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4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   23 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #6 of 115 George Town B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hong Kong, China
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars NEW

My boyfriend and I stayed here over Valentine's Day weekend and the hotel really impressed us with the aesthetic attention to detail. The courtyard and common areas are gorgeous, as is the library on the first floor and the location is perfect, right in the heart of old town. They also had complimentary afternoon tea which is a fantastic break... More 

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our pleasant stay in 2013 brought my family and I back to 23 Love Lane recently. Again, we chose the Indian Shophouse as the size and configuration (it is a duplex) is a perfect match to our family (2 little kids, 2 adult kids) with ample space for everyone. The little kids enjoyed the beautifully landscaped garden. We were really... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at 23 love lane for 3 nights from the 13th february. I stayed here many many years ago in my backpacking days when it was a humble traveller guest house but had great character (and characters) and history. So it was with an anticipated excitement that i returned having read about the extensive renovation. I was not disappointed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

23 Love Lane is a very individual hotel , the opposite of an anonymous chain . All the rooms are different , set round a pleasant courtyard , where complimentary afternoon tea is served - fresh juices , tasty titbits etc . There is a small restaurant / bar where breakfast is served , drinks available . Great location so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose 23LL on a strong recommendation from friends and were very pleased to have done so. From the cheerful midnight welcome of the train with cold fruit drinks right to our dawn departure with an unexpected packed breakfast, we found nothing but good about the hotel. The hotel seemed very generously staffed, but this was more a matter of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this hotel is perfect - location, ambience, service, room, ID, everything I could think of. Located along Lovelane (a lots of B&B and cafes), this place is definitely a national treasure for Penang. Upon check in, we are given ginger crush juice to cool off our body, perfect to drink on a hot sunny day in Penang. Stayed... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

23 Love Lane - a unique heritage property in the UNESCO World Heritage inner city of George Town, Penang. The hotel is a green oasis inside the bustling streets. The facility, rooms and gardens are amazing, and very relaxing. A great place ti unwind. However, it was the service that stood out for me. I have been living and travelling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My 2 nights stay was very pleasant and the friendly staff made it even better. The rooms were clean but the only issue we had were with the mosquitoes. However, the staff did come to spray the room without us requesting,there was a candle lit which was supposedly to ward of mosquitoes, which did help. Overall a truly wonderful experience... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Suitable for couples and pre-honeymoon stay. Even though it's a little pricey for the stay, definitely worth it. We stayed at Anglo Indian Petite. The room is nicely cleaned & groomed, toiletries(L'occitane) and towels available. Amenities are all available, including hair dryer, radio, TV... There's living room rite outside our room, completed with chess set, novels, and drinks like tea,... More 

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Grand Casablanca Region, Morocco
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57 reviews 57 reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Amazing stay amid this authentic heritage hotel. Love the gardens and ponds which is so green and charming. Service is excellent and room conditions top notch. Strategically located and easy access to Georgetown area.

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Address: 23 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — 23 Love Lane 4*
Number of rooms: 14
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