About the Homestay
toco. ruumu is a newly setup private room which comfortably fits two and is located in Air Itam / Ayer Itam. It is suitable for couples, backpackers or business travelers who wish to have a walk and explore Air Itam Town.
I am Wei Chong, with my parents here, we stay in one of the room upstairs. Our family run an Interior Design Business and we work every day at our home-based office downstairs. We are happy to welcome all the guests by ourselves!
toco. ruumu is a private room on the first floor with a comfy queen-sized bed in a double-storey terrace, suitable for 2 persons who would like to explore in Air Itam Area.
Ground floor will be our home-based Interior Design Office. You are welcome to relax at our living area, our office area is just right next to it. You will be staying with us (me, my parents along with 4 dogs - shih tsu and poodle). My parents and I will be staying in one of the room at first floor while shih tsu and poodle will stay at the back of our office (kitchen) all the time. (^-^)
You will enjoy a marvelous stay with us, a cozy interior bedroom makes your stay comfortable. You will get to enjoy :
Private & air-conditioned room in first floor
(Please take note that you will have to walk up staircase in order to reach first floor)
- Comfy bed with fresh and clean bed sheet, blanket and pillows.
- Wardrobe with mirror
- Hair dryer
Bathroom is just 5 steps away from the room
- Clean towels
- Hair & Body shampoo
- Toothpaste (toothbrush not provided)
You will be served with either a cup of hot coffee / chocolate / milo & small pack of biscuit / bread as a light breakfast in the morning at Living Area.
- Clean & cozy private bedroom
- Shared bathroom
- Study area / small library just outside of the room
- Living Area
- Car porch with landscaping
You can park your car at the roadside just few steps next to our house
INTERACTION WITH GUEST
You can easily reach us if you need any help during your stay. We work everyday in the home based Interior Design Office at ground floor and we are just staying in one of the room at first floor of the house.
We speak 6 languages : English, Mandarin, Malay, Hokkien, Cantonese & Hakka. Talk to us! We are very friendly! We can share with you some interesting places or yummy food in Penang.
Please do let us know if you have any questions or problems during your stay.
OTHER THING TO NOTE
please keep in touch with us through message / ring the door bell when you are coming back.
You are only allowed to access from Main Entrance (Car porch and landscaping area) to Living Area at ground floor. You are free to access to anywhere at first floor (toco. ruumu, bathroom, library) except our bedroom in front.
- Internet Access
- Air Conditioning
Bedrooms available for booking
About the Area
You can easily reach your destination by grab / bus or walk :
Air Itam Market (1 km) - 3 min by car / 10 min walk
Kek Lok Si (1.9 km) - 6 min by car
Penang Hill (1.9 km) - 6 min by car
Air Itam Dam (3.7 km) - 15 min by car
Famous Farlim Night Market In Penang (Wed's Night) (1.5km) - 5 min by car
Sunshine Farlim (50 m) - 6 min walk
Farlim Square (40 m) - 4 min walk
Park - (30 m) - 3 min walk
Recommended food nearby
Nasi Lemak (Morning) - (10 m) - just a few steps, literally outside of our house
Nasi Melayu - (Noon) - (130 m) - 2 min walk
Mee Goreng - (15 m) - just a few steps, opposite of our house
Local Area Facilities
- Shopping Centre
- Bus Stop
Hosts can offer a complimentary light breakfast at their discretion. All other meals will incur an additional cost. Meals and any additional payment should be arranged directly with your host.
Included in the stay
- Complimentary Light Breakfast
- Use of Kitchen
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 2PM - 8PM
- 1. No smoking allowed in the house
- 2. No cooking allowed
- 3. No shoes in the house
- 4. No consumption of food in the bedroom
- 5. No visitors allowed
- 6. Turn off air-conditioner, fan and lights when not in use
- 7. Please keep your noise level low from 11pm to 6am
- 8. Please observe check in and check out timings. Check in - 2pm, Check out - 12pm. Kindly seek approval from us should you need to check in early or check out late.
- Thanks for being considerate guests ^-^
You must also acknowledge
Pet(s) live on property - Cute Shih Tsu & Poodle *(^.^)*
Must climb stairs
Some spaces are shared - Living Area & Bathroom
Smoking is not allowed.
Cheah's place was nice, clean and quiet, good for a relaxing stay. The family was all friendly and helpful. I really felt like staying in my uncle's or cousin's house:) Hope to return someday. Surely recommended for anyone looking for a friendly place around Ayer Itam area.
How do I book?
Contact the host to check their availability and ask them any questions you have about staying with them. Once the host confirms they’re available for your dates, you can complete your booking.
When do I pay?
Once a host confirms they're available, you can go ahead and pay the 15% booking fee (maximum of 199 $£€ for longer term bookings) using a choice of payment methods: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Maestro, Laser, JCB & PayPal (not available in certain countries). You then pay your host on arrival or as stated by your host on their profile and agreed by you on booking. Please be cautious if a host requests advance payment if its not included on their profile. Our hosts have been advised that if they wish to request advance payment they must make this explicit in their profile. We do not recommend the use of Money gram or Western Union.
When can I share my contact details?
Host and Guest email address, phone number and home address will be exchanged in a confirmation email sent to both immediately after a booking is completed. It's against our policy for Guests and Hosts to exchange direct contact details via our messaging system.