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- Air-conditioned rooms with 24-hour room service, LCD TVs and DVD players
- Free WiFi
- Free self-parking
- Options for a bite to eat or a refreshing drink include 3 restaurants, a coffee shop, a beach bar and a poolside bar
- Buffet breakfast served daily for a fee
- Splash around at the free water park with a waterslide or swim in the outdoor pool
- Services include babysitting, a free kids' club and dry cleaning/laundry
- On-site recreation includes a golf course, 2 outdoor tennis courts and a health club
- Guests speak favourably about the proximity to shopping and the local sightseeing
- Steps from Ferringgi Beach and 6 minutes by car from Penang Butterfly Farm
- Free local-area and shopping centre shuttle service
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang ratings based on 11 verified reviews
Guest reviews for Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang
4 Jan 2019 by GSH
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for choosing Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La. It is most delightful to know that your stay with us was happy and comfortable and we were able to meet all your expectations. In addition, we are glad to hear that you were satisfied with our team's performance. From the first day we all trained to provide an authentic and personal service to our guests. We are happy to learn that you were impressed with our service and enjoyed your stay with us. It was indeed a pleasure to have been of service to you. Best regards, Suleiman TAR Director of Communications
Nice hotel on beach
17 Feb 2017 by GSH
Dear Jeff & Minh, Thank you taking the time to provide us with a gift of feedback. I profusely and sincerely apologize for the areas which we did not meet your expectations. We are in the process of upgrading the rooms and we hope that you would accord us another opportunity to prove our services to you again in the near future. Best regards, Suleiman Tunku Abdul Rahman Director of Communications
Best beach side location out of all the hotels.
4 Nov 2016 by GSH
Dear Noel, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent stay at Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La. We are delighted to read your "Best beach side location out of all the hotels" review, we much appreciated. It was indeed a pleasure to have been of service to you and we look forward to welcoming you back to the resort in the near future. Best regards Suleiman Tunku Abdul Rahman Director of Communications
Room gloomy was sold as hill view but it wa really car park view
great hotel - fantastic staff - excellent food - wonderful for kids
Strandhotel in guter Lage
5 Sterne mit Einschränkungen
About the Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, PenangLocation Batu Feringgi Beach, George Town, Penang 11100
As a guest of Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang, you'll find a golf course, a complimentary water park, and 2 the outdoor swimming pools. There are 3 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/cafΘ and a nearby snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 bars/lounges, A beach bar, and A poolside bar. A computer station is on site, and both WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. An outdoor pool, a kid's pool, and a health club are also featured at the family-friendly Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang. You'll have access to the outdoor pool and health club at a partner property. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star George Town resort.
- 387 guestrooms or units
- 7 levels
- 3 dining venues
- 3 bars or lounges
- Built in 1980
- Bar on the beach
- Bar by the pool
- Coffee shop
- Kid's club (free)
- Supervised kid's activities (free)
- Childcare (surcharge)
- Poolside lounge chairs
- Umbrellas for the pool
- Conference centre
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Dry cleaning
- Self-service laundry
- Front desk (24 hours)
- Staff members are multilingual
- Storage area for luggage
- Front desk safe
- Car service
- Tour and ticket information
- Wedding services available
- Games room or arcade
- Corner/local shop
- Gift shop
- Beauty salon
- Computer for guest use
- Newspapers in lobby (free)
- Television in lobby
- On-site shopping
- Smoking in designated areas
Family Friendly Amenities
- Family property
- Free water park access
- Number of outdoor pools -2
- Outdoor pool
- Children's pool
- Supervised childcare/activities (free)
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor tennis courts -2
- Children's club (free)
- Free area shuttle
- Grocery/convenience store
- Snack bar/deli
- Laundry facilities
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Arcade/game room
- Playground on site
- Miniature golf on site
- Free cots/infant beds
- DVD player
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet
Free self parking , Free parking nearby
- Airport: Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) (30.6 km / 19 mi)
- Property shuttles: Free area shuttle and shopping centre shuttle
- Parking: Free self parking
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, a complimentary bathrobe, complimentary slippers and a bidet. Guests can surf the web using 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.
- In-room dining (24 hours)
- LCD television
- Cable channels
- Premium channels
- DVD player
- Coffee maker
- Hypo-allergenic bedding
- Pillow options
- Cribs (free)
- Rollaway beds (surcharge)
- Housekeeping (daily)
- Nightly turndown service
- Childcare in room (surcharge)
- Toiletries (free)
- Iron and ironing board
- Blackout drapes
- Exterior corridor access
- Climate control
- Ensuite bathroom
Food & Drink
For a fee, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast daily from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang has 3 restaurants on site.
Late-night fare is available from 24-hour room service.
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 an outdoor pool. In addition to a kid'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.
- Ecotours on site
- Playground on site
- Miniature golf on site
- Golf lessons on site
- Boat tours nearby
- Tennis lessons on site
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Beach volleyball on site
- Massages on beach
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
- Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
- Minimum check-in age is 18
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.
- Check-out by noon
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 cribs (infant beds)!
- No pets allowed
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.
Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.
A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.
Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.
- One child stays free
- Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
- Debit cards not accepted
Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
- A tax is imposed by the city and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
- A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 3 per accommodation, per night
We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.
The fees and deposits listed below will be charged 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
This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.
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You should know
- Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
- Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.