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Hotel Penaga

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

A boutique hotel developed from a row of shops and cafes. Situated on the outskirts of the historical centre of George Town with most sights within walking distance. Stops for the local buses, the free shuttle bus and Hop-on Hop-off bus (not recommended, too much waiting around) are a few minutes walk away. Rooms were large with A/C and ceiling...

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Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the rooms with the balcony and the decor was a great fusion of the modern and the traditional. It was wonderful coming back to the room (with the jacuzzi, if I may add) after a day spent exploring the streets of Georgetown. The staff also went out of their way to help me arrange for a little surprise birthday...

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Enfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice hotel though not without some issues, mostly minor. In my room facing the street I found that the street noise was noticable. I know it's an old building but I'm sure that could be improved. The bathroom was quite large, it had a shower cubicle as well as a jacuzzi style bath. Pity the fancy shower was loose...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We had a pleasant stay. The hotel location is good – we walked to the main sights and places we wanted to visit within George Town, and the hotel called a cab for us when we visited Penang Hill. The furnishings and art give a “boutique hotel” feel, and our room had a pleasant small balcony overlooking the back garden...

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for the first time in November 2014 and loved it. It's a truly beautiful hotel. The colonial style mixed with modern facilities works really well. My room was decorated and styled unlike any room I've stayed in before; it had a of four poster bed with shuttered windows and balcony and a bathroom with multi functional shower...

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We loved it here. Service was good and all the staff were friendly. Room was very cute, nice to stay somewhere with some personality! Couldn't resist having a relaxing bath with all the jets on. Bed was huge and very comfy and air con worked well and room was clean with wifi working. Unfortunately the corridors did smell a bit...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My last review when I stayed here in Feb 2016 was - 'What a beautiful hotel' Fast forward to Feb 2017 - 'Hotel Penaga is in need of some TLC' The maintenance issue is not only a Hotel Penaga issue, it is a reality for Penang where owners want to make as much money as they can without spending money...

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Maasduinen
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Hotel Penaga George Town. Hotel Penaga is a nice hotel close to the old town. Helpful and friendly staff good breakfast and we had an excellent dinner. Rooms are clean and spacious with an nice bathroom. A good starting point for discovering this Unesco World heritage site.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It saddens me to write a critical review, when so much love went into creating the Penaga. And there is still a lot to like – the mix of antique furniture and contemporary art in our room, the comfortable bed and bedding, the fast wi-fi, the hot shower, the view over the garden from our balcony. But the love that...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel. Rooms are clean and bed was very comfortable. An excellent boutique hotel that maintains the charms and architecture style of old Georgetown. Their small pool was absolutely refreshing to escape the heat of Malaysia and drink a few tiger beers. Hotel food was good. I would stay here again if visiting Georgetown.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Penaga

Address: Clarke Street, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM322 - RM591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Penaga 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Hotel Penaga Penang/George Town
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in George Town
#4 Luxury Hotel in George Town
#7 Family Hotel in George Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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“Picked the Transfer Suites (double balcony), quiet and serene.”
 of 5 bubbles kimjb1023, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the road sides”
 of 5 bubbles SandyB281, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Hudson suite”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineB21_21, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the Shop house rooms are along the same side street and the 2 I stayed in were both equally fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles CaracasChica, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The transfersuites are large and very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Palunian, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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