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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I LOVED my stay here surrounded by the memories and trinkets left from the building being a herbal dispensery. It attacted like minded travellers so there were lots of nice people/ guests from around the world. The room was immaculately clean with A1 shower/ toilet facilities. Staff were incredibly obliging and friendly. Most of all I loved the relaxed, groovy,...

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Melbourne
Reviewed 18 September 2016

My 14 year old daughter and I stayed here for 3 nights recently. We stayed in he small but cosy courtyard room which was ample for us. The staff were super friendly and we loved every minute of our stay. Ren i Tang is in a perfect location for exploring Georgetown. We also had some drinks and snacks in the...

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as part of our honeymoon and had a fantastic stay. Hotel was clean and very comfortable. Breakfast delicious, best scrambled eggs I have ever tasted! The lady who owns it clearly has very high standards (and is very nice and friendly too). Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Georgetown, we will almost certainly book again when we...

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Singapore
Reviewed 8 September 2016

At booking stage, Uma was superb with her fast reply, she even gave us a 10% discount since we booked months ahead. The hotel is a charming restored shophouse which used to be a medical hall. The room is huge and once you open the windows and let light shine in, the room lit up beautifully. Since guests have to...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 September 2016

My family and I had an enjoyable stay, it was a very clean, comfortable and homely feeling place for us. The staffs were wonderful, friendly and helpful. The location was good, and food was delicious at the hotel. Will definitely stay with them the next time we visit Penang.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 August 2016

The hotel has been wonderfully restored from a traditional medical hall of eras past. Its location is historic as well, being one of the first roads in the 18th century, if I am not wrong. And Ito is also very central to visit the rest of historic Georgetown. My room has a lovely and quiet balcony, and I like the...

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights and enjoyed the experience immensely. Uma was wonderful always willing to help us including booking a cooking class with pearly kee a must do if in Penang to organizing a taxi when we left. The hotel is in walking distance to many things and a great haven from the humid weather. We had saris made for...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for three nights in July and really enjoyed it. The hotel has been lovingly restored and plenty of attention has been paid to keep some of the original character of the building. My room was large, clean and comfortable, with shuttered wIndows opening onto The adjoining bathroom was also spotless and the shower was great. I arrived...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Located in vibrant colourful Little India in the heart of Georgetown, Penang. Stayed 4 nights at Ren I Tang. The inn is full of character and eclectic in design reflecting the rich historical background of Georgetown and Penang. The rooms are basic but extremely clean and comfortable. It's great value for money for any traveler to Georgetown. The location is...

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Colchester
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Stayed at the Ren I Tang for 4 nights....could have stayed forever. It's an amazing place to stay....beautifully restored and very tastefully converted into a hotel. The staff were extremely helpful and very friendly. THe location is perfect for exploring Georgetown and enjoying the atmosphere, the food, the art and the buzz of Penang....and then retreating to the tranquil bar/cafe...

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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 

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Address: 82-A Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM257 - RM386 (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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