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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
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  • 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.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • 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 9.5

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 8.5

  • Staff 9.4

  • Atmosphere 7.9

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 8.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    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

    Superb

    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
  • 10.0

    Superb

    01 Jul 2019
    I cannot rate this place highly enough. I stayed at three places during my travelas in Malaysia. Magpie Residence was by far my favourite (and the cheapest). I stayed in a private room, which had A/C and a ceiling fan, a TV, a very clean washroom, a kettle, and a really comfy bed. Staff are perfectly nice and helpful, and in general, I felt very, very at home staying here.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    19 Jun 2019
    A lovely calm place to stay!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    19 Jun 2019
    Both the private room and the dorm room were spacious (particularly the 4 bed private) and clean. The dorm room had large storage lockers which were convenient. I liked the pod bed style with curtain. There wasn’t really counter space at the sinks. The location was good and walkable and the staff members were friendly and accommodating. The downstairs patio was lovely to sit at with lots of plants. Overall a good and quiet place to stay.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    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

    Superb

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

    Fabulous

    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
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    19 Jun 2019
    Comfortable bunk beds. Showers are kept clean. Shoutout to Julie for being so helpful with our check in and need for extension. Hostel was a bit of a walk from Chulia St, Love Lane and some street art. There are a lot of areas for hanging out but it wasn't a very social hostel, though (at least when we were there).
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    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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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • 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
Services
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Café
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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