Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Why pay for expensive hotel stays during your holidays in Penang when we are offering rooms in Georgetown next to UNESCO World Heritage Site at extremely competitive rates?

Nestled in the heart of Georgetown, Magpie Residence is an ideal spot from which to discover Penang. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to the lively city has to offer and take pleasure in touring the UNESCO World Heritage Site; it’s top attractions are Weld Quay Clan Jetties, Campbell & Rope Walk St. Flea Market, Armenian St, Kapitan Keling Mosque, Penang China Town, Fort Cornwallis, Khoo Kongsi, Little India and many more within walking distance. The Hotel is just a 2 minute walk to a public bus stop, or alternatively, there is a CAT free shuttle bus in a short 5 minute walk away.

The hotel reception and lobby is at the ground level with lounging area for guest. Visitors to the hotel can take pleasure in touring the city's top attractions in less than 20 minutes walk: Penang China Town, Fort Conwallis, Khoo Kongsi, Little India and more.

Magpie Residence is away from the bustling main road of Jalan Transfer, it a peace and quiet place to rest after a long day outside visiting various attractions. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 8.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    19 Nov 2019
    Stone was very easy to talk to, and made me feel welcome to the hostel. He was very thorough with his explanations on which sites to see, on where the buses were located, motorcycle rental, and of course where the best foods are located. I got myself a private room, and it was very clean throughout. The washroom had really good flowing hot water for their showers which is important to me as the ac can be quite cold in the mornings. The next time I’m in town I will be staying here.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    20 Oct 2019
    Good location Good staff and friendly Clean Thank you! :)
    Thailand, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    27 Sep 2019
    This place saved my trip to Penang. - super nice staff - clean and well furnished rooms - good location
    Germany, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    29 Jul 2019
    Lovely place in Penang GeogreTown. Location was excellent. Just 5 min away from Chillian Street the Love Lane and crazy Tipsy Tiger. I loved it though. Not a very social hostel. Quiet and relaxed calm down. Good stay. Loved it. Cheers
    Pakistan, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    11 Nov 2019
    Ended up extending our stay twice. Not on a busy road but 10 mins away from 2 fab food markets in either direction and plenty of bars within 5 minutes. Staff were great and met some people there too. Wicked hostel.
    England, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.4


    03 Aug 2019
    My second time staying here and always a good experience. We appreciate the free parking and strong water pressure in the shower. The private room also has all the amenities that you need and more like iron, hair dryer etc. They changed the staff i think which are less friendlier but didn’t dampen the stay there. The only downside is i wish the lift can be used at night but alas, only available certain hours. Minor downside. Will still come back to this place. Thanks!
    Malaysia, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.4


    24 Jul 2019
    Very clean and comfortable hostel. Will surely make your stay in Georgetown lovelier! :)
    Philippines, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    12 Aug 2019
    + spacious room + big lockers & key card for room + clean bathrooms - they never told us we could get breakfast there - AC not working ok, warm room
    Belgium, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    13 Oct 2019
    Very friendly staff, doing there job daily, even with a lonely hostel, depends on dates, with great actitude, comfy beds good location for paerty and restaurants yet in a familiar quiet street, great place Penang
    Mexico, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    23 Sep 2019
    It was very clean and the 8 bed room was spacious with 3 showers, toilet, big lockers and table area. Within walking distance of most things. The only down side was it was not very busy and not social at all. So it was quiet and peaceful but if you're travelling solo and want to meet people it's difficult here.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi