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SIOK Hostel, Penang

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, tidy, comfy beds and everything worked. The wifi was a bit hit and miss but not terrible and if you go to the lobby the signal is great so not a problem. Nice little terrace area. Close to attractions but not so close it's noisy at night. Staff (Che) were helpful and sorted tickets for the ferry for the... More 

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siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, Penang, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your fantastic review of your recent stay here at our hostel. We delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay, and found our location and facilities useful and convenient for your needs. Our small terraces in the roof top is the hallmark of our warm welcome to all our beloved guest. Our team... More 

Koh Tao, Thailand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is well designed and super clean. The beds are super comfortable and never had issues with rowdy or loud guests. I have an awesome nights sleep every time I'm here (every 3 months). Breakfast is included but since i've been sleeping in every time I can't say anything about it, but I'm sure it will be great as... More 

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Thank Carmen S
siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, Penang, responded to this review

Dear Miss Carmen, Thank you so much for your recent stay here at Siok. We sincerely appreciate of your nice feedback.. We hope to welcome you soon again! With many thanks, CHE & ALL SIOK TEAM More 

Wales
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69 reviews
54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I spent three nights at Siok hostel in Penang with two friends in an 8 bed mixed dorm. The room was on the first floor and was large and air conditioned and clean. The beds were comfortable and each bed had two plug sockets. There were enough large lockers for everyone which would hold a big backpack. There was a... More 

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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I actually stayed here three years ago with my sister. I loved the place. We stayed in a private room. They had a common room which was pretty cool. They offered free breakfast. The staff were very accommodating and friendly. They were also very helpful and answered all our queries regarding bike rentals, etc. PS. I left my cactus (which... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Stayed in a mixed dorm for 1 night. Located in the heart of Georgetown, this hostel is very accessible with public buses available along the main road outside and is a short walk away from the "party zone" (Love Lane), with numerous local food stalls lining both sides of the road. Hostel is huge, with numerous spacious dorms, bathroom area... More 

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Thank Jai-Rak
siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, Penang, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hostel. We really appreciate your comments regarding our services and our facilities. On behalf of our team, we certainly empathise regarding your suggestion for more improvement of our hostel,and services. We continually try to do our very best for all of our guests more comportable.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Good value and facilities - was a really nice place and best hostel I've stayed at - comfy beds and clean bathrooms etc. Che at reception was fantastic with helping us with things to do, where to rent motorbikes and booking our travel etc. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank Haroon K
siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, Penang, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at our hostel. We really appreciate your comments regarding our services. and our facilities. We hope to have you back in the near future. Wish you all the best. With many thanks, CHE & ALL SIOK TEAM More 

Montfoort, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. The rooms are very modern and very clean. I stayed in a dorm for girls only, it had 8 beds. For every person there is a locker available, which is big enough for a huge backpack to be stalled in. The showers and toilets are also very clean and the whole place is just really... More 

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Thank Nikki V
siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, Penang, responded to this review

Dear Miss Nikki, Thank you very much for giving us a nice feedback and for recommending our hostel and services to other travelers.We are looking forward to seeing you again soon. Best Wishes, CHE & ALL SIOK TEAM More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Been here many times and the last time was around september 2015, man.. still the best place for alone trip or groups..a hot coffee in the morning after resting frm a long travel, gonna come again someday~

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1 Thank Azri A
siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, Penang, responded to this review

Dear Sir Azri, Thank you for your review and for your recent stay with us,really appreciated for being one of our regular guest.We are very pleased to hear that our services made your stay pleasant.We are always looking forward for your coming back in our hostel soon. With many thanks, CHE & ALL SIOK TEAM More 

Manila
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20 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I had an exceptional stay at this hostel and I certainly won't mind staying here again when I go back to Penang. I like how spacious the rooms are. It's just a well-designed and well-maintained hostel! My experience was made even better because of the kindness of Ms. Bernie, the lovely receptionist I got to chat with during my short... More 

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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I stayed for a night here and regret that I couldn't stay longer because I was planning to go to Batu Ferringhi and booked a hostel there. Why this place is exceptional? It's cheap but the services are excellent for worth amount of money. Staffs are friendly and helpful. Bed sheet, blanket, and towel are clean. At least I guarantee... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SIOK HOSTEL has a capacity of 64 persons including separate dorm for females. Rates are inclusive of tax and breakfast, free wifi. They are air-conditioned, come with personal secured lockers,personal sockets and personal reading lights, super single size bunk beds with spring mattresses and bathrooms with rain head hot showers and all bathroom amenities. SIOK HOSTEL provides a Lounge area where guests can enjoy complimentary coffee/tea all day, watch TV, enjoy the collection of DVD's, magazines, dart board, foosball table, board games, free WiFi. Located at the heart of the city Georgetown, UNESCO heritage area, 458 Chulia Street, 10200 Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. SIOK HOSTEL is located at the junction of Leith street and Chulia Street. There are a number of restaurants nearby. Right on Penang street, which is just across SIOK HOSTEL, there are many shops selling cloths, souvenirs. trishaws, taxis and busses are easy available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about SIOK Hostel, Penang

Address: 458 Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia (Formerly Syok at Chulia)
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $18 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — SIOK Hostel, Penang 2*
Number of rooms: 66
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