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100 Lebuh Melayu Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10100 Malaysia See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
3.5 Star accommodation
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All reviewsalmond milkmr cheahbetel nutfresh flowers in our roombefore bedtimecare packagevegan restaurantdecorated with great tastewithin walking distanceroom was spotlessly cleanother guestssingle travellercity mapnight managerbeautifully restored heritagecable tvpacked breakfast
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owner and his staff where super friendly. Made their own map with great places to eat. They knew a lot. They spoiled us with nice cakes and tea on our room. Clean room, good wifi, airco. We can recomend this place!More

Thank Sanne R
Response from BNLPenang, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sanne R, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and loved our clean room and Wi Fi. We hope to host your stay again and to share more...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Betel Nut Lodge is a great budget option if visiting George Town, Penang! The hotel has all the necessities and a positive communal feel. The location is also ideal with most of the sights of George Town being within walking distance of the lodge. The...More

Thank Benjee88
Response from BNLPenang, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Benjee88, Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed staying with us and appreciated our excellent location in George Town. We hope to welcome you again on your next visit to Penang.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Betel Nut Lodge is located quite centrally, on a typical street with many heritage features typical to Georgetown. It is within walking distance of Armenian St, which is a featured heritage area. Also nearby is a small mall, evening eating hawker stalls (Kimberly St), Malaysian...More

Thank yippopotamus
Response from BNLPenang, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear yippopotamus, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed and kind review of your stay with us.We are happy to hear you explored the many food places and places of interests near our lodge. As a heritage building, our rooms are modest...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place with personal touch. Checked in at 12 midnight and there is someone to thoroughly show me around during the check in. The place had everything you need. Just bring your toothbrush and toothpaste. Nicely sized, well refurbished and quiet. There is a common...More

Thank DavisJuno
Response from BNLPenang, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DavisJuno, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. It's great to know you are happy with our service during your late-night check-in and also the check-out. Our lodge is located near the main places of interests in George Town...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully restored heritage shophouse. The location is great with lots of eateries and tourist spots within walking distance. I highly recommend the noodle stall located just opposite the lodge, and the vegan restaurant Sushi Kitchen along Gut Lebuh Acheh. The single-bedded room...More

Thank beetieng
Response from BNLPenang, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear beetieng, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. It is great to know you made use of our good location and tried the many food places in our vicinity. We are glad to hear you appreciated our quality bedding...More

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Description
Betel Nut Lodge is a 19th Century Heritage building that has been restored and refurbished with modern conveniences. It is located within the UNESCO George Town World Heritage site and is within walking ...More distances from the historical, art, cultural & street food enclave of George Town. The Lodge is also situated about 300 m from the local Bus terminal and 3 major shopping complexes. All rooms are air-conditioned and comes with en suite bathroom with a choice of conventional or Rainshowers. WiFi is Complimentary to guests. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$45 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Betel Nut Lodge Penang/George Town
Location
Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
$45 - $57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Betel Nut Lodge Penang/George Town
Location
Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
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Room & Suite (30)
Dining (13)
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PedroBarrow
March 24, 2018|
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Response from BNLPenang | Property representative |
Only one of our rooms has a fridge but most don't. We are in the process of seeing how we can incorporate a fridge in the room- as being a heritage building , our rooms are modest in size! Betel Nut Lodge
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Singapore0426
January 26, 2018|
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Response from malabar-coasters | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a flat screen TV..but didnt watch it!
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Liew M
May 21, 2016|
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Response from BNLPenang | Property representative |
Dear Liew M, thank you for your interest in our lodge. Unfortunately, our lodge is unable to accommodate pets. However, there are some small lodges in the heritage area that do accommodate pets. In case you are unable to... More
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Room Tips
"I love the front room street view, but the city waking up may not be for everyone."
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"Large room at the front is noisy due to street traffic."
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"Areca, with windows opening to the front street. Opportunity to observe Georgetown lively street scene with..."
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"The owner would be able to advice."
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