Yeng Keng Hotel

362 & 366 Chulia Street10200GeorgetownMalaysia
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About Yeng Keng Hotel

Set in the historic city of Georgetown, Yeng Keng is a boutique hotel located in an old 19th-century building. Top local attractions such as The Camera Museum and UNESCO World Heritage Site are within a five-minute walk.

Warm airy rooms combine British and Indian decor and include a modern bathroom with free toiletries. Tea/coffee-making facilities and a ceiling fan offer additional conveniences and select rooms add a seating area and work desk.

The outdoor pool provides an escape from the heat, while a lovely garden with tables and chairs creates a relaxing area to read or connect to free Wi-Fi. Complimentary on-site parking is also provided at the hotel.

A delicious hot breakfast is included in the stay at Yeng Keng, while Yeng Keng Café and Bar serves a combination of Western fare and Hainanese specialities.

World-renowned sights like Khoo Kongsi Temple and the largest mosque in Georgetown, Kapitan Keling are less than a ten-minute walk from the hotel.

Contact

362 & 366 Chulia Street, 10200, Georgetown, Malaysia
Telephone: +60 42622177 | Fax: +60 42623177 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

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

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Porter service
  • Restaurant
  • Towels at the pool / beach
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Cable TV
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Desk
  • Electric kettle
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Ironing board
  • Room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Accessibility

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible paths / corridors
  • Wheelchair accessible

For children

  • Child / Baby cot
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 12:00

Positive Reviews

Remarkable heritage hotel

Guests had a truly wonderful experience and loved the beautiful interior and exterior designs of the hotel, the vintage architecture and loads of character. The antiques inside this beautifully restored building also got some attention, along with the peaceful setting of the inner courtyard. Overall, guests experienced a great heritage-like feel during their stay.

Location in Chulia Street

Travellers discovered that Chulia Street was one of the most important streets in Penang, It was just a short stroll from the hotel to many of the historic must-see sights such as the UNESCO World Heritage Site and the many street hawkers that come out at night. They also found some of the best street food in the area dotted along Chulia Street.

Breakfast was memorable

A variety of local delicacies was the highlight when it came to the free buffet breakfast. Visitors said the early morning meal was an excellent combination of English and traditional local dishes such as Nasi Lemak and the very popular Roti Canai. Several guests also recommended the famous "chicken rice".

Negative Reviews

Pool hours are limited

Visitors who were out all day and wanted to enjoy the pool at night were disappointed that it closed quite early. Those who did get a chance to enjoy the pool commented that it was rather small too.

Wi-Fi not reliable

There were a number of complaints about the Wi-Fi being slow. Guests who relied on a good signal said it was not stable or fast enough for them to work effectively.

Rating Overview

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8.8 out of 10 based on 788 reviews