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Clockwise Hostel

75 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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Cebu Island, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovelane and Stewart street and the surrounding area is dotted with hostels. Clockwise hostel is average. The only thing I like is the chic vibe of the cafe and the friendly western girls working there, eventhough, there's something about if the servers or staff are westerners that guests would hesitate to ask or make a fuss instead and solve any... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Unbelievably slow service. Below average food. Flavorless smoothies. You should find somewhere else to go, i wouldn't go back. There are so many places to eat in this city. Don't settle for this one. We only went here for food so can't comment on the hostel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

There's so much to like about this hostel - friendly and helpful staff, clean bathrooms, delicious free breakfast and a terrace for relaxing. The only real downside is that the air-conditioning doesn't work very well in the double rooms (and it's very noisy) so the room is always too hot. Perhaps this wouldn't be so much of a problem in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The location couldnt be better right in a historic neighborhood with lots to see. Free breakfast which honestly is very small but always tasty. The staff is also very friendly and responsive, fast to answer any question or help you out however possible. Nice little cafe downstairs with good music and a very mellow atmosphere. Also the building itself is... More 

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Ko Phangan, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Was here 6 month ago and really liked it, so this time decided to stay at Clockwise place again. It's still one of the nicest hostels I've ever been to. Friendly and helpful staff, good atmosphere, extremely clean rooms, basic but very nice breakfast made our stay in Georgetown very comfortable! Surely recommend!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

A charming and aesthetically pleasing hostel in the heart of Georgetown. The staff were friendly and informative. We stayed two nights in a twin room. The beds were incredibly uncomfortable and the rooms were basic but we couldn't expect more for what we paid. The showers were lukewarm but the facilities were clean. Below is a cafe, where each morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The location was great, in the middle of the historical town, the people working there were very nice and helpful, it was clean and the internet conection was excellent, the breakfast is delicious, i'll be back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

One of my better hostels. Nice and helpful staff. Very cozy and familial cafe downstairs with a good menu with many choises. I'll recommend the mangoshake, I've consumed countless of them. Also very good spot, close to "main streets" with the best food in whole Penang. Good dorms with comfortable beds. Fast wifi fresh toilets. An easy choise when I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Free breakfast, cozy cafe downstairs, people from all over the world. Book and look. You will enjoy. I liked coffee and sweets made there very much. Staff is friendly, place is just in the city centre, Unesco heritage zone.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I stay there for couple of nights and i want to say that is wonderful place. Great location,nice design, free breakfast and very helpful staff! If i will be in Penang one more time i definitely stay there.

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