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Tye Sin Heritage Shophouse

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Tye Sin Heritage Shophouse

8 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
8 guests
3 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

If you love to travel and stay like a local, you will love it here. Tye Sin House is located at the heart of George Town. Beside visiting the famous UNESCO Heritage site, here you will experience our local daily life and all the good local food.


Laptop friendly workspace
Hair dryer

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed, 1 floor mattress
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 floor mattress
Common spaces
2 couches

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with lockbox


97 Reviews

Nigel User Profile
May 2017
This place is right in town and offers easy access on foot to many interesting parts of the city. We were extremely pleased with the way it was decorated - the place was also well appointed and clean and it really got both the kids and adults excited! The hosts are very friendly…
Angelica User Profile
April 2017
Big thanks to Sem and his mother for being very kind and accommodating! This was the best Airbnb I've had the opportunity to stay in. The location was perfect walking distance to great shops, cafes, and buses. The home itself was a hip, fun, and comfortable atmosphere! Thank you …
Kingston User Profile
April 2017
Sem's place is simply wonderful. We (extended family of 8) did not meet Sem but was greeted by his mother. The neighborhood is just right outside of the heritage area and everything is within a 30-minute walk. During Checkout, Sem's mother was very accommodating as we had to leav…
Sabrina User Profile
January 2017
Sem was really great for communication and his mom is a sweetheart when she greeted us. She turned on the A.C. in all the rooms before we arrived to ensure that we were comfortable. The house is as described and very roomy for all of us. Love the decor and location was great. …
Alistair & Jenny User Profile
Alistair & Jenny
February 2016
Nice airbnb. Sem is a wonderful host, and tended to our every need. Sem went above and beyond to get us set up with a toaster, extra cooking pan and even brought us cookies for Chinese New Year. The apartment is spacious, well decorated and has nice bedding. There is air cond…
Ong User Profile
July 2018
Sem is very prompt with his replies. The location is very central with good food all around.
Dhaniyah User Profile
July 2018
a really nice place to stay at with your friends and family. we definitely enjoyed our 3 nights and 4 days stay in Penang. clean rooms, bathrooms, excellent dining space

Hosted by Sem

Penang, MalaysiaJoined in July 2011
Sem User Profile
367 Reviews
I love traveling. Never stop dreaming about Bora-Bora Island. I'm also passionate about interior designing, crazy about collectible toys and antiques and I'm a huge LEGO enthusiastic ;-) Lastly, I'm a dog lover and I have a lovely Maltese named Burger. She love fruits and secretl…
Languages: Bahasa Malaysia, English, 中文
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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