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Love Lane Inn

54 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Ranked #92 of 107 George Town B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is only one place I stay when I'm in Panang. This is the cheapest place bar none in gorge town and then people jump on trip adviser and complain about a lack of luxury. Actually I have stayed in far more basic accommodation than this. Love Lane has TV room, lounge area, free Wifi that actually works, free breakfast... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were just here for 1 night (thank god). We, 3 girls, booked a dorm beds but those were full so we got 3-person room for same price. That was nice! We even got money back when the owner overcharged us, he was very friendly to us. That said, it was dirty hostel and really hot. Rooms look like prison... More

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Xiamen, China
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After an hour of hostel hunting in the pouring rain, this was the first one we found with free rooms - with good reason. It is scary. There's even one room with mattresses thrown on the floor and no windows! The walls are too thin, its damp, the carpets smell bad, the bedding has no semblance of cleanliness, and the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Don't do it. It's seriously not worth the cheap price. Arrived in town late and took what I could get accommodation wise (if id read the other trip advisor reviews I would have definitely stayed well away!) When you check-in they show you a photograph of the room. It's not as clean as the picture depicts. (surprise surprise?!) Mattress has... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Definitely one of the worst place I have been in the last 6 years travelling around Europe, South America, India, South East Asia and Australia. It is filthy, especially the few toilets available are disgusting and not hygienic at all. The room we were in looks like a prison cell without window and it was so hot! It was impossible... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

I've stayed in some pretty horrendous hostels in Asia but this was definitely the worst. No where else to stay in George Town when we arrived so had to go here, the room was very hot with one pathetic fan. The sheets didn't look or smell like they'd ever been washed-or the showers/toilets-disgusting and didn't even have toilet paper. Barely... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

BEDBUGS!!!! Very cheap private room for Penang (40RM) but has very little space, just a bed in a room really. That said, nice polite staff, clean room and FREE COFFEE and breakfast!!! Also good WiFi and TV room in the back and reading room upstairs. HOWEVER we did move after we had bedbugs in the room. Green town cafe down... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I'm writing this review because I've recently decided to start pulling my own weight and to submit reviews for tripadvisor. I stayed here in February 2009 and having been around Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, and more. This is hand-down the worst room I have ever been in. Even though I was only there for a night, I am coming back 5... More

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Kuching, Malaysia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Love lane inn is by no means the worst hostel I've ever stayed in, but I certainly wouldn't recommend it! My girlfriend and I, along with another friend, stayed for one night. The check in process was the slowest, most tedious ritual I have ever experienced - however the old guy checking us in was friendly enough. We opted for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I have been traveling for 6 months and I have just found the worst place ever to stay. - Dirty -Bedbugs -Smelly -Beds very uncomfortable -Bedding barely washed and the worst is that Asian guy with a pony tail (he is either the owner or the son of the owner), he is the most inadequate person I have ever met,... More

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Address: 54 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Love Lane Hotel Georgetown
Love Lane Inn Penang/George Town

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