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Penang Island, Malaysia
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

The hotel at USA$22 is good value with bathroom BUT the main point is it is right in the middle of all the excitement of Penang's UNESCO Georgetown and you can walk along streets for days like we did. Good meal $2 or 3 at the Hawkers stalls. If you see it is cooking it will be ok. Restaurants often... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

There was nothing really special about this hotel. It was central to a lot of things in town. It was fairly clean, but had one small working elevator. The room was a nice size but the bathroom was very tiny. Our room faced a mosque, so we were woken up every morning around 6:15.

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Thank GCC25
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Reviewed 19 March 2016

Have stayed there on many occasions. Centrally located. The front desk is very helpful and friendly. Rates are competitive with the other budget hotels in the vicinity.. Only if the wifi can be enhanced into the room.

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Tawau Division, Malaysia
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57 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Old budget hotel with perfect location in Georgetown. Old but clean, safe and friendly! Staffs were brilliant, helpful and accommodative. Get all basic amenities, no wifi but can always walk to nearby cafes for free wifi. Will definitely worry-free for food. Plenty of options to choose from. Worth staying!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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44 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Amenities are all basics but overall rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. Staff in the hotel are mostly senior citizen but most of them speaks fairly well English so communication would not be a problem They are helpful and friendly so you can ask them any information. Location wise, the hotel is in the middle of Georgetown, so you can... More 

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Blenheim, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

I Stayed in this hotel With my tour group so not by choice. It's fairly basic but clean and tidy! The beds were slightly bigger than a single which was nice. Just be careful in the lift!! The hotel is close to basically everything you need to see in Georgetown we did it all by foot in an afternoon.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

We got in the city at 5 in the morning and they welcome us and it was a relief! Very clean, well situated et the staff is very nice! Penang is a must-see and they help a lot with how to get to the interesting spots!

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

The staff were helpful and generally friendly and the location was ideal for exploring Georgetown. Some of the hallways, etc were a bit tired but room was clean and shower good. Ideal for a short stay to discover area.

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Los Angeles
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107 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2014

I stayed here for three nights at Christmastime 2014. $24/night first two, $27 for Christmas Eve. The lady at the front desk during the day is first-class. Friendly, efficient, extremely helpful. When my taxi driver didn't show up (twice) for a planned island tour, she made many calls until she found a driver who was free and spoke English. I... More 

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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2014 via mobile

Stayed in this budget hotel for 6 night and had a great stay, friendly , helpful staff and the best location right in middle of most tourist sights, would definitely stay here on my next visit to penang.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )

Additional Information about Hong Ping Hotel

Address: 273B Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Number of rooms: 27
Also Known As:
Hong Ping Hotel Penang/George Town
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“wifi can be off at timmes”
 of 5 bubbles berniekkk, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do not get a room at the front of the hotel because it faces a mosque and there is a call to prayer every morning around 6:15.”
 of 5 bubbles GCC25, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Stayed at back of hotel, so nice and quiet. Wi fi was a bit sporadic in places but did not cause huge problem.”
 of 5 bubbles 712patricias, 16 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Supposed to have wi-fi in rooms, but didn't work in mine. I liked my location, though, on the 4th floor with window to outside, very private.”
 of 5 bubbles LosAngelesTraveler89, 25 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Check the room and be prepared for a tiled changing room ambience but clean & air conditioned”
 of 5 bubbles KateSchoeffel, 18 Jul 2014 | Read review
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