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118 Hotel Macalister

49, Jalan Macalister, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia, 11400
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49, Jalan Macalister, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia, 11400
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Lie M. L.
/ 10
26 May 2023
The room quite spacious and clean, so comfy and quiet. Good place to stay the night.

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/ 10
26 Apr 2023
Always stay here when go to Penang. Only a few steps away from food stalls. You can eat anything you want without walking far.

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Any S.
/ 10
24 Apr 2023
Great well come and good customer services.

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Kurniawan S.
/ 10
27 Mar 2023

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22 Dec 2022

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/ 10
22 Dec 2022
Good Location, But Need Improve cleanliness, special in Lift.

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Setiawan N.
/ 10
23 Oct 2022
Hotel is good location, good services. Near to foodcourt. Rooms is OK.

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yunesia i.
/ 10
02 Aug 2022
Friendly staff, clean room, great location.

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Winta K.
/ 10
24 Jan 2020
Medical Travel

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Jully J. L.
/ 10
21 Jan 2020
Family vacation
We really like staying @118 Mc Callister. This is our 2nd stay here. Would recommend this hotel to friends visiting Penang for clean room, strategic location, good price and nice hospitality.

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Accommodation Policies
Check-in/Check-out Time
From 14:00
Before 12:00
Important Note
As announced by Royal Malaysian Customs Department, Tourism Tax is imposed starting 1 January 2023 for all hotel guests that are non-Malaysian or non-permanent Residents of Malaysia. Please expect that hotel will collect the Tourism Tax from you during check-in at the hotel. The Tourism Tax rate is 10 RM per room per night.
General Check-in Instructions
Effective from June 1, 2014, the City Council of Penang will impose a Local Council Tax of MYR 2 per room per night. This fee is payable directly to the hotel upon check-in and is not included in the room rate and taxes stated herein.
Tourism Tax
Tourism tax MYR 2.00 will be charged upon check-in (per room/per night).
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Hotel Description

118 Hotel Macalister is a two-star hotel in Penang; one of Malaysia’s top tourist destinations, for both locals and foreigners. This relatively new accommodation in Penang is located at the no 49, Jalan Macalister, in the heart of Georgetown. The hotel is a tall white building with the ‘118 Hotel Macalister’ stencilled in blue above the hotel entrance. The 118 Hotel Macalister is perfect for both a family vacation and for those who are in town for business with its strategic location, being in the middle of the town. The rooms at the hotel also offer at a price that is very affordable, not to mention that they are clean and provide great comfort.

How to Get to 118 Hotel Macalister

Since the 118 Hotel Macalister is located in the middle of the George Town, Penang, it is easily accessible by private or public transport. Driving is the best choice to move around in Penang, though they do have an extensive public transport that connects most of the places in the state. To go to the 118 Hotel Macalister, from Kuala Lumpur, the trip will take some three hours and fifty minutes via the North-South Highway. For those who are already familiar with the capital city of Penang, the hotel is located in the middle of George Town. For those who prefer to travel by bus, the travel time will take slightly longer, some five up to six hours, depending on the traffic. The ticket price from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Nibong Express Bus Terminal, Penang starts from RM 32 one-way. From the bus terminal, it is just around 15 minutes to reach the hotel as the distance between two is 10 kilometres. If travelling by land for hours is not something preferable, Penang has its own international airport that connects to most of the Malaysian major cities and some ASEAN countries. The airport is just 20 minutes away from the 118 Hotel Macalister.

Different Types of Room at 118 Hotel Macalister

In the 118 Hotel Macalister, there are three types of rooms. All of the rooms in the hotel come have a free cancellation policy, meaning that just in case there is something coming up and you couldn’t make it to your booked dates, there will be no charge applied. The rooms in the 118 Hotel Macalister are also equipped with free Wi-Fi connections for every guest that stays there. Apart from that, all of the rooms have a 32-inch flat screen, an air-conditioner together with a ceiling fan. In-room amenities also include a couple of bottled water, a desk and a chair, and also a coffee/tea maker. For those who wanted to do some ironing, the facility is available on the first floor. Its smallest room, the Standard Double, 15-sqm room, starts at RM 114 a night. This room is perfect for a couple to stay as it has a Queen-sized bed, or maybe for those who prefer to sleep in a big bed. The Family Room of the 118 Hotel Macalister comes in a 20-sqm room with two Queen-sized beds and the price is from RM 150 a night. The biggest room at the hotel is the Family Deluxe which starts at RM 203 a night. The room is at 25-sqm and has two double beds. This room is perfect for a family of four to stay comfortably.

Facilities at 118 Hotel Macalister

The 118 Hotel Macalister has a laundry service for the guests staying at the hotel, though there is a surcharge applied. There is a luggage storage at the front desk that is reserved for the guests if their rooms are not ready. Though the hotel has no restaurant, it is located in the middle of Malaysia’s food heaven and there are plenty of eateries to choose from.

Interesting Place Near 118 Hotel Macalister

New Lane Hawker Centre - This hawker centre is located at Lorong Baru, or New Lane in English, hence the name. The road will be closed to the vehicular traffics from around 3 pm to give ways to the hawkers to open their stalls. This is one of the places in Penang to find authentic Chinese foods with the best experience. The dishes range from a simple congee, which is a Chinese porridge to chee cheong fun to the famous char kuew teow. There are numbers of hawker stalls to choose from which each and every single one of them trying to dish out the best food they could. The New Lane Hawker Centre opens from 4 pm until as late as two in the morning. It is just fifty metres from the 118 Hotel Macalister.

AC, 24-Hour Front Desk, Parking, Elevator, WiFi
Operational Hours
From 14:00 - Before 12:00
Nearby Facilities
  • ATM/Banking
  • Beauty salon
  • Gift shop
  • Grocery
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry
  • Shops
  • Supermarket
In-room Facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Desk
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • TV
  • AC
  • Family room
  • Non-smoking room
  • Smoking area
Public Facilities
  • Parking
  • Elevator
  • Safety deposit box
  • WiFi in public area
Hotel Services
  • 24-hour Receptionist
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited parking
  • Limo or town car service
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free WiFi
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What are available facilities at 118 Hotel Macalister?

There are top facilites at 118 Hotel Macalister such as AC, 24-Hour Front Desk, Parking, Elevator, WiFi. (some may require extra charges)

What is normal check-in & check-out time at 118 Hotel Macalister?

The standard check-in time at 118 Hotel Macalister is starting from From 14:00 while the latest check-out time is at Before 12:00

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