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Top Rated Hostels in Penang, Malaysia

Queen's Hostel 100%

1. Queen's Hostel

Hostel
20 & 22, Lebuh Queen, Georgetown

Atmosphere 100%

Cleanliness 100%

Facilities 93%

Location 93%

Safety 100%

Staff 93%

Value 100%

3 out of 3 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Queen's Hostel

11 Feb 2015 100%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Beautiful interior design, lovely extra service (nail polish bar, fluffy towels, free bikes, rainforest shower etc.), really friendly and helpful owner, relaxing atmosphere

would recommend this property

24 Jan 2015 94%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

A very well-decor interior and great facilities offered. would recommend to my friends and definitely will review the details in my blog (www.sizzlingsuzai.blogspot.com) please looking forward to it! tq

would recommend this property

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Red Inn Court 88%

2. Red Inn Court

Guesthouse
35B & C , Jalan Mesjid Kapitan Keling, Pitt Street

Atmosphere 81%

Cleanliness 92%

Facilities 86%

Location 94%

Safety 92%

Staff 82%

Value 90%

140 out of 144 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Red Inn Court

10 Oct 2017 86%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 25-30

It was quite close to places and the staff were absolutely great at helping plan where to go. I liked the sinks as they had space.

would recommend this property

27 Feb 2017 80%
Travel Type: As a family with children
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 31-40

Very good location and clean

would recommend this property

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ET Budget Guest House - By The Beach 87%

3. ET Budget Guest House - By The Beach

Guesthouse
47, Batu Ferringhi

Atmosphere 77%

Cleanliness 88%

Facilities 72%

Location 100%

Safety 90%

Staff 95%

Value 88%

12 out of 13 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend ET Budget Guest House - By The Beach

29 Aug 2014 100%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Very friendly and helpful, nice place for those on a budget,nice balcony to sit and read.

would recommend this property

26 Jan 2013 100%

This is a basic no frills guesthouse, but you have everything that you need. The beds are comfy and it is quiet at night. You can see the beach from the balcony and are on the sand in a few metres from the front door. There are heaps of places to eat within walking distance of the guesthouse ranging from the super cheap to the really fancy. We walked to the spice garden about half an hour down the road. and the bus goes every 15 mins to take you to Georgetown and further around the island. The staff are really friendly and helpful, they have tours on offer but they were never pushed upon us.

would recommend this property

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Baba Guest House (By The Sea) 87%

4. Baba Guest House (By The Sea)

Hostel
52 Batu Ferringhi, 11100

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 93%

Facilities 75%

Location 91%

Safety 88%

Staff 92%

Value 87%

21 out of 24 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Baba Guest House (By The Sea)

28 Feb 2014 94%
Travel Type: As a family with children
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Staff are lovely and friendly. Location is fabulous right on the beach. Fairly close to food and night market though not close enough to be disturbed by the noise.

would recommend this property

15 Feb 2014 91%
Travel Type: As a family with children
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

The staff at Baba Guesthouse are really nice. They greet you and offer you any extra services you might need, plus they make sure you have seen your room so you are happy with it. You should definitely pay the little bit extra to get an airconditioned room.

would recommend this property

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Red Inn Heritage 81%

5. Red Inn Heritage

Hostel
No.15,Love Lane, Georgetown

Atmosphere 75%

Cleanliness 75%

Facilities 75%

Location 93%

Safety 85%

Staff 80%

Value 80%

48 out of 56 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Red Inn Heritage

20 Jul 2017 83%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 18-24

Friendly staff, clean bathrooms, good location ( in a street with other hostels, close to the city center)

would recommend this property

05 Jun 2017 97%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture
Age Range: 25-30

Great location, great staff, great rooms. Clean, nice and cheap!

would recommend this property

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Old Penang GuestHouse 80%

6. Old Penang GuestHouse

Hostel
53, Love Lane,, Georgetown

Atmosphere 80%

Cleanliness 80%

Facilities 70%

Location 100%

Safety 80%

Staff 90%

Value 90%

3 out of 3 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Old Penang GuestHouse

26 Jan 2017 86%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year
Age Range: 18-24

Perfect location

would recommend this property

26 Oct 2016 83%
Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family
Age Range: 41+

Old colonial house, very spacious, indoor courtyard to sit n relax n drink. Good location, in city, easy excess to food n sights n buses.

would recommend this property

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Huttonlodge 80%

7. Huttonlodge

Hostel
No. 17 Jalan Hutton off Penang Road

Atmosphere 70%

Cleanliness 79%

Facilities 74%

Location 92%

Safety 86%

Staff 83%

Value 77%

43 out of 51 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Huttonlodge

05 Feb 2015 69%
Travel Type: With friends / other travellers
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

Good value, but could easily improve

would recommend this property

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Travel Type: Alone
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year

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Hotel Mingood 79%

8. Hotel Mingood

Hotel
164 Argyll Road

Atmosphere 66%

Cleanliness 79%

Facilities 74%

Location 79%

Safety 86%

Staff 87%

Value 86%

57 out of 62 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend Hotel Mingood

02 Dec 2015 86%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Work / volunteering

We had a very big room and the most comfortable bed and pillow in 7 weeks travelling. One staff member, who spoke very good English, was very helpful, finding us bus schedules, giving us leaflets, ordering taxis etc. It was a bit away from the heritage area, a 10-15 minute walk, but was in a quiet location.

would recommend this property

13 Aug 2015 57%
Travel Type: With my spouse / partner
Trip Type: Backpacking / gap year City break Sightseeing & culture

Free wifi, free breakfast available. Spacious room. Friendly cleaning staff. TV and fridge as standard.

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