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Love Lane Inn

54 Love Lane, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Ranked #82 of 101 Georgetown 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
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Hannover, Germany
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't able to sleep the whole night through as the whole place is infected with bedbugs. Just avoid it! After escaping my room I tried to sleep downstairs in the TV corner on the sofas, but the pest was everywhere, visibly crawling over you and on the floor.... Staff wouldn't bother about giving a discount for the spoiled night,... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I've done my fair share of backpacking - long before smartphones, iTunes, tablets etc... but this place ranks as a real dive, hole, grimy shack even by standards from way back. Basic mixed dorms which had a slight prison feel to it. Staff who don't give a hoot, ok - it's a hostel but at least provide some service! Communal... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed here for one night and literally woke up with bedbugs crawling all over us. I have experienced begbugs before but never so many that they were visibly crawling all over us. There was no one up to help us out in the middle of the night so we stole a key to another room (it was so hot... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Love Lane Inn is a great backpacker hostel, its very cheap and very conveniently located. I've stayed here a few times over the last 10 years and the hospitality has always been great. This time however the main guy behind the desk was consistently lazy and rude to travellers staying at the hotel and to myself . The main 'chill... More

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Bandung, Indonesia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

very comfort with the owner, funny and very kind person. and that is the PLUS PLUS service that every body needs. i'll make sure that you'll get what your exactly need here. hospitality. :) :) :) :) :) :) see you again ko..!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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220 reviews 220 reviews
29 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The good thing about the hostel is that it's the cheapest one I could find in the neighborhood. That's about the only positive thing. Oh, and if you catch the owner in the correct mood, he's really friendly and talkative; unfortunately, that was only one brief time during my stay. Other than that, he was rude to me and others.... More

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Kununurra, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I consider this basically what a backpacker hostel should be - cheap and friendly. Sure it looks totally dodgy when you first see it, but the staff are super friendly, and happy to give you whatever advice you need, and the other travellers are generally a good crew. You want to know why you don't see many good reviews on... More

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Shanghai, China
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We checked in, everything was fine, around 11pm as we were getting ready for bed we saw a bed bug - backpacker's worst nightmare! We packed up our things, really not looking forward to trying to find another place to stay at 11pm, but we can't stay. Head down to the lobby where we try to, quietly, talk to the... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

Owners are very friendly and helpful. My bed was infested with bed bugs. I heard from several other guests that their beds had bugs too. After asking around, the problem seems to date back to at least December. Hate to write a bad review as the owners are good people, but bed begs can spread easily among backpackers and they... More

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Address: 54 Love Lane, Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
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