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Old Penang GuestHouse

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8.6
Fabulous 2021 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.6
  • Security 9.0
  • Location 9.6
  • Staff 8.5
  • Atmosphere 7.8
  • Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 8.2
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8.6
Fabulous 2021 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.6
  • Security 9.0
  • Location 9.6
  • Staff 8.5
  • Atmosphere 7.8
  • Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 8.2

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23rd Apr 2017
10.0

It was a nice stay.clean sheet and friendly staff

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
16th Apr 2017
7.1

Lovely old building in the middle of Love Lane, where many (western) restaurants and bars are located. Only annoyance was the noise at night; some noise from the bars in the street, but mostly from the (not so sober) neighbors. Other than that great: spacious room and clean bathroom facilities.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • ginapinto
  • England, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
10th Apr 2017
10.0

Most lovely, helpful owner!! Gorgeous hostel and perfect location!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
7th Apr 2017
8.9

Well located in Love Lane, George Town. Lots of shops, restaurants, bars in the area so a lively place. The hostel is in a charming old building. Can be a little noisy due to thin walls, wooden floors and music from nearby night spots. Not too bad though and they do provide ear plugs if needed. (I didn't) Staff are friendly and helpful and the place is kept very clean. Good wifi. Bus stop on Chulia St about 100 metres from front door. Would stay here again.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
28th Mar 2017
8.0

Just opposite all the bars which made for a good night out. They do lock the hostel doors at 11pm though, so if you stay out later you have to knock and wake up whoever's on duty. Atmosphere was a bit lacking and free breakfast was a bit weak, but comfy beds with your own charger and light

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
14th Mar 2017
8.6

Really nice hostel, the building is beautiful staff are nice only thing is the walls for the rooms are paper thin and there's no natural light in them. But for the price a very nice place to stay

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Italy, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
4th Mar 2017
8.9

I really liked this place; as told on the website is an old building witch I really like, a big open space is the common area ( and breakfast area too). The room was really clean and the toilets too; nice breakfast until 12 ( if you like to sleep until late). On a busy street but still quiet at night time.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Indonesia, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
18th Feb 2017
10.0

This was my 2nd stay at this guesthouse and I could say everything from this guesthouse is perfect. Location is very convenient, within walking distance to bars and street food stalls. 7/11 can be reached within a minute walk.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 4 reviews
14th Feb 2017
9.4

Great chill hostel, perfect to relax on a visa run. Really comfy beds and solid breakfast. There's not a huge amount of backpackers but there's plenty of bars near by to meet peiple. Great location too. WiFi was a bit hit and miss at times. Good value.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 9 reviews
5th Feb 2017
8.3

Great all round. Areas for improvement are plumbing and a coat of paint.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness

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