Hotel Ink

43 Jalan Siam10400GeorgetownMalaysia
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About Hotel Ink

Hotel Ink offers budget accommodations in the heart of George Town. The smoke-free property is just 500 metres from Penang Times Square shopping mall.

Each of the 37 air-conditioned guest rooms features contemporary décor and an en suite bathroom. Rooms are equipped with an LCD TV, tea and coffee making facilities and free Wi-Fi. Some offer impressive city views.

Tourist information is available from the 24-hour front desk, while complimentary on-site parking and luggage storage facilities are also available. Guests can book an airport shuttle service for a surcharge.

A wealth of dining options can be found within a short walk of the hotel, including hawker stalls, restaurants and coffee shops. Popular local dining options include Shu Zhen Ge Steamboat & Café and Starview Restaurant, both less than ten minutes away.

My Crystal Museum and Penang State Museum are around a ten-minute walk from Hotel Ink. KOMTAR Tower is a little over one kilometre away.


43 Jalan Siam, 10400, Georgetown, Malaysia
Telephone: +63(47)2529978 |

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning


  • Accessible parking

Positive Reviews

First-class customer service

Visitors to the hotel have been complimentary of the service they have received. According to reviews, the hotel staff is friendly and welcoming, and only too happy to offer assistance with any problems faced. What’s more, guests point out that these knowledgeable employees offer insightful tourist advice.

Clean accommodations

Guests describe rooms at the hotel as being clean and tidy. The hotel’s housekeeping team is said to provide a good service, working hard to ensure rooms are up to standard. Additionally, the hotel’s common spaces are also said to be well looked-after.

Intriguing and handy location

Travellers with a sense of adventure are quick to praise the hotel’s location. Although not within George Town’s main tourist area, the hotel is in the heart of the city and located on a street with plenty of character. Guests go on to mention that there are numerous eating options nearby, while KOMTAR Tower is a 15-minute walk away.

Negative Reviews

Problematic parking arrangements

Although the hotel offers complimentary on-site parking, guests still face parking problems during their stay. According to reviews, the hotel only offers a limited number of compact parking spaces, offered on a first come first served basis. As such, latecomers may find themselves with no available parking spot.

Rooms vary in size

Reviews indicate that the hotel’s individual guest rooms vary in shape and size. Guests being assigned the smaller rooms have complained about the space available to them, reporting that there’s little room to manoeuvre. Furthermore, guests have also been disappointed to learn some rooms are not equipped with a window.

Irksome bathroom set-up

Guests have been critical of the en suite bathrooms, which they describe as compact and awkwardly laid out. Additional bathroom-related concerns have also been mentioned, including plumbing problems and torn towels.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 55 reviews across the web
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7.5 out of 10 based on 55 reviews