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The Frame Guesthouse

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London
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This guesthouse is clean and staff is friendly and helpful. Central location, close to everything. Good A/C which helps since you cannot open windows, even if your room has one. There are too many A/C machines working at all time just outside. Beds ore ok and the place is kept clean.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been travelling Asia for nearly 6months and this is genuinely the best place I have stayed. I know every member of staff after my extended 5 nights here, and each one is super friendly, super helpful and super lovely. I could not say nicer things about them, you can tell they genuinely enjoy their jobs and they are...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its clean, the beds are okey, and the bathroom is nice. The facilities are very hot, but everywhere in penang is like that. The location is very good, close to places to eat. The night workers were very nice and helpfull

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived early and the lady receptionist attended to me nicely until the bed I booked was ready. The staff were helpful in answering my questions and printing my tickets (with a little charge). Breakfast was good with some fruits. I find the place very clean and my dorm bed was comfortable enough for a a good rest after a...

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Saitama, Japan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perfect clean, friendly and helpful staff, great location. I stayed in the female dorm and every bed has own electric outlet, light and small shelf. Security locker is spacious and enough to store the backpack. They gave me a town map and showed me where to go and where to eat. Nothing to complain. One of the best guest house...

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Clean, central location, and with very helpful staff. Comfortable beds and pillow, cold AC, Instagram-worthy! Met a couple of cool travelers in the common area. Free simple breakfast and the bathrooms are never crowded somehow with the entire hostel fully booked. Recommended!

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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I woke up with bites all over my left arm and a girl I hadn't met before but who was also staying in my room had them on her legs. And there were evidence of bed bugs in my bed (small blood marks). One guy who is a member of staff and who was there in the morning and late...

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TheFrameGuesthouse, Manager at The Frame Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you for posting a review about us on TripAdvisor. We are really sorry that you had such a poor experience with us. We would like to apologize for the incident happen on you during your stay. Customer service is a top priority for us, our member behavior is unacceptable. We will investigate and advise our member on their...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We didn't find it first, but then had a great stay there. We would come back and recommend this Hostel! Rest rooms were very clean, we loved the beds (were in a 8 dorm room), and did also use the common area to see films. Breakfast is okay, just toast with jam and some fresh fruits. We really appreciated the...

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Trail, Canada
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This hostel is a good price and the beds are comfy. The breakfast is standard toast and jam, with tea and coffee all day. They have a nice little hang out area and a tv room with dvds. The hostel is older and has wooden floors. We stayed in a street side room and it was bright and loud. Bring...

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TheFrameGuesthouse, Manager at The Frame Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking time to post review on us. We are glad to know that you appreciated our common area and tv room. Our guesthouse is in the center of the city, and located along a small busy streets. We are so sorry to hear you had a bad night sleep because of the noise from the...

Trail, Canada
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't have slept without earplugs! The beds are comfortable Whigs was nice. It's a very loud place though. My room was right on the main road, and people love to honk and have squeaky breaks. The floors are also loud. I found a face mask also a life saver in blocking out the brightness of the room. Each bunk...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Frame Guesthouse is three storey heritage shophouse in Georgetown, Penang which previously a frame maker shop. Based on the belief in authenticity, functionality and material that age beautifully, we chose to restore the highly necessary in the guesthouse and hence preserve the rest. Much of this space was left as it was found before the renovation with rough, peeling walls and electrical cables installed on the surface. The guesthouse which is located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, near to most of the famous tourist attraction. It is a best accommodation for traveler who looking for unique and unforgettable stay on budget. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Frame Guesthouse

Address: 168 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: RM53 - RM106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — The Frame Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Room at the back are quieter”
albatrosLondon, 1 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bring a sleep mask and ear plugs”
herbal_healer, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere.”
Monkey-Crumpet, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Heavy guys like me sleep at the ground floor of the bunk bed so you don't have to climb up and down every time.”
PhillipS367, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“avoid room number 12 and also try to be on the 3rd floor”
khasha2016, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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