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SO Hotel

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No. 90, Siam Road, George Town, Penang Island 10140, Malaysia
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Singapore, Singapore
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10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

One of the best budget hotels i have stayed so far. you are able to choose the type of pillow, and there is a shampoo bar. the only complaint was that the room is very hot, but this is due to the sun. we have told the staff few times, and they did came to the room to check. Fan... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

A good place to stay for value. Staff are extremely helpful, makes you feel like home with clean rooms and personal toilet(non shared). Couldn't comments on their toiletries as we had brought our own due to sensitive skin. But they do provide toiletries. As for food, feel free to explore the coffee shops around with prawn mee and asam laksa.... More 

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1 Thank Adrian Y
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This was my first time trying budget hotel but surprisingly I had the best of my time! The staffs were so so friendly which made me feel so welcomed. They were 24/7 helpful and when I say 24/7 I meant it. Especially a guy named Leon (he looked like bubzbeauty's brother Ricky tsang), he was willing to help us even... More 

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1 Thank elv124
Singapore, Singapore
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

The hotel was generally lovely, the staff made us feel very welcome. The rooms were clean and comfortable. However, I slept in the extrabed and woke up with a lot of bed bug bites the next day. So be careful and check for them!! There is no breakfast available, but a hawker center is about 5 mins away. Free WiFi... More 

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Hong Kong
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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Booking through Hotels.com before 4 months for setting off the trip. It offered us a good price for family room. It was only HK$760.60 for 3 days. There was a Queen bed and a signal bed in the family. In fact, the room was quite small but was OK for three people. Clients can choose their suitable pillows when checking... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Excellent service from the reception..he introduced us the food behind the hotel and gave suggestion for dinner. We stayed in triple room with 1 queen and 1 single. In a short while the hotel staff send us the hairdryer and blanket. The hotel staffs gave us a lot tips where place and food. Room clean but sound proof is not... More 

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1 Thank QueenieC333
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service from the reception once we entered the lobby, he briefly introduced us the hotel, the pillows and the shampoo bar. He introduced us all the must try food around the hotel and even gave suggestion for breakfast. He is being very helpful by asking if i need a hairdryer and iron. We stayed in family room with 2... More 

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1 Thank Kerry A
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

I was there during the school holiday and had a pleasant stay. First we got a normal cramped up room. Then the manager informed us that he is willing to give us another room. He gave us a bigger and satisfying room. The staffs were very friendly especially Mr Leon who always advices us on the good foods in Penang.... More 

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2 Thank Michael_Pereira12
Malaysia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Great value and great staff. Hotel staff were very helpful during my stay. They were providing the tips of good local food. Room is clean but the sound proof is not so pleasure. Parking lot is provided as well.

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2 Thank Lihtian
Paris, France
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17 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I stayed there jsut one night, in transit from Malaysia to Thailand. I got a nice room for quite cheap, on the upper floors, with large windows. The room was relatively clean and functional. The personnel is nice and helpful, and will advise you on restaurants, sight seeing, and taxi rates (very useful!). The are several big foodcourts near the... More 

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