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100 Lebuh Melayu Penang, George Town, Penang Island 10100 Malaysia See on map
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Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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3.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a lovely heritage town centre hotel. It is quite small and does not have a restaurant but you can use their fridge to store your own food. There is a dining area that is available for use. The rooms were clean and have...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

This is becoming our annual retreat base, with its location so accessible to many eating places and the staff very friendly and helpful. We were welcomed with peranakan kuehs when we arrived, which the Lodge owner had purposely bought for our afternoon tea. The rooms...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Response from BNLPenang, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded November 9, 2018

Dear Tragedy65, Thank you for taking the time to review your third stay with us. We are glad to hear that you found our rooms as clean and quiet as when you first came two years ago. Yes, indeed Penang do have quite a variety...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Their website states "Betel Nut Lodge is a lovingly restored 19th Century heritage building" and it is so. It is part of UNESCO’s George Town World Heritage site, and this means buildings must be kept as original as possible. The owner (Mr. Cheah or Chia?)...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Parker_Walker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a regular visitor to Penang, Betel Nut Lodge is the only place I would stay and in fact, I've stayed here 3 times the last 8 months. As always, the room is very clean and quiet and the people working here are as attentive...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Danish8895
Response from BNL_Manager, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Danish8895, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are grateful to host you as a regular and returning guest to our small lodge. Thank you for your kind comments on our quiet and clean rooms. We are sure...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No muss no fuss a small boutique hotel tucked in the middle of this beautiful historical George Town. I did not expect much from this hotel but the hospitality offered was awesome and the room is super clean. The owner Mr Chia pays lots of...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank AnnieBanannie14
Response from BNL_Manager, Manager at Betel Nut LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear AnnieBanannie14, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us.As a small heritage building, our lodge is constrained by its limited build-up area . We hope that this lack of hotel facilities is compensated for by our level of hospitality, local...More

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Perfectly located in UNESCO's George Town Heritage site, Betel Nut Lodge is a 19th Century Heritage building that has been lovingly restored and refurbished with modern conveniences. The historical, More street art, cultural & street food enclave are all within walking distances from the lodge. After a day of wandering around the old town, come back to the Lodge for a good rest in our quiet rooms furnished with comfortable and quality bedding. All our rooms are air-conditioned and comes with en suite bathroom & Complimentary Wi Fi. Come and enjoy our unique Betel Nut Lodge Chinese Peranakan hospitality that only a local could share! Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
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Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$46 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Betel Nut Lodge Penang/George Town, Malaysia
Location
Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$46 - US$56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Betel Nut Lodge Penang/George Town, Malaysia
Location
Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
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Suwarni C
October 2, 2018|
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Response from Audone | Reviewed this property |
We are 61 and 68. And we stayed on the second floor. There are stairs. But they will help you with your luggage. We look at it as a great balance between all the food we were eating and exercise. We love staying at this... More
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PedroBarrow
March 24, 2018|
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Only one of our rooms has a fridge but most don't. We are in the process of seeing how we can incorporate a fridge in the room- as being a heritage building , our rooms are modest in size! Betel Nut Lodge
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January 26, 2018|
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Yes there is a flat screen TV..but didnt watch it!
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"Clean, superb comfortable and superb friendly"
yapwf2018
Dec. 17, 2018
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"Dendrobium room is quiet."
DeeK452
Nov. 27, 2018
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"I love the front room street view, but the city waking up may not be for everyone."
jessnsw
Aug. 2, 2018
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"Large room at the front is noisy due to street traffic."
Triseult
Jan. 27, 2018
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