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101 King Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #31 of 99 Georgetown B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Natasha30_03 Rivoli, Piemonte, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: The staff - fantastic! All three men on reception were welcoming, chatty and incredibly helpful, advising us on how to get around, what to see, where to eat and how to get to butterworth for free. The location - right in the heart of little India, you can get everywhere really easily. The cons: Room - dingy with no... More

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Rivoli, Piemonte, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found Cocoa Mews by accident (401 bus from Nibong bus station) and were pleasantly surprised at the price and VERY helpful staff! Pros - heart of Little India, amazing staff, clean (but small) rooms Cons- if you're a light sleeper (we're not) the noise from the street and people walking/talking might disturb you

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in a private room for the few nights we stayed in Georgetown and wouldn't think of staying anywhere else if we were to return. The location of the hostel is brilliant - right in the heart of little India, the most charming part of town in my opinion. The rooms are small and basic with good (perhaps... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I stayed 3 nights at cocoa mews, 2 in a dorm and 1 on a single room. The dorm was a good size and had lockers for valuables. The showers were next door and hot water all the time. Everything was clean. A couple more hooks for things in the showers would have been helpful but there was plenty of... More

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Kearneysville, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The location of this hotel is a short walk from the jetty and is located right in Little India. The staff here as others have mentioned are so helpful with everything. We spent our time in a standard room with shared toilets. The room and shared bathroom were both clean and tidy. Overall, this hotel is within walking distance to... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014 via mobile

Staff here are so knowledgeable and helpful. They provide you with maps and also go through them with you, letting you know what bus goes where, where to get the best food, etc. Dorm room was big, cool, and clean. Small personal lockers were nice. They have power bars so there's lots of outlets to charge multiple things. My only... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Cocoa Mews has ridiculously friendly and helpful staff. They really helped polish the trip to Penang. The accommodations are completely standard. Nothing special, though I really like the charm of the old heritage house. The location is great, the beds were comfortable, and the price was right. Definitely would stay here again next time through Penang.

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights in April because all other hostels were already booked. In my opinion the hostel was just oke, nothing special. The location is quite good, although it's not in the backpackers area. This area is in walking distance and has some other hostels. The rooms were oke, again nothing special. The building is... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

All the way from Malaysia to Japan Truly good guest house & ARTHUR also hella good people! Soooo! ! ! It's clean and air conditioned dormitory lucky to get a hot shower! I also come here definitely if you have a chance to come to Malaysia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

This place is great.  We were given a warm welcome, and were shown to our room straight away.  The dude then gave us maps of the local area (a food map, sightseeing map and street art map) with details of all the traditional Malay dishes we might want to try to eat and loads of recommendations of where to eat... More

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Address: 101 King Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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