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1926 Heritage Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   227 Jalan Burma, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights in a family room, it was clean and comfortable although not one of the best rooms. Food is great at the hawker stall only minutes from the hotel, we used taxis a lot to get around as we have kids but you can probably walk if you don't. Pool is nice to have a dip... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice and relaxing heritage hotel with the right prices. Nothing lavish, just old fashion comfort and cleanliness. Beds are comfy. Some rooms have been refurbished, choose wisely as they have many types of rooms to suit various needs. Has a decent pool too. They have even upgraded their reception area.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed alone previously at the establishment and fell in love with it..so, during the recent long holiday break for the Eid celebration, took the wife and kid for a 5 day stay. The check-in was a breeze. In fact, we managed to check in at 10.30am. That was a blessing after a 4-hour drive. The room was simple but very... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

For the price we were happy with this hotel which was built in 1926 and efforts are being made to restore the hotel to it's glory. We took a standard room, which was basic and bathroom needed attention but the Superior room was comfortable, well furnished with a balcony. The best thing was that we were close to all the... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I stayed in 1926 Heritage Hotel from the 9th of July - 12th of July along with a party of 5. The rooms were excellent - clean and spacious. The beds were very comfortable, making for very good sleep in between our pig-outs in Penang. The hotel breakfast was simple but very delicious. I would suggest that you wake up... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a great place to stay in Penang. The staff are friendly and the location is perfect if you have a scooter. The security guards will make sure the scooter is safe during the night, 24 hour security guard. Close to a lot of great places to eat. About a 10 mn walk to Ocean. 7-11 close by too.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It was wonderful experience here. The rooms are clean. Pool area beautiful. The sitting area near lobby was also well decorated. The long lobby is well lit up. The ironing facility is also provided in the lobby.We were here for 2 nights and it was good experience.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I was expecting more from this hotel because it was recommended by a friend and their website looked promising but unfortunately it was rather average. I didn't like the fact that the rooms weren't locked when we checked-in and that there isn't enough lighting in the room and hallways. The room is very basic and unfortunately for me, I didn't... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We stayed for 4 nights for a visa trip. The first person we met was one of the owners, Daniel, who very kindly offered us complimentary breakfast. Check in was smooth and we were shown to our room, a quad on the upper floor on the opposing side to the pool. The room was clean, the beds very comfortable and... More

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My wife and I stayed at this heritage hotel for two nights last June. We were in Penang to attend the exotic Eurasian Festival..................a festival that celebrated the unique cuisine of Penang Eurasians as well as their love for music. We enjoyed ourselves. The 1926 Heritage Hotel was actually built in that year as the living quarters for British Customs... More

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Address: 227 Jalan Burma, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — 1926 Heritage Hotel 3*
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The 1926 Heritage Hotel has just undergone a refurbishing program which involves changing of all furniture an bedding in all categories of room, the basic amenities are 32" LCD flat panel TVs, tea and coffee making and mini fridge (with the exception of standard room and cottage room) Free wi-fi is standard feature in all rooms and in the public areas.The original building was built in 1926, the property once served as a home to British colonial immigration officers and local administrators of Penang. Located off Imigresen Road and Burma Road, 1926 Heritage Hotel occupies 24 heritage link houses beautifully restored to its former glory.In 1999 The State Government of Penang under PDC (Penang Development Corporation) invested a significant amount of funds to refurbish this colonial property as a heritage hotel with most of its Anglo-Malay architectural essence still intact. Surrounded by spacious rooms, wooden interiors, long corridors, balmy balconies, beautiful victorian windows as well as pictures of the old Penang, a sense of nostalgia can be felt throughout the property. And we top that experience with warm, friendly service.The Hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the historic city of Georgetown, founded in 1786 by Captain Francis Light. Listed as a UNESCO heritage city, Georgetown is a one of a kind melting pot of cultures, heritage, foods and festivals from diverse communities.1926 Heritage Hotel is all about bringing you the wholesome experience of the British colonial era and the spirit of Malaysian hospitality from the very moment you step into our lobby. We at 1926 Heritage Hotel are ever ready to go the extra mile to ensure your stay with us will be most memorable. Your satisfaction is our number one priority and we hope that every second you spend with us will be filled with nostalgia of the colonial era. ... more   less 
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