Hotel Review: Link Hotel, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Link Hotel Address: 90 Jalan Rangoon, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. I stayed at the Link Hotel in Penang, Malaysia. I booked it online for the rate of $12.60 USD for one night, which is great value – even by Penang standards. I think this deal was a combination of being an Agoda deal and […]

Guesthouse Review: Just Inn, Georgetown Penang – Malaysia

Guesthouse Name: Just Inn Address: 155,157 & 159, Lebuh Carnarvon, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the Just Inn in Georgetown, Penang. I walked in off the street and got a single room with shared bathroom for 40 MYR ($10.25 USD). The Just Inn is a budget guesthouse of the style that is popular with […]

Hotel Review: Star Lodge, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Star Lodge Address: 39 Lebuh Muntri, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the Star Lodge in Georgetown Penang. I have stayed here before and have found it to be a reliable cheap guesthouse in Penang so I walked in off the street and booked a room. The last time I was here I […]

Hotel Review: Kim Sun Hotel, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Kim Sun Hotel Address: 86 Campbell Street, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. I stayed at the Kim Sun Hotel in Penang. I booked it online at the rate of $15.53 USD and booked it for is central location in Georgetown. There isn’t a Chinatown in Penang as there is such a large Chinese community. Campbell […]

Guesthouse Review: Malabar Inn, Penang – Malaysia

Guesthouse Name: Malabar Inn Address: 26 & 28, Lebuh Cintra, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. I stayed at the Malabar Inn in Georgetown, Penang. I booked online at the rate of $14.04 per night and booked it for its location in the historic area of Georgetown. The guesthouse is in a typical shophouse that lines the streets […]

Goddess of Mercy Temple, Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia

The Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Temple) is the oldest temple in Georgetown. I happened to be here just after the Chinese New Year so these lanterns were lining the courtyard. It is usually busier than this (especially around CNY) but I managed to catch a break in the crowd to see mostly pigeons. […]

Hotel Review: Star Lodge, Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Star Lodge Address: 39 Lebuh Muntri, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the Star Lodge in Georgetown, Penang. I walked in off the street and I paid 45 MYR ($12.50 USD) for a single room. This is one of the cheapest guesthouses in Penang that has room with bathroom so it is a […]

Hotel Review: 75 Traveller’s Lodge, Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: 75 Traveller’s Lodge Address: 75 Jalan Muntri, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the 75 Traveller’s Lodge in Georgetown, Penang. This is one of those old-school guesthouses of Southeast Asia that isn’t listed on booking sites, not does it have a website. I walked in off the street and paid 42 MYR ($11.60 […]

Hotel Review: Muntri House, Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Muntri House Address: 48 Jalan Muntri, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at Muntri House in Georgetown, Penang. I booked via Agoda and selected it for its location and price. Muntri House is a guesthouse accommodation in Jalan Muntri – a quiet street that runs parallel to the main street of Georgetown (Lebuh Chulia). […]

Hotel Review: Red Inn Heritage Guesthouse, Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia

Hotel Name: Red Inn Heritage Guesthouse Address: 15 Love Lane, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia I stayed at the Red Inn Heritage Guesthouse in Georgetown, Penang. I booked on Agoda and selected it for its location and price. If you had to pick a central point in Georgetown it would probably be at Love Lane and Lebuh […]