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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 150 George Town B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a find this boutique cluster of cottages is. All different, and so few of them, but they all have such unique charm. The cottages are named after various spices - and you will be able to see these growing in the gardens around the pool at breakfast time... Light and airy and well situated in the UNESCO Heritage district,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fantastic place to stay when in Georgetown. The owners Jo & Jim and their staff are wonderful people. They have a fantastic sense of humor. The hotel is an old colonial back and white house beautifully renovated and maintained. The room we stayed in was classic, wooden floors, airco (you need it!) and good bathroom. They have... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, actually you do not need to continue reading, just go there!!! It’s an amazing little gem, colonial house, nicely renovated and just a few minutes walk away from “downtown”. Maybe 5 min to a restaurant street and a “bit” longer to the other main sights. Due to the lag of proper sidewalks in some parts of Georgetown that might... More 

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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We spent 3 wonderful days at Clove Hall in Penang. This is a beautiful restore colonial house, perfectly decorated with very good taste. We enjoyed every afternoon the beautiful pool and the lush garden. Breakfast was delicious and tea time was a nice touch. Our room was big, very comfortable with a nice size balcony. Service was impeccable and we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Clove Hall is situated off the main roads in Penang, George Town so benefits from the peace and quiet. Clove Hall isn't a hotel, so don't go expecting hotel amenities, go expecting a personal service where the staff and owners will go that extra mile to make sure you enjoy your stay. All the staff at the hotel are brilliant,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We visited Penang in what must be the busiest travel weekend of the year. Roads were very congested and crowds at every attraction. Despite our timing, our decision to choose Clove Hall was spot-on. A beautifully restored classic bungalow, complete with charming dog (named George, of course!) and wonderful owners and employees who cared for the property as if it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

It was the beginning of the year - January 2015 which marked occassional showers during our visit to Malacca. Anyone who loves privacy, old world, heritage and asian arts would love to reside in this famous Sarkies brothers' home which once built in the midst of a coconut plantation. We met Jim, the owner and gatekeeper to the beautiful Clove... More 

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Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

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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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

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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