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Budget accomodation Georgetown/ Chinatown (single room)

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Budget accomodation Georgetown/ Chinatown (single room)


i am looking for a budget single room in Georgetown Chinatown area (shared facilities no problem)

any suggestions for

1/ Hostels

2/ Guesthouses

3/ any other suggestions

Thank you

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1. Re: Budget accomodation Georgetown/ Chinatown (single room)

Not sure how much you want to pay, but we stayed at the Towne House for 70 MR per night. It's very comfortable and is right in the middle of Chinatown. You can get cheaper rooms from 40 MR a night, but some of them are a bit grotty.

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2. Re: Budget accomodation Georgetown/ Chinatown (single room)

There are many budget options in Penang. Whenever I am at the Tourist Guest House hiring a motorbike, I notice that it is popular with backpackers, see http://njtouristguesthouse.blogspot.com.au/ . Rooms are from around RM$30.

An other more upmarket option that gets good reviews is Hutton Lodge see, http://www.huttonlodge.com/ , from RM$60.

You will find many budget options down Chulia St, Love Lane and the surrounding UNESCO heritage area.


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3. Re: Budget accomodation Georgetown/ Chinatown (single room)

Hi - you can also check out Air Asia's Tune Hotel (www.tunehotels.com/our-hotels/downtown-penang). Prices around around RM 25 onwards (you have options to add in A/Cs etc).

Tune is just around the corner from the New World Park Food Court (great for lunch options) and walking distance to the heritage zone (reckon around 15 min walk to CHulia St).

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4. Re: Budget accomodation Georgetown/ Chinatown (single room)

Love Lane in Georgetown is okay.There are plenty of hostels which from what I've seen are pretty clean.Also within walking distance of nearly every place in Georgetown. Happy trails.

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5. Re: Budget accomodation Georgetown/ Chinatown (single room)

hiya i stayed at the hong ping hotel on chulia street that was a cheap very clean tidy hotel an real central and outside is a bus stop 1

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6. Re: Budget accomodation Georgetown/ Chinatown (single room)

Probably too late for the original poster, but for others ... I've stayed at several places in Penang (Hutton Lodge was the worst of them). I heartily recommend Old Penang Guesthouse. It's one of the best budget places I've ever stayed at. http://www.oldpenang.com/

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