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Great Shanghai Guesthouse

George Town

1.2 km from Wonderfood Museum, Great Shanghai Guesthouse is located in George Town and offers free WiFi and a ticket service. Featuring a terrace, this property is set a short distance from 1st Avenue Penang, Rainbow Skywalk at Komtar and Penang Times Square. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen, a shared lounge and organising tours for guests.

Popular points of interest near the hostel include Komtar, Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Prangin Mall. The nearest airport is Penang International Airport, 15 km from Great Shanghai Guesthouse. I recommend the hostel's walking tour of Georgetown's art and places when you arrive. A bargain at 10RM while getting to meet some of the other guests!

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9.2
Awesome
455 reviews

Island Hostel

Bayan Lepas

Set within 21 km of Penang Bridge and 2.4 km of Queensbay Mall, Island Hostel offers rooms with air conditioning and a shared bathroom in Bayan Lepas. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The hostel features family rooms. The room can view the city. This room they give it to me is match with my expectations

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9.1
Awesome
30 reviews

Drippin' Dragon Hostel

George Town

Drippin' Dragon Hostel in George Town provides adults-only accommodation with a bar, a shared lounge and a garden. Among the facilities at this property are a tour desk and ticket service, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The accommodation features evening entertainment and a shared kitchen. Great pool, super fast internet, comfortable shared area with big desks, friendly staff, free coffee, very clean, good location. Great all round.

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8.1
Very Good
638 reviews

Sim cityStay

George Town

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Sim cityStay is set in George Town, 700 metres from Penang Jetty.

The property features a front desk which operates from 09:00 to 23:00 daily.

Prangin Mall is 800 metres from Sim cityStay, while Pinang Peranakan Mansion is 800 metres from the property. Penang International Airport is 14 km away. nice nice and nice,. 🥰❤️💕

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8.3
Very Good
249 reviews

Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel

George Town

Situated in George Town and with Wonderfood Museum reachable within 1.1 km, Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel features express check-in and check-out, non-smoking rooms, a bar, free WiFi throughout the property and a shared lounge. Boasting a terrace, this property is set a short distance from 1st Avenue Penang, Rainbow Skywalk at Komtar and Pinang Peranakan Mansion. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk, a tour desk and ticket service for guests. It is my second time here. This hostel has everything that I expect in a Butique hostel. Clean towels, sheets and blanket. Free boiled water downstairs and free soap in the shower. The location is along an alley so I don't have to listen to road noises. There's a Masjid (with Friday prayers) within walking distance, temples and churches to fulfill spiritual needs. I'd come again for sure

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8.5
Very Good
247 reviews

The 80's Guesthouse

George Town

Located in charming George Town, The 80’s Guesthouse features free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk.

Offering shared bathroom and lounge facilities, rooms also come with air-conditioning.

The property comes with laundry facilities and luggage storage. The toilet and shower are good. I adore the hair and body wash! It is super good. Like in one go. Bedroom is good! Aircond is totally cold at night. Good security and concern given by the staff. The ambience and decoration were nice and calm. Please and please have a try. I believe u wont regret

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8.6
Excellent
612 reviews

Rope Walk Guest House

George Town

Each heritage-style room or dormitory room features air conditioning. The shared bathroom facilities come with toiletries and a hairdryer.

Guests have access to the common living and dining areas and kitchen. Staff can assist with luggage storage, use of lockers and other services such as fax/photocopying. Nice and helpful staff, great location and clean.

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8.6
Excellent
651 reviews

Lincoln's Backpackers

George Town

Featuring free bikes, shared lounge and views of city, Lincoln's Backpackers is set in George Town, 1.1 km from Wonderfood Museum. Located around 1.3 km from 1st Avenue Penang, the hostel with free WiFi is also 1.5 km away from Rainbow Skywalk at Komtar. The property is close to popular attractions like Prangin Mall, Penang Jetty and Fort Cornwallis. The staff were friendly! Place is nice and near to bar where u can enjoy yourself

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8.8
Excellent
22 reviews

Minima 8

George Town

Set in George Town, within 3.3 km of Rainbow Skywalk at Komtar and 4.2 km of 1st Avenue Penang, Minima 8 offers accommodation with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is situated 5 km from Wonderfood Museum, 5 km from Penang Times Square and 3.9 km from Komtar. Prangin Mall is 5 km from the hostel and Penang Turf Club is 5 km away. Check in, clean, reliable wifi

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8.6
Excellent
61 reviews

Wassup Youth Hostel

George Town

Strategically located in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town, Wassup Youth Hostel offers accommodations in Penang. It features an outdoor swimming pool and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Big room with affordable price

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7.6
Good
2,215 reviews

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