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Red Inn Heritage

15 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #80 of 150 George Town B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015
nomadsk Langkawi, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some good things about this place, mainly the staff and the free breakfast which are both really nice, but the negatives massively overshadow this. The main issue is the noise of the bed. Specifically the bed in the first room on the first floor. Even the slightest movement makes the bed squeal and squeak like a stuck pig.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy and Noisy - more like an Inn for staff housing than guests. Rooms have Thin walls so you can hear people talking and walking outside or in the next room as if they’re inside your room with the creaky floors. Also no windows - feels so confined. The tap water tastes bad and sometimes turns yellowish brown. You... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights in a ground floor aircon room with attached bathroom..As it was a new room it was clean n bed was comfortable n so was the bathroom...This is a budget inn so new rooms also cheaply done with ply partition n budget doors hence lot of noise n disturbance from outside..Breakfast is a very minimal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

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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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 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

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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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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