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Hotel Penaga

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Corner of Hutton Lane & Clarke Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Ranked #8 of 50 hotels in Georgetown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cant say enough about this place. A real gem of a hotel. Great staff and the place has been designed and finished to such a high and very individual standard. The rooms are all very nicely finished and the grounds are beautiful. Will cerainly come back. The

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in Georgetown for the festival last weekend and chose to stay in the city. The hotel is beautifully decorated with large, airy rooms. The staff were great and were able to change a twin room for a double with no question. Breakfast was okay, but on the second day we chose to have some Koay Teow T'hng at... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rooms were large and beautifully furnished. We had a Hutton without balcony with a separate shower room that could just about fit a football team in and a bathroom with jacuzzi. Only drawback was the tease of a late check out as part of the package which then took a lot of negotiation to get to a 2pm checkout rather... More

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Newcastle, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little boutique hotel. Interestingly furnished and designed which makes a nice break from standard hotels. Stayed in a Hutton room which was spacious and comfortable, even had a spa bath and great shower pressure! Only thing that could fault was the air con was a little noisy, but not enough to be a real problem. Ate once in the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great boutique hotel right in the heart of Penang. Rooms are all individually styled, and you can tell the owners have taken a great deal of care to design a hotel they would like to stay in. Loved the furnishings, the information packs provided in the rooms and the lap pool in the side lane. The hawker stall across the... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed there for 3 nights. Thought we would have a room but actually rooms are suites. Excellent surprise! Positive Points: - Well situated even if I find a little bit far away from the town where is all the street art. - Charming Boutique Hotel with authentic decoration - Swimming Pool clean, small but funny because of the transparent glass... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed in Hotel Penaga (HP) for 6 nights and loved every minute. We have been wanting to visit Georgetown for a few years and finally had an opportunity to visit. Georgetown is such a fab "town" so much to see and do. Anyway back to my review. From the moment we walked into HP we were met with... More

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Toronto, Canada
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123 reviews 123 reviews
16 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel is located a few minutes walk to historic Georgetown. I walked everywhere which also gave me the opportunity to discover all the street art on the sides of buildings. Room was nice with mix of art work, canopy bed and furniture that give a nice Malaysian ambiance. Reception staff was friendly and helpful.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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30 reviews 30 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 6 nights and the staff were wonderful. The room was spacious, clean with a large balcony and had everything needed. The location is ideal for getting around Georgetown on foot although it did mean a lot of street noise at night, spent 1 night at the other side of the hotel and that was no quieter. The... More

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Perth, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hotel Penaga for a week. The hotel looks great and the staff were very friendly and obliging. I've read reviews that slammed the breakfast but I couldn't fault it. We didn't eat there other than breakfast so couldn't comment on the other meals. The room itself was large with a massive balcony, comfortable bed, spa, separate... More

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Address: Corner of Hutton Lane & Clarke Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Penaga 4*
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Located in the heart of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, this hotel is a hotel with its own heritage charm while providing finest modern hotel expectations, is converted from a cluster of 15 pre-war terraces and shop-houses which spans along Hutton Lane, Transfer Road & Clarke Street. Within walking distance, the hotel is just a few minutes’ walk away from amazing heritage temples, pre-war heritage houses, churches,museum and variety of antique shops, restaurants & bars and not forgetting local hawker foods stalls. ... more   less 
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