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

Guest reviews

4.0/5 Very Good
136 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

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

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Explore the area

Popular LocationKOMTAR4 min walk
Popular LocationPrangin Mall5 min walk
Popular LocationPenang Times Square9 min walk
AirportPenang (PEN-Penang Intl.)25 min drive

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  • Standard Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 14 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Double Room
  • Superior Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 16 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double Room
  • Superior Twin Room

    Room amenities

    • 18 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Single Room

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsSingle Room
  • Quadruple Room

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsQuadruple Room
  • Deluxe Triple Room, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsDeluxe Triple Room, 1 Bedroom
  • Ensuite 4-Bed Dormitory Room

    Room amenities

    • 16 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsEnsuite 4-Bed Dormitory Room

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. ESCAPE Adventureplay and Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm are also worth visiting. Our guests appreciate the hostel's central location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • KOMTAR - 4 min walk
  • Prangin Mall - 5 min walk
  • Penang Times Square - 9 min walk
  • Kapitan Keling Mosque - 14 min walk
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Penang Sentral - 29 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. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 34 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, coffee/tea makers and hairdryers. Safes, showers and free toiletries are among the other amenities that guests will find.
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

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Corner/local shop
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Corner/local shop

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • 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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:30 PM and 1 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

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 2.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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.

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.
Does this hostel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this 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 this hostel?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM to 1 AM.
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).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Wassup Youth Hostel

4.0
Very Good
5 - Excellent
47
4 - Good
57
3 - Okay
22
2 - Mediocre
7
1 - Poor
3
3.9
Cleanliness
4.0
Service and Staff
3.9
Amenities
3.9
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

I like the concept of this hostel

Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

1/5

  • 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

  • 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

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Awesome place for low budget

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2019