All Hostels in Georgetown, Penang

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Get to know Georgetown, Penang (no more "I wish I knew this before")

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Other Nearby Cities
Georgetown Georgetown (0.7 Km / 0.4 mi.)
Butterworth Butterworth (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Penang Island Penang Island (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Taiping Taiping (76 Km / 47 mi.)
Alor Star Alor Star (79 Km / 49 mi.)
Arau Arau (114 Km / 71 mi.)
Langkawi Langkawi (115 Km / 72 mi.)

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Your Packing List for Georgetown, Penang

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Georgetown, Penang and Malaysia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Georgetown, Penang