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George Town, Malaysia
22 Jan — 23 Jan2
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Wassup Youth Hostel
Wassup Youth Hostel
7.5 Good
No.495E Jalan Penang, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 1,919 reviews
7.5

Wassup Youth Hostel provides a comfortable setting while in George Town. It also features a games room, an outdoor pool and a car rental desk.

Muntri House
Muntri House
7.5 Good
No 48, Muntri Street, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 215 reviews
7.5

This comfortable hostel in George Town offers free Wi-Fi, as well as bicycle rental and luggage storage. It is located a short walk from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple.

The 80's Guesthouse
The 80's Guesthouse
6.2 Good
46, Love Lane, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 4 reviews
6.2

The 80's Guesthouse is located in George Town and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It is moments from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple.

Tido Hostel Penang
Tido Hostel Penang
6.6 Good
No. 106 Argyll Road, George Town, Malaysia
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0.7 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 6 reviews
6.6

Tido Penang Hostel is located in George Town and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Red Inn Court
Red Inn Court
7.4 Good
No. 35B & 35C, Jalan Mesjid, George Town, Malaysia
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0.7 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 355 reviews
7.4

Red Inn Court provides a charming setting while in George Town. It offers free wireless internet in public areas and is steps from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple and other well-known attractions.

Hutton Lodge
Hutton Lodge
8.1 Excellent
17, Jalan Hutton, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 10 reviews
8.1

Hutton Lodge is situated in George Town and is close to the area's popular attractions. It is located a short stroll from Komtar.

Red Inn Cabana
Red Inn Cabana
3.6 Mediocre
No. 22, Leith Street, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 
MediocreBased on 5 reviews
3.6

Red Inn Cabana is located in George Town and offers recently renovated rooms and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

St Hostel
St Hostel
9.2 Excellent
45, Lebuh Gereja, George Town, Malaysia
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0.7 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 20 reviews
9.2

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Penang Ferry Terminal, ST Hostel provides guests with a convenient base while in George Town. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet in all areas.

Burmahtel
Burmahtel
6.5 Good
253G-1-1, Wisma Soon, Jalan Burmah, George Town, Malaysia
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2.6 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 17 reviews
6.5

Burmahtel is located in George Town and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Sunny Side
Sunny Side
27 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

This George Town hotel is located within a 10-minute walk of Penang Ferry Terminal. It is also a five-minute stroll from Khoo Kongsi and Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple, and is close to many of the area's popular attractions.

Tips for booking a hostel in George Town

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Georgetown_Malaysia:$20/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$6/night
Cheapest day:Saturday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$8 - $40
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$15 - $44
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated George Town hostels

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Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel
Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel
9.0 Excellent
62 Muntri Street, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel offers a comfortable setting while in George Town. It also provides a 24-hour reception, room service and a sun deck.

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Red Inn Court
Red Inn Court
7.4 Good
No. 35B & 35C, Jalan Mesjid, George Town, Malaysia
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0.7 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Red Inn Court provides a charming setting while in George Town. It offers free wireless internet in public areas and is steps from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple and other well-known attractions.

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Hutton Lodge
Hutton Lodge
8.1 Excellent
17, Jalan Hutton, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Hutton Lodge is situated in George Town and is close to the area's popular attractions. It is located a short stroll from Komtar.

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Wassup Youth Hostel
Wassup Youth Hostel
7.5 Good
No.495E Jalan Penang, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Wassup Youth Hostel provides a comfortable setting while in George Town. It also features a games room, an outdoor pool and a car rental desk.

Cheapest hostels in George Town

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Muntri House
Muntri House
7.5 Good
No 48, Muntri Street, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

This comfortable hostel in George Town offers free Wi-Fi, as well as bicycle rental and luggage storage. It is located a short walk from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple.

$10
Avg. per night
Hutton Lodge
Hutton Lodge
8.1 Excellent
17, Jalan Hutton, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Hutton Lodge is situated in George Town and is close to the area's popular attractions. It is located a short stroll from Komtar.

$10
Avg. per night
St Hostel
St Hostel
9.2 Excellent
45, Lebuh Gereja, George Town, Malaysia
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0.7 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Penang Ferry Terminal, ST Hostel provides guests with a convenient base while in George Town. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet in all areas.

$11
Avg. per night
Sunny Side
Sunny Side
27 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

This George Town hotel is located within a 10-minute walk of Penang Ferry Terminal. It is also a five-minute stroll from Khoo Kongsi and Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple, and is close to many of the area's popular attractions.

$11
Avg. per night
Red Inn Cabana
Red Inn Cabana
3.6 Mediocre
No. 22, Leith Street, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Red Inn Cabana is located in George Town and offers recently renovated rooms and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

$14
Avg. per night
Red Inn Court
Red Inn Court
7.4 Good
No. 35B & 35C, Jalan Mesjid, George Town, Malaysia
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0.7 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Red Inn Court provides a charming setting while in George Town. It offers free wireless internet in public areas and is steps from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple and other well-known attractions.

$15
Avg. per night
The 80's Guesthouse
The 80's Guesthouse
6.2 Good
46, Love Lane, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

The 80's Guesthouse is located in George Town and features complimentary Wi-Fi. It is moments from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple.

$19
Avg. per night
Wassup Youth Hostel
Wassup Youth Hostel
7.5 Good
No.495E Jalan Penang, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Wassup Youth Hostel provides a comfortable setting while in George Town. It also features a games room, an outdoor pool and a car rental desk.

$22
Avg. per night

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George Town hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in George Town?

    On average, it’s $21/night for a hostel in George Town, though $16/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $6/night in George Town. Try to avoid booking your hostel in October (the most expensive month). Booking in August (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in George Town?

    With an average review score of 9.0 (out of 10) from 10 HotelsCombined users, Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel is considered the best George Town hostel.

  • What hostel is closest to Penang Intl Airport?

    Dou Houz - Hostel is 14.1 km away from Penang Intl Airport, making it the closest George Town hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What is the most popular hostel in George Town closest to Gurney Plaza?

    The most popular George Town hostel near Gurney Plaza is Hutton Lodge. Hutton Lodge has a rating of 8.1/10 from 10 HotelsCombined users and it’s located just 3.1 km from Gurney Plaza.

  • Should I stay in a George Town hostel?

    Hostels in George Town tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. George Town hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.