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“Brand new boutique hotel” 5 of 5 stars
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Museum Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No 72 Jalan A.S. Mansor | off Transfer Road, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia   |  
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Ranked #6 of 51 Hotels in George Town
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“Brand new boutique hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Lovely 2 days stay at new boutique hotel a few minutes walk from the heart of historic Georgetown. It's in a heritage building with antique furniture, big rooms with authentic shutters, huge comfortable bed with luxury linens. It's in a soft opening stage, which means its not completely finished - the restaurant and bar aren't yet ready - but it didn't matter at all as there are plenty of amazing places to eat nearby. Staff incredibly helpful and friendly. A pool is planned on the roof at the end of the year. Am in two minds about posting, it's a secret gem, so get in there now and keep it to yourself!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 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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MuseuMhotelpenang, Guest Relations Manager at Museum Hotel, responded to this review, April 15, 2013
Thank you for your review. We appreciate it ! Hope you had a wonderful holiday in Malaysia !
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Not yet had its hard opening, so new the obliging taxi driver from the airport went to considerable trouble to find it. Beautiful building, beautiful furnishings, right in the centre of Georgetown. Obliging staff. The restaurant and bar are not yet opened, but there is no shortage of places nearby. The antique furnishings, and peaceful sense of the past are a real pleasure. Not an 'active' family holiday hotel - plenty in Penang, but if you are looking for a historic, comfortable , boutique, experience, even allowing for it still being a work in progress, give this one a try. Staff could not have been more obliging

Stayed February 2013, traveled solo
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MuseuMhotelpenang, Guest Relations Manager at Museum Hotel, responded to this review, April 26, 2013
Dear David, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. Your feedback is highly appreciated.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

I was invited to stay there for a night just to try out the newly open museum hotel. It was a great experience. They have a varieties of great antiques collection and i was amaze that most of them were genuine. Well trained and very friendly stuff. Although its still new but over all was good. Great architecture, cozy atmosphere & great hospitality.

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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MuseuMhotelpenang, Public Relations Manager at Museum Hotel, responded to this review, April 26, 2013
Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to welcome you back to our hotel again.
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Address: No 72 Jalan A.S. Mansor | off Transfer Road, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in George Town
#8 Family Hotel in George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Museum Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Step back in time and savour the opulence of a bygone era at the Museum Hotel. Located in a restored historic building in the heart of George Town, this gem of a boutique hotel offers a unique glimpse into the golden past of this world heritage listed city. Each spacious, luxuriously appointed themed suite is one-of-a-kind, and a guests-only museum within the hotel features a remarkable private antique collection. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Penang while you indulge your senses in luxury at the Museum Hotel. ... more   less 
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Museum Hotel Penang/George Town

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