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8.4
Fabulous 1,907 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.5
  • Security 8.6
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 8.3
  • Atmosphere 7.9
  • Cleanliness 8.2
  • Facilities 7.9
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8.4
Fabulous 1,907 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.5
  • Security 8.6
  • Location 9.5
  • Staff 8.3
  • Atmosphere 7.9
  • Cleanliness 8.2
  • Facilities 7.9
Old Penang GuestHouse Located at 53, Love Lane, Georgetown, Penang.
Old Penang GuestHouse
Malaysia
Penang Penang Penang 10200 53, Love Lane,, Georgetown
84% 1907
5.4190094 100.3367829
Old Penang GuestHouse
    Rooms available

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20th Jun 2016
7.7

Set in a beauttiful old building, this hostel is very well run, with the owner extremely helpful and on top of things. The location is good with most of Penang's sites and tourist trail a short walk away, as well as many shops and restaurants in the locale. My room was quite cramped but it was bearable. The wifi is unfortunately very poor, even in the common area, though this may be a wider Penang issue.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
19th Jun 2016
6.6

Great location, clean and free breakfast but very poor atmosphere and at times felt unwelcome. Great food in little India!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Female, 18-24
  • Globetrotter
  • 21 reviews
10th Jun 2016
9.7

I stayed in a single bed room. Very nice old colonial (?) building that added to the experience of staying in Penang. Clean, secure. Quite hostel, I didn't mind, there is a party hostel nearby where you can go and meet other travellers if you wish.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
5th Jun 2016
8.3

Nice hostel. Noisy as it's an old house but they inform you of this on booking. Lady at reception is friendly but can be abrupt. Also her knowledge of the surrounding area is not very good and should be better as she should act as a source of information for guests. Overall though, nice stay!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
23rd May 2016
9.7

a wonderful visit for a party of 3 backpackers. great location, secure atmosphere, and good guesthouse facilities. wifi was decent, and a/c and water pressure worked great. be prepared to take off your footwear before walking up the stairs and entering the 2nd floor area. our only qualm was that the phone # listed on the website was broken (incorrectly listed), yet the front desk staff was insisting that no one could answer the phone at a late time (10pm). she didn't understand us.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
21st May 2016
7.4

Pleasant stay in private room, basic but good value and location. No atmosphere here though.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 6.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • USA, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
13th May 2016
6.6

Staff were not that helpful, breakfast was very limited

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 4.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 6.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand, Couple, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
8th May 2016
8.9

Lovely architecture! Breakfast with fruit was delicious. Staff were helpful, the place was cleaned reguarly. Great place, would recommend.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
1st May 2016
8.9

Jey was extremely helpful. Clean guesthouse. Great location.

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • South Africa, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
1st May 2016
10.0

Beautiful hostel not lacking anything with friendly people

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

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