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My Chew Jetty Homestay

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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
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“siew pheng”(7 reviews)
“free coffee tea”(2 reviews)
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Airport Transportation
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2.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

This is a unique place, house is completely constructed on the sea. Complete wooden structure, easy to access place, host and her dad are very friendly, guided us from minute we have stepped in till we have completed our trip throughout Malaysia. Sea water level...More

Thank Uday B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

It was my first time to try homestay (instead of the usual hotel/hostel arrangement). Honestly, I was very excited to see the actual house that Anthony Bourdain had featured in No Reservations. My expectations were met and I am truly happy to say that I...More

Thank sanghaya
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A great place to stay in one of the more fascinating locations you'll ever see. The host Siew Ping is a fantastic host and a fellow food-traveller. If you're in Penang to eat (of course you are...) Siew Ping is a brilliant contact for local...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Very friendly people. A location that has to be seen to be believed. One of the most unique hotel experiences you'll ever have: let alone for $30 a night. I live in Penang and even I may book a room there again, just because. You...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I am all for seeing how the locals live and chose Chew Jetty because of this. Please read the description of your stay before you book and is is exactly what you will get. Siew Ping was great over email before and during the stay....More

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Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Airport Transportation
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Air Conditioning
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US$28 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$28 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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The toilet and shower were immaculate. There is a general oudour depending on the wind direction and tide when you are on the actual jetty but not once could I smell anything inside. It is a proper toilet but the waste does... More
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"Best view of the sea and House on the sea"
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"You can take a free bus from the Ferry Terminal to Komtar in Penang Road. Just a 5 min walk from the village."
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"It's a small homestay. We had an extra mattress on a floor ( we had two rooms as we are a family of 5)."
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"Get the larger deluxe room if available and ask Mrs Chew to cook you a meal!"
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