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Old Penang Guesthouse

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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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Iksan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very clean and easy to find location in georgetown. It is alot more quiet than the reggae hostel which isn't too far from here. The place is pretty chill and they even have laundry service if needed.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building it self is Nice and the location too... But, the beds are horrible! Did not sleep the first night because of the mattress, too old and i could geld the springs, changed to anouer bed the next day, but no difference You can dit outside the guesthouse until 12 and also in the comon area. The staff sleeps... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have nothing but good things to say about Old Penang Guesthouse. It is a hostel, and you certainly get what you pay for, but it is good value for money. I stayed in the solo room, which I really liked. It was tiny with a single bed but very clean (as our the communal bathrooms) and the AC works... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in a private room for 2, with a shared bathroom. The wooden floors look a bit fragile at first but give a authentic feeling to the hostel which itself is quite an interesting building. The location is perfect, in the city centre and very near Chulia street, where at night there are amazingly good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this hostel is located on the center of Georgetown, so you can go anywhere easily with public transportation even you need to walk its not far from famous place. the building is more than 100 years, really antique but every convenient equipment is provide .. full power hot shower, AC, microwave even iron. they offer towel and breakfast include and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Came here with a friend for a night. Checkout is a 12pm but our bus leaves at 11.30pm in the evening. Asked to used the shower but was told we have checked out so we were not allowed to. So note people. Leave to your next destination at the time of checkout when you book this place. Otherwise you'll have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We stayed for 6 nights at the Old Penang GH in a private room with bathroom. The place is very clean, the rooms simple but adequate, comfortable beds, ok WIFI. Breakfasts consists of toast (choice of white or brown bread), butter, jam and fruits, tee and coffee are available all day. In the kitchen there is a fridge, microwave and... More 

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Langkawi District, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Made a reservation as usual when staying in Penang, in the OPG. It's a Great Guesthouse, centrally located, clean and USUALLY professional. I hate rooms without windows so I booked Room No.1. When checking in I was received by one Mrs. FARAH, informing me that the reserved room was taken - where did the reservation go?-》 Take another room with... More 

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OldPenang, Manager at Old Penang Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for your time to write a review about us on TripAdvisor. We are very sorry on the bad experience that happen on you. There might be a misunderstanding which lead to this incident. Farah is our great staff which is mainly based at our sister branch The 80's Guesthouse. She is replacing Jeya on that day. It... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I stayed in this guesthouse 6 years ago and i really like it. Initially, i booked 3 days and extended 1 more day. Location wise, it was great and convenient as it is just a stone thrown away from Chulia Street. As usual, the breakfast comes with tea, coffee, fruits, toast, jam and kaya. I was assigned to a single... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

simple and clean accomodation, beautiful building, superb location, quiet and close to all touristic places by walk!.....................................................................................

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