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Hotel Mingood - Penang

164 Argyil Road, Pulau Pinang, 10050, Malaysia

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Overall Rating 93%

From 3 Reviews

Hostel rating (3)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 100%
Cleanliness 93%
Location 100%
Security 93%
Service 87%
Comfort 87%
Green rating 80%

Hotel Mingood, comfortable and stylish yet affordable, is the only YHA member in Penang, nestled in the World Heritage Site of Geroge Town. Beware heaps of hotels in Penang are unlicensed so you might have problems with travel insurance claims.

  • Private
    From €18.73
10 or more people?

Pulau Pinang Hostel

Hostel Pulau Pinang

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

A hotel right at the doorstep of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Hotel Mingood is the only hotel in Pualau Pinang (Penang) with free high speed WiFi and 6 Astro channels (Star Sports, ESPN, Star Movies, BBC World News, NHK Japan and Australia Network) available in all room

Comfortable and stylish hostel living at the most affordable price! 5 star quality hostel. It's a 5 minute walk to the chick part of a World Heritage site. A licensed accommodation provider where secure quality accommodation and excellent service are our top priority. Fee WiFi. Hotel Mingood is excellently located on the fringe of the city of Georgetown, a UNESCO world heritage site. Excellent for Thailand VISA applicants. We are 2 minutes walking distance of the city center and you don't need to travel far to visit Chinatown, Little India, The Heritage Trail or UPR Entertainment Centre to feel Penang., Our Fantastic local Rapid Bus transport connections mean that all of George Town's and beyond attractions are easily accessible. These attractions include Kuan Yin Temple, Fort Cornwallis, Queen Victoria Clock Tower, State Museum, Penang Hill, Kek Lok Si Temple and Floating Mosque.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 11:00 and 23:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 23:00
  • A deposit is payable at check-in.
  • A deposit is payable at check-in. For room keys
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Children under the age of 2 stay free.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of MYR 40.00 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • TV room
  • Terrace / patio


  • Elevator / Lift
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Cafe/Bistro
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby - Less than 500 m

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Car parking nearby
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Currency Exchange
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Smoking Area
  • Smoking rooms
  • Sports Equipment Storage - Golf
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +6 04 229 9922

Fax. +6 04 228 0766

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Cheong Fatt Tze (Maison Bleu) (500m to 1km)
  • Fort Cornwallis (1 to 2km)
  • Penang Musem (500m to 1km)

See the full list of attractions



Home away home!


Avatar for POONACHA


Sat 17 Sep 2016

I like the staff, they were very efficient and were very helpful. The rooms were great and the beds were comfortable. Breakfast can be improved, but it is not an issue.


Avatar for David


Sun 17 Jul 2016

Quite comfortable. It's a hotel not a typical hostel


Avatar for Donald


Sun 01 May 2016

Like in KL, this is not really a hostel but a budget hotel. Comfortable room with TV, fridge etc.


Avatar for Geoff


Sun 08 Mar 2015

Nice hostel in a great location. Perfect for a cheap break in Penang.


Avatar for Clare


Fri 19 Sep 2014


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (500m - 1km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (2 to 3km)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (3 to 5km)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (1 to 2km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (At or next to the hostel)
  • Wooded Area (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

16km to Penang International Airport
There is a bus stop 400m from the hotel just infront 7-11 store. KOMTAR bus station - 800m from hotel
5min walk from ferry terminal where you can take ferry across to the mainland
Taxi's are easily available on the island
Alternate Transport
Located near the city center. We are only 300meters from Chulia Street and the Indian restaurant 'Passages to India'. We are located near most of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Public bus stop are just a few minutes walk away. Parking is available within the hotel premises.
Parking is available within the hotel premises

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