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Malihom Private Estate

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent Two nights in Malihom: our stay was great, the nature is gorgeous and the service is good. The map they gave us for the hike wasn't really at a good scale, for the hikers, just be aware of that: the return from the village is long and not very nice. The dîner we had there was good but...

Thank agatha111
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I really loved the Mailhom though the drive up was a little hair raising but right from the off you are surrounded by carefully curated nature, sculpture and traditional and quirky design features. The more carefully you look the more you do. I stayed at Dharma with a traditional hammock and cure from the lower deck and 360 degree views...

Thank Gill D
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have been to Malihom Private Estate twice - once as a couple and once with my family of adults. I have seen families with children during my stay there. My favourite part of the trip has to be how Malihom had clean air, water, sounds, and sights for total relaxation. We can choose to lounge around, trek, swim, or...

Thank michellejane_lee
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed here in barn "Aloun" for 1 night with my husband. Better don't come here at night as the road is so small that only 1 car can pass but when we arrived "wowww....." so nice....the place is a retreat for everyone that feel suck with city life. Plus : Beautiful view to georgetown and sunrise (different barn different view)...

2Thank Yanni K
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 6 February 2017

My family, including our 2.5 old daughter, stayed at Malihom for 2 nights. We would recommend this place to those who want a quiet base to explore the island. This isn't your typical hotel. Actually, I think Malihom calls itself a 4 star resort, which doesn't feel like an accurate description and actually sells it short, in my opinion. It's...

1Thank EthanandJocelyn
Peebles, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Stayed here 2 nights from 24th january ,very steep interesting drive up to resort,nice accomidation in thai barn basic but good comfortable bed once you found the way out throught mosquito net ,food very good and nice lounge to sit in did jungle trail in morning very hot and quite hard going when path blocked by vegetation but all part...

1Thank Arran W
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Can't believe this place was opened since 11 years ago. The wooden barns are all well kept. The view of the city is just breath taking. We booked 3 barns, two with sunset view and one with sunrise view. Each barn has its own design and decoration. There is an 1-hour hiking trail. The manager and the workers here are...

1Thank leongaj
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

A well kept place. It is a hidden gem here in Penang. The view of the city here is breath taking and we had an amazing night view from our room. The bed is soft and comfortable. The shower and hot water is to die for. The 2 things I ask for when I am away from home and they...

1Thank Jeremy W
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 December 2016

My wife and I stayed at Malihom for 3 nights and we were delighted by this place. It offers fantastic views to both sides of the island which provides great sunrise and sunset contemplation. The staff is amazingly friendly. The barns are in very good condition and the outdoor bathrooms are so nice (if you like being outside and close...

1Thank Nicolas G
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 29 October 2016

It was a getaway with my family and we were the only family on that day. Had the entire resort to ourselves and we loved the view from the resort. The staffs were attentive and helpful. The drive up to the resort was very narrow and steep. Would recommend guests to park at the bottom of the hill and get...

1Thank mrhcc

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Malihom, a private estate, perched on the crest of the southern end of Penang, offers a tranquil getaway. Our unique location offers stunning and uninterrupted panoramas from every room, providing all our guests with ever-changing but always immense and breathtaking views. The fresh air, myriad sounds of the birds and stunning views are a feast for your senses whilst delighting in our array of home cooked cuisine and carefully selected collection of wines. We are an intimate boutique Retreat offering a more personal style of service and an intimate atmosphere that is only found in boutique establishments. The estate comprises a cluster of traditional Thai rice barns which have been carefully converted with modern comforts while respecting traditional charms. There are generous indoor and outdoor seating areas to allow guests to soak in the views and the cool breeze from the horizon as well as yoga and holistic therapies offering an array of relaxing treatments. At the hub of the estate lies the main wing which centers the reception, dining and living areas. The barns are linked to the main wing by way of footpaths. Each barn, with its own unique character has a private garden or a deck. This arrangement provides guests with privacy and seclusion. Our unique picturesque settings will provide that unforgettable difference to any occasion whether a romantic stay for two, group vacation, a Conference venue with an edge or a unique Wedding reception to reminisce. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Malihom Private Estate

Address: 168 Kiri N/T, Balik Pulau, Penang Island 11000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Balik Pulau
Price Range: RM576 - RM735 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Malihom Private Estate 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Malihom Private Estate Penang, Malaysia
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“Email or call the helpful staff to find out which barn is most suited for your needs. There are variations in amount of stairs, etc.”
michellejane_lee, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Depending on which view you like. You can choose the barn with sunset or sunrise view. You can find these information from their homepage.”
leongaj, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Each villa is unique and offers different views.”
JanDebbie, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I can't imagine that any of their rooms would be bad!”
770virginiac, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“face Georgetown for amazing sunrises - or the straits for sun setters”
5678pop, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
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