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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 August 22, 2014
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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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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

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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11 hotel reviews
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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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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Morristown, New Jersey
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26 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

I can only imagine the terrible places that the folks giving this place high marks have stayed. It was one the worst of our 4 months in Asia. The only redeeming quality was the free walking map. Do not recommend. Loud, cramped room, threadbare sheets, rude staff, dirty bathroom. One night was rough.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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30 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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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24 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
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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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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