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Roomies Penang Reviews

76C -4 Jalan, Batu Feringghi, Penang, Malaysia

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89%

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84 Total Reviews
  • 85%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

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80%

Too bad we started with a very bad experience as no one was there at the reception when we arrived late in the night, although we had informed them and they had said it was alright. We had to spend the first night on the rooftop waiting for someone to come in the morning. It is indicated that the reception opens at 7.30 but nobody showed up before 9am. The room is comfortable and nicely decorated. Breakfast is ok but very simple, just a coffee and a muffin. Starts at 9am, a bit late I think.

  • 6th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Best memories about a week staying in Roomies. Clean hostel, friendly and helpful staff, perfect WiFi, good location (far from the city, but I prefer fresh air, good beach and bus stop nearby), comfortable bed with curtains. Just soap in bathroom was like water. I'd like it to be more thick.

  • 1st Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Russia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


86%

Great little hostel, right across the road from the beach and next to the bus stop. The place was clean, the staff were friendly.. but we were the only people staying there so the place was eerily quiet most of the time.


74%

It was a pleasant stay. The location is perfect, very friendly & helpful stuff. Some things I don't quite like about this place is that one night we stayed in, it was really hot I had to sleep on the floor where the small fan was available. Someone must've switched off the aircond. The rooftop was amazing though!


83%

One of the staff, which helped us the two days we stayed overthere was very kind but couldn't speak that good English what sometimes was a little diffecult. Furthermore the breakfast wasn't that much. For the money you payed we expected a larger breakfast.

  • 26th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Roomies Penang is the best Hostelworld place I have ever stayed in! Highly recommended!


91%

I was the only guest here for my stay which was a shame, but the staff were very friendly and welcoming and I am sure with other people around it would be great! Great roof terrace to hang out on, great location - less than 5 mins walk to the beach and night market just opposite. Curtains on each bed for privacy and lockers under the beds to store valuables. Great hostel.


100%

Clean place. Well designed space, LOVE your rooftop. Super Friendly, Helpful, talented Staff (1 of them is an artist... Well done on the wall painting!!). GREAT EXPERIENCE!! All Dorms are well equip with the modern day needs... power source and bed lights + a small rack for use. i wish i can stay in the private room too... i'll save it for next time ... hehe Great Location.... if you don't mind walking up 4th floor.. :P Maria... we have your pictures with us... how can we send over?


80%

Staff in charge is good enough to help us chase away all those monkeys that came for foods during our breakfast at rooftop. Nice mural on the wall along the stairs.

  • 6th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Friendly staffs!!!! Walking distance to beach and night market. It is not a beach- front hostel but we love to stay there.

  • 3rd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Staff were fantastic, bit of a strange hostel set up with you entering straight into the dorm, but it worked! Roof terrace was incredible. Beds were good, privacy curtains appreciated. A good place to stay as a group, but harder as a solo traveller.

  • 30th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)




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