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“Good option considering the alternatives” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Chulia Heritage Hotel
Ranked #31 of 79 Hotels in George Town
Montreal, Canada
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46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
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“Good option considering the alternatives”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2012

Some very good things:
- Clean rooms
- Very clean sheets and towels
- Smiling staff and friendly welcome
- We were able to borrow a (tiny) umbrella when it rained

A few things I enjoyed less:
- Shared bathrooms were not very clean; drains didn't all clear quickly; sinks were gross
- Saw people washing their clothes in the shared sink, that shouldn't be allowed
- Old floors = noisy
- Doors slam which is also noisy
- Mattress wasn't great - my husband was sore all day
- I'm not a fan of the "no-shoes" policy in a hotel, but that's just me!

All in all, I think it's a good option for the price range and in light of some of the other places on this street.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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116 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2012

My wife and I recently stumbled across this hotel looking for something a little better than most of the dives we came across in Georgetown. It was a breath of fresh air after seeing some of the other places in the area. For starters it was clean, which can't be said for many of the other hostels and guesthouses. It was also set back off the road which made it a lot quieter. They have options for most budget ranges; everything from shared bathrooms to private rooms to fit entire families. They had satellite tv with my English channel options and nice hot water bathrooms. My only complaint is that it was a little pricey for SE Asia, but that seems to be the norm in Georgetown. We couldn't find a private bathroom room for less than 75RM anywhere in town. If you are willing to spend a little more, this is definitely a great place to check out.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2012

A great Hotel in the centre of things yet set back off the main street, which makes it nice and quiet. Spotless clean with lovely friendly staff. My only comment was the walls between each room were not finished off properly and had gaps at the windows, So you could hear people in the next room. Im sure at this stage it should have been rectified. Well worth visit.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

A lovely cahracter hotel bang in the centre of things on Lebuh Chulia but set back off the main street so nice and quiet. All-white decor, largish rooms with good basic facilities- excellent value for money.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank rob1959
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2012

Excellent value, the clean and clear environment provided me a good rest.
The location is good and have a lot of good food nearby. It is also very convenient to a lot of heritage spots.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Chulia Heritage Hotel

Property: Chulia Heritage Hotel
Address: 380 Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in George Town
Price range (per night): RM80 - RM196
Hotel Class:3 star — Chulia Heritage Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 45
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chulia Heritage Hotel - the ideal hotel for traveller which offers high standard accommodation and personalized services in a stylish manner. Culture and history combined to create an atmosphere of luxurious living. Chulia Heritage Hotel is strategically located within the core zone of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Penang, where is no doubt the traveller favorite must-visit place while holidaying in Penang. ... more   less 
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