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Medan Ria Apartment, George Town

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6-storey block, Medan Ria Apartment6-storey block, Medan Ria Apartment (25 May, 2013)

Real Estate Review: Medan Ria Apartment, George Town, Penang

Medan Ria is a medium-cost apartment complex in George Town, Penang. It is located at 27 & 29 Jalan Samak. There are two blocks here, the 6-storey and the 9-storey block. Medan Ria was built on freehold tenure and has a total of 158 apartment units. Each unit has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and a built-up area of 700 square feet. They presently (June 2013) fetch around RM250,000 each.


Facilities include 24-hour security, communal parking, limited sheltered parking and general maintenance.

10-storey block, Medan Ria Apartment10-storey block, Medan Ria Apartment (25 May, 2013)


The nearest market from Medan Samak is the Kuantan Road Market. The nearest petrol station is the Esso (Petron) along Dato Kramat Road. Convent Dato Kramat is the nearest school. The nearest hospitals are Penang General Hospital and Loh Guan Lye Specialist Centre. The nearest shopping mall is Penang Times Square.


Medan Ria Apartment is only 1.3 km from Magazine Circus, making it of convenient distance from the city centre.


Traffic along Dato Kramat Road is usually heavy for much of the day, with a lull in the afternoon, when traffic declines, only to pick up approaching rush hour.

Public Transport

The nearest bus stop on Dato Kramat Road is served by Rapid Penang bus 11, 102, 201, 202, 203, 204, 304 and 502.

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