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Roommates Penang

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17 B Lorong Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Taipei, Taiwan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Quiet and clean guest house. Staffs are great and helpful! I'm very happy to live here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Roommates is a great place!we arrived early in the morning and could take a shower before we could check in.The shower is hot and clean.The beds are clean and you have your own little place because of the curtains!We could have breakfast early at 6 am before we went to the Airport!the staff is friendly and helpfull!i had a really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Stayed here for 4 days. The first you meet is a friendly staff with open arms. They will help you with what ever there is. Beds are wide and comfy, with curtains around the beds, so it is kinda private for being a doorm. My girlfriend got a kidney infection while we stayed there, and they helped us with everything.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

It is located at the city centre with excellent location. The staffs are friendly and kind. He helped us a lot in giving us some useful advices on our trip. Besides, the rooms are clean and the aircons are well-functioned. However, the wifi is less stable.

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Munich, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

All in all the hostel is a good place to stay for one or two nights. It is clean and is located in the middle of the city with all sites very close by. However, I did not really like my tiny 4 bed dorm room. The room literally only fits 4 beds and not much else and didn't even... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I was greeted with a smile on arrival and that set the precedence for my stay at Roommates. After travelling to India for 2 weeks, it was such a refuge. Quiet, clean and the staff were incredibly helpful by suggesting possible places to visit, etc. I met some incredible people and would go back again. The mattress and the pillow... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Room was small but clean and the wifi was sufficient in the rooms. The thing that really elevated the roommates hostel for myself was the friendliness and helpfulness off the staff. They all spoke brilliant English and helped is plan our day trips around George Town. Lovely place.

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Bromma, Sweden
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37 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

1st, not only the guy at the roommates 1 greeted us with not very-friendly manner but the hostel also messed up with the booking of my friends that ended up most of them have to stay in different hostel on different street/lane from me and another one friend. 2nd, it was not stated when I booked the room that beside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Actually We found this guest house accidentally while we're on the way to figuring another guest house .when we first walked into the building ~we fall in love with it till now still unforgettable since we r now already in another guest house in KL . Cheap price ,cool environment ,convenient spot ( take bus or food or even walk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A short walk from the bus stop brought us to Roommates where we felt welcome as soon as we checked in. The dorm is one of the best we have stayed in 9 months of travelling - solid comfortable bunks with a light and power socket, plus curtains and privacy fabric at top and bottom of bed - though some... More 

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