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101 King Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Cocoa Mews
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Ranked #38 of 115 George Town B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
mattyl871 Solihull, United Kingdom
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Groningen Province, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Actually, this was a nice place and very nice staff. I felt really welcome here and they are very glad to help you on all sorts of maps and whatsoever. For a room in the centre it's not too expensive and the wifi works fine. Shower and toilets are clean. The room is okay, nothing special. It has ac and... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are plenty of backpacker places in Penang, but only Cocoa Mews combines a nice heritage location, friendly and fun staff who give you heaps of info on everything, along with great value for money. Penang is, of course, a food paradise. The staff at Cocoa Mews are madly passionate about Penang's great cuisine, and will tell you exactly where... More 

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Pulau Perhentian Besar, Malaysia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Already been there twice for couple of days, the staff is Very friendly! They know very well the city, where to find what, they even brought me by car to take picture for my visa. Good location in little India, full of nice/cheap/tasty indian food, pretty quiet. I stayed in the dorm, wich for the price is very clean and... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

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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25 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

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 via mobile

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
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 via mobile

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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6 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
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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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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