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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 11 May 2015

Had a weekend break to Penang and had used Tripadvisor to pick the hotel. The comments re the noise of the rooms ( ours backed onto a road) were right it was quite noisy. The other let down was that the Spa was closed whilst the hotel changed the management contract vis-a-vis service provider. This was a let down. Breakfast...

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Bangkok
Reviewed 7 May 2015

Gorgeous hotel, with everything done really right! The building and decor is beautiful and tasteful, you can tell that someone has put a lot of care and love into this hotel. The staff was great, helpful and friendly. Breakfast buffet was great and the spa was fantastic!

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PenagaH, Owner at Hotel Penaga, responded to this review

Dear Shamcarlson, Thank you for the kind review of Hotel Penaga. We are so glad that we have made your stay comfortable and a wonderful experience. Looking forward to welcome you back again soon. Regards Karen

Ao Nang, Thailand
Reviewed 6 May 2015

We didn't stay at the hotel but enjoyed the restaurant multiple times-- the food and service was really great! We were first drawn to their fast internet speeds (which is hard to find in Penang), and stayed for the food.

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1Thank Never_bored7
Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

Loved everything about this hotel. Staff were so friendly and nothing was too much. Our room was made up everyday and sometimes our bed was turned down before we went to bed. On a busy road, traffic noise was not an issue.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 May 2015 via mobile

Just outside the main heritage zone, this hotel is a gorgeous restoration and is lovely to return to after a long day. The staff are very friendly and helpful, if not always so comprehensive in English. Hardly their fault, as my Malay is worse! Drinks here are very expensive and I would have preferred to see some local food on...

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 April 2015

The hotel itself is an amazing concept, my sister and I were both searching for two different things- she a traditional, old and historic stay, and myself for a more modern hotel vibe, but eventually we found Penaga, and am glad we did, it easily took care of us both. Room was perfect, large, airy, with a view of old...

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1Thank Dashiel K
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 April 2015 via mobile

Only stayed one night while in transit. Stayed in transit 2 room. Breakfast was very ordinary. Big room with old worldly charm. Could hear the motor bikes during the night. Decent location. Overall considered okay for what we paid. Could do better.

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1Thank pandt2013
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Lovely hotel with spirit the front desk is very help full, large and comfortable bedroom. The breakfast is not the best I had, and today WiFi connection very low. Well situated close to the historical part a good choise

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

We loved this hotel from the most moment we arrived. The rooms are beautiful and staff are very helpful. It's location is perfect for exploring the surrounding heritage streets, cafes and street art. I've been to Penang twice before and this was by far the best hotel I've stayed in there. Highly recommended for a relaxing break. I'll definitely stay...

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PenagaH, Owner at Hotel Penaga, responded to this review

Dear Lucy_ECP, Thank you for taking time to write us a review at Hotel Penaga Penang. Your comments mean a lot to us and we hope that we will see you again soon. Regards Karen

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights in a Hutton Room and mostly enjoyed it. The rooms were a good size and well appointed, including some free drinks in the mini bar. Our room was on the 1st floor but had double glazing so the road noise below was not that noticeable and had good nights sleep each night.  The location is...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, this hotel is a hotel with its own heritage charm while providing finest modern hotel expectations, is converted from a cluster of 15 pre-war terraces and shop-houses which spans along Hutton Lane, Transfer Road & Clarke Street. Within walking distance, the hotel is just a few minutes’ walk away from amazing heritage temples, pre-war heritage houses, churches, museum and variety of antique shops, restaurants & bars and not forgetting local hawker foods stalls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Penaga

Address: Clarke Street, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: €67 - €123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Penaga 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Hotel Penaga Penang/George Town, Malaysia
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in George Town
#4 Luxury Hotel in George Town
#7 Family Hotel in George Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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“Picked the Transfer Suites (double balcony), quiet and serene.”
 of 5 bubbles kimjb1023, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the road sides”
 of 5 bubbles SandyB281, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Hudson suite”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineB21_21, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the Shop house rooms are along the same side street and the 2 I stayed in were both equally fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles CaracasChica, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The transfersuites are large and very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Palunian, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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