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  • Value For Money 8.8
  • Security 8.1
  • Location 9.8
  • Staff 8.4
  • Atmosphere 7.4
  • Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 7.8

Property Description

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.

Important:

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.

Tax on arrival: MYR 2.00 Per bed Per Night
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  • Value For Money 8.8
  • Security 8.1
  • Location 9.8
  • Staff 8.4
  • Atmosphere 7.4
  • Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 7.8
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Roommates Penang Located at 17 B, Lorong Chulia, , Penang.
Roommates Penang
Malaysia
Penang 11700 17 B, Lorong Chulia
84% 608
5.4185821 100.3372442
Roommates Penang
    Rooms available Superior 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Superior 8 Bed Mixed Dorm

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Wed 1 Jun 2016 - Sat 4 Jun 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" Great hostel, comfortable beds, very friendly host who opened the door for us at 05.00 in the morning so we could drop our bags of. When we returned 2 hours later we got a warm welcome and a breakfast. Definitely good value for your money! "

- Anonymous
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Facilities

  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free City Maps Towels Included Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Common Room Bicycle Parking Air Conditioning Book Exchange Hot Showers Reading Light Hair Dryers For Hire Parking Hair Dryers Ceiling Fan Safe Deposit Box

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Bicycle Hire Luggage Storage 24 Hour Reception 24 Hour Security Housekeeping

  • Food & Drink

    Cafe Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

  • Entertainment

    DVD's Board Games

Policies

Policies

Age Restriction Credit Cards Not Accepted Non Smoking Taxes Not Included

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.

Tax on arrival: MYR 2.00 Per bed Per Night

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.

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