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2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   52 Batu ferringhi, Town Centre, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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Ranked #3 of 20 Batu Ferringhi B&B and Inns
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  • Location
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 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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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a home with people living their daily lives in it and you as a guest see them going about their lives, the Malaysian way. So if you are the type looking for a closer experience of the local life, you hit the jackpot. This is not a place for those who wants privacy or luxurious lodging. I had... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners are what makes this guesthouse a success. They were very kind and helpful. The Laundry service lost one of our items and the owner got them to mail the garment to us in South Africa! The room is good with a functioning air con and Hot water. Very good restaurants are situated very close to the Guest house... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here as two couples as a stop over for the night. We arrived and were greeted by our hosts who were the nicest people ever. Genuinely happy and pleased to see you. And so helpful! As other people have said, they send us detailed instructions of various ways to get to the house and approx prices of various... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Stayed there last week. If comingg by bus 101 from gtown ask to be dropped by the police station,hotel down side road, turn left. Family very helpful, rooms clean. Beach acroos the road. Bonus is the balcony on the first floorwith its cool breeze and sea view.

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Freising, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

oh wow, what a great place to stay. its very simple but has everything you need. its clean and the family running to is always around if you need something. the beach is just across and its close to the bus stop and all the food places. definitely would go back and stay again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

If you are really into the beach, this is the place for you. But honestly speaking this beach aint nothing to shout about. Head over to penang national park 's monkey beach instead where it's substantially clearer and relatively unmarred by human activities. In this case, it's also nearer than staying at Georgetown. There's also some beach sports activities along... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

A big clean bed, bathroom with shower, air conditioning, and so close to the beach your feet don't get time to dry! What else do you need? This place was recommended to me from a local in George Town. I wanted someplace cheap, clean, safe and close to the beach for my 2 sons and I (aged 12&14). Family owned... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We felt at home in baba guesthouse. Very cheap, clean and friendly guesthouse. A few steps from the beach but a bit further from the city centre. (bus 101 is very near anyway and can take you anywhere on the island). But Batu ferringhi is not really worth the trip!

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Superior, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Just spent 11 days recharging at this perfect little guesthouse in Ferringhi. We have been traveling for 4 months and it was the perfect place for a timeout. Literally STEPS from the beach and for whatever reason, the beach is so quiet. Maybe a handful of people the whole time we were there. The rooms are decent sized, facilities work... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 6
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