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Hotel Furama

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No.31 Jalan Peng Loong, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
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Hotel Furama
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Furama is much nicer on the inside than you would expect from the outside. The hallways are nicely decorated with some artsy murals in bright colours and we really liked our room. We chose one with two mattresses on a raised wooden platform. Looks nice and we found it very convenient. The room was well maintained although the bathroom... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From outside the hotel might look a bit run down and is not really appealing. But go inside it all changes. Nice, a bit kitschy decor. Somehow museum style. It even has a reading corner on the top floor. The rooms are clean, the wifi works very good as does the AC. Very comfortable bed. Good showers. Drinking water is... More 

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Shanghai, China
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Furama is a great place to stay if you are in Taiping. Very friendly, close to the "action", clean and spacious rooms and great value at less than 20 pounds a night. Highly recommended. They also offer a laundry service.

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Johor Bahru
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

What can I say but for that price, everything is considered very good. Good location, good value, good room etc. Check in is a bit slow when there are too many customer at one time, or else, there is nothing to complaint about this hotel. From outside, the building looks old but the room is new and clean. The cups... More 

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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We took a family room #210 Japanese type room. No frills very clean,neat & tidy. Firm beds, the quality of sleep was great quiet even at level 1. The window facing part of the famous Taiping lake. There was a water cooler at the corridor. The bathroom was clean & strong water everything working just fine. Most importantly the room... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Initially we have booked The Cendana Inn at the peak of Maxwell Hill, due to the landslide, we put up at The Furama, again. This was our 4th visit. The hotel was getting better and better-new coat of paint at the reception, new floor tiles, new air cond and flat screen tv in the room, yet the price remained the... More 

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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109 reviews 109 reviews
27 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Our party of 3 adults, 3 kids (6-10yo) spent a Sunday night which coincided with the long weekend commemorating the King's Birthday. Nearly all other hotels were fully booked but we managed to get 2 rooms (one with a double and one larger room with a double & a single). Initially I was skeptical as my previous experiences with budget... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Excellent hotel with spacious and clean rooms, big and clean bathrooms, and wide galleries with antique objects decorating them. Free tea/coffee sachets in room; free filter water in hotel lobby. Friendly staff, though English comprehensibility can be limited. Within 2 mins of walking distance of lake and a food court. Within 5 mins of walking distance from Omar's famous popiah... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A nice, but fairly basic, mid-range option in Taiping. Good, clean rooms with a better than decent bathroom. In-room WiFi is a bit hit-and-miss. Close walking distance to a 24-hour food court that does good food.

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Hong Kong, China
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76 reviews 76 reviews
38 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Stayed here during a business trip in Feb 2014 mainly due to its ranking in TA. Was pretty disappointed with the room condition and overall set up of the hotel. There were ants in my room and writing table was dirty with stain. The overall room set up was like those Chinese hotels in the 70s. The bed was not... More 

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Address: No.31 Jalan Peng Loong, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Perak > Larut, Matang dan Selama District > Taiping
Number of rooms: 32

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