Noob Hostel



Air-conditioned pod-style dormitory rooms feature beds with individual reading lights, a fan and privacy curtains. Guests have access to shared bathrooms with hot showers. Free personal lockers are also available. Towel Rental & Toiletries for Sale, Common Sharing Bathrooms with Hot Shower available, Calling for Radio Taxi or Trishaw.

There is a series of classic bikes for rent. Bicycle rental is provided at normal rate to public, at the range of RM20 per day. All Noob in-house guests will enjoy 50% discount on ALL the bicycle rental. Guest(s) who stay in for 3 nights or more in Tofu will be entitled with FREE Bicycle rental on a first come first serve basis. And that’s not the best yet, we will give you a useful self-made map to guide you through all nice local food and attraction around the Georgetown


  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hairdryers
  • Key Card Access
  • Towels for hire



Traveler Reviews

“Cosy and comfy”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on August 12, 2017

Friendly and helpful staff, cosy common room, clean bathroom and comfy bed. It's a bit out of centre but really nice for those who seeks some peaceful night with a walking distance to the downtown...

“Can't really find fault with it!”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on June 01, 2017

Read the reviews before booking the hostel for 2 nights, in the female dorm. If you like a bit of a crowd, go for the mixed dorm. I came with the least expectation and it greatly surpassed...

“decent stay for a few nights”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on May 02, 2017

hostel is in a good location, staff are polite and helpful. stayed in a mixed dorm and the layout of the rooms are good each bed sectioned off by a curtain to add privacy. does get a little warm but...


Property Address: 484, Lebuh Pantai (Beach Street), George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site, 10300 Penang

Latitude / Longitude: 5.4124622, 100.3346571

*By Taxi from Airport*

You can hire a taxi from the taxi kiosk inside the airport. The fare should not cost more than RM50. The property is located in George Town heritage buffer zone, a double storey corner heritage house at the junction between Lebuh Pantai and Lorong Prangin. The journey and duration of getting here from airport is typically 30-40 mins with normal traffic. The taxi should be heading to George Town area from the Bayan Lepas area (airport place).

To get to NOOB via taxi, the best way is to travel is via Dr Lim Chong Eu express highway until arriving George Town area, which the taxi driver can turn left at 'Gat Jalan Magazine'. Go straight about 100m-200m until you see 1st Avenue shopping mall and turn right to Lebuh Lintang (a road between 1st Avenue & Traders Hotel). You pass through the underbridge of Prangin Mall which there's many taxis and trishaws stopping there. After which you will see traffic light in front of you. Turn right into Jalan Dr. Lim Chwee Leong and follow the signage to Ferry Terminal. You will pass another traffic light that will have a landmark call C.A Lim old building.

Go straight for another 100m and once you come to the first cross road junction where you see a motor bike shop and Oser Print shop on your left, IMMEDIATELY turn left into Lebuh Pantai. Then you will see NOOB CAFE


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

1. Check-in Time: 14:00 - 18:00
2. Check out Time: 8:00 - 12:00
3. This property only accepts cash payments (MYR). No credit card facilities in the house.
4. At least 72 hours in advance notice for free cancellation.
5. Age Restriction:
- Children below 12 cannot be accommodated at the hostel.
- Children below 18 has to be accompanied by a parent.
6. We observe non-smoking policy in the hostel interior area, however, there's a dedicated space outdoor at corridor for smoking.