Park Royal Hotel Resort in Penang. Following the alfresco concept, this restaurant offers you the opportunity to enjoy your meal with breathtaking views of its lush green gardens and sea. Tamarind Brasserie has earned a great reputation for its superb options of buffet in Penang. Its Signature Dishes are Famous Penang Char Koay Teow, Hainanese Chicken Rice, Ice Kacang, Australian Lamb Rack and Steak.

Seafood and Lobster buffet dinner is all set on every Saturday night at Tamarind Brasserie. You shall be served freshest seafood, which will be prepared to live in front of you with exotic flavors, accompanied by a variety of salads, appetizers and delectable desserts. You can come here and enjoy your favorite seafood on Saturdays from 6:30pm to 10:30pm.

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Every Sunday Tamarind Brasserie offers you Gourmet buffet lunch. You will for sure have a great time with your family or friends, while having hearty local and international delicacies, prepared live on the stations. You can join in there for one of the yummy buffet in Penang between 12:00pm to 2:30pm. The buffet per head adult charges are MYR128.

Address: PARKROYAL Penang Resort, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang 11100, Malaysia
Phone: +60 4 881 1133

Uncle Zack by the Beach at Park Royal Penang Resort

Enjoy Sunset Barbeque buffet dinner with an exotic sunset view, range of meats and lobster from the beach side at the Uncle Zack by the Beach. You can come here and enjoy evening meals or dinner between 6:30pm to 10:30pm on every Friday. Its Signature Dishes are Fresh Seafood and Char-grilled Steaks, which you can dine in along the beautiful view of the beach and sunset. Also, the buffet includes a wide variety of local and Western cuisines in Penang, like Australian Harvey beef, lamb rack lobster, cod fish in Teriyaki sauce and Udon noodles. This buffet in Penang per head charges is MYR148.

From Sundays to Thursday you can come here to enjoy grilled seafood and meat buffet from 6:30pm to 10:00pm. Enjoy countless servings of your favorite cuisines like lamb chop, scallop, prawn, mussels, steak, chicken and squid. You can also enjoy a number of soups, hot dishes and desserts. Per head charges of this buffet is MYR88 for adult.

Address: PARKROYAL Penang Resort, Batu Ferringhi Beach, Penang 11100, Malaysia
Phone: +60 4 881 1133

The Spice Market Café

The enchanting buffet-style restaurant The Spice Market Café is one of the most-visited places in Penang to enjoy a scrumptious buffet. It is found at the Shangri La’s Rasa Sayang Resort Spa, serving great taste with a rustic and intricate décor. Here you will have the chance to enjoy the flavors of the world like Thai, Chinese, Baba Nyonya, Indian and Western dishes. However, their specialty is fresh seafood.

Along with the scrumptious food, you can enjoy great live musical performances. Moreover, you can opt to dine in indoor or outdoor at the timber decks from where you can have a beautiful view of the Batu Ferringhi beach. The price of buffet here starts from RM128.

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Address: Batu Ferringhi Main Road, Kampung Tanjung Huma, 11100 Batu Feringgi, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Phone: +60 4-888 8888

Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant

The best buffet in Penang is served at the Three Sixty Revolving Restaurant, which is featuring selected Nyonya and local cuisines. You can come here for a buffet dinner between 6:30pm to 10:30pm and the restaurant revolves between 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the speed of 360 degrees per hour.


The main course includes 6 Spice Marinated BBQ Chicken, Lamb Kurma, Beef Rendang, Chicken Mushroom Pie, Otak Otak, Fried Chicken Enchee Kabin, Nyonya Chicken Curry With Potato, Roti Jala, Tomato Rice, Nasi Lemak, Ikan Masak Lemak, Mee Goreng Mamak and Buttered Vegetables. Also, a huge variety of appetizers and delectable desserts are served in the buffet. The per head charges of the buffet are RM83+GST/PAX.

Address: 25-A Lebuh Farquhar 10200 George Town, Penang
Phone: +60 4-261 3540

The Eatery

The Eatery is one of the best places to have a buffet in Penang. It is located within the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel, serving scrumptious local and international food. The ambiance is casual and lively, especially designed to offer visitors a unique dining experience. You can either opt to dine in indoor or outdoor with the exotic beachfront and enjoy its highly preferred signature dishes like Salmon Assam Laksa.

Every Saturday, The Eatery sets out BBQ Buffet from 7:00PM – 10:30PM, serving countless barbeque meals with exotic flavors. The charges per head are MYR84.00 per adult and MYR42.00 per child (4 – 11 years old). You can come here on every Sunday from 12:00PM – 3:00PM, to enjoy its hearty Brunch Buffet, which includes local and international dishes, seafood, roasted dishes, hot and sweet savories, ice creams and a lot of delectable desserts. The per head charges are MYR54.00 per adult and MYR27.00 per child (4 – 11 years old)

Address: 505 Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Tanjung Bungah, Penang, 11200, Malaysia
Phone: +60 4-3718888

So, either you are on your vacation or a local searching for some good places offering buffet in Penang, then the above list of the top class restaurants and cafés will be a perfect choice. To recommend a restaurant offering buffet in Penang, please add comments below.

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