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7.4Very good

2,198 reviews

2,198 reviews

Location 7.8
Value for money 7.7
Cleanliness 7.4
Service 7.3
Room comfort and quality 6.8
Facilities 6.7
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7.8Very good

Location rating score

Very good location - 360 meters from city center
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
2.3 km
Armenian Street
2.5 km
Khoo Kongsi
2.7 km
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
3.0 km
Chew's Jetty
3.0 km
Closest landmarks
Cantonese Methodist Church
40 m
Island Medical Centre
130 m
Island Hospital
140 m
Penang First Assembly of God
290 m
Loh Guan Lye Specialist Centre
400 m

YMCA Penang Hotel

211 Jalan Macalister Road, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 10450 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Georgetown part of Penang, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Pinang Peranakan Mansion. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

Highlights

Front desk [24-hour]

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Air conditioning

Daily housekeeping

Blackout curtains

Announcements by hotel (1)
As part of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, the property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identification, travel itinerary, and other relevant information.
Facilities

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Luggage storage

Restaurants

Coffee shop

Laundry service

Room service

Your dates are popular among travelersPopular destination! Properties in Penang are being booked every minute!
Value for money7.7
Distance to city center3.5 Km
Location rating7.8
Nearest airportPenang International Airport (PEN)
Distance to airport14.6 km

Rooms available at YMCA Penang Hotel

Premium Twin Room - Non-Smoking
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • Street view
  • 2 single beds
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Deluxe Twin
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Premium Triple Room - Non-Smoking
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  • Street view
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed and 1 double b...
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Deluxe Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds & 2 single be...
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Deluxe Triple Room
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  • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Prestige Room
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  • Shower
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Superior Room
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    Single
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      Double
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        Frequently asked questions

        Does YMCA Penang Hotel provide laundry services?

        Yes! YMCA Penang Hotel provides laundry service at your fingertips and even hot water linen and laundry washing for whenever you need your favorite outfits clean and fresh all throughout your getaway. Please contact the property for more information.

        What bars are nearby YMCA Penang Hotel?

        While lodging at YMCA Penang Hotel, indulge in your evening or night out at Bagan Lounge, R&B Pub, and Club Momo to get the most out of your nightlife.

        How many floors does YMCA Penang Hotel have?

        YMCA Penang Hotel has a total of 5 floors.

        How long do guests typically stay at YMCA Penang Hotel?

        Verified past guests that have stayed at YMCA Penang Hotel had an average nightly stay of 2 nights at this property.

        What do verified guests love most about YMCA Penang Hotel?

        Past visitors that stayed at YMCA Penang Hotel have given this property a rating of 7.798 for its remarkable location as the main highlight for their stay.

        What is the verified guest review consensus about YMCA Penang Hotel's swimming pool?

        60.0% of our past customer evaluations have given a positive review and remarks about this property's swimming pool. You can look up on more detailed customer reviews, and comments for YMCA Penang Hotel down in the review section.

        What is the average rating that verified Business travelers' have given to YMCA Penang Hotel?

        Past business travelers that have stayed at this property have given YMCA Penang Hotel an average rating of 7.1. You can look up more detailed customer ratings and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

        What is the typical rating that past Couples' have given to YMCA Penang Hotel?

        Past couple travelers that have stayed at this property have given YMCA Penang Hotel an average rating of 7.4. You can look up on more specific customer ratings, and feedback by filtering for a specific type of verified guest travelers down in the review section.

        What is the average rating that past Families with young children have given to YMCA Penang Hotel?

        Verified families with young children that have stayed at this property have given YMCA Penang Hotel an average rating of 7.5. You can look up more complete customer testimonials and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

        What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to YMCA Penang Hotel?

        The closest train, metro, or bus station is Bukit Mertajam, 15949.08 m away from YMCA Penang Hotel.

        What people love about YMCA Penang Hotel

        • 9.6

          Exceptional
          Cleanliness

          "Good, clean"

          patricia

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          22 September 2023

        • 9.2

          Exceptional
          Cleanliness

          "Our room was cleaned everyday."

          Vivi

          |

          14 September 2023

        • 10

          Exceptional
          Location

          "Perfect location to go around the famous spots in Georgetown."

          Ivan

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          1 August 2023

        Property ranking|Compared to 3,185 Penang properties
        Room comfort score
        6.8/10
        Cheapest price score
        Room size
        16 sqm.
        Couples review score
        7.4/10
        Better than
        94
        %
        of Penang properties
        Better than
        94
        %
        of Penang properties
        Bigger than
        89
        %
        of Penang properties
        Better than
        83
        %
        of Penang properties
        More about YMCA Penang Hotel

        More about YMCA Penang Hotel

        YMCA Penang Hotel

        Whatever your reason for visiting Penang, YMCA Penang Hotel is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away. Sampling the authentic culture of Penang is easy with a stay at YMCA Penang Hotel, just 2.9 km from Pinang Peranakan Mansion.
        Travelers are guaranteed to have a hassle-free stay with all the amenities and services provided by YMCA Penang Hotel. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the hostel's free Wi-Fi internet access. The hostel provides taxi services to help you find what you want in Penang. Parking is available and free, provided by the hostel for guests with their own transportation.
        While lodging at this wonderful hostel, the helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with multiple services that include luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. If you want seats to city's best entertainment, you can get help through the hostel's ticket service and tours. The hostel's on-site dry cleaning service and laundry service help you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less. In-room conveniences include room service and daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay.
        Smoking is restricted to the designated smoking areas.
        Experience high-quality room facilities during your stay at YMCA Penang Hotel. The hostel provides linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning in some rooms for the benefit of guests. Some selected rooms have television and cable TV to keep guests entertained. The hostel also provides guests with a coffee or tea maker and instant coffee in some rooms.
        YMCA Penang Hotel also provides a hair dryer, toiletries and towels in bathrooms for select rooms.


        Dining and things to do

        Start your vacation days in the best possible way. Begin every morning of your stay with an in-house breakfast. Wake up bright and energetic in the mornings with a cup of good coffee offered at the cafe right at the hostel. Never let hunger affect your travel plans! Restaurants on-site provide convenient and tasty dining options. YMCA Penang Hotel has vending machines for 24-hour available light snacks and/or drinks.
        Whether you're looking for an adventure or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, YMCA Penang Hotel has a range of activities that will meet your needs. In a competitive mood? Get sporty with your travel group or other guests at the badminton court in the hostel.


        Around the property

        Visit the sights and local attractions of Penang during your stay at the hostel. Your exploration of the surroundings of YMCA Penang Hotel begins with a visit to Chew's Jetty only 3.0 km away. One of the city's most iconic and famous buildings is Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion, located 2.3 km away.


        Reasons to stay here

        Rooms here are cheaper than 93% of accommodations in the city.
        This hostel's food and dining score higher than 95% of accommodations in the city.
        Room comfort is said to be outstanding here, scoring higher than 93% of accommodations in the city.

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        Amenities and facilities

        Good
        Facilities

        6.7

        Most talked about facilities

        Breakfast

        92 mentions

        Housekeeping

        80 mentions

        Food & Dining

        20 mentions

        Internet

        12 mentions

        Languages spoken
        • English
        • Chinese [Cantonese]
        • Chinese [Mandarin]
        • Malay
        Accessibility
        • Wheelchair accessible
        Internet access
        • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
        • Internet
        • Internet services
        • Wi-Fi in public areas
        Things to do, ways to relax
        • Badminton court
        • Ticket services
        • Tours
        • Yoga room
        Cleanliness and safety
        • Daily disinfection in all rooms
        • Daily disinfection in common areas
        • Face coverings on staff
        • Hand sanitizer
        • Hot water linen and laundry washing
        • Hygiene certification
        • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
        • Temperature check for guests and staff
        Dining, drinking, and snacking
        • Breakfast [buffet]
        • Breakfast [continental]
        • Coffee shop
        • Restaurants
        • Room service
        • Vending machine
        Services and conveniences
        • Air conditioning in public area
        • Daily housekeeping
        • Dry cleaning
        • Elevator
        • Facilities for disabled guests
        • Grooming service
        • Ironing service
        • Laundry service
        • Luggage storage
        • Meeting/banquet facilities
        • Safety deposit boxes
        • Shrine
        • Smoking area
        • Xerox/fax in business center
        Access
        • CCTV in common areas
        • CCTV outside property
        • Fire extinguisher
        • Front desk [24-hour]
        • Non-smoking rooms
        • Pets allowed
        • Security [24-hour]
        • Smoke alarms
        Getting around
        • Car park [free of charge]
        • Car park [on-site]
        • Taxi service
        Available in all rooms
        • Air conditioning
        • Blackout curtains
        • Closet
        • Clothes rack
        • Desk
        • Free bottled water
        • Hair dryer
        • Internet access – wireless
        • Ironing facilities
        • Linens
        • Mirror
        • Non-smoking
        • Satellite/cable channels
        • Shower
        • Telephone
        • Toiletries
        • Towels
        • Wi-Fi [free]

        Food and dining

        Breakfast options
        • Continental
        Restaurants on site
        Hau Hau Yu Restaurant
        • Cuisine: Asian
        • Menu: Buffet
        Y-cafe
        • Cuisine: Asian
        • Menu: Buffet

        Location

        211 Jalan Macalister Road, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 10450
        Very good
        Location

        7.8

        Airports
        • Penang International Airport (PEN)
          14.6 km 26 min drive
        • Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR)
          86.8 km
        Public transportation
        • Komtar Bus Terminal
          2.0 km
        • Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda Bus Terminal
          3.2 km
        Hospital or clinic
        • Island Medical Centre
          130 m
        Shopping
        • Batu Ferringhi Night Market
          9.4 km
        Convenience store
        • 7 Eleven
          770 m
        Cash withdrawal
        • ATM
          240 m

        What's nearby

        Popular landmarks
        • Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
          2.3 km
        • Armenian Street
          2.5 km
        • Khoo Kongsi
          2.7 km
        • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
          3.0 km
        • Chew's Jetty
          3.0 km
        • Penang Fort Cornwallis
          3.3 km
        • Kek Lok Si Temple
          5.1 km
        • Batu Ferringhi Beach
          9.3 km
        • Entopia
          11.3 km
        • Escape Theme Park
          11.3 km
        Nearby landmarks
        • Cantonese Methodist Church
          40 m
        • Island Medical Centre
          130 m
        • Island Hospital
          140 m
        • Penang First Assembly of God
          290 m
        • Loh Guan Lye Specialist Centre
          400 m
        • Floating Mosque
          420 m
        • Loh Guan Lye Hospital
          420 m
        • Wad Bersalin
          450 m
        • Bangunan ACC
          520 m
        • Hong Hock See Temple
          570 m
        Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

        Property policies

        Children and extra beds

        Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

        All children are welcome.

        Infant 0-1 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
        Children 2-4 year(s)
        Must use an extra bed
        If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
        Guests 5 years and older are considered as adults
        Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
        Others
        • Effective from June 1, 2014, the City Council of Penang will impose a Local Council Tax of MYR 3 per room per night for 4 and 5-star hotels, and MYR 2 per room per night for 0 to 3-star hotels. The star rating will be in accordance to the rating from Local Council and should the rating differ from the website, the local council rating will apply. This fee is payable directly to the hotel upon check-in and is not included in the room rate and taxes stated herein.
        • As part of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions, the property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identification, travel itinerary, and other relevant information.
        • Effective 1 June 2014, the City Council of Penang will impose a Local Council Tax of MYR 3 per room per night for 4- and 5-star hotels and MYR 2 per room per night for 0- to 3-star hotels. The property’s star rating will be in accordance to the rating from the Local Council, and should the rating differ from the website, the Local Council rating will apply. This fee is payable directly to the hotel upon check-in and is not included in the room rate and taxes stated herein.
        • • YMCA is a smoke-free hotel.
          • All our Deluxe Twin and Premium Twin consists of 2 single beds only.
          • All our rooms are non-smoking rooms.
          • We serve a very “Simple breakfast”.
          • One room entitle for one complimentary car park which is based on first come first serve basis.
          • We do not provide any baby cot.
          • We do not provide airport transfer services.
          • For extra bed arrangements, it will be subject to room category which need to be confirmed with hotel directly.
          • Laundry service.(OFF SITE)
        • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

        Some helpful facts

        Check-in/Check-out
        • Check-in from14:00
        • Check-out until12:00
        Getting around
        • Distance from city center3.5 Km
        • Travel time to airport (minutes)30
        Extras
        • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)13 MYR
        The property
        • Number of floors5
        • Number of restaurants2
        • Number of rooms 70
        • Room voltage220
        Parking
        • Daily parking fee0 MYR

        Reviews of YMCA Penang Hotel from real guests

        Provided by verified guests of Agoda
        7.4
        Location7.8
        Value for money7.7
        Cleanliness7.4
        Service7.3
        Room comfort and quality6.8
        Facilities6.7
        High score for Penang
        Rating
        9+ Exceptional (142)
        8-9 Excellent (133)
        7-8 Very Good (311)
        6-7 Good (217)
        <6 Below Expectation (356)

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Imelda from Indonesia
        Family with teens
        Deluxe Twin
        Stayed 1 night in April 2023

        Location near Island Hospital”

        Great for those who want to do a medical checkup at Island Hospital because it's just across the street

        Reviewed April 16, 2023
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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Sriyanti from Indonesia
        Group
        Deluxe Twin
        Stayed 1 night in May 2023

        Close to Island Hospital”

        Very clean and comfortable

        Reviewed May 14, 2023
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        10.0
        Exceptional
        adrian from Malaysia
        Couple
        Premium Twin Room - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 1 night in November 2021

        The next visit i will come here again”

        My visit with family to Penang YMCA was awesome, especially the staff over there was so polite and so nice to us. Besides that the cleanness of room also was perfect. I plan for my next visit to here again when I come to Penang for my next visit. Thank you YMCA Hotel. You guys are awesome and caring.

        Reviewed December 13, 2021
        10.0
        Exceptional
        soekreni from Indonesia
        Group
        Premium Triple Room - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 1 night in February 2020

        Travel with 3-4 people”

        The best place, it's cheap, it's clean, the staff very helpful, not to worry about the safety, near the hospital that i want to go, so convenient and so great.. hope to come in here again with friends

        Reviewed January 06, 2022
        10.0
        Exceptional
        wenny from Indonesia
        Family with teens
        Premium Twin Room - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 2 nights in December 2022

        Near to island hospital”

        In front of island hospital. Thus who search place to stay during treatment in island hospital, can consider to stay here.

        Reviewed January 07, 2023
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