Situated in George Town, 1.6 km from Northam Beach, Macalister 288 features accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. The property is located 1.9 km from Rainbow Skywalk at Komtar, 2 km from 1st Avenue Penang and 4.5 km from Penang Botanic Gardens. The property is non-smoking and is set 1.6 km from Penang Times Square. At the hotel, all rooms are fitted with a desk. Complete with a private bathroom fitted with a bidet and free toiletries, the rooms at Macalister 288 have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and certain rooms are fitted with a balcony. At the accommodation rooms have bed linen and towels. Speaking English, Indonesian, Malay and Chinese at the reception, staff will be happy to provide guests with practical advice on the area. Wonderfood Museum is 4.7 km from Macalister 288, while Straits Quay is 5.6 km from the property. The nearest airport is Penang International Airport, 16 km from the hotel.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room type
Number of guests
1 extra-large double bed
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
1 single bed
1 large double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
High score for George Town
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Feruza
    United States United States
    Hotel staff - front desk very helpful , greet all guests with smiles! The room was very clean, bed very comfortable. Thank you for making my stay so enjoyable!
  • Aris
    Greece Greece
    The staff was really nice and helpful! The location is a short walk from the center. The room was amazing with everything you need for a short stay!
  • Nicole
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    - clean modern rooms - lovely staff - big rooms - good price

Hotel surroundings

Facilities of Macalister 288
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Vending machine (snacks)
    • Vending machine (drinks)
    • Private check-in/check-out
    • 24-hour front desk
    Reception services
    • Invoice provided
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Key card access
    • 24-hour security
    • Safety deposit box
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Lift
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by elevator
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • Indonesian
    • Malay
    • Chinese

    House rules

    Macalister 288 takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 15:00 to 00:00


    From 12:00 to 13:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children older than 12 years are welcome.

    Children 15 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card American Express Cash Macalister 288 accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    FAQs about Macalister 288

    • Yes, Macalister 288 is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • The prices at Macalister 288 may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Macalister 288 is 1 miles from the centre of George Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Macalister 288 include:

      • Double
      • Twin
      • Studio
      • Family

    • Check-in at Macalister 288 is from 15:00, and check-out is until 13:00.

    • Macalister 288 offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):