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Corner of Jalan Hutton & Lebuh, George Town, Penang Island 10050 Malaysia
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#22 of 135 in George Town
Located in the heart of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, this hotel is a hotel with its own heritage charm while providing finest modern hotel expectations, is converted from a cluster of 15 pre-war terraces and shop-houses which spans along Hutton Lane, Transfer Road & Clarke Street. Within walking distance, the hotel is just a few minutes’ walk away from amazing heritage temples, pre-war heritage houses, churches, museum and variety of antique shops, restaurants & bars and not forgetting local hawker foods stalls.
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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Airport transportation
24-hour security
Hot bath
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Car hire
Taxi service
Foot massage
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Dutch, Indonesian and 2 more
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VincentCham32 wrote a review 11 May
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia476 contributions69 helpful votes
We had a lovely stay at the hotel which was recommended by a friend from Penang. We took the Transfer Suite. We stayed from 10/5-11/5. Both days the morning front desk personnel was great. Check in was only suppose to be at 3pm but he noticed that my wife and I was so tired, he tried to rush the room for us. He also gave us a lot so suggestions to do around Georgetown. But I’m quite disappointed with the night shift front desk personnel who was quite rude to my wife. We too come from a hotel background. I am not going to belittle that person on social media but if management would like to know more, please check my details we were staying at Transfer Suite No.2 during the dates mentioned. You may call me to find out more. Overall, we were tremendously happy with the great service and the cleanliness of the room and obviously it’s value for money. We will definitely come back whenever we’re in Penang. #mysecondhome
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Marry H wrote a review 1 May
Putrajaya, Malaysia2 contributions2 helpful votes
The antique decoration is beautiful but still keep it minimal, the ambiance very comfy ,and the balcony and jacuzzi is a plus point i can relax and enjoy the facility. The location was convenient too, walking distance to many place we wanted to go. It was very comfortable. The staffs were superb. Remember to visit their restaurant, they serve good pasta.
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Date of stay: April 2022
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Garden view was excellent, for relax
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ChenYongHann wrote a review Mar 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia32 contributions16 helpful votes
first time. Didn't think it was full house (altho they said so) — they could only offer me 1st floor (of 3) Bed mattress firm, linen ok clean. Towels so so. Phone cord tend to fall out. TV only 1 pathetic English channel; poor reception. Room spacious, with "antique" furniture. Bathroom with jacuzzi.. hot water pressure & volume outstripped cold.. couldn't mix well.. was scalding. The shower was worst.. pressure pathetic. Shower glass panel stained old. Comes morning you'll never miss your alarm. Front road traffic roars with motorcycles & cars that will ensure you're up before the sun's all popped. Back again? Nope
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
Sumlim wrote a review Jan 2022
10 contributions1 helpful vote
My friend and I had to check out at midnight because the room was just too awful to stay in. Firstly, it was a different room from the one we booked. Secondly, the room had a musty smell. Thirdly, the towel and bedsheets had the smell of damp too. Fourthly, there were bugs on the bed.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
Nathalie Seroux wrote a review Jan 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia5 contributions5 helpful votes
This is not our first stay at Penaga, we stayed in the main building, and then in the extension/Transfer. First experience was great :-) ; second (few month ago) was catastrophic. :-( I have to say that this time, it was great again. :-) I guess few month ago, we really had a pretty crappy bedroom which was not well-maintained. This stay, we had a great room at Transfer, quiet and well-maintained. Very pretty indeed as usual, very traditional deco, which I love. Comfy bed too. Thank you for this stay, which gave us the drive... to come again!!! ;-)
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Penaga
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Penaga?
Nearby attractions include Chulia Street (0.5 km), Kapitan Keling Mosque (0.5 km), and Chowrasta Market (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Penaga?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Penaga?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Penaga?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Penaga?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Penaga?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cheang Kee, Laksalicious, and Kimpo Famous Roasted.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Penaga?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Penaga have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Penaga offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Penaga?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Penaga?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, Thai, Dutch, Indonesian, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Penaga?
Many travellers enjoy visiting George Town (0.9 km), Armenian Street (0.8 km), and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion (0.5 km).