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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stayed for four nights. This is a beautiful heritage house. The rooms are very pleasant and clean. The owner is very helpful and friendly. Breakfast is included and is very nice - a surprise every day and always good. The hotel is in a...More

Thank Rebecca D
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely owners. Terry was very helpful and kind. Rooms are simple and immaculately clean. Bathrooms are not in the rooms but this didn’t bother us. Don’t worry that they are for all the guests to use, they are spotless! Showers have hot water and they...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

My friends and I wanted to try staying in one of Penang's older heritage houses, so we pretty much had an idea of what to expect when we booked the stay. But what we didn't expect was how well-maintained the building is. The owner, Terry,...More

Thank Sherene T
Reviewed 25 April 2018

The building is really nice inside. Surrounding area a bit run down but it felt very safe staying at Carnarvon House.Terry and his mother together with their assistant were very helpful hosts. It was good to try a different breakfast everyday. Would happily stay here...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2018

My wife and I stayed here for a whole month. It's a well-maintained historical house in gorgeous chinese architecture. There's plenty great food choices in walking distance and more than enough little cafés as well. The whole house is cleaned on a daily basis, including...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
Laundry Service
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$27 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
US$27 - US$45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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WanderingFriendBill
29 March 2018|
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Response from 28CarHouse | Property representative |
Hi, From airport to our guesthouse, you got few options. 1. Airport Taxi, buy ticket from the airport taxi counter at Arrival Hall, it usually cost around RM50. 2. Uber/Grab - It's 50% cheaper than airport taxi, usually... More
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Siewyun86
16 July 2016|
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Response from 28CarHouse | Property representative |
Hi Yun, Carnarvon Room is our deluxe room come with 2 single beds for 2 pax. If you have 3 person, please add an extra bed. Thank you. Carnarvon House
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bobomys
17 May 2016|
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Response from 28CarHouse | Property representative |
Hi, We will perform housekeeping every two days. You may book through Agoda or Airbnb if you are interested. Thank you & have a nice evening. Regards, Eunice from Carnarvon House
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"Corner suites are furthest away from the common bathrooms, so they are quieter."
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"There are no en suite facilities because of the age of this traditional property. This is really not a..."
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"The Carnarvon and Kimberley rooms are furthest from the street, which is pretty quiet anyway."
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"I stayed in the 'Kimberley' room, which was very nice."
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