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Yeng Keng Hotel

3.5 of 5 362 & 366, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it is conveniently located & rooms are "compact". But given its owned by Malaysian Chinese we were astonished to find that Chinese/ Green tea was unavailable although not apparently coffee or black/ Indian tea. The breakfast offerings/ standard was poor unless you are enthralled by uncovered COLD samoosa, COLD spring rolls & even COLD dim sum & somewhat aged... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the 2nd day of my wife and my Penang trip, we decided to experice a different side of Penang, trading the tranquility of Batu Ferringhi beach for the taste of the historical and bustling Georgetown. I had decided to book a night stay at Yeng Keng, seeing the many good reviews and unique architecture, despite the price being steeper... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a terrific location and a convenient walk to many restaurants and in the heart of George Town. Staff was very friendly and helpful; they made me a sandwich since I had an very early flight one morning. The hotel is also clean and pleasant and apparently was renovated recently. Although the rooms are nice, including the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yeng Keng is in such a great location, close to everything. Very affordable and the service was great. Amenities were good, clean pool, lovely restaurant, room was very clean and functional. Directly across the road from a temple so if you're concerned about the prayer noise I wouldn't stay here. We loved it and will remember Yeng Keng fondly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Given the very good reviews our expectations have been accordingly, however, not met. Our overall impression was that it is a nice hotel, but totally overpriced for what you get. Good location in Georgetowns old town, close to some restaurants and night markets and shopping streets. Nice spirit and atmosphere due to the rustic decor and helpful concierge. Wifi didn't... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband, daughter & I just returned from 3 nights' stay at the hotel. The hotel is very well situated in the heart of Georgetown and walking distance to street food, dim sum restaurants and other historic places of interest. After eating & sightseeing, we could walk back to the hotel to refresh. We had a family room for 3... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We stayed at this location for 4 nights and overall it was a pleasant stay. It's close to many food options and a 7-11. The internet was great during the entire stay and I had no issues with the wifi. The main two 2 things the hotel can improve on is 1) They should change up the breakfast options and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Great location, nice little hotel with a lot of charm. Breakfast ok Staff very helpful 3 days 2 nights is enough to visit George Town Good address, very clean and comfortable, close to all attractions

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This was my second visit to Georgetown and it was so much better staying at this hotel in the heart of the city. The buildings are tastefully furnished in traditional ways. Courtyards and corridors contain hidden gems. Rooms are well equipped with all you need. A very pleasant plunge pool which refreshes after a day exploring. We drove around Malaysia... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great location. Within minutes walk to almost all attractions in Georgetown including Peranakan Museum (must see!!). I had the courtyard twin room on the ground floor and was not bothered by any sound from the mosque that some reviewers were complaining about. The only noise were actually from inconsiderate guests who talked loudly in the lobby and courtyard early in... More 

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Address: 362 & 366, Chulia Street, George Town, Penang Island 10200 , Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Yeng Keng Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Yeng Keng Hotel Penang/George Town
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in George Town
#4 Business Hotel in George Town
#4 Family Hotel in George Town

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