Overview

Golden Sands Resort
Top Resort Hotel

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

$120+

Overall guest ratings

8.3/10 Excellent
based on 4,870 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.1
  • 9.0
  • 8.4
  • 5.5

Good to know

  • 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. 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
    • Laundry service
    • Indoor pool
    • Coffee shop
    • Airport shuttle
    • Steam room
    • Washer/dryer available in-room
    • Child-friendly
    • Laundry facilities
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Spa
    • Child pool
    • Free Internet
    • Pets not allowed
    • Designated smoking area
    • Wedding services
    • Outdoor tennis
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    Guest reviews

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    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 4,870 reviews
    • 9.1 "Excellent pool."
      7.9 "Clean pool, said 79%."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      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."
      7.6 "76% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      7.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 72%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.4 "Beach is lovely."
      8.9 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 89%."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% said the recreation staff was great."
      9.8 "98% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.2 "Excellent childcare, thought 92%."
      7.4 "Management was excellent, said 74%."
      8.2 "82% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      7.2 "Lovely pool/beach service, according to 72%."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
      9.1 "91% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.9 "Internet is poor."
      4.4 "56% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 1,558 reviews
    • 9.3 "Excellent pool."
      7.8 "Clean pool, said 78%."
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.6 "76% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.1 "Beach is lovely."
      8.9 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 89%."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.8 "98% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.0 "90% said the recreation staff was great."
      7.3 "Management was excellent, said 73%."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 3,116 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.6 "76% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      7.3 "Easily accessible by car, said 73%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.8 "Pool is good."
      7.5 "Clean pool, said 75%."
    • 8.1 "Beach is lovely."
      9.0 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 90%."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.9 "89% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% thought the service was very professional."
      8.9 "89% said the recreation staff was great."
      9.6 "96% were happy with the shuttle service."
      8.1 "81% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      9.0 "Excellent childcare, thought 90%."
      7.3 "Management was excellent, said 73%."
    • 7.7 "Good amenities."
      9.2 "92% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.0 "90% loved the facilities for kids."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
      4.4 "56% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      0.9 "91% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    based on 48 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.1 "Vibe was decent."

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 146 reviews
    • 9.1 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.6 "Beach is lovely."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.8 "Good amenities."
      7.3 "73% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.2 "Vibe wasn't good."
      0.9 "91% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Guests say this is a wonderful resort hotel.
    Family Hotel
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
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    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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