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Container Hotel Penang, Penang

1.5-star1.5 stars
No. 4, Gat Lebuh ChuliaPenangPenang10300Malaysia

Convenient to Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.0
  • The hotel was great with unique character. The location is right opposite of clan jetty.…Aug 15, 2017
  • Its a good experience with it. Service are good. The room also are good but 1 thing that…Apr 16, 2018
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From 138 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Container Hotel Penang, Penang

from $11
  • Female Capsule
  • Front Entry Mixed Single Pod
  • Capsule Plus
  • White Room (attached bathroom)
  • White Suite (attached bathroom)
  • Side Entry Mixed Single Pod

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 57 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 1 floor


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

Required at check in

  • 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



  • No parking

Other information

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

In the hotel

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Separate living room
Freshen up
  • Hair dryer (on request)
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Container Hotel Penang, Penang’s small print

Also known as

  • Container Hotel Penang Hostel
  • Container Hotel Hostel
  • Container Penang

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.

Deposit: MYR 50.00 per stay

Optional extras

Late check-out can be arranged 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 Container Hotel Penang, Penang


  • In Georgetown
  • Camera Museum - 24 min walk
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi - 24 min walk
  • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram - 30 min walk
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 32 min walk
  • Fort Cornwallis - 36 min walk
  • Sun Yat Sen Museum - 3 min walk
  • Penang Times Square - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 26 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 34 reviews

Container Hotel Penang, Penang
Great but not a backpacker hostel.
Great hostel for quick stays. It’s the best pod/capsule hostel I’ve been in as far as facilities go - the pods are nice, clean, and comfortable - they’ve got fans, universal plugs, good Wi-Fi, solid privacy, and even a mirror. The whole building is cool and well maintained, and the bathrooms are great. Also, the graphic design is on point. But: no community, not gonna meet people. It’s not a social histel
A Traveler, as1 night trip
Container Hotel Penang, Penang
Very Good8.0
Will be back.
Overall, I love it. Just that one pair of the 2 pairs of slippers had white stains on it.
A Traveler, sg4 night trip
Container Hotel Penang, Penang
Not ship shape or bristol fashion.
This is not the best hotel within the chain. The staff are not the issue here. They are friendly and helpful and it is a shame that the hotel group let them down. The dorms have a terrible smell due in part to bathroom leeking on the first floor. Water damage can be seen around the property to this affect. This problem and maybe a general drainage issue has led to an over abundance of drain mites and at times it seems an endless stream pass you by. There is also no real cleaning taking place. The bathrooms are cleaned once a day so by mid afternoon to early evening they are a real mess. Remember this is a 56 pod hotel. The beds are changed but the pod areas are not cleaned thoroughly so months of dust and grime surrounds you. The carpets during my stay were not hoovered or sweep once adding to smell and underlying grime. So don't believe the hype because in my view this property within this chain of hotels is not fit for purpose.
A Traveler, gb5 night trip
Container Hotel Penang, Penang
Very Good8.0
Noisy room with excellent location
The noise from the street is an issue during night time, better sound insulation needed. Clean and Compact room. However the basin is too close to the bed.
Yung Ren, as1 night business trip
Container Hotel Penang, Penang
Very Good8.0
Simple and Affordable
Simple and Affordable. Nice Shower area with basic necessities. Pretty new and neat place
Elvin, sg1 night business trip

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Container Hotel Penang, Penang

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