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Hotel Malaysia

7 Penang Road, George Town, Penang Island 10000 , Malaysia
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Ranked #46 of 68 Hotels in George Town
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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    3 of 5 stars
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  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When we stayed there, the renovation work is almost finished. According to the information we got, only one floor left to be renovated and the renovation itself doesn't effect our stay. We like the room because it is simple and spacious. The bathroom is good as they have a glass to separate dry and wet section and the pressure of... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Newly renovated, old place. Clean facility. Prompt service. Below average breakfast. Located at central place in Georgetown. Very near to all good eating places. Lower rooms can be slightly noisy. Adjacent to other 3 & 4 star hotels which can be more expensive than this hotel.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

-Convenient place for me -Walking distance to market and famous ice chendol store, a lot of eating places nearby -Clean but a bit noisy due to the old windows insulation and night life at the rear side of the hotel -RM 2.70 bus number 401 from Penang international airport to Komtar bus interchange +- 1hr bus ride and approximate 20... More 

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Surin, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is very good, The reception staff are not very helpful or friendly towards you very unpolite, the place is in a ongoing renovation in most floors. Stayed on the 8th floor in a renovated room and found it to be OK ,wifi working very well. The breakfast is not very good for western people mainly indian food. cost... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

On the plus side the reception staff were helpful, and the hotel is well located for local services, although in some cases it would be preferable to be further from them. But there are plenty of bars and shops etc, and you are close to the free shuttle bus service that can take you around Georgetown. You could alternatively be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Spotted this Hotel on my last visit to Penang and decided to give it a try on my next visit. On entering the Hotel there's a musty damp smell which had me wondering straight away if I'd made the right choice. After checking in the receptionist then informed us that a renovation was underway, oh no another pointer all was... More 

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Kedah, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

terrible hotel with the terrible services. the front desk's staff is so rude. one of their pervert staff try to sneak into my room. i lost a few of my panties. when i asked for the cctv, they refused to show me. they took half of myu deposit too because making noises which actually not my fault since the renovation... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Totally not a good hotel...they have hidden charges....their staff is not friendly....they took almost half of my deposit because of stain in the bed...totally ridiculuos.i never experienced the situation with other hotel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Clean hotel with all the necessary amenities. Excellent location to all the tourist attractions and local delights.At RM 150 - 200 a night, it is great value for money. 24 hours convenience store on the ground floor makes shopping very convenient

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

On an earlier trip, we had stayed at another hotel with similar ranking. Hotel Malaysia was cleaner with newly renovated bathrooms. Breakfast is average but the rooms were quite comfortable. It is also centrally located and outside were many restaurants. There is also a convenience shop located in the same row.

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