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Malihom Private Estate

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Kiri N/T168, Balik Pulau, Penang Island 11000, Malaysia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A beautiful place almost in the clouds of Penang Island. We had only booked for one night before leaving Malaysia. Wished we had stayed longer. The cabins very accommodating, and the old world evening meal fun.

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Hong Kong Region, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

We had 2 nights here and wish we could have had at least one more. It is a beautiful piece of paradise high in the hills above Penang. Our converted rice barn was amazing. Our view towards Georgetown was stunning. The staff were friendly and attentive when needed and invisible when not needed. Our cares vanished and we totally relaxed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I couldn't believe my senses when I arrived at the top...the view alone was enough to make me cry...the fresh cool air and the sound of nature just took my breath away. What I found even harder to believe was the service and the accommodation. I am amazed at how they manage to provide all the facilities, beyond what you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

We absolutely love Malihom, from its beautiful pool overlooking the forest and sea to the peace and tranquility of the resort. We were there for Christmas and although we were told the resort was fully occupied, it hardly saw or hear anyone. We stayed in Sanook, however we were slightly disappointed that the bath tub featured in the pictures on... More 

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George Town, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Great location for relaxing and recharging from the daily busy city hassle and buzzle. It's an adventurous trip visiting the other part of Penang Island on a bike, riding on a bike to the hilltop of Malihom is very challenging and exciting. We were there for 1 night stay in Aloun Barn and we did enjoyed the estate thoroughly. The... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This is a private property with 8 huts built on it. Each with a distinct character, woody and beautiful. You will go back to living with nature, so bring your insect repellant, forget about your handphone, ipad and whatnot cos there is no reception. The only luxury is the TV in your room but it has no connection to any... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

We stayed at the Malihom for 2 nights, it really is as good (or even better) as it looks. We didn't have any trouble finding the place, we printed the instructions just in case for the taxi driver and followed these. The taxi did not want to go up the hill so dropped us off at the bottom, we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

A wonderful 1 night stay specially arranged to be out from the busy city and to celebrate her birthday and followed by a special surprise to HER that has been planned long ago. We are very lucky to be the only guests in Malihom on that day that makes everything even more special, personalize and memorable. Special thanks to Mr... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

Going up, we were all skeptical about this place. On the subject of going up, my advise, do not drive a big car/van, the road going up is very steep, narrow and winding. Other than that, this is a perfect place to get away from city life. Unlike any other private estates or resorts, Malihom is extremely unique. Thanks to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Malihom for two nights as part of our honeymoon in Penang. The view was tremendous and we especially have to applaud the staff for being tremendously attentive to our needs and making our stay a pleasant one. The food was excellent, though we did prefer the Burmese cooking more so than the Western dishes... More 

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