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The Northam All Suite Penang

"My family and I really satisfied with the services given by the hotel staff."

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The Northam All Suite Penang

55 Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Gurney Drive, Penang, Malaysia, 10050 - See map
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Popular landmarks
Olympia College Penang 90 m
Gleneagles Medical Centre 130 m
Consulate General of Japan 150 m
Mr Nadesh Sithasanan 160 m
Irrawaddy Road Pocket Park 230 m
Penang Baptist Church 230 m
Hua Yan Si Temple 290 m
Chew Thean Yang Aquarium 320 m
International Specialist Eye Centre Penang Isec Penang Sdn Bhd 340 m
PTPL College 490 m
Nearby landmarks
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion 1.65 km
Armenian Street 2.1 km
Khoo Kongsi 2.28 km
Pinang Peranakan Mansion 2.43 km
Penang Fort Cornwallis 2.54 km
Kek Lok Si Temple 6.11 km
Batu Ferringhi Beach 9.81 km
Entopia 11.87 km
Escape Theme Park 11.94 km
8.1

Excellent

Location rating score

730 meters from city center
  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Hot tub

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

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Value for money7.9
Distance to city center2.5 Km
Location rating8.1
Nearest airportPenang International Airport (PEN)
Distance to airport15.5 km

Rooms available at The Northam All Suite Penang

Very good
Room comfort & quality
7.7
Deluxe Suite
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  • Room size: 76 m²/818 ft²
  • City view
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2 Bedroom Family Suite
2 Bedroom Family Suite
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  • Room size: 152 m²/1636 ft²
  • Non-smoking
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Studio Suite
Studio Suite
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Junior Suite
Junior Suite
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  • Room size: 57 m²/614 ft²
  • Separate shower/bathtub
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Studio Suite (Bed and Breakfast)
Studio Suite (Bed and Breakfast)
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  • Room size: 50 m²/538 ft²
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Junior Suite (Bed and Breakfast)
Junior Suite (Bed and Breakfast)
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  • Room size: 57 m²/614 ft²
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Deluxe Suite (Bed And Breakfast)
Deluxe Suite (Bed And Breakfast)
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  • Room size: 76 m²/818 ft²
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2 Bedroom Family Suite (Bed and Breakfast)
2 Bedroom Family Suite (Bed and Breakfast)
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  • Room size: 152 m²/1636 ft²
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Deluxe Suite
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  • Smoking allowed
  • Shower and bathtub
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at The Northam All Suite Penang?

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 hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to The Northam All Suite Penang?

For those who wish to drive their own cars, The Northam All Suite Penang has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests.

Is breakfast offered at The Northam All Suite Penang?

Wake up to a great buffet breakfast at The Northam All Suite Penang. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 32 MYR if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

What are my dining options at The Northam All Suite Penang?

The Northam All Suite Penang features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience. Dishes are served in a la carte and buffet during opening hours.

Can special events be hosted at The Northam All Suite Penang?

Both indoor and outdoor venues are available to choose for your special gathering.

Can business events be hosted at The Northam All Suite Penang?

On-site venues and convenient event services make The Northam All Suite Penang an ideal choice for hosting meetings. The 4 venues can accommodate up to 200 people.

What is the smoking policy at The Northam All Suite Penang?

The Northam All Suite Penang does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free. The hotel offers its guests both smoking and non-smoking rooms. You can request your preferred room type during booking, but please keep in mind that rooms are subject to availability.

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What people love about The Northam All Suite Penang

  • 7.6
    Very good
    Location

    "This hotel is in a decent location with awesome seaview."

    Lance

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    February 18, 2020

  • 8.4
    Excellent
    Staff 

    "The staffs were very friendly & service oriented too."

    Raja

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    February 21, 2020

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    "I stayed for 4 days 3 nights and it was wonderful."

    Ezreena

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    March 3, 2020

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Overall rating:
7.6
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8,249 reviews
Cleanliness
7.3
Facilities
7.2
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8.1
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More about The Northam All Suite Penang

The Northam All Suite Penang, located in Gurney Drive, is a popular choice for travelers. Situated only two and a half kilometers from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. For sightseeing options and local attractions, one need not look far as the hotel enjoys close proximity to Gurney Drive, Gurney Plaza, Gurney Paragon, Gurney Drive Hawker Center, Gleneagles Medical Center, Penang Baptist Church, and Hua Yan Si Temple. The Northam All Suite Penang also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Penang. A selection of top-class facilities such as 24-hour room service, disabled facilities, a coffee shop, and safety deposit boxes can be enjoyed here. Experience high quality room facilities including a separate dining area, coffee/tea maker, in-house movies, Wi-Fi internet access, and a bathtub to help you recharge after a long day. The hotel offers fantastic facilities including massage treatments, a Jacuzzi, fitness center, steam room, and sauna to help you unwind after an action-packed day in the city. The Northam All Suite Penang is a smart choice for travelers to Penang, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay every time.

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Breakfast

"the breakfast was delicious with various choices of food."

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8.7
Excellent
Melissa from Singapore
Couple
Studio Suite
Stayed 2 nights in November 2013

Awesome - the view of the room was splendid. ”

Size of room. View.

After two nights in the centre of Georgetown, we traveled to the Gurney Drive area and stayed at The Northam All Suites. Despite it being a rather dated hotel, it was very affordable and the size of the room and the view compensated for it. The room was huge and at 50sqm, it was probably five times bigger than your average shoe box sized hotel room in Singapore at half the price. We paid around $100 a night and it came with a living room, a toilet, the king sized bed with an ensuite bathroom with two huge mirrors, showering facilities, toilet and a jacuzzi tub. What wowed me away was definitely the view. If you've the luxury of time during your trip to Penang, Gurney Drive would be a lovely area to visit. There are two huge shopping centres there, Gurney Paragon and Gurney Plaza. It's a twenty minutes walk away from the hotel I stayed at, so perhaps might not be a good option if travelling with the elderly or very young children.

Reviewed November 15, 2013
10.0
Exceptional
Kusma from Malaysia
Group
Junior Suite
Stayed 2 nights in November 2019

EXCEPTIONAL STAY AND VALUE FOR MONEY”

I've booked 4 rooms of Junior Suite include breakfast for 2 nights woth RM1330. Its really value for money. I've requested rooms at high floor, smoking room and all rooms to be in the same floor and they gave me all I wanted. Staying at room at 38th floor with seaview was really wonderful. Eventhough the hotel looks quite old especially its furniture but for me, its okay as long as the rooms is clean. Having our breakfast at Coffee House was satisfying. Lots of choices and its delicious. I've tried fried rice, chicken curry, bread pudding and samosa. Overall, I satisfied and happy with this exceptional stay at The Northam All Suite Penang, surely will recommend this hotel to others. Thank you for your service!

Reviewed November 22, 2019
9.7
Exceptional
Eliezer from United States
Family with young children
Deluxe Suite
Stayed 1 night in October 2015

An excellent option in Penang”

Service, Food and Location

While on a visa run, we stayed at The Northam for two nights. Not only it is well situated (a few minutes by car from the Gurney mall...you could actually walk there), but the rooms present a great view of the ocean. The hotel lobby was nicely decorated and welcoming. The staff was attentive, polite and eager to serve. The suite we stayed in is quite spacious! Having a "side room with a desk was a huge plus since I had to work online at the time of my trip. The living room was clean and had all the usual amenities that can help a family with small children feel at home (complimentary water, electric kettle, frigobar, etc.). The room was very clean and had a comfortable king-size bed. The bathroom has double sink and a shower with great water pressure. It also has a nice jacuzzi. For some reason, the water in the toilet would not stop running. Unfortunately, I didn't have a chance to tell the staff. Since our visa process delayed, I extended my stay one extra night. The staff was very efficient and made the process go smoothly. I was also impressed by the fact that the general manager made an effort to memorize my name and called me by name every time. The night that we arrived we ate dinner at the hotel's restaurant. The food was cooked to perfection and very tasty. In the morning, they served a buffet style breakfast (part of my package) with lots of options of fruits, bread, drinks and other breakfast food. The entire time, the staff was attentive and quick to refill your cup of coffee or bring something to your table. The only not-so-good thing is the parking situation...since the hotel shares the parking lot with another company, finding a parking spot can be scarce and inconvenient (in the back). The internet was a little slow, but I want to think that at night many people are using it. For the quality of the service, location and food, I believe the price is fair and a good deal. I look forward to taking my family there again one of these days.

Reviewed December 11, 2015
9.3
Exceptional
CHONG from Singapore
Solo traveler
Studio Suite
Stayed 2 nights in November 2012

Great View”

Spacious

northam all suites penang; (1)is located along the beach! i wake up to a great view every morning. and it is just 15 minutes walk away from gurney plaza. (2) has huge room space and feels very comfortable. (3) staff are very attentive and warm. they even know what your looking for without you asking... this is my second time staying in northam all suites and i'll be back again!

Reviewed November 14, 2012
9.0
Exceptional
Wong from Malaysia
Couple
Studio Suite
Stayed 2 nights in April 2014

What a great & pleasant stay!”

super friendly staff, yummy nice breakfast buffet & comfortable clean room

Superb! We would like to give a big applause & huge praises to all the staff of Northam All Suite Penang for making our 2 day stay pleasant & enjoyable. The staffs are super friendly. We love the breakfast buffet. Everything is so great except that the room jaccuzzi (bath tub) is leaking thus causing the bathroom floor wet (a small flood). We checked in on Friday 2pm, but the parking space are fully parked. The carpark are limited especially during working hour as this hotel is sharing with commercial lot. We have to park our car at the highest level which is very inconvenient as we need to take the stair to the lobby

Reviewed April 16, 2014
9.7
Exceptional
Mohammad from Malaysia
Couple
Junior Suite
Stayed 1 night in October 2012

Such a great "all-suites- hotel”

cheap room rate, Jacuzzi in all rooms, great view, and great location

This is my first stay in Northam All Suites hotel and this hotel really meet my holiday purposed. Room rate is cheap and u get jacuzzi in all room! The cons maybe the breakfast but not so much about it. Although it is not next to the beach but it's located at the end of gurney and easy access to all tourist attraction in Penang. I will definitely will stay here again.

Reviewed November 04, 2012
9.3
Exceptional
Diane from United Kingdom
Business traveler
Studio Suite
Stayed 2 nights in April 2012

Good value - great location to enjoy Gurney Drive”

Functional laminate and marble flooring add to comfort level of room

accommodation is spacious and well planned. lots of nice finishing touches. the northam is several years old and has a pleasant, classical, almost art deco feel to it. its worth overlooking the bits of wear and tear to enjoy the comfort level the rooms/suites provide at a good tariff. breakfast is probably one of the best i have had in a hotel. staff were always pleasant and efficient, which meant the eating environment remained clean,tidy and well stocked. its location at a junction with the south end of gurney drive makes it ideal for a scenic stroll or to enjoy balai hai (fish restaurant on gurney) and the wealth of easy to access food, beverage and shopping experiences the gurney area offers.

Reviewed April 10, 2012
9.7
Exceptional
Izam from Malaysia
Family with young children
Junior Suite
Stayed 1 night in February 2016

Worthy Stay”

room, view, pool

This is the second time i was in The Northam All Suite. As always, there's nothing much to qualm about. The stay was good, the room is fantastic. Not to miss, the infinity pool at level 9. Though it is quite narrow, the view is truly magnificent. Took a stroll to Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon located about 20 mins from the hotel (depending on how your walking style is). Food court next to Gurney Plaza is where should you be heading to for dinner.

Reviewed February 11, 2016
9.7
Exceptional
Siti from Malaysia
Family with teens
Junior Suite
Stayed 1 night in May 2012

Great Malaysian Hospitality”

Perfect Service, Large Room,

we had a perfect time whilst staying at northam. besides me, my other sisters also stayed at the same hotel for that weekend. so altogether we booked 4 rooms. no regrets! perfect time started from the humble bell boys, the perfect huge room facing the sea, the delicious wide spread breakfast. the location is in town, so easy access to the popular nasi kandar, penang hill, gurney drive, and many more attractions. about 20 minutes drive to the sea though...

Reviewed June 08, 2012
9.3
Exceptional
Michelle from Malaysia
Couple
Studio Suite
Stayed 2 nights in February 2012

Spacious, quiet, good location hotel”

Jacuzzi service is provided

it was a pleasant stay in northam suite penang. my bf and i got a free upgrade from deluxe suite to junior suite which it has a living hall provided. we got a king size bed and the toilet is very spacious. the hotel is very clean. the breakfast is at average standard. the location is prominent nearby gurney drive. it is best for honeymoon couple.

Reviewed July 18, 2012
9.0
Exceptional
Tjen from Malaysia
Family with teens
Junior Suite
Stayed 2 nights in February 2012

Huge rooms.. quiet location”

high floors, nice view of the city and gurney beach

when i was checking in i was surprised to find out that i was upgraded to the deluxe suite. didn't think much about it since it was free. there were only 2 lifts so you'd have to wait for a while. there was also no lift for parking and you have to take the stairs, which is very 18th century. they gave me a room on the 33 floor which is a smoking floor when i specifically requested in my agoda booking for a non-smoking room, but the room didn't stank of cigarette so its fine. the deluxe suite is huge, you have a living area, a study table, 2 toilets and 1 bath with a jacuzzi. my room was a corner unit so the view was absolutely fantastic. the decor is slightly dated, but it was comfortable and clean. they had complimentary wireless internet but the speed was rather slow, the lan port in the room didn't work, there was a fax machine in the room. truly a business hotel. while the location is near gurney drive, its quite a walk, you would need a car to get around penang really.

Reviewed February 09, 2012
10.0
Exceptional
Tsen from Malaysia
Couple
Junior Suite
Stayed 3 nights in June 2013

a very attractive hotel. ”

Location.comfort,nice and big room.nice sea view as well

A VERY Attractive hotel location. big room and jacuzzi provide at the room.in the morning or night u can see thru the seaview very nicely.Beside. There jia a Big food court with more than 20 stall which u just crossover the road and walk about 3 minutes to reach the food.court,business time until 12.Provide a big double bed which mention that by hotel,but them just combine the two single bed into one double,wish this can get improvement if next time visit.Walk around 15-20min u can reach by the gurney drive food stall,food around ! Siam and thai temple was just 500m for the hotel,we walk thru there maybe just need 20minutes. Will choose again the hotel if visiting Penang again.?Taxi charge u rm12 if u took to gurney drive food stall.Penang road quite far away from this note, u need take taxi to reach Penang road which famous with cendol .

Reviewed June 13, 2013
7.6
Very good
Francin from Singapore
Business traveler
Junior Suite
Stayed 3 nights in October 2017

Spacious Room with Fantastic Bathroom, but TOO many cockroaches.”

I loved this hotel from the moment I stepped into room 2806. Spacious, separate sitting room and bedroom, it was well laid out, with a beautifully large marble bathroom that had his-and-hers sinks, a separate shower area and a huge jacuzzi bath tub. Sadly though, the wooden flooring was already showing decay, with wood tiles popping (which made the floor rather "crunchy" and noisy to walk on). Furniture is pretty old and dated, but it was still comfortable enough. The bed was king-sized and FIRM (I loved that, but it might be a tad too hard for some), with two separate blankets, hence there was no need to fight for cover. *grin* The saddest thing is that Northam All Suites has got a TERRIBLE cockroach infestation. The German Cockroach kind, which are smaller than the usual Asian ones. During my 3 night stay, I killed at least 4, and missed 6 others (I'm actually TERRIFIED of cockroaches). One was even perched on the unused coffee cup, so I suggest washing all the cups before making tea. Perhaps the popping wooden tiled floor provided cover for those cockroaches to hide in? Buffet breakfast was included in the price (fantastic value for money!), and it was a reasonable spread. I must say that the nasi lemak was pretty good, with crispy & crunchy ikan bilis (well-fried anchovies) and a decent sambal. The potato samosas were most excellent too. I wish the hotel would provide butter, instead of margarine, which tastes pretty plastic to me. Other than that, buffet breakfast was good. The hotel is within walking distance to many restaurants (the housing estate behind the hotel) and directly opposite the front of the hotel is the Northam Beach Cafe which is an open-air, al fresco hawker centre that's really, in my opinion, for the unsuspecting tourists. Lots of beer available there, and its by the sea. The hotel is at the tail end of Gurney Drive and not near shopping malls (unless you're prepared to walk at least 20 minutes)

Reviewed October 12, 2017
9.0
Exceptional
AL from Singapore
Family with teens
Deluxe Suite
Stayed 2 nights in September 2014

Like a service apartment”

View,room & infinity pool

The Northam All Suite Penang is like a service apartment. Spacious & clean suite rooms with a breath taking view on top floors. Selling points is definitely free Wi-Fi, good housekeeping staffs, room and infinity pool. Breakfast is normal and staffs are helpful. Recommended stay for big families, couples or friends. Distance to malls are not that close so taxis is a must.

Reviewed June 13, 2015
8.3
Excellent
Razali from Singapore
Family with teens
Junior Suite
Stayed 3 nights in February 2012

Great Hotel, good location, spacious room”

Rooms and view are superb

had a break with the family + 84yrs old mom. check into northam all suite hotel. upgrade to deluxe suite, most value for money, spacious bed & bath room with living, dining and mini office area c/w fax machine. courteous friendly staff, was given a room at 35th floor, great sea front view and a walking distance to gurney drive "where the night happening takes place". the hotel need to change their pillows and the extra add on bed, they are in very2 bad shape, it does compliment with the hotel image. nevertheless, overall it was a good stay and we never regret staying there...

Reviewed February 13, 2012
8.3
Excellent
CHIN from Malaysia
Couple
Junior Suite
Stayed 1 night in January 2013

lovely hotel”

room

I love staying in the hotel, from the time I entered the hotel, to my suprise the hotel room is very very big and spacious. A hall, a working place, zaccuzi, make-up room and giant bed can easily accomodate 3-4 adults. If you do not mind walking in the evening, you can walk to Gurney's hawker centre at Gurney Drive, and will take you about 20-30 minutes. I will choose Northam All Suite again if I happen to be in Penang.

Reviewed February 04, 2013
8.0
Excellent
Jocelyn from Australia
Family with young children
Deluxe Suite
Stayed 7 nights in July 2012

Great location and friendly staff”

Location, price, suite size

we (two adults, one child) stayed at the northam all suites in a deluxe suite for a week. the suite was very large and was great for our length of stay. the northam is in a great location - close to george town (5 minutes in taxi if not too bad traffic) and 5 minutes the other way to gurney drive for eating, shopping mall etc. and a ten minute walk to the burmese and thai buddhist temples. also, just behind the hotel are a couple of interesting small streets (jalan servis) where we stumbled upon an excellent banana leaf curry restaurant (passions of spices). but the best food find was across the road from the hotel - the northam beach cafe. the hotel staff were very friendly and, on the whole, our requests were responded to in a timely manner.

Reviewed July 24, 2012
8.7
Excellent
ANG from Malaysia
Couple
Junior Suite
Stayed 1 night in June 2011

the only and best suite in the town!”

Big washroom with attached jacuzzi and wardrobe.

convenient for eat out. just cross the main street you got every penang local dishes at northam cafe. good ocean green seafood just around the corner. if you are on shopping, gurney plaza is just 5 mins drive from the hotel. overall, we are pleased to stay in the junior suite. separate living room, guest wash room, office desk, clean up with attached wardrobe. good eat in chinese dim sum restaurant at 2nd floor.

Reviewed June 26, 2011
9.7
Exceptional
Noor from Malaysia
Family with teens
Deluxe Suite
Stayed 1 night in October 2014

Value for Money”

Location, Hotel Conditions and Room Comfort

It was a great stay for the weekend. Location was perfect, it was walking distance to Gurney Drive beach walkway. Room was spacious and bed was comfy. Nice swimming pool and rooftop view. Spa was not pricey. However, there was no direct access to elevator from parking lot, so had to drop off luggage at the entrance before you enter car park, otherwise you'll be carrying luggage through stairs. Overall, it was great stay at Northam Suite and we'll definitely come back to stay on next trip.

Reviewed October 13, 2014
9.3
Exceptional
LIM from Malaysia
Family with young children
Studio Suite
Stayed 2 nights in December 2012

Clean and Great location hotel.”

Proper room design particularly at the work place. Nice sightseeing.

Overall, we really feel satisfy with its strategic location, very convenience for children,young adults and also elderly. The shopping spot is just nearby, foodies and sea breezing are within walking distance and etc., Warmest greeting and prompt services by front desk officer in professional manner, good room service provided, spacious room and most importantly plenty of car park for those who travel by car. With it good amenities, I am able to take a real good rest after day long work while my family members were enjoying their facilities such as Spa massage at the Spa center,swimming as well as the food at pool side. The Northam All Suite is absolutely a good choice no matter for business or family rest and relax place to consider.

Reviewed December 25, 2012
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