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11 Clove Hall Road, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Ranked #2 of 99 Georgetown B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I can not urge you more highly to travel to Penang, simply to stay at Clove Hall. It is so beautiful - the garden, the rooms, the furniture, the pool - a fantastic location in an intriguing city. Stepping off the 'super hotel chain route' is for those of us who want to 'touch and experience' something rare - an... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The boutique guesthouse is run by Jim and Jo, both very sweet and caring people. It’s a great historic place, beautifully restored en well decorated. Because the house has only a few apartments, the owners have all the time for you. In addition to Jim and Jo, the rest of the staff also is very attentive, welcoming and engaging. Everyone... More

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7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clove Hall has been lovingly restored and could be an attraction in itself. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and we looked forward to the delicious breakfast every morning. We travelled with our 10 month old, and the staff were very accommodating with our requests. Our little family had a lovely 4 night stay there, and would most definitely... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Let me start by saying that this place matched exactly what's photographed. It's like coming home to a luxurious ancestral home - rich in history, luxurious and definitely chic! Why I love this place: 1) Service is personal and attention to detail is excellent. The staff of this place is the magic sauce - very efficient and attentive. 2) Luxurious... More

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

My husband and I stayed at Clove Hall in Georgetown for the weekend and had a lovely time. It was perfect in every way. Just like staying with friends in their very wonderful home. Relaxing pool in pretty garden, super friendly staff, delicious breakfast and a gin and tonic whenever you needed one! Good location, not too far from the... More

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20 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Clove Hall has a portfolio of good reviews on Tripadvisor, and deservedly so. It is a beautifully restored villa, but most importantly, it is extremely well run, and the staff take great care to look after their guests, advise them on itineraries, arrangements and so forth. I would observe that the surroundings are a varied collection of dissimilar properties, but... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is an absolutely brilliant place. Nice garden, nice rooms, helpful staff, walking distance to good eating, well maintained. I thoughtfully recommend this place to anyone wishing to stay in Penang.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Thoroughly enjoy my time at Clove Hall, I can highly recommend the accommodation - beautiful rooms and lovely service. I stayed for 7 nights & intend to visit again in the near future. Georgetown is fantastic location to explore, diverse food on every corner.

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Sydney, Australia
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Clove Hall is a peaceful enclave a little away from the madness of central GeorgeTown. We loved the pool, and the colonial era decor throughout - including the four poster bed, antiques and gorgeous rugs. This is a great place for a romantic break, and can easily be combined with some sightseeing - it is only a very short taxi... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I brought my mum to Penang to do two things: Relax at the gorgeous Clove Hall & to try out the Penang Assam Laksa. I wasnt disappointed with both- in fact I LOVED my stay so much. Clove Hall is best enjoyed if you're not out busy sight seeing cos u'll miss out on the point of having a most... More

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Address: 11 Clove Hall Road, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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Clove Hall Hotel Georgetown
Clove Hall Penang/Georgetown

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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
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Privately owned,restored black and white Edwardian Anglo-Malay bungalow. On the site of a former plantation and set in half an acre of tropical garden with a swimming pool. This house offers classy colonial bed and breakfast,with just six suites.Located in a quiet residential street but well within walking distance to Georgetown. Clove Hall offers a unique experience, privacy, personalised service and modern comforts.Car and driver can be arranged for transfers. Tours can also be arranged. Many restaurants serving local food are within ten minutes walk of the hotel. ... more   less 
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