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YMCA International Hostel Penang

211, Jalan Macalister, George Town, Penang Island 10450 , Malaysia
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Kajang, Malaysia
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A budget hostel with great location. Free and convenient parking available. Value for money. The WIFI is strong, but restricted to one gadget per password. It is the most comfortable and well run YMCA hostel in the country. Staff are courteous but not warm. Simple breakfast but sufficiently fill the stomach.

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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

76myr/twin bed/night+breakfast + each room good air con + wood bed & wardrobe + hanger all still good, good floor, complimentary coffee maker. Parking for whose first. good channel for tv. sub urban,peacefull. near to health center. few thing to review : 1. is it breakfast halal for muslim? 2. slow shower.. 3. limited wifi user.. 4. quiet far from... More 

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Thank Syed A
Ipoh, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I went there for a course trip with my mom.The first day when i checked in they gave me a room in the 4 th floor and when i opened the door, there was a bad smell coming from the room.When i sit in the bed even the bad smell was worst.Immediately i went to the lobby and requested for... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

In my opinion, this hotel is not bed. The room quite small and old but clean (it's quite cheap 2). The location is not the best, it's not near the old town or any landscape but it's very quiet. If u rent a car to explore this city, u can choose this hotel. Quiet and clean are what i'm looking... More 

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Thank Xuxannguyen
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Recently refurbished and well-equipped with workshop/meeting arrangements. Houses two restaurants which offer a wide range of cuisines. Right opposite Island Hospital, Penang. Accessible as cabs are always available right in front of doorstep.

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Seneca Falls, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

there is no perfect hotel any where in the world. It all depends on what you value and your expectation. for instance. What I can share with you on my experience is most hotels don't maintain their air conditioning well in their guest rooms so that would make your stay in Penang very uncomfortable in you are looking to retire... More 

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IPOH
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed in the hostel for 3 days 2 nights for a workshop. The hostel lived up to its motto “Your Home Away from Home”. Staff friendly and helpful especially the receptionists. Free tourist leaflets on Penang Island are readily available. Free Wifi though slow. Rooms spartan – air con; hot/cold shower; bath towels provided; TV facilities - all in working... More 

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Semarang, Indonesia
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I stayed in this hostel because my dad had a plan to take medication in Island Hospital. This hostel was recommended by my health advisor because its exactly in front of Island hospital. 1. Price: very affordable (start from 82RM) 2. Room: nice, clean white bedding, with old furnitures and old matress. (old tube-tv, old styled AC, etc) 3. Bath:... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Overall a pleasant experience. Aircond is cold. Beds comfy. They have astro channels ESPN and Starmovie so u wun really get bored. Internet wise is sufficient enough to facebook, email, though i didnt stream , Speedtest was 4MBPs. Breakfast was either bread cheese ham or a plate of fried noodle with egg. Enough for me i guess. The room is... More 

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India
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Rooms are big and clean ,but bathrooms are quite smaller.breakfast is not what you can call breakfast,it is too small,infact very very small and limited.it does not fill your stomach.receptionist are helpful.

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