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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

It saddens me to write a critical review, when so much love went into creating the Penaga. And there is still a lot to like – the mix of antique furniture and contemporary art in our room, the comfortable bed and bedding, the fast wi-fi, the hot shower, the view over the garden from our balcony. But the love that...

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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel. Rooms are clean and bed was very comfortable. An excellent boutique hotel that maintains the charms and architecture style of old Georgetown. Their small pool was absolutely refreshing to escape the heat of Malaysia and drink a few tiger beers. Hotel food was good. I would stay here again if visiting Georgetown.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed from 18 Dec to 20 Dec. First booked Hutton Suites but was given a free upgrade to Transfer Suites! How nice. Smooth check in, room facilities were all in good condition, the surrounding was serene and quiet. We were also given a free transfer to the airport on the day of checking out. Didn't try the buffet as there...

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice boutique hotel. Chinese decoration in the room, which I found it different and interesting. Rooms were big and comfy. Good price value relation. It has a restaurant and bar, but there are plenty of options near de hotel so we didn't give it a try. A true boutique hotel!!!

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1Thank Clarita M
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Hotel Penaga for the second time, this time with our kids. It's such a beautiful, friendly oasis, our second visit didn't disappoint. We weren't sure it would be as family friendly (it's beautifully decorated and perfect for adults) but we loved it so much the first time (as a couple, two years prior), we thought we'd take a...

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1Thank Shane R
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Chose this hotel after considering all options within the area since It's my first time in Penang after so many years. Stayed here for 2 nights and I've to say that the hotel provided splendid service right from the first day I reached the hotel doorstep till my last day. Moreover, post check-out, the hotel helped me to post some...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Booked Hotel Penaga after reading TA reviews, and as usual was not disappointed. Spacious room, excellent air con and in-room wifi with spa bath. In an excellent location - easy walking distance to anywhere in old Georgetown - and although the traffic was sometimes manic, our room was really quiet (and we were directly facing the bike repair shop which...

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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is great, very nice style and great design. We stay at Penaga Suite and it was beautiful: two bedrooms, two bathrooms (one with jacuzzi) and tv/reading room. We arrived at Hari Raya in the evening and our welcome was fantastic. The kids loved the pool and the environment at the hotel is nice and relaxed. Breakfast is nice,...

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Old style and "robust" hotel located Old Town in George Town. The area was very noisy because renovation at this area. Rooms are ok but not luxury. The dining room and food: excellent! The location of this hotel is good when you wat to see Street Art nearby. Just normal cosy hotel but not luxury.

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

A nice respite down Hutton Street, at the intersection with Transfer Street. Rooms were spacious and the bed was firm and very comfortable. Wifi was strong in the room - important for us. A shout out also the the very nice service staff at the front desk who helped us immensely with a booking glitch. Pity they weren't able to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, this hotel is a hotel with its own heritage charm while providing finest modern hotel expectations, is converted from a cluster of 15 pre-war terraces and shop-houses which spans along Hutton Lane, Transfer Road & Clarke Street. Within walking distance, the hotel is just a few minutes’ walk away from amazing heritage temples, pre-war heritage houses, churches, museum and variety of antique shops, restaurants & bars and not forgetting local hawker foods stalls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Penaga

Address: Clarke Street, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $103 - $159 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Penaga 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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Hotel Penaga Penang/George Town, Malaysia
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#1 Spa Hotel in George Town
#4 Luxury Hotel in George Town
#7 Family Hotel in George Town
#9 Romantic Hotel in George Town
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“Picked the Transfer Suites (double balcony), quiet and serene.”
 of 5 bubbles kimjb1023, 21 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the road sides”
 of 5 bubbles SandyB281, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Hudson suite”
 of 5 bubbles ChristineB21_21, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All the Shop house rooms are along the same side street and the 2 I stayed in were both equally fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles CaracasChica, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The transfersuites are large and very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles Palunian, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
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