Apollo Inn - Hostel

2.0 star property
City centre hostel within easy reach of KOMTAR

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Apollo Inn - Hostel

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Soundproofing, bed sheets
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Soundproofing, bed sheets

Overview of Apollo Inn - Hostel


Very good

Property highlights

  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
7 Jalan Sungai Ujong, Georgetown, George Town, Penang, 10100
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Self parking
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
Feel at home
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Lift
  • Self-parking (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms

Room options

Superior Family Room

  • 17 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Standard Room

  • 9 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Superior Double Room

  • 9 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Superior Triple Room

  • 17 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bed and 1 Single Bed

Bed, Mixed Dorm

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Standard Twin Room

  • 11 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Downtown George Town
  • KOMTAR - 6 min walk
  • Gurney Drive - 29 min walk
  • Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal - 2 min drive
  • Gurney Plaza - 5 min drive
  • Penang Hill - 9 min drive
  • Queensbay Mall - 10 min drive
  • Ferringgi Beach - 33 min drive
  • ESCAPE Adventureplay - 37 min drive

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 27 min drive
  • Penang Sentral - 28 min drive


  • Tek Sen Restaurant - 7 min walk
  • Hanjan Eatery.soju Bar - 5 min walk
  • Bock Garden Meatless Cafe - 8 min walk
  • La Vie - 3 min walk
  • Furqan Thai Food Restaurant - 8 min walk

About this property

Apollo Inn - Hostel

Apollo Inn - Hostel puts you 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from KOMTAR and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Gurney Drive. Also, this hostel is 4.7 mi (7.6 km) from Penang Hill. Fellow travellers say good things about the overall property condition.


Chinese (Mandarin), English, Malay

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms


  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 11:00 PM
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas


  • Uncovered on-site self-parking (MYR 6 per day)

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage


  • Terrace


  • Lift
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Room amenities

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Towels


  • Daily housekeeping

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

  • Cash deposit: MYR 50.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Cash Breakage deposit: MYR 50 per stay

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 2.00 per accommodation, per night

Optional extras

  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of MYR 15.00 (subject to availability)


  • Uncovered self-parking costs MYR 6 per day

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia) guidelines.


Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.
This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Apollo Inn Penang
Apollo Penang
Apollo Inn George Town
Apollo Inn Penang/George Town
Apollo George Town
Apollo Inn
Apollo Inn Hostel George Town
Apollo Inn - Hostel George Town
Apollo Inn - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Apollo Inn - Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation George Town

Frequently asked questions

Does Apollo Inn - Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Apollo Inn - Hostel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Apollo Inn - Hostel?
This property confirms that guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at Apollo Inn - Hostel?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Apollo Inn - Hostel?
Yes. Self-parking costs MYR 6 per day.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Apollo Inn - Hostel?
You can check in from 2 PM - 11:00 PM. There's a charge of MYR 15.00 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon.
What's the area around Apollo Inn - Hostel like?
Apollo Inn - Hostel is in Downtown George Town, a short 6-minute walk from KOMTAR and 10 minutes' walk from Penang Times Square.



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10/10 Exceptional

comfortable place and near to mall
Dini, 3-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Great Location
Near to food stall
Balu, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Need 200% of improvement!
Give us 4th floor, climb up all the way, no lift provided. First room aircon have bad socks smell, technician feedback it's he paint smell, this meaning their aircon is function with paint. Second room like a sauna. Third room ok but not clean. If you want to have a very bad experience recommend stay here.
Bee Kee, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Accommodation conditions is ok! But no lift service on the day of arrival, and astro not available on the time maybe due to pandemic, cash flow affected. Oh! Remember mid night time the front door will be closed, i went back around 1am, but can call the personnel to open the door, felt bad disturb people's sleep...
1-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Mark, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

good place good staff all im happy to come back next time
2-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It’s worth for what you’ve paid and even more than
Clean & quiet place, excellent location and it’s more than what you expected ! Sure will recommended to my friends
Yoke Ngar, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Good value
Great value for a short stay. Clean, comfortable, close walk to things and a great breakfast.
Skye, 1-night romance trip
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4/10 Fair

Not a comfortable stay
1-night trip
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