Ymca Penang Hostel

211 Jalan Macalister,South Eastern Asia,Penang, Penang, Malaysia  show map
 2 stars
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Ymca Penang Hostel

 Free Wi-Fi
 Parking
 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

 Pets

No pets allowed

 Air conditioning

Overview

The comfortable 2-star Ymca Penang is set in the center of Penang.

This hotel is located in a central area and 1.9km from Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Gurney Drive and Komtar. It will take you 15 minutes to get to P Ramlee Gallery, Wat Chayamangkalaram and Acheen Street Mosque.

20km to Penang International airport.

Rooms

All 70 air-conditioned guestrooms feature modern facilities. They provide bathrooms with complimentary toiletries, a shower and a hairdryer.

Eat

At the restaurant Chinese dishes are served.

Services

Ymca Penang offers business facilities, such as a business center, internet access and computers and provides laundry, tour assistance and dry cleaning.

Internet

No internet access available

Guest Parking

Free private hotel parking is possible on site.

Number of rooms   71.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Early check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator

Services

  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Rollaway/Extra bed

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request

Media

  • Television
  • Telephone

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  3 pm

Check-Out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

211 Jalan Macalister,South Eastern Asia,Penang, Penang, Malaysia

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City Center
  • Penang
    1.8km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Maple Palace Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese, Malaysian)
    460 m
  • Dining Room - Macalister Mansion (cuisine: French, Contemporary)
    680 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of rooms:
    71

Rooms and availability

Ymca Penang Deluxe Twin Room
Deluxe Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds
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  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Ymca Penang Hostel Penang location
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    Hotel Address:

    211 Jalan Macalister,South Eastern Asia,Penang, Penang, Malaysia

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Penang
      1.8km
    Airports
    Restaurants
    • Maple Palace Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese, Malaysian)
      460 m
    • Dining Room - Macalister Mansion (cuisine: French, Contemporary)
      680 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      71

    Ymca Penang Location

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    What's nearby

    Tourist attractions

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 3.0km

    Places of interest

    • Penang Jetty - 3.3km

    Monuments and Landmarks

    • Khoo Kongsi - 2.7km
    • Fort Cornwallis - 3.2km

    Local Attractions

    • Penang Botanical Gardens - 1.6km
      Jalan Air Terjun, Georgetown
    • Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple - 2.1km
      Jalan Kebun Bunga, Georgetown
    • Pinang Peranakan Museum - 3.0km
      29 Church Street, Georgetown
    • Komtar - 1.9km
      Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
    • Ibox Museum of Glass Penang - 2.5km
      80-O Jalan Mount Erskine, Georgetown

    Near the hotel

    • Penang Hill - 1.2km
      Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
    • Wat Chayamangkalaram - 1.2km
      Lorong Burma, Georgetown
    • P Ramlee Gallery - 1.3km
      40A Jalan P Ramlee (formerly Counter Hall), Georgetown
    • Dharmikarama Burmese Temple - 1.2km
      Lorong Burma, Georgetown
    • Acheen Street Mosque - 1.2km
      Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Maple Palace Restaurant - 460 m

      Address: 47, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
      Phone: 4-227 9690

      61% likes this, based on 31 reviews
      Cuisine: Chinese, Malaysian

    • The Cellar - Macalister Mansion - 680 m

      Address: 228 Macalister Road
      Phone: +(60)42283888

      95% likes this, based on 29 reviews
      Cuisine: Wine Bar

    • Marshall's Burger - 720 m

      Address: 124-C, Jalan Burma

      62% likes this, based on 46 reviews
      Cuisine: Hamburgers

    • Dining Room - Macalister Mansion - 680 m

      Address: 228 Macalister Road
      Phone: 604-2283 888

      86% likes this, based on 32 reviews
      Cuisine: French, Contemporary
      Price Range: GBP 8 - GBP 69

    • Hot Wok - 700 m

      Address: 124 E&F, Jalan Burma

      79% likes this, based on 5 reviews
      Cuisine: Malaysian

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      71

    Ymca Penang Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ymca Penang

    Individual guest reviews

    • Single
      6.6

      It was good, clean and staff were helpful, a bit far out of the way though

      Just the location

    • Family with children
      7.0

      Package deal comes with breakfast plus free theSun newspaper (self-collect from the reception counter).

      The one-way road system of Macalister Road - it's this so-near-yet-so-far experience driving - to get to the location of the hotel.

    • Family with children
      6.6

      It seems to be a safe and quiet place to stay, The receptionist was friendly and well-mannered. Ample parking space. Still recommend it because the price is reasoable,

      (i) I stayed for 2 days at YMCA and needed WIFI for my work. The WIFI was not working and the receptionist doesnt seems to know why. Only after a few inquiries did someone tell me that wifi was under repair, Until the day I left there is still no wifi. (ii) Penang is very famous for its food but your complimentary breakfast is way out of expectation.It's way below the average standard in Penang. My suggestion is if your hotel cant provide a Penang-standard breakfast, then please do not provide supplimentary breakfast. Do you Google map to find the right direction to go to the hotel. Many parts of Macalister Road is one-way, Google Earth shows a road without indication of which direction to drive. The triple room is too small for 3 person. The triple room I stayed in Taiping budget hotel was much bigger.

    • Family with children
      7.0

      good value for money

      our AC didn't have remote control and we had to get staff to help every time.

    • Older travelers
      7.0

      Clean and Tidy

      I like this Hotel though, however, for such facilities provided, they should lower the price a little bit more.

    • Family with children
      8.2

      A affordable hotel with good necessary facilities

    • Group of friends
      6.2

      The room was very clean, as was the private bathroom. Air conditioning working and effective, and rooms kept noise out very well.

      The hostel is not in a very good location if you are looking to spend much time in George Town. Not many bus routes go past the YMCA, and Jln Macalistair is deceptively long!!

    • Couple
      4.6

      I wouldn't recommend this hotel to my worst enemies. The location is horrible (25 minutes by bus to the city...). In the morning they serve you cold eggs and old toast for breakfast. In your room you can smell the sweat of the people who are playing badminton in the gym. And besides that, it's very noisy! We're backpackers, so pretty used to sleeping in bad accomodations, but YMCA Penangs has been really one of our worst....

    • Family with children
      6.6

      comfortable stay, friendly servicing staff and the hotel location is accesible to other interesting place.

    • Family with children
      10.0

      the room were clean and they provide hot water and warm water to drink

      no complaints

    • Group of friends
      7.4

      is value for money,comfortable for college students like us,helpful of the staffs here.

    • Group of friends
      7.8

      Very clean and the fact that the Church was just outside made it feel safe to sleep. :-))

      Nothing except that it was difficult to check in at the beginning as the staff could not locate my name and that was a problem.

    • Older travelers
      6.8

      Good value for moneyand reasonable service and essential equipment such as electric kettle and towels. Size of room is adequate.

      The carpet should be deep cleaned as I and my wife both experienced bitten by fleas for all the 3 nights that we stayed while working on my netbook computer on the desk. The internet explorer regularly disconnected while you are using it.

    • Group of friends
      7.8

      Good ambience,feel at home,. Wi fi facility

      Rooms are small, and so also the breakfast

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Ymca Penang Hostel Penang location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    211 Jalan Macalister,South Eastern Asia,Penang, Penang, Malaysia

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Penang
      1.8km
    Airports
    Restaurants
    • Maple Palace Restaurant (cuisine: Chinese, Malaysian)
      460 m
    • Dining Room - Macalister Mansion (cuisine: French, Contemporary)
      680 m
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  12 pm
    • Number of rooms:
      71
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