Overview

Golden Sands Resort
Top Resort Hotel

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

RM 387+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 4,857 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 9.0
  • 8.3
  • 5.5

Good to know

  • Spacious rooms
  • 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
    • Child-friendly
    • 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 4,857 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.8 "78% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      7.2 "Easily accessible by car, said 72%."
    • 9.0 "Excellent pool."
      8.0 "Clean pool, said 80%."
    • 8.3 "Bar is amazing."
      10.0 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%."
    • 8.3 "Beach is lovely."
      8.8 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 88%."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% said the recreation staff was great."
      9.7 "97% were happy with the shuttle service."
      9.3 "Excellent childcare, thought 93%."
      7.5 "75% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      7.4 "Management was excellent, said 74%."
      7.2 "Lovely pool/beach service, according to 72%."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
      5.4 "Only 54% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought the shower was 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 1,554 reviews
    • 9.3 "Excellent pool."
      7.9 "Clean pool, said 79%."
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.9 "79% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 7.9 "Good beach."
      8.8 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 88%."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.7 "Good amenities."
      9.2 "92% found the grounds to be nice."
      7.5 "75% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were big enough."
      5.4 "Only 54% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were big enough."
      5.4 "Only 54% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 3,157 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."
      7.8 "78% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      7.3 "Easily accessible by car, said 73%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.7 "Pool is good."
      7.6 "Clean pool, said 76%."
    • 8.0 "Beach is lovely."
      8.8 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 88%."
    • 7.8 "Good amenities."
      7.0 "70% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.2 "92% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.1 "91% loved the facilities for kids."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% said the recreation staff was great."
      9.6 "96% were happy with the shuttle service."
      7.4 "74% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      9.1 "Excellent childcare, thought 91%."
      7.3 "Management was excellent, said 73%."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Beds were acceptable for 64%."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
      5.1 "Only 51% thought the shower was ok."
      5.4 "Only 54% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
      6.4 "Beds were acceptable for 64%."
      6.6 "Only 66% said rooms were big enough."
      5.4 "Only 54% thought the air conditioning was adequate."
    • 5.0 "Internet is average."
      4.4 "56% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 4.2 "Vibe wasn't good."
      0.9 "91% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 145 reviews
    • 9.1 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.5 "Beach is lovely."
    • 7.9 "Good amenities."
      7.2 "72% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
    • 3.9 "Vibe wasn't good."
      0.9 "91% criticized the unstylish hotel."
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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
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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