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Penang Hostels

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On Journey Inn (Georgetown)
$19 and up *
#24 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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House of Journey (Georgetown)
$11 and up *
#3 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "This was my first backpackers hostel experience and I couldn't have asked for a better place to have stayed! The nicest, kindest owners and the coolest atmosphere - captures some of the essence of pen..."
  • "I stayed for 5 nights in the 8 bed mixed dorm. I had an awesome time with the other travellers and the sweet couple that run the gesthouse. The place is very new and the owners are always open for adv..."
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Couzi-Couji (Georgetown) 2.0 of 5
$13 and up *
#1 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "This is absolutely one of coolest hostels I've seen in Asia. If you go here you can be shure to have a lot of fun. Alex and the staff will definitly take care of you. Go there and have fun! I was ther..."
  • "I got into Couzi-Couji just by chance and I have to say I've been very lucky:I had a very nice time in this hostel!It's clean,with a very fair price,with good and helpful people working in it.They off..."
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Queen's Hostel (Georgetown)
$28 and up *
#7 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "Friendly hostess, strategic location, clean room, comfy bed - all at a reasonable price. It is also relatively quiet, good for those who prefer not too much hurly-burly. Will definitely stay with Quee..."
  • "I stayed at the dorm room upstairs. It was very comfortable and you feel very safe as the upstairs dorm is secured with security lock. I would really recommend the dorm for female single traveler or i..."
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Super K Hostel (Georgetown)
$19 and up *
#5 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "We were supposed to stay in Penang for 1 night but ended up staying for 3 because we liked Super K hostel so much! David and Lloyd are so nice and treat you as friends rather than customers. The beds ..."
  • "After stumbling upon Super K accidentally, I couldn't have been more grateful for the find. David and Lloyd were two of the most helpful, friendly and inclusive Hostel owners I have come across since ..."
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Fastbook Hostel (Penang Island)
$21 and up *
#43 of 82 Specialty lodging in Penang Island
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  • "This hostel provides basic but very comfortable accommodation in the suburb of Ayer Itam, practically underneath Kek Lok Si. If you're planning to get to the night markets, make it your base. The host..."
  • "Stayed in this hostel for two nights. The hostel is situated in an area that is not very touristic and a 30 minute drive by bus from Georgetown. It is a nice and quiet location. The hostel is located ..."
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Flash.Back Homestay (Georgetown)
$26 and up *
#13 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "We stayed here for just one night. The receptionist was really friendly & the communal bathroom facilities were super clean. There's also DVD room downstairs with games too. Our private double room..."
  • "Quite room. Lovely and clean bathrooms. I felt so peaceful and especially thanks to cute host. She always smiled and be willing to help anything we asked for. I did remember she brought us 'earplug' w..."
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Lazyboys Travelodge (Batu Ferringhi)
$12 and up *
#1 of 12 Specialty lodging in Batu Ferringhi
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  • "Truly a fantastic place to stay. The owner and his family will go out of his way to make sure everything is perfect during your stay - and this attitude seems to be carry on throughout other guests ma..."
  • "I highly recommend everyone to visit this place, it's like getting a whole new family! You really feel like you're home, and you basically get everything you need. Also, the location is perfect, close..."
Syok at Chulia (Georgetown) 2.0 of 5
$17 and up *
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#2 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "My partner and I stayed in a private room at this hostel in April 2013. We were located on the second floor but found it to be very noisy at night as the hostel is located on the corner of a busy inte..."
  • "I love this hostel. Very easy to take free shuttle bus to go everywhere. Comfortable location. Cleanliness bed and blanket. Separate restroom for male and female. Safe with keycard hotel open 24 hrs. ..."
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75 Traveller's Lodge (Georgetown)
#16 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "A place easy to find close to the action, a owner well inform and very open to help. No frill on decoration but very clean a fare trade for backpacker..."
  • "The 75 Traveller's Lodge looks freshly refurbished and is extremly clean, including shared showers and toilets. Also the room was very quiet and spacious with sink inside (but shared bathroom). The ma..."
Tofu Cafe Beds & Bikes (Georgetown)
$19 and up *
#6 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "The best backpacker resort in South East Asia! Lucas and Joyce are the best and most interesting hosts ever. They treat you as a friend and not as a client. The place is an extraordinary decorated sho..."
  • "The hostel is very nice and Joyce&Lucas, the owners, are super friendly and helpful. If you stay 3 nights you get a bike for free. The breakfast is very small, I prefered to eat somewhere else, so man..."
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Red Inn Court (Georgetown) 2.0 of 5
$17 and up *
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#17 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "I stay in 6 bed dorm for only 1 night, but its really comfortable for me. Just rm30 pernight, its really valuable. Free tea and coffee whole day, its an advantages for me that wake up late. Travelers ..."
  • "We stayed in a really clean big double room with a really comfortable matress. Red Inn Court is very well located in the little India and you can visit all the historical city by walk from there. It i..."
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Roommates Penang (Georgetown)
$17 and up *
#9 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "Stayed here for 2 days with 6 other friends. At the time of my stay (Jan 2013), the 2nd floor restroom door needed some maintenance otherwise it's flawless for a dorm at such affordable rate. Gr..."
  • "I stumbled upon this guesthouse when it was recommended over to me by a guy i met at the restaurant. This place was new and didn't have any signboards put up. The place was really nice and cosy. ..."
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Red Inn Cabana (Georgetown) 2.0 of 5
$17 and up *
#26 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "Basic accommodation, hostel style. Some showers not working. Floor creaky and walls very thin. Shoes are not allowed in rooms. Morning breakfast enough only for a big family. Above average room r..."
  • "Booked online and taxi from the jetty was short and cheap. Place was nice and clean. Breakfast was a mix of fruit and toast, as well as noodles and vegetables but not much selection. Hotel is located ..."
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Reggae Penang Love Lane Hostel (Georgetown)
$16 and up *
#18 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "i stayed here with a friend in the 14-bed dorm room. was a really good stay. the room was better than we expected for a 14-bed dorm cause there was a lot of privacy as the beds are all separated with ..."
  • "Spent 4 nights in Reggae Penang Love Lane. I've stayed at the Reggae Mansion in KL and expected the same, but it wasnt. I guess its very hard to expect that in Penang. The hostel was overall pretty ..."
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MoonTree 47 (Georgetown)
$33 and up *
#19 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "We were there for 2 nights during Christmas and loved it. Dickie, the owner is nice and helpful (tho he doesn't a chatty type). The location is convenient, at the centre of the old quarter and close t..."
  • "Come on Skinnydog, it's not easy running a little guest house like Moontree. You can help by canceling your reservation so they can let the room to another person who might really needed it. And do yo..."
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Ryokan @ Muntri Street (Georgetown)
$17 and up *
#10 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "The staff there was awesome. They are very friendly =) The environment is good. The location there is very convenient. No transport needed, just walk around the street, you can find places to visit a..."
  • "i stayed two nights at ryokan in a private room and i liked it. the rooms are nice, clean and quiet, only thing is that they don't have a window. good value for money, good location and really nice fr..."
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Oriental Guest House (Georgetown)
#20 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "The food is just above average but the service is great. We've eaten there twice now and it is relatively cheap. The man who served us was very friendly and helpful. I'd go again if in George Town, it..."
  • "I normally had my morning coffee at the Oriental Guest House and without any doubt the services offered are no less than a 5-star hotel. An extremely clean environment and attended by a very polite, f..."
100 Cintra Street (Penang Island)
$17 and up *
#48 of 82 Specialty lodging in Penang Island
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  • "Don't think we met the owner but the lady and the guy who wore the KFC polo shirt were lovely and very helpful. Such a strange place to stay as it is a converted museum, but there's still loads of ran..."
  • "The guesthouse is situated on Cintra street in Georgetown, which is only a few minutes away from everything happening in the city center. It is an absolutely beautiful place for the backpacker to stay..."
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Old Penang Guesthouse (Georgetown)
$16 and up *
#14 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "Really happy that I stayed at this place. It's in a beautiful old Colonial buidling; with stone arches, patterned tiled floor, wooden shutters and stairs, ceiling fans. The front door is always open, ..."
  • "The Old Penang is a great choice if you're going to Georgetown. It's locared right in the heart of chinatown and a short distance from the citie's atractions. I stayed 5 days at the hotel, in a sin..."
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YMCA International Hostel Penang (Penang Island) 2.0 of 5
$30 and up *
#35 of 82 Specialty lodging in Penang Island
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  • "Do your homework and compare YMCA with other places that charge this amount instead of with hotels. We booked the deluxe twin rooms (90 rm a night) and were blown away. Good sturdy wooden furnitur..."
  • "YMCA is the one of the closest hotel to Island Hospital, where are the Doctor specialists be. You just walk & across the street of Macalister Road, You can find the hospital already. Very flexible pl..."
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The 80's Guesthouse (Georgetown)
$11 and up *
#4 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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  • "One of the best hostels i've been to. Conveniently located at the heart of Penang. The location has character. Clean bathrooms with free towels for guest to use. The staff especially. Phoebe was very ..."
  • "It is comfortable zone after the wall of frontdesk. Friendly staffs will be ready to assist your inquiries anytime. Also, ti is at good location where traveller can go to upper penang road and beach ..."
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#29 of 41 Specialty lodging in Georgetown
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Malibu Cafe (Penang Island)
#49 of 82 Specialty lodging in Penang Island
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