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“great mattress, good tv and bathroom” 5 of 5 stars
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Ryokan @ Muntri Street
62, Muntri Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia   |  
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Melbourne, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“great mattress, good tv and bathroom”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We arrived in Penang at a busy time, and this wasn't our first choice of accommodation, but almost everything was booked up. We found a room at ryokan, and ended up staying an extra 2 more days than planned. Very pleasant budget place, very comfortable room and nice breakfast.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • 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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La Massana, Andorra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

Friendly staff, very clean rooms and bathroom, but very noisy. When people walk or talk in the corridor you can hear everything! The bed was comfortable, however the 4 beds female dorm is very tigny. Good value though!

Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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Cyberjaya, Selangor, Malaysia
1 review
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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Kuantan, Malaysia
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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
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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
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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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Additional Information about Ryokan @ Muntri Street

Address: 62, Muntri Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 56 Specialty Lodging in George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 50
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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