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106 Lebuh Campbell, George Town, Penang Island 10100 Malaysia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 16/11/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 16/11/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#3 of 135 hotels in George Town
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Campbell House is a wonderful 12 bedroom boutique hotel with Italian restaurant located in the heart of heritage Georgetown. A stunning and unique 3 story corner shop house circa 1903 that has been extensively and lovingly restored offering today's modern traveler a luxurious home away from home. Campbell House has plenty of charm, and personal touches, modern amenities mixed with classic Colonial style at affordable prices. Perfectly located in the hustle of China Town, minutes from some of the best street food, and walking distance to historical museums, and fabulous street art. Campbell House offers an oasis of calm in this wonderful UNESCO world heritage city, come and explore Georgetown and Penang with us, we look forward to welcome you!
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle tours
Walking tours
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Rooftop terrace
Street parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Umbrella
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Desk
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Soundproof rooms
Bathrobes
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Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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City view
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English, Hindi, Italian, Malay and 1 more
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Jim Redmond wrote a review Jun 2022
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Multi award winning Campbell House has been on our "to visit" list for years. Finally got to stay there this week and can-not recommend the place highly enough. The attention to detail and passion owners Nardya and Roberto have lavished on the establishment are evident even before you step through the front door. Their hard work and dedication have kept this gem of a hotel afloat during the trying times of the last few years. The luxurious rooms and harmonious decor will not fail to please the most discerning guests. Then there is the food, authentic Italian at its very best. Not to mention the great service, friendly, hardworking staff and prime location in the very heart of George Town. I could go on and on .....
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Response from Nardya Wray, Owner at Campbell House
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Mahawangsa1 Thank you so much for this heartwarming review, it was such a joy to read. We are so happy you finally managed to stay at Campbell House and we didn't dissapoint your expectations. It has indeed been trying times but we always feel so lifted and encouraged when customers have enjoyed their stay. Its truly wonderful to be so busy. Thank you again and we really hope to welcome you back again soon! With Warmest Wishes Nardya, Roberto & Our Lovely Team!
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Shannon & Aaron wrote a review May 2022
North Carolina32 contributions9 helpful votes
By far the best place to stay in Penang. From the moment we walked in we were greeted with warmth and hospitality. We were given a welcome drink so delicious we could have drank an entire pitcher of them. Since we arrived a great deal earlier than check in, they held our bags for us and even recommended some things to do in the surrounding area to pass the time while they got our room ready. We took their recommendation and were not disappointed! When we arrived back, we were shown to our room. The first things you notice in this hotel is the historic feel. They have done an excellent job making you feel like you’ve stepped back into another time when staying at a hotel was supposed to be a personal experience not just a place to lay your head. We felt right at home. The room had antique furniture, beautiful finishes, and luxury bath products. The hotel has done away with single use plastics so all of the products are full sized, it is a nice touch to an already luxurious experience. The room was spacious with beautiful soft light coming in from the colorful glass window panes. Our room came with coffee, tea, glass bottle of drinking water, and a delicious iced lemon tea…all replaced daily. If you have the opportunity to stay in the Rose Room we highly recommend it. Breakfast at the hotel is an experience unlike any other property we’ve stayed at. It is served down stairs, the restaurant has an atmosphere that makes you feel like you are in a movie. The food is unparalleled in quality and you will not leave hungry, we can assure you of that. From fresh fruit, to home made breads, to main courses that rival some of the best breakfast restaurants we’ve been to. This is by far the best hotel breakfast we have had or will have. In closing, this is a must stay off you are coming to Penang! We can’t wait to come back!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 24 May 2022
Dear Shannonxaaron Thank you for this detailed and awesome review. We are thrilled to read you enjoyed your stay at Campbell House and loved the room, décor and amenities. It is always rewarding and encouraging for us and the staff to know that all the small details did not go unnoticed and are appreciated by our guests. It is wonderful to be able to welcome back International guests and we hope you enjoy your travels around Asia and maybe we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back again! Take Care Warm Wishes Nardya, Roberto & All The Campbell House Team
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Natalia W wrote a review May 2022
Cambridge, United Kingdom6 contributions2 helpful votes
We had a truly lovely stay in the Campbell House. It not only is a beautiful property, well designed and decorated, but more importantly the staff were all incredibly welcoming and attentive. I would highly recommend it to anyone who would like a high-quality experience for a very affordable price.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Nardya Wray, Owner at Campbell House
Responded 5 May 2022
Dear Natalia W, Thank you for your kind comments about the staff, its been an incredibly tough couple of years, but we and the staff are so happy to welcome back guests again and it is so nice to know their hard work is appreciated. We are so happy you enjoyed the stay and hope we can welcome you back again some time soon! Wishing you safe and happy travels. Nardya, Roberto , Hema and The Team at Campbell House & IL Bacaro
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Sophia N. wrote a review Apr 2022
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Great service, warm and friendly staff, beautiful and clean rooms. Easy access to George Town Heritage sites. Owners were very accommodating! Love how they had restored and preserved the heritage building!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Nardya Wray, Owner at Campbell House
Responded 27 Apr 2022
Dear WCOMYS Thank you so much for the wonderful review we really appreciate you choosing to stay at Campbell House and it's great to know you enjoyed the service from the staff and location of the hotel. Wishing you all the best! Nardya, Roberto & Team
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karenbeanpole wrote a review Apr 2022
Guildford, United Kingdom340 contributions144 helpful votes
Nice hotel in a very central location. Room was very nice, tastefully dine in traditional style. Nice bathroom with amenities. Fridge was filled daily with water, milk and ice lemon tea, and a treat. One point to mention - shouldn’t advertise free mini bar - it isn’t a bar as there’s no alcohol. Nice terrace at the top. Food all around near the hotel, market round the corner, plenty of choice. No private parking, just street parking
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Nardya Wray, Owner at Campbell House
Responded 27 Apr 2022
Dear karenbeanpole Thank you for your kind review and feedback we are glad you enjoyed the decor and location of the hotel. Kind Regards Nardya & Team
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Karin C wrote a review Dec 2021
Petaling Jaya, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia11 contributions
You wouldn't think that you could find a cosy, well-appointed room in the middle of Georgetown with truly thoughtful service and amenities, but the Campbell House is what I consider to be a hidden gem. It's located very centrally in Georgetown, just down the road from the famous Hamideeyah nasi kandar (which always has lines) and is great for tourists that plan to walk around Penang a lot. It's also easy to get a Grab for further places, we never had trouble catching one while we were there. I booked the Opium room specifically because it's one of the few that has a bathtub and it was beautiful. Lots of room, a lovely bathtub, L'Occitane amenities and a tiny fridge that was always filled with water and ice lemon tea. They even had rose petal decorations for my partner's birthday, and every night they left us a little something in the fridge for turndown - we loved the orange cake and the pear tart. The spaces within the hotel are also very nicely appointed - the reading area for relaxation and the veranda to hang out with friends. Il Bacaro, the hotel's restaurant, was always full in the evenings when we were there - we had a delicious prawn risotto and pizza, and Nardya, Roberto and team surprised my partner with a tiramisu for his birthday! Service was always, consistently friendly and thoughtful, so major kudos to the Campbell House team for that - you feel like their friends rather than just customers. Overall, highly recommend Campbell House and would return again. Things to note: parking is not provided by the hotel, there is a public parking bay on the road behind but the overnight charges can be quite steep - might be better to remove the car before midnight and park on the road, then pay with the Penang parking app before 8am.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Response from Nardya Wray, Owner at Campbell House
Responded 26 Dec 2021
Dear Karinc4426 Thank you so much for this detailed and kind review; it is truly heartwarming to read, and we thoroughly appreciate it. It has been wonderful to welcome guests again after what has been a challenging 18 months, and we are happy to see life back in Georgetown. We wish you and your boyfriend a Merry Christmas and may 2022 bring joy and good health. Many thanks, and stay safe! Nardya, Roberto, and Team
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Redzuan Samsudin wrote a review Dec 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia9 contributions8 helpful votes
This was our first holiday with our 6months old son. We took the 2 Night "ITALIAN INDULGENCE" With Dinner Package. The hospitality team both at the hotel as well as the restaurant was amazing. The room decorations is awesome, I may come back just to stay at another room - with a different theme. We really enjoyed the breakfast & the Italian Tasting dinner was memorable - I’m trying to recreate the Spaghetti alle vongole at home. An improvement point that the management may look at is the build quality of some of the room fittings in our case was the door lock which always stuck & shower head which leaks.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Campbell House, Guest Services / Front Office at Campbell House
Responded 6 Dec 2021
Dear redzuansamsudin , Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us on this special milestones for your beautiful family. We would like to thank you also for the kind words describing the staffs and the services rendered. We have take note on the constructive point highlighted by you & we will ensure you a better stay the next time you are here. Till then, stay safe & we are looking forward to welcome you back soon. Best Regards, Sasha, Nardya, Roberto, Hema & the rest of the team.
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Koren wrote a review Nov 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1 contribution
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Our stay was perfect and felt like home in Penang. Nardya, Roberto, Hema, and the whole team provided us with warm hospitality in the beautiful Campbell House. We were all pleasantly surprised at the complimentary dessert banana cake and Panna cotta provided in the room minibar, it was nicely done and delicious. The refreshments drink on the arrival was a great touch to ease our tiredness from the long hour's drove. The room was clean, fresh scent, neat, and well-arranged in such an appealing presentation, it is extremely important during the pandemic. We felt safe during our stay. They are using the full size of L’Occitante amenities to reduce plastic waste too. It is a great way to protect Mother Earth. The Campbell house is located in a strategic location and is easy to access to the main area in Penang. We will come back again.
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Campbell House, Guest Services / Front Office at Campbell House
Responded 28 Nov 2021
Dear Punkoren, Thank you for giving us a perfect rating & taking time to write such a great review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoy your stay at our lovely hotel. We take pride in making sure all of our guest have a great experience from the minute they step into our hotel. We hope to welcome you to our hotel again & stay safe ! Best Regards, Sasha, Nardya, Roberto, Hema & the rest of the team.
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Ridzuan wrote a review Nov 2021
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Stay only for one night, but the hospitality of the staff were superb from the time we entering the place for check in until we check out. By the way there is restaurant name Il Bacaro, under the same building (maybe same owner?not sure), the dishes were perfect for me, especially the dishes that the waiter suggested for me Rigatoni Cacio Pepe (still thinking about it until now). Might come later again for another staycation 😁😁
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Date of stay: November 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Nardya Wray, Owner at Campbell House
Responded 6 Nov 2021
Dear Ridz_onez Thank you so much for the fantastic review! We are so happy to be able to welcome guests after so long and it gives us great inspiration to read your review. The restaurant Il Bacaro is part of the hotel and is the same owner. We look forward to welcome you back for a longer stay next time and more delicious Italian food! Stay safe and thanks for the positivity 🥰 Nardya, Roberto, Sasha and all the Team at Campbell House
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CGLGeorgetown wrote a review May 2021
Georgetown6 contributions3 helpful votes
We chose Campbell House for a Penang staycation and are so happy that we did! Living in Penang, we have been fans of the hotel’s restaurant, Il Bacaro, for years, but this was our first time staying in the hotel. It was even better than we expected. Our room was beautifully furnished, with extraordinary and welcome attention to detail of the kind we rarely find in Malaysia. It was quiet, calm, and the bed was luxuriously comfortable. The staff were helpful, friendly, welcoming and responsive when needed but unobtrusive when not. We highly recommend it!
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Date of stay: April 2021
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Response from Nardya Wray, Owner at Campbell House
Responded 8 May 2021
Dear CGLGeorgetown, Thank you for choosing Campbell House for your recent Staycation we truly appreciate the support. It is heartwarming to read the high praise in your review and hope your recommendation will encourage more guests to book a staycation with us. Thank you again, we are glad you enjoyed the experience and hope to welcome you back again soon.
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US$67 - US$99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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MalaysiaPenangPenang IslandGeorge Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Campbell House
Which popular attractions are close to Campbell House?
Nearby attractions include Asia Camera Museum (0.5 km), Armenian Street (0.4 km), and Sun Yat Sen Museum (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Campbell House?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Campbell House?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Campbell House?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Campbell House?
Yes, paid private parking nearby, paid public parking nearby, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Campbell House?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cheang Kee, Salsas Penang, and The Loft - Love Lane.
Does Campbell House have airport transportation?
Yes, Campbell House offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Campbell House?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Campbell House?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Italian, Hindi, Malay, and Tamil.
Are there any historical sites close to Campbell House?
Many travellers enjoy visiting George Town (0.5 km), Armenian Street (0.4 km), and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion (0.4 km).
Does Campbell House have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.