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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 center, 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 favorites.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in George Town, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Halal, Asian

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Property questions and answers
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  • 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 October 15, 2021
  • Hi. Can i book the family room if we are a family of 4? 2 adults 2 children (12 & 10).
    Dear Sir/Madam, Greetings from Yeng Keng Hotel Penang! Kindly be informed that the Family 2 Bedroom Suite (connecting room) can only accommodate a ..
    Answered on January 18, 2022
  • Hai ada bathtub ke
    Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for your message. For your kind information, we only have a standing shower.
    Answered on October 11, 2022
  • Is there free parking facilities to allow car to park in the hotel?
    Yes, on-site free parking - subject to availability
    Answered on May 12, 2022
  • Hi. Can I book Chulia suite with 3 adults and 1 year old baby? Can this suite add extra bed in the living room? Thanks.
    Dear Sir/Madam, Greetings from Yeng Keng Hotel Penang! Thank you for your message. For your information, our Chulia Suite rooms can add an extra bed..
    Answered on October 11, 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Yeng Keng Cafe

    Food: Asian

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Yeng Keng Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & 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
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Private entrance
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Opening times
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Tamil
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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3:00 PM - 12:00 AM


Until 12:30 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs 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 minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about Yeng Keng Hotel

  • Yeng Keng Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Yeng Keng Cafe

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

    • Swimming pool

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

  • The prices at Yeng Keng Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Taxi 45min

  • Yeng Keng Hotel is 1,950 feet from the center 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

  • Room options at Yeng Keng Hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Family
    • Double

  • Check-in at Yeng Keng Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:30 PM.