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101 King Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #35 of 103 Georgetown B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Tokyo, Japan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We stayed here after moving from a very loud hostel. The bunks were comfy and we had our our locker. We had two showers with hot water right next to them room. The staff were very friendly and very helpful. The only bad thing was the toilets were downstairs but overall a lovely place to stay.

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Oud-Turnhout, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Don't do it for the room: I was here with a friend and our room consisted of a bunkbed. That was it, no space at all. Showers and bathrooms were shared. This is not a problem however, as everything is clean as a whistle. Location is excellent: right in the middle of Georgetown, basically everything is in walking distance, including... More

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Yangshuo County, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

lovely and helpful stuff, great location, clean and comfy. I was there twice and I will go again. Very good value for money. If you want to enjoy George town this is the place to book. There are many things to do around and such food and sightseeing.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We stayed only one night (regretfully) in Cocoa Mews, as we had a booking by the beach prearranged We found the staff to be fantastic, I dint get the guy on receptions name but he stayed 'on duty' until 11pm when our ferry arrived and even then was warm friendly and enthusiastic about the city. The first thing he asked... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

You can't beat Cocoa Mews' location, which is right in heritage Georgetown. Even better, it's very affordable -- 70 ringgit. I was shocked at how expensive the new "flashpacker" hostels are, 200 ringitt and up! Cocoa Mews isn't exactly packed with amenities -- no common space, no kitchen (save a small area with kettle), no anything except for very clean... More

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Enschede, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

We booked the private 2 persons ac room, it was clean and the bed was comfortable. The shared bathrooms were very clean as well, even when some guest apparently had some stomach problems and made a mess of the toilet it was cleaned within a few minutes. But the best thing of staying here was the staff, they were extremely... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

We really enjoyed our stay here. All of the staff are always so helpful and friendly providing lots of advice of places to see and most importantly places and things to eat. Rooms are basic and clean. Location is next to some very good restaurants and within short walks to all areas of Georgetown, bus stop 2 mins walk away... More

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Kings lynn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

We'd chosen to stay at Cocoa Mews due to its location in Little India (and therefore access to food centres etc) and also the fact it was a bargain! We booked a cheap, windowless room which was fine. Quiet, air conditioning and spotless. The guy on the desk was very helpful, advising us not to do tours but to use... 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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