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    Malabar Inn

    26 & 28, Jalan Cintra, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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    • Excellent38%
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    • Average15%
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    1 - 5 of 140 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Stayed here with family. The rooms were comparatively small for a couple. Bathroom was alright. Staffs were friendly. Loved the neighbourhood. At night there are night markets and food stalls in the vicinity. That's what I loved most about my stay here.

    Thank Rashidul K
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This place is absolutely nothing fancy. It has narrow, rabbit's-warren-like corridors and next to nothing in the way of decor. But the AC will keep you cool, it is kept spotlessly clean and the hot water works. It is also conveniently located for wanders in...More

    Thank Bart F
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    I stayed here for 3 nights and then realized I would need to stay one more night. They promised me I would get another day and since I didn't have cash on hand I could pay the next day. The following morning they woke me...More

    Thank Tim3770
    Reviewed 21 June 2017

    We experienced a few short blackouts within 2 nights. The power tripping problem was quite annoying on both nights. The worst part? Despite sending SMSes to the number stated, no one replied. I believe they might have tried to resolve the problem but no acknowledgement...More

    Thank thensingsmysoul
    Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

    This hotel has a good situation in george town, rooms are clean, both side of the street (rooms are situated in 2 buildings). We had a good discount 72 myr for a room without window but with AC and private bathroom. You have drinking water...More

    Thank liloudive
    Chulia Mansion
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$15 - US$21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 8
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    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • George Town
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    • Malabar Inn Penang/George Town
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    KansasPam
    28 December 2016|
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    Response from travelbugsonthego | Reviewed this property |
    I took a prepaid taxi from the airport. Cost depends on arrival time as there is a surcharge for late night. Taxi is somewhat expensive by Asian standards but heaps cheaper than we would pay here in Australia. Also it is a... More
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    Response from Erixtuff | Reviewed this property |
    I took a taxi about a year ago from airport to Malabar Inn - I think it was about $40 or $50. I liked Malabar, the staff were really helpful and friendly
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    "Beware of black-outs!"
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    "it has family rooms which can contain many people."
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    "Our big spacious room had no windows, which was fine as the view wasn't awesome anyway."
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    "If you spend a little bit more money on a double room you'll have a window and a larger bed."
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