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The Shophouse in George Town

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The Queen sized bed in the apartment space
Very good
6 reviews
The Queen sized bed in the apartment space
Old Chinese wooden doors for the front door
The backdoor
View up the airwell
The dining table
The convertible sofa
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Overview
Condo/Apartment -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 3
George Town, Penang Island, Penang
A new renovated space in a 100+year old three-storey townhouse!

The ground floor is a bedsit with a queen-sized bed and a convertible sofa (firm and comfy!) so it works for a couple and an extra person. It comes complete with an ensuite bathroom, a simple kitchen and dining area. Only a microwave (to heat up food) and kettle (for hot drinks) are provided because guests are literally surrounded by Penang's best hawker foods available throughout the day. One 2hp air-con and two ceiling fans keep the place cool, and the room's centrepiece is its lovely airwell. Despite being in the city, you could be woken up by the chirping of birds in the mornings (courtesy of a big tree at the back lane) and in the afternoon, the warm, yeasty aroma of baking bread will waft in from the next door bakery - one of the few around still making tradi...
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About the Owner, Sharon C
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Jul 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 8 reviews and 3 properties
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Listing #HL546610
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Very good - based on 6 reviews
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Phlashmai...
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
143 reviews
43 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Stayed in ground floor area, perfect for two. Location couldn't be better and the property has real character in an urban shabby chic kind of way. The owner is a genuinely great person with lots of helpful advice and insights. Probably better suited to short stays of a few days as there are limited facilities in the kitchen area and...

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Pemakan_A...
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014 for a stay in September 2014

The Shophouse had absolutely everything we needed for a week's work/holiday stay in Georgetown. Charmingly renovated, the apartment was roomy, cheerful and well-appointed, and the owner obliging in meeting our requests for bits and bobs that we needed for work. Located in a quiet street in the heritage buffer zone, it is set a little inside from the street and...

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RaeLim
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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person found this review helpful

The booking process was accomplished with a minimum of fuss. Sharon answers promptly and everything went without a hitch. The host was very warm and welcoming. She had a food map ready to show me where all the good food was. As there was no one else staying there at the time and she was flying off for work the...

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Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Parking
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Towels Provided
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    1 Sofa
    1 Full
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$80
GBP 45
$98
GBP 55
$497
GBP 280
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: $50 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
This is the buffer zone of the World Heritage Zone of George Town.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
I can arrange for my regular taxi driver to fetch guests from the airport.
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