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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to expect so no disappointments Good location Clean rooms Average breakfast but courteous service Wi fi was working ok Poor TV channels selection Room 109 is quite ok but small Car park available and complimentary

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Ao Nang, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently traveled to Penang to acquire visa's. We stayed at this lovely hotel close to everything that you could need for a short stay. We walked around to enjoy great food, street art and shopping. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and the shower had great water pressure and heat. I normally travel...

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Thank Zina7117
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is an old wood building that has been renovated. It looks nice but very noisy. Hardly slept a wink with wood floors. Rooms where small and very busy. The mattress was not good either. Key cards and nice paint is good but who cares if you can not sleep. Was too expensive for what it is, a glorified hostel.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Well located hotel with friendly staff and free bicycle rental. Nice looking street art in the entrance road, which people are usually taking photos in front of. However, the rooms need better natural ventilation, as the windows don't open, and therefore the room smelled damp and musty whenever we went in – we had to leave the air conditioning and...

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Heybridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for 2 nights as part of a tour group with my partner, our room was fairly large and had air conditioning and a satellite TV. Our own complaint with the room was the lack of hot water in the shower, throughout or stay the water in the shower was consistently cold which was a major disappointment...

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Thank Dan G
Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The location of hotel was extremely great which easy to in and out way to downtown. Room was quite smaller and the room they assigned pretty noisy that I almost could not get sound sleep for couple days. Overall is fine but not exceed expectation.

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Thank EdxChen
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I am solo travel,and this place is perfect!Because the location is on Chulia street where you can find a great food! Room is clean and I feeling safe even walks back late at night,there are close to every thing! Book it! You would not regret . I will be back again!

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Thank 958yuim
Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Very very slow Wifi internet and noisy. The walkie talkie is so annoying especially when they're making up rooms next to your room and you dont want to be disturb. Not a place to relax. All the promotion is a lie. Never stay this place again.

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Thank JabberCookie
Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Room was the size of a small garage for two of us like the dungeon. No tea coffee in room only kettle! Bed so uncomfortable,lumpy,pillows only one each,cheap bedding. So basic. Bathroom and toilet combined ,shower whilst sitting on toilet Bottle water room first night No water second day. Breakfast in "coffee garden" more like the garage, breakfast voucher first...

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Thank chapelgates
Malaysia
Reviewed 12 June 2016

The promo pictures are ridiculously outrageous. Don't believe them at all. We had to move carefully around the bed with a foot of walkway width betwn bed & TV at one end and another foot walkway width betwn bed and cabinet. Parking is very limited. If you're driving, you may risk having to wrestle other drivers for a slot. There...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Grand Swiss Hotel

Address: 431F Lebuh Chalia, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $32 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Grand Swiss Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“Do not have room on ground floor noisy cleaning at 6am.”
 of 5 bubbles chapelgates, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Squeeze yourself into the narrow bathroom if you are a plus size.”
 of 5 bubbles Timmmmmmi, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“the second floor of a quiet”
 of 5 bubbles meyuliya, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the second floor, end of the corridor. Most quiet.”
  • Just enough space to read the news and send some emails
  • Live Premier League games in the room
  • Clean bathroom
  • Comfortable double bed
 of 5 bubbles EddyWally66, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Try to request for a ground floor room if you have bulky luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles brenyeo, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
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