Link Hotel

90 Jalan Rangoon, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 10400 - See map
2-star Hotel
Free Wi-Fi
8.1
Excellent
/10
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Housekeeping227
Breakfast38
Car Park16
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Exceptional reputation
Recommended by 89% of guests
Excellent service
8.8 rating for service
Fantastic breakfast
87% positive mentions
Excellent cleanliness
8.1 rating for cleanliness

Easy find foodstalls along macalister road,near access to terminal Komtar around 10 minutes walking,dispenser refill drinking hot cold water available...

NJO | December 4, 2019

Location is good, nearby got a lot of coffee shop to eat, i love the fried oyster in Sin Kim San Coffeeshop, is very nice.

KAN | October 28, 2019

Nice staff, clean room and walking distance to good eateries / hawkers esp at Lebuh Baru / New Lane

H L. | January 2, 2020

Good facilities, really comfy beds, Fox Movies on Tv, good location and friendly helpful staff

Dale | February 8, 2020

Staff in Link Hotel is very friendly and helpful, easy to find the grab car.

KAN | October 28, 2019

The bedsheet, pillow and bolster were spotless and look quite new.

Kin H. | November 25, 2019

  • 770 meters to public transportation

  • Airport transfer

  • Located in heart of Penang

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

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Value for money8.3
Distance to city center2 km
Location rating8.3
Nearest airportPenang International Airport (PEN)
Distance to airport15.2 km

Rooms available at Link Hotel

7.9
Very good
Room comfort & quality
Superior King (1 king bed)
Superior King (1 king bed)
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Family Suite (4 People)
Family Suite (4 People)
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds and 1 king be...
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Deluxe Queen - Double
Deluxe Queen - Double
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed
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Twin Room no window
Twin Room no window
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • No Windows view
  • 2 single beds
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Standard Single Room (1 pax)
Standard Single Room (1 pax)
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  • Non-smoking
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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Deluxe Twin - 2 Single Beds
Deluxe Twin - 2 Single Beds
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  • Room size: 14 m²/151 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Deluxe Triple (3 Adults)
Deluxe Triple (3 Adults)
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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Twin Room
Twin Room
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  • Room size: 13 m²/140 ft²
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Family Suite
Family Suite
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
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Deluxe Triple Room
Deluxe Triple Room
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Link Hotel?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The property offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Link Hotel?

Link Hotel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of MYR 55. Just use the Let us know what you need section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Penang with private transportation, the hotel can arrange taxi service.

What is the smoking policy at Link Hotel?

Link Hotel does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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What people love about Link Hotel

  • 10.0
    Exceptional
    Location

    "Location is good, staff is very friendly, strongly recommended"

    Chris

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    September 6, 2019

  • 6.4
    Good
    Location

    "Good location, with water dispenser and lifts."

    KHANG J.

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    September 19, 2019

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    "Around hotel very easy find food."

    winarto

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    November 2, 2019

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Overall rating:
8.1
Excellent
2,565 reviews
Cleanliness
8.1
Facilities
7.1
Location
8.3
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Surrounding area plenty of food to taste and easy to get gra...
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More about Link Hotel

More about Link Hotel

When visiting Penang, you'll feel right at home at Link Hotel, which offers quality accommodation and great service. Only 2 km from the city center, the hotel's strategic location ensures that guests can quickly and easily reach many local points of interest. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Penang hotel. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, taxi service, 24-hour front desk.

24 rooms spread over 5 floors provide a warm and pleasant home away from home. Modern comforts such as television LCD/plasma screen, free welcome drink, mirror, towels, umbrella can be found in selected rooms. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. With an ideal location and facilities to match, Link Hotel hits the spot in many ways.

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Housekeeping
184 mentions
Breakfast
109 mentions
Food & Dining
69 mentions
Car Park
42 mentions

What they offer

8.0
Very good
Staff 

"Good clean room and helpful staff."

AUGUSTINE L.

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November 29, 2019

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Cleanliness8.1
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Location8.3
Room comfort and quality7.9
Service8.8
Value for money8.3
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9.6
Exceptional
Alex from United Kingdom
Couple
Deluxe Queen - Double
Stayed 1 night in May 2016

Wonderful hotel ”

We originally booked for two nights in the link hotel, and ended up extending our stay by another three. The rooms are clean and comfortable, with a great breakfast included. The hotel is well located near to some great penang street food locations, and the heritage area is only a twenty minute walk away. The staff are some of the best we have encountered throughout our travels. Very friendly and welcoming, every staff member was more than willing to help with recommendations and suggestions for our trip in Penang. The city itself is vibrant, the people welcoming, and the food is excellent. We would love to return in the future.

Reviewed June 03, 2016
9.0
Exceptional
Denis from United States
Family with teens
Deluxe Twin - 2 Single Beds
Stayed 3 nights in February 2016

Clean hotel, helpful staff and good location”

Staff, Cleanliness and Location

Link Hotel is a fairly new hotel. The rooms are small (which was ok, since we didn't come to Penang to sit in your room), they are very clean and tidy. The owner, Haeng (sp?) was always on hand with good tips/advice on local attractions, food, etc. The staff (esp. Roy), were also very friendly and helpful. In the hallway on each floor of the hotel, they have a drinking water machine for guests. This is a great idea since you can re-fill/re-cycle your water bottles instead of buying new bottles -a good step to reduce plastic waste! All hotels should have these drinking water machines.

Reviewed March 05, 2016
9.6
Exceptional
NEO from Malaysia
Couple
Deluxe Twin - 2 Single Beds
Stayed 3 nights in May 2016

Near to food court, 7-11, pharmacy, native store and many more”

Very clean hotel with nice staffs! Hotel provide: -Free WiFi with moderate speed -Every floor have a water dispenser machine (warm, hot & cold). -Free borrowing umbrella, hair dryer and others. -Simple breakfast: Coffee, Tea, Juice, Bread with Jams, Fruit, Cake and daily meal (sandwich or Sausage and Egg), self-service -Hot water with good quality shower (standing), 3-in-1 shampoo -towels, toilet paper, 2 mugs, desk with no chair, Astro Channel -1 room card (access to room and access to hotel's front door at night) -elevator *Some facilities are depends on room types, mine was standard twin* There are food court that open at evening till midnight just around the corner from the hotel, at least 30+ types of foods are provided, highly recommended. During afternoon, there is a restaurant which provide many choices of dish with rice (杂菜饭) just in front of the food court. Pharmacy is just beside the food court, 7-11 is at the next 2 street (beside 24 hours restaurant). The native shop and some nigh club(pubs?) are in front from the hotel's private parking (next street). Bus stop is at the end of the street. *Some place suggestion in Penang" -Penang Cat Cafe (RM 13 per entry and with 1 free drink) -Gurney Drive, famous foods street (Beside Gurney Plaza, Shopping Complex), parking is limited and the traffic police work until midnight, if you have car, just park in the Shopping Complex *Below is for those who bring car(s)* In front of hotel have 2 car parks, need luck to park. Hotel provide private parking just at the other street (5 min walk), you need to check-in 1st in order to take a board to show you are hotel guest in order to get RM 3/day in that private parking, otherwise will charge RM 3/hour. The parking close at night until morning but hotel will rent you a remote control to access the parking (RM 20 deposit). When using the control, beware other cars that may follow you go in/out the parking without getting charge, remember to CLOSE the auto-gate!

Reviewed May 24, 2016
8.8
Excellent
KOK from Malaysia
Couple
Deluxe Queen - Double
Stayed 1 night in July 2017

Great location great saff”

The good: Location is near to food stalls, and the food there are DELICIOUS!! Located in the town center, very convenient. Staffs are friendly and helpful, with warm smiles all the time too. Parking is provided. The room and bathroom is clean. Water dispenser is available every floor. The bad: Sound insulation is not good. Car, motorbike and noise from outside is loud. Shampoo, bath gel and hand wash are all in one, no toothbrush and basic amenities. Breakfast is real basic. (But these are mentioned, furthermore as traveler to Penang, we don't expect to have heavy breakfast in hotel). Overall had a very good stay in Link Hotel. Definitely will come back again.

Reviewed July 17, 2017
9.2
Exceptional
Chee from Malaysia
Solo traveler
Deluxe Queen - Double
Stayed 3 nights in March 2019

1st Stay”

Honestly I really cannot think of anything lacking or bad about this hotel & it's staff. Hotel was extremely clean & all the staff were simply friendly, courteous & helpful. I will definitely stay here again for my future trips to Georgetown. I wish to convey my sincere thanks to all the staff of Link Hotel for making my stay a beautiful & memorable one.

Reviewed March 07, 2019
9.7
Exceptional
YEO from Malaysia
Couple
Deluxe Queen - Double
Stayed 1 night in December 2015

Worth every Ringgit and cents”

Extremely helpful and friendly owner and staff, Strategic location, Tip-top cleanliness

We stayed in this hotel for a night. Even though it is just for a night, it worth every ringgit and cents we paid for. The owner and staff are extremely friendly and helpful when it comes to best local food guides and sightseeing, appreciate their attentiveness in taking good of their guests' welfare. So don't feel shy to approach them if you need guides in finding the best local food and sightseeing. The location of this hotel is very strategic, as it surrounded by hawkers centres and restaurants and they are within walking distance. Therefore, you don't have to worry so much about your meals as foods are available 24/7. The hotel only has two parking slots right in front of their building, so first come first serve basis. So either you are lucky enough to get to park your car right in front of their building or you have to park your car at the nearby roadside (public parking slots - where you have to pay using parking coupons). However, the hotel owner and management efforts should be applauded as they provide alternative and solution to this problem whereby they do provide free parking for their guests at a parking area, just the next street away of the hotel from 6p.m-11a.m. Cleanliness of the hotel and room is in tip top condition and the facilities are new as they are newly opened, only few months back. Their complimentary breakfast is very simple, nothing to shout about. To sum it up, it is one of the best hotel that we have ever stayed and highly recommended for those who are looking for the best and affordable hotel in Penang Island, which I can assure that you will not regret.

Reviewed December 06, 2015
9.6
Exceptional
arslan from Pakistan
Solo traveler
Standard Single Room (1 pax)
Stayed 2 nights in May 2016

Nice calm place”

This is nice calm place to spend some days at penang. It z neat and clean hotel. Having all the facilities you needed. Free breakfast and it was nice. On each floor there are water dispensar for hot and cold water. Thanks link hotel for such great services

Reviewed June 12, 2016
8.0
Excellent
Choo from Singapore
Solo traveler
Standard Single Room (1 pax)
Stayed 4 nights in January 2016

Good for solo travellers and family! Awesome stay”

Friendly receptionist. Near to the main street. Has its own toilet.

My stay at the Link Hotel was great, their receptionists are very friendly and will advise you where to head to. Location of the hotel is near the main street that has lots of good food. Even the famous pizza (according to locals) is directly at the coffeeshop, across the hotel. You will never go hungry if you stay there. Hotel will also provide car service if you need with a minimal fee. The room is quite clean, except that the bed is quite hard. However, you will get used to it. Otherwise, there is a water dispenser at every level. Will recommend Link hotel to anyone who is heading to Penang

Reviewed January 14, 2016
9.6
Exceptional
rose from Philippines
Solo traveler
Standard Single Room (1 pax)
Stayed 3 nights in August 2016

Nice comfy hotel in Penang”

The hotel is quite nice in terms of amenities and very accomodating staff. I also like the free breakfast for the price that I paid. It's affordable. The only drawback that I can think of is the location of the hotel is a bit far from Armenia St or the major tourist sites that they have in Penang. However, they are also near to the market and the hawker type food stalls which you can sample different type of local food. So I guess it depends on what are your priorities when you to go to Penang.

Reviewed November 01, 2016
8.4
Excellent
Li from Malaysia
Family with young children
Deluxe Queen - Double
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016

Above expectation”

The hotel is not very near to many attractions in Georgetown but it’s quite convenient travelling with Uber (MYR 3-5 each trip). There is a coffee shop at the corner of the street selling a variety of local food. The room is considerably clean but there are some ants and fruit flies. Staffs from front desk to housekeeping are all very friendly. The front desk staff is very knowledgeable and gives us a brief introduction about places of interest in Penang. Western style breakfast (bread, cake, egg, sausage, coffee tea, juice, etc) are inclusive. There is no phone in the room. There are four of us staying in two rooms and we have to use whatsapp to contact each other.

Reviewed August 10, 2016
8.0
Excellent
Cechao from Singapore
Solo traveler
Deluxe Queen - Double
Stayed 3 nights in December 2016

Friendly staff and clean room but limited wifi”

Hotel is a 10-15 mins walk away from Komtar bus terminal. It is quite a distance from the attractions near Armenian street, but famous food are all around and Uber ride around Georgetown cost 2-6RM. The hotel staffs are very friendly and always greet me when I walk past them. The room itself is decent with hot showers and clean linens, worth it for the price paid. The breakfast they provide is simple and I enjoyed the Nasi lemak. The negative side is that wifi is poor at night when you return to your hotel room, but I read it is a common problem in Penang itself for budget stays. You can hear noises from corridors and your neighbours too, but it is sparse and doesn't affect me too much. Room might be a bit small for 2 person too, although I stayed alone so it's fine.

Reviewed December 17, 2016
8.8
Excellent
Tram from Vietnam
Group
Deluxe Triple (3 Adults)
Stayed 2 nights in February 2017

Friendly staff, clean and good location”

I stayed here 2 night, the room is the G floor so it is a little noisy because people often went around but room is clean and good location. there is many food court here and also easily to catch a bus. the staffs is friendly and give many good advises. The breakfast is not many choices but i think it's good with the price. Just remind you, the restaurant which is opposite to Link hotel is very delicious.

Reviewed February 27, 2017
8.8
Excellent
Christian from Indonesia
Solo traveler
Superior King (1 king bed)
Stayed 1 night in August 2016

Very Friendly Staff”

KING SIZE BEDROOM. Design from outside is beautiful chinese style and location is good. Even not on the main road but this hotel is calm and relax. Clean Room -- Good Wifi The important is surround by food 24 hours 😍😍😍 And one things i really like of this hotel is the hospitality of the staff. Since i arrived they welcoming me very nice and inform me very good info about the surround of hotel and also the place of interested in Penang. Many nice resto that i got from them. In the morning also when i need help fir print some company document for apply visa they also provide free printing for me. Its make me extend again more nights here. :) Breakfast also cute. Budget price with great service.

Reviewed August 09, 2016
9.6
Exceptional
Konstantin from Russia
Couple
Deluxe Twin - 2 Single Beds
Stayed 1 night in March 2018

In my opinion - best hotel in george town for this price”

We have a appartement with breakfast , the food was a little spicy (real a little) and very good. Room was clean. If i comeback to Penang , i definitely book Link Hotel

Reviewed March 06, 2018

Dear Guest, Glad that you enjoyed our stay here with us. Looking forward to see you again in Penang. Thanks and wishing you a wonderful day. Link Hotel Management.

Responded March 21, 2018
Link Hotel
7.6
Very good
LILY from United Kingdom
Couple
Deluxe Queen - Double
Stayed 2 nights in June 2017

Great staff for help”

This is a good little hotel, space is small but for the price it wasn't too bad. Its a basic room to put your head down and a wet room for showering and toilet. The receptionist was brilliant....he was so friendly and informative and gave us lots of help of where to go for fabulous eateries. We wanted to hire a motorbike but as they didn't have any he did put us in touch with someone from a neighbouring hotel who could help us out. The breakfast was very limited - toast, rice noodles and boiled eggs, but the toast was enough to get you to your next meal, which was lots of options in Penang. Wifi was ok. There is a great food market on the corner and 10 mins walk away for night food markets. The only downside to this hotel was that although they provided you with cups and hot water machine of every floor, there were no spoons to make a drink with, so something to bear in mind if you wanted to make a coffee in your room. Towels were also threadbare but again it was bearable for the few days we were there. The hotel was about 2km from the main parts of Georgetown and it was walkable but then having to walk about town as well it could make the day quite tiring, and then trying to get a taxi back to the hotel could be stressful as the taxis's do not use meters and you have to negotiate before you get in the taxi - obviously being a tourist they are out to get you. Other than those points it is a satisfactory hotel to put your head down. The staff definitely made this hotel nicer.

Reviewed July 05, 2017
9.6
Exceptional
DIVINA from Philippines
Family with young children
Twin Room no window
Stayed 2 nights in May 2016

Ok, but weak wifi this time”

This was our second stay at Link Hotel. We chose this hotel for the second time because we were very satisfied during our first time of staying here. Everything were all ok - food, wifi, cleanliness... But on our second time of staying here was not as good as our first. This time, wifi was really weak that we cannot connect to the wifi in the floor that we are staying. I used the wifi in the other floor which caused the weak signal.

Reviewed May 23, 2016
8.8
Excellent
Florence from Malaysia
Group
Standard Single Room (1 pax)
Stayed 3 nights in August 2017

With the amount I pay, worth it. ”

This is quite a basic hotel, expected. No room slippers and hotel room phone. The location is a little out of the free CAT bus zone but still it's within walking distance (900m from Jalan Transfer). I will still recommend staying this hotel because I enjoyed their services. Receptionists are very friendly. They were able to help us and provided information to tour around Georgetown. Two thumbs up to the receptionist on my last day. He helped me to sort out the door of my room hotel ASAP because battery had went out and I couldn't get into my room. Thanks to him also, he helped me to get on a cheaper ride using Uber.

Reviewed August 12, 2017
10.0
Exceptional
Lisawati from Indonesia
Family with teens
Twin Room no window
Stayed 3 nights in June 2019

Nice hotel with a very excellent hospitality”

I stay for almost 10 days in this hotel. i really like this hotel. the room is small, but i still can manage my luggage inside. they also have dining table so i don't have to eat my take away dinner in the room. I can keep my room free from bad odor. the wifi is also good. i can do the streaming, especially on the first floor. this hotel is located at the centre of the city, near to the recreation side and all tourist attraction. the staff is really help, both staff explained me how to enjoy penang, ride on the bus, and the delicious food. really recommend. definitely come back to this hotel.

Reviewed June 17, 2019
9.6
Exceptional
Siti from Malaysia
Family with young children
Deluxe Twin - 2 Single Beds
Stayed 1 night in December 2016

Great hospitality service!!!!”

Great reception staff.. so warm and welcoming. Even when we turn up with small kids, they still accepted us with a smile. We didnt manage to get her name though. Breakfast was also included for all. The hotel room is very clean and cosy. The only reasons i gave a 4 for the facilities is that if they provide a full mirror (maybe behind the door due to limited space) and also have a kiblat sign for muslim prayers in the room would be better. Plus having an ironing board on each floors where the water dispenser would be more ideal as i am sure people would use the ironing services. Other than that, we had enjoyer our stay and will come again next time we visit georgetown. Thank you...

Reviewed December 04, 2016
9.3
Exceptional
Eddy from Malaysia
Business traveler
Deluxe Twin - 2 Single Beds
Stayed 1 night in December 2015

Love this hotel!”

Good Location, Nice Staff, Private Parking.

The location very good. It near to restaurant so you can get a lot of food near to the Link Hotel. Staff also very nice and always prepare to help customer. You can get a private parking near to this hotel and this is very conveniences for driver. Link Hotel provide simple breakfast. Overall very good!

Reviewed December 30, 2015
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