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Beaufort, Australia
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The hostel is well situated in the old Georgetown in the middle between the Chinese and the Indian quarters. The reception is nice people are polite and friendly. The room with twin bed has no window, no towel, no tv 📺 and very little , has fan and aircon. It was good we decided to stay extra nights but the...

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Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I spent here only 1 night, but it was a pleasant stay. The single room I got was spacious, clean and with a comfy double bed. Lovely view of the steet throught 3 nice windows. A/C and a massive mirror. Nice table as well. I had to share toilet but I didn't mind. There are plenty and all clean and...

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Purwokerto, Indonesia
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Overall it was OK. Location is good. Amenities are fine. My cabinet was dusty and broken. Only 1 out of 4 staff that I met was friendly. When I informed that the breakfast bread was molding (blue-green fungus), the staff didn't even say sorry, she just took it from me and went away to get a new one to put...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

❤️Like it. I found this place on traveloka apps which i always use for wherever my travel. This place near to ferry/jeti. Only walk 10minutes, also can walk to any great place around george town. Inside, the room , toilet, overall is clean. And the service also nice 😁😁😁 Such Great time for me for staying here as a backpacker...

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Winchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights and were pleasantly surprised with how nice the hostel was. Lovely old building, you will have to pay heritage tax on top of room fee (1 ringgit per person per night). Beds very comfy and there is lock up storage built in to the beds for valuables which was good. Showers and toilets also very...

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Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Just an average stay here. I was put in a 2 bed 'dorm' room, which was very tiny and a bit awkward only having one other person in the room! But the bed was quite comfortable and there is a strong air con. Not much space in the room for bags though. Bathroom is fine, but no hot water. Breakfast...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

the environment, bed, blanket. all is awesome. the price is affordable. it is dorm. so i can interact with people from other countries, and i dont know why for some reason many tourist stay here. breakfast is also available. bread, coffee and stuff

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

First the hostel seemed great. Online it was about 15 ringit or something. I didn't book so when I came in they said it was 30 ringit. I told them about the online thing, but I didn't have any internet. He said 'no problem we can do 28'. When I got up to my dorm I met 3 others: all...

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Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The location was great. The staff were pleasant. We booked the double room, en suite with TV. The room was very small but useable. Unfortunately the bathroom floor was permanently wet because the shower leaked constantly when not in use and the drainage was behind the toilet, far from the shower. So going to the loo in the middle of...

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Valenzuela City
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I stayed for four nights, including my birthday, and I can't imagine a better place to stay in during my visit in Penang. - The location is right in the heart of the core zone. All the cultural places are within a 5-10 minute walk from the hotel. I left way early for all the free tours I joined, so...

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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)
" A Heritage Experience for the Weary Traveler" Red Inn Court is a boutique eco-guesthouse centrally located in Georgetown, Penang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. "Every stay becomes a memorable experience" characterises the hospitality one can expect from Red Inn Court. Your stay will be infused within an oasis of myriad cultural experiences that make up our heritage. Use our guesthouse as the starting point to a day of exploration. Many of Penang's prime heritage attractions are only minutes away. Little India is right behind us & the 200-year old Goddess of Mercy Temple is across the road from us. After a long day's walkabout, return to the warmth among friends and little home conveniences. We offer free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, free use of Internet PCs, a kitchenette, a Lanna area, in-house movies, free flow hot/cold drinking water, book exchange, lounge area, hot spa showers and that little extra touch unique to us. Our eco-guesthouse is built for leaving a very small impact on the environment; heat-recycled hot spa showers, all lighting use LEDs, an active recycling program, eco-ventilators, automated lighting for bathrooms, etc. Guest can relax in our Lanna. A chill out area where you can sit back, relax and catch up on movies. We offer our facilities as: • We have a mini library (novels, comics, games and book exchange) • FREE HD Movies via Media Player viewed on a 42" HD TV • FREE yet Fast Wi-Fi. We dare say one of the fastest among Penang's hostels. Wi-Fi is available througout the hostel including all rooms. • FREE Breakfast - A simple selection of local and continental spread for breakfast • FREE Flow of Hot & Cold Water • FREE Flow of Coffee & Tea the entire day • FREE use of a Shared Kitchenette (equipped with microwave,cutlery,toaster and kettle) We are unique to other hostels or even bigger hotels, is that our guesthouse is built for leaving a very small impact on the environment. Green is not a byword. We have installed heat-recycled (from the Air-Condition) hot spa showers, ALL lighting uses LED, an active recycling program, Wind-ventilators, Automated lighting for All bathrooms (Toilet lights and exhaust fans switch on when door is closed) and common light timers. Last but not least, we also have a resident tours and travel guide whom would be glad to provide tourist information on Penang. Do enquire to experience what Penang has to offer :) ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Inn Court

Address: No. 35B 35c, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $15 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Inn Court 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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“comfortable”
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“Make double sure you are getting what you have based your choice on”
 of 5 bubbles LoriNick7, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The dorms are good, Do not know about private rooms”
 of 5 bubbles queeeenbeewax, 2 May 2016 | Read review
“remember to leave your shoes at the reception before you proceed to your room(s)”
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