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Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hotel in a beautiful old house in good location, managed by Terry and his mother, very nice hospitable people. We lived in Acheh room, it is simple and cosy with air conditioner, fan, clothes rail, comfortable bed. Good western breakfast. Showers and toilets are shared, always clean, there's hair dryer, drinking water dispenser. Terry advised us places to eat and...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The house itself is almost identical for in Georgetown but the experience that the host offers make the Carnarvon House wonderful. Bathroom area is always kept clean. The room is tidy with a choice of breakfast. The host and his mom are very kind and such a great guide. Overall very impressed...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed every minute of my stay at Carnavon House, a gem of a heritage building in old town Georgetown. My room was lovely, clean and well presented. The shared bathrooms were spacious and also clean, and it was great to have hot and cold water on tap. Terry and his mum were friendly and helpful. Perfect stay, would thoroughly...

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Aix-en-Provence, France
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It is à marvelous chinées house.Very good location. You can visit Georgetown by foot. So clean and the décoration is amazing. I warmly recommand this place. Thanks for your kindness. Nous avons adoré cette maison Sa décoration et son emplacement parfait pour découvrir Georgetown à pied

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Pattaya, Thailand
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Clean beds and rooms, nice decoration, very good location and friendly & helpful service from the owners. I definately recommend this place and I would stay there again. We really enjoyed staying in Carnarvon house!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Terry and his lovely mother were fantastic hosts. Every morning Terry had found us delicious vegan breakfasts which we really appreciated. He is really helpful when it comes to sights, getting around and where to eat. He's even made a vegetarian food map. The location is super quiet and close to everything. We stayed in the Kimberly room and it...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We spent a great night at Carnarvon House and would recommend it to anyone looking for a simple and friendly homestay in Penang. The shared bathroom was spotlessly clean, our bed was comfortable, and breakfast was delicious. The house is beautifully kept and in a great location on a quiet side street. Terry took the time to review a map...

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Union City, California
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I enjoyed my stay at Carnarvon House and I would highly recommend it. I stayed there for two nights and three days, and i felt at home. Carnarvon House is a beautifully renovated Chinese Straits home. The ground floor has a reception desk with a world map on the opposite wall, and a collection of touristy spots and eating stops...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed in the Chulia room for two nights (53 euros all together, including breakfast). The room has aircon and a fan and space to store your luggage. Bathrooms (4) are shared, but clean. Free cold and hot water available. Service is excellent! Terry is a great host an helps you to plan your travels. Breakfast is freshly made and...

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Trnava, Slovakia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Terry and his Mum made us very welcome at Carnarvon House which provides an authentic experience of life within the historic China Town area of George Town. Within easy walking distance of all of George Town's main attractions. Mike, Heli & Kristina

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Carnarvon House is a boutique guest house ideally located in Georgetown surrounded by heritage spots and famous local hawker food. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carnarvon House

Address: 28 Lorong Carnarvon, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM120 - RM182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Twin room Chared bathroom ”
 of 5 bubbles 755AnneB, 15 Feb 2017 | Read review
“As it is a row house, only one of the guest rooms has windows to the street.”
 of 5 bubbles kerdryden, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with window, facing the central courtyard. It costs slightly more, but it is worth the extra charge.”
 of 5 bubbles 627hendrit, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“good location.beautiful architecture”
 of 5 bubbles desmanhuang, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Select room with windows open to the light shaft. Owner plants and decorates the light shaft perfectly.”
 of 5 bubbles jllshih137, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
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