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    Fastbook Hostel

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    1228L-3, Jalan Paya Terubong, Ayer Itam, Gelugor, Penang Island 11060, Malaysia
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    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...More

    Thank EdFalkirk
    Reviewed 22 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...More

    1  Thank Tan S
    Reviewed 7 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...More

    2  Thank Filip C
    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...More

    Thank TONY Y
    Reviewed 17 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.

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    • Price range
    • US$27 - US$66 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 7
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    • Location
    • Malaysia >
    • Penang >
    • Penang Island >
    • Gelugor
    • Also Known As
    • Fastbook Hostel Penang/Gelugor
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    Nearby Attractions
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