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1 room, 2 adults

118 Hotel Macalister

3-star3 stars
No. 49 Jalan Macalister, Georgetown, George Town, Penang, 10400, Malaysia

3-star hotel within walking distance of KOMTAR
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Good location, near shop house like eating, massage, mini mart. Nice place, will come…May 6, 2019
  • Room was rather small and had no window. Hard to move around. There was no bench or…Feb 4, 2019

118 Hotel Macalister

from €16
  • Standard Double
  • Standard Twin
  • Deluxe Triple Room
  • Family Deluxe
  • Suite
  • Family Room

What’s around 118 Hotel Macalister


  • In Downtown George Town
  • KOMTAR - 4 min walk
  • Gurney Drive - 27 min walk
  • Penang Times Square - 3 min walk
  • Loh guan Lye Specialist Centre - 13 min walk
  • Gleneagles Penang Medical Centre - 25 min walk
  • Penang City Hall - 28 min walk
  • Gurney Plaza - 44 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang Intl. Airport (PEN) - 27 min drive
  • Penang Sentral - 30 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 46 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2 PM-4 AM
  • Check-out time is noon
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Year Built - 2015
  • Designated smoking areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LED TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

118 Hotel Macalister’s small print

Also known as

  • 118 Hotel Macalister Penang
  • 118 Hotel Macalister George Town
  • 118 Hotel Macalister Hotel George Town
  • 118 Hotel Macalister
  • 118 Macalister Penang
  • 118 Macalister
  • 118 Hotel Macalister George Town
  • 118 Macalister George Town
  • 118 Hotel Macalister Penang/George Town
  • 118 Hotel Macalister Hotel

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Deposit: MYR 50.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for 118 Hotel Macalister

  • Does 118 Hotel Macalister offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, 118 Hotel Macalister does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at 118 Hotel Macalister?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at 118 Hotel Macalister?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at 118 Hotel Macalister?
    You can check in from 2 PM to 4 AM. Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near 118 Hotel Macalister?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Gurney Drive (1.8 mi).

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 31 reviews

Good 6.0
Stay in 118 Hotel Macalister
Surprised the room has no fridge. Staying at the 1st floor is noisy as the room was facing the city road. Overall, stay is ok.
Jonah, sg4 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
For budget traveller.
Good for budget hotel. Easy access to shops & food outlets.
Gin, au3 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
everything was okay,except the room are very small.
Melva, usFamily trip
Very Good 8.0
Excellent location.
New hotel with excellent location.Next to lotsa famous street food right outside the hotel and next to a 24 hours mart. Room was not big but it's clean and tidy. Definitely worth the price.
MAE ONG, us1 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
Great location! Room is simple but the front desk personnel are very friendly & helpful!
my3 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
In a city center, a lot of street food, komtar
Strategic location ,near many street hawkers. Just few minutes walk Komtar, Prangin Mall and 1st Avenue. The staffs are very polite and helpfull. Room is clean though not really big but air con is not so cool during the day.
Colin, sg5 night family trip
Good 6.0
No parking
Lee, as2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Good hotel
overall are very good
Edysam, as2 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Budget hotel with clean room
The place is strategic to KOMTAR & 1st Avenue, however it kinda far to the tourist spot at Georgetown Furthermore, there doesn't provide free parking, therefore, getting a parking is quite tough. Overall is a good stay.
Yiing Yiing, as1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great location for food and walk distance to shopping mall.
TEH, as1 night trip

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