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My Chew Jetty Homestay

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59A, Chew Jetty | Weld Quay, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 4th time attempt to stay in Chew Jetty Homestay(uniquely houses built on sea and UNESCO heritage site) finally granted (though not staying exactly in Chew Jetty Homestay). Always fully booked - I had tried my best to do early book (weeks before checking in, maybe it should be MONTHS before check-in is required, serious HOT DEMAND). This time, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I've just recently spent 2 days at My Chew Jetty Homestay. I have to say that my family and I felt very at home as the owner treated us like a family. The home stay has all the necessities, and convenience. A totally different experience in a positive manner

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

This is an interesting place. I used to see this place for many years from the ferry going to school to Penang but did not think to visit it but the time my wife who's Finnish wanted to visit the place. As we took the free bus from Komtar to Weld Quay it was only a short walk from there.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here one night because of location . It's like staying in a relative's house except you have to pay. People are nice but the sea breeze was horrible at night . One has to share the bathroom n toilet with the occupants of the house which makes it very difficult . Floor is very basic n place a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Friendly and very welcome by owner (Chew family), located on historical area. And good to know they (Chew jetty) still keep the culture and stay united to protect it. Very clean environment and superb comfortable room. Free coffee/tea and fruit available while enjoying great sea view. In walking distance, you can get very nice local food(breakfast,lunch,dinner/supper)nearby.

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Melaka, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We just left My Chew Jetty homestay. It was a highlight of our entire trip. They were so helpful, the rooms comfortable and clean and very central. An amazing and unique place to stay, steeped in history. Could not recommend more highly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We stayed overnight here and really enjoyed our experience. Accommodation is very basic, plumbing is very basic but the family was exceptional. We were invited to share some durian with them and we really felt like part of the family. It was fantastic to walk around exploring the jetty and getting a feel for what it's really like to live... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Stay here for 2 nights and what a great experience it was! The room and place is basic but what a great cultural experience! You stay right on one of the historic jetties and really get a feel for the people who live there. The owners were so welcoming and helpful. And another family member lives across the Jetty. It's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We enjoyed our stay at this exciting place. Siew Pheng has grown up a comfortable home stay here at jettys. She is a friendly and humorous person and has been helpful in any way and anytime. The provided details, hints and suggestions around the home stay and Georgetown activities are awesome and more one could ask for! The service has... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

It was a very nice experience to stay there and the service was really-really good. (They even washed our clothes for free!!) But the buildings also sets a limit to the comfort and privacy, and therefore I cant give them the fifth star, that they are very close to receiving. But I would truely recommend people to stay there for... More 

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