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Love Lane Inn

May 7 May 8
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It's tough to beat for the price - this is the cheapest hostel in George Town. Lots of the photos of this listing are from the previous ownership; the rooms are now far nicer. private room is 35rm or 20 for a dorm. I ended up staying for two weeks as it's clean, attracts some interesting characters and it's only...

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place being run down and not the cleanest could be overlooked considering it is the cheapest dorm in the area (still expensive) however the owner is not friendly and took my friends deposit beacuse he stuck one of my bags under his bed for a few hours (no reason other than they don't allow it) no other hostel would...

Thank hiimbecca
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Helpful Staff: I stayed at Love Lane Inn for a week and found it as a typical backpacker's property: a lobby with internet, basic breakfast (bread, butter, jam, coffee-mix), and metal bunk beds in the dorm. I found the owner and his staff helpful / responsive to maintain cleanliness at the property. (Though a few days, one of the toilets...

Thank backpackertag
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

At MR 50, we thought this place was a pretty good deal. Without an ensuite, however, there was only one small grotty toilet and 'shower' to service our entire floor; the window to our room, which faced the corridor, was broken and our front door could be unlocked through the slats (which we discovered after returning to find the room...

Thank Globad
Ko Pha Ngan, Thailand
Reviewed 28 January 2017

An enjoyable stay for one week. It's basic but at the price it is, what else would you expect. I had stayed here a year previously and although the place itself hasn't changed much there is definitely a friendlier vibe among the guests and the owner. Paul was very helpful in getting my visa and arranging my transport to Thailand....

1Thank Johnny E
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We spent here one night. Double room open with fan (no AC), lots of mosquitoes and not possible to close at all... Toilet and bathroom was dirty. Good wifi and breakfast (bread, butter and coffee). You should pay for towels!!! No toilet paper available but the worst thing is the bed don't have any sheet to cover you and was...

Thank Úrsula Flix M
Beijing, China
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This is THE dirtiest place I have ever stayed in during my 3-month-trip around SEA! (And I am on a tight budget so I never spend more than $5 - $7 on a night) but this place was terrible! There were stains on my sheets, the whole 4 bed dorm smelled like sweat and feet. Poor fan, only one bathrom...

1Thank Carole G
Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 20 January 2017

... Worst experience ever, when I check out I left the Ipad in the room (PRIVATE), but it disappeared, went to reception the guy was rude. When I checked in, the guy was rude as well; The owner is rude, but in fairness I saw him cleaning one toilet, before that, I didn't even know they cleaned that place. My...

1Thank TiagoMenezes13
Miami, Florida
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Probably the worst hostel experience this year. Our dorm had no door and no power outlets, on top of this the dorm also had bed bugs, and alot of it! The toilet was disgusting, and wasn't cleaned while i was there. We also had to pay for toiletpaper (1 usd). The owner was very rude, and it actually looked like...

Thank Kettler879
Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you are looking for a cheap and simple place to stay, THIS is the one! The owner Paul is an amazing person and will definitely help you to make your trip to Penang memorable, by giving you lots of good advice and telling you many amazing stories. I will return to Penang only to visit Paul again ;)!

3Thank Moris S

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Address: 54 Love Lane, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $16 - $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Love Lane Hotel Georgetown
Love Lane Inn Penang/George Town, Malaysia
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“Cheapest room, clean”
, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Dorm with 8 people for only 18 RM. In other places you share to room with 11 others at this rate!”
, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“54, Love Lane Next to the 7eleven of Chulia Street, GeorgeTown, Penang and at 100meters to the famous Night Burger and snacks !”
sebastienl255, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“8-dorm is just fine”
huesch2016, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Check bed before checking in!”
LastOfTheBackpackers, 15 Aug 2014 | Read review
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