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International House

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Desk, laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
View from room

Overview of International House

International House

2.0 star property

7.8/10 Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Gym
  • Laundry
Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, SEAMEO RECSAM, Gelugor, George Town, Penang, 11700

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHospital Lam Wah Ee2 min drive
  • Popular LocationPenang Bridge West End3 min drive
  • Popular LocationTESCO6 min drive
  • AirportPenang (PEN-Penang Intl.)20 min drive

Room options

About this area

George Town

Located in George Town, International House is on the Strip and near the airport. Penang Hill and Penang Botanic Gardens reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Penang Botanical Gardens and PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at City Stadium or Penang International Sports Arena. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including outlet shopping.

What's nearby

  • Hospital Lam Wah Ee - 2 min drive
  • Penang Bridge West End - 3 min drive
  • Penang State Mosque - 3 min drive
  • University of Science-Malaysia - 5 min drive
  • TESCO - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Penang Sentral - 23 min drive
  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 19 min drive

About this property

International House

Hotel in the business district
At International House, you can look forward to a terrace, a garden and a library. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna. Free in-room WiFi is available to all guests, along with laundry facilities and a fitness centre.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • An outdoor pool and a children's pool
  • Free self-parking
  • An outdoor tennis court, smoke-free property and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews speak well of the overall value, convenient parking and helpful staff
Room features
All 150 rooms have comforts such as laptop-friendly workspaces and air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches such as free WiFi. Guests reviews say good things about the size rooms at the property.
Other amenities include:
  • Bathrooms with showers
  • TVs with cable channels
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping and desks


English, Malay

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free uncovered self-parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Things to do

  • Children's pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor pool
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Children's pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool


  • Library

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • This property does not have any lifts
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Upper floors only accessible by stairs
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchairs available on site


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets


  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • TV channels
  • TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property from 1 January 2023. 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.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

We should mention

This property does not have any lifts
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property

Property is also known as

International House Hotel Penang
International House Penang
International House Hotel George Town
International House George Town
House George Town
International House Hotel
International House George Town
International House Hotel George Town

Frequently asked questions

Does International House have a pool?

Yes, this property has an outdoor pool and a children's pool.

Is International House pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at International House?

Self-parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at International House?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at International House?

Checkout is at noon.

Where is International House located?

Situated on the Strip, this hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of University of Science-Malaysia, Hospital Lam Wah Ee and TESCO. Penang Bridge West End and Penang State Mosque are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at International House and receive a full refund?

Yes, International House offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to International House cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 10 - Excellent. 21 out of 90 reviews" "
" "10 - Excellent 23%
Rating 8 - Good. 47 out of 90 reviews" "
" "8 - Good 52%
Rating 6 - Okay. 17 out of 90 reviews" "
" "6 - Okay 19%
Rating 4 - Poor. 3 out of 90 reviews" "
" "4 - Poor 3%
Rating 2 - Terrible. 2 out of 90 reviews" "
" "2 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



8/10 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Room is big. Comfortable. Location is with easy access.
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

8/10 Good

Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Air cond work very nice.. Shower have heat and cold.. Area room nice.. Have loundry room.. Bed so soft. Clener was clean room and change bed sheet. And wash toilet one day for one week.. Have big room. Have water heater and got nescafe pack, soap.. Staff talk very good
Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent

Mohd Azam
Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
The area is nice for me to rest for a night. I might come again.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

4/10 Poor

Traveler, KL
Business traveller, Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Old, dirty and very 'quiet' place.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

6/10 Okay

Verified traveller
Liked: Staff & service
Good quite place.
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2019

10/10 Excellent

Verified traveller
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019