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Love Lane Inn Reviews

54 Love Lane, George Town, Penang, Malaysia

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259 Total Reviews
  • 58%Value For Money
  • 62%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 53%Staff
  • 64%Atmosphere
  • 42%Cleanliness
  • 53%Facilities

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a hostel with perfect atmosphere full of hippie people, I would only reproach the rather uncomfortable mattresses

  • 23rd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Czech Republic
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Besides being very dirty, a fact easy to overlook as a backpacker on a budget, a big problem was the staff. The owner of the hostel not only "forget" to inform us about the curfew, which of course left us locked out of the hostel, he also took his time in opening the gates. When he finally opened the gates an hour later, he found it necessary to yell at us for apparently no reason but for waking him. The hostel next door costs only 5 RM more (Red Inn Heritage) but much cleaner and friendlier!


Worst hostel so far on my three months trip through south-east asia. The beds are so worn out it feels like sleeping on the ground. The facilities are dirty, but the worst thing about this hostel is the staff. The man with the long hair aka 'The boss', as the rest of the staff calls him, is rude and unhelpful and you can't discuss anything with him. He'll say 'final' and walk away from the conversation.


The property has a good location, in the center of georgetown with a 7-eleven close by. The place has a nice atmosphere. On the downside, the owner is rude sometimes, and the place is not very clean. You can easily spot spiderwebs all over the place, fungi on the bathrooms and bed bugs. They advertise breakfast, but its only bread with butter and jelly.

  • 8th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Panama
  • All Male Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


This was without a doubt the worst hostel we've stayed at thus far. The manager showed us two rooms, both of which had bed bugs, and when we said we couldn't stay there because of the lack of hygiene the manager quickly became rude and wanted to ignore us. We were told that we would get a full refund if we returned the following morning, of which we only got half. Please do not stay here, there was a great hostel just next door called the Heritage 56 which was alot nicer and for the same price.

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