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    SIOK Hostel, Penang

    458 Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200, Malaysia
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    Overview
    • Excellent70%
    • Very good25%
    • Average3%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “female dorm” (16 reviews)
    “common room” (17 reviews)
    “mixed dorm” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Airport Transportation
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    1 - 5 of 269 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great for: Friends, solo and female only rooms - great layout and design of rooms - massive rooms and great air con - female only section with locked door entry and own bathroom - great location for George Town nightlife - helpful staff I would...More

    Thank AnniesAsianAdventure
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I stayed at the room. During the time I stayed, it probably was low season so only few people in the dormitory including us staying there. It was a nice place, nice concept. Creepy but I like it. Breakfast is very basic, toast and cereals....More

    Thank Zyra Z
    Reviewed 12 July 2017

    Reception staff got our bill wrong on arrival, had to pay more money half way through our stay. Shared dorms had no doors, just curtains. Light and noise coming in from hallway. Our dorm faced the road and was extremely noisy from 5am onwards for...More

    Thank 147uktourist
    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    Great service with a very warm and helpful staff. The room we got (mixed room) was also nice and clean, even though it maybe a little bit noisy because it's located just across the street. Highly recommended for backpackers!

    Thank nsanusi
    Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

    Stayed here for 3 nights. Beds were comfy. Bathrooms were clean and tidy. Wi-Fi worked well. Free breakfast was nice. Help yourself from what's provided upstairs in the common area. Staff werr helpful with booking anything or with information. Would stay again.More

    Thank Ger36
    Response from siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, PenangResponded 30 May 2017

    Dear Guest, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for staying with us and for giving us a nice feedback! It is our pleasure to have you as our guests ,your encouraging review will help us constantly more improve of our services....More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Airport Transportation
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
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    • Price range
    • USD 17 - USD 22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 66
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    • Penang Island >
    • George Town
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    xxjingyo c
    1 February 2017|
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    Response from Candela M | Reviewed this property |
    You can have an "only girls" dorm for the same price
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    Sanjay A
    25 November 2016|
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    Response from siok755 | Property representative |
    Dear Sanjay A, Thank you for your email! Yes, we do have good wifi connection and you can do your work at lounge area
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    "Dorm Style Rooms, they have one for women only, men and mix dorm"
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    "lvl 3 would be quiter. i preferred the lower bunk."
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    "I prefer sleep in the below bed in dorm room, bcos it's not that cold and the wind from aircon doesnt..."
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    "Top bunk is colder, duh."
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