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Straits Heritage

92 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Princeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was a stunning 3-story house, with a tiled foyer and handcrafted wooden beams/walls/ceilings throughout. There are just two apartments, one on the second and one on the third floor (the latter is a bit nicer). The location is very central, in old Georgetown. The owner greeted us upon arrival and saved us a parking space in front of the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This so called hotel or guest house only has 2 rooms. Phoenix suite on the 3rd floor, suits a couple and Peony suite locates on the 2nd floor, caters to a family of 4 or more. Outside the Peony suite, it has a living and dining area which are open to everyone staying in the hotel. WIFI, water dispenser and... More 

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Launceston, Australia
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The accommodation at Straits Heritage is wonderful. Clean, comfortable and well decorated. It's a beautiful house that is shared into 2 apartments which are both very private. We stayed in the Peony Suite which has a great view, but some very steep steps to the 2nd bedroom! The street has to be the prettiest in Penang - everyday when we... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

My wife, siblings, niece stayed at the Straits Heritage Hotel from 06 to 09 Dec. We were most pleasantly surprised when we first caught sight of the hotel's entrance. It did not look like a "normal" hotel. There was no signboard on the frontage. Just intricately carved gold-plated wood board pieces which adorned the door. You would be forgiven to... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

I stayed 4 nights in this beautiful heritage house. I had the entire house to myself, as there was no other guests for the 2nd room. The location is excellent to explore Georgetown on foot. The manager is available by phone if needed. I would stay again

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Marbella, Spain
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

The Hotel has only two bedrooms and from the very first moment you enter you feel you are in a special place. The room we had was on the top fllor, it had no views but the decoratiin was very nice, kind of antique and cozzy, The size was superb, like a suite with a lovely shower with day light,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We got a very nice room on the top floor of this little hotel (only 2 rooms). Perfect welcome by the owner who explained us everything about the city and the restaurants to visit. He reserverd a parking space just in front of the hotel. Room is spacious and very cosy. Location of the hotel is good. Many restaurants and... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Staying at this beautifully restored heritage shophouse made our visit to Penang so much more special and memorable. Tee, the manager was very helpful, often going beyond what is expected, especially helping us with our elderly parents. He knows Penang really well, especially where the best hawker food can be found. Our day tour of the island with Tee turned... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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36 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night but wish I had stayed for another night in this beautifully restored Peranakan style hotel. We stayed in the Attic room which was roomy for 2, spaciously laid out with a queen size bed, living area, shower room, toilet and a high ceiling. While the owners do not stay there, it was nice to have the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

What a gem indeed! Everything about this place is special. Tee made us feel very welcome on arrival and the house is well set up with annotated maps of good local eateries, water and a fridge so we could buy supplies and make our own breakfasts. especially enjoyed the huge jar of iced gems that we managed to demolish. While... More 

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Address: 92 Armenian Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
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