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Dwell by Palanquinn

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 12 July 2012

This hotel utilizes a nice heritage building on a lovely street full of them. My flight was delayed and I called them to let them know. They left the key for me with all their instructions. The room was nice but the bathroom felt like it was outside and the quality was lower than that of the room. During rain,...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 July 2012

We stayed in the PalanquInn and Dwell Loft Suites for 5 and 9 days respectively. The units in both houses are clean and comfortable within a traditional style environment. Bangkok Lane is a one-way Street and therefore not as busy as we had expected. On the contrary it was fairly quiet in the evening and during the night; in addition,...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 July 2012

I was really excited when I checked Palanquinn out online and via the reviews. However, when I arrived, I was quite unimpressed with what I saw. It was definitely not worth the RM220 per night. My mezzanine room was on the latest property of Palanquinn on 20 Bangkok Lane, just opposite the original Dwell suites. The room smelt musty and...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 20 June 2012

Had a great time even though I was only there for one night for a brief stopover. Georgetown is a lovely place and this place was just as lovely. My room was quite large and I had a ceiling fan (Air Con is available as well) which I was grateful for because I don't like AC.

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singapore
Reviewed 16 June 2012

I stayed here in May 2012 - the place is lovely and comfortable. It was clean and was an authentic experience staying in a shop house. Some gripes were that the open bath room could be cleaner and slippers provided as it could get dirty or wet. I am a light sleeper and staying on the 2nd floor, I could...

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 June 2012

This is by far the most amazing hotel I have stayed in. Its so homey and comfortable that you feel right at home. And the staff are absolutely nice, polite and extremely helpful. Its in a really convenient area, 10 minutes walk to the shopping centre. I recommend this hotel to anyone who wants to visit the beautiful Island, It's...

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 26 April 2012

I stayed on the room at the front of the house on the bottom floor. Room is spacious and well furnished, the only complaints I had were the noise from people walking around upstairs and coming from the street but both are easily blocked out with earplugs when sleep is required so it was a small complaint. The host Kelvyn...

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Davao City, Philippines
Reviewed 24 April 2012

My sister and I stayed first at the owners' neighboring property, Palanquinn, and on the second night, stayed at Dwell Suites, Loft 2. We had the second floor to ourselves, which had the bedroom, family room, and two bathrooms. The Suites was lovely and clean, and we were happy to stay in a heritage house. We were told that the...

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PalanquInn, General Manager at Dwell by Palanquinn, responded to this review

Thanks Debbie and Joy for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to write a review through Trip Advisor. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are most happy to be able to host you and your sister. We appreciate your points mentioned on things to do around our area. Thanks for making our efforts worthwhile....

UK
Reviewed 24 April 2012

A cheesy title it may be but it really does sum up our stay at Dwell. It really is a home-from-home. Kelvyn made us feel so welcome –explaining both history & culture and like others have said you don’t feel like a tourist – more of a friend visiting friends. We had no problem with the noise on the mezzaine...

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PalanquInn, General Manager at Dwell by Palanquinn, responded to this review

Thanks EangG_travels (I'm assuming it is Emma and Gerard) for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to write a review through Trip Advisor. I'm very glad you enjoyed your stay with us. Our goal is always to ensure our guests have a memorable stay. Reading your review has made my day and more importantly made all the...

Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 21 April 2012

I stayed at the Dwell and the Heritage from the 17th of February to the 5th of March 2012. I was most impressed by the very personal and family like care provided at the PalanquInn (both Dwell and Heritage - as it is run by the same owners). A most kind welcome letter awaited me, as I arrived later than...

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PalanquInn, General Manager at Dwell by Palanquinn, responded to this review

Thanks Adrian for choosing to stay with us and taking the time to write a review through Trip Advisor. I'm glad you enjoyed your 'extended stay' and will consider us on your next visit to Penang. The points you mentioned have always been what we held close to heart. Our goal is always to ensure our guests have a memorable...

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“Upper floors have better view, but lower floors might be noisy due to the wooden floors of the above suite”
A302AFmatthewf, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upstairs is good, as it seems you can hear people moving about above if you're downstairs”
  • Comfortable bed
  • Bathroom on a balcony
DiFlies, 22 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The Suite room rocks!!!”
ninart, 28 May 2015 | Read review
“If you are after quiet sleep, you won't find it here. If you have to stay there, get the front loft for the best bathroom experience.”
  • The balcony bathroom
  • The balcony bathroom
tony12cu, 18 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Unless you enjoy sitting by the front porch with a drink, choose the Loft room upstairs since there isn't much difference in the price.”
  • Front porch
  • Bedroom
  • Bangkok Lane
  • Window panels
Danzelho, 30 Sep 2013 | Read review
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