Traveler Ratings of Private Tours In Penang-Malaysia by Tour Guide Lawrence L.

Lawrence L.
  Penang-Malaysia
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Silvia Laudani

Poland
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Tour: #66140, [44 paxs] Kuala Lumpur + Putrajaya_Tour, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Feb 24/20

I recommend him ... simply ... very nice

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I always plan and recommend the best for my guests based on my professionalism. I appreciate your credits for my effort. Thanks.

Silvia Laudani

Poland
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Tour: #51166, [44 paxs] Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Feb 23/20

I recommend him ... simply ... very nice

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I always plan and recommend the best for my guests based on my professionalism. I appreciate your credits for my effort. Thanks.

Bonnie Lyons

United States
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Tour: #51598, [5~12 paxs] Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Jan 26/20

Although congenial and willing to be out on a tour the second day of the CNY, we felt like our visions for the day were vetoed to keep to the guide's schedule that fit his preferences/needs. We had had such an amazing guide the previous day in KL, the contrast was noticeable.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: My apologies for proposing Penang Hill instead of going to Tropical Spice Garden. My sister stays near to the Garden. For the past few years during Chinese New Year, it took us a least 3 hours to/from her house for reunion gatherings, as there is only one narrow and winding beach road leading to the place. I honestly did not want my group to be trapped in traffic jam on this second day of Chinese New Year. I believe I have misunderstood and neglected the interest of my guests. Again, my sincere apologies.

Mary Grace Gonzales

Philippines
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Tour: #292962, [1~4 paxs] Half Day Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Jan 19/20

Our tour guide Mr. Lawrence L. is such a knowledgeable person, he gave us insights of the places we visited, he is hospitable, kind,polite and patient to tourists. We like him to be our tour guide for our next visit in Malaysia, i would gladly recommend him to be the tour guide of my friends and relatives.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks, Mary. Please send my regards to Mr Rodrigo Duterte.

Alexandra Foster

United Kingdom
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Tour: #264807, [1~4 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Jan 4/20

Our tour in Penang was fabulous. Lawrence was waiting for us at the prearranged time and place on the dockside. Lawrence was an excellent guide, he was very knowledgeable about Penang and the rest of the Malay Peninsula. We drove out of The city and off first to visit the Orangutans, the facility is well run and is not a zoo the animals are rehabilitated and released. We then drove back to Penang for lunch, took the Train to the top of the hill, where the views were spectacular. Thank You Lawrence !

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks. Your review is my best reward.

Aimee Anillo

United States
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Tour: #264807, [1~4 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Jan 3/20

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for this 100th traveler rating. It’s 3 digits now. Yabadabadoo!!!

Adrian Nung

Australia
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Tour: #51598, [5~12 paxs] Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Dec 30/19

Lawrence was fantastic as our guide. Extremely knowledgeable, covered absolutely everything. Very well prepared (before and during the tour) and offered us plenty of options for the day. Also great with time keeping as we had to be back on board our cruise ship by 4pm. Really made the day as smooth as possible. We were all very happy and highly recommend Lawrence to anyone visiting Penang.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: THANKS! P/S: I wish I could highlight this word in bold and red.

Becky Hoover

United States
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Tour: #209678, [5~14 paxs] Kuala Lumpur + Putrajaya_Tour, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Dec 27/19

Lawrence was so funny, witty and fun to be around for the day! Great tour guide, knows so much information about the area. Showed us some unique sites! Very helpful and great guide! We had a group of 10 and he had no problem keeping us on schedule for our allotted cruise port time!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: No duty is more urgent than returning thanks.

Alison Fox

United States
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Tour: #51598, [5~12 paxs] Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Dec 25/19

Lawrence was very passionate about Penang and it showed. He took us on a food-focused tour of the city and we loved trying new flavors as well as seeing the city!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks for your kind review. To show my appreciation, I will instruct my government to pay all the expenses of your next visit to Malaysia.... if I luckily become the first Chinese Prime Minister.

Alison Fox

United States
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Tour: #209678, [5~14 paxs] Kuala Lumpur + Putrajaya_Tour, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Dec 24/19

Lawrence was great. He showed my multi-generation family around (2 to 60s) and was great with all ages.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks. Between your review and a drum of whiskey, I choose the former.

Young Hwan Kim

South Korea
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Tour: #264807, [1~4 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Dec 23/19

We all liked him as a person - kind, knowledgeable, focused, and his professional concentration for more than anything else. We would not have enjoyed it without him. In appreciation for his guide, we all wish to offer him four stars. We thank you again for the tour.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Please do not forget to contact me again for your near future trip to Cameron Highlands.

Christina Tran

Australia
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Tour: #264831, [5~12 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Dec 11/19

We had a big family holiday and to cater for our parents who cannot understand English and the younger generation that can only understand English, so we chose Lawrence for his ability to speak fluently in both English and Mandarin - and he didn't disappoint! Lawrence is very friendly, knowledgeable and brilliant. We couldn't have found a better tour guide for our first trip to Penang - definitely recommend him!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thanks for trusting me to bring your father (alone) to fly to Kuala Lumpur. I am glad to know that he enjoyed the day trip there.

Don Tom

Canada
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Tour: #66140, [44 paxs] Kuala Lumpur + Putrajaya_Tour, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Dec 6/19

Lawrence was on time. It was good that he spoke Mandarin as well as English because many in our group understand Mandarin better than English. He was very knowledgeable about Malaysia and Malaysian history. Don

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I hope you can see me now, Don. I am sending you a big hug!

Joanne Day

United States
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Tour: #49675, [1~4 paxs] Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Nov 20/19

Excellent day tour in Penang! Lawrence picked us up promptly at the cruise port in a nice, air-conditioned car, and he had a full day of site seeing and activities planned, adding to and changing the schedule to meet out preferences. He communicated with us before the trip to further adapt the day to our interests. He is very knowledgeable, articulate, and witty. Plan early and make sure you get Lawrence for your guide.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I would floss a tiger’s teeth if you want me to. This is how much I appreciate your review.

Nicholas Mottram

United Kingdom
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Tour: #264807, [1~4 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Nov 10/19

We had a very good trip with Lawrence to the Orang Utan Island to see the sanctuary there and heard all about the efforts that are being made to grow the Orang Utan population. We were only in Georgetown Port for the day and Lawrence ensure that we were back on board in good time for sailing. He is very knowledgeable about the sanctuary and the orang utans and we can thoroughly recommend his tour.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I wish you were a TERMINATOR and told me "I'LL BE BACK" the moment you walked back to the ship.

Gerald Furst

United Kingdom
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Tour: #294587, [1~4 paxs] Half Day Orang Utan Island_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Oct 25/19

Lawrence was a brilliant guide. Great knowledge & extremely helpful . We highly recommended him . Gerald Furst London UK

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: The Orang Utans say thank you for the oranges. I say thank you for your kind review.

Jaruda Nishida

Thailand
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Tour: #49675, [1~4 paxs] Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Oct 13/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Kob koon krub. Sawatdee krub.

TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: ToursByLocals is committed to 5-Star tour experiences and we appreciate any learning opportunity to improve the quality of the service we offer our customers. We take all feedback seriously and have, as always, attempted to clarify with our customer if there was anything our guide, or ToursByLocals, could have done differently to have made this tour a 5-Star experience.

May Ng

United Kingdom
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Tour: #292981, [5~12 paxs] Half Day Penang Heritage/Culture_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Aug 14/19

Lawrence made sure the tour itinerary and to plan and was prepared to make adjustments when there was haze on the day. He made sure our group of 10 was always safe and looked after, including my dad who in the late 70s and can't walk far. He was always kind to the children and understood about my son with autism. I would highly recommend him as your guide!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you. Terima kasih. 谢谢你. Korb kun krub. I wish I could speak more languages.

May Ng

United Kingdom
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Tour: #51598, [5~12 paxs] Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Aug 13/19

Lawrence communicated with us well before the tour and gave us the reassurance that the tours arranged were confirmed and all charges expected. He is extremely knowledgeable and considerate of all members of our 10 group. This included 2 seniors ,one who couldn't walk far, my son with autism and 5 kids in total. He is always friendly and chatty and answered all questions with honesty. I would highly recommend him to be your guide!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I would floss a tiger’s teeth, that’s how much I appreciate your review.

Thaweesak Taechakijviboon

Thailand
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Tour: #51166, [By Coach] Langkawi History & Nature Tour, Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Aug 6/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, brother Thaweesak. Very glad to know you.

Thaweesak Taechakijviboon

Thailand
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Tour: #51166, [By Coach] Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Aug 5/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Kob koon krub, pee Thaweesak. Dee jai mak tee dai roo-jak gan.

Wanda Hale

United States
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Tour: #294587, [1~4 paxs] Half Day Orang Utan Island, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Jun 25/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I hope your were amused and amazed by the Orang Utans.

Francine Versalie

United States
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Tour: #264807, [1~4 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Jun 24/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you from BJ, Adam, Hiroshi, April... and the rest of the Orang Utans of Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island.

Francine Versalie

United States
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Tour: #49675, [1~4 paxs] Penang Heritage/Culture/Nature_Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Jun 23/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hope you have enjoyed walking in the 130 million years’ old Tropical Rain Forest as well as the 360-degree tree-top platform.

Michael Straneva

United States
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Tour: #49680, [1~4 paxs] Multi-Day Tour in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpor, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia    view tour
Date: May 23/19

Lawrence was an insightful guide who inspired our trip. He kept introducing new and different concepts to every portion of the itinerary . He personal stories of the "National Emergency" and the economic development to the region allowed us to have a better understanding of the culture. I would recommend him without reservation.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Mike, hope you have arrived Jakarta safely. I really enjoyed our 4 days’ tour together at Kuala Lumpur > Cameron Highlands > Bukit Merah Orang Utan Island > Penang. See you again for “Itinerary B”.

Debra Scott

United States
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Tour: #264807, [1~4 paxs] Orang Utan Island + Penang Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Apr 11/19

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Shoes: $75 Coat: $45 Shirt: $20 Thank You: PRICELESS.

Amal Pollack

United States
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Tour: #209685, [1~4 paxs luxury] Kuala Lumpur + Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Apr 10/19

Lawrence was an exceptional guide. He was highly knowledgeable and friendly. His language skills were excellent. He helped make it an enjoyable day!

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: A good tour review is surely the father of success.

Trevor Labrum

United States
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Tour: #49675, [1~4 paxs] Penang Culture + Heritage Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Apr 2/19

Great tour! Lawrence was knowledgeable and funny. A pleasure to tour with. He made sure we had a great time! Would be happy to tour with him again! Highly recommended.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: The tour was full of great conversations. I am glad we have two things in common: 1. Dreaming of old school days is a nightmare 2. One wife (officially).

Keith Lee

Canada
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Tour: #292981, [5~12 paxs] Half Day Penang Heritage Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Mar 14/19

Lawrence is a wonderful guide who really took care of our group of five including our moms in their 80s. And great recommendations re food and shopping.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you for understanding that I’m way too lazy to send an actual thank you card.

Jason Sandri

United States
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Tour: #292962, [1~4 paxs] Half Day Penang Heritage/Culture Tour, George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia    view tour
Date: Mar 2/19

Lawrence was very informative and professional. Tour was exactly what we asked to see. Only problems: the air conditioning in the vehicle was not working properly. Tour guide was borrowing the vehicle since his car was being repaired so this likely won't be an issue going forward. The last thing we went to see the Kek Lok Si Temple and felt that was a bit rushed. Did not get to tour the temple much but loved making our wishes on ribbons and feeding the turtles while we were there.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Yes, my car (Honda Civic) was sent for repair due to noisy axle bush. It was MENTIONED during the late-minute's booking. I cannot put my guests at risk. The borrowed car (Honda CRV) belongs to my brother in-law. The air-conditioner was actually OK. I was less familiar with the borrowed car's air-conditioner system. After the tour, I adjusted the fan speed and it was working fine. My apologies.