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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I stayed for 5 days and we absolutely enjoyed the guesthouse. Located in a neighborhood filled with amenities, it definitely helped with lots of things transportation, food, cleaning services, you named it they were just walking distance from the guesthouse. After a long adventurous day getting to bed is something that we look forward to since the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Georgetown, you should definately consider a stay at 80's Guesthouse. Perfectly situated amongst everything that is interesting for tourists and backpackers, 80's guesthouse houses in one of the many ancient buildings of the city. They managed to keep the old identity ( partially due to building laws) while creating a modern guesthouse. It is clean and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights whilst in Georgetown. We stayed in the double bed dorms and they're really comfy with decent storage. Phoebe, one of the reception staff, was so friendly and knowledgeable. Great location, clean, good vibes. Would stay again.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This time I travel with my girlfriend so I decided to stay in Double bunk and this is my first time for this type of bed. This hostel is located on great location in george town. From here can walk around the town to see many things. Hostel decorate is really really beautiful (actually almost every old building in this... More 

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Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here recently and we absolutely loved the 80s Guesthouse. Firstly, it is in such a great part of Georgetown, near to Little India and some really good hawker centres. Secondly, the service is some of the best I've encountered in a hostel. All the staff were really nice and very helpful. There was always a... More 

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Dublin Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great guest house and I will stay here again.The beds were comfortable with individual light that didn't bother others and a bonus, individual sockets. The place was kept every clean, especially toilets and showers. Breakfast was good and the staff were super, friendly and attentive. In a great place for visiting the local sights, restaurants etc. One... More 

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and helpful staff. Location superb! In the middle of everything. Boot departure to Langkawi at walking distance. Beautifully renovated house, done with style. Beds nice with own lights and chargers. Breakfast included, but could be a little more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The 80's is very unique decorations,Comfy and easy going . Common area and toilet are cleanliness. Staffs are very friendly and helpful. Simple Breakfast but works. Strong wifi .There are good located ,easy to go out ,7-11 just 10 mins walk ,easy to find something to eat and lots of hawkers .Bus stop very convenient. I do recommend The 80's... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

When we arrived on the front desk we were informed by the staff that they have booked twice our room, so they wouldn't have space for us, instead of solving or finding a solution the staff just told us to look around the area and find something else, since mostly hotels/hostels were fully booked due Malaysian holidays we end up... More 

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The80sGuesthouse, Manager at The 80's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for posting a review about us on Trip Advisor. We are really sorry that you had such a poor experience with us. Customer service is always top priority for us. We will retrain our staff member on their behavior and how to handle problem. We apologize again and looking forwards to see you again. Best regards Management More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

My sister, cousin and I trained from KL to Butterworth and were very excited to come to The 80's Guesthouse, which we had handpicked as the best option, only to be turned away for getting there late at night. I understand that there are only so many beds, but we weren't turned away for that - we needed to be... More 

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The80sGuesthouse, Manager at The 80's Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for posting a review about us on Trip Advisor. We are really sorry that you had such a poor experience with us. Customer service is always top priority for us. We will retrain our staff member on their behavior. You are welcome to visit our guesthouse anytime. We apologize again and looking forwards to see you again.... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 80's Guesthouse is the latest vintage guesthouse by Old Penang Guesthouse. It is located at 100 year old shop houses in Georgetown, Penang. The concept of renovation rests on a clear contrast of what is old and new. All effort has been made to preserve as much of the character of the existing building as possible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The 80's Guesthouse

Address: 46 Lorong Love, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $12 - $19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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