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Yeng Keng Hotel
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed in this impressively renovated hotel. Very nice familiy-room. Very clean.
Very helpful service, very familiar.
Good breakfast with very friendly Service!
Also our kinds always welcome!
Strongly recommend this lovely place!
Little pool, unfortunately too much chlorine in there.

Stayed: March 2017, travelled with family
2  Thank hoogionline
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

All members of staff were friendly and ever-ready to help, advise and answer questions, offer suggestions as to where and what to eat, or just chat a bit in passing... They're a credit to the hotel.

Breakfast spread was more than adequate and very tasty as well.

Room was comfortable and clean.

Location was ideal - on bus routes but not noisy. Also walkable to most places of interest such as the Peranakan Mansion and street art sites.

Quite a few good eating places in vicinity - from cafes and local coffeeshops to street stalls.

You can't go wrong staying here.

Room Tip: Ask for a room away from the street side, although hotel is set back from the road and does not get the blast of traffic.
  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled solo
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1  Thank patwee
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Thanks to the staff and owners of this establishment, I had a great stay in Penang, due mostly to staying at the Yeng Keng Hotel on Chulia Street, Georgetown, Penang.
Ill be going there again soon, hope that they are still doing a really good job, it'll be good to be there again.

  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled solo
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2  Thank Kurttraveller
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

A very nice hotel no issues to report. This hotel has an interesting history of past use and development posted in the room. Property in well decorated and the facilities are maintained to a high standard (no mold to be seen anywhere). Reception staff very pleasant & helpful. Room had both AC & ceiling fan along with full opening window. Good size swimming pool catches the sun most of the day. Breakfast was included and the bar/restaurant menu was not lacking and catered for western & eastern tastes. Hotel has its own off road parking for cars & motor bikes.
Good location easy short walk to various bars, the Hop On Hop Off" bus stop, the Penang Mall & main bus station. I was able to extend with a better rate than available online. Grab taxi service can be arranged at reception.

Room Tip: This hotel is of a colonial style of architecture some people might consider the rooms on the small size view room if possible
  • Stayed: March 2017, travelled solo
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4  Thank DCB1952
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Yeng Keng Hotel is an excellent choice at its price point. It is not a high-end boutique hotel and it is not a budget backpacker hotel--it's right in the middle and executes very well at that spot. It is an interesting historic building that is walking distance to all the main historic center sites. Great service from all the staff we interacted with. The hotel was recently renovated and has nice decor in the common areas. Our room was small but clean and functional. We got the package that included transfers to and from the airport and a one hour tri-shaw tour of George Town and I was very glad for both those added benefits, as we had a late night arrival into Penang airport and an early morning departure, and the tri-shaw was a fun way to get oriented to the historic center on our first morning. My only small complaint is that the complimentary breakfast buffet at the connected restaurant was mediocre in quality and variety.

Stayed: February 2017
3  Thank Phillip C
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