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Baba Guesthouse

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was exactly what my friends and I were looking for. Extremely friendly staff, clean, comfortable, affordable, hot water/ aircon and only 50m walk from the beach. The ownership was very helpful in assisting with an early morning taxi service who came promptly at 4am. Directly across the street there's an amazing beach bar called Beach Combers. Go visit...

Thank Patrick S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I booked late for New Year and was limited in my choice of places so decided "location" was the go. I was not disappointed as Baba is a stone's throw from the beach at the back of the main shopping street. The owners are local Chinese and very pleasant and helpful. My room was simple but clean and air conditioned...

Thank Beverly J
Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

All the necessities are here. Very clean and well kept guest house. Although can be very hot in the rooms. We stayed in a double room with ensuite which was tidy and simple but hard to sleep with the very noisy air con. VERY NOISY!!! The mosque is right behind the guest house so be ready to wake at 6am...

Thank zlunniss
Lodz, Poland
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Old guesthouse run by the local family that faces the beach. As it is next to the mosk it gets noisy at early morning an all pray times. it is basic accommodation with shares bathrooms - in my opinion overpriced for what you get. Try to get a room facing the see to get some wind otherwise you will get...

Thank very-sunny
Inje-gun, South Korea
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Bedbug Issue Presented by Previous Reviewer: I read a review here about bedbugs. I was in the same room for two nights, and THE PROBLEM ISN'T BEDBUGS. Because the guesthouse is so close to the beach, you're prone to get sandflies in the room, which is what happened in my case (I did a quick survey of the room and...

Thank Seda H
Jeju, South Korea
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Very clean, simple and affordable, as they say on their sign- or at least at first glance. Owner is very friendly. However, when I woke up this morning, my view on this guesthouse changed with the bedbug bites all over me. I have been in one place for the seven days previous to my stay here, so I can be...

Thank Quinnandherbackpack
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

This place is not a star-rated vacation home, but who needs that to get a quick getaway from the hustling and bustling city life. We live in KL and Batu Ferringhi is a quick escape for us from the maddening city life and work, et al. This is our third visit. We love water sports and lazing by the beach....

1Thank Saujatya G
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Though I can't really recommend anyone to spend an extended amount of time in Batu Ferringhi, if one was inclined to, either for convenience to the national park (exceptional) or beaches (average to poor), then this is the place to stay. The family are very welcoming, and though the rooms are very sparsely furnished, and the makeshift walls unpainted, it...

1Thank Harry W
Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

I've spent three nights there and the place is exactly what I was expecting for that price! There is a common area on the second floor, open for the breeze and with beach view. 20 seconds walk to the beach, this is amazing! Rooms are simple, but spacious (twin bed room), the fan is big and is more than ok...

2Thank Mathieu L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 26 May 2015

The place is not officially a 5 star hotel, but you know, not only the after-dinner-champagne make it the 5 star! Sometimes your comfort by getting to the yellowish beach with just 20 steps, can make a huge difference. I give the place a 5 star because it is well situated, have nice people and the accommodation is reasonable for...

1Thank Amir R

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Additional Information about Baba Guesthouse

Address: 52 Jalan Batu Ferringhi, Batu Ferringhi, Penang Island 11100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Batu Ferringhi
Price Range: $19 - $23 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Baba Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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Baba Guesthouse Hotel Batu Ferringhi
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“If you have mobility problems ask for a downstairs room, the stairs are a little challenging”
BeverlyJ161, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for the room looking out to the beach”
Elsie_nguyen, 11 May 2015 | Read review
“I like the rooms upstairs because of the common area. It is worth geting a room with AC as it does get hot in the afternoon.”
C867FWjohnt, 26 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Try to get a room on the first floor so as to get a nice view of the ocean.”
NicolaasMeyer, 12 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Amazing seafood cooked fresh for you all along this street.”
terrie101, 24 Oct 2014 | Read review
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