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E.T. Budget Guesthouse

47, Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Ranked #5 of 23 Batu Ferringhi B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The staff was very nice, the room OK with a fan and a window, two shared bathrooms small but clean with hot water, there is a confortable balcony, and it's well situated just in front of the beach. The negative thing is that the walls of the rooms are very thin and I heard everything that happened in the room... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The location is fantastic - the beach is right across the street and there are plenty of local food venues just steps away. The taxi we took from the airport didn't know where this hotel was, so be sure to have it on a map or on your phone to help them out. The rooms are fitted with a firm... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

Its right by the beach and it is not bad for what it is value wise. The best thing is the location. Staff are friendly. However please make sure to avoid room on 2nd floor by the veranda. I stayed in this room and its impossible to get any sleep at all. People sit on the veranda and ignore the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

There's a lot of Mosquitos here so dengue fever too :( hotel is very basic staff are friendly and helpful the room we had had just a fan which made a squeak rach time it turned got rather annoying the hotel is rather close to a mosque to and morning prayers start early and there load but if you can... More 

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Topolcany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Accommodation was on one side great because of the location approx. 15 meters from beach, but on the other side poor because you can hear pretty much all what your neighbours are doing as well as whats going on in the hallway. Right now there is a construction of another building going on right next to the hostel so was... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It is very clean and quiet. I guess it because there is not many cust during my stay but I like it. It is very close to the beach like 3mins walk .. you can even hear the wave sound from the balcony of the questhouse.. and I think the price is good for budget traveler(I got twin bed with... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Very friendly welcome at E.T Guesthouse from the owners, who keep the place spic and span! I found it exceptionally clean for such a reasonable price. I also needed an adapter and when I enquired where to buy one, they were happy to provide me with one which they said I could keep for our whole stay. We also had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Perfect location right across from the beach, nice balcony out the front to relax with a book and enjoy the sea breeze. The rooms are basic but spacious and clean. The beds are very soft but I found it comfortable with a nice firm pillow. The family running the guesthouse are kind and hospitable. Helped us out with an adapter... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

We came to Batu Ferringhi with a family for 4 days. I chose this guesthouse based on the trip advisor recommendations and we found this place very nice and quiet in the night. We booked two rooms with fans and it was not hot in the evening and during night time. You can buy coffee, tea, soft drinks and a... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights, paid 70RM per night. Right next to beach, got great local advice from the owners who were absolutely lovely. No mosquitoes, clean, cheap and friendly what more do u want? For breakfast, turn right out of guesthouse and try Ferringhi Blue Wave. Superb cheap brekkie, best poached eggs I have ever had. For evening... More 

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