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Red Inn Heritage

15 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #56 of 143 George Town B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 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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Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good WiFi. Good location to enjoy heritage walk. Comfortable and basic enough to stay at, had a single room with double bed big enough for two persons. Didn't bother with breakfast as many good food are around the corner.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a nice hostel, close to major attractions in Penang. The main area was very dimly lit, and the computers did not work; however the rooms were clean, with airconditioning, and a daily fruit breakfast. I thought that it was good value and would stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an cool little hostel with a great location. Michael and Jimmy were awesome. So much knowledge. And to have Jimmy as our taxi driver was an experience. Only downside is the fans don't keep the room all that cool at night.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I travelled with 10 other friends and we were split into 3 rooms because they couldn't accommodate us all in the dorm room. Two of my friends were upgraded to a 2 person bedroom with aircon but had to transfer the next morning to the dorm. The other four of my friends were transferred to the other Red Inn hotel... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Lots of places are call RED something and this has two locations on the same street. The air condition two bunk room for four has a pull down full size cabinet built into each headboard. It would be great if Red Inn would install a simple latch so one could use their own padlock to secure their valuables. The shop... More 

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Ko Phi Phi Don, Thailand
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Lovely staff, can't do enough for you. Really care about your personal safety and Jimmy the owner/manager is quite a character if you get the chance to have him taxi you about. Good location, quiet, super clean bathrooms, aircon rooms. Every time I used the shower I felt like it had just been cleaned! Nice wee place and cheaper for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here because my hostel of choice (Roommates, which is excellent) was fully booked and am glad I only had to stay 1 night. I slept in the 16 bed dorm that was spacious and clean-ish, though it could have used a deep clean for sure. The beds are made from metal and most of the bunk beds squeak... More 

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Caxias Do Sul, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

In the heart of George Town, just across the street, also on the adorable Love Lane, Red Inn 56 is one of the best places in town! Great location, extremelly clean rooms and toilets, very friendly team (Eddie is a generous fun guy, he will make you feel at home!), honest price. They gave us the best tips from places... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

we didnt know what to expect with it being our first time in accomidation with shared bathroom.facilities etc. the place was really nice clean and spacious and exceeded our expecations. the staff were ao helpful and very organised more so than most hotels we have stayed in !! definatly would return ..very good location.

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