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Grand Inn

165-G-2, Jalan Macalister, George Town, Penang Island 10400 Malaysia
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#38 of 77 small hotels in George Town
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Grand Inn is an excellent choice for travellers visiting George Town, offering a budget friendly environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

The rooms offer air conditioning and a desk, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available, allowing you to rest and refresh with ease.

Grand Inn features 24 hour front desk and baggage storage. In addition, as a valued Grand Inn guest, you can enjoy free instant coffee that is available on-site. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to free parking.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting George Town, Grand Inn is located a short distance from Nagore Square (0.6 mi) and Old Protestant Cemetery (0.7 mi).

When you’re feeling hungry, be sure to check out China House, Kebaya, and Tek Sen Restaurant, which are some Asian restaurants that are popular with locals and out-of-towners alike.

If you are interested in exploring George Town, check out one of the history museums, such as Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Sun Yat Sen Museum, and George Town World Heritage Incorporated.

Enjoy your stay in George Town!

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Shuttle bus service
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Non-smoking hotel
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Carl B wrote a review Mar 2024
Leeds, United Kingdom68 contributions31 helpful votes
Good ac and linens changed daily. Good for the price only grumble would be the cigarette smell. People smoke on the top floor which makes its way into the rooms. It’s a non smoking hotel as far as I’m aware, but this appears to be tolerated. Good location for old town and 7/11 on your door step.
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Date of stay: March 2024Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: If you don’t want the smell of cigarettes ask to see the room first and be moved if smells.
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Charles W wrote a review Oct 2022
The location is good but the room was very small even for the Asian size..the bedsheet is dirty room are smelly, not recommended if you wanted to stay more than 1 night very uncomfortable we barely sleeping on our late check in after a long hours flight
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Room Tip: Try to request room with window in advance the room that we had with window but it a fake window
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maguozo wrote a review Jul 2019
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I found blood and urine on the bed blanket. The air conditioner is quite weak. There were many brown stains on the carpet. Water bottles, kettle not provided. Spend a bit more money and stay somewhere better.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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ricoroyo wrote a review May 2019
119 contributions54 helpful votes
Every month come to penang to fix our visa run .the company always booked through this hotel , the is big for me . But overall all not clean . Easy to access to buy some cheap food around there ,well see again
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Date of stay: June 2018Trip type: Travelled on business
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ST0178 wrote a review Aug 2018
Tangerang, Indonesia23 contributions39 helpful votes
A nice hotel just a step from Loh Guan Lye Hospital. Affordable rate, clean room & helpful staff. Very convenient for the patients who do the medical for long time. I stayed for 15 days since my dad had to do 2 surgeries. They provide drinking water and it helps us a lot
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Date of stay: May 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Muhammad A wrote a review Apr 2018
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Quad room (2 queen bed). Basic room & shared facility. Room facing main road yet quiet at night. Clean n spacious toilet. Room come with led tv, wall fan & aircond. For iron & board & water dispenser (hot n cold) are sharing at the corridor (not available in room). Staff are friendly & good.
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Date of stay: April 2018Trip type: Travelled with family
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Veirine wrote a review Mar 2018
24 contributions2 helpful votes
The room is quite small and noise from outside can be heard from the room. The bed and pillow sheets are yellowish. Small LCD TV. The bathroom is big but noisy when you flushed the closet from upstairs or the nearby room. Since I came only to visit to Loh Guan Lye Specialist Center Hospital, it is very near, just 2 minutes walk, cross the street then walk less then 20 meters. There hotel area has Pharmacy and the other Pharmacy is just less then 50 meters away also has a nice 24 hours Seven Eleven. If you want to try local food, there's duck and chicken grilled rice, many people eat there. Open around 9.30 a.m., many people said it's good, but I haven't tried it yet. Cons: I need to pay extra while I booked with Agoda, the price wasn't included the tourist tax MYR 10/person/night and MYR 2/night (not sure per person or room) as a heritage tax (if I'm not mistaken). And also need to give the deposit MYR 30, it's refundable after check out.
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Date of stay: March 2018Trip type: Travelled solo
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alfie042014 wrote a review Mar 2018
Basildon, United Kingdom22 contributions9 helpful votes
They only have double rooms. Small cupboard without doors for hanging cloths. Only three hangers. It is no better than a homestay but more expensive if you are a foreigner. There is a price discrimination between foreigners and local citizens. For a foreigner you will have to pay MR$30 per night more. That is discrimination. If you paid in advance and find the room unsuitable, they will still charge you for one night stay. I do not recommend this hotel for any long stay. Also car park space is limited.
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Room Tip: I will not recommend staying at this hotel!
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Rita A wrote a review Feb 2018
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Less facility, for me this is expensive, poor internet connection. The good think is near hospital, bacause i want go the for medical scheck up. This place good for medical only, not for shop, food, etc
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Azrie I wrote a review Oct 2017
40 contributions15 helpful votes
There are three different Grand Inn Hotel in Penang and the one at Macallister Road is the hotel that I visited. It has free parking lot, friendly staff who’ll help you with whatever you need and very convenient to drive around the city. Yes, I said drive because walking from this hotel to Georgetown city is not really advisable even though technically everything is very close to each other.
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Date of stay: October 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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RM 100 - RM 129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
48
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Frequently Asked Questions about Grand Inn
Which popular attractions are close to Grand Inn?
Nearby attractions include Ghee Hiang (0.4 km) and Masjid Jamek Simpang Enam (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Grand Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and shuttle bus service.
What food & drink options are available at Grand Inn?
Guests can enjoy free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Grand Inn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Grand Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Heritage Artisans, Restaurant Blanc, and Siam Road Charcoal Char Koay Teow.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Grand Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Grand Inn?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Armenian Street (2.0 km), George Town (2.1 km), and Sun Yat Sen Museum (2.0 km).