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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As you can tell by the name, you get to live in a museum! Unlike visiting a museum, staying in this hotel gives a real-life experience of living in the past. From floor tiles to switches and even telephone, everything in the hotel is authentic and vintage. The location of the hotel is strategically in the town yet quiet from...

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england
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

i stayed in a single room but was given a room with a large bed ,. all,as set out by others a nice hotel clean , with a load of nice touches and excellent check in , and information. for the price paid i am very impressed yes the surrounding buildings are rundown but the area is safe and close...

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Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exactly what the name tells you: you are staying in a museum/hotel. Extremely friendly staff, very authentic experience. The old setting comes with some inconveniences: lots of street noise, rooms are rather small.

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San Diego
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had my doubts about this place at first. The woman at the reception desk didn't seem very welcoming. Moreover, she told us we wouldn't be able to check in for three hours. (In fairness, this was shortly after 11 am). But we hung around the lobby trying to figure out where to go, and after about 20 minutes, another...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

A very nostalgic hotel ,comfy and clean . The staff were amazingly friendly and went out of there way to help you. A maximum of 20 minutes walk to Little India , Chinatown and lots of other markets in Georgetown

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Normally I would not put up a review until we check out. However for this hotel, I want to make an exception, simply because how great this hotel is. The staffs are exceptionally nice, friendly and helpful. I wish I could find even better words to describe them. Everyone is great and makes me feel at home. The hotel itself...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for a weekend in George Town. The whole experience from start to finish was a plesant experience. Check in was seamless and efficient. The front desk remembered your name and greeted you on each arrival. For a free breakfast it was delicious and with the option to choose from several dishes each day it was an unexpected...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Honestly this hotel provided one of the best hotel experience of my life! Thank you crew, especially many thanks to Esther and Jason. They were kind ans always ready to help. Breakfast was really delicious and almost enough for a day. And it was served in a beautifull hall. We always got some small surprise every afternoon. The atmosphere of...

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Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We enter with a WOW on our face where the hotel look so classic and the staff are very friendly. They even open the room air conditioner for us before we arrive. Its a three person trip where we manage to book this hotel m. The four person room consists of two floor (not encourage for senior citizens), first floor...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Esther was my host on a delightful tour of this very special unique Boutique Hotel in the heart of Georgetown Penang. It has keep a distinctive charm both from the outside and antiques inside. Look out for the delightful tiles and the the amazing old Chinese Safe with its secrets. Breakfast is served on the ground floor with a beautiful...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Step back in time and savour the opulence of a bygone era at the Museum Hotel. Located in a restored historic building in the heart of George Town, this gem of a boutique hotel offers a unique glimpse into the golden past of this world heritage listed city. Each spacious, luxuriously appointed themed suite is one-of-a-kind, and a guests-only museum within the hotel features a remarkable private antique collection. Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of Penang while you indulge your senses in luxury at the Museum Hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Museum Hotel

Address: No 72 Jalan A.S. Mansor | Off Transfer Road, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $44 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Museum Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Museum Hotel Penang/George Town, Malaysia
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in George Town
#5 Family Hotel in George Town
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Property is generally peaceful”
  • Spacious, comfortable bed
  • Vintage phone in room that actually works
  • tea/coffee
  • toiletries
  • spacious comfortable bed
  • Bathroom could be a bit bigger
  • Bathroom could be a bit bigger
 of 5 bubbles AyeshaFarzana786, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are less noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Manu529, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I suspect, based upon the locaton, that all the rooms are quite similar and that all are very nice and very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles chuckycheese, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“It is basically only one floor hotel (I think). So, quite easy to choose.”
 of 5 bubbles Yuety, 3 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Take a luxury room”
 of 5 bubbles jocheng2016, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
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