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“Overall excellent.”
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Campbell House
Ranked #1 of 170 George Town B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level 5 Contributor
85 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Overall excellent.”
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Booked "The Loft" room for an overnight stay on a Friday for something different. Great service, location & room. Overall the restoration of this hotel is of very high standard as you'd expect it to be as one of the more expensive options in George Town. I think the value is definitely there though. The hotel is right in the action of the old town and you are minutes away from Chulia St. with all its bars / cafes / hawkers & restaurants. Had a fantastic night out and will stay again. Keep up the good work.

Breakfast is included and was fantastic. Its A la Carte so you don't have the "usual" luke warm bai marie set up. The smoked salmon eggs benedict I had were perfect, the fruit platter very fresh & the croissants delicious and fresh. Will try & remember to write up a review under the Italian restaurant where you eat breakfast.

Overall great value and worth treating yourself.

  • Stayed March 2017, travelled as a couple
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CAMPBELLHSE, Front Office Manager at Campbell House, responded to this review, 20 June 2017
Dear GrousMan,

Thank you for the great review and we appreciate the 5-stars ratings from you! We are glad to know that you have enjoyed your stay with us and loved the breakfast we serve in our Il Bacaro Restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back to our lovely home again!

Best Regards from Campbell House & IL Bacaro Team
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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Singapore
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Beautiful boutique hotel. Loved the fact that the restoration was so true to the historical character of Georgetown but at the same time accomodating the tastebuds of Westerners with the Italian restaurant and a nespresso machine in the room. We didn't try the restaurant as on our last day it was booked for a function. However the breakfast was amazing. The best I've ever had at a hotel. You can choose anything from the menu (wish I had room enough to try it all). We opted for the smoked salmon eggs benedict. Much prefered this style of breakfast to the usual buffets of typically large but low quality choices.

  • Stayed March 2017, travelled as a couple
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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Dinner was fantastic last night at this quaint hotel, it was cooked to perfection. It was nice to have a different menu after eating Chinese for the last week, so a welcome meal was had by both my husband and my self, thank you.

Stayed March 2017, travelled as a couple
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CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Campbell House, responded to this review, 16 April 2017
Dear Flymebabe

Thank you for the super review and thank you for choosing us. Glad you enjoyed and look forward to welcome you again.

Kind Regards
Nardya & All at Campbell House & IL Bacaro
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We liked the idea of taking the shoes off before you go upstairs to the rooms , the rooms were very clean and had great character ! We loved the library area where you can relax and read with your choice of drinks , the rooms even have mobile chargers which I was very pleased to find !!

Stayed February 2017, travelled as a couple
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MANILA, PHILIPPINES
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Stayed 3 nights in the room named INDOCHINE. Very comfortable bed and pillows. BUT there is a small step down from the bed area to the rest of the room. Not being careful enough, I missed the step twice and almost fell, so I had to put my baggage by the step to remind me about it.

Nardya and Roberto, owners of the hotel were wonderful hosts, while the Reception Staff and restaurant and room staff were so pleasant, friendly and helpful.

We were offered a wide range of items for breakfast. Their croissants were so good!
We had a good Italian dinner at their restaurant one night. Also, snacks were brought to our room every afternoon.

Will stay there again next time we go to Penang. It is so well located --- near interesting shops, restaurants, and places of interest.

Room Tip: Choose a room in the first floor because there are no elevators.
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  • Stayed February 2017, travelled with friends
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CAMPBELLHSE, Owner at Campbell House, responded to this review, 3 March 2017
Dear AAR-AITC

Thank you so much for your review. It was an absolute pleasure to have you and all your group stay with us; you entertained us thoroughly! Thank you for your kind praise about the staff and the restaurant, we have a great team and are very proud of all the effort they put in.
We apologize about the small step in the room, this is an original platform which we advise guests to take note of.
Thank you again for choosing us, we look forward to welcome you all back again soon!

Kind Regards from All the Team at Campbell House & IL Bacaro
Nardya & Roberto
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Additional Information about Campbell House

Property: Campbell House
Address: 106 Lebuh Campbell, George Town, Penang Island 10100, Malaysia
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Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 170 B&Bs / Inns in George Town
Price range (per night): RM378 - RM610
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Campbell House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Campbell House is a new class... a new breed of Heritage hotel in Georgetown. A stunning 3 story corner shop house lovingly restored by European owners Nardya & Roberto, located arms length from the madding crowd, with 10 individual suites offering today's modern traveller a luxurious home away from home. Campbell House has plenty of charm, and personal touches, modern amenities mixed with classic Colonial style at affordable prices. ... more   less 
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