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Golden Sands Resort
Top Resort Hotel

Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Feringgi 11100, Malaysia
+60 4886 1911

$130+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
based on 4,784 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 8.9
  • 8.3
  • 6.0

Good to know

  • Nice building
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Pleasant hotel grounds

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    About

    Location.

    Located on Batu Feringgi beach, this Penang resort is within 5 km (3 mi) of the Butterfly Farm. The colonial city of Georgetown is a 20-minute ride away. The resort is a 45-minute taxi drive from Penang International Airport.

    Hotel Features.

    Guests can take the resort's complimentary shuttle to Georgetown, the oldest colonial city in the country and a UNESCO World Heritage site, while free parking is available on site. Recreational activities at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La include a water sports center, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a children's pool, a golf course, 3 tennis courts, a fitness facility, and the Adventure Zone Family Entertainment Center, for children and adults, which contains drop slides, play equipment, a game zone, and a complimentary Kid's Club, while babysitting is also available. The property also offers workout, cooking, and craft classes for adults. Event facilities at the Golden Sands Resort can accommodate business meetings, conferences, conventions, banquets, and weddings. Located on the beach, Sigi's bar and Grill On The Beach is a family-style restaurant with an open BBQ Grill kitchen. The Garden Cafe is an open-air all-day dining venue serving a complimentary breakfast buffet daily as well as international lunch and dinner menus. Two bars offer refreshing beverages and light snacks.

    Guestrooms.

    The 387 guestrooms at the Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La have free WiFi. LCD TVs feature cable channels. Tea, coffee and bottled drinking water are complimentary. Guestrooms include desks, in-room safes, refrigerators and direct-dial phones. Bathrooms have second telephones, hairdryers, bathrobes, and combination shower/tubs. Complimentary cribs/infant beds are available.

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    Amenities

    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Gift shop
    • Room service
    • Game room
    • Outdoor pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beauty salon
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Free parking
    • Playground
    • Storage available
    • Non-smoking rooms available
    • Beachfront
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Childrens programmes
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Spa
    • Child pool
    • Coffee shop
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Designated smoking area
    • Wedding services
    • Outdoor tennis
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 4,754 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.8 "98% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      8.0 "80% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.9 "Pool is good."
    • 8.3 "Beach is lovely."
      8.7 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 87%."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      7.4 "74% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.0 "90% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.1 "91% loved the facilities for kids."
      7.9 "79% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      10.0 "100% loved the outdoor sports facilities."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.6 "Excellent childcare, thought 96%."
      7.6 "76% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      7.8 "78% said the recreation staff was great."
      10.0 "100% were impressed by the laundry service."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      6.9 "Only 69% said rooms were big enough."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Only 69% said rooms were big enough."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
      5.7 "Only 57% thought the shower was ok."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 1,521 reviews
    • 9.1 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      8.0 "80% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.2 "Beach is lovely."
      8.7 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 87%."
    • 7.8 "Good amenities."
      7.2 "72% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.2 "92% found the grounds to be nice."
      8.0 "80% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.2 "92% loved the facilities for kids."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      8.5 "85% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the shuttle service."
    • 5.9 "Average comfort."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
      5.8 "Only 58% thought the shower was ok."
    • 5.2 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 3,042 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      7.7 "77% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.5 "Pool is good."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      7.4 "74% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.0 "90% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.0 "90% loved the facilities for kids."
      7.7 "77% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.6 "Good service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.4 "94% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.5 "Excellent childcare, thought 95%."
      7.2 "72% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      7.5 "75% said the recreation staff was great."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
      9.2 "92% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 5.6 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
      6.8 "Only 68% found the balcony ok."
      5.5 "Only 55% thought the shower was ok."
    • 5.4 "Internet is average."
    • 3.8 "Not very clean."
      3.9 "61% said rooms were dirty."
      0.5 "95% said the bathroom was dirty."
      4.6 "54% thought it was rather dirty."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 47 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.5 "Good service."
    • 5.8 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 142 reviews
    • 9.0 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.3 "93% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.2 "Beach is lovely."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
      7.6 "76% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      6.0 "Beds were acceptable for 60%."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      6.0 "Beds were acceptable for 60%."
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    Hotel type
    Resort Hotel
    Guests say this is a wonderful resort hotel.
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Good to know
    "Nice building"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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