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Hotel Mingood

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Argyll Road, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
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4 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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Manila, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked at the last minute so we didn't have many options for our budget. I picked the hotel for it's location - the core of the town pretty much walking distance from the hotel. Most of the buses pass right by the hotel or the nearby Penang or Transfer road. The hotel is old, but the room has the standard... More

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sydney
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This Hotel might not look much from the outside, but once you enter, you will find friendly helpful staff with a very welcoming attitude. I read the reviews but when i initially saw the place I was a little disappointed. However they rooms are big, they have a nice breakfast on the 5th floor and the staff from reception to... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The hotel staff are friendly and helpful and the rooms are big. However wifi gets extremely slow in the evening. Basically don't have overly high expectations, you get what you pay for. If you're on a budget or really just looking for a place to sleep at night or will be out for most of the day, then you can... More

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Perth
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10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

To be honest i wasn't expecting much given that I'd paid $30US per night. It was in a dirty old street just outside of the historic centre of Georgetown. Staff rude, the bathroom was abysmal with rust stains, no water pressure and frankly I'd seen better bathrooms in a backpackers. Lobby was nice with good facilities such as internet, books... More

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Ban Kamala, Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I have been at hotel Mingood many times after i tried few other accomodation in Georgetown.i usually travel on a budget so i dont care about ultramodern facilities, but i need some space and at least a window.H. Mingood has BIG rrooms and even a balcony.everyone from front office to the maids are superfriendly since they saw me for the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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22 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Quiet spot in downtown Georgetown. The room was large and very clean. whilst It is old there and many pluses to overshadow the oldness. The bathroom is large, has a bathtub and an excellent shower. There was a lounge and coffee table and fridge. The staff go all out to help. I recommend this as a budget hotel. There are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

old hotel but very clean and cared off i stayed there 3 times never had any issues. simple but eifficient great location friendly staff. if you are happy with modern fancy boutique hotels dont go there you wont be happy, but if you are into practical efficiency you right there on a budget.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

When we had to do our three-monthly visa run to Penang my partner and I opted to stay here rather than the other hotel we usually stay at. The price was better and Arthur the manager was polite and helpful when emailing (compared to the other hotel's staff). The hotel is in a great location, close to restaurants and shopping.... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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52 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

I take onboard some of the previous comments, and yes the hotel could do with a few quid spending on it. However staff are what will make your stay here pleasant, they will try to help you no matter what the problem. We spent a week here and it is ideally located to reach most thing in Penang with ease,... More

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Balneario Camboriu, SC
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

The hotel is very simple and old but it is very well located. Also they have wifi free. The shower is not so good and the flush dont work properly. In the breakfast is included cereals and toast, if you want something more you can pay extra.

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Address: Argyll Road, Georgetown, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Mingood 2*
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Comfortable, stylish hostel living at the most affordable price! 5 star quality hostel! Located just a 2 minute walk to the chic area of the city! We are a licensed accommodation provider where secure quality accommodation and excellent services are our top priority. Free WI-FI, ISIC card welcome! ... more   less 
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