We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   No. 29 China Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Hotel website
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added China Tiger to your Saves list
China Tiger
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
100%
Ranked #19 of 102 Georgetown B&B and Inns
A recent review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014
tktang Singapore, Singapore
Write a Review

27 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    22
    5
    0
    0
    0
See reviews for
15
Couples
0
Solo
0
2
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (4)
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Our group of 5 stayed at China Tiger for 3 nights from 14 June to 16 June. We stayed at the 3rd level of the studio apartment. We liked the place as it is spacious with lots of cushions and the place was very clean.it was cosy and we loved to sit at the long huge dinning table to chit-... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My spouse, 3 kids and I stayed in the uppermost studio apartment. This apartment is homey with all the basic necessities a family will need. The kitchen is well stocked with complimentary yoghurt, jams, margarine, juice, milk, bottled water, bananas, bread, coffee, tea, etc. This is actually the first time I don't have to buy bottled water when traveling in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My wife and two kids stayed in one of the studio apartments. The apartments are in a great location in Little India. A great spot to explore the sights and sounds of Georgetown. Everything is within walking distance and lots of great cafes and kopitiams. The apartment is clean, large and well decorated. A great place and Virginia is very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

5 of us (3 adults, 2 children) stayed in one of the 2 apartments over Chinese New Year, and I would highly recommend this lovely place. Location, the huge space (so much better than one or 2 shared hotel rooms crammed with extra beds) and fun furnishings and decor were particular highlights, and the guidebooks and specific information offered on... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My family of 5 stayed here in December for 3 nights. It is right in the heart of Little India and all the cultural and historical places in Georgetown. It was great to just walk down the stairs and be in the action! There is a great Indian café across the road which we frequented several times during our stay.... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
28 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

I've stayed here twice now. Its in a perfect location, and run by people who are graceful and efficient. There are only two drawbacks for me. The two big units here require groups of five (so this is not a place for people travelling alone or in pairs), although I understand they are preparing to open a place next door... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Saratoga, New York
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

I recently stayed at China Tiger with 6 girlfriends for a weekend in Penang. It was the perfect place for us to hangout as a group and have some fun. We loved the unique decorations and cool seats/beds. Having the kitchen (and some snacks already there) was an added bonus, which made our stay quite comfortable. The whole place was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Malaysia
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
44 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A group of us girls stayed at China Tiger earlier this month. I cannot recommend this place enough - it is located in the heart of Georgetown's heritage area (very close to Little India) and is walking distance to many, many stalls, restaurants and cafes. With a simple map, it is very easy to get around on foot. We stayed... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Really great place to stay, apartment is really big, clean and in a nice part of town. Rebecca was a great host and told us all the good places to hang out in town and all the activities going on I'd definitely stay here again. We loved it!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manila
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

We just got back from staying at China Tiger, and the apartment was one of the highlights of our Penang trip. It is huge; we love the color, detail, and artistry of the place; it manages to integrate different cultural elements--Chinese, Malay, Indian, tribal--into one artsy and hip whole. Also much appreciated were the thoughtful touches, such as a sewing... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage China Tiger, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to China Tiger? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about China Tiger

Address: No. 29 China Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Phone Number:
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — China Tiger 3*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Agoda and Venere so you can book your China Tiger reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
China Tiger Penang/Georgetown

25 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (15)
Viewed
Other (15)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (11)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (10)
Viewed
Other (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay
Select tags to find the hotel that's right for you.
All
hotels in Georgetown with
any amenities