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YMCA Penang International Hostel

This was what I faced when I was trying to check in :-

I couldn't park my car in the car park as it was full. It's used by all the people visiting or taking part in the YMCA activities.

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  • 24 hour hot showers
  • 24 hour reception
  • Car Parking
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Lounge area
  • No Curfew
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • Tours/Travel Desk


  • Breakfast – FREE
  • Linen – FREE
  • Towel – FREE

About YMCA Penang International Hostel

70 fully furnished air-con room. Located at Georgetown within close proximity to tourist spot, government office, shopping district & hospitals!

YMCA Penang has undergone major room renovation since 2003 with air-con, hot shower & colour TV come standard within each of the 70 individual guest room.

The property has been rated 2-star by the Ministry of Tourism Malaysia since 2004. The hostel is popular among the European & some Asian tourist and domestic travellers. Our in house facilities include 7 meeting rooms with various seating capacity of up to a max 150 persons, chinese restaurant of 200 seater, cafe & breakfast lounge, 3 badminton courts, multi purpose hall & indoor car park with surveillance camera

Our room rate is affordable and room cleanliness is always a priority. Domestic guests & business travellers frequent this place too

Our location is strategically surrounded by a cosy residential neighbourhood. While government & private hospitals, recreational field & state governor residence are merely walking distance away. Access to the beach & shopping centre are also within walking distance- 10mins or you could choose to ride comfortably on a cab/ taxi right at our doorstep & take a city tour all within 10km radius.

Be mesmerised with our hospitality that goes along with our value for money accommodation & you will not hesitate to come back when visiting Penang!

Location Information

-From airport takes approximately 25mins drive; heading towards town area

(YMCA @ Macalister road. Nearby Penang hospital & st Georges


-those coming via Penang bridge could take the main road (Jalan Mesjid Negeri heading towards Penang race course, take a right turn upon reaching the traffic light). If you come

-by ferry/ train (from Butterworth); driving from ferry terminal takes less than 10mins; via Penang rd-Burmah rd-Perak rd-Macalister rd/ YMCA

Important Information

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.



211 Jalan Macalister

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This was what I faced when I was trying to check in :-

I couldn't park my car in the car park as it was full. It's used by all the people visiting or taking part in the YMCA activities.The parking attendant just waved his hands and didn't offer any help or suggestions even though I told him I already had a reservation. After driving out of the car park, I couldn't get back to the reception desk because of the one-way street in front of the YMCA and so I had to drive a big loop before I could approach the YMCA building again.


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*  The Customer Satisfaction score is based on a combination of ratings from Travellerspoint and external websites. The score of 82% for this property is based on ratings provided by 52 guests.

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