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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Extremely helpful and friendly reception staff; really way more so than you would normally be lucky enough to encounter. Very clean establishment with some nice extras like free tea, coffee, books to exchange and DVDs to borrow for the small in room TVs with DVD players. It is very centrally located so expect there to be noise in the surrounding...

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The place is clean, staffs are extremely friendly, bed is comfortable enough. For such a price, you have nothing more to ask for. The place is near Little India, at a busy street and bustling with activities. Expect to be noisy. For people who can sleep easily like me, I have no problems. Restaurants and places to eat are within...

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Thank Hoong L
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Cocoa Mews was an okay place to stay. The owners had no control over it, but unfortunately, there is an extremely noisy mosque nearby that broadcasts its prayers over loudspeakers at 6 in the morning, as well as at three other times during the day. Staying here essentially gave me insomnia as every time I fell asleep comfortably, I would...

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Thank Katie J
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Clean place, friendly staff, who are very knowledgable about surrounding attractions, AC was nice and cool in the rooms, rooms did have thin walls though, and the stairs isn't the most quiet. Free tea in the mini kitchen, but no lounge. Outside there are some chairs to lounge, but that is it. In the heart of town.

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Thank Aaron W
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The staff at Cocoa Mews are excellent, they went so far out of our way to make sure we saw the best George Town has to offer we ended up on a personal street food tour that taught us more about more about the history of George Town than any guide book could and gave us a real insight in...

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Thank Sam S
Ipoh, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We stayed overnight in Cocoa Mews and one thing we really love about the place is its location. Right smack in the middle of countless eateries, shops and laundry places! The interior is really clean and the toilet is well maintained. No problem with our stay. Highly satisfactory for what we paid.

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Thank MikeChu89
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

We got a cheap deal here with Airasia Go. My room was clean and comfy, the bathrooms were average but still very clean. The owner was amazing, he was very friendly and helpful and connected us to Mr Heng who took us Island hopping on a private boat for an incredibly low price. Overall my experience in this hostel was...

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Thank Amy C
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 27 February 2016

The rooms are clean and well priced, its a hostel so you definitely can't expect a luxurious experience but for a quiet, nice place to spend a few nights, with a great set of people at the front desk to help you plan your stay in Penang you cant go wrong! Plus the patio is a great place to have...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2016

No this review is not written by a friend. In fact I was a regular here and am no longer a friend but I believe in giving credit where it is due and I promise you Howie and Ahmad are the best human beings I have met in penang, in fact after traveling 40 countries I rate them high. They...

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Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Ive traveled SE Asia for 4 months now but this is in the top of worse accommodations so far. Look at my other reviews and normally I'm very happy and positive about accommodations/tours etc. Tho this one should be mentioned to prevent other travelers the disappointment that me and my partner experienced. Six weeks beforehand (due to Christmas) we booked...

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Address: 101 Lebuh King, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $13 - $19 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cocoa Mews 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“do not book here”
 of 5 bubbles pollyc444, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are farthest away from the mosque”
 of 5 bubbles 240katiej, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask the staff, they could not be more helpful!!!”
 of 5 bubbles samsA3343BV, 1 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Second floor is a bit quieter than the first”
 of 5 bubbles PhilK112, 27 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Head to Banana Lear for a great feast”
 of 5 bubbles C557INrobertj, 9 Sep 2015 | Read review
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