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Shalini's Guest House

56, Batu Ferringhi | Turn R after passing Royal Park Hotel; go straight; turn L at end of the road., Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014
Monicella Raleigh, North Carolina
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014 via mobile

I absolutely loved my stay at this very homey guesthouse. The place is right by the beach, I just had to wake up and go in the water. A great room with ac that I never had to use and I could hear the waves crushing down at night.... I met tons of interesting folks and engaged in some interesting... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We enjoyed a wonderful week stay at Ashok's guest house last week situated on Feringghi Beach, Penang. We had a front facing room with a private bathroom and air conditioned. On leaving the room we had use of a shared balcony which looked straight over the paradise beach. The guesthouse is also the family home of Ashok who resides there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

This is a safe well run guesthouse in a good position. Range of rooms, some ensuite . Rooms are basic but very clean . I will definitely return . The manager -Ashok speaks excellent English . There are nearby eateries and each is across the road

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

My experience at Shalini's Guest House was not one of the best during my stay in Malaysia. Even though the room itself was good and we could keep our belongings there long after the check-out, the owner herself was not a very warm person. I liked the fact, that we were provided with free, cold, potable water, clean rooms and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

A nice, clean guest house with comfortable rooms, newly built as the old one was burnt down. Shared bathrooms are very clean, and there is a small kitchen downstairs for guests to use, with a hot water dispenser and toaster. Upstairs is a small balcony with a view right onto the beach, walk outside and you're on the beach in... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

This was definitely the worst night of one month in Malaysia. The rooms are clean but the bed is horrible with iron steels coming out of the mattress everywhere. There was one very small sheet which was barely enough for one person, especially with the aircon blowing right at your head. The rooms are very noisy and there's a mosque... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

I have stayed here several times and will continue to do so as its a safe clean family run establishment and thats how I like them. Simple down home quaintness that brings you back time and time again. It becomes your home away from home. I have meet many guests there that are also regulars so thats always a good... More

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Taupo, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

I have stayed at Shalini's Guest House before, but that was before a fire destroyed the old building. Since the Kumar Family has rebuilt the guest house (in the old style but with improvements). The result is a nice guest house which is clean and has all new amenities.

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Minsk, Belarus
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2012

Everything new , very clean , small kitchen on the ground floor . Attention - water in the sea around Penang extra dirty for swimming also on Batu Ferringhi ! Swimming imposible and even harmful !

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Taupo, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Shalini's Guest House has recently been rebuilt after fire raged through this property (and properties around it), hence everything being new. The only negative I can think of it the volume of the speakers of the mosque behind it. Otherwise I believe it to be one of the better properties on Batu Ferringhi beach.

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Also Known As:
Shalini's Guest House Penang/Batu Ferringhi
Address: 56, Batu Ferringhi | Turn R after passing Royal Park Hotel; go straight; turn L at end of the road., Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Batu Ferringhi
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Ranked #4 of 19 B&Bs / Inns in Batu Ferringhi
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