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355, 357 & 359, Chulia Street, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
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Banana Guest House
Ranked #128 of 184 Penang Island B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Villahermosa, Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rooms were divided by plastic walls, and didn't have any window or natural light and ventilation. Service could be better, in the travel agency of the hotel they treated us very bad. There are better options than this one.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I shared a room with a friend. The place was decent. The bathroom was small but it is was ok. They have a good location. Close to Little India, mall, landmarks and other good places. It is ok for 1 or 2 nights.

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

I came a across the below reviews a few days after checking out of banana and was shocked. I didn't experience any of the below and in fact had a very pleasant stay there. The rooms were basic but very clean and in an ideal location (but with the added benefit of not being affected by noise from the streets).... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

There's nothing. I just need a room for a rest and the single room with fan and shared bathroom just costs me for RM25. But it was on roof top, was hot & fuggy if stay in a room during noon time. But it was in a good location, where the bus stop just opposite with few buses to tourist... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

This is not about their rooms but about their shuttle service. We and 9 others booked it to the Perhentians. The driver picked us up at 6:00am and everything seemed normal. But after 1,5 hours of driving he got a call and stopped in the middle of the highway. "Back to Penang" was all he said. After stopping for 30... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We had to find a guesthouse for our last night in Penang. We wanted something cheap and central, that's what we got. It was on 25 ringgit for a twin room in the centre of Georgetown. The rooms were pretty clean, the walls were plastic with no windows. It was okay just for one night but the atmosphere was strange,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights before finding myself a new place around the corner, which was a fantastic decision. When I checked in there were 3 men on the desk who all seemed incredibly reluctant to talk to me. Every time I asked a question of through staff (simple things like a bar to watch football or good place... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

The location is great and the price is easy on the wallet. I stayed in the men only section which had around 7 sinlge rooms in a row. The walls were very thin and the guy in the next room was getting it on with a rather noisey girl at 4am which kept me awake for a while but hey,... More

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Colombo
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

Banana, is the cheapest accommodation I found in Penang. Shared bathroom and toilet. Fan room with 2 beds, so this makes it very cheap if 2 people travel together.They have internet on site and can Accommodate travel in Malaysia or Thailand. They also facilitate Thai visa, which is why I was there. Ideally located, opposite the Reggae club (a bar... More

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Firenze
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

My friendster and i were there in the last days of february and we arrived in this city at night and we unfortunately got to this guest house. We imediatetly noticed the bad attitude of the two men that were there in the reception, acting like of they were doing us a favour. The room Was dirty and with no... More

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Address: 355, 357 & 359, Chulia Street, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Banana Guest House Hotel Penang Island
Banana Guest House Penang, Malaysia

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