Hotel Equatorial Penang

Rated 8.4 in 770 reviews. 662 rooms.


Set 250 feet above sea-level, Hotel Equatorial Penang features accommodations housed in two separate wings, Main and North Wing, linked by a walkway. It features a 50-metre long outdoor swimming pool located in the Main Wing and guests can enjoy meals from 4 dining options or have a drink at the poolside bar. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Penang International Airport, the two Penang Bridges, and the bustling hub of Bayan Lepas are a short drive away. It is a 20-minute drive from the UNESCO certified heritage city of George Town via the expressway.

Contemporary-style rooms and suites are well-appointed with air conditioning and offer facilities that range from minibar to internet protocol TV (IPTV) which provides free in-room movies on demand. All rooms have an individual balcony. Club and Suite Room category guests will enjoy a direct access to Equator Club Lounge.

Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for tour arrangements, currency exchange, ticketing and concierge services. Leisure options include a fully-equipped fitness centre, massage and spa facilities, indoor squash, outdoor tennis, nearby hiking and jogging trails, and the complimentary shuttle service which takes one to the major shopping malls and the heritage city of George Town. Adjacent to the hotel and within walking distance is the international 18-hole Penang Golf Club.

Dining options include French cuisine at The View, Cantonese/Szechuan specialties at Golden Phoenix, Japanese delights at Kampachi, international and local cuisine at nada lama, and a poolside lounge at nadaba.

Spa Facilities

  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Full body massage
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Heated pool
  • Massage
  • Fitness centre
  • Personal trainer
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa Facilities
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Kids' pool
  • Fitness
  • Pool with view
  • Pool bar

Available Rooms

2 guests




Photos by guests

See all guest photos »

Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Hotel Equatorial Penang

  1. Grand Ballroom

    Nice service and friendly staff =)

    52 m from hotel
    Equatorial Hotel

  2. The View Restaurant Fine Dining

    Discover other mouth watering Rainbow trout dishes we offer here at The View in June

    52 m from hotel
    Hotel Equatorial Penang

  3. Equatorial Hotel

    As usual, I never get disappointed with their food, from buffet to dinner event. (Even it has been years I've not been here) Good ambience, not to mention, classy wedding band. :)

    62 m from hotel
    1 Jalan Bukit Jambul

  4. Matahari Ballroom

    Attending Tan's daughter wedding dinner...

    71 m from hotel
    Hotel Equatorial

  5. Penang Golf Club Driving Range

    Grt afternoon @ the range

    115 m from hotel
    Penang Gold Club

  6. Penang Golf Club

    A Frozen themed party for a 6th birthday celebration! Design and setup by ParteeBoo - The Party Designers. Check us out at

    158 m from hotel
    2 Jalan Bukit Jambul

  7. Bukit Jambul Hill

    Simple track , nice for hiking

    452 m from hotel
    Lintang Bukit Jambul

  8. Hou Mei Yuen (好味园)

    Bird shit dropped on my head when I was eating under the tree >_<

    499 m from hotel
    Taman Bukit Jambul

  9. Pecel Lele Ibu

    Pecel Ayam and Bakso is the best here ❤️

    0.7 km from hotel

  10. Awakenings Coffee N Tea House

    The lunch menu less choices for customer to choose, environment is relaxing. Foods are delicious.

    0.9 km from hotel
    2-1-27 Tingkat Mahsuri 1

  11. Kompleks Astaka Lebuh Nipah

    Mai singgah burger, we cook with full of love

    1.0 km from hotel
    Bukit Jambul

  12. Serai Thai Restaurant


    2.5 km from hotel
    2-1-23 Jalan Bukit Gambier