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Eastin Hotel at Waterfront of Queensbay, Penang Island

Eastin Hotel Penang (N5.33657 E100.30635) is located along the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Highway in  Sungai Nibong, Penang Island. The area is really convenience because the huge Queensbay Shopping Mall is just sitting next to it, and I also noticed there’s a 24 hours convenience shop behind the hotel.

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Eastin Hotel Penang in Penang, Malaysia proves that not all accommodations are created equal. While other business hotels give you just the usual offerings, we make sure we bring our service a notch higher. That’s why at our hotel, located along the waterfront of Queensbay, you get to indulge in top-caliber enjoyments, whether you’re holding corporate affairs or celebrating personal milestones. Indeed, we are the perfect example of what a business hotel should be: a place that addresses every aspect of your comfort and convenience. This is what sets us above the rest.from Eastin Hotel, Penang.

We (me and Robin) were in Penang for 2 days 1 night foods hunting trip. Once we stepped into the lobby, we were greeted by their friendly smiles from the door till the front counter. The reception area is spacious and be able to cater more peoples during the peak hour.
Our checking process was fast and simple…

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Thanks to the warm hospitality from Ms Selene Yeap – Assistant Marketing Communications Manager and her colleague. She introduced us the area surround with her professionalism and her ‘trademark smile’.

The Lounge is at the left side of the reception counter…

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They have a live band performance during the evening session…if you are visit on the Ladies night every Wednesday, the lady will get a free Margarita or Daiquiri who accompanied by a guy, beside this…the Buy 3 Free 1 House Wine is available daily from 6pm – 11pm.

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And on the right side is the restaurant – Swez Brasserie where the hotel guests having their breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Take part in their culinary adventure into a world of diverse dining with an assortment of distinctive German, Japanese, Mexican, Thai and many other exotic cuisines from around the globe.

Lunch with Vegetarian Corner (Mon- Fri), Hi-Tea with Kids Corner (Sat, Sun and Public Holiday) and Semi Buffet Dinner (Sun – Thu).

The Swez Brasserie are having a Mid-Autumn Mooncake Festival from 12th Aug – 9th Sep 2013. You can buy the delightful mooncakes in their custom designed gift box with your favorite flavors from pure lotus with double yolk to precious black.

If you are looking for place to celebrate your children birthday party,
they have a Birthday Bash Package where you can enjoy the delectable
selection of scrumptious food while having a delightful time with their
tailor-made, fun filled games.

There’s a GYM SPA beside the swimming pool for guest to relaxing themselves.

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On the level 2 3, there are total of 6 function rooms and 3 boardrooms.
As for meeting and seminars, they provided 2 packages (or more) to their clients, and the facilities are :-
*  2 multi-purpose function rooms and 3 boardrooms
*  Innovative cuisine and flexible menus for coffee breaks
*  Wi-Fi Internet Access
*  Audio-visual conferencing services available
*  Writing materials, flipchart and whiteboard
*  Flexible and mobile platform
*  LCD projector with screen
*  Customized signage
*  Pre-event publicity via Eastin websites, banners and digital signage

As for the weddings, banquets celebrations, the function room can accommodate up to 650 banquets. And they provided all the necessary included the complimentary stay and others.
For booking and enquiries, please contact their Sales and Marketing Team at +604-6121111 or email info.pg@eastin.com

We stayed in the Eastin Deluxe room – 56-square meter (total of 33 rooms), which is a suite room. Let me show you the photos below…

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The bathroom has a glass where you can see each other from the bedroom, well…there’s a curtain in between…

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The room has a magnificent view from the windows, the Pulau Jerejak is clearly appeared. The Queensbay Mall is situated at the right side from the room’s window…

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The room was spacious and it has another small bathroom beside the living hall area. We were satisfied with the room included the amenities services.

Let me show other types of rooms in Eastin Hotel Penang…

Deluxe room (Hillview Seaview with total of 234 rooms)

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Both type of the rooms above having same configuration of the bathroom.

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SOHO Duplex room (total of 12 rooms) – it has a mezzanine floor where the bedroom located.

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The Friendly Suite room (only 1 room available) also has the same configuration except one extra bed at the living area and more hand support in the bathroom, let me show you the bathroom…

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The bathroom of the Friendly Suite room…
I’m impressed where the hotel provide this room for the less effort peoples, the called OKU (Orang Kurang Upaya) in local.

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Beside the photos above, The Eastin Hotel Penang also has Club Deluxe room (hillview seaview with total of 47 rooms) and the Family Duplex Suite (only 1 room).

The Guest Room Amenities Services
*  Complimentary Wi-Fi internet access
*  LCD TV including CNN channel
*  In-room safe
*  Mini-bar
*  Coffee/tea making facilities with kettle
*  Private bathroom with shower area
*  Hair dryer and shaving mirror
*  Writing desk with speaker telephone
*  Complimentary daily local newspaper
*  Individual-controlled air-conditioning
*  IDD telephone with voicemail
*  Iron and ironing board
*  Adjustable reading lights
*  Complimentary bottled water

Executive Floor Benefits
*  Choice of either :
     –  International breakfast at the Executive Lounge (level 14th) from 7am – 10.30am
     –  Buffet breakfast at Swez Brasserie from 6am – 10.30am
*  Pre-dinner cocktails at the Executive Lounge from 5pm – 7pm.
*  Promotions on the hotel facilities :
     –  10% off at all food and beverage outlets on food and non-alcoholics drinks
     –  10% off laundry services
     –  15% off business centre facilities
     –  15% off IDD and mobile number calls
*  Complimentary beverages – fruit juice, soft drinks, coffee and tea served thoughout the day at the Executive Lounge from 10.30am – 10pm.
*  Complimentary pressing of 1 suit per stay
*  Complementary daily local newspaper
*  Complimentary incoming and outgoing faxes
*  Complimentary local calls (area code : 04, except mobile phone numbers)
*  Complimentary Wi-Fi Internet access
*  Complimentary mini-bar

After a short while rest in the afternoon, we join their Ramadan buffet dinner in the evening at Swez Brasserie.

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The buffet dinner was Full of varieties! The Chef introduced us their Nice beef bones – Gear Box.

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After looking at so many foods around, I chose mine…

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The buffet dinner was nice and satisfied. We were overloaded again! 🙂

The staffs here were really friendly and we felt comfort with their smile, it was a Nice stayed with the Eastin Hotel Penang, I will dropby again if I’m happen to be around at that area.

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Wonderful Malaysia

Top 10 daytrips around Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is vast – there is just so much to see, do and explore. Take a day trip around the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur to see a unique mesh of historical heritage sites and modern architectural structures and to discover the various enchanting cultures in Malaysia.

Petronas Twin Towers

petronas twin towers by night

Standing at 452 m tall, the Petronas Twin Towers are among the tallest buildings in the world. The twin towers can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. The most prestigious shopping centre in the country, Suria KLCC, is located at the foot of the towers. More about the Petronas Twin Towers

Menara KL Tower

view from lot10 roof top

The KL Tower also holds a record of its own, ranking as the 4th tallest telecommunications towers in the world at 421 m tall. Dine in the clouds while enjoying a magnificent view of the entire city at the revolving restaurant located at Level Two of the Tower Head.

Lake Gardens FRIM

fun at frim canopy walk

The jungle is not all concrete in Kuala Lumpur; there is a peaceful haven of 91.6 hectares of parks and gardens for a relaxing day among nature. The KL Lake Gardens incorporate the National Monument, Carcosa Seri Negara, a deer park, a butterfly park, a bird park, an orchid garden, a hibiscus garden and the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) which is a forest reserve and research institute (has an amazing canopy walkway). More about the Lake Gardens and FRIM

Batu Caves

thaipusam crowds at the batu caves

13 km north of Kuala Lumpur stands Batu Caves, a massive limestone outcrop home to Hindu deities. Consisting of three main caves and a number of smaller ones, the magnificent sacred place for Hindus in Malaysia is situated atop 272 steps of stairs along which visitors can see and feed a lot of long-tailed macaque monkeys. More about the Batu Caves

Putrajaya

putrajaya square

A visit to Putrajaya must not be missed. It is the new capital city and administrative centre of the Malaysian government, located 25 km south of Kuala Lumpur. The model garden city features a beautiful blend of modern and cultural architectural structures of buildings and bridges, lush greenery and carefully cultivated botanical gardens.

Istana Negara

istana negara kings palace kuala lumpur

The majestic King’s Palace or Istana Negara is the residence for the Yang diPertuan Agong, the King of Malaysia. The area is fenced up with two guard posts at the front of the gate where members of the Royal Calvary stand guard. Witness the changing of guard ceremony, similar to that of Buckingham Palace in London. Although the palace is not opened to the public, visitors can capture memorable photographs of their visit to the Istana at the front entrance.

Dataran Merdeka

merdeka square kuala lumpur

Situated at the heart of the city is the Independence Square or Dataran Merdeka where the Malayan flag was hoisted for the first time in the country’s history on August 31, 1957, signifying the independence of the country from British rule. As a remembrance of this event, a 100 m high flagpole, which is the world’s tallest, was erected at the very same spot. Every year on the anniversary of the Independence Day, a parade is held here where march pasts of various uniformed bodies take place in their full regalia.

National Mosque

national mosque kuala lumpur 2

The National Mosque, which is reputed to be one of the most beautiful mosques in Southeast Asia, stands opposite the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station. This uniquely designed mosque embodies a contemporary expression of traditional Islamic art, calligraphy and ornamentation. Its most striking features are the umbrella-shaped dome, with 18 points representing the 13 states of Malaysia and the five pillars of Islam, and a sleek minaret which stands 73 m tall.

Central Market

central market kuala lumpur

Central Market, also known as Pasar Seni, is a well-renowned heritage site which serves as the Centre for Malaysian Culture, Arts and Handicrafts. It houses numerous stalls that retail traditional goods and an Annex Gallery where local contemporary arts are exhibited. Colorful Malaysian traditional cultural and arts events as well as cultural performances also take place at the Central Market’s outdoor stage on weekends. More about the Central Market

Petaling Street

petaling street market chinatown kuala lumpur

Last but not least is another popular tourist attraction, Petaling Street, which is located just a few minutes away from Central Market. Petaling Street is Kuala Lumpur’s very own Chinatown. With its distinctly oriental atmosphere, Chinatown is the central place for great bargains, scrumptious food and the soaking up of all things Oriental in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

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