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Clove Hall

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11 Clove Hall Road, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Ranked #2 of 147 George Town B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On the moment of reservation we were already trilled to discover Clove Hall in Georgetown. And we were not dissapointed on the moment we enter the property. We even forgot the name of the owner while we had our welcome drink because we were to busy to observe all the beautifull furniture and settings inside the house…. so tastfull !... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are all very individual and all the comforts one would expect from luxury accommodation are present. The owners are friendly and well acquainted with the good eating, shopping, etc spots. The staff are wonderfully friendly, ready to greet you with a cool glass of something at the door when you get back from trekking the streets. Overall we... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a memorable weekend in Penang thanks to Clove Hall! Tastefully decorated, a big heritage property with only a handful of spacious, airy rooms. We lazed by the pool in the afternoon when it was too hot to venture out into the city. Breakfast was delicious. The owners, Jo and Jim, and the entire staff were extremely warm and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous time with perfect hosts,Jo and Jim who offer recommendations as needed. Beautiful guest house with a homely feel. Attentive staff with individual skills, always cheerful and willing to please. Delicious breakfasts and tea. It was a perfect place to return to after a hot walk around Georgtown and enter a cool airey house and access the gorgeous swimming pool.We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The house is picture perfect, painted white with shutters in a lovely old colonial style. It is situated a little way out of Georgetown, but taxis are easily available and buses run regularly past the end of the street into the centre of town as well as farther afield. The staff are excellent, friendly, accommodating and it feels more like... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Me and my family spent the weekend at the beautiful Clove Hall. A beautiful colonial guest house. The staff, and owners, were fantastic and very helpful. The rooms were great, and so was the service. An beautiful oasis in the middle of the town. Worth every RM spent!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My partner and I spent a wonderful week at Clove Hall, and thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We booked ourselves the Cinnamon Suite, which used to be the old mansion's master suite. It was exceedingly spacious, nicely furnished with period pieces (especially loved the old-school bureau complete with a fold-up writing desk). As the mansion used to be the heart... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Stayed for a few nights in ginger, a large room with a large bathroom and private outdoor sitting area. Was the nicest place I stayed in Malaysia! The room is perfect and has everything you need, big comfy bed, fresh water, aircon, tv, nice hot shower and big sink. The staff are really lovely and attentive, making sure you have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We stayed in the Saffron suite at Clove Hall for 4 nights and found it to be better than expected; and that's saying a lot from someone who isn't easily impressed! We were warmly welcomed from the moment we were greeted out the front of the property where our taxi dropped us off, to a fond farewell when it was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My my, I'd probably run out of superlatives to describe our recent stay at this lovely guesthouse. Jo and Jim are such a friendly and welcoming couple, especially Jim who peppers his tips and advice with insights into stories about Penang. We stayed at Clove Suite which was magnificent. Clearly they have had much thought into how they'd restore this... More 

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