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    Roommates Penang

    17 B Lorong Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
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          • Excellent63%
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          • Average8%
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          • Terrible1%
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          Reviewed 26 August 2014

          I had a great experience there :) Bed and bathroom are clean and the curtain for bed is a plus point for those who prefer more privacy:) Location is great too as it is located next to Lebuh Chulia (where you can get food nearly...More

          Thank Jean0916
          Reviewed 21 August 2014

          The sleeping accommodations are amazing here. The curtain grants privacy in addition to blocking out light. There are shelves and plugs by each bed too. The owner thoroughly cleans each bed and is on point about cleanliness. A towel is also provided, and the showers...More

          Thank vertrude
          Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

          Great little budget hostel with helpful and friendly staff. Always clean and tidy. Basic breakfast included in the price. Located in the historical part of Georgetown. Lots of hostels, hotels and guesthouses in the area.

          Thank Murray O
          Reviewed 1 August 2014

          Roommates is such a great place to stay in Penang. I got the recommendation of this guest house from a friend who stayed there earlier this year. Located in Lorong Pasar (Roommates 2) which is the heart of George Town, it's only few minutes walking...More

          Thank Thu-Tra N
          Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

          Good location from ferry port it's only 10mins. Every stuffs shows me great hospitality. Especially I love that huge bank beds!! フェリー乗り場から10分程歩くと着きます。 ペナン島はドミトリー主体で基本的に料金は高めです。 ここは料金はドミトリーとして安いわけではないですが、清潔でエアコンの効いたWi-Fi環境の広い二段ベッドを提供してくれます。 どこにいくにも申し分ないロケーションだと思います。 スタッフはみなフレンドリーで最高でした。

          Thank yamagishi y
          SIOK Hostel, Penang
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          • Breakfast included
          • Bar/Lounge
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          • US$ 14 - US$ 52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Number of rooms
          • 2
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          • George Town
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          • Roommates Penang George Town
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          mstuart263
          Hello We had a private Room when we were at roommates I would Like To know were we could find a sink like The one in The bathroom It Was white with beautiful bleu panting Thank you !
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