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Reviewed 6 days ago

The UNESCO World Heritage area of George Town on Penang Island was everything that I had hoped that it would be. Firstly, I love South East Asia and, living in Australia, it's pretty easy to visit. However, while we have spent a number of holidays...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While I like to get out and find my own path - sometimes fate dictates otherwise - and so it was that after missing a tour of the Blue Mansion that my wife and I were approached by Zul (licensed taxi driver and guide) to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 534craigb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We travelled to Penang on the basis that I had heard of it. I have to say it was the best culinary adventure I have ever been on. What, a wonderful island and at its heart sits this main town. The food is eclectic covering,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

A place to visit for a few days worth doing on route somewhere Easy to get around old buildings .Helpful locals .Taxis are cheap

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

from Penang cruise terminal you can walk to George Town in twenty minutes or you can take the free shuttle bus,visit the WHS museum then cross the small park go down Armenian Street passing The Eidelweiss Bar where they serve a nice class of Beer...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We have stayed in the Eastern & Oriental Hotel which was amazing. The town is very easy to walk around and you can cover it all north to south & east to west in about 20 mins, without stopping to explore! We discovered following some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MartinaDushi
Reviewed October 20, 2018

My husband and I had a wonderful time just exploring this interesting town. We walked through the streets and alleys, shopping for souvenirs, photographing sites that were fascinating and taking in the various ethnic groups that live and work in a relatively small area. We...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Marcia71
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Started the day at Armenian Street and walked our way around part of Georgetown that’s filled with cafes and street art. Will come back again!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank PrincePersia
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We visited Georgetown over public holiday weekend which was a mistake. The city was swamped by cars, and we couldn’t see the tourist attractions because of the traffic. Apart from bars serving mostly cheap chemical beer and noisy food courts ,Penang doesn’t offer anything more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank kedarskate
Reviewed September 9, 2018

With changing time and in the world of technology today, George Town (GT) stands firm carrying its past glory of more than two hundred years. This is vintage town at its best, giving you glimpses of its glorious as well as painful past during the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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May 25, 2017|
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Response from satanbug | Reviewed this property |
Yes I stayed at Batu Ferranghi myself. Very safe plus there is a decent night market and plenty of places to shop, eat or simply sit around the pool. Enjoy....
December 27, 2015|
Response from George B |
You can get a tri shaw ride for Ringett $35 per half hour,ride into the Heritgae Market..the tri shaw riders know where to go in that time.Safe ,exciting and a great thing to do to visit "old Penang".