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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dorms with secluded curtains, small lamp and plug socket. This place knows exactly what travellers are looking for. On top of that it has a cute decor and the staff were extremely helpful. 10/10 in my eyes.

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Thailand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I checked-in very late but they still have a staff waiting. Towel deposit is 5 myr but haven't had it refunded since no one at the reception when i was checking out. Toilet and bathroom is located on the ground floor. It's dirty tho. Bed is clean and comfortable no complain.

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good start: I hadn't paid yet but the hostel was kind enough to leave the key code and room instructions, with my name on it out for me with a late check in! The beds are capsule style and a king single, so quite large! Each little unit has a light, shelf and PowerPoint, and they rooms are in immaculate...

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This hostel is located at about 10mins walk from the busy road - the chulia street and also about 10mins walk to the shopping mall. If you prefer a quite place to stay in Penang, while enjoying yourself like you are at home, this place is recommended for you. I chose the ladies pod and it's comfortable enough. However, they...

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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I like the arty side of the hostel. Great Wall paintings. The pods are nice as well. But that's about it. Bathrooms are dirty. So much hair in the drain that it cannot be from one or two days especially because the hostel wasn't fully booked. They don't provide towels or shower gel and the blanket is very thin and...

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Reviewed 8 May 2016

i stayed in this hostel from 5-7 May 2016. This hostel in the beach st, where very quite in the night. The staff is friendly too, clean toilet, near to armenian st and KOMTAR. Im enjoy to stay here n would like to stay here again later:D

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Quiet place to stay in George Town. I love the place but when I was there most of the stores and restaurants are closed and I have to go a bit far to get food which is kinda creeps to walk out alone at night cause it's like you're in a zombies movie scene lol a few blocks from the...

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Portsmouth
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights and liked the double bed pods that they had. Man on reception was nice and gave us some good tips. Breakfast was also good and the free water was a bonus. The downsides for me are the bathrooms, it didn't look like they were cleaned at all when we was there which put...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

It has a kitchen which is nice if you want to cook. It is in my opinion dated, a little out the way and not especially well managed. They leave the side door unlocked 24 hours a day which is not a good idea. The roads around it are not well lit up. I do not think I would return...

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Singapore
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

This place was cosy quiet homely and staff were friendly. I'm used to hostel living so I slept well ate well (waffles!) And enjoyed my bath. But those who need proper bathrooms and beds might be better off elsewhere. The rooms are very quiet, mattress is rather thin (but it was fine for me... just that if u need thick...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Noob Hostel located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown, Penang. Nearby attractions include Little India, Street Mural Wall Art, the Clan Jetties and Khoo Kongsi, only 3-10 minute walk from KOMTAR, Ferry and Weld Quay Bus Terminal and yet, we are at quiet location compare with other. Check In Time: 2.00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Check Out Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. No Child/Infant ... more   less 

Additional Information about Noob Hostel

Address: 484 Lebuh Pantai, George Town, Penang Island 10300, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: €11 - €32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Noob Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 2
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“they have female dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles syumokhtar, 23 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Nice living room!”
 of 5 bubbles MarinaU135, 9 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The building is quite old so walking on the wooden floor can sometimes make you feel you are as light as an elephant. Some guests do not really pay attention to that (despite the 11pm curfew).”
 of 5 bubbles LG-Aude-LG, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“as far as I know there is only one mixed and one female dorm”
 of 5 bubbles Peter-Pal, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Couples should go for the double pod!”
  • Double Pod for the both of us
 of 5 bubbles jasonwuzlon, 20 May 2014 | Read review
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