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Rainbow Guest House Penang
Rainbow Guest House Penang
Rainbow Guest House Penang
Rainbow Guest House Penang
Rainbow Guest House Penang
Rainbow Guest House Penang
Rainbow Guest House Penang

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6.5

Good

80 reviews

80 reviews

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6.7

Good

Location rating score

Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Parking
Available
Walkable places
Pasaraya Ramani (RS SUPERSTORE SDN BHD)

10 m

Chinatown

50 m

Tamilarasii Mini Market

80 m

Mohamed Meera Sahib

100 m

Wonderfood Museum Penang

120 m

Popular landmarks
Khoo Kongsi

450 m

Armenian Street

470 m

Chew's Jetty

590 m

Penang Fort Cornwallis

740 m

Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

760 m

Closest landmarks
Green River

100 m

OCBC Bank

120 m

RHB Bank @ Georgetown

120 m

Consulate of the People's Republic of Bangladesh

160 m

M.O. Krishnan

160 m

Rainbow Guest House Penang

27-1 Lebuh Chulia, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 10200 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Georgetown, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Pinang Peranakan Mansion.

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Highlights

Located in heart of Penang

Check-in [24-hour]

Airport transport

420 meters to public transportation

Inside city center

Facilities

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Check-in/out [express]

Check-in [24-hour]

Car park [on-site]

Wi-Fi in public areas

Daily cleaning

Taxi service

Car park [nearby]

This property is in high demand!

6 travelers have booked today.

Value for money6.6
Distance to city center0.5KM
Location rating6.7
Nearest airportPenang International Airport (PEN)
Distance to airport15.3 km

Rooms available at Rainbow Guest House Penang

Standard Queen Room
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  • City view
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 queen bed
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Single Room - Shared Bathroom
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shared bathroom
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Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • Room size: 80 m²/861 ft²
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Economy Quadruple Room with Shared Bathroom
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    Standard Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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      Standard Room
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        Frequently asked questions

        How much does it cost to stay at Rainbow Guest House Penang?

        Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

        What time is check-in and check-out at Rainbow Guest House Penang?

        Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 01:00 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 hotel also offers 24-hour check-in.

        How do I get to Rainbow Guest House Penang?

        For those who wish to drive their own cars, Rainbow Guest House Penang has a car park on site, as well as additional parking nearby if the first car park is full. Parking is available for an additional charge. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Penang with private transportation, the hotel can arrange taxi service.

        What is the smoking policy at Rainbow Guest House Penang?

        Sunny Side does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

        What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Rainbow Guest House Penang?

        The closest train, metro, or bus station to Rainbow Guest House Penang is Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda Bus Terminal, 390 m away.

        What restaurants are nearby Rainbow Guest House Penang?

        Restaurants including Gold Choice Lifestyle Cafe, Kaffa Kafe and Kaffa King are popular in Rainbow Guest House Penang’s neighborhood which is known as Georgetown.

        What popular shopping places are close to Rainbow Guest House Penang?

        Shopping options in Rainbow Guest House Penang’s Georgetown neighborhood include Prangin Mall, 1st Avenue Mall and Penang Amazing World Studios.

        What are popular attractions near Rainbow Guest House Penang?

        Rainbow Guest House Penang’s location in the Georgetown neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion and Khoo Kongsi.

        What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Rainbow Guest House Penang?

        Rainbow Guest House Penang’s nearby natural sights include Depoh Kerajaan Pulau Pinang and Bukit Olivia located in the same Georgetown area.

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        What people love about Rainbow Guest House Penang

        • 9.6

          Exceptional
          Location

          "Good location as the public transport are easily accessable"

          Nor

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          September 27, 2018

        • 10

          Exceptional

          "I did enjoy next time I will also go there n book again this hotel 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻"

          Palwinder

          |

          September 3, 2018

        • 10

          Exceptional
          Staff 

          "Loved Andrew and the staff, always helpful and able to help with the best places to eat!"

          Jack

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          August 8, 2018

        Property ranking|Compared to 2,318 Penang properties
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        Cheapest price score
        Room size
        6 sqm.
        Service score
        6.8/10
        Value for money score
        6.6/10
        Better than
        99
        %
        of Penang properties
        Bigger than
        83
        %
        of Penang properties
        Better than
        77
        %
        of Penang properties
        Better than
        76
        %
        of Penang properties
        Overall rating:

        6.5

        Good
        80 reviews
        Cleanliness
        6.3
        Facilities
        5.7
        Location
        6.7
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        More about Rainbow Guest House Penang

        More about Rainbow Guest House Penang

        Rainbow Guest House Penang

        You'll love the exceptional convenience during your stay at Rainbow Guest House Penang, located right in the heart of the city center, with an easy access to everything in Penang. The true local flavors and culture of Penang are yours with a stay at Rainbow Guest House Penang, located just 110 m from the famous Pinang Peranakan Mansion.
        The superior services and facilities offered at Rainbow Guest House Penang will make for a memorable stay. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. Your explorations of Penang can be assisted with the taxi services available here. Parking is provided for guests by the hotel.
        The hotel provides front desk services such as express check-in or check-out for guests' convenience. The hotel's daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. The hotel is entirely non-smoking.
        Guests are guaranteed a comfortable stay while at Rainbow Guest House Penang. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the hotel come with air conditioning. You can stay fresh and clean with towels provided in some guest bathrooms.


        Around the property

        While in Penang, take some time to venture outside of Rainbow Guest House Penang. Your first day during your stay at Rainbow Guest House Penang should include a visit to Chew's Jetty located 590 m away. Photograph yourself in front of Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion located 750 m away, which people travel great distances to see.


        Reasons to stay here

        Spend less here on rooms than you would at 99% of other accommodations in the city.
        Verified reviews for this hotel's food and dining options score it better than 88% of accommodations in the city.
        This accommodation beats more than 88% of competition in the city on room comfort.

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        Amenities and facilities
        Review score
        Facilities

        5.7

        Most talked about facilities

        Internet

        3 mentions

        Housekeeping

        3 mentions

        Food & Dining

        1 mention

        Breakfast

        1 mention

        Languages spoken

        • English
        • Malay

        Internet access

        • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
        • Wi-Fi in public areas

        Services and conveniences

        • Daily cleaning
        • Elevator
        • Smoke-free property
        • Smoking area

        Access

        • Check-in/out [express]
        • Check-in/out [private]
        • Check-in [24-hour]
        • Pets allowed

        Getting around

        • Car park [nearby]
        • Car park [on-site]
        • Parking [paid]
        • Taxi service

        Available in all rooms

        • A/C
        • Complimentary drinking water
        • Non-smoking
        • Shared bathroom
        • Towels
        Location
        27-1 Lebuh Chulia, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 10200
        Good
        Location

        6.7

        Airports

        • Penang International Airport (PEN)
          15.3 km 25 min drive
        • Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR)
          86.9 km

        Public transportation

        • Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda Bus Terminal
          400 m
        • Komtar Bus Terminal
          1.1 km

        Hospital or clinic

        • Green River
          100 m

        Shopping

        • Gurney Plaza
          4.1 km

        Convenience store

        • 7 Eleven
          350 m

        Cash withdrawal

        • ATM
          160 m
        What's nearby

        Popular landmarks

        • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
          120 m
        • Khoo Kongsi
          450 m
        • Armenian Street
          470 m
        • Chew's Jetty
          590 m
        • Penang Fort Cornwallis
          740 m
        • Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
          760 m
        • Kek Lok Si Temple
          7.7 km
        • Batu Ferringhi Beach
          11.8 km
        • Entopia
          14.2 km
        • Escape Theme Park
          14.3 km

        Nearby landmarks

        • Pasaraya Ramani (RS SUPERSTORE SDN BHD)
          10 m
        • Chinatown
          50 m
        • Tamilarasii Mini Market
          80 m
        • Green River
          100 m
        • Mohamed Meera Sahib
          100 m
        • Wonderfood Museum Penang
          120 m
        • OCBC Bank
          120 m
        • RHB Bank @ Georgetown
          120 m
        • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
          120 m
        • Alpha Utara Gallery
          150 m
        Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
        Property policies
        Children and extra beds

        Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

        All children are welcome.

        Infant 0-1 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
        Children 2-12 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
        Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
        Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
        Others
        • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
        Some helpful facts

        Check-in/Check-out

        • Check-in from14:00
        • Check-in until23:59
        • Check-out from12:00
        • Check-out until13:00
        • Reception open until00:00

        Getting around

        • Airport transfer fee60 MYR
        • Distance from city center0.5KM
        • Travel time to airport (minutes)45

        The property

        • Number of floors4
        • Number of rooms 15

        Parking

        • Daily parking fee0 MYR

        Reviews of Rainbow Guest House Penang from real guests

        Provided by verified guests of Agoda
        6.5
        /
        10
        Cleanliness6.3
        Facilities5.7
        Location6.7
        Service6.8
        Value for money6.6
        High score for Penang
        Rating
        9+ Exceptional (11)
        8-9 Excellent (4)
        7-8 Very Good (5)
        6-7 Good (0)
        <6 Below Expectation (16)
        Time of the year
        Mar - May (3)
        Jun - Aug (18)
        Sep - Nov (9)
        Dec - Feb (6)
        All guests (80)
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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Bea from Philippines
        Couple
        Stayed 4 nights in February 2018

        Exceptional”

        My first night at the hostel was spent alone and in a mixed dorm. I didn't have much of a good experience there because the other people there were inconsiderate and noisy well beyond 12am. Because of that, I wanted to switch to a private room with my boyfriend (who arrived the second night). The staff was so accommodating and understandable and made the switch to the private room easy for me and my boyfriend. The staff were very helpful and kind. Despite my rough first night, my whole experience in Sunny Side was amazing. I highly recommend...their private rooms ;)

        Reviewed March 05, 2018

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Vy from Vietnam
        Group
        Stayed 1 night in April 2017

        A really nice place to stay”

        They've got 3 clean and hot water equipped shared bathrooms, so you don't need to worry about queue. It took us just 5 minutes from the hostel to Penang street art. There have been so many convience stores like & Eleven just right next door. The owner is very hospitable, friendly and helpful. My friend lost his phone on Uber, and she had tried her best to help us take back the phone even it was at midnight.

        Reviewed April 30, 2017

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        7.6
        Very good
        Noorhhisham from Singapore
        Solo traveler
        Standard Double Room with Shared Bathroom
        Stayed 2 nights in June 2018

        Good for short stay”

        Not the best hotel but cheapest I can find around Georgetown. The best are near ferry terminal, plenty of good food stall around and nearby attractions. Bad reasons to stay after 9pm there no sign of hotel staffs, stay at your own risk, is best to stay in private room. Seriously need to upgrade their furnishings, and their rooms are really compact.

        Reviewed July 03, 2018

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        8.4
        Excellent
        Mohamed from Spain
        Solo traveler
        Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
        Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

        good for 1 or 2 nights”

        overall a good hostel for its price. pros: price, location,curtains for privacy. cons: beds make lots of noise, wifi didnt work in the room( very bad :( )

        Reviewed February 08, 2018

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Lisa from United Kingdom
        Solo traveler
        Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

        Exceptional”

        Very difficult to find. The name of the place is Milky Coat and then underneath, which appears like an afterthought and in smaller signage it reads ‘and Sunnyside Enterprises’. Taxi drivers can’t find it either as the frontage of the place is set further aback. Female only dorms are non existent but the owners still advertise there is one which caused me a little bit of inconvenience. Other than this it’s a very clean and friendly place and fairly quiet. I’d recommend it but know this..all dorms are mixed.

        Reviewed February 22, 2018

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        8.4
        Excellent
        Freya from Germany
        Couple
        Standard Queen Room
        Stayed 4 nights in June 2018

        Good option to stay”

        We had a double room for a few nights. Great location in the heart of Little India with abundance of places to eat and visit around. Walking distance to many interesting sites. Very helpful staff and clean shared bathrooms. Basic accommodation but good.

        Reviewed July 26, 2018

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        8.4
        Excellent
        Chin from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
        Stayed 1 night in July 2018

        Excellent”

        The room is equipped with air conditioner and good wifi connection. Not all beds have the private curtain. The drawback is the bed makes very loud squeaky noise when you make any movement.

        Reviewed July 13, 2018

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Palwinder from Malaysia
        Couple
        Stayed 2 nights in August 2018

        Vry good service n good nature staff ”

        I did enjoy next time I will also go there n book again this hotel 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

        Reviewed September 03, 2018

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        9.6
        Exceptional
        Nor from Malaysia
        Family with teens
        Economy Quadruple Room with Shared Bathroom
        Stayed 2 nights in September 2018

        good location as the public transport are easily accessable. ”

        Clean and safe place for budget traveler. Easy to find eatery place at anytime. Good location as the public transport are easily accessable

        Reviewed September 27, 2018

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        8.0
        Excellent
        Ben from Singapore
        Solo traveler
        Bunk Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
        Stayed 3 nights in August 2019

        Location and price is perfect for backpackers”

        Location is in Little India and food is everywhere. The hostel provides free towel, toiletries and has a pantry with oven and pot for free use coz they do not have free breakfast. The only downside is their squeaky beds but the rest is nice. Just prepare an ear plug to muffle the noise.

        Reviewed August 13, 2019

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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Michael from Australia
        Couple
        Stayed 1 night in May 2017

        Good staff, clean room. ”

        Stayed one night before moving on. Great stay overall, good ac with clean shared bathroom. Helpful staff.

        Reviewed June 06, 2017

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Jack from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        Single Bed in Dormitory Room
        Stayed 1 night in August 2018

        Great AND helpful staff”

        Loved Andrew and the staff, always helpful and able to help with the best places to eat!

        Reviewed August 08, 2018

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        2.8
        Shanjeellia from Malaysia
        Couple
        Standard Double Room with Shared Bathroom
        Stayed 1 night in September 2018

        They cancelled our confirmed booking.”

        They cancelled our confirmed booking with 18 hours notice through email. Good job Sunny Side! We were already on our way to your place to find out your cancelled due to all rooms sold out without informing upon confirmed booking.

        Reviewed September 11, 2018

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        8.0
        Excellent
        Muhammad from Malaysia
        Couple
        Standard Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in October 2017

        Very good”

        The place is good but if you travelling by cars its quite difficult to find parking slot. Im happy and satisfied with the management, the staffs on reception is super nice and helpful.

        Reviewed October 30, 2017

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        6.0
        mark from Indonesia
        Solo traveler
        Double or Twin Room
        Stayed 1 night in September 2017

        ok”

        ROOM WAS CLEAN but tiny ,no security ,reception is in another part of building ,closes at about 6 pm,bathroom no hot water ,,,, ok if on a budget thats it

        Reviewed October 08, 2017

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        4.0
        Ash from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        Standard Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in November 2018

        Not worth it. ”

        I paid high price for a room with sharing toilet? Unless you are okay with that, then dont.

        Reviewed November 27, 2018

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        4.0
        Izwan from Malaysia
        Couple
        Standard Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in December 2018

        Not to clean as picture. ”

        The price too high than the room.

        Reviewed January 01, 2019

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        8.0
        Excellent
        ahmad from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
        Stayed 1 night in October 2018

        Good”

        just nice

        Reviewed October 29, 2018

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        3.2
        Mélanie from Australia
        Couple
        Standard Queen Room
        Stayed 1 night in July 2018

        Last solution if everything else is full”

        Not clean, Very small, No window, Only the wifi is quite good in the room but in any case you don't want to stay inside more than 5 minutes or just for a sleep.

        Reviewed July 21, 2018

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        2.4
        Ngu from Malaysia
        Solo traveler
        Stayed 4 nights in October 2017

        Acceptable”

        First of all, the space is very small and got water problem!! Sometimes,really noise,especially when the night time.. The room is really dirty and bed very dirty.. Feel uncomfortable when sleeping! Poor infrastructur!

        Reviewed November 05, 2017

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