Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

House of Journey

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8.6
Fabulous
2877 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

This family owned hostel is located in the heart of Georgetown. We are just a few blocks away from Love Lane, Chulia Street Night Market, World UNESCO Heritage area, and multiple bus routes.

Our 1850s heritage building gives you authentic Georgetown charm, while our renovated interior provides modern comforts like waterfall style showers and outlets for every bed.

Our staff is made up of locals and avid travelers who love to help guests figure out what to do in Penang!

The hostel is only for travelers below the age of 45y.o who like a social place.

Facilities:
• Bed sheet, pillow case, & duvet provided
• Free locker to store valuables
• Hot showers, shower gel, and hair dryers
• Free Wifi in every room
• Free coffee and tea all day
• Common area with TV, books, and table games
• 24hr door access & CCTV security
• Outdoor smoking area
• Check in from 2pm-11pm (late check-in, please contact us before booking)

Additional services
- Can drinks and beers available for purchase
- Towel rental
- We arrange laundry service, scooter rentals, bus tickets, and ferry tickets
- Activities like trivia night, cooking class, walking tour, pubcrawl and more

Reviews & Ratings

8.6
Fabulous
2877 Total Reviews
  • Security
    9.2
  • Location
    9.6
  • Staff
    8.7
  • Atmosphere
    8.4
  • Cleanliness
    8.1
  • Value for Money
    8.3
  • Facilities
    7.8

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Latest Reviews

8.9
Fabulous
May 25, 2024
Great place to stay. Staff were lovely. The only downside was the showers, there are A LOT of ants.
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Male, 25-30
3.1
Rating
May 19, 2024
There is no system of ventilation for the sleeping area and there are no windows that can be opened, therefore even the hallway reeks of mold, not to talk about the rooms. I have never smelled anything like it in my life. The bathrooms are very dirty and I found a cockroach in the shower (not the one facing the balcony but the one inside). The hostel is entirely run by volunteers that are unable to help with anything that is not related to the hostel like booking transportation. Location is nice
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Female, 25-30
8.3
Fabulous
May 14, 2024
I think its overrated hostel. Some people suggest the other people like its so nice hostel bla bla but no its just ok. Don’t expect more
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Female, 25-30

Facilities

  • Free

    • Free Breakfast
    • Linen Included
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Key Card Access
    • Bicycle Parking
    • Air Conditioning
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Hair Dryers
    • Ceiling fan
    • Towels Not Included
  • Services

    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport Transfers
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • Postal Service
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Reception (limited hours)
  • Food & Drink

    • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Wi-Fi

Awards

2015

1st, Country Winners Malaysia

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