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WHO ARE WE and WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN STAYING WITH US??*18 century straits eclectic pre war shoplot - YES!*Experience staying in a classic heritage shop in Penang - YES!*Clean and comfortable- YES! *The place is so new you can even smell the paint- YES!*Guaranteed the Funnest guesthouse on the island- SOOO YES!*Value for money- YES!*So near to the heritage attractions, you can see it- YES!*So near to Penang Hawker food, you can smell it- YES!*SUPER Easy to get here by bus- YES! YES YES YES YES YES YES YES!!! :D We hope to having and seeing you real soon!Roommates Penang Guesthouse is housed in an 18th century refurbished ‘Straits Eclectic’ prewar shop lot centrally located within the core Heritage Zone of Georgetown, Penang. We are within walking distance to famous hawker food stalls like Chulia Street, Kimberly Street, shopping malls like Komtar, Prangin Mall and 1st Avenue as well as morning markets like Chowrasta Market. All the ‘MUST SEE’ Heritage attractions within Penang are located around the guesthouse and can be easily explored by foot or by bicycle. We also offer bicycles for rent for the convenience of our guests. Roommates Penang is definitely the ‘smallest’, ‘newest’ and ‘funnest’ (we made this word up!) guesthouse on the island. Although the exterior and certain sections of the guesthouse still retains its prewar features, we did cracked our brains to come up with a simplistic yet modern interior so that you can fully enjoy an open concept guesthouse that only has a land space of 530 ft2.
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Lovely! Good location, its not located in front of main street so it get more peaceful and quiet at night, and walking distance to sightseeing place. Friendly reception uncles, good price for budget stay, comfy bed & not squeaky bunk bed come with curtain +...More

Thank Cheng C
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Besides the very friendly man at the reception. This was my third visit to Pengang and decided to stay here again. Very good location. Peaceful and quiet. Comfy clean beds & showers. Helpful staff. Would highly recommend!

Thank Svenner D
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

I stayed two nights and it was good value. My dorm bed was comfortable and spacious, also curtained off. However, the blanket I was provided with was noticeably dirty. Nice free breakfast and facilities. Close to local bars and restaurants. I would recommend this hostel...More

Thank Will B
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

With dormitories, it's a hit and miss. Sometimes you find your heaven and sometimes you get sentenced to hell. This time it waa absolute heaven. The beds were comfy, clean, spacious, has curtains for privacy, own outlets for charging and kept comfortably cool all the...More

Thank cristabern
Reviewed July 16, 2017 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
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"stay in low bed that is not close to the main door"
Aug. 21, 2016
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"I think that any bed is excellent, no rooms just dorms."
Jun. 1, 2016
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"The best of the best"
Mar. 9, 2016
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"Lounge with bean bags at the mix dormitory building nearby."
Nov. 2, 2015
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US$14 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MalaysiaPenangPenang IslandGeorge Town
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