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Malihom Private Estate

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Malihom, a private estate, perched on the crest of the southern end of Penang, offers a tranquil getaway. Our unique location offers stunning and uninterrupted panoramas from every room, providing all our guests with ever-changing but always immense and breathtaking views. The fresh air, myriad sounds of the birds and stunning views are a feast for your senses whilst delighting in our array of home cooked cuisine and carefully selected collection of wines. We are an intimate boutique Retreat offering a more personal style of service and an intimate atmosphere that is only found in boutique establishments. The estate comprises a cluster of traditional Thai rice barns which have been carefully converted with modern comforts while respecting traditional charms. There are generous indoor and outdoor seating areas to allow guests to soak in the views and the cool breeze from the horizon as well as yoga and holistic therapies offering an array of relaxing treatments. At the hub of the estate lies the main wing which centers the reception, dining and living areas. The barns are linked to the main wing by way of footpaths. Each barn, with its own unique character has a private garden or a deck. This arrangement provides guests with privacy and seclusion. Our unique picturesque settings will provide that unforgettable difference to any occasion whether a romantic stay for two, group vacation, a Conference venue with an edge or a unique Wedding reception to reminisce.
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The location is special, its on top of a hill. You can see great views to the east and west, and its more to the southern view as the north is blocked by a taller hill. I stayed in Sripatum, there is a very small toilet attached to the room. I am below average size guy and I
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Maybe I was just unlucky? I happened to book one of the barns while the place was being refurbished (which no one told me until after I arrived)...I was the only person there, which in most circumstances would be a boon. But it was obvious they weren't in "catering" mode as my
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I just spent three days here. It was so peaceful I slept solidly for 15 hours my first night! Well worth a stay - staff are charming and hard working. The rooms on the sunrise side have a view of the city and Penang Bridge. Personally, I preferred the view from my room on
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If you are searching for a quiet, green and exclusive place on Penang island you should stay here and let time pass. To drop on of the hill you can not easily go by yourself or a grabcar, because the way is very steep, narrow and single lane. But the manager Sheau Fung or her
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Although a little isolated this was the perfect spot to relax for a couple of days. Staff were fantastic. Food was excellent. Good walking trail and easy access to guided tours and treks if required. The renovated rice barns make excellent accommodation and the views over the
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The Khanun at the Malihom Private Estate
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Jhana Barn with front door
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The Sripatum at the Malihom Private Estate
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The Sripatum at the Malihom Private Estate
No. You can also hire a car to go around the city.
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We are vegetarians , we had soups, rice with several different vegetable dishes, veggie chicken , cooked with garlic, ginger and herbs , really tasty but not spicy . We are big eaters and there was plenty. Fruit or cake for deserts . Breakfasts were fruit , English breakfast, eggs, mushrooms etc and one day pancakes . We booked through Agoda and was around 240 a night inc breakfast . For lunch, two dinners, three bottles wine , day hiking tour we paid 500 New Zealand which we thought was very reasonable Would throughly recommend staying here
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The rooms are air conditioned. Wouldn't say the property is air conditioned as it's very open air style. We were there in early February and never found it excessively hot. It is just a bit cooler and slightly breezy higher on this mountain.
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We didn't have much of a problem with mosquitos on the property but did use citronella repellent. We did hike the forest trail and got completely bitten by mosquito/noseeums.
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"I only stay in 1 room which is Sripatum, all the other rooms is different."
"I preferred the view on the sunset side."
"Pick the sunrise rooms for beautiful morning views."
"We stayed in Baanmi and enjoyed the Sunrise"
"We stayed in Alumn. Fantastic!"
$140 - $193 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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