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Friendly Green House

Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - See map
  • 840 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • Located in heart of Penang

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

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Value for money7.9
Distance to city center33.9 km
Location rating6.9
Nearest airportPenang International Airport (PEN)
Distance to airport15.2 km

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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower and bathtub
  • 1 bunk bed
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    What time is check-in and check-out at Friendly Green House?

    Check-in is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 01:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.

    How do I get to Friendly Green House?

    Friendly Green House is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the home know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service with prices and more information.

    What is the smoking policy at Friendly Green House?

    Friendly Green House does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

    What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Friendly Green House?

    The closest train, metro, or bus station is Komtar Bus Terminal, 830 m away from Friendly Green House.

    What restaurants are nearby Friendly Green House?

    Friendly Green House is located in Georgetown, famous for good restaurants such as roots dessert bar, Malaya and Kong Thai Lai.

    What popular shopping places are close to Friendly Green House?

    Located in the Georgetown area, Friendly Green House is close to great shopping choices like Prangin Mall, 1st Avenue Mall and Batek Lah Collection.

    What are popular attractions near Friendly Green House?

    Guests at Friendly Green House can easily visit Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion and Khoo Kongsi located in the Georgetown area.

    What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Friendly Green House?

    Friendly Green House is located in the Georgetown area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as Depoh Kerajaan Pulau Pinang and Bukit Olivia.

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    6.7/10
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    Overall rating:

    6.9

    Good
    25 reviews
    Cleanliness
    6.7
    Facilities
    10.0
    Location
    6.9
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    More about Friendly Green House

    Whether you're a tourist or traveling on business, Friendly Green House is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Penang. Only 33.9 km from the city center, the hotel's strategic location ensures that guests can quickly and easily reach many local points of interest. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

    Friendly Green House also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Penang. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

    Friendly Green House is home to 16 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as television LCD/plasma screen, internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Friendly Green House.

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    6.9
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    Cleanliness6.7
    Facilities10.0
    Location6.9
    Room comfort and quality6.7
    Service7.1
    Value for money7.9
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    6-7 Good (3)
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    9.0
    Exceptional
    Anna from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in May 2015

    Will always go back here if I'm in penang”

    clean and comfortable, owner is very friendly, quite close to everything

    I loved the homey feel, and Dani, the owner, was a gem, he took me all around on a motorbike and showed me great places to go! Very helpful and friendly :) There was a lady that worked there though who left A LOT to be desired, she acted like nothing was her problem (eg. we couldnt find the remote for the aircon, wifi cut out for a bit etc.) and had a bit of an attitude, she was unhelpful about where to go, and genuinely not fit to be a receptionist. The rooms were clean, beds and pillows very comfy, no bed bugs yay! Wifi was fast (though it did cut out because there was a huge storm) Good food close by, bus station is walking distance, so is the jetty and everything :) Had a great stay :) Not recommended for families, since its a dorm environment, but great for solo travellers or even groups and couples.

    Reviewed May 25, 2015

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    8.0
    Excellent
    Amy from Singapore
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in June 2015

    It is really Friendly”

    the extra service that provided to the customer by the person-in-charge , the enthusiasm of the volunteer who work in the house , the friendly communication between the guests and staff

    good. i made a lot of friends and have a nice sleep there. I will strongly recommend my friends about the House.

    Reviewed June 19, 2015

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    6.0
    Sofie from Sweden
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in October 2015

    Cheap and friendly hostel ”

    I dont mind walking and from Friendly Green House you could basically walk everywhere. Small hostel and you get to know everybody, you can rent bikes and watch movies in the evening.

    I enjoyed my stay at friendly green house, it was what I was looking for. Cheap and small :)

    Reviewed October 13, 2015

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    7.0
    Very good
    Vikas from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in August 2015

    it's friendly and it's kinda green la”

    it's friendly and it's kinda green la.

    it's friendly and it's kinda green la.

    Reviewed August 14, 2015

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    ilya from Russia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 3 nights in March 2015

    AMAZING”

    Cheap, friendly, Quietly

    Cheap and good place with friendly owner

    Reviewed March 20, 2015

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    8.7
    Excellent
    Palachai from Thailand
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 3 nights in August 2015

    Cheap hostel Good place”

    Location , Nice place , smile

    This hostel is very good for stay it's cheap everything is allright Except toilet It's a little bit dirty but Good place mister Harn He's a prince of Smile He's a young man the reception is good ที่พักสะอาดปลอดภัยไม่ร้อน ฮอสเทลเล็กๆ เป็นกันเอง ห้องน้ำสกปรกเวลาอาบน้ำน้ำมันจะขังนิดหน่อยอย่างอื่นโอเค ราคาถูกมากๆๆ ตกใจ

    Reviewed September 01, 2015

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    3.7
    Vikas from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 3 nights in August 2015

    management needs an attitude readjustment”

    on a quiet street

    For a place with the word "friendly" in its name, the management make awfully little effort. Nice enough traveler vibe. staff, like the live-in 16 year old live-in cleaner/reception guy (labor laws anyone?) friendly but clueless. Theres some choice Russian expletives describing the manager on their graffiti wall, can't say I disagree. Cleaning done occasionally, but ok by Asian standards. Positives- it's cheap, there's a semi equipped kitchen, it's on a quiet street with friendly neighbours. feels like a self managed share house rather than a hostel though, so if you plan on staying longer than a day or two, be prepared for some rude surprises. Nicer place round the corner for same price.

    Reviewed August 29, 2015

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    7.6
    Very good
    Matsushita from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in September 2015

    Where is staff?”

    All the explanation was done by mates and volunteers, and I didn't meet any staffs during my stay in here. Except that, I didn't mind. here is very good place. Personal lock is allocated, and mates are kind.

    Reviewed April 18, 2016

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    10.0
    Exceptional
    Aleksei from Russia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in September 2015

    Best staff ever”

    Staff,location

    It was awesome,christelle you are the best

    Reviewed September 29, 2015

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    6.7
    Good
    Nyoman from Indonesia
    Group
    Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in August 2015

    Cheap, Decent Stay”

    Staff, Price, Location

    It was overall good, the staff (which is not the really the host) very helpful, the dorm is cheap. The bed is rather fragile, we got the upper bunk and when we were moving ourselves while we were on the bed, it causes so much movement to the bunk that we really concern it will disturb person who stays below us

    Reviewed August 19, 2015

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    2.3
    hon from Singapore
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 5 nights in July 2015

    will regret if you stay here !!”

    a young staff ( not the host) was quite friendly & polite. free use of bicycle if stay long.

    it is really "friendly" - air-con only allowed from 6pm to 11am next day, was impossible to stay in the afternoon as it was verrrrrrry hot!! suggested air-con operating at 2-5pm and 8pm-10am (same 17 hours but host didn't agree). at least 1 month no proper cleaning job was done. dust accumulated underneath of every bed. location no good. long walk to main road (penang road) under hot sun. there are plenty of better choice around.

    Reviewed July 25, 2015

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    9.0
    Exceptional
    CHEN from Taiwan
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 3 nights in July 2015

    Location and price”

    Staff, location, price

    Staffe very nice

    Reviewed July 18, 2015

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    5.7
    CHARLOTTA from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in September 2015

    The people who were staying here is what made it ”

    People, volunteer staff, location

    It was the group of people staying there that made my stay good. Would suggest that they employed a cleaner to come in & give the place a good clean weekly and ensure that all that is meant to free eg tea is

    Reviewed September 21, 2015

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    4.7
    Elias from Germany
    Couple
    Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in July 2015

    Lobby is nice, rest at best ok”

    Price, price

    Very cheap, didn't expect too much but it was still rather disappointing. Bed didn't seem to be very stable, blanket smelled very bad, breakfast was absent, not enough staff, other which are not much more expensive are much better.

    Reviewed July 19, 2015

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    6.0
    Mohd from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in March 2015

    suitable for solo traveller not for family”

    clean

    add more fan for comfortable

    Reviewed March 31, 2015

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    4.3
    Rohaizam from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 3 nights in March 2015

    Just basic”

    Nothing

    Just ok

    Reviewed March 21, 2015

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    3.3
    David from Chile
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 2 nights in July 2015

    no comments”

    cheap

    no comments

    Reviewed July 18, 2015

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    3.7
    Manuel from Germany
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in October 2015

    Angenehmes Hostel, nettes Ambiente”

    Warme Dusche, Klimaanlage, Frühstück inbegriffen

    Ich habe den Aufenthalt sehr genossen. Die Leute im mixed bed dorm waren cool drauf und somit war die Zeit sehr unterhaltsam. Das ganze beschränkt sich auf ein Zimmer im ersten Stock mit einigen Doppelstockbetten, was die Atmosphäre eher familiär macht. Zwei Klimaanlagen, drei Toiletten(davon 2 Duschen) und einige Ventilatoren sorgen für den Rundumkomfort. Wasser zum Wiederauffüllen for free und ein Kühlschrank zur Mitbenutzung, sowie eine Küche für den Eigenbedarf sind da. Auch kann man für 5Ringgit eine Waschmaschine nutzen, im ersten Stock. Alles in Allem ist das ein super Hostel und es ist für mich erstaunlich, dass der Betreiber die Kosten bei so günstigen Preisen tragen kann. Respekt!

    Reviewed October 12, 2015

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    7.7
    Very good
    Mai from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in November 2015

    ホテル名の通り、フレンドリー!”

    親切なスタッフ・静か・安い

    中心地からは少し離れていますが、コンビニやマーケットなどは近くにあるので、便利でした。また、スタッフがとてもフレンドリーで親切でした。大通りからは離れているので、夜は静かで快適でした。

    Reviewed January 30, 2016

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    8.3
    Excellent
    Tatsuo from Japan
    Solo traveler
    Dormitory
    Stayed 1 night in July 2015

    宿の雰囲気は滞在者による?”

    宿の雰囲気。値段。

    一泊だけのため値段だけで選びました。設備は並ですが寝室のエアコンも効いていて快適に眠れました。たまたまなのか宿泊客が皆フレンドリーで楽しかったです。

    Reviewed August 15, 2015

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