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23 Love Lane

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23 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #6 of 143 George Town B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Surat Thani Province, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is nothing I can fault about this beautiful hotel in my favourite city in Asia! It is set a bit further back from the street, so nice and quiet in an old colonial building. The rooms were immaculate and the design and artwork of the whole hotel was incredible. Breakfast was an absolute feast, there is so much on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely hotel. The staff are just so friendly and accommodating. There were 5 of us and we stayed at the Indian Shoplot. It was clean and comfortable. Really nice art and deco and so spacious. Complimentary tea and breakfast was good too. The atmosphere and surroundings just takes you back to the colonial days. Good for hanging out with... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed in the stewart suite, and loved everything about it. The suite is actually a restored 2 storey shophouse just around the corner from the main hotel, and it was fantastic for our family of 5 adults and 1 child - it came with 2 king beds and an opium bed, a jacuzzi, a large hall, 2 TVs and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What keeps me excited about Georgetown, the UNESCO world heritage site on Penang Island, is its old-world charm combined with a flurry of new tourist ventures, while still being a very real little town where people eat, pray and sleep. The location of this charming little boutique hotel let's travellers easily access the narrow streets of Georgetown. At the same... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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 February 15, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

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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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

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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