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Century Bay Private Residence

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   5, Lintang Pantai Jerjak | Sungai Nibong, Penang Island 11700, Malaysia (Formerly Century Bay Service Suites)
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Ranked #38 of 94 hotels in Penang Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014
Ryn86 Singapore, Singapore
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Large rooms, good sized kitchen, nice pool and gym, family-oriented, quiet and peaceful, helpful and super friendly staff, far from landmarks but can organise/charter a car to send and fetch to wherever we need to go.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

If you're looking for a quiet and relaxing place to stay then I recommend Century Bay. It's got large rooms, friendly staff and a very quiet atmosphere. Note though, that it is a fair distance from many places, so you will need a car to get around. It's close to the Nibong Tebal Bus Station though, so if you're taking... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Found this service apartment in Penang that has got it all.....swimming pool, play area for kids and many more. The suite is nice and clean, recommend long staying guest especially families whereby basic kitchen utensils are provided. Staffs are very helpful and friendly......high recommend.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

The trip itself is memorable. The staff here is very friendly and helpful, even a minor matter can caught their attention such as to provide me with washing powder. The view of the sea from the apartment is fantastic, as the scenery itself is worth the money. The breakfast is average, they serve western styles breakfast with free flow of... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Although is hard location to seen from outside but I enjoyable to stay in no traffic flow area and nice sea view. I will return back to stay if I vacation in Penang Island. Overall is fine. Staff here is very helpful. Value to stay!

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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Apts are equipped with 2 / 3 bed rooms & have excellent view facing the sea. Donot expect much service from the staff as these are primarily meant for service apt. Hv a comfortable stay here and eat out. Call the taxis your self & not from the hotel as they charge more. Internet & breakfast is bad.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

During the booking, I had stated 1 pm arrival and did arrive at 1 pm. I was told the room is not ready and we had waited for an hour. The room wasn't ready at 2 pm and I wasn't impressed. They understood and provided a three bed room suite (the booking was for two bed room suite) overlooking the... More

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The check-in was a little long even when the counter was fully manned but that could be due to the check-in procedure for overseas tourists that requires passports for check-in. The staff was helpful because we checked-in much earlier than the check-in time and the staff that was manning the counter was quick, polite and helpful. The apartment was clean,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

The below are really terrible: 1. beds! some are broken and others you can feel the spring on your back while sleeping! 2. Internet: cannot connect to any access point! 3. Overpriced on-call-taxis! 4. No towels. please bring your own! 5. Location, far from town! no shops or restaurants around! 6. Old building! 7. Air-cons are old and terrible! 8.... More

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Toronto, Canada
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

We came with a bigger group of friends, so yes it was perfect. Everyone got their own room. But when we got in the floor was dirty as crap, and the toilet leaked. They fixed it in a day, but we just didnt feel like it was clean enough to cook in and do much of anything but sleep and... More

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Address: 5, Lintang Pantai Jerjak | Sungai Nibong, Penang Island 11700, Malaysia (Formerly Century Bay Service Suites)
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Century Bay Private Residence 3.5*
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Century Bay Service Hotel Penang Island
Century Bay Private Residence Penang, Malaysia

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