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Reviewed 19 May 2016

The hotel location was totally difficult to find and even the entrance was just a staircase up and badly lit. I had booked a family room and the room was really bare....no drinking water and you had to go up to the 2nd floor to get the hot water for your coffee. The beds were ok but the pillows were...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 March 2016

First impression was feeling a little disappointed. I'm not sure what the difference is between a hotel and a hostel, but this definitely felt like the latter. The reception is found on the first floor up narrow stairs by the side of the restaurant kitchen. The staff are really nice and very welcoming, and the room was fine - I'm...

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Thank Moodleprof
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Strategic location, which is near with Padang Kota Lama, Indian Street, and art street also just nearby. You can walk or just rent a bicycle. I take double bed and the room is good, clean and everything perfect for me. Most important tv have astro😁. I book via Agoda and I just get RM88/night. For me it quite cheap. Overall,...

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Thank Ainrosli
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

Merlin hotel is great for location, super easy to explore Little India and the surrounding areas. For the price you pay and for what you can access on foot it's brilliant! The rooms is comfortable, the to is good, great bathroom, wifi wasn't fabulous but it was useable. I would go back if I was in the area!

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Thank MrsWorldwide1990
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 April 2015

This hotel is located walking distance to the ferry jetty to go to Langkawi island. We only looked at two hotels before booking here. It is actually expensive for Penang (100RM) We actually didn't do any research before booking. The room was on a quiet street and very comfortable. We were quoted two different prices by different front desk staff,...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 January 2015

We stopped at the Merlin for one night while passing through Penang. The hotel is based in the Indian quarter of the town and close to the ferry port. The rooms we had were clean with rather small shower rooms. For just somewhere to get your head down without any frills, this hotel is adequate. I would consider staying again...

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Thank simonsutton
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewed 16 December 2014

One of the Best choices to Stay in george town area. Picked up this hotel by chance while walking around in the Little India area, and it was a lovely surprise. One of the best attributes of this hotel is its perfect location. Located in the heart of Little India and walkable distance to Fort cornwallis, the penang museum and...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Merlin Hotel is located in the unique and beautiful Georgetown. With many kopitiams (Coffee Shops), Craft centre and the famous murals, Georgetown is the place to stay at when in Penang. Experience the beautiful scenery and wonderful food available around the area. The hotel building was built in the 1970's and still has the original architecture. With the changes over time, we decide to give the modern facilities but yet kept the beautiful exterior of the building. This will also complement the current surroundings of the streets in Georgetown. We are dedicated to give good service with affordable prices to all of our guests. We would want our guest to experience Penang at its fullest and enjoy their stay with us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Merlin Hotel

Address: 1-A st. Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM89 - RM129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Merlin Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Merlin Hotel Penang/George Town
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“The rooms are all facing the street. No views!”
 of 5 bubbles 219maryannp, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Though located on a busy street there is barely any noise inside the rooms. The wifi reception is good even in the rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Veepy5, 15 Dec 2014 | Read review
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