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YMCA International Hostel Penang

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose YMCA as it is really close to the Island Hospital Penang, just across the street literally. The hostel offered cheaper flat-rate rooms (18 rooms) for Island Hospital patients, which is RM 87 plus breakfast for 2, or maybe for other people who are on a medical 'trip' but I am not sure. The service was good, and the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located strategically in the midst of the Georgetown along the busy Macalister road. Across the road we see Hospital ISLAND which is one of the tourist destination for medical treatment. That makes it a wonderful short stay in this hotel. I see a lot of huge shady trees everywhere. About the room - it was ok but... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

We had been stay from 5 May till 9 May at the room number 390, deluxe triple room. Upon check out I had forgot to pack my phone charges. We called hotel and mention this issue and the staff on duty had informed us that they had found the charges. So they will put under kiv room 390. But when... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

I came with my perents for the medical purpose, and almost everyone stayed there came for the same reason. My mom and dad was not so fit. We arrived in the morning and my mom and I went for a while to find something to eat and leave my dad there because he can't walk and stand for too long,... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Budget hotel with ample of parking space. We could smell mold and sweat in the room, especially the bed. Most probably they didn't clean the room thoroughly. Poor toilet facilities as we have difficulties in flushing the toilet.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

I think most people staying in this hostel are Island hospital guest like myself, since it is in walking distance. It is considered cheap subsequently the room is simple, but it is clean and tidy. Internet is fast, breakfast is minimal but enough. But since it is quite far from anywhere, just stay here if you bring your own vehicle.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Hostel had nice & clean rooms. Good facilities and free parking area. Half of the staff should not be working there. One embarrassed me & shouted at me without any reason. The lady at the check-in counter treated us in a judgmental & discriminating way & found it hard to relate with us (interracial couple). No professionalism at all. Guess... More 

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Kajang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

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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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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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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Additional Information about YMCA International Hostel Penang

Address: Ymca International Hostel 211 Jalan Macalister, George Town, Penang Island 10450, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $20 - $32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — YMCA International Hostel Penang 2*
Number of rooms: 71
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Ymca International Hostel Penang Hotel Penang Island
YMCA International Hostel Penang George Town
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