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Roomies Penang

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8.2
Fabulous 188 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.5
  • Security 8.2
  • Location 8.5
  • Staff 8.1
  • Atmosphere 7.7
  • Cleanliness 8.9
  • Facilities 7.7
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8.2
Fabulous 188 Total Reviews
  • Value For Money 8.5
  • Security 8.2
  • Location 8.5
  • Staff 8.1
  • Atmosphere 7.7
  • Cleanliness 8.9
  • Facilities 7.7

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  • Anonymous
  • India, Male, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
4th Feb 2017
10.0

Nice ambience and good beds, easy to meet other travellers.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Australia, Male, 31-40
  • Novice Nomad
  • 6 reviews
4th Feb 2017
9.1

Loved my stay here. The whole place is essentially one room. The only common area is the roof, so if it is raining it can be difficult to socialise. They say they have a washing machine, however they don't. There is a laundry service downstairs that charges rm6 per kg and does it the same day. Breakfast was served to you and was simple but good. Staff were excellent, except for the dude that was on his phone until 12am. They also have a tendency to disappear through the day.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
2nd Feb 2017
8.6

Good but small hostel. Nice location for beach walking

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 2 reviews
28th Jan 2017
8.3

Very good hostel for a few nights. 5 minutes to the beach. The hostel is very small, your bed is next to the reception, like a big room with beds and the office. Very clean! The beds are comfortable. the breakfast is ok, pretty simple. There is some bars here but definitely not a party place, more chill and relax. We stayed here for 3 nights, would like to recommend it!

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 8.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands, Female, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 3 reviews
24th Jan 2017
6.3

This is a very small hostel, only 10 beds. When you walk in you are immediately in the dorm room. The atmosphere wasn't that great when I was there. At night there isn't any staff/security around. The best parts about this hostel is the rooftop and the location (close to the beach). Stayed here 2 nights and that was fine.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 4.0Security
    • 8.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Canada, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • Novice Nomad
  • 5 reviews
24th Dec 2016
10.0

Absolutely loved Roomies! They have an awesome rooftop patio with a great view that made it very easy to meet other travellers staying at the hostel. The breakfast was simple and delicious. The hostel itself is small and clean. The beds are very closed off from each other and had a curtain so you felt like you had your own private space. It is in a perfect location - right on a main bus route and across the road from the beach. Would absolutely stay again and recommend to others as well!

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 10.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
26th Nov 2016
6.6

Takes ages to get to from airport and Batu hasn't got much going on. Arrived at the hostel and there was a sign saying they'd gone to get their dinner. Otherwise tiny place with just one room. Not recommended.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 8.0Security
    • 6.0Location
    • 6.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • janeabennett8536
  • New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • Avid Traveller
  • 12 reviews
20th Nov 2016
9.7

Everything you need in a dorm room. The little pods with individual curtains are great for privacy. The breakfast was good - either banana pancake or noodle soup with an egg + tea/coffee. They also had some free fruit which was an added bonus. Good location by the beach & easy to find using the hostels directions.

    • 10.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 10.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • England, Male, 41+
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
17th Sep 2016
8.9

Great staff, great location, nice and clean room....

    • 8.0Value For Money
    • 10.0Security
    • 10.0Location
    • 8.0Facilities
    • 10.0Staff
    • 8.0Atmosphere
    • 8.0Cleanliness
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia, Female, 25-30
  • Novice Nomad
  • 1 review
11th Sep 2016
5.4

Staff should not take picture ic of customer.it could cause misuse of customer personal info. There are 2 branches of roomies but the booking slip did not mentioned the correct branch address. Breakfast set should prepare on time or earlier.

    • 6.0Value For Money
    • 2.0Security
    • 4.0Location
    • 4.0Facilities
    • 6.0Staff
    • 6.0Atmosphere
    • 10.0Cleanliness

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