Paramount Hotel - Penang

48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia  show map
 2 stars
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Paramount Hotel - Penang

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 Pets

No pets allowed

 Air conditioning

Overview

Paramount Hotel is a 2-star venue set just 1.9 km from Clan Jetties, Penang Botanical Gardens and The House of Yeap Chor Ee.

The beachfront location makes museums and the university campus easily reachable. Komtar and Prangin Mall are within 15 minutes' walk away.

This hotel boasts close proximity to parks.

Paramount Hotel lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Penang International airport.

Rooms

The property comprises of spacious rooms, including Family Four Room Room, Family Single Room and Deluxe Family Room appointed with wireless internet, a seating area, climate control and a private toilet. They feature bathrooms with a shower and a bathtub.

Eat & Drink

Guests can breakfast in the restaurant.

Services

Room service, newspaper service and housekeeping as well as a safe deposit box and parking are available for guests' use.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Free private parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms:   15.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking on request
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • No elevators

Services

  • Room service
  • Limousine service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Sitting area
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

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City Center
  • Penang
    4300 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Deluxcious Spa Cuisine (cuisine: Contemporary)
    600 ft
  • OFA Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    15

Rooms and availability

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Bed type: 2 Single beds
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    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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    Family Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
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      How to reach hotel

      hotel Paramount Hotel - Penang Penang location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Penang
        4300 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Deluxcious Spa Cuisine (cuisine: Contemporary)
        600 ft
      • OFA Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
        600 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        15

      Paramount Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 2.4 mi

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Khoo Kongsi - 1.1 mi
      • Fort Cornwallis - 1.2 mi
      • Penang Jetty - 1.5 mi

      Local attractions

      • Penang Hill - 1.2 mi
        Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
      • The House of Yeap Chor Ee - 1.2 mi
        No 4 Penang Street
      • Sun Yat Sen Museum - 1.3 mi
        120 Armenian Street, Georgetown
      • Pinang Peranakan Museum - 1.2 mi
        29 Church Street, Georgetown
      • Acheen Street Mosque - 1.2 mi
        Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia

      Near the hotel

      • Komtar - 4300 ft
        Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
      • Wat Chayamangkalaram - 4900 ft
        Lorong Burma, Georgetown
      • Dharmikarama Burmese Temple - 4900 ft
        Lorong Burma, Georgetown

      Restaurants nearby

      • Deluxcious Spa Cuisine - 600 ft

        Address: 17A, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
        Phone: +6042621288

        53% likes this, based on 32 reviews
        Cuisine: Contemporary

      • That Little Wine Bar - 1500 ft

        Address: 54 Jalan Chow Thye
        Phone: +604-226-8182

        65% likes this, based on 168 reviews
        Cuisine: French, European

      • Harvest In Cafe - 1500 ft

        Address: 10 Irrawaddy Road
        Phone: 04 226 1718

        75% likes this, based on 37 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian

      • OFA Restaurant - 600 ft

        Address: 41 JALANWN SULTAN AHMAD SHAH

        Cuisine: Chinese

      • Northam Beach Cafe - 1500 ft

        Address: Jalan Sultan Ahmed Shah

        66% likes this, based on 53 reviews
        Cuisine: Thai, Asian

      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        15
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      Paramount Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Paramount

      Average guest rating

      6.4out of 10
      Good
      Based on 27 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Single
        5.4

        nice staff

        not all rooms are clean, bed too soft, too many ants

      • Family with children
        5.8

        It was near the place of my business meeting. Homely architechure with heritage accent.

        The water pressure was absolutely bad. So difficult to get a bath. We practically didn't get to have a proper bath for 3 days. The sheets had blood staints and very dusty, like as if it was not washed.

      • Family with children
        6.6

        Hotel staff were good and rooms were absolutely clean. I stayed in the room (se view). There is no direct seaview, there is a restaurant and treas which onstacles your view to the sea. First I stayed for few hours in the rooms with out seaview, then I changed it and paid extra 10 rm per night. Location was good if you have car. Hotel staff was friednly and suuportive and the rooms was very clean. Hotel is in fact a historical place , 1948, that needs a little investment to attract many passengers. Hotel was quite and less noise. Good.

        First night of stay was disappointing, as there was many mosquittos which welcome us by biting ! The next day, I got an ointment from a pharmacy and I told hotel staff for this problem. They gave us a spray and that was very helpful to avoid mosquittos to attack us ! My little kid was bited many times. Breakfast was absolutely nothing, jam, toasted bread, tea/coffea. No egg, no milk, no fruit. I had to pay for chease if I wanted to have it. Hotel price was high compared to services. I feel that was because of Hari Raya holiday peak in Malaysia.

      • Couple
        4.6

        Chinesseafood restaurant belongs to the same owner . Cheap and good .

        Must take off shoes to protect heritage flooring

      • Family with children
        8.8

        It's like an ancient mansion which having "historic" value. Room is spacious but the taking shower having a little problem. It have one shower tap but its only having normal water. There are 2 water taps located near the toilet bow, there is hot water tap and the others is normal one, so we have to premix the water by ourselve. There were occasion that the tap is running out water but just a short while. Reason - ?? In overall, staying there can be very relax and its definitely value for money.

      • Couple
        6.6

        Cleaness and friendly staff

        A bit far from town,wireless did not cover all room, not really well seaview(a restorent between hotel and sea)

      • Couple
        3.2

        - The hotel has a great potential - the ceilings are very high, the floors have this antique charm and are quite beautiful - if they would invest a little bit and refurbish the house softly, you could have a really great boutique/vintage hotel that I am sure people would love - Location is ok and there are two receptionists that understand well English and they are quite helpful (just hope that you don't get the not-understanding-one...).

        - We were quite disappointed of this hotel. It is run down, the furniture is old and they did not even put in the effort to unwrap the lamps from their original packaging. - The breakfast is not really a breakfast and we were the only guests eating in the breakfast room...a lady brought us plain toast and butter/jam and we then even had to get the toast done ourselves. - When we came back from our day trip, neither was the bed made nor was the room cleaned. Quite a poor service for the price we paid for the room. When I asked the receptionist to make the bed, he did not understand a single word. Same thing with restaurant recommandation, he just did not understand.

      • Single
        8.0

        Very charming old building at down a quiet lane next to a really popular fish restaurant, only about 17 rooms and a few function rooms that have karaoke but they shut it down by 10,30 so not a problem, could do with a TV in each room because the TV room is pretty warm and only 1 tiny fridge for everyone to share though it's more than some had.

        Rooms could do with a freshen up & some new bed covers but for the price it's not too bad, a small fridge & TV would be nice too, great for a short stay but a bit far from the nightlife to walk.WIFI connection was crap the whole 3 days...in out in out Grrrrr

      • Group of friends
        9.2

        The staff in hotel paramount are friendly. I would give an excellent to the cleanliness of the hotel & with the price tat they offer, it's pretty much of a good bargain. I would recommend it to those who wish to hv a comfort, clean, & affordable trip in Penang. The design of the hotel is more upwards a heritage kind of design & those who would want to hv a feel of the early living style of Penang ppl can actually give it a try. Afterall.. It is a good bargain !

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        Heritage feels and strategic location

        Should improve the condition of the bathroom

      • Group of friends
        4.2

        It`s a heritage hotel..have some antique look. Very clean and well arranged.

        1. Don't have TV in the room. 2. Poor aircondition system. 3. No bathtub. 4. Insufficient power socket outlet. 5. Unstable WiFi signal. 6. Poor signage..Very small signage.

      • Older travelers
        7.0

        It was quiet, convenient to facilities, and that's really all we wanted.

      • Group of friends
        9.2

        Glad to stay in Paramount even just for a night, worth for the money

      • Family with children
        7.0

        The hotel is located in antic building. The location is not to convenient (quite far from ferry terminal and Chulia street) but in front of seashore. There is a nice Chinese restaurant on the ground floor.

        Breakfast was too simple: just 2 slices of bread, jam, butter and tea/coffee. Beds are not comfortable. In our room water-heater didn’t work.

      • Group of friends
        7.0

        They are very friendly and willing to help u out. Room is big... Very big... Especially Mr. Khan & Mr. Halim (Mr. Khan works on night shfit and left by 1030pm then come back for morning shift agian...so hard working..) Since only one man to guard the hotel after 1030pm and locked the hotel door and sleeping on the lobby floor...for the 3 nights we stayed, we returned most likely after mid-nite and he is still patient to open the door and served us friendly, many thanks but forgot to ask his name. They are all willing to help from heart, we are very appreciated. Complementary breakfast like toast, coffee or milk tea from 7 to 930am, thank you so much.

        Hot water pressure pump not so good due to old building, only 1 plug in room, no phone installed in room so can't call to the reception, cleaning your room only by guest instructed to the reception in the morning, blanket maybe not well washed, ants problem, though WiFi free only in public areas but not in room

      How to reach hotel

      hotel Paramount Hotel - Penang Penang location
      Show big map »

      Hotel Address:

      48F Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Penang
        4300 ft
      Airports
      Restaurants
      • Deluxcious Spa Cuisine (cuisine: Contemporary)
        600 ft
      • OFA Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese)
        600 ft
      Hotel information
      • Check-in:
        from  2 pm
      • Check-out:
        until  12 pm
      • Number of rooms:
        15