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Kimberley House

No. 59, Lebuh Kimberley, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Lodz, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this old nice building in the old town area is more like a hostel than b&b. rooms without bathrooms are big with good air con but can be far from the bathrooms. unfortunately you hear every word of your neighbors and every step on the corridor. bathrooms are ok, even with hairdryer. staff is slow. very very slow wifi

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

By entering, got a bit shocked by everything that wasn't allowed (no food or drinks or laundry in room etc). The place was really clean and cute once we were in. Rooms and bathrooms are fine, free coffee and tea. Had access to a computer to transfer my photos. People do sleep in the common room, bit crazy.

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Tutong, Brunei Darussalam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

i stay this place on 15th may 2016 in the afternoon at 3pm check in...for customer service well no comment for me...i booked the single room and you just imagine that the room is quite hot (which you like you wanna take shower for 3 times in the afternoon and evening) & they using portable air-con, so you wont feel... More 

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Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

The place looked so good we had to try it! The charm of the old houses is complete here. Although the ambiance is really disappointing. Bunch of people sleeping in front of a tired TV, shooting loud the latest Korean music while everyone is sleeping in front of it like a bunch of junky left there last month. Weird.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Advantages: Even if you have many luggages, you dont have to carry it up the stairs as they have a machine kind of thing to help you to take it up. I book a family room during my vacation and the family room is big enough which i really do like. Upside down is just beside kimberly house so it's... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Typical Georgetown type hostel but for a domineering, obnoxious house-keeper who thinks she’s the boss of all. Of course she’s friendly if you’re a westerner but other than that, you’re beneath her. The toilets don’t seem to be very clean and wet all the times, as well as out of toilet paper constantly, while the house-keeper is busy chatting away.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

I book female dormitory room . The room is quite comfortable as for me just want a place to stay and sleep . My tip as a solo backpacker, whenever hostel or place you going to stay, always keep your valuable thing at the safety locker . So the risk of dangerous thing happen will less . Just my opinion... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

That sums it up: center Georgetown, but not too touristy. It's about a 10 minute walk away from Komtar. Busy with locals and loads of restaurants and streetfood. (Three good dim sum restaurants without a 5 minute walk for instance) I had a private room which was spacious and clean. The people working there are very friendly. I would definitely... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

Stayed in a shared bunk for a few nights. Absolutely hate it. Although it's ONE of the cheapest, there are other hostel that are better than this at the same price. This place is very run out and has a Chinese and stingy vibe to it. The bed is very noisy and staffs are not very responsive. The room is... More 

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Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

Kimberley house location near to world heritage and the night have street foods,also near to KOMTAR and other interesting place. So far kimberley house recommend for budget travel, reception very helpful

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kimberley House boasts its central location in the world famous Penang's oldest street with best local street food and only 5 minutes walk from main bus terminal at KOMTAR. Step into one of 19 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as air conditioning, non smoking rooms, internet access – wireless (complimentary). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kimberley House

Address: No. 59, Lebuh Kimberley, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $11 - $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kimberley House 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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Kimberley House Penang/George Town
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