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International House

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Deluxe Room | Desk, laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
VIP Suite | View from room

Overview of International House

International House

2.0 star property
No-frills George Town hotel with outdoor pool

7.8/10 Good

90 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is €31
Price available on 06/02/2023
Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, SEAMEO RECSAM, Gelugor, George Town, Penang, 11700

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About this area

What's nearby

  • KOMTAR - 10 min drive
  • Penang Hill - 19 min drive
  • Queensbay Mall - 9 min drive
  • Gurney Drive - 16 min drive

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 19 min drive
  • Penang Sentral - 22 min drive


  • Minah Restaurant - 9 min walk
  • Stallions Restaurant - 10 min walk
  • Genting Cafe - 13 min walk
  • Mandarin Cafe - 13 min walk
  • US Pizza - 15 min walk

About this property

International House

International House is a great choice for a stay in George Town. You can go for a morning swim at the outdoor pool, and visit the fitness centre for a workout. Other highlights include an outdoor tennis court, a sauna and a children's pool. Fellow travellers say good things about the convenient parking and helpful staff.


English, Malay

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 150 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • 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


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free uncovered on-site self-parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Travelling with children

  • Children's pool


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities


  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fitness centre
  • An outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance


  • English
  • Malay

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Television
  • Cable TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Coffee/tea maker

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property 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 from 1 January 2023. 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.

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


<p>This property does not have lifts.</p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher on site.</p> <p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

Also known as

International House Hotel Penang
International House Penang
International House Hotel
International House George Town
International House Hotel George Town

Frequently asked questions

Does International House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, International House does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at International House?
As of 5 February 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at International House on 6 February 2023 start from €31, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at International House?
This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at International House?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at International House?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at International House?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at International House?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at International House and nearby?
Practise your swing on the tennis courts. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a sauna and a fitness centre. International House also has a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near International House?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Minah Restaurant (9-min walk), Stallions Restaurant (10-min walk) and Genting Cafe (13-min walk).
What's the area around International House like?
International House is located on the Strip. Popular attractions include University of Science-Malaysia, which is 5 minutes away by car.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Room is big. Comfortable. Location is with easy access.
Sarida, 1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Sakinah, 4-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Air cond work very nice.. Shower have heat and cold.. Area room nice.. Have loundry room.. Bed so soft. Clener was clean room and change bed sheet. And wash toilet one day for one week.. Have big room. Have water heater and got nescafe pack, soap.. Staff talk very good
Sakinah, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The area is nice for me to rest for a night. I might come again.
Mohd Azam, 1-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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4/10 Fair

Old, dirty and very 'quiet' place.
Traveler, 1-night trip with friends
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6/10 Good

Good quite place.
2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

1-night trip
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