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Red Inn Cabana

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   22 Lebuh Leith, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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Kuala Lumpur
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Well the title says it all! The stay was comfort and if you don't mind sharing bathroom, this place is perfect! Situated just right beside Chocolate Boutique, parking may be a little troublesome cz during peak season tourists would come by and visit the Chocolate Boutique (actually come to think of it, Penang is forever in peak season, esp weekends).... More

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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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23 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not bad for sharing a bathroom (kept pretty clean) and nice little communal area. Good location and nice Filipino man on the reception! Noisy bar next door so be aware if your a light sleeper!! Breakfast was average. Wifi okay. Air con good!

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Penang Island, Malaysia
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Comfort stay with very clean room. It is inside the Penang heritage area, therefore, it is convenient to walk around to access the activities, area and cafe. Not really have parking lot available at night due to it is open parking area to nearby restaurant.

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14 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

The hostel is very clean and smart. The receptionist was quite rude. Didn't really help or want to help to be honest. At night, it is very noisy from the red garden food court next door. Goes on till 3am and it is very loud.

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143 reviews 143 reviews
65 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I arrived by bicycle and made a prebooking via agoda. double-bed room with own shower. room 211 looked very simple and too small for my big amount of panniers, shower had a defect. I booked an upgrade at the reception, 50 MYR more per night. big room big bathroom, fixed fan in the ceiling, aircon, couch. all ok. but the... More

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Volgograd, Russia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 hotel reviews
306 helpful votes 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Red Inn Cabana is centrally located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Penang, a 5-minute walk from Upper Penang Road. It offers both private and dormitory non-smoking rooms. The guestrooms are basic yet clean and comfortable; all come with air conditioning. En suite bathroom provides shower facilities and free toiletries. There is an outdoor patio with seating space. Free... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Great location, easy walking to lots of goods spots in Georgetown, but we found it didn't really live up to the online pictures and the entertainment from the night market next door was very noisy until early hours of the morning. Staff were always friendly and breakfast was okay. Basically it was fine for what we paid but I wouldn't... More

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Fairy Meadow, New South Wales, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Superb rooms, very clean and nice. It was the best hostel for the money. The bathrooms are big and great. Definitely worth of staying here. Also food court is right next door. Staff are very nice and helpful in every case.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I knew this was a budget hotel but I didnt expect it to be so average. I expected the rooms to look like the pictures but it was disappointing. The check in time was at 2pm but we arrived at 2.15-2.30 pm or so, the receptionist took so long to settle us in. The hotel was basically beside a chocolate... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

The hostel is clean, room small but enough space to move around, comfortable bed, but AC doesn't work very well. The good thing is staff very helpful. Breakfast is just ok, not very much choice. Location is good too. But next to the hostel is a restaurant where you can find all kind of local food and they play live... More

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Address: 22 Lebuh Leith, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Inn Cabana 2*
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The Guesthouse features 19 rooms with 2 chill out areas. Where there is choice of varieties of private room types and Dormitory rooms. Red Inn Cabana is a warm and friendly, that welcomes travelers from all over the world. We have a wealth of experience in the industry and know what travelers value and need during their stay.Guest can relax in our courtyard or catch up with friends and family over the internet. Wi-Fi access is also available throughout the property. (FREE OF CHARGE)Trips and tours can also be booked at our reception, so don't be afraid to ask.Red Inn Cabana has various private room types are: single, double, twin and triple, and dormitory of 2 beds, 4 beds, 6 beds and 8 beds with shared or attached bathrooms that can accommodate a total of 70 people.Bed sheets and linen are provided and there is a choice of low and high budget for roomsAir-Conditioning rooms are available for your choosing.Bathrooms comes with 24hrs hot showers. Red Inn Cabana is located in the heart of Penang Island. We are 15 minutes walk from Penang Port Pengkalan Weld George Town. Bus stops at Lebuh Chulia that need 7 minutes walk to our Red Inn Cabana.If you like shopping then you can go along Jalan Penang or even Lebuh Chulia, were you can find and also taste a lot of different foods (Chinese,Indian,Malay and Peranakan)and merchandise.Georgetown also has a briliant nightlife and there are a whole host of clubs and late night bars where you can go out and party. ... more   less 
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