went to Penang for a 3-day holiday trip with family.
stayed at Unit 12, in the only room at the ground floor, nearest to the restroom. room has 2 queensize bed,placed on top of each other, so we only get used 1. we occupied 2 rooms, 2 in each room.
the whole house is clean, rooms are well organized, restrooms have clean tiles and toilets, towels, TV, AC and electric fan are available on each room.
house is really an art space. the owners are artists, that's why.
rapid penang 101,103,104 bus stop is just a few steps away from the house.
since we don't have a car, we walk a bit far to find something to eat.
at lunch, we headed to new world park food court (at the back), it's 15 min walking distance
at night, we walked for 30 min going to Jalan Magazine, and on our way back, walked to KOMTAR to ride a bus.
you may go to Gurney Drive Hawker Food Center, a 45-min walk.
for a trip to Georgetown we hired a taxi (0124700330) to tour us,with running meter.
our contact person is Koh, he's so kind and he knows a lot so we asked him on whereabouts of Penang
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Penang Old House is a purposed built old-fashioned themed guest house and it is within a 1934 years old heritage building, used to belong to the British, hence its colonial-style double-story tenements. It has an open-planned courtyard which allows natural luminance of sunshine. The concept of this guest house is inspired by the overseas youth hostel. The Penang Old House is strategically located in the central of Georgetown and it is missioned to serve the high demand of foreign students and visitors in Penang. After two months of renovation, refurbishment and sophisticated interior design, The Penang Old House is now opened for business! The Penang Old House is situated along the street with varieties of art galleries, gourmet stalls, souvenir shops as well as a mini-supermarket (7-eleven) not far from here. It is also close to some famous Penang local delicacies such as the green house shrimp noodles (Hokkien Mee) and the Dragon Pearl’s biscuit shop. The nearest bus stop is only a couple of walk away and the public transport link is making life rather convenient to get around in Georgetown. Penang Old House is also located within the Georgetown History district, which was listed as the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008.We also provide Tour guard Car to Airport and Tour Guide With Tour Car Service ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Penang Old House Homestay(B&B) George Town