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Roommates Penang

17 B, Lorong Chulia, Penang, Malaysia

89%Rating

  • 93%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

Property Information:

Housed in a pre-war 2-storey “Straits Settlement” style shop house. It is strategically located inside the Inner Core of UNESCO Heritage Site and is within walking distance to all the touristic attractions and Penang famous Street Food .

It has a carved timber solid door, gable end, air vents and a air-well(Chinese influence) . A five foot-way for pedestrians to walk, away from the hot tropical climate and to shelter if it rains. A typical Chinese house will have an altar at the entrance on the right hand corner for the burning of incense and offerings during festive season.

For more information go to penangshophouse.blogspot.com or www.gtwhi.com.my.
The place has been renovated and converted into a hostel with 8-bed mixed dorm, 4-bed male or female dorm to cater to budget travelers and back packers at affordable price. The high ceiling, wooden floors , air-well are being retained in compliance with the Georgetown Heritage guidelines. But some of the old system like bucket and squatting toilets have been replaced with modern toilets and the place always kept clean and tidy . It is now equipped with air-conditioners in all the rooms, comfortable beds with curtains for privacy, hot/cold showers. Towels and blankets are included at no extra charge, steel security lockers are available. Free, fast and reliable wifi and internet services. Breakfast with free flow of coffee/tea. NO other Hidden cost . No curfew.

Opposite is “PIT STOP” café serving all day continental and western breakfast , pasta, sandwiches, etc. Two doors away is Penang famous “teh tarik” or “pull tea” stall. 100 meters( 2 minutes walk) to the right along the main Chulia Street you can savor Penang Street Food “Food Paradise of Asia” – curry laksa, wonton mee, satay, char koay teow, sar hor fun, lok lok, lorbak and many more. Check them out www.visitpenang.gov.my .

Come, stay, experience and feel the rich diverse culture of Georgetown, Penang at Roommates where the Malays, Chinese and Indian live harmoniously together. Make this a life time unforgettable experience.

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  • Latest Review

    These guys really knew what they were doing when putting this place together, individual lights and international plug for each bunk and a curtain on each bed. The only downside for me was that I was cold at night, we didn't have an air conditioner controller and so it was on or off (I did notice on my last day that all the controllers were at the front desk so perhaps we could just have asked for it to be changed at night.)
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      Anonymous, Australia, Female, 31-40
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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels Included


Policies

  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Non Smoking


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Things to Note

There is a no refund policy for rooms that are paid and booked for. We will reserve the beds for you and keep it until 6pm (the latest), if you book without any payments. Our guesthouse is not suitable for young children and elderly guests. Drug trafficking is a very serious offence in Malaysia.' When travelling by public buses make sure you have some loose change.





Roommates Penang Located at 17 B, Lorong Chulia, , Penang.
Roommates Penang
Malaysia
Penang 11700 17 B, Lorong Chulia
89% 467
5.4185821 100.3372442
Roommates Penang
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