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Baan Talay Homestay

2.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   515P Jalam CM Hashim, Tanjong Tokong, Penang Island 10470, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
John g Varkala, India
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Varkala, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My stay at this Homstay was pleasant. It is true that I had a room with air conditioning, if I had chosen a fan, I would have died of heat because the temperature in Penang so 24 hours. The building needs improvements but to be a homestay is good and consistent with their rates. I paid MYR 45 per night... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Actually I have been to this property back in 2011...I have taken my time to reply but there are many events that seem to come together. 1) even if you stay on the property and tell clearly you want to extend your stay, you will not be allowed.The internet booking takes precedence. 2)Being an asian place, westerners get better treatment.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I was browsing through TripAdvisor, looking for a place near the beach with a reasonable price, and this seems to fit the description. However, it is not exactly next to the beach, as one had to walk quite a distance through some other buildings in order to reach the beach. The advantage of this place is that it is situated... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

The Pros:- - affordable, friendly owner, welcoming and felt just like home - high speed internet - check in anytime of the day - beautiful garden and well equipped kitchen The cons:- - Not very clean (short of staff - only 1 house keeper working) - dusty rooms, dirty old curtains - uncomfortable bed and dirty old pillows - no... More

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Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

For my first time in Penang, I couldn't expect better. I booked a double-bed room for five days in Baan Talay Homestay, and I must say I really enjoyed my stay. About the room, nothing to complain about: air cond and/or fan, a big wardrobe, and a comfortable bed, in fact everything you could need. Wi-Fi working fine aswell. Just... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

My husband and I planned to stay at Baan Talay for 30 days, but ended up living here for SIX MONTHS! For long-term travelers like us, this was the perfect homely, budget accommodation: two shared kitchens, garden, spacious living room and free, fast Wi-Fi (both in and out of our room). Continental breakfast w/fruit is also included, along with tea/coffee... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

We stayed in chalet room for 4 nights, wished we could have stayed longer. We were very satisfied with our stay here. Ray has been very informative and helpful from assisting us in every aspects during our stay in Penang Island. We really like the big kitchen and possibility to make our own lunch and dinner, felt like home. The... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

This place is a death trap and should be demolished. Rooms are all in bad shape as stayed there for three nights in three different rooms. Showers and toilets as well as the whole place in need of a good clean and scrub from top to bottom. Mould in places, and they don't even change the bed sheets between guests... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

The staff were very accommodating and super friendly. The rooms are clean and spacious but a little humid but with the fan on and windows open it's quite comfortable. Bathroom and shower were shared and clean. I would definitely stay here again.

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München
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

It has been nice experience staying in baan talay..the homestay had everything we needed, conveniently located within the town and bus stop. The promo rate is very helpful for budget traveller like us..hospitable & caring owner made us feel at home. Even before our arrival, he was advised us thru email ab nice local foods & sightseeing in penang.. He... More

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Address: 515P Jalam CM Hashim, Tanjong Tokong, Penang Island 10470, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Tanjong Tokong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Baan Talay Homestay 2*
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Baan Talay is a your boutique urban homestay and executive guesthouse in Penang, Malaysia. Location in one of the foremost residential housing complexes of Penang, in Tanjong Tokong Just 2min walk to Tanjong Tokong beach. Baan Talay is the kind of house where you actually feel right at home the moment you walk in. ... more   less 
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