Overview

Golden Sands Resort
Top Resort Hotel

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

$96+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 4,784 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.0
  • 8.9
  • 8.1
  • 6.1

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Nice building
  • 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 center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Business center
    • 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 programs
    • 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 4,784 reviews
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.9 "99% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      7.7 "77% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.9 "Pool is good."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
      7.3 "73% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.2 "92% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.2 "92% loved the facilities for kids."
      7.6 "76% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      8.6 "86% loved the terrace."
    • 8.1 "Beach is lovely."
      9.3 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 93%."
    • 7.9 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% thought the service was very professional."
      9.2 "92% said the recreation staff was great."
      9.7 "97% were happy with the shuttle service."
      8.7 "Excellent childcare, thought 87%."
      7.4 "74% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      10.0 "100% were impressed by the laundry service."
    • 6.1 "Internet is average."
      5.3 "53% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.9 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were big enough."
      5.2 "Only 52% thought the shower was ok."
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    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 1,483 reviews
    • 9.0 "Excellent pool."
      7.0 "Clean pool, said 70%."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "95% 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."
    • 8.0 "Amenities are good."
      7.3 "73% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.2 "92% found the grounds to be nice."
      8.0 "80% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.3 "93% loved the facilities for kids."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.7 "Good beach."
      9.2 "Beach sports facilities are great, according to 92%."
    • 6.1 "Internet is average."
      5.2 "52% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were big enough."
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    Overall Rating

    8.3 Excellent
    Based on 3,061 reviews
    • 8.9 "Location is great."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      7.4 "74% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.7 "Pool is good."
    • 8.0 "Amenities are good."
      7.2 "72% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.2 "92% found the grounds to be nice."
      9.3 "93% loved the facilities for kids."
      7.2 "72% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% said the recreation staff was great."
      9.6 "96% were happy with the shuttle service."
      8.4 "Excellent childcare, thought 84%."
      7.2 "72% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
      9.0 "90% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 6.0 "Internet is average."
      5.2 "52% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.6 "Average comfort."
      6.4 "Beds were acceptable for 64%."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.4 "Beds were acceptable for 64%."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were big enough."
      5.0 "Only 50% thought the shower was ok."
    • 3.7 "Not very clean."
      3.5 "65% said rooms were dirty."
      0.5 "95% said the bathroom was dirty."
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    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 47 reviews
    • 9.1 "Terrific location."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.7 "Good service."
    • 5.5 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.3 "Vibe was decent."

    Overall Rating

    8.1 Excellent
    Based on 191 reviews
    • 9.0 "Excellent pool."
    • 8.8 "Location is great."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
    • 8.4 "Beach is lovely."
    • 8.1 "Amenities are good."
      7.7 "77% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.7 "Average comfort."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.2 "Beds were acceptable for 62%."
    • 4.2 "Vibe wasn't good."
      1.0 "90% 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
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Nice building"
    "Pleasant hotel grounds"
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