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About So Hotel


Ideal for fun and relaxation, So Hotel is located in the Georgetown area of Penang. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to The Church in Penang, Ghee Hiang, Penang Buddhist Association temple give to this hotel a special charm.

So Hotel also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Penang. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all rooms, daily housekeeping, photocopying, private check in/check out, taxi service.

Step into one of 25 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as television LCD/plasma screen, non smoking rooms, air conditioning, wake-up service, desk which can be found in some rooms. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at So Hotel.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Taxi service
  • Car park
  • Rental car
  • Bicycle rental

Access, services, and conveniences

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Check-in/check-out [private]
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Laundry service
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Working and staying connected

  • Photocopying

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Malay
  • Tamil
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Due to the tax regulation, all guests are committed to the city tax surcharge which is not included in the property reservation cost and will be collected by the property upon check-in.

The Family Room has a private bathroom. However, it is located outside the room.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-12 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance to Airport: 17km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: yes
Number of Floors: 4
Number of Rooms : 25
Reception Open Until: 06:00 AM
Room Voltage: 240
Time to Airport (Minutes): 30
Year Hotel Built: 2010
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Recent customer comments

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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.4
  • Facilities 7.4
  • Location 7.4
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.2
  • Service 8.6
  • Value for Money 8.3
  • Food/Dining 5.9
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Seng H.
August 18, 2016
staff very helpful
aircond a bit noisy, family room bathroom outside of the room. Attentive staff. soap u need to take from counter.

Seng H.
August 18, 2016
so far so good
aircond a bit noisy, family room bathroom outside of the room. Attentive staff. so far so good

Seng H.
August 18, 2016
dont expect too much ....
aircond a bit noisy, family room bathroom outside of the room. Attentive staff. so far so good

Koh H.
August 05, 2016
Got one staff attitude so bad

August 02, 2016
Review of So Hotel.
I booked a room for 4 person. The toilet was outside of the room. Whenever we went to the toilet, we felt uncomfortable since there were lots of CCTV.

Lim C.
July 26, 2016
Excellent Services
The staffs are excellent with their services and hospitality.

Jeremy M.
July 21, 2016
Great hotel
Very friendly staff, good location, good street food nearby hotel.

Donald T.
July 21, 2016
Certain room is small and not sufficient place to hang cloths

Bee T.
July 11, 2016

Daniel A.
July 03, 2016
The Staff are really nice
We stay there fo two nights. The staffs were very nice, made us feel like home. Its near everywhere in Penang. Quite surprise with the rate since it's cheap but the service was outstanding.


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