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The Small Inn

19, Lebuh Kimberly, Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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The Small Inn
Ranked #23 of 101 Georgetown B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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singapore
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95 reviews 95 reviews
21 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

just like many other budget hotels, it has almost all the basics (but lack of a chair in the room). wifi was not working on my final day (Saturday) there but nobody could do anything as the modem was locked in the office

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The room was clean, friendly & very helpful uncle in front desk....great location ..just a few minutes walk can get a famous hawker food along Kimberly street... Definitely will back again !!!! Uncle... See you soon :)

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Rockville, Maryland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

I admit, I was expecting a bit more, considering the reviews here. It's pretty basic accommodation, but fair for 50 RM. The rooms are showing some wear - the paint is peeling and the towels are thinning, but it was fine for the price. The location is pretty convenient, you have your own bathroom, and there's Internet. Can't say it... More

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Lakeland, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
33 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We arrived in Georgetown without a reservation and found a budget hotel where we stayed for one night. We new that we must change as we found it unacceptable. Upon walking through the city we came across the Small inn. The rates were we very low so we told them we would be back in the morning. I called Peter... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Overall is a pleasant stay. We have a room with 3 single bed,its very clean. A strategic location for local food and shopping malls. The only thing is WiFi is not stable,can only connect on late night and early morning..maybe not many people using during those time. The speed should be upgraded.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Was stay there for 2 nights. Good location, walking distance to most attractions in georgetown. Room is clean and super helpful staff, especially one old uncle(sorry, cannot recall his name) gave a lot of information about food and public transportation in penang island. After checkout from then hotel and waiting for the flight to leave penang, the old uncle staff... More

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Bude, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I have stayed here on two occasions in the space of two years and the second time was as pleasant as the first. I frequently recommend travellers to this Inn because of its central location (10 mins walk from Komtar, commercial districts (CBD) and city bus terminal, and those travelling on minibus from other states and Hat Yai, Thailand can... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

The small inn is wonderful little guesthouse. Rooms are simple but very clean. The shower is very good. This is very important to have a good shower in Penang after long and hot days walking. The staff is very helpful. The owner went out of his way to help. I booked 4 nights and changed my plan at last minute... More

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Bangi, Malaysia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We stay there for 3 nights in a deluxe room. The price is very reasonable. The receptionists are all very friendly especially the owner of the inn. He taught us how to take the bus and recommend some tourists spot to us. The location of the hotel is very strategic where you can find a lot of nice local foods.... More

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Hat Yai, Thailand
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I have nothing negative to say about The Small Inn in Georgetown. After staying in several hotels during our previous visits, we thought we'd try this one as a last resort, since we were left very unhappy with every other guesthouse. We booked through their site's online form and immediately got back a very helpful response, our booking confirmed and... More

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Address: 19, Lebuh Kimberly, Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Also Known As:
The Small Inn Penang/Georgetown

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