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Cocoa Mews

101 King Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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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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Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

located just on inside of little India this place is buzzing with character. Just coming from an average guest house in KL this was a welcome sight. although paying 60Rm a night a little more then the 50Rm in KL this place was comfortable, air-conditioned great Wi-Fi. and good clean toilet and shower fertilities and also the private room myself... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Positive: great location in Georgetown... 15min walk to the bus terminal and ferry. WiFi good in most areas. Cost is cheap... Cleaned showers and room. Large dorm room. Friendly customer service. Negative: no breakfast... Compared to other hostels in the area. Showers small and tight. Beds uncomfortable and attacked by bed bugs (raped). No chill out area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The owner is very kind and helpful the room is simple and just the the sinks on the second floor need a little bit more clean. I guess you get what you pay. I would go back again next time..I do recommend if you need a place to stay in Penang :)

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We stayed in Cocoa Mews for a couple of nights when we first got to Georgetown. It's not got a big sign outside it on the road, however they emailed us a couple of days before to let us know what to look out for (it's right next to Pearl Clinic). The rooms are small, but are nicely furnished with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We booked the day before we arrived and arrived late due to buses and traffic but the owner made us very welcome and helped us check in and get settled. It's an old wooden floored house with shared bathrooms. Ideally located in the heart of little India. The staff help you out with everything which is on, festivals, maps, anything... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Standard hostel.. The room was extremely small, a bed and not much more.. And it smelled horrible... The shared bathroom was ok I guess, but nothing fancy at all. The only good thing was the location, in the heart of Little India.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I've stayed in the dorm room where the AC works pretty good. The staff are friendly and helpful and will help you with bus tickets and things to do around the island, which buses to take and so on. The location is great as it's in Little India, and since Penang is considered to food Mecca of Malaysia, you will... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had room number 8 (double room) and it stank!We don't know if it was the A/C but there was a horrible smell anytime we went in. Also no window,the blanket looked like it hadn't been washed in a long time,the pillows were just plops of foram inside a sheet and I am pretty sure there were bed bugs. There... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We had a private room for 2 nights, which has a decent size. But the smell in there was kinda gross (no window). Shared bathroom was OK. Staff was nice, gave us some good advice regarding restaurants. Also bought a bus ticket to Cameron Highlands there, which was a ripoff. Charged way more than it should have cost us for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

Great place with clean and tidy rooms, comfy beds, good location surrounded by good local food, and within walking distance of the Jetty and local bus station where you can get a ride to the airport for just MYR $ 2.7 The staff is very attentive, friendly and helpful.

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