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    YMCA International Hostel Penang

    Ymca International Hostel Jalan Macalister, George Town, Penang Island 10450, Malaysia
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
    • 1 room
      2 adults
      • 2 adults
        0 children
        • 0 children
          US$ 25
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          US$ 25
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          Reviewed 30 March 2017

          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...More

          Thank angelineharper
          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...More

          Thank GavinWA
          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...More

          Thank DimsumA362
          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...More

          Thank Wsheng
          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...More

          Thank Frandy S
          Grand Inn
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          Tipsy Tiger Party Hostel
          215 reviews
          #1 of 106 Speciality lodging in George Town
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          • George Town
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          "Take advantage of the complimentary breakfast, it is top notch"
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          "YMCA Hostel Well centered location"
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          "ROOMS are Smelly"
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          "Do not get a room facing the main road. Traffic can be heavy till late night."
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