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Red Inn Cabana Reviews

No.22,Lebuh Leith, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

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168 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 80%Staff
  • 75%Atmosphere
  • 87%Cleanliness
  • 72%Facilities

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Nice pictures in the internet but reality was different, hostel has not nearly that atmosphere it pretends to have, crew shows occupied women dorm to a man at 11 pm, don't forget your earplugs


The location is fairly good, very close to main tourist attractions. It has the backpacker vibe about it- so if you're not into small intimate spaces probably not the best option out there. Private rooms are ok for couples but door locks not that secure. Overall it is fine, very clean, staff were mostly pleasant and helpful.


Red Inn Cabana is a cool and relaxing place to stay. The free breakfast and all day long supply of tea and coffee is definitely a plus. The living room is a good place to meet people and even to have a quiet reading time as there are a few nice reading materials available. Not to forget is the hangout place near the reception which has a tv and it is open air. Definitely a value for money place to stay.

  • 25th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Nice hostel in a central area of Penang. There is a nice seating area downstairs (with biting ants when I stayed!) and a common room with sofas upstairs. The dorms are nice and have huge security lockers. The reception staff are nice and really polite and helpful. My problem was the food court next door which had loud music playing until late at night- bring ear plugs!


It was noisy at night and you could hear everyone walking passed. The showers did bot work very well either. I think there are better places to stay near by.


Hostel is very nice. Next to it is a great Food center "Red Garden". Georgetown can be discovered by Walking.

  • 5th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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