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Baba Guest House (By The Sea) Reviews

52 Batu Ferringhi, 11100, Penang, Malaysia

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140 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 100%Staff
  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 70%Facilities

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The owners of this guesthouse were super helpful and friendly! The beach is literally right across the street, which is exactly what we wanted. The rooms are rustic (like a camp cabin), but our expectations weren't high. My biggest complaint about this hostel was the noise. The hostel is right beside a mosque that has a call to prayer at 6am every morning. The announcing can go on for up to half an hour. Obviously this isn't the hostel's fault, but it would've been good to know in advance.

  • 27th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


A good, budget option. Basic but Clean, comfortable and friendly, helpful owners. Could be noisy depending on your neighbours as the walls are very thin. For breakfast go to the place on the other corner opposite Guan Guan cafe (on the left as you walk up towards the main road). Their plain roti with condensed milk for 1Ringet is a great start to the day (or the banana one for 3r...Mmmm).

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