Hydro Hotel, Batu Ferringhi – The Vast Variety Buffet

Hydro hotel, a four-star exclusive hotel is the perfect choice for a luxurious, warm and rejuvenating vacation. Hydro hotel is located along Miami beach on the renowned Batu Ferringhi stretch.

To go to Hydro Hotel from Tanjung Bungah, you should be using Jalan Batu Ferringhi which leads the way to Batu Ferringhi. For around 2km’s drive you will see The Reef condominium. Drive for another 500 metres you will be heading down the slope and then you will see Hydro Hotel sign board on your left.

For those who love sea side and beaches, you can always choose the room facing to the sea to enjoy the warm sea breeze and to watch sunrise/sunset. It is a peaceful getaway.

Magnificent view at dusk which took my breath away. It just attracted me to keep standing there and hope that moment will last forever.

Behind the hill is the sunset. On the other end there was rainbow shining above the hotel which made a very contrast and extraordinary combination.

For those who can afford to pay more for the comfort, you can always try out the VIP studio suite here. The tariff rate for this room is RM780. However, the rate of booking online or walk-in will differ depending on the season.

The comfortable king-sized bed along with fluffy pillows is perfect for couples seeking a good night’s sleep.

The exclusive working table.

Fresh orchid as decoration.

After the introduction of the VIP studio suite, the grand finale will be the exclusive buffet dining at Palms Restaurant. The list below shows the different types of buffets offered at the restaurant.

Theme Buffet Dinner – RM55
– Little China Town
– Country & Western
– Al Arabia Affair
– Hawaiian Dazzle

Saturday Special – RM65
– BBQ Buffet

Sunday Servings – RM28
– Oodles Of Noodles

This is the surrounding of the buffet dinning area. It looks spacious but unfortunately it is not air-conditioned.

It might not be a big deal if it is not air-conditioned. After all,  there will be dedicated singers to entertain the diners for the night.

Dining area for the smokers.

The salad corner.

Delicious and juicy cherry tomatoes.

Fresh and bracing salmon fish slices.

Turkey hams.

Some variety of finger food just around the salad corner.

Spaghetti Bolognaise is just for all.

Besides the speghetti, there is also eastern delight such as fried rice.

The sweet corn soup that is so creamy and yummy.

The baked tomatoes sprinkled with herbs smell so good.

The spicy and sour tomyam soup.

The spicy beancurds.

Besides the usual buffet dishes, they have many varieties on the barbecue conner.

The stuffed fish and tandori chicken.

The tumeric-marinated fish and sting ray.

The sausages and fish fillets.

The squids and prawns.

The well-marinated chicken and lamb.

Satay is also available at the buffet with choices of chicken and beef.

The cooks were busy preparing the barbecue to the customers.

After the introduction of the barbecue corner, next are the desserts.

The chocolate cake with the sweet cherries on top.

The nicely decorated fruit cake.

The mint-flavoured log cake.

Mango pudding with lychee, cherries and assortment of fruits.

Chocolate-topped cream puffs.

Orange cake with fresh cream and chocolate.

The strawberry cake.

Chocolate jelly.

The chef and the F&B manager of Hydro Hotel. They were checking on some dish decoration before letting us to take photos of it.

Besides the food, Hydro Hotel had invited the Ferrari team for their gathering on that night.

The racing queens and the singer were posing to welcome the guests.

The luxury and exclusive Ferrari cars.

The ultimate Ferrari logo.

Overall, there are a lot of varieties for the buffet at the hotel. There are almost 80 over dishes in this buffet, the price is definitely value for money. The taste of the food and service is acceptable. The presentation of the food is remarkable. The only drawback is that the dining area is not air-conditioned. It would be better if it is equipped with air-conditioners rather than normal ceiling fans.

Editor’s Review (5 Stars Rank):

Food Presentation

Quick Facts:

Family Friendly
Credit Card
Private Room
WIFI Available

Operation hours: 6:30pm – 11:00pm (Friday, Saturday and Sunday)
04-890 5999
Address: Miami Beach, Batu Ferringhi, 11100 Penang.
GPS: 5° 28′ 41.64″ N, 100° 16′ 4.62″ E


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