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Set in a restored 1930's shop house, Sojourn Beds & Café is an affordable and cosy accommodation situated in Taiping. Offering free WiFi access, it features comfortable rooms that are cooled with air conditioning. Guests have access to the shared bathroom facilities featuring heated showers and a hairdryer. At Sojourn Beds & Café, you will find friendly and helpful staff who can assist with travel information. Other facilities include a charming garden terrace, shared lounge and luggage storage space. The accommodation is placed 71 km away from Penang International Airport and Penang Bridge.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Free private parking available on-site


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
2 single beds
and
1 bunk bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.4
Comfort
9.3
Value for money
9.4
Location
9.6
Free WiFi
9.2
High score for Taiping
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  • Kris
    Australia Australia
    Everything, beautiful old building, really helpful/friendly staff thankyou. The area near lots of food stalls. Basically the whole set up. Good undiscovered gem
  • Pratchaya
    Thailand Thailand
    Sojourn Beds & Cafe is very comfortable this hostel is in city center of Taiping In the opposite side have a food court it's very easy to try a local food And the owner is very nice and very helpful and I stay in this hostel 2 time (First time...
  • Kian
    Malaysia Malaysia
    Location - Perfectly located. Several hawker centers, food markets, taiping lake gardens, taiping zoo are all within walking distance. (≦2km) *adventurer, birdwatcher and nature lovers can also hike up to Bukit Larut (Larut Hill) via several...

Managed by Tricia Woo

Company review score: 9.7Based on 357 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Current host - Tricia, a born in Taiping passionate nature and art lover. She knows good foods, good arts, a kind heart ready to help whenever you need one. (2014 to 2017) Yin and Ken founded Sojourn Beds & Cafe guesthouse in 2014 when there were no other guesthouses in Taiping. Miss Yin was born in Taiping to a Malaysian-Chinese family and loves her home town. Mr Ken was born in London, but lived most of his life in Australia before adopting Malaysia as his new home. Yin and Ken are more than happy to share their insider tips to make sure that you get the most out of your stay in Taiping.

Property information

Sojourn Beds & Cafe guesthouse is situated in the very heart of Taiping, in a typical and classic renovated 1930’s shophouse. We offer our guests comfortable and cozy accommodation, with spacious lounges to chill out and socialise with other travellers. Enjoy a slow and leisurely morning in our downstairs cafe with inside and outside seating, whilst enjoying complimentary 24/7 coffee & tea. Upstairs, you can enjoy two lounges and our garden terrace. We have 8 dorm beds and 4 private rooms, all with shared bathrooms. We take pride in keeping our guesthouse spotlessly clean for our guests.

Neighbourhood information

Our guesthouse is adjacent to the major sights, tourist office/clock tower, banks, money changer, post office, and day and night food court. The train station is 1.4km (a 19-minute walk) and the town bus station is 900m (a 12-minute walk) away. A perfect location for exploring beautiful Taiping!

Languages spoken

English,Malay,Chinese

Property surroundings

Facilities of Sojourn Beds & Cafe
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Shared toilet
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Patio
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Executive lounge access
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Barber/beauty shop
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
General
  • Minimarket on site
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Chinese

House rules

Sojourn Beds & Cafe takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 14:00 to 17:30

Check-out

From 08:00 to 11:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Damage policy

If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to MYR 150 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 12 years are welcome.

Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
MYR 30 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 12 and older are allowed)

Payments by Booking.com

Booking.com takes your payment on behalf of the property for this stay, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

From 1st January 2023, a tourist tax of RM 10 per room per night is applied to all foreign guests. This tax is not included in the room rate and must be paid upon check-in. Guests with a valid Malaysian Identity Card or valid permanent residents MY PR Card are exempted. Please note that this property is a non-smoking property. Guests can use the designated smoking areas on the terrace or at the front entrance only.

Please note that pets cannot be accommodated.

Please note that payment at the property must be made in cash only. Prepayment can be made via wire transfer. Please contact the property directly for more information.

Please inform Sojourn Beds & Cafe in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

If you cause damage to the property during your stay, you could be asked to pay up to MYR 150 after check-out, according to this property's Damage Policy.

FAQs about Sojourn Beds & Cafe

  • Sojourn Beds & Cafe offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Bicycle rental

  • Check-in at Sojourn Beds & Cafe is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • The prices at Sojourn Beds & Cafe may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Sojourn Beds & Cafe include:

    • Bed in Dormitory
    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple

  • Sojourn Beds & Cafe is 950 yards from the centre of Taiping. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.