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Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang places you next to East Wind Watersports and Eden Parade Shopping Centre. This 387-room, 4-star resort welcomes guests with 2 outdoor pools, 2 restaurants, and free in-room WiFi. On the beach, the resort is also close to Tropical Spice Garden and PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre.

Dining

Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning from 6:30 AM to 11 AM. This resort is home to 2 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café.

Rooms

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang's 387 rooms are air-conditioned and provide minibars, coffee makers, and free bottled water. Guests can expect free WiFi and LCD TVs with cable channels and DVD players. Beds are dressed in pillow menus and bathrooms offer deep soaking tubs, hair dryers, and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include safes, phones, and ironing boards.

Property features

At Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang, guests enjoy 2 outdoor pools, a children's pool, and a health club. There's free parking and limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach resort include a spa tub, outdoor tennis courts, and free WiFi in public areas.

Highlights

  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang

Batu Feringgi Beach Penang Penang 11100

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

What to expect: Whirring ceiling fans and large open spaces give the lobby an immediate resort feel. Sun-kissed guests in beachwear loiter around the lobby area, some taking time to read in the lounge.

Facilities: Two large lagoon pools, a spa tub, and a children's pool with a slide take center stage at the resort. The Adventure Zone is an air-conditioned family entertainment facility for children and adults that includes drop slides, play equipment, game zone, and snack counter and cafe. The resort also offers babysitting services, a fitness facility, and free parking. Adults can take cooking, workout, and craft classes on site.

Manicures, pedicures, massages, body treatments, and various hair-styling services are available at the spa/salon. Massages on the beach are available on request. A small shopping area includes an art gallery and souvenir shop-cum-tailor, where outfits can be tailored within three days. A laundry facility with washers and dryers is open for guest use.

Internet access: Public areas, including some restaurants, lobby, function rooms, garden, and pool areas, have wireless Internet access.

Conference/function room(s): The hotel has one 335-square-meter (3,605-square-foot) ballroom for up to 400 people, and four other function rooms of varying sizes, from 58 square meters (624 square feet) to 133 square meters (1,431 square feet). Audiovisual equipment includes an LCD projector, microphone, overhead projector, laser pointer, CD player, and DVD player.

Insider tip: The streets immediately outside the hotel come alive in the late evening with night-market stalls hawking souvenir items, electronic goods, and clothing. A 24-hour convenience store is located across the street where guests can stock up on drinks and snacks. Guests can also take a free shuttle to visit the George Town World Heritage Zone.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free) 
  • Number of floors - 7 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Computer station 
  • Waterslide 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Billiards or pool table 
  • Grocery/convenience store 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Total number of rooms - 387 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Library 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Beach bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference center 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 4 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Free parking nearby 
  • Free self parking 
  • Year Built 1980 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Health club 
  • Garden 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Waterslide  
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Grocery/convenience store  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Free parking nearby

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • DVD player 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • Slippers 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning.

Garden Cafe - Casual café on lobby floor. Unenclosed dining area cooled by ceiling fans. Views of garden, pool, and sea. Rattan furnishings with floral upholstery. Serves buffet breakfast and à la carte menu of Western and local cuisine for lunch and dinner; occasional buffets on selected nights during off-peak season (nightly during peak season).

Sigi's Bar and Grill On The Beach - A family-style restaurant. Themed buffets include barbecues, seafood, and healthy salads as well as a variety of local Asian dishes. Restaurant offers tasty children's menu. Alfresco dining on the Batu Feringgi beach. Colorful tablecloths, bright blue chairs and brightly colored hand-painted crockery create a cheerful atmosphere. Band from lounge plays 6 days a night. Open for lunch and dinners.

Nearby Things to Do

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La features the Adventure Zone, a 10,300-square-foot indoor family entertainment center with drop slides, modular play equipment, and a game zone.

The recreation area features 2 irregularly shaped swimming pools that face the beach, a small children's pool with a slide, and a 20-seat jetted pool. Pool games are occasionally organized for guests.

The resort's ground floor fitness center is approximately 50 sq meters (538 sq feet) and has 2 treadmills, a step machine, a rowing machine, 2 bicycles, and a free-weights area. Open from early morning till late night.

Other recreational facilities include 3 tennis courts, La Petanque (French bocce) court, and a Par 3 Pitch and Putt Golf Course.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Ecotours on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Spa Services

  • Reflexology 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The check-in location differs from the property location. To check in, go to Cool Lounge

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 3 per accommodation, per night
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 150++ per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Golden Sands Resort Shangri-La
  • Golden Sands Resort Shangri-La Penang
  • Golden Sands Shangri-La
  • Golden Sands Shangri-La Penang
  • Golden Sands Batu Ferringhi
  • Golden Sands Resort By Shangri-La Hotel Batu Ferringhi
  • Golden Sands Resort By Shangri-La Penang/Batu Ferringhi

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Kids 11 and Younger Eat Free Promotion

Book a stay in any room or rate category and children 11 and younger receive free meals at Garden Café and Sigi's Bar & Grill by the Beach when dining with at least 1 paying adult and ordering from the children's menu.

Details provided at check-in. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. The property can change or discontinue this offer at any time without prior notice. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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