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Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion

3.5 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   14 Leith Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Ranked #10 of 99 Georgetown B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself is magnificent and a free tour through the mansion makes it even more so.The staff charming and its location ideal. However, The Red Garden next door has karaoke until 12.30AM - we found it OK but, if you are a light sleeper forget it!

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Also known as The Blue Mansion, we stayed 4 nights in June in Chang Yu (the wine) room and had the most delightful experience. The hotel is undergoing extensive renovation and currently only 9 of the 18 rooms are available. There is hardly any noise disturbance from the current renovations and the staff believe it should all be completed by... More

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Nuneaton
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights end of May in room Scholar. The room was enormous with fantastic Hugh comfy bed and a very roomy bathroom. Our room was located on the ground floor and setting was amazing with water garden right outside our room. Table and chairs to sit on where we enjoyed a drink prior to going out for the evening.... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building was very well restored and the guided tour was informative and interesting. The visit offered us a peek into the private life of a historical figure who played an important role in China and South East Asia. The architecture was a fascinating marriage of Asian and European elements. A must-see in Penang.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

The hotel is not as large as we expected from the picture. As the hotel is also listed as one of the main attraction site in Penang, it was crowded during the time of our visit. But once the mansion tour was gone, it was lovely and peacefully as the guard allowed only guests to get in the mansion. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

On arrival at Cheong Fatt Tze or The Blue Mansion in Georgetown Penang, I as surprised by the number of people milling around the lobby. The management then advised me that the mansion runs three tours a day as the building is heritage listed and contains a lot of Penang history. Currently undergoing further renovations to one wing of the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

A place like this is balm for the soul. I have been travelling my whole life, and always look for the most interesting place to stay in any town or city that I visit. It is a big call (and I admit, very dependent on state-of-mind at the time), but The Blue Mansion may be the finest place that I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This is really a beautiful hotel annex museum in Georgetown. I would recommend everybody to stay in the Cheong Fatt The Mansion also known as the Blue Mansion. We stayed here for two nights in recent renovated and beautiful decorated rooms with all facilities to be expected. The hotel is also a museum containing artifacts from the Cheong Fatt family.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

This was an oasis of calm and tranquility to escape to in the middle of the heat of the day. The rooms were so luxurious, with incredible beds, duvets, towels and good air condition. I also have to compliment the design of the building. Such excellent feng shui and such beautiful combination of complex and simplistic architecture and interior design... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Staff were fantastic, atmosphere was as usual perfectly balanced against the bustle of the old town outside, breakfast excellent, wouldnt have noticed renovations if they hadnt told us, renovated rooms excellent, will be sad to see prices go out of our range with the addition of the pool_ but good for them, we have thoroughly enjoyd every stay here and... More

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Address: 14 Leith Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion 3.5*
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