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Baba Guesthouse

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   52 Batu ferringhi, Town Centre, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Ranked #4 of 20 Batu Ferringhi B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 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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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly owners, he told us where the cheaper food stalls could be found in the area, and was chatty. Room clean ish (cobwebs), but fan rolms still very hot. Bathroom ok but a few ants running around. Overall relatively good for the money, fine for a short break.

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Sochi, Russia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

IMHO both the town and the hotel are not worth visiting and staying. The hotel amenities are very basic with most of the guests being construction site workers which is not something you expect from your hotel. Indeed, it is stone thrown away from the beach but throwing stones is probably the only thing one can do at the beach... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I took bus no.101 to this guest house, stop at park royal hotel and walk 5mins. This guest house is just stone throw away from beach. Owned by a Chinese family. Just Good for budget trip. Nearby got plenty restaurant for food as well.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The guesthouse was clean enough, with only a few termites to deal with in one of the rooms. It was situated right on the beach which was a plus and the staff were friendly. I'd definitely recommend it over some of the other hostels here. Also just up the road on the left, towards the main road, is a great... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

This a very simple But nice guesthouse family owned. They are kind and helpfull. The location is right in front of the beach. The beach is nice to walk but the water is not very good to swim. Batu ferringhi is not exactly a paradise but its ok to visit considering what the west side if malaysia has to offer... More

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Bali, Indonesia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Rooms are really basic - no decoration or furniture- but cleaness was really appreciated. We booked for two nights, but stayed more. Good location, close to the beach and everything. A special thanks goes to the Indonesian woman working there, always kind and smiling and keeping the whole hostel clean at all the time.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I loved this place! It is down a very quiet road (easy to find if you follow their directions) and directly across the road from the beach. The family who own and run it are all lovely and very happy to stop and chat, give tips on the best places to eat and directions to sites. My room was on... More

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Cooroy, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Small room - but really cheap. Clean. Friendly owners. Basic. Great location - upper rooms have communal verandah overlooking sea. Room had set of louvres opening onto another building. Backpacker accommodation. Good value for the $$

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

As in most guesthouses the staff, a Chinese family, is most friendly and helpful. Rooms and surroundings are constantly kept clean and the beach is <50 m from the front door. A bit aside from the busy city center but everything within 15 minutes walk or by bus (usually 1,70RM, no change given). Beach restaurants and bars a bit higher... More

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

"Simple, nice and clean. See to believe" That is what the announcement in the street says, and it is completely true. Decent rooms with air conditioning and very good location, just in front of the beach, and very close to bus station to go to national park (worth to go) or georgetown

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Address: 52 Batu ferringhi, Town Centre, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Batu Ferringhi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Baba Guesthouse 2*
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