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Ren i Tang

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great location, lovely building and rooms and exceptional staff. We arrived late Friday night yet someone stayed up to let us in and show us to our room. The interior is simple but the whole building has been renovated while still maintaining the history and ambience of the old building. We asked to check out half an hour later than...

Thank Sanni N
Reviewed 9 February 2017

It was a history lesson and a vacation at the same time.I stayed in Loft 17 and the view from the window was unique.Normally you only see the sea view or the street view of Penang but this view was something I have never seen before, it wasn't all posh and nice but the imperfections in the view made it...

Thank Kamales I
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel is a gem in the heart of Georgetown (Unesco Heritage). This beautiful place is run by women, the sweetest staff (thanks Uma for everything you have done to make our stay incredible) ! Our room was a twin room and super clean! The only room with our own balcony which was very nice to relax. The room is...

Thank Petra V
Reviewed 8 February 2017

i loved the room (tub room) that i stayed in. The rooms were spacious and the all wood everything gave it a vintage vibe. The bathrooms also very spacious and the bathtub was heavenly. The cafe downstairs was convenient and although i wasn't very impressed with the food (as there are sooooo many good eats nearby), their watermelon blast was...

Thank Prapti B
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Located in the heart of George Town (Little India) - all the places you want to visit are only a short walk. Great atmosphere - heritage hotel that was once a Chinese chemist shop - helpful, welcoming staff, and a relaxed restaurant. The rooms are comfortable, and exploit attractively the architectural features of the old building. George Town is becoming...

Thank anthony m
Bra, Italy
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Beautiful heritage building and lovely modern rooms. Traveled with 15 month old baby and was perfect as all sights were walking distance. Staff at hotel are super friendly and very helpful and accommodating with all the extras required for the baby like bath tub, fruit for snack-time, etc. Nice bright airy bistro on ground floor.

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Valais, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 January 2017

LOCATION: REN I TANG Heritage Inn is located at 82-A Lebuh Penang within George Town's colourful & atmospheric Little India enclave. The streets are lined with speciality shops selling Indian spices & groceries; ethnic fashion, jewellery & textiles; Bollywood / Kollywood films & music; and religious paraphernalia. This lively area is full of hustle & bustle with most businesses staying...

Thank LeChat_EnVacances
Venice, Italy
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Passing by we went in for an early evening meal. The choice was limited but good and satisfying. It is sited on the corner so you cannot miss it and it worth seeing the old exhibits at the back of the dining area.

Thank lagoon08
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...

Thank Sophia A
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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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: RM231 - RM392 (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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“We had a family room which meant two rooms - a large room with plenty of space and chairs and a table plus a smaller room towards the back. The main room had shutters opening out on the the busy street below - fantastic for watching the world go round. But then shut up tight at night to ensure no noise. Perfect.”
829clairef, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The breakfast here amazing ...roti canai :)”
1BillyN, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose the lofts for the hipster vibe!”
zullev, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room on first floor since no elevator and possibly strong heat.”
Daminou, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Steep staircase leading to rooms but not a problem just need to be extra careful when carrying a baby.”
Gourmanandi, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
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