770 meters to public transportation
Located in heart of Penang
Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
|Value for money||8,5|
|Nearest airport||Penang International Airport (PEN)|
|Distance to airport||15,2 km|
"Nicely furnished, incorporate in a traditional house."
15 August 2018
"Convenient and recommended for all travelers"
18 August 2018
"the interior design and the staff is nice."
26 October 2018
"Overall is good,the location is excellent,good wifi,good ser..."
22 October 2018
Offering quality accommodations in the sightseeing, restaurants, culture district of Penang, iStay Hotel is a popular pick for both business and leisure travelers. From here, guests can make the most of all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the property offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.
The facilities and services provided by iStay Hotel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. This property offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.
Experience high quality room facilities during your stay here. Some rooms include flat screen television, clothes rack, complimentary instant coffee, linens, mirror to help guests recharge after a long day. The property's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. With an ideal location and facilities to match, iStay Hotel hits the spot in many ways.
"I like the cosy and warm feeling staying at the hotel."
09 December 2018
Children and extra beds
Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.
Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).
OYO 11339 iStay Hotel
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But it would be even better if the hotel could provide a parking space for us because it is very difficult to get a parking!
Hi, Laila! Thank you for sharing this with me. We’ve cascaded the same to our concerned team and we’ll try our best to keep up with your expectations. Have a great day! Regards, Cheshta
It's a small hotel with reasonable room size area which can easily accommodate two cabin luggages. Staff are extremely friendly and accommodating. Towels, bedsheets , comforter, etc are very clean. Comes with a hair dryer in the bath. Great location with lots of hawkers food surrounding it.
Hi, Pauline! We're pleased to know you had an awesome stay with us. Your precious words of appreciation always urge us to serve better in the future. Regards, Cheshta
Staff can be more friendly . Room dun have toothbrush
Thank you for rating us positively, Teresa ! We’ll surely work on the feedback shared to improvise our services in the future. Have a nice day ahead :) Regards, Ravneet
Good environment ”
Near to eateries and nice interior design
Appreciate your positive rating, Koay!. We do take pride in providing the best to our guests. Keep this love coming :) Regards, Charles
Stay in Penang”
The room is quite small and is compact. Does not offer much space to move around including the toilet. Certain toiletries not available like toothbrush and toothpaste. Hot shower only available at certain time of the day. However location wise it is adjacent to many food outlets and hawker centre. Getting food is very convenient. There is also an Italian eatery joined to the hotel.
Small yet Comfortable”
Pros : Convenient, hawker stall is just downstairs, they even have a italian restaurant that serves pretty good food. In the middle of everything. Food , sightseeing, jetty and shopping malls. Receptionist is friendly, room is small but very clean same goes to the toilet. Refillable water is provided at the counter. They do serve welcome drinks too. Cons : Parking is limited, no lifts( only stairs) but im okay with that,sound proofing is okay. Overall : It is a very nice place to stay, everything looks new, has a vintage touch on it. The place has practically everything from water to basic bathroom amenities. Would totally recommend this place and will come back again! Thank you for the wonderful stay!
I stayed here for a night for a quick trip to George town. The hotel has recently been done up so everything looks new. They have good facilities to wash clothes and also a quick iron to straighten up. The restaurant was excellent for breakfast. The uncle at the restaurant was one of the best people I met on this trip. He was nice and really helpful in suggesting special breakfast for us. The fresh pressed juice was just awesome.
Excellent service and wonderful hotel! ”
Check in was easy, and the staff was super friendly and helpful. The room looked exactly like the photos and the bed was very comfortable and soft. I also really liked the rain shower in the bathroom. The man working in the restaurant (maybe the owner, not exactly sure) was wonderful and friendly, he made sure we had a great breakfast and gave us advice about what to do and how to get around the city. Would absolutely recommend to anyone!
A good stay but staff could be more cheerful ”
Pros- great location, room is clean and comfortable, price is very much reasonable. Cons- very difficult to find parking, no lift, staff are slightly not so friendly, air-conditioning take longer time to cool the room and room facing street could hear clearly outside sound (need to improve on sound proof). Overall its still a good stay
Good location. In the heart of Georgetown”
Pros: - Decent boutique hotel with superb decoration. - Completely clean - Has a nice Italian dining Viva La Pasta and it opens as early as 7.30 a.m. - Daily housekeeping, shower gel smells good. - Grabcar cost you only RM5-6 to main attractions nearby. - There's a Chinese food court in front of the hotel, looks good and full house. - There's a 7-Eleven nearby. For Muslims, you can have lunch at Nasi Melayu Pak Yusoff (located in a Chinese restaurant) or 24hrs Nasi Kandar Pelita. (all mentioned are just 2-3 mins walking). For dinner you can go to Padang Brown by grabcar. - Tv channels are quite good - Quiet at night even though it's near to the street. Pillows given were nice and comfy..You can have a good sleep if your room neighbours were not making noise 😂 - Water pressure was good. But be careful in adjusting the temperature. it's rather hot. - Walking distance to Komtar (about 1km). Penang Times Square and M Mall. - Ironing, laundry area and pantry are good. Cons: - Deluxe room was quite small especially for Muslims who need space for prayer. - Its shower was quite small too. Barely move in there 😂 - It's not quite safe to walk around late night on the dark streets. Beware of stray dogs. - Not much of complaint. Overall you got what you paid for.
Small boutique hotel”
It's a lovely small hotel. Booked myself a deluxe room. The hotel provide a room with facing front road. The room is clean with basic necessity. I love that they provide water in a glass bottle rather than normal plastic bottle. Furthermore the 3in1 coffee is not the typical nescafe brand. Something different. A bit hard to find parking place though. Little bit on the low side... the check in and check out process kind of slow. I'm not sure what paperwork the need to fill in. Other than that.. no issue. Will definitely booked again.
This was my second stay and istay hotel did not disappoint. Rooms are quite small but spotlessly clean with super comfortable bed and quality linens. Nice cold air conditioning and piping hot shower. Location is a little outside of the "historical" section of Georgetown but right across the street from a hawker food court and multitude of restaurants. I will definitely stay here again. Highly Recommended!
Hotel name is not found on Grab, call to the hotel for assistance before calling a Grab at airport. The room has limited space but can still fit in max. 2 person with a 65L backpack & a medium luggage. The staff are friendly and helpful. Got free laundry but depends on how many days you stayed, can check with the reception for more info. Lot of food stalls in front of the hotel and within walking distance. Walking distance to Sunway Hotel area with more food stalls. Easy access to Grab from the hotel. Tasty food at the hotel restaurant named as Viva la Pasta.
NOT RECOMMENDED FOR THOSE WHO STAY WITH OWN CAR”
Are built-in with partitions , so, when other tenant came back late, will wake us up even they not speak loud.They don't have parking space for those who stay in hotel and it is not convenient due to there is a foodcourt just few steps away from hotel that's why the parking space's always full.
nice location and value”
clean and nice. not so spacious but sufficient for a temporary stay. nice location.
Nice Location and Tidy room”
Woww.. It was really an awesome & fun filled staycation at the right hotel, centrl location and frndly staffs... Nice Italian food with cheaper price at the hotel... huge hawker centre in front of the hotel untill late night.. will come again,....
nice n coszy hotel”
check in n check out was fast. must buy with BREAKFAST... breakfast was superb... the staff in reception n cafe r very polite n friendly.... the only down side is no car park provided... if u travel without self driving... no problem at all... definitely will come back again...
probably the best value for money”
+ superb value for the price, as compared with other hotels + hairdryer in the room + good ventilation + good service, the receptionist asked us to be seated while she checked us in/out + clean + welcome drinks + thick and clean towel -no toothbrush -no foot towel
Room was very comfortable and cosy all you need for a nice experience in Penang. we needed to get Grabs to the main tourist area although it only cost about 1.5 USD so not so bad. nice Italian restaurant next to it called Viva La Pizza. People were so welcoming and nice, money well spent.
Good location. Clean and comfortable rooms with everything I needed. Towels, hot water, good water pressure, working ac, nice bed, wifi. Check in was a bit annoying. Too many steps and signing. Just verify my identity and let me go. I dont get why they have to make it more inconvenient for the guest and staff to do extra fluff. Also there's a deposit of RM100, which i think is unnecessary. I understand that they need insurance, but just charge me if something is damaged or missing. That cant be difficult. It's not the staff's fault. It's management. In short, the stay itself was good but the check in and check out could be more convenient. I'll probably stay here again only if i cant find other places that dont do the extra paranoia