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Old Penang Guesthouse

"For a 'hostel' accomodation the facility is clean and well-located;"

Gregory - March 9, 2020
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Old Penang Guesthouse

53 Love lane, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 10200 - See map
Free Wi-Fi
Property highlights
Hygiene Plus
This property has self-selected and self-certified the hygiene measures
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Close to Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Within 330 m of property
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Popular landmarks
Loo Pun Hong 40 m
Spider Web Internet 90 m
Chulia Street 100 m
The Camera Museum 140 m
public health center 140 m
Stardust 180 m
Fruit Stall 190 m
Waktu Perkhidmatan Klinik 190 m
Ng Fook Thong Temple 220 m
NJ Books Centre 230 m
Nearby landmarks
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion 330 m
Armenian Street 370 m
Pinang Peranakan Mansion 500 m
Khoo Kongsi 520 m
Penang Fort Cornwallis 880 m
Kek Lok Si Temple 7.32 km
Batu Ferringhi Beach 11.75 km
Entopia 13.74 km
Escape Theme Park 13.82 km
9.0

Exceptional

Location rating score

Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Hygiene Plus
This property has self-selected and self-certified the following hygiene measures.Learn more
Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Health and Medical
First aid kit
  • 800 meters to public transportation

  • Located in heart of Penang

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

  • Garden

Cheaper than 99% of all properties in Penang in the last 24 hoursCompared to 2,627 Penang properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money8.1
Location rating9.0
Nearest airportPenang International Airport (PEN)
Distance to airport15.3 km

Rooms available at Old Penang Guesthouse

Double Room with Private Bathroom
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Courtyard view
  • 1 double bed
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Single Room Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 7 m²/75 ft²
  • No Windows view
  • 1 single bed
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Twin Room Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Triple Private Room
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • Street view
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Double Room Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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1 Person in 12-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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  • Room size: 26 m²/280 ft²
  • No Windows view
  • 1 bunk bed
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1 Person in 4-Bed Dormitory - Female Only
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  • Room size: 9 m²/97 ft²
  • No Windows view
  • 1 bunk bed
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Triple Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Triple Room
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
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Double Room
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  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
  • 1 queen bed
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Old Penang Guesthouse?

Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

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What people love about Old Penang Guesthouse

  • 10.0
    Exceptional
    Location

    "There are lots of bar and restaurant around hostel."

    Ayaka

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    April 28, 2019

  • 8.0
    Very good

    "As I remembered, it also provide a light breakfast."

    Mohamad

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    October 17, 2019

  • 9.2
    Exceptional

    "the shower is good and the common area is spacious"

    Kira

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    May 17, 2019

Property ranking|Compared to 2,627 Penang properties
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Location score
9.0/10
Service score
8.6/10
Value for money score
8.1/10
Better than
99
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Better than
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Better than
93
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of Penang properties
Better than
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Overall rating:
8.3
Excellent
753 reviews
Cleanliness
7.9
Facilities
7.4
Location
9.0
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What travelers say they love:
Free flow of local Coffee and simple breakfast toast is nice...
Lydyewatty from Malaysia
Couple
More about Old Penang Guesthouse

More about Old Penang Guesthouse

Situated in Georgetown, Old Penang Guesthouse is the perfect place to experience Penang and its surroundings. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Offering hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities, Old Penang Guesthouse is committed to ensuring that your stay is as comfortable as possible. The hotel offers access to a vast array of services, including free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas, tours.

Old Penang Guesthouse is home to 15 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as clothes rack, linens, locker, mirror, towels. 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 Old Penang Guesthouse.

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Most talked about facilities

Breakfast
9 mentions
Housekeeping
7 mentions
Food & Dining
1 mention
Internet
1 mention

What they offer

8.0
Very good
Bathroom

"The communal bathrooms were clean and stocked with soap."

victoria

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June 23, 2018

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Reviews of Old Penang Guesthouse from real guests

Overall rating
8.3
Excellent
From 753 reviews
9.1Location
8.8Service
8.2Value for money
Agoda Reviews (252)Booking.com Reviews (501)
Rating via Booking.com8.5
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10
Excellent
Cleanliness8.3
Facilities8.0
Location9.3
Room comfort and quality7.9
Service9.0
Value for money8.3
High score for Penang
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9+ Exceptional (239)
8-9 Excellent (153)
7-8 Very Good (189)
6-7 Good (59)
<6 Below Expectation (66)
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10.0
Exceptional
Muhammad
Solo traveler

Excellent location, beautiful stay”

The ambience and general mood.
The host should open the window before the guest came in, just to make it less stuffy
Reviewed January 10, 2021
7.0
Very good
Anonymous
Group

Good”

I love the interior vintage.
Even the place looks vintage and old but atleast make some touch up to make it alive. Serve the breakfast if there&#39;s any breakfast included in the package. Do provide some towel for guest .
Reviewed January 05, 2021
7.0
Very good
Niklosey
Solo traveler

Value of money”

check in need to improve..
Reviewed January 02, 2021
8.3
Excellent
Lucie
Couple

Very good”

Very beautiful house in the heart of Georgetown. We were almost alone so very quiet. Nice staff
Reviewed December 27, 2020
5.0
Mohd
Solo traveler

so so only but worth...”

location wise is good
parking very difficult to get than premises not really clean at all, they say due to Covic19, cleanliness is very minimum level
Reviewed December 21, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Hannah
Family with young children

Great!”

Amazing location, just a great feel to the place. Chilled and lovely. No hassles will stay again for sure
Reviewed October 25, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Fadhilah
Group

Exceptional”

Environment of the guesthouse. And near with the private parking so we dont have too illegal park
Reviewed September 17, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Anonymous
Business traveler

Great location and wonderful staffs”

Friendly staff.the reception guy really helpful.good location,best for nightlife. Wonderful heritage theme of hostel.clean rooms and ccomfortable bed.
Nothing.everything is perfect
Reviewed September 14, 2020
6.0
Chin
Solo traveler

I was a pleasant stay....”

Mosquitoes
Reviewed September 13, 2020
5.0
Anonymous
Solo traveler

Passable”

Poorly managed, bed bugs on first night. Excellent location however and evocative building.
Reviewed September 11, 2020
8.0
Excellent
Chris
Solo traveler

One of the best options...”

Great location and surprisingly quiet as it is on Love Lane. Close to everything. I will stay here again.
Soap was not refilled in the bathroom
Reviewed September 07, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Eva
Group

Exceptional”

I like everything about the Old Penang Guest House.
Reviewed August 24, 2020
8.0
Excellent
Gabriel
Group

Strategically located”

It has a charming atmosphere of an old, vintage house. Room and bathroom is clean. Aircon is cold. Location is the best thing about this property. If I were to give it based on only the location, it ...
The staff was not friendly. Although it is understandable that due to COVID-19 the amount of staff is way less, there were a lot of times when there are no one around at all. I witness a guy who were ...
Reviewed August 19, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Noor
Group

The best in town!”

Staff was friendly. Location are perfect for backpackers, lots of attraction nearby. Convenient Mart just step aways. Room very clean, simple yet comfortable. Air-conditioner working well. Toilet ...
Reception closed at 11pm. At the night of my stay, a couple of travellers shouted from outside of the building, looking for receptionist to check in. Its kinda disturbing other in-house guest.
Reviewed August 17, 2020
7.0
Very good
Siew
Couple

Good”

Location and the decoration
Common Kitchen area having bad smell
Reviewed July 27, 2020
9.0
Exceptional
Siti
Group

Wonderful”

Please provide slippers to bathroom
Reviewed July 05, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Aslah
Business traveler

Exceptional”

the security this hotel so poor and the staf always no there and this so no good because dengerous to leave my item at hotel before no staf there .. also the need to improve more plug
Reviewed June 20, 2020
10.0
Exceptional
Eduardo
Couple

Exceptional”

Very close to centre of the city
Too much noisy in the night until late , too much bikes.
Reviewed March 15, 2020
9.0
Exceptional
Joseph
Couple

Superb”

Great spot on love lane! Comfortable
Breakfast was pretty basic but ok.
Reviewed March 13, 2020
8.0
Excellent
Charlotte
Family with young children

Very good”

Location was perfect, everything is walkable. Busy enough at night and surrounded by night market. Staff was lovely and really helpful. The property is spotless clean.
Reviewed March 05, 2020
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