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Island Hostel

No-frills hostel in Bayan Lepas

  • Free WiFi and free parking
From
S$28

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  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom - Guest Room
  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom - Guest Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 10 Beds) - Bathroom
  • Family Room - Bathroom
  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom - Guest Room
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1-H, (Besides Sri Sungei Nibong Complex), George Town, 11900, Penang, Malaysia
8.0.Very good.
  • The room neat n tidy. Easy to find. Near to public transport

    Mar 23, 2019

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Safe & Clean (Malaysia) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 6 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Air conditioning
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Water dispenser
  • Self-serve laundry

Feel at home

  • Number of living rooms
  • Free toiletries
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free self parking

What’s around

  • In Bayan Lepas
  • RECSAM and Institute Pendidikan Guru - 12 min walk
  • Queensbay Mall - 22 min walk
  • Penang International Sports Arena - 36 min walk
  • Penang Bridge West End - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • University of Science-Malaysia (Universiti Sains Malaysia) - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km

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Enter dates for 2 guests

Guests
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (1 Bed in 10 Beds)
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Family Room
  • Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Private Bathroom

What’s around

Landmarks

  • In Bayan Lepas
  • RECSAM and Institute Pendidikan Guru - 12 min walk
  • Queensbay Mall - 22 min walk
  • Penang International Sports Arena - 36 min walk
  • Penang Bridge West End - 2.8 mi / 4.5 km
  • University of Science-Malaysia (Universiti Sains Malaysia) - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • Snake Temple - 2.9 mi / 4.6 km
  • KOMTAR - 6.4 mi / 10.4 km
  • Penang Hill - 7.2 mi / 11.5 km
  • Gurney Drive - 7.3 mi / 11.7 km
  • Padang Kota Lama - 7.4 mi / 12 km

Getting around

  • Penang Intl. Airport (PEN) - 15 min drive
  • Penang Sentral - 18 min drive
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1-H, (Besides Sri Sungei Nibong Complex), George Town, 11900, Penang, Malaysia

At a glance

Size

  • 6 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

There is no front desk at this property. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions and key retrieval information. Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink

  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Water dispenser

Services

  • Laundry facilities

Facilities

  • Television in common areas

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Malay

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Things to enjoy

  • Number of living rooms

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

More

  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Mandatory feesPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning January 1, 2023. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Children & extra bedsPay at property

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for MYR 30.0 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia).

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

  • Island Hostel Bayan Lepas
  • Island Hostel George Town
  • Island Hostel Penang/Bayan Lepas
  • Island George Town
  • Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Island Hostel George Town
  • George Town Island Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Island
  • Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Island Hostel
  • Island Bayan Lepas
  • Island Hostel George Town
  • Island Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Island Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation George Town

*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

FAQs

  • Yes, Island Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Aki Pancake (9-min walk), Super Tanker Hawker Center (9-min walk), and Mikki Western Food / Mikki Western Junction (11-min walk).