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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel via Airasia Go. The location is very strategic as all the attractions can be reached by just walking. If you are going to a farther place, you can use Grabcar as the charge is much cheaper (shared among friends) as compared to bus fare. The hotel is big and there were not really many tourists we... More 

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Canada
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124 reviews
96 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The stinky dorms are shared with employees - mainly Pakistani and Bangladeshi. They obviously monopolized the best of everything like lockers and beds while harboring a bad attitude since you’re the intruder. And since it’s the staff bedroom, the dorm room was never being cleaned, trash not removed, bed linens and sheets not changed. The smell is obvious. And with... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

First off, DO NOT FALL FOR THE ROOM PHOTOS posted online for this 'hotel'. It's far from that. Rooms are very small and didn't look spacious like the photos at all. I prefer to call it a hostel rather than a hotel based on how this place works. It's a small hostel painfully hidden behind a chocolate museum in Georgetown,... More 

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Langkawi, Malaysia
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51 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We booked the hotel last minute. We are just three ladies shared the room At first we couldn't find this hotel because the sign of the hotel we could not see clearly, we managed to find the hotel after make it 18 rounds at the same location. Upon check in the staff were friendly,and told us where is the towels... More 

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Thank EliseFareza
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Comfortable enough for a stay with friends. Easy access to town and if you are driving, there are parking lots provided with entry fees rm5. Dont trust the pircture since it is marketing strategy. Overall this place is comfy.

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Thank Haiqal S
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105 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Red Inn Cabana จะอยู่ติดกับพิพิธภัณฑ์ช็อคโกแลต เป็น Hostel ราคาประหยัด ในวันที่เินทางไปพัก พักห้องรวม 4 คน แต่ไม่มีปลั๊กไฟของใครของมัน ต้องใช้ปลั๊กไฟรวม ห้องอาบน้ำไม่มีที่วางสบู่ หรือวางของ มีแต่ที่แขวนเสื้อผ้า แต่ก็ใกล้กับ Komtar ซึ่งเป็นศูนย์กลางของการเดินทางในปีนัง เดินทางสะดวกสบาย มีอาหารเช้าให้ ได้แก่ ขนมปังทาแยม ชา กาแฟ และผลไม้. Red Inn Cabana is a budget hostel which is located next to Chocolate Museum. I had stayed in 4 beds dorm. The location is good, near Komtar, you can go to any places by... More 

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Thank Kimchi2626
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

So first of all this place isn't the easiest to find. Hardly any signage considering it tucked away behind another business. Anyway I found it eventually. Reception guy was nice enough but was then informed that they had double booked the Superior King En-Suite. Was told not to worry as he had booked me in at their sister hotel on... More 

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India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016

I was traveling with my family and found out that the room was nothing as showing in the pictures. They provide zero facilities and room was crappy. The room was shaking and we feared that it would collapse. Also it was totally worn out and the stuffy smell was present.The breakfast provided was bread, jam and butter. There was no... More 

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2 Thank Sajith K
Jakarta, Indonesia
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59 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

The picture i found in the internet about this hotel was not like what it really looked like. The hotel (i prefer to say hostel) was shabby, cigarette odor was stick on the furniture, not too clean. They provide toast breakfast and you can refill for mineral water. This was my first and last appointment to Red Inn Cabana, better... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

The air-conditioning in Superior Super King Ensuite was out of service (blew out hot air only), and the remote control was down. The Management unable to change me to other room and I could not rest properly as the technician took 1 hour to come over and another 1 hour to fix it (kept knocking on the remote control, tried... More 

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The Guesthouse features 19 rooms with 2 chill out areas. Where there is choice of varieties of private room types and Dormitory rooms. Red Inn Cabana is a warm and friendly, that welcomes travelers from all over the world. We have a wealth of experience in the industry and know what travelers value and need during their stay.Guest can relax in our courtyard or catch up with friends and family over the internet. Wi-Fi access is also available throughout the property. (FREE OF CHARGE)Trips and tours can also be booked at our reception, so don't be afraid to ask.Red Inn Cabana has various private room types are: single, double, twin and triple, and dormitory of 2 beds, 4 beds, 6 beds and 8 beds with shared or attached bathrooms that can accommodate a total of 70 people.Bed sheets and linen are provided and there is a choice of low and high budget for roomsAir-Conditioning rooms are available for your choosing.Bathrooms comes with 24hrs hot showers. Red Inn Cabana is located in the heart of Penang Island. We are 15 minutes walk from Penang Port Pengkalan Weld George Town. Bus stops at Lebuh Chulia that need 7 minutes walk to our Red Inn Cabana.If you like shopping then you can go along Jalan Penang or even Lebuh Chulia, were you can find and also taste a lot of different foods (Chinese,Indian,Malay and Peranakan)and merchandise.Georgetown also has a briliant nightlife and there are a whole host of clubs and late night bars where you can go out and party. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Red Inn Cabana

Address: 22 Lebuh Leith, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $17 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Red Inn Cabana 2*
Number of rooms: 19
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“If you need anything, can seek help from staff. They are super friendly.”
 of 5 bubbles wanyingw, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles FleetinGlimpses, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Prefer this hotel; only if you have no other option”
 of 5 bubbles 87sajithk, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Superior super king ensuite overall was ok, maybe can try to book Superior king ensuite with a more value cost”
 of 5 bubbles xianky, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If you're traveling with a group, they have a perfect room for six”
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