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Clove Hall

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11 Clove Hall Road, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Geelong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For us (two adults and one nine year old) Clove Hall was the perfect base for our Penang adventures. It is a beautifully evocative reminder of another era, being constructed in the typically 1920's grand bungalow style found throughout the Straits. It has been fully restored and decorated to a high standard throughout in the peranakan style. The residence is... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a two week family holiday in malaysia over the new year one week in Langkawi and one week in Penang. We stayed in the clove suite of clove hall and loved it. Outstanding service, wonderful rooms, fantastic swimming and communal spaces I have been on the road for around six months last year (sabbatical) and this hotel was... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clove Hall is a beautiful house, comfortable and very tastefully furnished ,owned and run by two very ,very nice people with an excellent and friendly staff . I was given a wonderful welcome in this lovely place and felt completely at home in my very comfortable and spacious bedroom ... and in the rest of the house ..whether having a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Laid back style and elegance. Lounging by the pool was our highlight. Oh, and the wonderful breakfasts and coffee were very much appreciated. Jo and Jim are knowledgable hosts. We walked into town each day (about 15 minutes at a relaxed pace)

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Best place to stay in Penang - gorgeous pool, grounds and rooms, excellent restaurants close by. Makes you immediately relax. Jo and Jim are excellent hosts and staff fantastic. Nothing too much trouble. It is nice being slightly out of the main part of George Town, but still only about a 15-20 Minute walk. An all round fantastic experience!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Clove Hall is simply heaven on earth. The atmosphere is very relaxed, the pool and the gardens are fantastic, the staff and owners are very friendly. Homemade breakfast is served in the gardens or near the pool. The house has been decorated with taste and featured very nice furniture. Highly recommeneded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

Staying here was such a treat. All thanks to the amazing host Jim, and amazing staff who were just wonderful from start to finish. The faultless service and beautiful accommodation enhanced our trip on this beautiful island. Staying here is an experience in itself like a slice of Malaysian heaven in the heart of the city. There isn't enough good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

We spent 5 nights at Clove Hall in the beautifully appointed Clove garden suite from where we explored Georgetown by foot and came back to a sanctuary by the pool. The team headed by Jo and Jim Lim are professional, warm and attentive in all the right measures. Thank you for making us feel so welcome and for helping create... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

When you cross the main door to the street you feel like to be visiting friends... very friendly staff, very nicely decorated rooms. Great bathrooms and the swimming pool is just a relaxing haven. We took our breakfasts every day under the porch looking at the flowers of the park and listening to the water flowing on the fountains pouring... More 

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Jo L, Owner at Clove Hall, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay here at Clove Hall. We see that you have also posted some photos along with your review. We would like to let potential guests know that since your stay quite some time ago, (March 2011) we have made many improvements in and around the house and the garden. So there will be... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Very well maintained. Located in a quiet but central neighborhood. Excellent and very personal service. Jim was very helpful with giving us tips on places to see as well as restaurants to visit. Made us feel as guests at home. We had a dog with us and the place was very dog friendly. Definite choice for our next visit.

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