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George Town Backpacker Hostels

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#8 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
3 travelers mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "The place is ideally located just off the main backpacker street where the minivans from Hat Yai stop. The staff are incredibly friendly and always willing to offer sightseeing..."
  • "This hostel is very clean and has everything a backpacker needs. Ask them for a restaurant recommendation, we did 4 times and every time the food was amazing. Backpackers were also..."
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#2 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
4 travelers mentioned "backpacker hostel" when describing this hotel.
  • "I tried backpacker hostel in Taipei. This is my first try in Penang. The stuffs are friendly, environment is comfortable, toilet are clean. Location is very strategic, with 5..."
  • "Ryokan was the best hostel I have stayed during my Malaysian trip. The hostel is located in the heart of Penang. You can reach all sights easily by foot. The location on a side street in the world her..."
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#6 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
2 travelers mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "Fantastic location right on 'backpacker street' but away from all the hustle and bustle. Beds were comfortable, the shared showers and bathrooms always sparkling clean, and plenty..."
  • "This is what your looking for, if your a backpacker or just someone passing through for a day or two looking for a clean, comfortable, unique place to lay your head as you plan to..."
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#1 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
3 travelers mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you are a backpacker and looking for some nice accommodation in penang, georgetown, go to Tipsy Tiger. It´s just one of these places where you feel comfortable and relaxed and..."
  • "Absolutely amazing place for a backpacker. Party every night at you meet a lot of people! 35 MYR for all-you-can-drink as well as 2 free drinks for everyone staying at the hostel..."
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#3 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
2 travelers mentioned "backpacker hostel" and "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "After spending hours, visiting most of the backpacker hostel around chulia and muntri street, I finally decided to come to the SYOK.... I can guarantee you it is the BEST.. It..."
  • "This place is so much different than what I expected when my friends told me it's a backpacker's hostel. I paid RM140 for 3 nights including a bicycle rental for 24 hours. Try this..."
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#17 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
2 travelers mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "The outdoor music from the Reggae Mansion backpacker's lodge three doors down can be heard in the early evening (which could be good or bad depending on your taste in music) but I..."
  • "of the old quarter in Georgetown. Not much more to say really,we liked the place and would stay again,it has a good backpacker vibe to it...."
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#20 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
2 travelers mentioned "backpacker" and "backpacker hotels" when describing this hotel.
  • "It definitely didn't have the drunken gap year backpacker crash pad vibe, which was a plus for us. We stayed in a dorm room and it was quiet, comfortable, and clean. There were..."
  • "Decent location in lively little India, but the hotel lacks the atmosphere of other budget/backpacker hotels. Rooms are tiny, though the furniture maximizes the space. The..."
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#7 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
2 travelers mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "I found 80's guesthouse very relaxing place to stay:) As a typical backpacker I was looking for bit cheaper place when I arrived late at the night to Georgetown. 35RM for dormbed..."
  • "This hostel is the dream of every backpacker! Based in a 100-year old shophouse, this hostel is a really amazing place to stay. The decoration and facilities are excellent: they..."
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#18 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
2 travelers mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "The place has everything a backpacker wants. A bar, a pool, a dorm with a private sleeping part with an own plug and light,locker, hot shower and a balcony where you can relax if..."
  • "Nice owner and clean room in the backpacker district. Good reggae music all day long and terrace to chill. Plenty of bathroom available. They also can arrange visa for you. A..."
#24 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
2 travelers mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "The hostel is located on the main backpacker street in George Town. Nice area with a lot of opportunities to go somewhere to eat. The bed was compfi, of course the mattresses were..."
  • "Location is perfect for the backpacker being so central and with popular bars and hawker stalls on your door step. Live music in bar next door also a highlight and organised by..."
#26 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
One traveler mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "you met old friend here. Hostel located at center of George Town, easy access to any tourist spot. Recomand this hostel to all backpacker...."
  • "Already 3rd time I come here in the past 6 months, and don't consider to go anywhere else! All the dorms are very clean, the staff is super friendly and helpful, they have many services as laundry, Wi..."
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#10 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
One traveler mentioned "backpacker hostel" when describing this hotel.
  • "A great affordable way to experience Georgetown without having to do the backpacker hostel stay. Kent gave great advice for things to do in the area as well. ..."
  • "the interior space simple and you will feel the simplicity of the past, the style i think related to chines as the shophouse have a floor tiles related to straits chines time. the coffee realy nice i ..."
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#12 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
One traveler mentioned "backpacker places" when describing this hotel.
  • "This has got to be one of the best Backpacker places in Penang. The beds are really comfy with your own socket and light, with curtains, so not to disturb other sleepers. The..."
  • "This boutique hotel sits in the heart of Georgetown, Penang. Brought my sister and her family to Penang for a visit.. And they loved the place. We stayed at the Kings and Queens suite costs RM220 via ..."
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#66 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
One traveler mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "A very very wide mix of people. Wouldn't rave about this place and if your a backpacker looking for a bit of atmosphere, I would recommend you go else where as there are plenty of..."
  • "We booked the hotel last minute. We are just three ladies shared the room At first we couldn't find this hotel because the sign of the hotel we could not see clearly, we managed to find the hotel aft..."
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#14 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
One traveler mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "As a couple keen to avoid backpacker haunts we tended to avoid hostels during our 4 months travelling round southeast Asia, but struggled a bit to find decent budget hotels in..."
  • "The rooms were the reason we wanted to stay here and they lived up to expectation. Each bed is surrounded by a curtain for privacy and they were spacious with a locker box for smaller items next to th..."
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#27 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
One traveler mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "cozy yet comfy hostel in town. friendly staff and cool ambiance also nice to family or backpacker. located in heart of capitol city of penang. excellent cleanliness and affordable..."
  • "Really liked Tido hostel. Bathrooms were clean and new with consistent hot water. Private room had a great view of Penang and was quite spacious. Free breakfast was ok and wifi was pretty poor. It doe..."
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#63 of 99 Specialty lodging in George Town
One traveler mentioned "backpacker" when describing this hotel.
  • "It is an absolutely beautiful place for the backpacker to stay. It is a 130 years old building, which also serves as museum sometimes. The only staff-member, Jeremy, is a great guy..."
  • "Stayed a couple of nights in this beautiful old building. It was really relaxed and friendly atmosphere. It has a very good location close to chinese and indian districts as well as all the good food ..."
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