A historical waterfront hotel within walking distance of George Town's many highlights

Built more than a century ago, the Eastern & Oriental showcases the best of the British colonial influence in Penang. Founded by the same brothers who established The Raffles in Singapore and The Strand in what is now Yangon, Myanmar, the E&O is a luxurious retreat in Penang.

The Heritage Wing is home to 100 suites, each assigned a designated butler available 24 hours a day. Guest suites offer classic luxury featuring hard wood floors, rich rugs, and an understated color palette. All suites have separate living areas and bed rooms. Guests staying in this wing may enjoy a daily fruit platter, access to a swimming pool facing the Malacca Straits, and complimentary yoga sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Deluxe Suites face the sea while the larger George Town Suites have city or courtyard views. Sea view Premier Suites have either a balcony or garden terrace. More spacious Straits and Writers Suites include guest washrooms and larger sitting areas. The one-bedroom Pinang Suite faces the Straits and includes a large lounge, guest restroom, dining room, kitchenette, and private sea-facing balconies. The incredibly large one-bedroom E&O Suite has a private study, lounge, walk-in dressing area, a formal lounge, butler's kitchenette, and dining area large enough to seat 22 people. It can be connected to two adjacent suites to create a 3-bedroom suite.

Suites in the Victory Annexe have a modern-classic design offering a relaxing and luxurious place to relax. All have private balconies. Studio Suites are a more classic hotel room layout with luxurious marble bathrooms. Corner Suites offer a separate living area and guest washroom. Non-alcoholic drinks in the mini-bar are complimentary and guests have access to an infinity pool facing the sea.

The E&O is home to a variety of dining options. Traditional afternoon tea and dinner are available at 1885 which serves updates of classic dishes in a colonial setting. Coffee shop Sarkies Corner a selection of local and international options. Drinks can be enjoyed at Farquhar's in the Heritage Wing and the Poolside Terrace in the Victory Annexe. The Poolside Terrace also serves a variety of light fare throughout the day. Planters Lounge in the Victory Annexe serves coffee and tea throughout the day and cocktails in the evening. Sarkies offers buffet meals for limited hours each day with an array of local and international selections.

The E&O is located in George Town, approximately 40 minutes drive from Penang International Airport. It is within walking distance of Fort Cornwallis, Harmony Street, Little India, and many of George Town's many highlights.

228 Bedrooms, Sleeps 456
£180 - £280 per night

Swimming pool
Fitness centre
Yoga classes
Shuttle service to Feringghi Beach and Straits Quay