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Noob Hostel

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484 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I booked for 2 nights but stayed another. The hostel is totally cute and very clean and the owners are so nice and helpful. The location is perfect to explore Georgetown. It is within walking distance to several food markets and a shopping mall. Recommend without hesitation.

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Mirissa, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

I loved my stay at noob hostel. It's extremely clean, the rooms are spacious and the beds extremely comfy, with everything you need- individual plug, light and fan. The air con and WiFi work very well. The owner is lovely and helped me with maps, local buses and how to book my transfer to KL. The breakfast is great and... More 

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Petaling District, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Maps, bathrooms (hot water), bed pillow blanket, locker, female dorm, fan, air conditioner, wi-fi are provided. Strategic location - 5-10min walks to Komtar or Jetty. It's in between Jetty and Komtar. Very convenient for backpackers, Komtar and Jetty both are bus terminal where you can catch MPPP Rapid Penang CAT Free Shuttle Bus Service (CAT-Central Area Transit). They have a... More 

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Denpasar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I'm so glad I found Noob - it is funky, new, clean, and the owners are awesome! I arrived late from the ferry from Butterworth, and it was no problem. The guys are really friendly and gave me great advice about the area. The pod style beds are comfortable and spacious. The location is great, and the atmosphere really chilled... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The hostel is very cozy, friendly & with home atmosphere. Super clean, lots of snacks, breakfast is very tasty & most importantly a very friendly & caring stuff. The location is convenient & you can explore the town pretty easy. They also have bicycles for rent, for free:)

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George Town, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I've been here because the former hostel was TOFU and I just realized their changed the ownership already. Overall the service are better than before and the price are cheaper. There are some paint decorative mural in the hostel

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Tofu was a wonderful hostel, with unique concept! Loved the decorations and capsule rooms! The staff are friendly to give information on how to go to the landmarks in Georgetown. The breakfast was good, as they provided so many choices. Overall it was such a nice experience to stay here! The most memorable hostel during my trip!

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Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I would love to return to Penang and stay at quaint and homely Tofu again! But the owners are planning to close down very soon. Thank you Lucas and Joyce for making my stay the most memorable one in Malaysia! I loved the creative decor, inspiring art, thoughtful books, and modern design - all right in the heart of the... More 

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Nice, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This hostel is on a quiet street at a great, rather central location - 15 minutes walk to the Clan Jetties; 5-10 minutes walk to Lebuh Chulia (night market and street hawker area) & Little India, and 20 minutes walk to Komtar Bus Terminal (if you want to catch a bus e.g. #401 to Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal). The beds... More 

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Vang Vieng, Laos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Tofu was an absolute pleasure to stay at during our visit to beautiful Georgetown. Lucas and Joyce are such warm an friendly hosts, they genuinely love Penang and are great sources of information about what's on in Georgetown. The pods are very comfortable and quiet, the breakfast is delicious and it is easy to feel at home at tofu. Definitely... More 

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