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Reviewed 16 January 2017

My experience at Ren I Tang was wonderful. The hotel is located in Little India, an ideal spot for great food and site seeing. The women who run the hotel are lovely, and were very helpful with giving recommendations and directions. The rooms are clean and quaint, with air-conditioning and overhead fans. The breakfast is a simple continental breakfast of...

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Blackburn, Australia
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We have just returned from a week at Ren I Tang, Georgetown and we can't speak highly enough of the wonderful experience: Incredibly friendly staff who went out of their way to make our stay as comfortable as possible, accommodation in an exquisitely renovated terrace link house with heaps of character, a downstairs cafe/restaurant providing delicious home style cooking, all...

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Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had a lovely stay here! The place is clean and cozy, and the bed was surprisingly comfortable, especially as we generally prefer softer beds. The atmosphere is very calming and the staff were friendly and accomodating to each of our requests. We didn't realise breakfast was included, which was a delicious surprise. The adjoining cafe is also a great...

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singapore
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Strongly recommended for couple that prefer a relaxing hotel. The hotel is well located at the central and it is accessible to go to most of the places. The room is clean and staff are friendly. For those who like dessert can try their chocolate muffin with rum and raisin ice cream, it is awesome!:)

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Old traditional house, nice decoration, clean and lovely atmosphere in Little India area. Receptionists were really nice and useful with good tips to visit, park... Really good breakfast and nice coffee shop.

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Kulim, Malaysia
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Ren i Tang is located in the Heritage Zone of Georgetown. This three storey building was formerly a Chinese medical hall. Staying here gives you an excellent opportunity to explore this heritage city and taste the various street food it has to offer. This boutique concept hotel exudes charm and it gives you the feel of olden days Penang. The...

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The rooms and the house are amazing but the service and other amenities are lacking. Our room was excellent. Very nicely decorated. Excellent bathtub and shower. However, they did not provide any toiletries beyond shampoo and body wash, both of which were bolted to the wall as they are in hostels. Breakfast was also more akin to a budget hotel...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The concept of a boutique hotel made in what was once a Chinese spice-shop is unique and so interesting. The building looks good and is intersting to stay in and look at. The employees are helpful and very friendly. Breakfast is basic but good a tasty. The rooms are very basic but clean. Lovely shower gel in the bathroom. I...

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York
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We booked a large bedroom with wooden bathtub and street view-we loved it. Street noise which we expected and found interesting. The property is in Little India and the street sounds and smells reflect this. Charming staff quickly helped us pinpoint places to visit and a whole range of eating options. The location is so central for all the George...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Room / Number of Night Stayed - Tub room / 1 night First Impression / Check-in - The kind of excitement and curiosity you get when you are going to stay in a building once housed a Chinese medical hall some 100 years ago! Check-in was quick and fuss-free. We had to remove our shoes before going up the stairs...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ren i Tang is the result of a 2-year long restoration project on a 19th century Early Straits Eclectic Styled Building located within the core zone of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Penang Island: Malaysia. The name "Ren i Tang" is the phonetic spelling in Mandarin of South East Asia's oldest Chinese Medical Hall Wholesaler, Yin Oi Tong which is translated as The Hall of Benevolence. Located at the junction of China Street and Penang Street, the building now hosts a variety of activities - the upper floors:Ren i Tang (Heritage Inn); the ground floor: Tang Bistro, The Yin Oi Tong Chinese Medical Hall Museum, and Yin Oi Tong Chinese Medical Hall. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ren i Tang

Address: 82-A Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM257 - RM385 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ren i Tang 3.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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