We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our site. By continuing to browse our site you are agreeing to our Cookies Policy and use of cookies technology. Find out more »

X
HostelBookers Logo
WEBSITE FEEDBACK
No booking fees
See all Penang hostels

Reviews of YMCA Penang International Hostel

Hostel | 211 Jalan Macalister, Penang, Malaysia 10450

75.2% Overall Rating

45 out of 59 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/01/2012)

Keith Stevens thinks…

"Better than some 3 star hotels we've stayed in. Can't find anything negative to say about it."

Read all YMCA Penang International Hostel reviews

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Penang?

Contact us directly

See other properties in Penang

Hamoni Home
12.71 USD

Hostel Not yet rated
Heritage Lodge
9.15 USD

Hostel Not yet rated
Hotel Mingood
15.24 USD

Hotel 2 star 80.6% 242 reviews
Hutton Lodge
9.15 USD

Hostel 79.5% 348 reviews
Red Inn Cabana
9.15 USD

Guesthouse 88.8% 31 reviews
Reggae Penang Love Lane Hostel
10.67 USD

Hostel 87.2% 68 reviews
Super K Hostel
9.76 USD

Hostel Not yet rated
Red Inn Penang
10.37 USD

Guesthouse 80.7% 28 reviews

Enter dates to check prices


  •  
    Invalid date
     
    Invalid Date - Cannot be in the past
     
    Invalid Date - Check-Out cannot be beyond 18/12/2015

  •  
    Invalid date
     
    Invalid Date - Cannot be in the past
     
    Invalid Date - Check-Out cannot be beyond 18/12/2015
     
    Your check-out date is before your check-in date. Please check your dates and try again.
     
    Bookings can only be made for a maximum period of 31 days. Please enter alternative dates and try again.

processing
75.2%

Overall Rating

45 out of 59 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'YMCA Penang International Hostel'

Atmosphere
69.6%
Location
51.2%
Facilities
76.8%
Cleanliness
85.6%
Staff
76.0%
Value
81.6%
Safety
85.6%
Refine your results Showing 32 of 34 reviews 1 | 2   Next
Reset filter
74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Keith Stevens

With my spouse / partner

City break

14 January 2012 Keith would recommend this property

Liked: Better than some 3 star hotels we've stayed in. Can't find anything negative to say about it.

Disliked: Location a bit remote from town, but it's a minor problem as buses are convenient and cheap.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 May 2011

Liked: Ok room, got a ok breakfast included

Disliked: Not a great location

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

BALACHANDRA ARACHCHIGE RANJITH NANDAKUMARA

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

20 April 2011 BALACHANDRA ARACHCHIGE RANJITH would recommend this property

Liked: I recommend this place to everyone who wish to stay in a budget hotel in penange. Staff was friendly and helpfull ,room was very clean and neat.

Disliked: Nothing to mention.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

18 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: We had a big, clean room with wifi and television. Realy good value for the money.

Disliked: It is far from the center and even from the busstop it is ten minutes to walk.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

07 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean, comfortable, in a quiet neighborhood yet close to center of georgetown

Disliked: not many eating options nearby...have to fall back on the inhouse restaurant

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

18 January 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice staff, very clean (although we had 1 cockroach in the room, but it;s about the climate), breakfast included

Disliked: the location is not that good

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

04 February 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very clean but far from the centre

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 40% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

03 February 2010

Liked: Too much far from the city centerSmall roomLaundry very expansiveBad breakfast

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

05 January 2010 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cheap

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 100%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

19 December 2009

Liked: Good: Cheap, secure and functional. Bad: Poor location, not many other backpackers, staff not that helpful (it is also a leisure centre so they were probably more focused on that I guess)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

05 December 2009

Liked: clean, not really for backpackers

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

03 June 2009 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and cheap, with ample car parks to cater for everyone

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Clemens Groetz

20 January 2009 Clemens would recommend this property

Liked: friendly and helpfull staff

Disliked: Clemens left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Mark Aring

02 September 2008 Mark would recommend this property

Liked: The rooms are Hotel quality at bargain basement prices, its a little out of the way but if you can stand the 20 min walk to town then this place cant be beat for the price. Big rooms with wall to wall windows and high ceilings, nice furniture too.

Disliked: Mark left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

eddy ng

10 June 2008 eddy would recommend this property

Liked: it worths the money, breakfast is too simple though.

Disliked: eddy left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

parichat boonjoem

22 April 2008 parichat would recommend this property

Liked: simple. quiet and nice area but nothing around.

Disliked: parichat left no negative feedback.

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 20% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Jessadaporn Sunka anurak

12 April 2008

Liked: the room is clean , have dorm room for the group but it's too far from Komtar Bld. and far from the market

Disliked: Jessadaporn left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

17 March 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Internet connection, badminton course

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

09 February 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: valuable price and facilities

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

pieter kwinkelenberg

07 February 2008 pieter would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and friendly.Rooms are of a good size.

Disliked: pieter left no negative feedback.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

31 January 2008

Liked: it was clean

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 40% Facilities - 100% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

15 January 2008 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very clean, spacious bedroom & bathroom, breakfast included (and i mean decent breakfast!)

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Arlene Pawlitschek

22 November 2007 Arlene would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, quiet, reasonable, coffe shop on premises.

Disliked: Arlene left no negative feedback.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Kelly Braddock

13 November 2007

Liked: Comfortable beds; clean linen; kettle in the room to make own coffee

Disliked: Kelly left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

29 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: food, clean

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.


See all Penang hostels