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4.1 / 5Very Good
1,343 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Air Conditioning

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Ferringgi Beach
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Batu Feringghi Night Market
    7 min walk
  • Popular Location
    ESCAPE Adventureplay
    6 min drive
  • Airport
    Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.)
    28 min drive

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03 7724 9556
  • Executive Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Superior Room, 1 King Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Executive Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Superior Room, 2 Single Beds

    Room Amenities

    • Hill view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
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  • Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Sea View

    Room Amenities

    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Twin Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 2 Single Beds
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About this area

George Town

Located in George Town, Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang is in the suburbs and on the beach. KOMTAR and Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Batu Feringghi Night Market and Gurney Drive. Travelling with kids? Consider ESCAPE Adventureplay, or check out an event or a game at Penang International Sports Arena.

Visit our George Town travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Ferringgi Beach - 2 min walk
  • Batu Feringghi Night Market - 7 min walk
  • ESCAPE Adventureplay - 6 min drive
  • Penang National Park - 9 min drive
  • Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 50 min drive

About this property

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang

Upscale resort on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
Spend the day relaxing at the beach or practising your swing at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang's golf course. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. All 387 rooms feature thoughtful touches such as pillow menus and bathrobes, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LCD TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, DVD players and minibars.
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang offers 387 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features DVD players and minibars. A pillow menu is available. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower, bathrobes, slippers and bidets.
This George Town resort provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.
Guests can play rounds at the 9-hole golf course and enjoy the facilities at the water park with waterslides. 2 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts, a health club and a spa tub.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free nearby parking
Free local area shuttle
Free shopping centre shuttle
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 9:00 AM–1:00 PM: MYR 64 for adults and MYR 32 for children
3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
3 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar and 1 poolside bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

9 holes of golf
2 outdoor pools
2 outdoor tennis courts
Beach volleyball
Children's pool
Ecotours
Fitness centre
Free water park access
Mini golf
Shopping
Hot tub
Tennis

Family friendly

2 outdoor pools
Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
Children's pool
Dry-cleaning service
DVD player
Free local area shuttle
Free children's club
Free cots/infant beds
Free supervised childcare/activities
Free water park access
Corner/local shop
In-room childcare (surcharge)
Laundry facilities
Mini golf
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
Snack bar/deli
Waterslide

Conveniences

Ballroom
Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
Corner/local shop
Library

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Golf lessons
Hair salon
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Porter
Tennis lessons
Tour/ticket assistance
Turndown service
Wedding services

Languages spoken

Chinese
English
Indonesian
Japanese
Malay

Business services

Business centre
Computer station
Meeting rooms
Conference centre

Outdoors

Beachfront location
Garden
Pool sunloungers
Pool umbrellas

Spa

Massage - on the beach

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

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Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Climate control (air conditioning)
Blackout drapes/curtains
Free cots/infant beds
Hypo-allergenic bedding
Pillow menu
Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

Bathrobes
Bidet
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Shower

Entertainment

TV channels
DVD player
LCD TV
premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Minibar

More

Access via exterior corridors
Desk
Iron/ironing board
Phone
Safe
Slippers
Turndown service

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests who book breakfast-inclusive rate plans will receive breakfast for 2 adults and up to 2 children age 5 and younger. Additional children under age 5 and children 6-11 years old will receive 50% off the adult buffet breakfast price.

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 150 per night.
  • Free cots (infant beds)!

Payment types at the property

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 3 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: MYR 64 for adults and MYR 32 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 150 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Property is also known as

  • Golden Sands Resort Shangri-La Penang George Town
  • Golden Sands Resort Shangri-La
  • Golden Sands Shangri-La Penang George Town
  • Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang Resort
  • Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang George Town
  • Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang Resort George Town
4.1

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4.0
Cleanliness
4.2
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Inmaculate condition, very professional and active service. The location is great and provides a variety of places to eat and sight seeing.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Nice resort surrounded by restaurants and other attractions. Excellent pool area and other water sport facilities. Clean and spacious room with a good sea view. Comfortable bed.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

3/5

  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

3/5

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Overall nice hotel. Superior room was small and the bathroom narrow. Renovations are being carried out and it can get a little loud.

Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

1/5

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    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

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