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Kimberley House

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   No. 59, Lebuh Kimberley, Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Ranked #29 of 102 Georgetown B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in the China Town area short walk from good food places. Was in the 6 bed dorm. Room clean with plenty of lockers. Only downfall was the really creaky bunk beds. Every time someone moved the room was woken up by the creaking. Bathrooms clean and plenty of cubicles. Showers really hot and powerful! Laundry service punctual. Communal... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a budget accommodation in the great location, near bus terminal and food areas. Bad thing is that it accepts the payment made by cash only. Travellers sometime don't bring much money while travelling. They prefer to pay by credit cards and cashier's check. My suggestion is it should accept credit cards.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kimberley House is in a great location near the main shopping mall. We stayed in both the double and twin rooms. It was very clean and big rooms. It seems a very big hostel which to us felt more like a budget hotel than a place for backpackers. Would definitely recommend to others.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Though the hotel is just located at Kimberley road,but we still spent half hour to find it.Maybe the hotel can change another more eye-catching signboard.(Who want to find Kimberley House can indentify the bright-red signboard.) Kimberley House is really good location!It's just five minutes from Komtar that convenience for taking bus to Panang hill,the airport or other tour scene. In... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hostel, clean (except for the wall in the common room), beautiful rooms, halls and showers. This place is very good for it's price. Only 1 major downside: the internet is not working most of the time. If you can live with that, this place is the best!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Overall a good stay but when we booked, we were not aware it was a shared bathroom or that the room didn't have a window. Pros are that the room was big and clean with both air con and fan. Good wifi also and very close to the main shopping malls in Georgetown. Would recommend staying here as it's good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I stayed on May'14. Good location, the hostel is surrounded by many nice food stalls & hawkers, very near to local attractions. The 4 nights stay experience is excellent! I stayed at single room, it's spacious, with nice room decorations, and cold aircond! Bathroom is clean, and they do provide hair-dryer also. The staff is very friendly, they provide great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

My friend and I stayed there for 4 nights in April and we were quite happy with our choice. The guesthouse is well located. It is only a few steps away from the street food stalls. It is also close to Free Shuttle Bus stops, a shopping mall and Komtar bus station. Our room was nice and clean. Shared bathrooms... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights when I visited Penang and it was a great stay! Very clean rooms and bathrooms, and great staff. There is aircon in each of the rooms and grey value for the price. The location is very close to the mall and bus station a very close to some awesome places to eat!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Able to check in earlier since we reached Kimberley House half an hour earlier. - Friendly and helpful staffs, allowed us to take a shower even though we had already checked out(since we sweat a lot), and provide map & explain to us where is the attractions, what to eat in Penang. - Shared bathroom are clean and comfortable -... More

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Address: No. 59, Lebuh Kimberley, Georgetown, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Kimberley House 2*
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Kimberley House boasts its central location in the world famous Penang's oldest street with best local street food and only 5 minutes walk from main bus terminal at KOMTAR. Step into one of 19 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as air conditioning, non smoking rooms, internet access – wireless (complimentary). ... more   less 
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