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    Merlin Hotel

    1-A st. Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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    07/09/2017 07/10/2017
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      2 adults
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          $25
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          Overview
          • Excellent40%
          • Very good20%
          • Average20%
          • Poor20%
          • Terrible0%
          May 18, 2016
          “Budget hotel more suited to backpackers.”
          Mar 4, 2016
          “Disappointed”
          Free Wifi
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Hotel
          Family Rooms
          Pool
          Restaurant
          Fitness center
          2.5 Star Hotel
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          1 - 5 of 7 reviews

          Reviewed May 18, 2016

          The hotel location was totally difficult to find and even the entrance was just a staircase up and badly lit. I had booked a family room and the room was really bare....no drinking water and you had to go up to the 2nd floor to...More

          1  Thank MaryAnn P
          Reviewed March 4, 2016

          First impression was feeling a little disappointed. I'm not sure what the difference is between a hotel and a hostel, but this definitely felt like the latter. The reception is found on the first floor up narrow stairs by the side of the restaurant kitchen....More

          1  Thank Moodleprof
          Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

          Strategic location, which is near with Padang Kota Lama, Indian Street, and art street also just nearby. You can walk or just rent a bicycle. I take double bed and the room is good, clean and everything perfect for me. Most important tv have astro😁....More

          Thank Ainrosli
          Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

          Merlin hotel is great for location, super easy to explore Little India and the surrounding areas. For the price you pay and for what you can access on foot it's brilliant! The rooms is comfortable, the to is good, great bathroom, wifi wasn't fabulous but...More

          Thank MrsWorldwide1990
          Reviewed April 4, 2015

          This hotel is located walking distance to the ferry jetty to go to Langkawi island. We only looked at two hotels before booking here. It is actually expensive for Penang (100RM) We actually didn't do any research before booking. The room was on a quiet...More

          1  Thank Sarah F
          Hotel Chennai
          9 reviews
          #121 of 170 B&amp;Bs / Inns in George Town
           
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          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
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          • Price range
          • $20 - $34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Hotel class
          • Room types
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 16
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          • Location
          • Malaysia >
          • Penang >
          • Penang Island >
          • George Town
          • Also Known As
          • Merlin Hotel Penang/George Town
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