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  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

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Nearest essentials

  • Airports
    • 14 km
    • Penang International Airport (PEN)
    • 87 km
    • Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR)
  • Bus and rail stations
    • 550 m
    • Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda Bus Terminal
    • 800 m
    • Komtar Bus Terminal
  • Hospital or clinic
    • 700 m
    • Jd Dynamics Industrial Supplies
  • Pharmacy
    • 650 m
    • Cosway Pharmacy
  • Convenience store
    • 500 m
    • 7 Eleven
  • Cash withdrawal
    • 350 m
    • ATM

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  • Cleanliness 8.7
  • Facilities 7.8
  • Location 8.2
  • Room comfort and quality 8.0
  • Service 8.7
  • Value for money 8.7
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  • Cleanliness 10.0
  • Facilities 4.0
  • Location 6.0
  • Service 8.0
  • Value for money 10.0
  • Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 7.5
  • Location 8.3
  • Service 8.7
  • Value for money 8.7
  • Cleanliness 9.3
  • Facilities 8.4
  • Location 8.6
  • Service 9.1
  • Value for money 9.1
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  • Cleanliness 6.0
  • Facilities 6.0
  • Location 6.0
  • Service 6.0
  • Value for money 6.0
based on 7 reviews
  • Cleanliness 9.4
  • Facilities 9.1
  • Location 8.9
  • Service 9.4
  • Value for money 8.9
  • Cleanliness 8.5
  • Facilities 7.1
  • Location 7.8
  • Room comfort and quality 8.0
  • Service 8.3
  • Value for money 8.7
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Lotte from Netherlands
Standard Bunk-Bed Room
Stayed 2 nights in April 2017
Basic but comfortable hotel in Georgetown ”
Very affordable room with bunk bed and attached bathroom. Clean, comfortable, air conditioner, no window. Free drinking water, coffee and tea available. Wifi not great but in common room generally okay. Very nice and helpful owner.
Reviewed May 05, 2017
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Josefina from Philippines
Family Room with Harbour View
Stayed 2 nights in April 2017
Hostel with lots of bad features!”
The place is not so easy to find although it's located along the road. Owner can put bigger and more visible signage of hostel name. Not good soundproofing at all. You can hear every step, banging of doors from the same floor and up or lower floors. You can hear all the noise and sounds from vehicles. No complimentary bottled water. There was a leaking on the private family room when it was raining. The ceiling fan creates sound if you make it faster. The bed is not good as it makes sound when you move even a bit. The bed cover, blanket and linen are dirty and it makes us scratch due to itchyness the whole night. Owner/receptionist a bit cocky and seems arrogant. Not so accommodating. I will never stay again on this hostel even if it gets cheaper. Just stayed here due to very minimal availability of other hotels during our stay in Penang. Cannot recommend either.
Reviewed May 03, 2017
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Mohd from Malaysia
Family Room with Harbour View
Stayed 1 night in April 2017
Above average”
Nice view.Good place to stay easy access but noisy with the traffic.staff not so friendly.
Reviewed April 28, 2017
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May from Philippines
Standard Queen with shared bathroom
Stayed 3 nights in April 2017
Law was very accommodating with our queries even before we arrived in Penang. Great location! Clean environment! And strong internet connection! 😉😉😉 Will definitely go back with friends and family and stay in Sim City stay! - May&Emil (stayed from 21-25 April 2017)
Reviewed April 26, 2017
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Peter from Thailand
Standard Queen with shared bathroom
Stayed 4 nights in March 2017
Great hostel in Georgetown”
The location is great. Just across the road is a really charming boardwalk that leads to the sea. The many great restaurants and cafes of Georgetown are a short walk away. A brand new convenience store just opened up as we were there (leave Sim Citystay and turn left and it's a few doors along) run by lovely people and really helpful. A little bit further along on that direction is a huge hangar filled with food stalls and, when we went, the most amazing pop trio belting out Malaysisn hit after hit to a largely unmoved audience (we liked it and the food was really good). The hostel was clean and the staff friendly.
Reviewed April 03, 2017
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Jennifer from Canada
Standard Queen with shared bathroom
Stayed 3 nights in March 2017
Great spot and great staff ”
Location was excellent - close to the jetty and easy access to all of old Georgetown. Gentleman at the front desk was lovely and free coffee/tea in the lobby. Free computer to use and printing available if necessary. Room was decent size, clean and fab/AC. Bathrooms clean however girls hot shower on the pink floor not functioning. Great stay for price!
Reviewed March 30, 2017
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Yew from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Superior Twin Room
Stayed 3 nights in February 2017
Very good”
Nice hotel, easy access to food around penang area
Reviewed March 22, 2017
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WINNA from Malaysia
Superior Queen Room
Stayed 6 nights in March 2017
Very nice place near all the place we wanted to go. If it's have a lift is much more better because our room is the highest floor 😂
Reviewed March 17, 2017
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Ferry from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Dormitory 6-Bed (Mixed)
Stayed 4 nights in February 2017
Actually my experience in this hostel is enough comfy. Will come back again someday.”
Pro : +low budget price +place near clan jetty and in front of road so quite easy to find +quite near from pengkalan weld terminal (around 7 minutes walk) +place is cozy enough +staff is friendly Cons : - wifi is quite slow and difficult to connect - bathroom is quite clean
Reviewed March 02, 2017
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Suk from Malaysia
Superior Twin Room
Stayed 3 nights in February 2017
Simple and Nice”
Right opposite the Clan Jetties. Near the ferry jetty, as well, where one can get the bus easily. 5-10 minutes walk to China House for people who likes cakes. It is away to the famous eateries but within walking distance. The room is pleasant and bed comfortable.
Reviewed February 22, 2017
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