We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Fastbook Hostel

Show Prices
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
View Map
Add a photo
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

7 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 5: English reviews
Start your review of Fastbook Hostel
 Click to rate
Falkirk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2015

We stayed here for 5 days over Christmas. We barely slept because of the loud music from the street/neighboring buildings often going on until after 4am. There are 70 steps to climb to get to the third floor to our room. You have to leave your shoes outside the hotel. Our rooms were clean and adequate,but there wasn't enough spare...

Thank EdFalkirk
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Near KEK LOK SI TEMPLE, PENANG HILL, AIR ITAM MARKET. The main attractions of Panang. By bus 1 stop away, Fare MYR1.40. Surrounded by hawker stands,Open day & night, Nice Dim Sum at Kuta Bali Cafe. Relax & slowly to climb up stairs, An exercise after food. Bed may be too small for big guy like me (1.80m,90kg) With my...

1Thank Tan S
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Stayed in this hostel for two nights. The hostel is situated in an area that is not very touristic and a 30 minute drive by bus from Georgetown. It is a nice and quiet location. The hostel is located on the third floor and there is no elevator so you have to climb some stairs to get up. Everything looks...

2Thank Filip C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 November 2012

This Hostel can say clean and no problem about Food.....it just 15 min walk to the "gak Lok si Temple" if driving just 5 min only....the owner say they may have a new hostel is coming up next year.... the bad thing about this hostel is. locate on the top floor of the shop apartment. and the blanket is for...

Thank TONY Y
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 16 October 2012

This hostel provides basic but very comfortable accommodation in the suburb of Ayer Itam, practically underneath Kek Lok Si. If you're planning to get to the night markets, make it your base. The hostel is surrounded by hawker stands, so the food is incredible.

3Thank trevar

8 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (8)
Room/Suite (1)
Dining (2)
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Gelugor
1.1 km away
Good Luck Inn
Good Luck Inn
#1 of 2 in Air Itam
13 reviews
6.3 km away
Century Bay Private Residence
5.1 km away
No photo provided
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.5 km away
M Qube Hotel
M Qube Hotel
#3 of 5 in Gelugor
8 reviews
4.4 km away
Anggerik Lodging
Anggerik Lodging
#1 of 5 in Gelugor
6 reviews
4.5 km away
A Hotel
A Hotel
#6 of 8 in Gelugor
4 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


Additional Information about Fastbook Hostel

Address: 1228L-3, Jalan Paya Terubong, Ayer Itam, Gelugor, Penang Island 11060, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > Gelugor
Price Range: €25 - €62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld and Agoda so you can book your Fastbook Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Fastbook Hostel staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Fastbook Hostel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“old people can not stay at this hostel and leg problem too.....happy staying.....”
LangkawiHUA, 31 Oct 2012 | Read review
1 of 1