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The Boutique Residence Hotel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is centrally located to the tourist spots of Penang. The Street Art of Penang is just within the area of this hotel. Breakfast was ok, though could be improved more. Rooms are spacious which was really nice and comfortable. The hotel is a renovated traditional shophouse which gives you a sense of the island. Execellent customer service from... More 

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Thank Makii K
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As most hotels are running full house, booked this hotel as a last option. But it turned out to be a nice hotel. Room is clean and spacious. Nice reception. The indoor pool is a pleasant surprise though no time to enjoy. Walking distance to various f&b outlets along the famous Chulia Street.

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Thank VincentCheangYK
Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay here! Staff are absolutely fantastic, really helpful! The room was really nice and so much bigger than expected! Location is perfect for a cultural visit, right in the heart of the UNESCO world heritage site. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank uklaura2016
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this hotel during our malaysia holiday for 1 one night. First the location is great, its near several activities like red garden, china town and little india. The rooms are very nice and big. The staff is more than helpfull and does not mind to go for the extra mile. In our review we would like to... More 

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Thank Mariska S
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good location right around the corner from the mosque and Armenian street. Central and convenient and near plenty of bus stops too. It was clean, and the showers and air conditioning were great. I booked two rooms and both were perfect. Beds were very comfortable as well. The most helpful hotel staff I've met were here as well. They... More 

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Thank j t
Hong Kong, China
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21 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

+: nice location right in the center, decoration is nice, the tiny pool is nice as it's pretty scarce in the city center, big room and quiet. -: WiFi was a nightmare it was not even working during our last night; no international TV channel, so when it's raining outside and you have no Internet connection... ; breakfast was really... More 

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Thank Maxence Z
George Town, Malaysia
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've stayed in The Boutique Residence Hotel last week with my husband. It was a short stay to celebrate our anniversary (when we both still have to work) but still have the chance to spend time someplace nicer than home. We choose this hotel because of the location. (Easy for both of us to go to work). I really like... More 

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Thank Jumiess
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I stayed in this hotel a few years back and it was a really pleasurable experience. I can't say the same about it now. After changing to the current management, there are some notable differences. Gone are the days of free flow wine in the ground floor refrigerator. There are now more "Asian" decorations in the room, where there were... More 

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Thank William H
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Booked a family room that sleeps five and was pleased to be showed into a huge two-storey room that was cozy. I liked how the two double beds were separated between floors for added privacy. The beds were comfy, pillows plush, and bathroom was roomy. No towels in the room (had to request) though, while water temperature for shower couldn't... More 

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Thank Ikram K
Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

We are a family of 5 including my elderly mother in law. Enjoyed how near we were to Armenian Street. It was not noisy at all despite peak season because of Hari Raya. Room cleaned daily , Wifi worked better outside near pool area. Myra was very helpful and kind. There is food everywhere nearby. We enjoyed it. Pool was... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Boutique Residence Hotel is established on the very grounds of the old trading port's shophouses. The Residence was restored from its former olden state to a fusion of Asian and European design with Alpine hospitality. The Residence was restored from its former older state to a fusion of Asian and European design with Alpine hospitality. The Residence is located: 5 mins from Georgetown 30 mins from Penang International Airport 10 mins from Penang Ferry Terminal ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Boutique Residence Hotel

Address: 133, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling (Pitt Street), George Town, Penang Island 10400, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $54 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Boutique Residence Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Try to ask for Room 11, the window opens to a view of one of Penang's street mural”
 of 5 bubbles makiik, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only a small hotel, room was really nice.”
 of 5 bubbles uklaura2016, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“This rooms are suitables for couple / adults with no children.”
  • The bathtub
  • The room.
  • First level of our room consist of living room, a bed, work desk and toilet with bathtub.
  • The upper room consist of queen bed, open wardrobe and toilet with shower.
 of 5 bubbles Jumiess, 20 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Was in the room facing the street and I could hear the call to prayer in the early morning.”
 of 5 bubbles ikkiekhasim, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with mezzanine floor.”
 of 5 bubbles ceyeoh, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
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