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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This boutique hotel sits in the heart of Georgetown, Penang. Brought my sister and her family to Penang for a visit.. And they loved the place. We stayed at the Kings and Queens suite costs RM220 via AirBnB. Perfect for group vacation I would say. Easy access to food, public transportations and tourist attractions.

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 days 2 night in Queen room. The room looks like a old Chinese house but very modernize. Breakfast and tea/coffee are free. This is an amazing experience for me and my family. We will come back here next year.

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Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 21 August 2016

cheap hostel that is very clean and everything is new. beds are big with your privacy. staff were super nice and helpful. u get towels and tasty breakfast. i was very satisfied, would highly recommend. no need to stay in hotels on the beach. it is close to the beach, restaurants, bus stop. only thing is there is very small...

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Dublin Ireland
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This has got to be one of the best Backpacker places in Penang. The beds are really comfy with your own socket and light, with curtains, so not to disturb other sleepers. The breakfast, which is included in the tariff is good. Hot showers in very clean shower rooms are very good. Highly reccommended.

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1Thank Nadnerb2
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Great place for solo person and free & easy trip ! The room is clean and tidy . My first time back packer room experience sharing room with others , but surprisingly no one makes noise , have a good sleep without disturbance . As a bonus , with such a low room rate , breakfast is provided . Highly...

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Ipoh, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 March 2016

the location of this hostel are right in the middle of the city. the staff are super friend. the room are super cozy. the bed are very high end. and the place very clean. you will get more that what you pay for. and the $ per night are very cheap.

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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Roommates is a very nice hostel. Everything is really clean and the beds are comfortable and pretty big. With breakfast you get two eggs which is nice. But the best thing are the hostel managers. They are very helpfull and very friendly.

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Sepang, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 November 2015

A budget hotel, best for friends and catching up session. They have ladies only hostel which is very convenient for us ladies. Called early and the place was fully booked, got another call the next day offering us the whole room (room for 4) for a very reasonable price since someone cancelled their booking last minute; lucky us. The room...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 29 October 2015

We went there due to the big reviews and because a friend of ours had also stayed there a few years ago and he highly recommended it. Got there, settled in and there was this weird smell in the rooms and we didn't really understood why, however, after a while we got used to it. There was two more people...

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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Nice and comfy dorms, central location , walking distance from ferry port, dorms beds are some of the best tried, place closes up at night so no so durable for late night people like me , though the owner was very welcoming even I just walk in late at night

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WHO ARE WE and WHAT DO YOU GET WHEN STAYING WITH US??*18 century straits eclectic pre war shoplot - YES!*Experience staying in a classic heritage shop in Penang - YES!*Clean and comfortable- YES! *The place is so new you can even smell the paint- YES!*Guaranteed the Funnest guesthouse on the island- SOOO YES!*Value for money- YES!*So near to the heritage attractions, you can see it- YES!*So near to Penang Hawker food, you can smell it- YES!*SUPER Easy to get here by bus- YES! YES YES YES YES YES YES YES!!! :D We hope to having and seeing you real soon!Roommates Penang Guesthouse is housed in an 18th century refurbished ‘Straits Eclectic’ prewar shop lot centrally located within the core Heritage Zone of Georgetown, Penang. We are within walking distance to famous hawker food stalls like Chulia Street, Kimberly Street, shopping malls like Komtar, Prangin Mall and 1st Avenue as well as morning markets like Chowrasta Market. All the ‘MUST SEE’ Heritage attractions within Penang are located around the guesthouse and can be easily explored by foot or by bicycle. We also offer bicycles for rent for the convenience of our guests. Roommates Penang is definitely the ‘smallest’, ‘newest’ and ‘funnest’ (we made this word up!) guesthouse on the island. Although the exterior and certain sections of the guesthouse still retains its prewar features, we did cracked our brains to come up with a simplistic yet modern interior so that you can fully enjoy an open concept guesthouse that only has a land space of 530 ft2. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Roommates Penang

Address: 17 B Lorong Chulia, George Town, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $20 - $55 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“stay in low bed that is not close to the main door”
 of 5 bubbles 905romanam, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“I think that any bed is excellent, no rooms just dorms.”
 of 5 bubbles Nadnerb2, 1 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The best of the best”
 of 5 bubbles hazieq, 9 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Lounge with bean bags at the mix dormitory building nearby.”
 of 5 bubbles Ellfe, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 190carlas, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
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