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1 room, 2 adults

Yeng Keng Hotel

3.5-star3.5 stars
362 & 366, Chulia Street, World Heritage City of George Town, George Town, Penang, 10200, Malaysia

Boutique hotel with outdoor pool, near Goddess of Mercy Temple
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • We were met like old friends by the staff... a wonderful historical building in heart of…Feb 28, 2020
  • Excellent customer service. Room was nice, well decorated and clean. Location is also…Dec 6, 2019

Yeng Keng Hotel

from $38
  • Courtyard Room
  • Suite, 1 King Bed (Chulia)
  • Family Triple Room, 1 Bedroom, Garden View, Courtyard Area
  • Classic Superior Room

What’s around Yeng Keng Hotel


  • In Downtown George Town
  • KOMTAR - 12 min walk
  • Gurney Drive - 27 min walk
  • Penang Times Square - 17 min walk
  • Goddess of Mercy Temple - 7 min walk
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi - 9 min walk
  • The Top at Komatar - 10 min walk
  • Padang Kota Lama - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang Intl. Airport (PEN) - 29 min drive
  • Penang Sentral - 33 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 19 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Malaysia may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Free self parking on site

  • Extended parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Pool umbrellas
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1850
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Filipino
  • Malay

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


Yeng Keng Cafe and Bar - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Yeng Keng Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Yeng Keng
  • Yeng Keng Hotel George Town
  • Yeng Keng Hotel Hotel George Town
  • Yeng Keng
  • Yeng Keng Hotel
  • Yeng Keng Hotel Penang
  • Yeng Keng Penang
  • Yeng Keng Hotel Penang/George Town
  • Yeng Keng Hotel George Town
  • Yeng Keng George Town
  • Yeng Keng Hotel Hotel


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have elevators.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

The property affirms that it follows sanitization practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia) guidelines.

The property affirms that it adheres to the Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) sanitization guidelines.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 2.00 per accommodation, per night
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning July 1, 2021. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Deposit: MYR 250 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Yeng Keng Hotel

  • Does Yeng Keng Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Yeng Keng Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Yeng Keng Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Yeng Keng Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Yeng Keng Hotel?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Yeng Keng Hotel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Yeng Keng Hotel?
    You can check in from 3 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Yeng Keng Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Yeng Keng Cafe and Bar. Nearby restaurants include Tho Yuen (3-min walk), Kim Haus (3-min walk), and Coffee Addict (3-min walk).
  • What is there to do near Yeng Keng Hotel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Goddess of Mercy Temple (7-min walk) and Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi (9-min walk), along with The Top at Komatar (10-min walk) and KOMTAR (12-min walk).

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Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 90 reviews

Good 6.0
It is a heritage hotel and the face and outside is quite nice. Breakfast is average. Location is excellent. The room downstairs is quite small and there were some mosquitos. Pool is also very small. No exercise equipment.
TS, us1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
This is one hotel that never fails to amaze you in terms of customer service. Very attentive and friendly. Definitely a hotel we’ll stay in everytime we’re at penang!
Carrie, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Amazing staff
My son was in the hospital while I was there and they went above and beyond with service for us. Just so kind and thoughtful.
us5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
We Love It!
A gem of class and culture, Yeng Keng has everything you want. The rooms are not large, but they are perfectly appointed. The pool is a delight after touring about on a hot Penang day. But the service is what elevates Yeng Keng above others. Raj and Nanda can solve every problem! We can't wait to go again.
Daniel, th3 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Comfy, good location and best service crew. Dislike their TV channel selection.
Christina, my1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
The hotel looks like traditional typically type of Chinese house
Ho, sg2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Stunning unique building right in the centre of George Town could walk everywhere couldn’t have hoped for more. If you like ritzy this isn’t for you but if you like charm this has it
Emma, au4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Interesting and unique architecture and atmosphere. Nice, helpful staff
gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Yeng Keng is a great place to stay while in Penang. My friends and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. The staff Kellen and Yeoh are very friendly and helpful. They helped us make reservation of restaurants and gave us good suggestions on where to go, for eg, China House, and the nearby Joo Hooi coffee shop, which we liked much. The breakfast spread was very substantial and we really looked forward to the breakfast every morning. The room is very comfortable. The only downside to our room at #108 is that the WiFi is not strong and quite unstable. We had to stay close to the main door in order to be able to get the WiFi signal. The air-con unit is not connected to the main switch and hence it has to be switched on and off separately. Overall we still like Yeng Keng very much, as it is such a lovely heritage hotel.
Priscilla, sg2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Conveniently located. The staff are very friendly and very helpful. Enjoyed the stay there. :)
sg2 night family trip

Yeng Keng Hotel