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Overview of Wassup Youth Hostel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
In-room safe, soundproofing, rollaway beds, free WiFi

Wassup Youth Hostel

2 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationKOMTAR4 min walk
    Popular LocationSun Yat Sen Museum9 min walk
    Popular LocationPenang Times Square9 min walk
    AirportPenang (PEN-Penang Intl.)27 min drive

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Standard Double Room

  • 14 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Superior Double Room

  • 16 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Superior Twin Room

  • 18 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Single Bed

Deluxe Double Room

  • 35 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Single Room

  • 12 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Quadruple Room

  • 24 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Ensuite 4-Bed Dormitory Room

  • 16 sq m
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Deluxe Triple Room, 1 Bedroom

  • 35 sq m
  • City view
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Single Bed

About this area

George Town

Located in George Town's Downtown George Town neighbourhood, Wassup Youth Hostel is in the city centre. Gurney Drive and Penang Times Square are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Penang Hill and Ferringgi Beach. Kidland Penang and Penang Avatar Secret Garden are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • KOMTAR - 4 min walk
  • Sun Yat Sen Museum - 9 min walk
  • Penang Times Square - 9 min walk
  • Hock Teik Cheng Sin Temple - 12 min walk
  • Kapitan Keling Mosque - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang Sentral - 30 min drive
  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 25 min drive

About this property

Wassup Youth Hostel

George Town hostel in Downtown George Town, walk to KOMTAR
This hostel features an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include dry cleaning, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance. All rooms are soundproofed and offer free WiFi and hairdryers. Other amenities available to guests include coffee makers, safes and showers.
Wassup Youth Hostel offers 34 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and coffee/tea makers. This George Town hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) are also available. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • Corner/local shop

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Malay

Outdoors

  • Terrace

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker

More

  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

Similar properties

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - midnight
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 50 per day.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information

Fees

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

  • Cash deposit: MYR 50.00 per stay
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 0.00 per accommodation, per night
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property from 1 July 2021. 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.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 50 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a 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

Property is also known as

Wassup Youth Hostel Penang
Wassup Youth Hostel
Wassup Youth Penang
Wassup Youth
Wassup Youth Hostel Penang/George Town
Wassup Youth Hostel George Town
Wassup Youth George Town
Wassup Youth Hostel George Town
Wassup Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Wassup Youth Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation George Town

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Wassup Youth Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Wassup Youth Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Wassup Youth Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Wassup Youth Hostel?
As of 21 Apr 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Wassup Youth Hostel on 24 Apr 2021 start from RM60, 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.
Does Wassup Youth Hostel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Wassup Youth Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Wassup Youth Hostel?
Wassup Youth Hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Wassup Youth Hostel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at Wassup Youth Hostel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is Wassup Youth Hostel located?
Located in Downtown George Town, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of The Top at Komatar and KOMTAR. Penang Times Square and Loh guan Lye Specialist Centre are also within 1 mile (2 km).

Overall score and ratings

4.0

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 47 out of 136 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 57 out of 136 reviews
4 - Good 42%
Rating 3 - Okay. 22 out of 136 reviews
3 - Okay 16%
Rating 2 - Poor. 7 out of 136 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 136 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

3.9/5

Cleanliness

4.0/5

Staff & service

3.9/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I like the concept of this hostel
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Worst ever..... 😡 -5days stayed without any channel...tv can’t function at all -aku ade anak 1tahun, bole pulak constructions drill dinding -bilik ta dpt mcm dlm post... damn it -parking sendiri ye... rm4-rm3 per day. Ta bole claim... Tapi -location sgt2 terbaik.. so puas hati kat location je !
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
I like the service they gave but disappointed with the parking spaces available. Besides, the cleanliness is quite poor at the pool side..
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Awesome place for low budget
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019

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