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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Argyll Road, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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Ranked #32 of 55 Hotels in George Town
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
49 hotel reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I started out in one room, but was so unhappy with it because the a/c did nothing to help cool the room down, I was moved to a "renovated" room, which wasn't much better, but the a/c was effective. Consider the following comments to be about the renovated room (except for comments about the balcony). The relatively good things: Large... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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19 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you can avoid it then do so. I only ended up here because I booked a visarun from Phuket with a company called TVR visarun. The accomodation was supposed to be at banana boutique hotel but on arrival it was full and some of us were sent to this hole. I imagine this is how they get a lot... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is so tired and run down. Our room has water seepage on the wall and ceiling. The carpet is wet and dirty! Everything in the room is old and tired. Room is not soundproof. It's my worst nightmare!!!!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Mingood was located conveniently on the border of the Georgetown historic district and comfortable walking distance to all attractions in Georgetown. Hotel rooms were adequate and clean but a little dated. Breakfast was pleasant and basic in the top level. My only issue was the morning we left, the credit card machine wasn't working and the staff expected me... More 

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Sibsagar, India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I booked this hotel through asiatravel.com. The only good point is location which is near to heritage place of Georgetown otherwise rooms were really shabby and washroom was among worst. I didn't try for their restaurant as I wanted to see the eatery outside. For the same price, I stayed in Hotel B-suite while return which is fabulous though B-suite... More 

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Caversham, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
45 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Average kind of place, fine for the price. Room a bit gloomy and dated, but clean enough and not cramped. Included breakfast is just toast, cereal and oranges, but there's nothing to stop you bringing in a yoghurt or other fruit as well - rooms have fridges. Located close to 101 and free Central Area Transit buses, so easy to... More 

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London
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31 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Staying here for a week on Business early November. It is only 200 metres from Penang Road and easily accessible. Our room was already ready when we had check- in by 12:00 noon. The receptionists were friendly and offered us helps on attractions. The room was a bit out- dated that needs somewhat renovation, but rather spacious. The cleaning maids... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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46 reviews 46 reviews
37 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

18/06/2014 to 25/06/2014 Not a bad hotel, rooms clean but on the tatty side. Good location for buses and sights. No restaurant but some good options nearby. Hot and cold water, TV & WiFi in room. Recommended.

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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The staff were friendly and helpful however I could not recommend this hotel. The double bed was a little small. The bath towels were a disgrace. They were very old, worn through and very small size. The blanket on the bed was very thin, old and too small. The decor was dated and had seen better days. Our room had... More 

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San Francisco, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
20 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a good budget hotel, well situated for restaurants and within reasonable walking distance of most of the colonial centre. The rooms are large, and the services - air conditioning, water, internet - all work perfectly adequately. But the whole place seems a little tired and in need of a coat of paint, some new fixtures, and brighter lighting.... More 

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Address: Argyll Road, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Mingood 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Mingood Hotel Georgetown
Hotel Mingood Penang/George Town

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