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    Roommates Penang

    17 B Lorong Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
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    30/07/2017 31/07/2017
    US$15
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    Overview
    • Excellent65%
    • Very good23%
    • Average8%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Breakfast included
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    Free Parking
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    264 reviews
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    The 80's Guesthouse
    220 reviews
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    SIOK Hostel, Penang
    293 reviews
    #4 of 113 Speciality lodging in George Town
     
    House of Journey
    193 reviews
    #7 of 113 Speciality lodging in George Town
     
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    1 - 5 of 155 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    The hostel is cosy, in an old house but well cared for. Location is quiet but close to bars, cafés and markets. Beds are nice, everyone has her own lights and electricity. The only thing that irritated me was the weird smell - got used...More

    Thank Melanie H
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Such a cute hostel with the friendliest staff! Their English wasn't great but they made sure we had everything we needed and the rooms were spacious and most importantly had air con! Roommates is cheaper than the Tipsy Tiger (where you can still go to...More

    Thank rachel c
    Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

    It's a nice, clean and cheap hostel. Beds are comfortable​ and have curtains, electricity jack and a lamp. The breakfast consist of 2 toasts and 2 boiled eggs that you make yourself, plus free tea/coffee. Wifi is really good in the whole building and there's...More

    Thank aaifos
    Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

    Guy at the desk was rude and didn't even acknowledge we were there after 5 minutes of waiting, asked to book a room as it showed availability on line and when we asked the guy asked how long we're staying for, we said one night,...More

    Thank Sylv R
    Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

    My friend and I spent 5 night here in George Town and really enjoyed it ! The beds are really comfortable, with curtains to isolate yourself when you want to sleep. The rooms and the bathrooms were very clean. The staff was very nice and...More

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    Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel
    264 reviews
    #2 of 113 Speciality lodging in George Town
     
    The 80's Guesthouse
    220 reviews
    #6 of 113 Speciality lodging in George Town
     
    SIOK Hostel, Penang
    293 reviews
    #4 of 113 Speciality lodging in George Town
     
    House of Journey
    193 reviews
    #7 of 113 Speciality lodging in George Town
     
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    • Breakfast included
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$14 - US$92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 2
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    • George Town
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    "stay in low bed that is not close to the main door"
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    "I think that any bed is excellent, no rooms just dorms."
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