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This room is a single room on the 1st floor of a Straits Chinese House. The room is compact. The bathroom has glass walls to maximise the sense of space and access to natural light.
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Single Room #5 in Inner City House - SINKEH

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Sek Thim

Single Room #5 in Inner City House - SINKEH

1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 private bath
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Our featured room features modern style in the historic centre of George Town. Conveniently located on the edge of the heritage enclave, we are literally "around the corner" from some of the most locally well-known street-food stalls in the city.


Hair dryer
Air conditioning

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Sleeping arrangements

1 single bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 7PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


102 Reviews

Sriram User Profile
August 2018
This is such a stylish space, I loved it from the minute I walked in. The staff is amazing and super friendly, too. Highly recommend on your next trip to Penang.
Christian User Profile
March 2018
Sinkeh is the place to stay in Georgetown. It is very stylish with its special architecture - I really liked it. The rooms were clean and they served a nice breakfast. The staff is very helpful and recommends good places to explore for food, coffee and sightseeing. I highly recom…
Lan User Profile
February 2018
A calm and leafy hideaway in the heart of bursting Penang. The contemp architecture is perfectly melted into the heritage house. The room was stylish and clean. Enjoy a daily surprise at the breakfast when opening the local dish. Sek Thim and the team were very responsive and hel…
Phyllis User Profile
January 2018
Lovely and amazing space, clean sheets, friendly and helpful front desk staff, good location. Nothing bad to say in fact. Will definitely book with Sek Thim again if i ever go to Penang again!
Remi User Profile
January 2018
It is really nicely designed architecture that make u feel relax with greens all around the building. I really love this place! Morning breakfast was also delicious local food that can't miss if you stay. I will Definately come back to this place next time I visit Penang.
Yueeie User Profile
December 2017
Sek Thim’s place is just beautiful. The structure and design of the entire place is just so thoughtful, and everything is so conveniently designed within the room, ie. multiple switches. The open light shower was such a highlight, makes the room really bright and lets you enjoy t…
Pit Feng User Profile
Pit Feng
December 2017
The entire guesthouse and the public areas are amazingly heritage, the set up and lightings are perfectly designed that you won't feel it dull throughout the whole day. What makes it stand out among all the heritage guest houses in Penang? I would say it's the rooms with minima…

Hosted by Sek Thim

George Town, MalaysiaJoined in June 2014
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571 Reviews
I work in the theatre as a director. Good meals with friends, gardening and listening to stories are things I enjoy. We are a friendly bunch here at Sinkeh, my team and I. We try to maintain a space that's peaceful and calm; one that encourages people to rest, to be at ease and r…
Languages: Bahasa Malaysia, English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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