Yeng Keng Hotel - George Town

362, Chulia Street, World Heritage City Of George Town,, George Town, Malaysia, 10200  show map
 4 stars
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Yeng Keng Hotel - George Town

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

On-site car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Snack bar

Breakfast room

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

Yeng Keng Hotel is a fine option to stay in George Town. Opened in 1850, the hotel attracts visitors with its historic architecture.

The property is 10 minutes' walk from center of George Town. Such George Town sights as Kek Lok Si Temple and Dharmikarama Burmese Temple are all within reach.

The hotel is situated near a museum, a mosque and a temple.

Yeng Keng Hotel is around 25 minutes' drive from Penang International airport.

Rooms

Yeng Keng Hotel welcomes guests to modern rooms where they can use free Wi-Fi, a mini bar, satellite TV, climate control and a personal safe. The rooms have a view over the garden. Guests can make use of en suite bathrooms with a shower, complimentary toiletries and slippers.

Eat & Drink

Serving Chinese and Malaysian meals, Stardust lies in a vibrant area, 50 meters from the venue.

Services

Business travelers can avail of a meeting room and a photocopier offered on site.

Relax

On-site leisure options feature an outdoor swimming pool and a library.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Private parking is possible on site for free.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of rooms:   20.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • On-site car park
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Bicycle storage

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Breakfast room
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • DVDs/ Videos for children

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Courtyard view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Mini-fridge
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Yeng Keng Hotel - George Town George Town location
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Hotel Address:

362, Chulia Street, World Heritage City Of George Town,, George Town, Malaysia, 10200

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City Centre
  • George Town
    2300 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Red Garden Food Paradise & Night Market (cuisine: International)
    900 ft
  • Yeng Keng Cafe (cuisine: Chinese)
    0 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    20

Rooms and availability

Guest Room
Courtyard view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Queen-size bed

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Room Description:

Room overlooks the pool.

Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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Family Room
Garden view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

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Yeng Keng Hotel Location

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Local attractions

  • Penang Hill1.4 mi
    Georgetown, Penang IslandMalaysia
  • Dharmikarama Burmese Temple1.7 mi
    24 Lorong Burmah
  • Penang Homecooking School2.0 mi
    85 Taman Berjaya Pulau Tikus
  • P Ramlee Gallery1.6 mi
    40A Jalan Counter Hall
  • Wat Chayamangkalaram1.7 mi
    Lorong Burma

Near the hotel

  • Reggae Mansion300 ft
    Chulia Street
  • Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion900 ft
    14 Lebuh Leith
  • The Chocolate Boutique800 ft
    22 Lebuh Leith
  • Cathedral of the Assumption1200 ft
    Farquhar Street intersection with Love Lane
  • Huang Chen Hao Tea Art Imp & Exp Sdn Bhd600 ft
    83, Campbell Street
  • Nazlina Spice Station800 ft
    2 Campbell Street
  • Sams Batik House1000 ft
    183,185 Penang Road

Restaurants nearby

  • Red Garden Food Paradise & Night Market900 ft

    Address: Lebuh Leith

    75% likes this, based on 535 reviews
    Cuisine: International

  • Kwong Sang House100 ft

    Address: 36 Leith Street
    Phone: 60 125565509

    72% likes this, based on 35 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

  • Mews Cafe400 ft

    Address: 77 Muntri Street

    71% likes this, based on 130 reviews
    Cuisine: Vietnamese, Asian, Malaysian

  • Yeng Keng Cafe0 ft

    Address: 36, Chulia Street

    76% likes this, based on 44 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese

  • Stardust100 ft

    Address: 370D Lebuh Chulia
    Phone: (04) 263 5723

    64% likes this, based on 16 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    20
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Yeng Keng Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Yeng Keng Hotel

Average guest rating

9.0out of 10
Superb
Based on 66 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The position of the Yeng Keng Hotel in the middle of the unesco World heritage listed Georgetown in Penang could not be better. It is all happening right outside, yet it is restful and quiet inside the gates. Best of all, it even has a swimming pool. Bliss in that climate! Delightful staff, great food, beautiful surroundings. This place is a must if you are in the area.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Everything was excellent, but the friendliness and attitude of all staff was first class

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    The location and the space are really good. Hotel provided very good Chinese opera and puppy show for us.

    The breakfast needs to be improved.

  • Couple
    9.6

    Yeng Keng Hotel is lovely boutique hotel that has a modern intimate feel.

  • Couple
    8.2

    The ambiance, customer service and breakfast were excellent. Staff members Martin and Ryan were very helpful with any requests and questions.

    The bed was a bit short for a 6ft tall person. There were small ants in the room. The tv audio kept crackling.

  • Single
    10.0

    The design of the hotel is wonderful. Room is clean. Bed is comfy. Wifi is free.

    The room could be a bit bigger. But I am a solo traveller so it is fine with me.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Excellent location. Superb service. Extremely hospitable! Just the wonders of luxury in the heart of the ancient town. A wonderful surprise!

    Maybe the room was a tiny bit small, but that didn't matter so much because everything else was so great.

  • Single
    10.0

    everything! --the hotel is perfect, a jewel: Baba Nyonya style building recently restored with a modernistic edge, cosy rooms decorated with great style and attention to details, very nice terrace in front of the hotel for breakfast or tea. I liked the common areas of the hotel that offered a different angle on the vintage furniture, the Chinese details or the tropical-style verandas on the upper floor. Staff is extremely friendly and efficient. Hotel is very clean and centrally located.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The hotel is beautifully restored and decorated and the building maintains the original layout.

  • Couple
    9.6

    The service was great, all the personnel very attentive and kind. The room was clean and nicely decorated. The hotel is close to the historical center, not the prettiest place, but it's safe and close to local eateries. If you are in a sightseeing vacation this is good, priceworthy place.

    Not really "bad" but that have some room for improvements: the breakfast.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    Location good for street walking round George town.

    Rooms very small, not all staff were as helpful as they should be! Noisy air con by pool and building works noise was constant. Courtyard room view was a brick wall.

  • Couple
    7.0

    Nicely renovated, pool usable is small, very clean, and probably quieter than the other options nearby as it is surrounded by its own courtyard...

    ...but still can be noisy. The first night we got the room next to the reception, where we could clearly here people talking a few meters away - we assume they could hear you as well, so probably not for the shy honeymooners :) Second night we complained and got an upstairs room, which was quieter. In all rooms the bathroom/toilet ventilation window faces the internal courtyard/corridor, which is a strange concept to me. Staff was generally very nice, but when we asked one of the receptionists about transport options to KL, she said she did not know and left it at that.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Beautiful restored hotel in an old part of George Town

  • Couple
    8.2

    The Yeng Keng was a lovely place to stay for 2 nights in georgetown, the room although small was clean and had a lovely bathroom and plasma TV, the breakfast was also good in selection of international and local options. The hotel itself is beautiful, the pool although small was perfect for a refreshing dip after a day in the heat of the city.

    We stayed on a weekend and across the street were people practicing traditional dancing with drums until around midnight so might be diffiuclt with a young family. From our understanding this is a regular practice.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Reasonably priced, Excellent location, friendly staff, nicely renovated colonial style hotel!

    Rooms are quite small.

How to reach hotel

hotel Yeng Keng Hotel - George Town George Town location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

362, Chulia Street, World Heritage City Of George Town,, George Town, Malaysia, 10200

Get directions
City Centre
  • George Town
    2300 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Red Garden Food Paradise & Night Market (cuisine: International)
    900 ft
  • Yeng Keng Cafe (cuisine: Chinese)
    0 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of rooms:
    20