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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Probably the worst hostel experience this year. Our dorm had no door and no power outlets, on top of this the dorm also had bed bugs, and alot of it! The toilet was disgusting, and wasn't cleaned while i was there. We also had to pay for toiletpaper (1 usd). The owner was very rude, and it actually looked like...

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Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a cheap and simple place to stay, THIS is the one! The owner Paul is an amazing person and will definitely help you to make your trip to Penang memorable, by giving you lots of good advice and telling you many amazing stories. I will return to Penang only to visit Paul again ;)!

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Came to check about the hostel. The owner was busy with another man, so while i was waiting for him to finish i was looking at some maps and info on the reception desk. The owner went nuts and screamd at me not to touch his stuff and was very unwelcoming. Obviously i did not stay there, but went next...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Hi, My name is Sebastien I leave in Thailand since already 4 years and every 3 month I come in Penang, Malaysia for get a visa! And I appreciate defenitly this Hostel! Paul, the manager is very professional and Friendly! So if you are very a small budget, the share room with fan is clean and the cost its only...

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Dont be too scared reading the previous reviews, a new owner and improvements to the common areas means this hostel is now a more pleasant stay. The showers were clean and the rooms did not have bed bugs at our stay. This is one of the most cheap hostels around. The owner and people staying in this hostel gave this...

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

For anyone staying in Georgetown, Love Lane Inn is the best around. Perfectly located in the heart of Georgetown with great access to local bus or walking distance to everything else! This is our second time here after visiting a month earlier. Paul does a fantastic job running the place and is very knowledgeable and friendly. Rooms are clean and...

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Muenster, Germany
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for four nights, since it was the cheapest room we found in that area. Turned out to be a good choice, since we felt very comfortable at that place. The room (ac) and breakfast was very basic, but more than one can expect for the money. But what we enjoyed most was talking to the owner. We...

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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The rooms are extremely basic: mattress in the floor, old bed sheets, dusty fan, , doors close with padlock... When I walked in the back some mice were munching on the crumbs left in the toaster.... Mmmm.... I know it must be hard to keep rodents and bugs away in Penang but still... The shared bathroom is not great either!......

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Please don't stay at this dirty place. I heared about the BED BUGS, and checked the room myself; I did not find them at day light. While checking the owner saw me and insisted on that there were none. I woke up like this. So THERE ARE BAD BUGS, and the owner won't help you with that, he was very...

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Quy Nhon, Vietnam
Reviewed 20 April 2016

The owner is quixotic. Some say he's rude and they are not wrong about him. However, if you're ready to see through his unfriendly attitude you will find a helpful, funny and loving man. I returned to this hostel everytime I was in George Town. Once, I arrived with 40 degree celcius fever, and he immediately took care of me....

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Address: 54 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $16 - $19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Love Lane Hotel Georgetown
Love Lane Inn Penang/George Town
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“Dorm with 8 people for only 18 RM. In other places you share to room with 11 others at this rate!”
 of 5 bubbles , 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“54, Love Lane Next to the 7eleven of Chulia Street, GeorgeTown, Penang and at 100meters to the famous Night Burger and snacks !”
 of 5 bubbles sebastienl255, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“8-dorm is just fine”
 of 5 bubbles huesch2016, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Check bed before checking in!”
 of 5 bubbles LastOfTheBackpackers, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
“I suspect there are no good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Nianca, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
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