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“Great location, and value for money!” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Mingood
Ranked #51 of 82 Hotels in George Town
Letterkenny, Ireland
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30 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great location, and value for money!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2013 via mobile

Hotel could do with a bit of a refurbishment but its still great value for money. Walking distance to most of the tourist attractions, shops and nightlife. Hotel is clean and you'll get a good nights sleep here. Would recommend if your on a budget

  • Stayed October 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Prague
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2013

Have rated it very good but only for value for money. It's a budget Hotel that doesn't pretend to be anything else. The rooms are big and clean, has shower that works, faster wi-fi in the room than the last 4 star hotel I stayed in here, quiet a/c, its own balcony, mini bar & TV and a lift. On top of that it has a roof garden with the breakfast restaurant in it though limited choice for breakfast.
It's certainly not the Ritz but you are not paying Ritz prices. Have booked in for another because the room is suits my life style and the staff are friendly. Another plus: they have a landing library of English books (take 1, leave 1)

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank eagleeyePrague
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2013

The reception area is clean and welcoming but the rooms are not!! I'm not one to complain about dirt but there was thick hair all over the carpet and the bed sheets were stained with blood, the toilet didn't flush and nobody came to fix it! The corridors were dirty and I found all the warning signs about burglars quite off putting! Loved Georgetown but don't stay here!

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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St Mary's, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

I stayed here a few weeks ago, for a 2 night stay. Friendly staff. Big rooms. Hotel in need of refurbishment and renovation. Ok for the money. Would pay a little bit more and have a newer nicer room. Also dark on the way back to hotel better to get rickshaw or taxi just to be safe.
Breakfast limited continental.. umm ok but could do much better.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled solo
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ScillyBear
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san francisco
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33 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2013

after reading the most recent reviews about this hotel , i more or less knew what to expect when i decided to book it. yes, it is a bit old and doesn't look like much from the outside but since i tend to always travel on a budget , i am used to this kind of establishment but as long as it's clean , safe , well located and good value , that ' s all the matters to me ....if anything , it's the hallways that could use a fresh coat of paint and new carpeting but my room was just fine : spacious ( had a balcony too ) , the A.C . kept the room pleasantly cool and wasn't loud , loved having a safe and a fridge , plenty of hot water and fresh towels every day , what else could i ask for ?!
i agree that breakfast is nothing to write home about but the coffee was decent and it was nice to be able to sit on the roof terrace before it got too hot. the ladies who fixed breakfast were always so sweet to me , always smiling and eager to chat if they were not too busy . ( there's also a water fountain downstairs by the reception so i never spent money on water either )
i must add that i was able to book the hotel online for $ 23 / night which makes it a real bargain , sure you can find cheaper but i don't mind paying a bit more for the extra amenities .
the hotel is very well located , close to all the main sights and the bus would drop you off round the corner . i walked several time late at night by myself from jalan penang and never had any problems.
all in all , i had a really nice time in penang and staying at hotel mingood was part of the enjoyment , would definitely go back !

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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40 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2013

This hotel is just another average kindaa hotel!
but the good thing is that : its absolutely value for money..
located near the world heritage sites of penang.. this place has to offer some superb walks in the vicinity... busy streets.. yum food.. and with all locals around.. its so much fun!
Rooms are well maintained.. brkfast is good.. may b you would want to have an early brkfast in case u are planning to take a morning ferry to langkawi.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Shruti J
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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53 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2013

A bit old place,but nicely maintained. The room was a liitle cramped but comfy. TV and AC were functional. Bathroom had a bathtub,but that was leaking.Ruined.the experience. The position on Jalan Argyll made a walking tour of GeorgeTown possible for us. Even the JAYA restaurant was nearby!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank mukherjee_av
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Property: Hotel Mingood
Address: Hotel Mingood Jalan Argyll, George Town, Penang Island 10050, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 82 Hotels in George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Mingood 2*
Number of rooms: 50
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Comfortable, stylish hostel living at the most affordable price! 5 star quality hostel! Located just a 2 minute walk to the chic area of the city! We are a licensed accommodation provider where secure quality accommodation and excellent services are our top priority. Free WI-FI, ISIC card welcome! ... more   less 
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