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A restored 19th century building, Yeng Keng Hotel is located in George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Penang. It offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant and free Wi-Fi.

Hotel Yeng Keng is located along Chulia Street, 15 minutes on foot from Fort Cornwallis and Khoo Kongsi. Famous food centre, Gurney Drive, is a 10-minute drive away.

Charming rooms showcase a fusion of Indian and British décor. They are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided.

After a day of sightseeing and tasting Penang’s must-try dishes, guests can spend some quiet time at the reading area. Laundry and dry cleaning services are available for guests’ convenience.

European and local breakfast options are served at the hotel. Yeng Keng Café and Bar serves a mixture of Hainanese and Western favourites.

This is our guests' favourite part of George Town, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Yeng Keng Hotel has been welcoming guests since 3 Dec 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in George Town, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Halal, Asian

Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Yeng Keng Hotel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is your pool currently open?
    Hi, Good Evening! Our swimming pool has opened. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you should require any further assistance. Thank you and h..
    Answered on 15 October 2021
  • Is there free parking facilities to allow car to park in the hotel?
    Yes, on-site free parking - subject to availability
    Answered on 12 May 2022
  • Hi, is the swimming pool opened ? I would like to book the superior room on 19/12.
    Hi,the swimming pool is opened and then the operating hours will be 7.00am till 7.00pm.
    Answered on 16 December 2021
  • Do u have dedicated parking space for hotel guest?
    Hotel guests have the first priority for on-site car parking
    Answered on 12 May 2022
  • Is there any twin sharing rooms ?
    would like to inform you that we only have one family suite room which is a twin shared room for four people accompanied by one double bed and two single beds.
    Answered on 13 February 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
1 restaurant on site

    Yeng Keng Cafe

    Cuisine: Asian

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Yeng Keng Hotel
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Secured parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Car hire
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Shallow end
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Tamil
  • Chinese
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Yeng Keng Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 00:00


12:00 - 12:30


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 of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered 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

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Yeng Keng Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Effective 1 June 2014, the Penang State Government will be imposing a local government fee of MYR 2 per room per night, payable directly to the hotel upon check-in.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about Yeng Keng Hotel

  • Yeng Keng Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming Pool

  • Yeng Keng Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Yeng Keng Cafe

  • Room options at Yeng Keng Hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Family
    • Double

  • Check-in at Yeng Keng Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:30.

  • Yeng Keng Hotel is 650 yards from the centre of George Town.

  • Guests staying at Yeng Keng Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Halal
    • Asian

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

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Yeng Keng Hotel by:

    • Taxi 45min