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23 Love Lane

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   23 Love Lane, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #6 of 83 Georgetown B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment I booked 23 Loveland provided exceptional customer service. I had a few questions before arriving and even managed to extend our stay over email the day before arriving. Upon arrival, we were greeted with a delicious drink, whilst the check in was dealt with. The room (Eclectic Straits 2) is well kitted out, an extremely cosy bed,... More

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Oslo, Norway
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Maybe someone should define "B&B" because in my mind, this was best described as a small hotel; it's charming to experience and beautifully arty from an aesthetic perspective. From the welcome at check-in to departure, all the staff were always friendly and helpful throughout the whole stay. The rooms were very comfortable, clean, cool (ie air condtioning) with great shower... More

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't know where to begin with this review, as I literally found every aspect of my stay here exceeded all reasonable expectations. First greeting on arrival with a chilled ginger beer cocktail and warm smile was a great way to start. Being introduced to our room, the Indian Shophouse, was even better. An absolutely impeccably decorated and maintained unique... More

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London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
78 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

This is not a B&B in my view. It is a boutique hotel and it is a lovely boutique hotel. We were greeted warmly by the staff as soon as we pulled up outside the front gate. We were shown in, given a welcome drink and escorted to our room immediately. Our room was upstairs. There was a nice common... More

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
49 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Boutique hotel or B&B? I don't think it matters at all; it's an excellent place to stay. We stayed for 3 nights. We were nicely greeted with a welcome drink and shown to our room, the Anglo Indian Garden. The room is spacious, if a little dark, with en-suite and a really nice garden bathroom. This had a good shower... More

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Langkawi, Malaysia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We hadn't read any reviews of 23 Love Lane before we discovered it on a ramble through Georgetown, but it doesn't take long to realise that this is an absolute gem. On our third visit to Georgetown we had planned to stay in the suites at the Ryokan hostel, but after a disrupted first night we bailed out and went... More

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Satun, Thailand
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26 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

23 Love Lane: bit of an uninspiring name, but it mirrors the understated elegance and unpretentiousness of this airy hotel. My partner and I first came across it on a previous trip to Georgetown. An enthusiastic guide included a quick visit here during a 'cultural' walking tour, pointing out its awards for sympathetic and accurate conservation. The tenders, complete with... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

What a great find! Lovely colonial style boutique hotel right in the heart of the heritage area of Penang. When we arrived we were made to feel really welcome by the owner/manager, he was like a big cuddly bear! Nothing was too much trouble for him, giving us beach towels and recommending the best place to go. Breakfast was amazing... More

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Langkawi, Malaysia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
37 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The hotel is well located in Georgetown at walking distance of attractions, restaurants and shops. The building is beautiful and the rooms are big and I loved all the decorations. There is a very spacious bathroom with good shower. The whole atmosphere is giving you a feeling of stepping back in time but all the comfort you need is there.... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This was our first visit to Penang and having this lovely place to return to really made it for us. We had the Anglo Indian grand room and it was! Beautifully furnished, comfortable bed, nice bathroom, plenty of places to sit quietly around the hotel, but what really marks it out is the friendly welcome from all the staff. I'm... More

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Also Known As:
23 Love Lane Penang/Georgetown
Address: 23 Love Lane, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #6 of 83 B&Bs / Inns in Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — 23 Love Lane 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
23Lovelane Penang, A Heritage Boutique Hotel in George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site. ... more   less 
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