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1228L-3, Jalan Paya Terubong Road, Air Itam, Penang Island 11060 Malaysia
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#3 of 9 Speciality lodging in Air Itam
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Budget
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Malay
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Tennis court
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EdFalkirk wrote a review Jan. 2015
Falkirk, United Kingdom9 contributions13 helpful votes
We stayed here for 5 days over Christmas. We barely slept because of the loud music from the street/neighboring buildings often going on until after 4am. There are 70 steps to climb to get to the third floor to our room. You have to leave your shoes outside the hotel. Our rooms were clean and adequate,but there wasn't enough spare space for an extra bed. There was no wardrobe, and very limited space to put our things. The large bathroom had a big bath, but no taps, just a shower. There was also no toilet in the bathroom, and we had to use the communal ones. The staff were friendly though when you could find them. We struggled to get a taxi driver to find the place at all, although it is on a main bus route. But for the noise it would have been a decent place to stay.
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Date of stay: December 2014
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Tan S wrote a review Oct. 2014
Singapore, Singapore550 contributions23 helpful votes
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Near KEK LOK SI TEMPLE, PENANG HILL, AIR ITAM MARKET. The main attractions of Panang. By bus 1 stop away, Fare MYR1.40. Surrounded by hawker stands,Open day & night, Nice Dim Sum at Kuta Bali Cafe. Relax & slowly to climb up stairs, An exercise after food. Bed may be too small for big guy like me (1.80m,90kg) With my wife. Overall the hostel is good, Stay like home & freedom.
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Date of stay: October 2014
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Deep Filip wrote a review Jan. 2013
Rotterdam, The Netherlands444 contributions82 helpful votes
Stayed in this hostel for two nights. The hostel is situated in an area that is not very touristic and a 30 minute drive by bus from Georgetown. It is a nice and quiet location. The hostel is located on the third floor and there is no elevator so you have to climb some stairs to get up. Everything looks new and renovated, which is a surprise after seeing the building from the outside. The rooms have private showers, but you have to share the toilets. There are 6 rooms in total and 3 toilets (one wasn't flushing though). There is a washing machine, a dryer, a refrigerator, a microwave, a toaster and a small living room, which is very nice. The rooms have airconditioning but my room had a little bit of a funny smell. The walls are very thin, so you can hear every noise outside. The main tourist attraction in the neighborhood is the kek lok si temple, which is a 45 minute walk (if you walk in a holiday tempo). The area is very nice and quiet, so if you want to get away from all the touristic places, this is a nice place to stay. The room prices are fair, not very cheap though.
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Date of stay: January 2013
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TONY Y wrote a review Oct. 2012
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia16 contributions14 helpful votes
This Hostel can say clean and no problem about Food.....it just 15 min walk to the "gak Lok si Temple" if driving just 5 min only....the owner say they may have a new hostel is coming up next year.... the bad thing about this hostel is. locate on the top floor of the shop apartment. and the blanket is for single people, not for double ppl ....the wall of each room not as good as you think, so talk slowly in the room....if not other will know what you say from they own room....what i can say the hostel is ok for me....and not ok for old people....
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Date of stay: October 2012
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Trip type: Travelled with friends
Room Tip: old people can not stay at this hostel and leg problem too.....happy staying.....
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trevar wrote a review Oct. 2012
Canberra, Australia365 contributions133 helpful votes
This hostel provides basic but very comfortable accommodation in the suburb of Ayer Itam, practically underneath Kek Lok Si. If you're planning to get to the night markets, make it your base. The hostel is surrounded by hawker stands, so the food is incredible.
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Date of stay: October 2012
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PRICE RANGE
US$27 - US$121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaPenangPenang IslandAir Itam
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about Fastbook Hostel
Which popular attractions are close to Fastbook Hostel?
Nearby attractions include Kek Lok Si Temple (0.3 km), Ayer Itam Market (0.9 km), and Farlim Pasar Malam (0.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Fastbook Hostel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Fastbook Hostel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Fastbook Hostel?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Fastbook Hostel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Ayer Itam Penang Assam Laksa, Ah Chui Seafood, and Ayer Itam Sister Curry mee.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Fastbook Hostel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Fastbook Hostel have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Fastbook Hostel offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Fastbook Hostel?
Yes, laundry service and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Are there any historical sites close to Fastbook Hostel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Armenian Street (7.1 km), George Town (7.2 km), and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion (7.1 km).