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  • Excellent88%
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  • Average1%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Free Parking
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsalmond milkmr cheahbetel nutfresh flowers in our roombefore bedtimequality beddinghot water flaskcare packagedecorated with great tasteroom was spotlessly cleanother guestscity mapnight managerwithin walking distancecable tvpacked breakfastenjoyed our night stay
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have stayed in a variety of hotels in Georgetown, but this would have to be my favourite!! Mr Chia, and all the staff, made me feel so welcome and ‘special’ from the moment I arrived at this beautifully restored heritage building, until the time...More

Thank jccoffey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was once a Chinese-shop home. The present owner, Mr.Chia, has renovated it using traditional materials. Our room was not very large but it was very quiet, which my husband wanted. It had all the amenities and the fittings required. There was hot(with instant geyser)and...More

Thank annacp2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We can’t say enough good things about our five night stay at the Betel Nut lodge. I loved the beautiful white crisp linens on the bed and two fluffy pillows. Most of our experience was with the night manager , Joel and he was amazing...More

Thank Audone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this hotel ! Owner went to great lengths to maintain the heritage culture and architecture. Hotel is quiet, clean and great value in a good location. Plus...all the great visits for a short stay (food, quaint places, traditional heritage, etc) within walking distance. Top...More

Thank jessnsw
Response from BNLPenang, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear jessnsw, Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you find our 19th century hotel quiet and clean with a great location. We are happy to know you liked our front room that faces the minor road. We hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden in a very strategic position inside the UNESCO World Heritage zone of Georgetown, this beautiful small and recently restructured B&B has been the best surprise of our Malaysian experience. The kindness of the landlord and his staff is pricelessl, always helping and smiling. I...More

Thank Ilaria M
Response from BNLPenang, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ilaria M, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us during your remaining holidays. We are happy you managed to find our 'hidden" accommodation in George Town. It is indeed heartening to hear you consider your stay with us as...More

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Details
Price range
US$47 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Charming Hotel in George Town
#6 Quaint Hotel in George Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in George Town
#11 Classic Hotel in George Town
#17 Centrally Located Hotel in George Town
#18 Mid-range Hotel in George Town
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$47 - US$57 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#5 Charming Hotel in George Town
#6 Quaint Hotel in George Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in George Town
#11 Classic Hotel in George Town
#17 Centrally Located Hotel in George Town
#18 Mid-range Hotel in George Town
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (120)
Room & Suite (28)
Dining (11)
Family and Play Areas (1)
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PedroBarrow
24 March 2018|
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Response from BNLPenang | Property representative |
Only one of our rooms has a fridge but most don't. We are in the process of seeing how we can incorporate a fridge in the room- as being a heritage building , our rooms are modest in size! Betel Nut Lodge
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Singapore0426
26 January 2018|
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Response from malabar-coasters | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a flat screen TV..but didnt watch it!
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Liew M
22 May 2016|
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Response from BNLPenang | Property representative |
Dear Liew M, thank you for your interest in our lodge. Unfortunately, our lodge is unable to accommodate pets. However, there are some small lodges in the heritage area that do accommodate pets. In case you are unable to... More
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Room Tips
"I love the front room street view, but the city waking up may not be for everyone."
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"Large room at the front is noisy due to street traffic."
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"Areca, with windows opening to the front street. Opportunity to observe Georgetown lively street scene with..."
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"The owner would be able to advice."
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