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    Crystal Guesthouse

    No. 294 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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          • Excellent13%
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          7 May 2016
          “broken light, rude staff”
          17 Feb 2016
          “Lovely Chinese family owners”
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          Reviewed 8 May 2016

          Not very friendly, minimal English, went for a room, and had to wait for staff to come fix the light, instead of promptly giving us a different room. Lounge area was cramped, and not welcoming. Internet was not working very well either. Find a better...More

          Thank Aaron W
          Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

          I stay here for a month..had a great time in Georgetown.dorm room is around 5 us dollars!family run and I was treated so well.good for visas to Thailand also.no complaints.the guy who cleaned the showers etc is good fun..we sung old tom jones and Abba...More

          1  Thank Crosskey123
          Reviewed 3 November 2015

          I came back to this guesthouse for a dorm room to find out the price had increased from 22 RM to 28.5 RM for a similar air-con dorm room. I think the fan dorms were 25 or 25.5 RM. The common shared bathroom is mostly...More

          Thank awarenessforex
          Reviewed 9 January 2015

          I arrived in Georgetown with nowhere booked to stay, after asking around at a couple of places I decided to stay at Crystal Guesthouse. I looked the nicest from the outside, had a bed for me in the dorm and they repeated over and over...More

          4  Thank amy k
          Reviewed 29 August 2014 via mobile

          I liked the place! I stayed in their big dorm room on the third floor. The room smelled a bit, but other than that it was clean and had AC. Barhrooms on the second floor were old but clean and did not smell. Friendly staff,...More

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          • US$2 - US$11 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
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          Room Tips
          "the bed nearest the a/c in small a/c dorm room wifi unlikely to work until they get stronger router or add a..."
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          "If you are in the dorm in room 33, DO NOT choose bed 'i' as none of the fans actually blow on that..."
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          "Bring your own blanket, wall adapter, and towel. Private rooms on the street side might be a bit noisy. The..."
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          "Most rooms do not have any windows except those facing the street. These may be a bit noisy because traffic..."
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