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269 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300 Malaysia
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#15 of 224 B&Bs / Inns in George Town
LANG HOOSE is a pre-war heritage house in George Town, Penang. It is located near the Ferry Terminal in the UNESCO's World Heritage Site with close proximity to all the tourist sights and public amenities. We offer 9 individually furnished rooms catering to individual and group travelers. An open air rooftop terrace offers an extensive choice of drinks in a relaxing environment. The cafe on the ground floor is available with your choice of our menu.
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Paid public parking nearby
Free internet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Shared lounge / TV area
First aid kit
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Room features
Air conditioning
Seating area
Bottled water
Private bathrooms
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay and 1 more
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alfcr wrote a review Aug 2018
Mexico City, Mexico196 contributions100 helpful votes
This is a very basic property, so I don't really understand how it could get a Certificate of Excellence. It's true that the building is a heritage shophouse, but in bad shape, badly refurbished and full of old furniture (mind you, not "antique" furniture: just old, battered, common furniture). No TV in the rooms, not enough hot water, no room cleaning service (no curtains in the shower either, so you are doomed to live in a pond during your stay, because they won't clean unless you request it). Bed linen and towels are clean, but look very old, stained and worn. In the other hand, wi-fi was good the air conditioned worked very well, and the location is very good, close to Armenian Street and the Butterworth ferry. It's a very inexpensive hotel, but you may find better in Penang
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Date of stay: July 2018
Response from LangHoosePenang, Manager at Lang Hoose
Responded 3 Aug 2018
Hi alfcr, Thank you for the review and rating. We appreciate your feedback for these. Just to update you that for the room cleaning, we will only enter your room with your permission as majority guest all need privacy. This heritage house do not comes with TV and you need to check your booking under amenities before purchasing with us. That is why we gave a good Wifi over here. For the hot water, we are using the best quality heater and we do service every month and checked it personally its working well. The maximum heating we encounter was 99 degrees which is in good condition. About the price, we already marked the cheapest among others. We hope next time you choose a place for stay, please do a review and read from majority. We have already provide the best what we can from our end and hope you have a good stay while you were here. Lang Hoose Management
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lawsonkoh wrote a review Aug 2018
Singapore, Singapore128 contributions22 helpful votes
A bit difficult to find. Create some noise when walking on the wooden plank. Very steep wooden stair. Wonderful staff, fantastic ambiance, stand-alone bathtub and easy walking distance to most attraction.
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Date of stay: July 2018
Response from LangHoosePenang, Manager at Lang Hoose
Responded 2 Aug 2018
Hi Law Son Koh, Thank you for the review and rating. We appreciate all feedback. Lang Hoose Management
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Minoli W wrote a review Jul 2018
Mahara, Kadawatha, Sri Lanka77 contributions10 helpful votes
The place was absolutely lovely. I was in one of the rooms with a shared bathroom. Although I was sceptical about the shared bathroom at first, it was actually nice. The room is on two levels, the bed being on the attic-like upper level. The stairs to the bed are steep and narrow, though, so I wouldn't recommend it to anyone who isn't agile. The bed was comfortable, the room was spacious enough, and there were two little chairs to lounge in. The room has wifi, but it disconnects the moment you step out of the room, even to go to the bathroom. The bathroom is quite spacious and nice, as well. The staff is lovely, and make you feel quite at home. Although they don't serve any meals, there is a functional kitchen at your disposal. The best part of the stay was how everything that
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Date of stay: July 2018
1 Helpful vote
Response from LangHoosePenang, Manager at Lang Hoose
Responded 30 Jul 2018
Hi Minoli, We thank you for the review and rating. We glad that you like the stay here. Yeah our concept of the building and structure are very old school but we hope you had enjoyed during your stay here with us. Lang Hoose Management.
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Katarina263 wrote a review Jul 2018
Krkonose National Park, Czech Republic27 contributions6 helpful votes
If you want to escape to the cozy, nice, stylish place you must be here! It something different, but so lovely and special! It was our best stay during our travel in Malaysia.Good price, clean room and bathroom, kind helpful owner. He stored our luggage after check out until our leaving. Free coffee, tea, drinking water- self bar. You can use toaster, microwave, hairdryer. Again in Georgetown? Definitely here! Thank you Lang Hoose.
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Date of stay: July 2018
1 Helpful vote
Response from LangHoosePenang, Manager at Lang Hoose
Responded 20 Jul 2018
Hi Katarina, Thank you for the review and rating. We glad you liked the stay here with us and we hope you feel like your own home while staying here.Hope to see you back again near future. Lang Hoose Management
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Ong Macus wrote a review Jul 2018
20 contributions4 helpful votes
If you’re looking for an urban scape, this is not for you. This property is full of the signs of times. It is kept in its original facade where it still remains a prewar historical building where it has a long area from the front. Every part of the house is different in which it has the living, dining and open area where natural sunlight penetrates in the morning. If you’re looking for a traditional architecture and loads of antique, this is your choice. This property has kept so many things from the childhood and antique that you will be amazed when you see them. If you’re a tennis enthusiast, you might want to consider this too. Why? You’ll know when you choose to stay with them.
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Date of stay: June 2018
1 Helpful vote
Response from LangHoosePenang, Manager at Lang Hoose
Responded 11 Jul 2018
Thank you for the review and rating. Lang Hoose Management
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