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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“female bathroom”(5 reviews)
“nice lounge”(5 reviews)
“mixed dorms”(4 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsfemale bathroomnice loungemixed dormsfree breakfasttop bunkgreat air conprivate roomsimple breakfastwooden floorslight sleeperfree waterbus stopsingle roomdefinitely stay here againlocation is greatcommon areaswalking distance
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great service with a very warm and helpful staff. The room we got (mixed room) was also nice and clean, even though it maybe a little bit noisy because it's located just across the street. Highly recommended for backpackers!

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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights. Beds were comfy. Bathrooms were clean and tidy. Wi-Fi worked well. Free breakfast was nice. Help yourself from what's provided upstairs in the common area. Staff werr helpful with booking anything or with information. Would stay again.More

Thank Ger36
Response from siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, PenangResponded 30 May 2017

Dear Guest, We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for staying with us and for giving us a nice feedback! It is our pleasure to have you as our guests ,your encouraging review will help us constantly more improve of our services....More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Wide beds that are comfy. The rooms don't have doors, heavy curtains block out light but not nose. The floors are wooden and if people go to the bathroom often, that sometimes sound like a herd of buffaloes. Reception is helpful. If it had doors...More

Thank thisiscrazy12
Response from siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, PenangResponded 12 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your recent stay here at Siok.Regarding some issue that you mention, We would like to offer our deepest apologies for the inconvenience you had to experience with us recently.We would like to inform you that our location belongs...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Good bed, nice showers, good basic breakfast, staff lovely and very friendly and helpful. Room a little noisy from pigeons and traffic and the rooms have a curtain so a few mosquitoes! But overall a delightful place to stay. Really good location.More

Thank JontyStorer
Response from siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, PenangResponded 12 May 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very pleased to hear that our services made your stay pleasant,although there are some issues that you mention regarding some noise & mosquitos. We are in the center of...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Very clean. The staff are super helpful as well. I Stayed at several places while in Penang, and this hostel was by far the best. Very good location too, right in the heart of Georgetown. And free water bottle refills!More

Thank Joseph W
Response from siok755, Manager at SIOK Hostel, PenangResponded 26 April 2017

Dear Sir Joseph, On behalf of all Siok Team , we would like to express our sincerely gratitude for choosing our hostel, and for given us a nice feedback. We hope to have again the opportunity to welcome you and provide another remarkable experience! With...More

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SIOK HOSTEL has a capacity of 64 persons including separate dorm for females. Rates are inclusive of tax and breakfast, free wifi. They are air-conditioned, come with personal secured lockers,personal sockets ...More and personal reading lights, super single size bunk beds with spring mattresses and bathrooms with rain head hot showers and all bathroom amenities. SIOK HOSTEL provides a Lounge area where guests can enjoy complimentary coffee/tea all day, watch TV, enjoy the collection of DVD's, magazines, dart board, foosball table, board games, free WiFi. Located at the heart of the city Georgetown, UNESCO heritage area, 458 Chulia Street, 10200 Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia. SIOK HOSTEL is located at the junction of Leith street and Chulia Street. There are a number of restaurants nearby. Right on Penang street, which is just across SIOK HOSTEL, there are many shops selling cloths, souvenirs. trishaws, taxis and busses are easy available. Less
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Free Parking
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xxjingyo c
1 February 2017|
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Response from Candela M | Reviewed this property |
You can have an "only girls" dorm for the same price
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Sanjay A
25 November 2016|
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Response from siok755 | Property representative |
Dear Sanjay A, Thank you for your email! Yes, we do have good wifi connection and you can do your work at lounge area
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Room Tips
"Dorm Style Rooms, they have one for women only, men and mix dorm"
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"lvl 3 would be quiter. i preferred the lower bunk."
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"I prefer sleep in the below bed in dorm room, bcos it's not that cold and the wind from aircon doesnt..."
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"Top bunk is colder, duh."
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