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1 room, 2 adults

Container Hotel Penang, Penang

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

Convenient to Camera Museum
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.0
  • Nice, quiet hostel with comfortable beds and a decent amount of privacy. The bathrooms…Sep 7, 2018
  • The hotel was great with unique character. The location is right opposite of clan jetty.…Aug 15, 2017
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Container Hotel Penang, Penang

from $35
  • 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 -

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
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


This property does not have elevators.

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 (subject to availability)

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.

What’s around Container Hotel Penang, Penang


  • In Downtown George Town
  • Camera Museum - 24 min walk
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi - 25 min walk
  • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram - 30 min walk
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 33 min walk
  • Fort Cornwallis - 37 min walk
  • Sun Yat Sen Museum - 3 min walk
  • Penang Times Square - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 28 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 40 reviews

Container Hotel Penang, Penang
The bed was comfortable with fresh sheets and pillow. There was a blind to pull down for privacy. The shared bathroom had good rainmaker showers with good hot water. It was mostly empty by 10.00am. However, I found it difficult to get dressed in the shower as there was no shelf to place dry clothes and the floor was, of course, wet. Back in my bunk, it was also difficult to change for lack of room. Maybe I was simply a little too big for the design. The container I was in had 8 bunks. The air conditioning was perfect and quiet. However, I found myself waking at about 2.00 am because of the incredible stuffiness. They should work out a way of getting fresh air into that room overnight. Although the party area of Chulia Street is about a 10 minute walk from here, the Streets directly behind Container Hotel are full of charm and historical interest. Overall, if you wish to save money, this is an excellent choice for a night or two, after which you'll be craving for a room of your own. WiFi was excellent.
damien, au3 night trip
Container Hotel Penang, Penang
Excellent .. everything spotless clean ...only lacking somewhere to sit and chill
A Traveler, as4 night trip
Container Hotel Penang, Penang
Very Good8.0
Comfy n cozy!
Its a good experience with it. Service are good. The room also are good but 1 thing that bother me is the bathroom door. It doesnt hv any handle to open it or its just the way it was. Overall was good experience.
A Traveler, my1 night trip with friends
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

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