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Metro Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Walked all around central Georgetown but there's nothing like coming home to The Palanquinn on Bangkok Lane--a cozy, quiet and charming street. Heritage homes / converted shop houses line the street. The rooms are comfortable, the bathrooms are spacious, the common area has a small table, refrigerator and sink so you can take care of yourself in the afternoon. Kelvyn...

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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We actually made a booking for the Palanquinn Heritage Suites, not realising that there were two buildings owned by the same people in the same road, which led to minor confusion on arrival. We were very pleased with our room on the upper floor. The bed was very comfortable, the air-conditioning was effective and quiet, and we found the room...

Thank DiFlies
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

I just checked out and cant wait to write review of this BnB..once I reached, me and my husband fall in love..it really feels like home.. The host extremely lovely and very helpful. if other guest complains about noise outside, make sense..when u stay at a place like home, of course there will be noise at the neighborhood..location very near...

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Singapore River, Singapore
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We spent our wedding anniversary weekend at Dwell and our stay from start to finish had been incredible. Jennifer got her driver to escort us from the airport which was really convenient since ours was a late flight in. The property is incredibly charming and we loved the comfortable bed and outdoor bath - the latter was secluded and allowed...

1Thank ninart
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 17 May 2015

I've been to Dwell twice and it's my favourite place in Penang. It's a gorgeous heritage house in a relaxed are and perfect for me to spend a weekend. If you want to visit Georgetown, theres's a bus stop 2 minutes away and the bus will take you in 20 minutes to the Old Town. Personally I like the are...

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 11 January 2015

We booked this hotel for NYE thinking it would be a nice room to spoil ourselves, however were quite disappointed for the price. While the room was decent, it missed some basics like soundproofing! A warning for if you are in the room downstairs, do not expect much sleep. It sounds like there are elephants overhead and every movement of...

1Thank Tonysab89
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 December 2014

was making some last minute plans for a weekend in Penang and came across this place. made a reservation for the Superior Suite in Dwell by Palanquinn. stayed 2 nights there and i must say, the service was top notch with their friendliness and helpfulness. the rooms were a real breath of fresh air, which was something that i look...

Thank SimonChoo
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Despite the unique setting, we find the accommodation over priced. The worse part is it is situation on a quiet street where the silence is shattered by the odd rude motorbike screaming down through it, whilst the room did not provide any kind of sound insulation. The sleep was intermittent at best. The most unique part of this hotel, with...

Thank tony12cu
Reviewed 26 April 2014 via mobile

1. Affordable and convenient location: the suites are just across the road from Gurney Drive and a short walk the other way will take you to fabulous street eats and a local morning market. 2. Adequate room space and clean linens: we booked a room on the ground floor and were provided with clean towels and bed linens. Space is...

Thank Charlie S
Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 4 February 2014

We arrived in Georgetown having booked the Dwell for 3 nights. However, on the first night we found that the air conditioner was not working. Furthermore, when we told the receptionist on the next morning, she initially mentioned it was going to be difficult to get it fixed since it was Chinese New Year. We were dreading the prospect of...

1Thank Joey_Lipta

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DWELL is 3-bedroom retro-esque, fun, casual and affordable bed and breakfast. Located a stone’s throw from sister property, PalanquInn, DWELL is part of Bangkok Lane’s marvellous row of heritage townhouses. conceptualized for today’s growing flashpackers.A flashpacker shares many of the characteristics of a backpacker: independence, no fixed itinerary and long periods of travel to more exotic and far-flung destinations. However, whereas low cost travel is associated with backpacking, flashpacking has an association of more disposable income while traveling. In another words, an affluent backpacker. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dwell by Palanquinn

Address: 17 Lorong Bangkok | Pulau Tikus, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM150 - RM190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Dwell by Palanquinn 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Upstairs is good, as it seems you can hear people moving about above if you're downstairs”
  • Comfortable bed
  • Bathroom on a balcony
 of 5 bubbles DiFlies, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Suite room rocks!!!”
 of 5 bubbles ninart, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“If you are after quiet sleep, you won't find it here. If you have to stay there, get the front loft for the best bathroom experience.”
  • The balcony bathroom
  • The balcony bathroom
 of 5 bubbles tony12cu, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Unless you enjoy sitting by the front porch with a drink, choose the Loft room upstairs since there isn't much difference in the price.”
  • Front porch
  • Bedroom
  • Bangkok Lane
  • Window panels
 of 5 bubbles Danzelho, 30 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Use earplugs”
 of 5 bubbles runningnose, 16 Jun 2012 | Read review
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