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YMCA International Hostel Penang

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

decent stay, bed was a bit wonky, pillow not the best. But BEST COFFEE in asia!!!!! nothing was too much to ask for the admin desk, had free wifi. Carpet was not very clean. Location was ok as I was there to head to Island hospital, so going across the road was very convenient. Breakfast was not fantastic but as...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a very comfortable place to stay at a great price. The rooms are of an older style but the beds are comfortable and to rooms are of a generous size (especially if you take the supreme option). The restaurant on the ground floor is outstanding and the cafe (on the 2nd floor) serves the complimentary breakfast. Great place,...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel had the best location as it was just accross Island Hospital. If you or your family have to visit Island Hospital, then YMCA is the perfect choice. I and my family stayed here for about 3 weeks to accompany our mother who had to go through surgery in Island Hospital. It's a 2 star hotel and therefore you...

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Johor, Malaysia
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Fairly near to Penang GH, Island hospital and RCSI-Penang medical college. Basic amenities are available - Air-conditioned - TV (Fox, AXN, Discovery) - Wifi (good coverage, fast enough to stream netflix, but only limited to one accesory and requires re-login if you accidentally turn off your device - water heater - Toilet looks shabby but is clean - Free breakfast...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I stay here for check up purposes to accompany family check up in penang island hospital. Located just across the hospital lobby. easy access for family member to go rest. Standard old room but great location for people who need to check up in penang island hospital

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Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed here once in 2015 over 2 days one night. The room rates were cheap and it is a no-frills hostel. Room was ok, cleanliness was average, Location is really great. There seems to be good & busy turnover of hostel accommodation guests. Safety-wise,I did not feel unsafe. I also did not find the front counter staff rude- i would...

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 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...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 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...

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Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 13 May 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...

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Delft, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 May 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,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about YMCA International Hostel Penang

Address: Ymca International Hostel Jalan Macalister, George Town, Penang Island 10450, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Penang > Penang Island > George Town
Price Range: $25 - $36 (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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“Take advantage of the complimentary breakfast, it is top notch”
GavinWA, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“YMCA Hostel Well centered location”
IROCCI, 26 Feb 2016 | Read review
“ROOMS are Smelly”
RamSam777, 11 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Do not get a room facing the main road. Traffic can be heavy till late night.”
AvidTraveller007Ip, 19 Oct 2014 | Read review
“street view room is the best for me.”
youyi, 15 Sep 2014 | Read review
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