YMCA Penang International Hostel, Penang Island

George Town
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Location and Contact


• Distance: 15KM
• Journey: APPROX 25minutes.
• Mode of trasnport: AIRPORT LIMO, YMCA SHUTTLE VAN* (Mid April onwards) & Public Bus (introduced April 2006)
• Est. Cost: RM35-RM38 by Airport Taxi/ Limo
• YMCA Shuttle* (min RM30 per trip/ or RM15 per person) starting Mid April & prior reservation with Hostel Department
• Route/ Direction: From the airport via Jalan Sultan Azalan Shah (heading to town/ Bt Feringgi area), take left turn (upon reaching 'Glugor roundabout'), Jalan Masjid Negeri, head straight to Jalan Scotland, right turn to Jalan York (at the junction before Penang turf club/ Union School),
• Jalan Utama (right turn, passing thru Penang General Hospital) left turn (upon seeing the next junction & jail in front) and straight until the end with your left turn taking you to Jalan Macalister (YMCA)
• Coming From: Penang Jetty, Railway (Butterworth):
• Distance: 3.5KM
• Journey: 10minutes.
• est Cost: RM8-RM10 by taxi/ cab OR public bus No. 1-2 (blue/white color), Public Bus 1-2, RM1.00
• How: Alight from ferry Jalan Pengkalan Weld, heading to Komtar on the Penang Road, take the left turn to Jalan Burma, left turn to Anson Road, take right turn upon Jalan Perak junction and proceed to Jalan Macalister (YMCA)
• From KTM railway station (Butterworth)- Penang Island:
• Distance: approx 15mins journey
• fare: RM0.60 per person./ trip
• How: Take a ferry cross over to Penang island upon arrving Butterworth terminal. follow the same as from Penang ferr terminal then.



Address: 211 Jalan Macalister, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia

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Website YMCA Penang International Hostel Penang Island (if you know the URL of their website, let us know and we'll add it)
Phone Number: +604.2288211
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Facilities and Amenities

Female Solo Traveller





Wi-Fi in Lobby/Commons

Air Conditioning

Concierge/Info Desk

Credit Card Payments




Gym/Fitness Room

Hot Showers


Lounge Area

Yoga Classes

Curfew: No Curfew

Lockout: No

Reception Hours: 24 Hours


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