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“Comfort to stay” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ryokan @ Muntri Street

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Ryokan @ Muntri Street
62, Muntri Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia   |  
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Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
1 review
“Comfort to stay”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

It's my 2nd time stay in Ryokan Hostel and this with group of friends. Will definitely come again. I prefer with Ryokan as around the hostel have lot place to visit including little india and famous food. It comfort to stay and cheap with the free breakfast and friendly staff.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuantan, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

It's not your fault but please restrict guest from running across the corridor. especially during night time. Besides that, all are excellent. Toilets are clean. lobby are comfortable. friendly and amiable receptionist. Maybe could expand the loft for night activities. Could refer to Singgahsana Sarawak rooftop design.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Penang
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Very nice and homely atmosphere, with air conditioned rooms and water heater services. Free breakfast,and also very pleasant customer service by the staff. Near to sightseeing hotspots in Penang. Since its a Bed& Breakfast, there are no swimming pools available. Penang nightlifr is also within 30 minutes walking distance

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Edmonton
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Ryokan is a clean, quality hostel, but at the time I stayed there, the second floor showers were being renovated. It was a bit of a pain to go downstairs to use the first floor facilities. The night I stayed, it was relatively empty there, but I can only imagine what a nightmare this would be when the hostel is full. The staff should probably tell people about their non-functioning facilities BEFORE they check in. Maybe ask before paying?

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Its a BnB style. Recommended for solo traveller or a group of friends. Its value for money. And its bathroom have hot/cold shower. Love it. Its really clean and is nearby to the hot spots in Penang. Gladly recommend to my friend and might come again for my next stay

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

I stayed at this place, not just once but twice. The first time was months ago. The second time was quite recently. During my first stay, breakfast, if I recall, was merely toast, jam, butter and coffee/tea. But now, you get to eat hot sausages and bull’s eye egg too! So, yes, I enjoyed my breakfast. My day starts with breakfast ):

If you wish to chill out a while, there is the television for you. Watch CSI (NY, Miami, you name it!), Box Office movies or whatever you wish. Yes, Ryokan thankfully has ASTRO channels, unlike some other hostels in Penang. Due to my keen interest on travelling, I have stayed at various hostels. In my view, Ryokan is without doubt one of the best! The staff especially Edward (hopefully, I got the name right!) whom I dealt with is courteous.

Considering everything, security, place to sleep and chill out, location, etc., I would say Ryokan definitely offers ‘value for money’. But then again, this is merely my opinion. The best way to form yours is to give it a shot, as in the proof of the pudding is in the eating!

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Nice accommodation
Very relax place to stay
Me and my friends could rest well for the activity on the next day.
The staffs are very professional and friendly.
Yummy breakfast provided.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Ryokan @ Muntri Street

Address: 62, Muntri Street, Georgetown, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Georgetown
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 43 Specialty Lodging in Georgetown
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Fulfilling everything a flashpacker need, our boutique hostel redefines the true meaning of flashpacking by providing affordable accommodation in a chic environment which guarantees fun, comfort and security. ... more   less 
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