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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is located at about 10mins walk from the busy road - the chulia street and also about 10mins walk to the shopping mall. If you prefer a quite place to stay in Penang, while enjoying yourself like you are at home, this place is recommended for you. I chose the ladies pod and it's comfortable enough. However, they... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

I like the arty side of the hostel. Great Wall paintings. The pods are nice as well. But that's about it. Bathrooms are dirty. So much hair in the drain that it cannot be from one or two days especially because the hostel wasn't fully booked. They don't provide towels or shower gel and the blanket is very thin and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

i stayed in this hostel from 5-7 May 2016. This hostel in the beach st, where very quite in the night. The staff is friendly too, clean toilet, near to armenian st and KOMTAR. Im enjoy to stay here n would like to stay here again later:D

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Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Quiet place to stay in George Town. I love the place but when I was there most of the stores and restaurants are closed and I have to go a bit far to get food which is kinda creeps to walk out alone at night cause it's like you're in a zombies movie scene lol a few blocks from the... More 

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Portsmouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights and liked the double bed pods that they had. Man on reception was nice and gave us some good tips. Breakfast was also good and the free water was a bonus. The downsides for me are the bathrooms, it didn't look like they were cleaned at all when we was there which put... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

It has a kitchen which is nice if you want to cook. It is in my opinion dated, a little out the way and not especially well managed. They leave the side door unlocked 24 hours a day which is not a good idea. The roads around it are not well lit up. I do not think I would return... More 

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Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

This place was cosy quiet homely and staff were friendly. I'm used to hostel living so I slept well ate well (waffles!) And enjoyed my bath. But those who need proper bathrooms and beds might be better off elsewhere. The rooms are very quiet, mattress is rather thin (but it was fine for me... just that if u need thick... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

stay here for 3 days and 2 night. very fun places, simple and nice decor, and have basic kitchen needs. went here with 2 friends, ended up checkin out with another 2 new friends from Korea and China. =) easily make friends and the hotel location is strategically good. the jetty, restaurants, and street art are in walking distance. the... More 

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Kah Loon N, Manager at Noob Hostel, responded to this review

thanks syuhada,hope you really enjoy the trip:) and thanks for the review. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

You have to go here. Great little vibe in the centre of some beautiful back alley heritage sites. Fung the guy at reception is a great help. Value for money is incredible. If I had to request one thing it would be less transparent cubicle covers. Apart from that I would 100 come back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

The bed was very nice and cool for us who like to "lepak lepak"👍..the staff very polite and friendly..the staff will cook breakfast for you wafle!you can save money for breakfast cause they were provide you breakfast.the price was so nice for me..it make me smile and honestly if go to penang again noob hostel will be my place to... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Noob Hostel located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown, Penang. Nearby attractions include Little India, Street Mural Wall Art, the Clan Jetties and Khoo Kongsi, only 3-10 minute walk from KOMTAR, Ferry and Weld Quay Bus Terminal and yet, we are at quiet location compare with other. Check In Time: 2.00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Check Out Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. No Child/Infant ... more   less 

Additional Information about Noob Hostel

Address: 484 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $13 - $25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Noob Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 2
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