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Red Inn Heritage

15 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #70 of 147 George Town B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Once i arrived in Red Inn Heritage, i was immediately given a room towards the back of the guesthouse. The hall way is extremely long, a rare shophouses found in Southeast Asia. Bathrooms and toilets were clean. There are complementary tea and coffee. Given the price, i have nothing to complain about. Overall, it is good and acceptable.

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A bit disappointed I have to admit . On Agoda site and I am talking about the Red Inn Heritage 15 as there are 2 others in that Love lane, it says, free wifi and city view. But no, wifi is inexistent and there is barely a window and certainly no view at all. Otherwise location is good.

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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean and basic, walkable distance to historic sites and eateries. Toilets and shower rooms are outside so could be cold if you shower at night. Breakfast is very basic as well. I was staying in the aircon room and the aircon worked well.

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Red Inn H, Public Relations Manager at Red Inn Heritage, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review and rating. We are glad that you enjoyed your stayed with us at Red Inn Heritage. We wish you a very safe journey and all the best. :) More 

Hanoi, Vietnam
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good budget place for sleeping. Recommend the airco dorms for few Myr more and you'll sleep perfect. The location is good and you can refill your water. The manager is a bit of a weird guy. I had no troubles but some of my room mates did. He could be a vit rude when you ask him something but then... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all please note that there are two Red Inn's on Love Lane; the one I am reviewing is at the end of Love Lane but the second (which seems to get worse reviews) is situated in the middle closer to the other guesthouses. We arrived in Georgetown without a booking and were lucky enough to get a double... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Red Heritage Inn for one night as a layover hotel. We stayed in a private double room with air condition and shared bathroom for 55 Rp per night. The room and bathrooms were standard and clean - no problem with sharing. The room price includes breakfast but it is not big, just toast with butter and... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The first two nights at this place were fine, however on the third day I noticed little lines of raised bumps which were red and terribly itchy. Googled the symptoms and it appeared that they might be bed bug bites. An inspection of the sheets revealed lots of little black spots which are apparently also consistent with an infestation. Confirmation... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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61 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We arrived late in Georgetown and needed a place to stay for one night until we could find a longer term place to stay. Red Inn Heritage had a room available on the first floor towards the back. The shared bathrooms behind it were dirty and disgusting. Water didn't drain properly. For hours we lay awake at night hearing the... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Worst experience I had in South-East Asia so far. Average wifi, 4 of the 6 showers don't work, very dirty under the beds. Staff was lazy, had to get angry so I could have light or power in a dorm with no windows. They left a family with young kids without AC the whole day, since they had a window,... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

You definitly can feel the soul of this old building. Not so much of the staff, unfortunately. However, they are doing their job and the place is absolutely clean. Impressive, given the price. This hostel is in Lovelane. The backpacker street of penang. Perfect place to talk with other travelers around a beer

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