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101 King Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Cocoa Mews
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Ranked #34 of 113 George Town B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the heart of Little India, this cute hostel is the perfect accommodation for someone who looks for value for money! The friendly and helpful staff could recommend me what kind of delicious food I can buy on the streetsmarkets around the are. Also accommodation on Langkawi and the Cameron Highlands was referred to me. I booked my transfers... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This guesthose has raving reviews. And yes, the service is very friendly - even distressingly eager (I'm a finn so used to take care of myself by myself, search internet for good places to eat, what to see, etc. - it's totally odd that someone totally strange tries to tell me which are good places for me) - and toilets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Smack dab in Little India, Cocoa Mews is unique in that it's a budget guest house, but not entrenched in a "Kao San Road"-like party/blaring reggae/hippy enclave like Chulia Street. There's no cafe or bar attached, so you'll have to go do your boozing elsewhere. However, you're minutes from most of the cultural attractions, the hawker stalls, banana leaf restaurants,... More 

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Newhaven, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Cocoa mews is in Little India in the centre of the old town of Georgetown, it is for those on a basic budget, but is very clean and well run. The kitchen is basic, comprising a microwave and fridge, but coffee and tea as with spreads for bread is provided throughout the day. The staff are especially welcoming and helpful,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The guy who runs the place is the best host who we has ever met in Asia! We spent 30 minutes over a map and he showed us everything what we should see and try in Georgetown. He helped us which restaurants and meals should we try and all of his reccomendations were perfect! The place is also really clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Location- right in little India, walk away from great cafe (mugshot- a must find!), great restaurant (Kapitan) and buses to shopping centres, bus station etc. stops around the corner! Can explore street art and Jettys by food easily from here. We got a basic aircon double room with shared bathroom. As backpackers we aren't fussy and just want something clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Compared to 4 or 5 other places I have stayed in panang it is good. I had a single room on second floor I will say it was most probably the smallest room I have stayed in but I was happy. Air con, wifi in room, felt really secure, clean, my room was really quiet at night, very helpful staff... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

There are only two good things about this place. The staff were very friendly and gave great tips about where to go. The location is also brilliant, right in the heart of Little India with some amazing restaurants nearby. Everything else was awful. My boyfriend and I paid for an "executive" private room. Essentially this means you get a private... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Great location, walking distance to everything. Staff are extremely friendly and willing to help with lots of local knowledge and recommendations. Comfy dorm beds, lockers in room, free water, free wifi, free tea and clean bathrooms. Only downside is there isn't a communal social area but for the price you pay you really couldn't ask for more! Spend an afternoon... More 

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Great location, fantastic owner who was so friendly and full of great tips, he even gave us discounts when we asked to stay another night The rooms very basic but clean, well air conned and bug free which is all i want from a budge hostel, would definitely stay again

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Address: 101 King Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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