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Old Penang Guesthouse

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Bangkok
Reviewed 4 January 2013

Nice guesthouse, clean and affordable. Chill out area and tables are spacious. Enjoyed chilling outside the property, drinking a beer and watching the world go by. Staff were friendly (although kept forgetting who we were...). Breakfast is basi (fruit and toast) but it's included. Only downsides: wi-fi very slow and the walls are paper thin. Hopefully you won't be next...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 29 December 2012

I love the old architecture all throughout the city of George Town, and this hotel is right in the heart of the historic district. This old house has been remodeled as a nice, new B&B. Although, like most B&B's in SE Asia in this price range, the breakfast is nothing more than toast and fruit. The property itself is beautiful...

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Victoria Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2012

Chose Old Penang Guesthouse via TripAdvisor reviews. Was perhaps not quite as expected. We stayed four nights & appreciated the location of the guesthouse. Love Lane was really convenient to a great deal: restaurants, shops, buses etc. The guesthouse itself clean & unpretentious. We had one room without bathroom for the first night & another room with ensuite for the...

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1Thank LordPeter
Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 December 2012 via mobile

We spent few nights there. Friendly guesthouse including breakfast. A bit noisy in the evening but the worth is during the night when many mouses come into your room passing under the door to eat everything that is eatable or walking on your bed, it is quite discusting.... We talked about that to the manager and he did not want...

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Belgium
Reviewed 25 December 2012

A very nice heritage building. The room and bathrooms are clean. Breakfast is simple – toast, jam, fruit, coffee or tea - but OK. Keep in mind that this is a party area. There was music until late and the first night some-one was banging on the door in the middle of the night to get in. So I didn't...

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1Thank Applewoman1973
singapore
Reviewed 22 December 2012

stayed in the 4 beds female dorm. spacious enough for 4 people! lockers were inside the room, however you need to bring your own lock. located at Love Lane, away from the bustling main street. really enjoyed chilling in the courtyard or outside the hostel. staff were friendly and extremely helpful. shared bathrooms were clean! highly recommended :)

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 December 2012 via mobile

This guesthouse exceeded all my expectations: great location, helpful staff, really clean premises. Breakfast is included and so is a towel. Rooms have AC and are not cramped. They also have free lockers. Great value. The old building gives this place a unique atmosphere. So far, my favourite!

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Thank Nadia2911
Reviewed 4 December 2012

住GH最在意的就是洗澡和干净程度,而这两点Old Penang都非常满足我的要求。此外他家的免费早餐并不对付,虽然简单但是很有诚意,还有水果。工作人员非常非常可爱,会说简单中文,不过交流还是得英文哦,混住间很干净,很干净。

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 20 November 2012

I took a double room for my stay. Building is old but the facilities are quite neat. Room is spacious & bed is very comfortable. Public areas are clean that I could not find any nasty smells & cockroaches. Staffs there are friendly & helpful. Its very nice bread & fruits always available in breakfast time. You can enjoy your...

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1Thank Katekiss
Bali
Reviewed 6 November 2012

If you wish a good base in Penang that is welcoming, efficient and resonable priced; this is the place. We stayed her durung the penang Cricket Sixes at The Penang Sports Club and it was very near all places we were interested in. The service was excellent and very welcoming.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Old Penang Guesthouse is a beautifully restored pre-war building in the historic city of Penang, Malaysia and still retains much of its old world charm. It is believed to have been constructed more than 80 years ago. It is especially important as an example of a very early shop house prototype. From the original mosaic-tiled flooring, intricate artwork, inner courtyard and to wooden shuttered windows, every aspect echoes the history of the region, and offers a beguiling journey through this enchanting heritage. It is a best accommodation for travelers who seeking for budget heritage stay. The design integrates old with new, modern with historic, ensuring that the total experience is one that is authentic, honouring the past while bringing every modern convenience to bear. Let's explore the heritage and find your old time memory here! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Penang Guesthouse

Address: 53 Lorong Love, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $18 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Old Penang Guesthouse Hotel Georgetown
Old Penang Guesthouse George Town
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“Some rooms have no windows.”
teeganpoulsen, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“rooms,toilet & bathroom was clean and located at main place”
, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Good single rooms for solo travellers. Wifi and AC. Breakfast included till 12.”
TonyBernardo, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms towards the back of the building are quieter.”
thomaspQ2565OM, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay in room 1”
inpericas, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
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