The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is a tranquil haven in the heart of Penang. A hotel of old, colonial charm with the finest traditions of comfort and service. On its door step is an amazing heritage of art and architecture, festivals and food. The E&O is but a few minutes walk from the myriad of shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs. And beyond the city, hills and villages, seas and beaches beckon enticingly.
From its foundation by the Sarkies Brothers in 1885, the E&O was patronized by colonial administrators, planters and the local and international elite. Amongst its more famous guests it has welcomes Noel Coward, Douglas Fairbanks, Hermann Hesse, Rudyard Kipling and Somerset Maugham. Today, it is still the choice of many of the world's most discerning travellers.
A tantalizing medley of flavours and aromas tempts guests to sample the hotel's restaurants, cafes and bars, each with its unique aura.
The 1885~A fine dining restaurant that offers an artful ability to match wine with fine contemporary cuisine.
Sarkies Corner ~A colonial coffee shop that offers local and International fare, ala carte or in buffet style.
The Bakery ~ A quaint nook specializing in freshly baked breads, pies, pastries along with freshly brewed coffees and teas.
Farquhar's Bar ~Pours an excellent range of beers and serves great pub fare with a slice of colonial Malaya.
Verandah ~The terrace on the Promenade, offering al-fresco dining.
The Deck ~Encompassing the pool, it serves light meals and refreshments.
Experience holidayheaven in Malaysia for LESS.
Check in from: 3:00 pm
Check out by: 12:00 noon
For a conference or a meeting with a difference, experience the old world charm of our Grand Ballroom with a 400-seat capacity, a full stage, royal boxes and gallery.
Six smaller function suites which accommodate groups of 20 to 150 persons are also available.
Our staff are friendly and professional, paying meticulous attention to detail and ensuring that every event runs smoothly.
Approximately 18km from Penang International Airport (about 30 minutes drive) and 1km from ferry terminal.
Multilevel and basement car park.Complimentary for in-house guest.
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