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Banana Guest House

355, 357 & 359, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
Banana Guest House
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

It's good here the place is comfortable and you will have everything you need for a good rest. In the evening you will find some kind of market in front of the street with lots of good food. I always come here for just a couple of days and always have a good joy here and around the place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Pretty much on par for a guest house. Rooms are fairly clean,ac works, bed was reasonably comfortable. The ladies at the desk are helpful if you have questions. Located in the heart of chulia street, so you don't have to go far for entertainment also.

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Zagreb
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

helpful staff, but quite bad rooms without windows. actually, they say they have windows, but windows are facing the inside corridors, so no daylight. as a matter of fact, other places in Chulia street do not look any better, so my advise is to avoid this steer and you'd get much better deal if you go just a few streets... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Rooms were divided by plastic walls, and didn't have any window or natural light and ventilation. Service could be better, in the travel agency of the hotel they treated us very bad. There are better options than this one.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I shared a room with a friend. The place was decent. The bathroom was small but it is was ok. They have a good location. Close to Little India, mall, landmarks and other good places. It is ok for 1 or 2 nights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I came a across the below reviews a few days after checking out of banana and was shocked. I didn't experience any of the below and in fact had a very pleasant stay there. The rooms were basic but very clean and in an ideal location (but with the added benefit of not being affected by noise from the streets).... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

There's nothing. I just need a room for a rest and the single room with fan and shared bathroom just costs me for RM25. But it was on roof top, was hot & fuggy if stay in a room during noon time. But it was in a good location, where the bus stop just opposite with few buses to tourist... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

This is not about their rooms but about their shuttle service. We and 9 others booked it to the Perhentians. The driver picked us up at 6:00am and everything seemed normal. But after 1,5 hours of driving he got a call and stopped in the middle of the highway. "Back to Penang" was all he said. After stopping for 30... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We had to find a guesthouse for our last night in Penang. We wanted something cheap and central, that's what we got. It was on 25 ringgit for a twin room in the centre of Georgetown. The rooms were pretty clean, the walls were plastic with no windows. It was okay just for one night but the atmosphere was strange,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights before finding myself a new place around the corner, which was a fantastic decision. When I checked in there were 3 men on the desk who all seemed incredibly reluctant to talk to me. Every time I asked a question of through staff (simple things like a bar to watch football or good place... More 

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