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The Shophouse in George Town

Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
George Town, Penang Island, Penang
A new renovated space in a 100+year old three-storey townhouse!

The ground floor is a bedsit with a queen-sized bed and a convertible sofa (firm and comfy!) so it works for a couple and an extra person. It comes complete with an ensuite bathroom, a simple kitchen and dining area. Only a microwave (to heat up food) and kettle (for hot drinks) are provided because guests are literally surrounded by Penang's best hawker foods available throughout the day. One 2hp air-con and two ceiling fans keep the place cool, and the room's centrepiece is its lovely airwell. Despite being in the city, you could be woken up by the chirping of birds in the mornings (courtesy of a big tree at the back lane) and in the afternoon, the warm, yeasty aroma of baking bread will waft in from the next door bakery - one of the few around still making tradi...
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Listing #HL546610
About the Owner
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:August 2013
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Reviewed June 1, 2015

Stayed in ground floor area, perfect for two. Location couldn't be better and the property has real character in an urban shabby chic kind of way. The owner is a genuinely great person with lots of helpful advice and insights. Probably better suited to short...More

Date of stay: May 2015
Thank Phlashmair
Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Shophouse had absolutely everything we needed for a week's work/holiday stay in Georgetown. Charmingly renovated, the apartment was roomy, cheerful and well-appointed, and the owner obliging in meeting our requests for bits and bobs that we needed for work. Located in a quiet street...More

Date of stay: September 2014
Thank Pemakan_Angin
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Reviewed September 18, 2014

The booking process was accomplished with a minimum of fuss. Sharon answers promptly and everything went without a hitch. The host was very warm and welcoming. She had a food map ready to show me where all the good food was. As there was no...More

Date of stay: September 2014
1  Thank RaeLim
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: C$48 / stay - Deposit
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This is the buffer zone of the World Heritage Zone of George Town.
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