Location Map

Roomies Suites location map

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Directions to Roomies Penang

  • Upon arriving at Batu Feringghi, Rasa Sayang Hotel will be on your right. Keep going till you see a traffic lights. In front of the traffic lights is Petronas Petrol Station and Mc Donalds on the left.
  • Keep going straight and you will reach the second traffic lights. Keep going straight
  • In 50m you will see Holiday Inn Hotel on your left and right, and then you will see Park Royal Hotel.
  • Directly opposite Park Royal, you will see a 4 storey building with mini markets below before the Police Station.
  • We are on the 4th floor.
  • Free parking in front of the building.
  • Take the second flight of stairs from the right. (We are beside Padua Inn)

**NOTE: Our reception opens from 0830 to 0100 Daily. Kindly notify us of any late check ins. Should you have any problems, Roomies Suites is open 24 hours or you can call any of our EMERGENCY Numbers 04-8811378, 0124741869, 0164775227, 0124253298

Directions to Roomies Suites

  • Upon arriving at Batu Feringghi, Rasa Sayang Hotel will be on your right. Keep going till you see a traffic lights. In front of the traffic lights is Petronas Petrol Station and Mc Donalds on the left.
  • Turn left at the traffic lights. In 100m you will see Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) on the left.
  • We are on the same building as Kentucky Fried Chicken.
  • We are located on the 2nd floor of Eden Parade. Ample parking space either outside the complex or there are parking spots at the basement.

Arriving by Plane
As you exit Penang International Airport, you have a few choices of transportation, highlighted below.

Taking the bus from the Airport
The cheapest way is to take a Rapid Penang public bus. (Air conditioned bus, clean, comfortable *Rapid Penang is not paying us to say this*). As you exit the arrival hall, walk out straight and cross the road. On the left you will see the bus stop (100m away). Bus 102 takes you all the way to Teluk Bahang via Komtar (Penang’s Main Bus Stop). On the way it will pass by Batu Feringghi. Tell the bus driver you want to get off at Golden Sands (Roomies Suites) or Park Royal Hotel (Roomies Penang). Refer to individual directions above.

Journey time: 60 mins – 80 mins (depending on traffic)

Cost: Below RM 6/person. (Make sure you have small change. The bus driver does not provide change)

Longer alternatives would be, taking 401, or 401E to Komtar or Weld Quay Main Bus terminal, and interchanging with bus 101 which will also take you to Batu Feringghi.

Taking the taxi from the Airport

As you come out from the arrival hall, the taxi stand will be outside the hall on your right.
This is a prepaid taxi system, where you will have to buy your taxi coupon. Rates are standard and no bargaining required. Taxi fares to Batu Feringghi – From (7am-11.30pm) it cost RM 74 and from midnight (11.30pm – 7am) a surcharge is applicable, costing a total of RM 111.

Journey time: 45mins – 60mins (depending on traffic)

Note: If you will arrive at 11.30pm at airport, your best bet is to get a taxi, as you will not be able to collect baggage, clear customs and immigration in time to catch the bus. The last bus is at 11.30pm.

Arriving by ferry from Langkawi

Langkawi ferries depart from Langkawi to Penang, 2 times a day (2:30pm and 5:15pm).
The boat ride will take you approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes. When your the ferry arrives in Penang, as you exit the harbor gate, you will see a white clock tower on the left (next to a roundabout).

There are plenty of taxis waiting outside the gate. The fares are not fixed and negotiating is necessary. The other alternative is to take a bus. As you walk out, walk towards the roundabout. Then take a 9 o clock turn, keep walking till you see the main ferry terminal on the left. You will see the Penang Channel on your left, which is a good indication you are headed in the correct direction. Make sure you are walking towards the Weld Quay Ferry Terminal. Next to it, is the main Weld Quay bus terminal. From there, take bus 101 directly up to Batu Feringghi.

The bus ride will cost you under RM 5. Remember to bring loose change. If you don’t have any, there are small stalls next to the bus station, where you can buy something to get small change.

Taking the Ferry from Mainland (Usually if you take a train, or a bus, which drops you at Butterworth)

Taking the ferry across the Penang channel is a very rewarding experience. Not only is it cheap- RM 1.20 p/person but its slow yet fast enough for you to appreciate the scenery of the channel. Each ferry is named after the different islands found in Malaysia.

Once you arrive at the Penang Island terminal. Walk out, and you will see the Rapid Penang Bus Terminal. Take the 101 bus from there, all the way to Batu Feringghi.

Arriving by Express Bus

Most express busses heading to Penang will drop you off at the Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal.Make sure you enquire before about the final destination before you purchase your ticket. There are busses from this terminal to Komtar. From there you will have to take a 101 bus up to Batu Feringghi. (Journey from Komtar to Batu Feringghi will take you around 30 mins)

Chugging on a Train

The main train terminal is in Butterworth. Walk straight to the ferry terminal. After taking the ferry across to the island. You will see Weld Quay bus terminal in front of you. From there you can board bus 101 which will take you to Batu Feringghi.

Arriving by Mini Van
Mini Vans from Thailand or the East Coast of Peninsular (Perhentian Islands) will drop you off in Georgetown (Most likely at Komtar or along Chulia Street. Request to be dropped off at Komtar (the tallest administration building on the island). From Komtar bus terminal, take a 101 bus up all the way to Batu Feringghi.

Driving
There are 2 ways to get to the island by car. The Penang Bridge and the Penang Ferry. If you are taking the Penang bridge, you need to pay a RM 7 toll. The same as taking the ferry. Drive towards the direction of the Batu Feringghi Beach. There are plenty of road signs to navigate you so you won’t get lost. Set your WAZE for EDEN PARADE (Roomies Suites) or PARK ROYAL HOTEL (Roomies Penang)

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