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“Wonderfully quiet stay”
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Straits Heritage
Ranked #66 of 172 George Town B&B and Inns
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Firstly, the quiet location at Lebuh Armenian was lovely. It was tranquil with minimal traffic. It is also conveniently located in Georgetown, close to good food at Lebuh Chulia and Chowrasta market. Very easy walking distance once you get the hang of the roads.

The Phoniex Room where we stayed was nice. Old and yet new. It was very clean and airconditioned. It took a while for the airconditioning to turn the rooms cold because of the high ceilings. The bed was excellent and you were really left alone (except when they cleaned up the room). So you felt like it was your house. Located on the third floor, you also had access to use the water dispenser and fridge on the 2nd floor with the common living area. They even provided some local biscuits for you to help yourself. We felt that we took the better room as the other room did have to share the living room with other guests while you had your own thing going on in the Phoniex Room.

Only complaint was the lack of additional pillows. My wife and I had to buy 2 more since we had difficulty sleeping without the extras. We left them at the hotel (hope they leave it for other guests to use) after we left. The toilet developed a little fault in the flushing system on our last day there (water could not stop flowing). Nothing major though.

Overall, a very peaceful place. Good for couples.

Room Tip: Pick the Phoneix Room for more privacy but be prepared to climb one more level.
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 16 May 2012

Guesthouse located in beautifully restored shophouse. The interior has been lovingly restored and just walking around the building is a treat.

We had a large room (Peony Suite) with all mod cons. The one downside with our room, which may not apply to others, was that the bathroom was not en-suite. It was accessed through a common area and although the bathroom was not shared, it meant having to get dressed in the night if we needed to use the loo.

No breakfast provided but try one of the local coffee shops for a spicy local breakfast!!

  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 May 2012

new renovated old house,got the look of the oldies but fresh feeling. well decorated,rooms are spacious,beautiful and clean. the whole property got only 3 rooms,we booked the the phoenix room,but on our early arrival they put us to peony room to rest till our room ready. both room are nice. the wifi works really good,the owner and staf is really friendly. i wont hesitate to recommend to my friends.

  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 18 September 2015
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  • Stayed: November 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 29 May 2014
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  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 March 2014
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  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Straits Heritage

Address: 92 Armeniam Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Hotel Style:
Ranked #66 of 172 B&Bs / Inns in George Town
Price Range: £176 - £181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Straits Heritage Penang/George Town

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