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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.

It is 200 yards to Glass Museum Penang and 800 yards to the Penang Heritage Gallery. Wonderfood Museum and Clan Jetties of Penang are within 1.2 miles from Wassup Youth Hostel, while Fort Cornwallis is 1.9 miles away. Penang International Airport is 10.6 miles from the property.

Each bed in the dormitories comes with a power point, reading light and large locker. A shared bathroom and shared toilet is available. Linen is provided. Private guestrooms have carpeted flooring, a flat-screen TV, clothes rack, personal safe and an electric kettle. Private bathroom comes with a shower, towels and hairdryer.

Other facilities include a shared kitchen, TV lounge, a games area with pool table and free usage of computers. Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for tour arrangements, ticketing services and luggage storage.

This is our guests' favourite part of George Town, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.1 for a two-person trip.

Wassup Youth Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 13 Nov 2014.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in George Town, this property has an excellent location score of 8.2

Parking available on-site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 1
Single Room
  • 1 single bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Double Room with Balcony
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Superior Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 4
Quadruple Room
  • 2 double beds
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Triple Room with Balcony
  • 1 single bed and
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 4
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  • The staff speak English
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Rainbow Skywalk at Komtar
    0.1 miles
  • Komtar
    0.1 miles
  • Prangin Mall
    0.2 miles
  • 1st Avenue Penang
    0.2 miles
  • Penang Times Square
    0.4 miles
  • Khoo Kongsi
    0.6 miles
  • Wonderfood Museum
    0.8 miles
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
    0.8 miles
  • Penang Jetty
    1 miles
  • Fort Cornwallis
    1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Keat Seng Restaurant
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Teow Chew Chen Dui
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Gurney Plaza
    2 miles
  • Gurney Drive
    2.2 miles
  • Straits Quay
    3.2 miles
  • Penang Hill
    3.7 miles
  • Kek Lok Si Temple
    4 miles
  • Penang Bridge
    4.5 miles
  • Sunway Carnival Mall
    4.9 miles
Natural beauty
  • Mountain Penang Hill
    6.8 miles
Closest airports
  • Penang International Airport
    9 miles
  • Sultan Abdul Halim Airport
    54 miles
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Facilities of Wassup Youth Hostel
Outdoors
  • Sun terrace
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live music/performance Additional charge
  • Karaoke Additional charge
  • Billiards
  • Games room
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed) and costs MYR 4 per day.
  • Secured parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Minimarket on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
Wellness
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Chinese
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House rules Wassup Youth Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

15:00 - 00:00

Check-out

09:00 - 12:00

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of MYR 50 is required on arrival. That's about 9.05GBP. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

7+ years
Extra bed upon request
MYR 50 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Wassup Youth Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that a Penang Heritage Tax applies and is not included in the rates. Rates are MYR 2 per room per night, MYR 0.50 per person per night (dormitory). This is to be paid upon check in

For bookings of 5 rooms or more, please note that a prepayment deposit of 50% of the total charges is required upon arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

Please inform Wassup Youth Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

A damage deposit of MYR 50 is required on arrival. That's about 9.05GBP. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Wassup Youth Hostel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Wassup Youth Hostel by:

    • Bus 40min

  • Wassup Youth Hostel is 100 yards from the centre of George Town.

  • The prices at Wassup Youth Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Wassup Youth Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Billiards
    • Games room
    • Karaoke
    • Live music/performance

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Wassup Youth Hostel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Secured parking

  • Check-in at Wassup Youth Hostel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.