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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.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

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

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
or
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.7
Facilities
8.8
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
8.6
High score for George Town
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  • Sl
    SingaporeSingapore
    Beautiful interior. Great location. Polite staff Overall, a positive experience
  • Radu
    RomaniaRomania
    Colonial vibes all the way. There was a major problem in the city with the water supply, but the hotel was on top of things and didn't affect us in the least. Centrally located, i'm not sure what more we could have wanted
  • Elaine
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    The staff were very pleasant and accommodating. The location is very central and accessible to a lot of bars and restaurants.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Yeng Keng Cafe
    • Cuisine
      Asian
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal

Amenities of Yeng Keng Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.8

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • 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
General
  • 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!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • 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

Yeng Keng Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:30 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 will be charged as 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
Free

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

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Yeng Keng Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

From 1st January 2023, a tourist tax of RM 10 per room per night is applied to all foreign guests. This tax is not included in the room rate and must be paid upon check-in. Guests with a valid Malaysian Identity Card or valid permanent residents MY PR Card are exempted. 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Yeng Keng Hotel

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

    • Swimming pool

  • Yeng Keng Hotel is 1,950 feet from the center of George Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Yeng Keng Hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Family
    • Double

  • 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.

  • Yeng Keng Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Yeng Keng Cafe

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

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