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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

Location wise Clove Hall is not within any walking distance to eateries or attractions. This place is meant for a staycation to disconnect and unwind, to relax at the pool, relax at the large living area or relax in your own room. Staffs are friendly, hospitable and knows when to interact, and when to let you be. Jim and Jo...

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Jo L, Owner at Clove Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. All of us at Clove Hall appreciate all your very generous remarks and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay. For the benefit of any future guests however, we would like to say with regard to location, we believe we are extremely well placed for local eateries. Also many, though not all attractions....

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clove Hall is a beautiful place to stay and we loved our time there, we just wished we could have stayed longer! The owners, Jo and Jim, were very friendly and helpful and made us feel at home. They had some great recommendations for food/restaurants (all of which were excellent) and good local knowledge. The hotel itself is an old...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners, Jo & Jim Lim, have created a wonderful atmosphere in Clove Hall, aided by friendly and very efficient staff. I felt like I was at home, even "one of the family" such was the genuine caring attitude and desire to please, at all times! I will definitely plan to visit Clove Hall again, and will most definitely recommend...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in this hotel for a couple of nights together with my helper and my 5-month old son. It was a great experience and I would definitely stay here again if I come back. Very friendly and helpful staff and management. Beautiful surroundings. Wonderful rooms! Peaceful place perfect for anyone who is looking for a relaxing few days.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful, historic place to stay. Jim and Jo have a passion for great service and for Georgetown and Penang. We loved our stay, and would go back again in a heartbeat. What a beautiful oasis. Easy walk or a cheap cab to Georgetown. Jim always happy to help us organise our day trips as well. Thank you.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this place on a gut feel after viewing the photos. More than pleasantly surprised, we were blown away by the premises, the suite,the beautiful building, gardens and pool. But most of all, the owners and staff made the stay just so much more special. Nothing was a problem, I could not recommend Clove Hall more.

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London, UK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only negative I can think of is that Clove Hall is not within walking distance from the centre of George Town – apart from that, it’s a great guest house (and it’s super easy and cheap to get an Uber!). Jim and Jo are very welcoming, as are the other members of staff. The rooms are really pleasant and...

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Jo L, Owner at Clove Hall, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we are very pleased to hear you would return. We are sorry to hear you feel our location is a negative. We and many of our guests view this as a positive. We are just on the edge of town which is often hot, noisy and busy. At Clove Hall we offer calm, tranquility...

Bethesda, Maryland
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I gave Clove Hall a glowing review five years when we stayed there to celebrate our 20 anniversary and just when Jim and Jo were enthusiastically and nervously starting out as the new owners. Last week I was back for a 3 N 4 D stay and how things have evolved over the the past five years. The wonderful old...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Clove Hall is the quintessence of Penang's old-world charm. Revitalised as a unique hotel from a colonial bungalow built in 1926 in the Edwardian-Malay style, and therefore worthy of heritage status, it offers tranquillity and rest despite being located near the city centre. Modest in size -- with only six rooms available -- it provides a high degree of privacy...

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Having booked through an agent we had no preconceptions about what to expect of Clove Hall. Having seen photographs of a beautiful colonial house we were quite surprised on arrival to find it set amongst high rise offices and hotels. Once inside the gate however you do feel like you've entered a little oasis. We stayed in Saffron suite which...

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Jo L, Owner at Clove Hall, responded to this review

We are disappointed to read that overall you seem somewhat less than satisfied with your stay with us. With regard to the setting regrettably, high rise buildings and offices are now an unwelcome consequence of urban development! We do aim to provide a personal service to all our guests and drinks are available and served at any time. We do...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Privately owned,restored black and white Edwardian Anglo-Malay bungalow. On the site of a former plantation and set in half an acre of tropical garden with a swimming pool. This house offers classy colonial bed and breakfast,with just six suites.Located in a quiet residential street but well within walking distance to Georgetown. Clove Hall offers a unique experience, privacy, personalised service and modern comforts.Car and driver can be arranged for transfers. Tours can also be arranged. Many restaurants serving local food are within ten minutes walk of the hotel. ... more   less 

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Address: 11 Jalan Clove Hall, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: £100 - £142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Clove Hall 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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