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Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel

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05/07/2017 05/08/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a great stay here. I was in a 4-bed mixed dorm and thankfully had good roommates. The hostel is close to the action, but doesn't have noise. Not at all a party hostel, be warned. The breakfast was really good - toast, sausages, roti chanai, curry and eggs. It\s right in the middle of Georgetown and close to...

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Philippines
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place was clean and the rooms were well managed. You get to have your own light and charging stations with three hubs and 1 usb so you won't need to stand or leave the bed and disturb other guests. I think the problem was that the body wash dispenser was not replenished for two days but there was shampoo in...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all this hostel had about 20-25 children staying here running around and screaming at all hours of the day. The "chillax zone" where you are clearly supposed to "chillax" was anything but.. as this is where the childrens' rooms were where they would just be running around in the hall or banging and yelling in the rooms. I...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I stayed at the Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel for two nights and had an overall pleasant stay. There is ample common areas to hang out and relax and in general the rooms and bathrooms were always clean. They had a fairly large selection for breakfast both mornings with a slightly different menu each day. The best part...

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Annecy, Rhône-Alpes, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People are kind and serviable.:) even if the bathroom are shared it s clean. The building is a old house, but it s charming and you have the climatisation in the room if you want ..otherwise you can rent a bike to go around the town

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, it's very nice to chose this hostel. People who love backpacking, this is Paradise for them. So much options for rooms. I chose ensuite allatch bath. They have a cafeteria n sitting place. Very near for everything in Georgetown. Well Recommend.

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Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a night at Ryokan with a few friends and was quite pleased to find it much nicer than many of the hostels I've stayed at previously. The rooms and bathrooms were clean. The showers were hot, and the AC cold. The free breakfast in the morning was delicious, and had a wider spread than other hostels in the...

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Li, Thailand
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Can't recommend this place enough. Whether you are new to hostel stays or a veteran of the backpacking scene, you should check this place out. The price may not be as dirt cheap as some others in the area but the place is clean and quiet, does a good breakfast, has a friendly staff (say hi to Sean for me!),...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

This hostel is in the heart of Penang. Near a lot of local shops, street food, coffee shops, bars and attractions. It's at an affordable price and they have a free buffet style breakfast every morning that's amazing! Clean and comfy rooms. Not the best place to meet people, but great for recharging and seeing Penang!

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Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice stay here. The stuff were awesome and we could store our luggage there for 3 days while we slept at the monkey beach in the national park. The beds are comfortable and the showers are clean. They have also a awesome breakfast.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of UNESCO Heritage Zone of GeorgeTown, Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel is the preferred choice of travellers into Penang. Perfectly nestled in the quiet street of Lebuh Muntri (Street) and walking distance to Love Lane and Chulia Street where all the bars and street foods are. Little India and China Town is only a stone's throw away, so are Peranakan Museum and Komtar (tallest building) Ryokan Muntri has a total of 58 dorm beds and 4 private rooms and we usually play host to big group of young adults. Front desk is manned 7am - 11pm and we can arrange for out of hours check in. We have a mixture of 6 or 4 beds dormitory rooms, ideal for small groups of travellers. Bikes are available for hire and GeorgeTown is a cycling-friendly city. Free Wifi throughout the property and Ryokan Muntri also features a games area. Guests can enjoy our 24-hour Free Cookies at the bar counter, and water dispenser. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel

Address: 62 Lebuh Muntri, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $16 - $63 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Go for the dorm rooms with lesser beds.”
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“Take the loft if you want complete silence.”
  • you can hear people talking at the lobby from your room
she90210, 1 week ago | Read review
“Really any of them. I heard no complaints from other travellers.”
traveladdict2001, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“excellent breakfast for a hostel”
IcusRahardjo, Feb 27, 2017 | Read review
“Go for it.”
Danimoug, Dec 6, 2016 | Read review
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