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The 80's Guesthouse

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Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Double Room, Shared Bathroom | Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Double Room, Shared Bathroom | Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Premium bedding, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The 80's Guesthouse

The 80's Guesthouse

2-star property

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
46, Love Lane, George Town, 10200

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKapitan Keling Mosque7 min walk
  • Popular LocationPenang City Hall9 min walk
  • Popular LocationKOMTAR17 min walk
  • AirportPenang (PEN-Penang Intl.)17 min drive

Room options

About this area

George Town

The 80's Guesthouse is located in Downtown George Town, a neighbourhood in George Town. Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal and Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those in the mood for shopping can visit Pasar Chowrasta and Prangin Mall. PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre and Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Kapitan Keling Mosque - 7 min walk
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 8 min walk
  • Penang City Hall - 9 min walk
  • Batik Painting Museum Penang - 10 min walk
  • KOMTAR - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang Sentral - 32 min drive
  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 17 min drive

About this property

The 80's Guesthouse

Hostel in the heart of Downtown George Town
Consider a stay at The 80's Guesthouse and take advantage of a terrace, a library and dry cleaning/laundry services. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi.
Other perks at this hostel include:
  • Smoke-free property, a TV in the lobby and tour/ticket information
  • Luggage storage
  • Guest reviews say good things about the location
Room features
All guest rooms at The 80's Guesthouse offer perks, such as premium bedding and air conditioning, as well as amenities, such as complimentary wireless Internet access.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Shared bathrooms with showers and free toiletries


English, Malay

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60ยฐC or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Library

Guest services

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Terrace


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower


  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age - 15


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 11 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property from 1 January 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.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Property is also known as

80's Guesthouse Hostel George Town
80's Guesthouse Hostel
80's Guesthouse George Town
80's Guesthouse
The 80's George Town
The 80's Guesthouse George Town
The 80's Guesthouse Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
The 80's Guesthouse Hostel/Backpacker accommodation George Town

Frequently asked questions

Is The 80's Guesthouse pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at ?

As of 7 Oct 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at on 10 Oct 2022 start from RMย 99.06, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The 80's Guesthouse?

This hostel doesn't offer parking.

What time is check-in at The 80's Guesthouse?

Check-in begins at 3 PM.

What time is check-out at The 80's Guesthouse?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is The 80's Guesthouse located?

Located in Downtown George Town, this hostel is steps away from Camera Museum and Penang State Museum. St. George's Church and Queen Street are also within 10 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The 80's Guesthouse and receive a full refund?

Yes, The 80's Guesthouse offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The 80's Guesthouse cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 11 reviews
5 - Excellent 27%
Rating 4 - Good. 6 out of 11 reviews
4 - Good 55%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 11 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 11 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 11 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



4/5 Good

Xiao Fang
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I appreciated how clean the shared facilities are and how kind the other guests and staff are!
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2022

3/5 Okay

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities
Need to provide drinking water
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect little stay
Great hostel, right in the centre of Georgetown but not too loud at night. I have no complaints what so ever!
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great Hostel, 100% Recommend.
Awesome hostel. Clean, great facilities, comfy beds, nice AC. Location is fantastic. Super friendly staff.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019

4/5 Good

Verified traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019

4/5 Good

Izzy, London, UK
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Very clean rooms and a great location! I would stay here again.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2018

4/5 Good

Verified traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great experience
It was great the location, the room and everything but I really think there should be a curtain for a hostel to keep the privacy for the guest and the wifi is not really good. Still the overall is great the staff are really nice. I would recommended it๐Ÿ‘

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
a great place to stay.. great staffv
It's wonderful. Staff great
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2017

3/5 Okay

Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort