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    Merlin Hotel

    1-A st. Lebuh Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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    • Excellent37%
    • Very good18%
    • Average27%
    • Poor18%
    • Terrible0%
    18 May 2016
    “Budget hotel more suited to backpackers.”
    4 Mar 2016
    “Disappointed”
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Family Rooms
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    2.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 7 reviews

    Reviewed 18 May 2016

    The hotel location was totally difficult to find and even the entrance was just a staircase up and badly lit. I had booked a family room and the room was really bare....no drinking water and you had to go up to the 2nd floor to...More

    1  Thank MaryAnn P
    Reviewed 4 March 2016

    First impression was feeling a little disappointed. I'm not sure what the difference is between a hotel and a hostel, but this definitely felt like the latter. The reception is found on the first floor up narrow stairs by the side of the restaurant kitchen....More

    1  Thank Moodleprof
    Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

    Strategic location, which is near with Padang Kota Lama, Indian Street, and art street also just nearby. You can walk or just rent a bicycle. I take double bed and the room is good, clean and everything perfect for me. Most important tv have astro😁....More

    Thank Ainrosli
    Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

    Merlin hotel is great for location, super easy to explore Little India and the surrounding areas. For the price you pay and for what you can access on foot it's brilliant! The rooms is comfortable, the to is good, great bathroom, wifi wasn't fabulous but...More

    Thank MrsWorldwide1990
    Reviewed 4 April 2015

    This hotel is located walking distance to the ferry jetty to go to Langkawi island. We only looked at two hotels before booking here. It is actually expensive for Penang (100RM) We actually didn't do any research before booking. The room was on a quiet...More

    1  Thank Sarah F
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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • US$20 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • George Town
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    • Merlin Hotel Penang/George Town, Malaysia
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    "The rooms are all facing the street. No views!"
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