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Cheapest month to stay with an average 58% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 97% rise in price.
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When to book a hostel in George Town

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Top tips for finding George Town hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in George Town, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in George Town in March and February.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in George Town if you stay on a Saturday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Thursday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a George Town hostel.
  • Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Penang for 3 days.

FAQs when booking a hostel in George Town

  • How much does a hostel cost in George Town?

    Hostel prices in George Town can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in George Town is $23 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $9 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in George Town?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in George Town is $23 compared to $60 for a night in a hotel.

Where to find the best hostels in George Town?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in George Town by showing you the exact location of each hostel