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Shirin Homestay

Pentai Cenang, Langkawi, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Warning!!!! Circumstances have drastically changed. The elderly wife walked out on her husband four months ago and is thought to be living in Penang, possibly with another man. The husband (Ibrahim) has been left to run the place by himself and is finding it difficult to get any help. Whilst, one can't help feeling very sorry for his polite, we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Shirin guesthouse for 3 nights in a standard double room (small private cottage) for 60 RM per night. The room included a private bathroom and an (very) old air conditioner that wasn't working too well which was quite unpleasant in the heat. The room was clean but had a lot of bugs, flies and cockroaches. Especially the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I was very happy to find this place. The cottage was small and adequate with a surprisingly strong air cond. I was enchanted with little frogs in the bathroom and geckos on the wall. The geckos eat the mosquitoes and I like geckos. I love the cats wandering about Shirin Homestay. I wrote more in my livejournal here http://shanlung.livejournal.com/142681.html

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Dad im home.. Dat the best word for the man(owner).. and the woman..hmm.. Maybe the red day for all woman.. about service, o.k simple and nice.. Room, like my home quiet n steady.. I stayed there only one night. Bcoz i have done my job there.. I think, i will stay here again when i come to.Chenang.. Overall best best... More 

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Thank Oveys
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

this place was great to stay at. they have lovely little bungalow huts with ac, fan and good shower. we stayed 5 nights and enjoyed it very much, the 2 owners were lovely, very welcoming and helpful. the lady even thew us a st patricks day party. the price is very reasonable and right in the middle of the strip... More 

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Devonport, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

This place is in a great location, just over the road from the beach. If you are a backpacker who is used to simple lodgings you will find this place just fine. The rooms all have their own bathrooms and the beer is VERY cheap! The only negatives - bathrooms need a scrub so thongs in there are needed. Can... More 

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Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

I stayed here for 3 nights in one of the bungalows. The room was very good, even when the hot shower and aircon were not working, jajaja. But here you don't really need hot shower, and I prefer fan than aircon. The bungalow has a small and nice balcony, and was comfortable and clean. Location is excellent, just across the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012 via mobile

Plan to stay here for 1 week, but get bad experience from the owner !!when we want to review the room. She not allow us to do! And she said ! If we don't like stay here go away!!!so we just left and found another place to stay at cenang area!. I dont understand why this people can manage this... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

we booked in advance, then we called from the harbour again, they promised to pick us up, but suddenly the car was broken. finaly gone there and there was no room available. they showed us a room, which was stinky and smelling of old shoes and sweating. so dont trust them when you book there. terrible place!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

I agry with LuluNomad from Astralia.I had very similar nasty experience with the lady of Shirin. I went there with my husband 26 of December 2011 to ask about double room.There where free rooms so I agreed with her husband about price.He made me discount becouse I wanted to stay 25 days and told me to come next day at... More 

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