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Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the 4-person dorm room for 33R/night. (They also have 12-person rooms). The dorms beds are really nice - each has its own curtain for complete privacy, light and outlet. Air-con and wifi works well. Shares bathrooms are clean. Really good location, perfect for exploring Georgetown. To get here, take the 101 bus to the 7/11 stop on Chulia...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Nothing was enjoyable here apart from walking out! After moving rooms due to my original dorm have rats (which the managers were well aware of as guests bro food into the rooms attracting them) I moved across the hall - bring prewar need about which dorm to go into as there are rats and/or bed bugs in certain dorms. I...

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2Thank isc200
Reviewed 18 June 2015

I sort of kept this hostel as my last resort because from other reviews mentioned that they don't take in locals. However, as other hostels I've checked were fully booked, this was the last place I went ^_^;; As I thought, the lady mentioned about the no-locals policy, but I think because there were still plenty of vacancy she waived...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

The owner (not sure if he's the owner but he's always there) is a bit of a character. Overly "friendly" with girls and constantly mumbling under his breath. However, he is helpful in his own way and the dorms are so lovely, with air-conditioning and your own little box to sleep in that I would definitely recommend it.

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2Thank Alice G
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

I stay here for 3 night in Mixed dorm (4bed/room), shared bathroom, only 35 RM/night include breakfast. It's easy walk to street art and street food in Georgetown. Many bus to everywhere in Penang. 10 minutes walks to Komta. Lovely one hostel.

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Thank pam p
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 31 May 2015

The place is pretty good for the price you pay. Everything is clean, it has free wifi, very basic breakfast (toast and boiled egg and a little extra). The location is good as its pretty close to a lot of touristy stuff. My main issue with it is that the place discriminates. On the website (picture attached) it clearly discriminates...

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1Thank Soong_Kit_Wong
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Really nice hostel! Good service, clean, plenty of other backpackers and affordable. Plenty of bars in the area and of cours lovely food. They can help you rent a scooter, taxi etc. Beds are very comfortable, we had a great weekend here!

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Thank Laurens v
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

The hostel appeared very clean, good atmosphere, good manager (Charlie) but I came away with over a hundred bedbugs all over my body from a night in a bottom pod - I would recommend taking the top!!! The bedbugs problem had clearly been around for a while as on inspection at 3am after scratching myself half to death my pod...

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5Thank Annna12
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Slightly more expensive than other hostels on Love Lane, but worth it. The hostel ended up a little quieter than I expected, but was certainly not dead, and is well positioned for both restaurants/night markets and transport around Penang. Charlie, the hostel manager (I think!) was an absolute character, and really made us all feel at home. As other reviews...

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Thank AndyH2810
Wrexham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2015

great for solo travellers, I found it very sociable and a good place to meet people. The dorms were probably expensive compared to others on the street, if not double the price but I didn't mind as being a solo traveller it was the place to be. Also the privacy of a curtain is great.

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Additional Information about Reggae Penang Love Lane Hostel

Address: 57 Lorong Love, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $20 - $31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 28
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“Small dorm might have better internet access. Wifi did not reach to big dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles Quinnandherbackpack, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I think only dorm pods are available”
 of 5 bubbles cmnew2000, 23 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Secure your important belongings in the lockers provided or keep them with you. Hotel guests and staff can access your room anytime.”
 of 5 bubbles Jai-Rak, 18 Nov 2015 | Read review
“I chose for the biggest dorm available, was great.”
 of 5 bubbles Babetdehoon, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The top bunks are a bit of hassle when moving up and down. There's not much space in the room for your bags. Therefore, you'll probably have to keep your bags on your bed bunk. If you have a heavy bag and are in the unfortunate position of getting a top bunk, you might have difficulty getting it onto your bed. The rooms above the reception are have strong wifi but you'll have to deal with noise coming from the street.”
 of 5 bubbles Florishing, 24 Aug 2014 | Read review
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