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Old Penang Guesthouse

53 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is great. What really impressed me was the managers here. They were friendly, approachable, helpful and warm. They always made time to talk to us, discussing anything from the building, to local attractions and transport options. I enjoyed the complimentary breakfast and found the room entirely satisfactory. The only issue I encountered was noisy people in the next... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Part hostel part hotel. We had an air con room with bathroom. Room was clean, bed comfortable. Downside was the room was quite dark and there was no soundproofing - you could hear conversations in the next room. Breakfast is very basic. But the location is very central, lady at the front desk is friendly and helpful and it is... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant stay in lovely heritage building. Stayed in a single room, which was small but cute, with a comfortable bed. Both room and shared bathroom were clean. Lots of nice areas to sit, including on the front porch to watch the interesting street activity. Website warns about noise from wooden floorboards, and while you can hear people walking round, thIs... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed here for two night and we really liked it, the place is charming. The room had air con and a comfortable bed. The shared bathroom but that was clean with hot showers. Restaurant and cafes are very close.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We stayed here for one night and we really liked it, the place is full of character and the hostess was lovely. The room had good air con and a comfy bed. Is a shared bathroom but that was pretty clean. Only real issues is the poor wifi, 3 networks to connect with and I struggled to get signal on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This hostel is located right in the heart of george town, there are great bus links to the main tourist sites on either side of love lane, and the staff here are really helpful and friendly, theer's also a bonus super cute kitten there too! I really liked the showers, the vintage feel to the building, and the fact that... More 

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Singapore, null, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The receptionist is friendly and helpful. I feel really welcomed. The room is cozy and comfortable, and toilet is clean, well-maintained. The area around the hostel is also teeming with nightlife, cafes; pretty well located.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I stayed for 2 nights in 4 shared female dorm with aircon, wifi, breakfast, clean bed, quiet surrounding for affordable price! the staff are really friendly, the location in strategic, I difinetely would come back here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Old Penang place is an old heritage house. The entrance gives you a very welcoming space to sit and serve the internet. The sun has lit up the centre of the house, where you'll find a peaceful sitting area. The room has air-con and decent size for 4. The bathrooms are clean and tidy.

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Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

i love to stay here because of the strategic location where i can access interesting places by walking distance for example street art, nasi kandar beratur which is something you have to try when arrive here, restoran kapitan and many more. Penang is food heaven. the staff also helpful. this hostel is highly recommended.

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Address: 53 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Old Penang Guesthouse Hotel Georgetown
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