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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We paid just a bit over £11 for one night as we just wanted somewhere to stay for the night. For the money spent I didn't expect too much from the Motel even after reading reviews about the issues with the toilet. Unluckily for us, we got Room 224 and the toilet clogged twice. The staff are quick to respond... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

The first night we were in the terrible room! Smelt bad (smoking), dirty. The second night was more better - another room. Quite clean, smelt normally. Bad wifi - does not work. Friendly personal. Possible to buy some basic food and cosmetics.

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Thank Kristýna F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here. The room was very quiet. All quests are asked to be quiet from 10pm and no alcohol is allowed. The staff are very friendly the room was comfortable but basic. The only negative was the blankets and towels were old and worn.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights during my visit to Georgetown...a small room but still comfortable for rest and sleep after whole day of sightseeing in Georgetown. Friendly staffs. The area around this motel quite dull after 7pm and the nearest eating place is at medan selera not far from Padang Kota Lama.

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Thank Nooraishah S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

For the money you pay, this place is above expectation. Clean, decent size room, air conditioning, hot water and best of all.. wifi service that beats some 5 star resorts. The wifi coverage was available for the entire area and that too at a fantastic speed. Also the gentlemen who checked in us was great, even thou it was late... More 

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Thank naturewala
Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016

Great budget hotel! Clean and decent size room with AC and hot water. The wifi here was great but make sure you request a room close to the router (we were in 205). The only complaint we have is with the bed. You can literally feel every spring no matter which way you try and lay down.

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Thank LindseyBKK
Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Me n friends visited penang in a very last minute and we didnt make any booking whatsoever. Around 12 midnight, we just drop by and ask if there is any toom available for 4 person and the receptionist say they have. The room for 4 is very basic. But comfortable, clean n tidy. Very good place for budget traveller.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

Couldn't expect much with the price they offer. Good for backpackers who wouldn't mind to stay in a small room where more than half of the rooms is occupied by the bed. The rooms were clean and they provided blankets. The detached bathrooms were clean and no that bad actually. Air-conditioning and WiFi works great. Easy to find parking space... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

I was in Penang for a work trip and stayed in Friendship Motel for about 5 days 4 nights. Wifi was weak. So weak that I've to use the free wifi for the area. It is pretty limited as you walk out of the lobby towards your room, wifi goes off. Poor wifi. They do sell mineral water. They're bottled.... More 

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Thank Gildon C

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Went there with my mother last week... The staff was friendly prople there where beautiful.. Just nothing bad to say really... Totally recommend place to go 100% service.. Good for anybody with a tight budget

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Additional Information about Friendship Motel

Address: 20 Penang Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $14 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Friendship Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 55
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Friendship Motel Penang/George Town
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