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Drippin' Dragon Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.0
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Located at 32 Jalan Hutton, we have utilised a gem of a heritage building (150 years old), in the heart of George Town’s UNESCO World Heritage to bring you a new and exciting place to stay!

Drippin’ Dragon is just a short walk away from:
- the island's 2nd main bus station
- China Town
- 3 major malls
- numerous cafes
- museums
- temples
- street food
- speakeasy hidden bars
- heritage arts
- and much more...

Stay with us and enjoy:

- complimentary breakfast from 8am to 10:30am
- BAR CRAWL every night @ 10pm
- Open Kitchen

***Property Policies & Conditions:
1. Cancellation policy: At least 1 day advance notice for free cancellation.
2. Check in from 14:00 noon to 23:00.
3. Check out from 08:00 am to 12:00 pm
4. Payment upon arrival by cash only.
5. Age restriction: 17+.
6. Reception working hours 08:00-23:00. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 7.5

  • Location 8.9

  • Staff 8.3

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 7.1

  • Facilities 7.5


Latest Reviews

  • 9.4

    Superb

    14 Jun 2019
    It's was lovely to being there since that place is so strategic nearby with any interesting place where i wanted to go.. excellent..
    Malaysia, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    12 May 2019
    Very friendly hostel! Basic breakfast of toast and jam with tea, coffee and hot chocolate, but that’s all you need really. Amazing atmosphere, but security is a bit relaxed - no lockers for luggage etc in a 20 something bed room
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    09 May 2019
    The hostel overall was really fun and the people there were all very nice. Although the rooms are said to have "air conditioning" thats barely true. So be prepared to wake up sweating. Also if you're going just because they have a pool, don't. The pool is not something I recommend swimming in, it was completely green so keep that in mind. Besides those two things though it was a fun hostel and they had a pub crawl every night to their sister hostel and a local bar. Fun time!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    08 May 2019
    Granted we stayed in the 24/21 bed dorm, can’t remember which now and it was cramped!!! All the bags on the little walkway to the 3 level beds was a bit of a hazard, especially since it’s a bit of a party place. Also all the staff was great, except the owner we believe. He was a bit rude and very short tempered to other guests. A few of us watching a movie one night and exactly at 11 he just walked over and unplugged everything. Funny cause it only had about 5 minutes left too 😂🙈
    USA, Couple, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    20 May 2019
    Not like the pictures, pool is green and no one was ever in it. Good nights out are sorted with a mini pub crawl. Would recommend here or tipsy tiger.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 6.6

    Good

    29 Apr 2019
    Beds are 3 level and 6 across in more of a shelf like setup, mattresses are covered in plastic and you feel very insecure on your shelf. Lockers cost money to use, showers were pretty dirty as was the pool. Staff were alright, I didn't feel very welcome here and didn't get a good night's sleep, moved to another hostel.
    Ireland, Male, 18-24
  • 6.0

    Good

    01 Jul 2019
    This hostel had a bit of a weird vibe about it - it was said to be a party hostel and there was loud blaring music but not really many people around at the bar. The beds are not very comfy as it is coated in plastic and the pillow case had hairs all over it when we arrived which suggested the bedding hadn’t been washed. Don’t think we would recommend this place
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 4.9

    Rating

    24 Jun 2019
    Security: lockers are outside of the room and you have to pay extra for them. When the rooms are 24 bed you’d expect lockers to be included. Staff: weren’t particularly friendly or helpful. The social area is closed from 11pm-8am so if you wake up early in the morning they make you wait outside until 8am - breakfast was then served late. Cleanliness: The pool was green, the showers were mouldy and just a tin can. The beds were a piece of foam covered in plastic on top of a tin can.
    England, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 4.6

    Rating

    15 Jun 2019
    So if your thinking of coming early in the morning from you flight, DONT book this place, as the reception closes at 11 and doesn’t open till 8am. And for the receptionists I don’t think I seen them smile the full 4 days I was staying here. And useless when I needed some information. Beds was hard. The only good thing was, it had hot water for showers, and the room was well ventilated. Prob won’t stay here again though.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 4.3

    Rating

    07 Jun 2019
    Cleanliness needs to be desperately improved. There were roaches, a used condom under my mattress (which was covered in plastic... Classy) and dust/ trash everywhere where I slept so I can say confidently they didn't clean out the sleeping area before they gave me the bed. The a/c unit dripped all night loudly, the window next to my bed didn't close fully so there were mosquitos biting me in my sleep. There's a reason this place is only RM20 a night. Never staying here again in Penang.
    USA, Male, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cots Available
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Utensils
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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