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Malaysia Hotels

Malihom

  • Bukit Penara Mukim 6
  • Balik Pulau

Pros

  • Eco-friendly
  • Tranquil and romantic setting
  • Spectacular views

Cons

  • Limited seating at the pool
  • Grounds could use better upkeep
  • Deck furniture needs updating

Updated 12/16/2012

Fodor's Review

Malihom's name, which translates to "village of the fragrant rice" in Thai, was inspired by the nine traditional rice storage barns brought over from Chang Mai to serve as this eco-retreat's guestrooms. Set up on the southern end of Penang, atop high hills, the small hotel has a tranquil setting offering views of the mountains, sea, city, and lush forest valleys. Yoga and spa sessions can be organized, and each barn has a private garden that's a nice perch for bird-watching. The rates include three daily meals made fresh with seasonal produce.

Hotel Information

Address:

Bukit Penara Mukim 6, Balik Pulau, Penang, 11000, Malaysia

Phone:

60-124285191

Website: www.malihom.com

Hotel Details:

  • 9 barns
  • Rate includes All meals

Updated 12/16/2012

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