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Malabar Inn, Penang

2-star2 stars
No 26, 28, 29 & 31Lebuh Cintra, Georgetown, PenangPenang10100Malaysia

Walking distance from Camera Museum
  • Free WiFi
  • Looks nothing like the photos. Dishonest staff, scuff marks on the wall, hair from…May 12, 2017
  • This is a very basic hotel but completely satisfying for this 65 yr. old couple. We…Mar 26, 2017
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Malabar Inn, Penang

from $13
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Triple Room
  • Double Room (Bathroom Attached)
  • Twin Room (Bathroom Attached)
  • Family Room
  • Single Room (Attached Bathroom)
  • Single Room (Attached Bathroom)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 23 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • Clothing optional (nudity permitted in public areas)
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Library
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Malabar Inn, Penang’s small print

Also known as

  • Malabar Inn Penang
  • Malabar Penang
  • Malabar Inn Penang/George Town


Clothing is optional at this property.

Mandatory fees

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

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. 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.

Optional extras

Self parking is available for an extra charge

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

What’s around Malabar Inn, Penang


  • In Georgetown
  • Camera Museum - 8 min walk
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi - 10 min walk
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 13 min walk
  • Fort Cornwallis - 17 min walk
  • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram - 38 min walk
  • Loo Pun Hong - 5 min walk
  • Kidland Penang - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)

Malabar Inn, Penang

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