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GoodHope Inn - Kelawei-Penang

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

1 room keep having ant in the bed and the cleaning services are fast to help us settle it. If u have food is gd to throw outside room dustbin and dont leave food on table if not the ant will come very fast. Room was clean and the air-con is gd. Noise reduction is poor sometimes can hear other...

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Thank Dreams1705
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Affordable, no frills Inn on Kelawai Road, next to Gurney Drive. Frankly, I like this place. It's not a 4 or 5 Star Hotel but it's got everything: wifi, Coffee making, TV, Aircond, parking etc. My room was situated at the back of the building with a view towards the sea. It's quiet and feels like home. Only issue is...

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Thank Mark S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Cleanliness – OK. It might be an old establishment; 12 years to be exact, but it is clean. However, every time once open the door, there’s strong cigarette smell, but the smells fade away upon entry. *weird* Location – Average. It takes about 20-30 minutes on foot to reach Gurney Drive Hawker Centre. But it takes lesser to reach other...

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Reviewed 22 December 2015

We stayed at Good Hope Hotel for 3 days. Although it is a new house, the noise reduction is poor, caused by the inadequate design of doors and windows. So the noise from a car park building behind the hotel was very disturbing. The room was clean and functional and relatively inexpensive. They offer free WiFi, but most of the...

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Thank traveljetter_11
Reviewed 5 April 2015

The price are fair in the area, but the services is terribly bad, receptionist is irresponsible, bad attitude, unhelpful, parking limited but you can't request for their assistance , they wont provide ANY ASSISTANCE(a simple reminder of taking your room card) other than taking your payment and ask you to sign on your payment receipt. Worst hotel/inn i ever been...

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1Thank NathanCool
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

To conclude, the place can be maintained in a much better state than what it is at the moment. The room that I had smelt of cigarette smoke, and immediately was a turn off for me. The prices are low, and I guess now you understand why. Hopefully the management can improve and get the place up and running well...

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Thank Vignes C
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 23 February 2015

Totally disappointed with the experience at this hotel! It was Expensive (RM180++ a night -could have gotten a much better hotel for that price instead of this dump), service & facilities way below expectation. Only 1 lift & it wasn't working throughout our stay. We were assured that it would be repaired ASAP, but when we checked out 4 days...

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3Thank chaotarmeow
Langkawi, Malaysia
Reviewed 18 February 2015

What do you need on a budget holiday? A clean room, clean towels, clean hot shower and a great location. These were all met easily by this inn. My wife and i practices "compact living" and have stayed a lot of times here. We totally enjoyed the convenience that it provides for a weekend getaway.

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1Thank AsifZamri
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 4 January 2013

My travel partner booked this place hurriedly online. No.1, I was frustrated with her lateness in organisation, No.2 I checked the place online myself and thought ''oh no!'' and No.3, my No.2 reaction was confirmed. The first thing I noticed was the lack of help or welcome when we arrived. Then the reception couldn't find our bookings; and then we...

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2Thank Erica D
Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 4 November 2011

I used to stay in this inn when I go to Penang as it is one of the cheaper places to stay in Gurney Drive. Location: - located along Jalan Kelawei - 5 minutes walk to Gurney Drive - 20 minutes walk to Gurney Plaza (I'm a slow walker ;p) - 15 minutes drive to Chowrasta Market (city centre) -...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about GoodHope Inn - Kelawei-Penang

Address: No. 22 Jalan Kelawei, George Town, Penang Island 10250, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $37 - $52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — GoodHope Inn - Kelawei-Penang 2.5*
Number of rooms: 57
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“the inner rooms are the quietest, far away from the outside traffic noise”
 of 5 bubbles D4294STmarks, 22 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Getting B Block is further away from the road, hence less noise compared to A Block.”
  • Double Bed with Extra SIngle Bed Room
  • Water Heater
  • Double Bed with Extra SIngle Bed Room
 of 5 bubbles eDaLiNe, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No room to the backyard”
 of 5 bubbles traveljetter_11, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for rooms in Block B. The rooms in Block A is a bit weird as the sink is outside of the bathroom.”
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  • Block B Room 109
 of 5 bubbles hypernut, 4 Nov 2011 | Read review
“You can request at the receptionist to book a room with a balcony with the same price with a room without balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles JCChiang, 28 Oct 2011 | Read review
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