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aCAT Penang

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Joined January 2019
16 Gat Lebuh China, George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Starting at 25.00 MYR/day
1 day min. Term Prices & Fees

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"The Biggest Coworking Space in Penang, located inside a UNESCO heritage building!"

*Free Day Pass is only available on the first Thursday of every month (subject to change)*

aCAT Penang has a unique co-working space located at the heart of Penang’s historic heritage city -- George Town. The space is spacious and quiet, with excellent bandwidth, 24-hour access, and free flow of coffee and tea -- all that you need to stay focus, be productive and get your work done. Opposite to the building is the bus and ferry terminal, you can easily get to the space with public transport.

aCAT Penang is also a Penang state government-initiated tech startup and innovation hub. We constantly organized tech and entrepreneurship related events and workshops. Apart from that, we have a strong programmer community which meets up frequently at the space. If you are a digital nomad working as a programmer, designer, entrepreneur, aCAT Penang is the place that you want to be at.

Contact us:
[email protected]
+604-225 0100

We speak English, Mandarin (中文), Cantonese(粤语), and Bahasa Malaysia.

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Membership Packages:
Day Pass (one day only)
Price: RM 25/day
Access: Monday - Friday, 9 AM - 6 PM

10-Day Pass (ten consecutive days)
Price: RM 150/10 days
Access: 24 hours

Platinum Pass (one month)
Price: RM 300/month
Access: 24 hours

24/7 member access

clock_icon_img Opening Hours

Mon-Fri
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat
Closed
Sun
Closed
membership_icon_img Membership Fees
# People Duration Price Access Hours Availability
11 DayMYR 25.00 Reception HoursBuy Now
# People Duration Price Access Hours Availability
11 MonthMYR 300.00 24 HoursEnquire
16 MonthsMYR 255.00 /month24 HoursEnquire
# People Duration Price Access Hours Availability
aCAT Penang has not added details about their Private Office yet

Membership: Hot Desk / Open Plan

Duration
# People
Access Hours Reception Hours
MYR 25.00

Membership: Dedicated Desk

Duration
# People
Access Hours 24 Hours
MYR 300.00

Membership: Private Office

aCAT Penang has not added details about their Private Office yet
Amenities
Classic Basics
  • High-Speed WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
Seating
  • Beanbags
  • Ergonomic Chairs
Community
  • Events
  • Workshops
  • Community Lunches
  • Slack Channel For Members
  • Mentorship Programs
  • Incubator programs
Equipment
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Photocopier
  • 3D Printer
  • Projector
Facilities
  • Skype Room
  • Makerspace
  • Personal Lockers
  • Showers
  • Event Space For Rent
  • Nearby Airbnb
Cool Stuff
  • Library
  • Board Games
Transportation
  • Car Share
  • 5 Minute Walk From Public Transit
Accessibility
  • 24hr member access
Catering
  • Free Drinking Water
  • Free Snacks
  • Snacks Available for Purchase
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Halal Menu
Caffeine Fix
  • Free Tea
  • Free Coffee
Location
16 Gat Lebuh China, George Town, Penang, Malaysia
Awards and Recognition
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10 Reviews By the coworking community

4.8 out of 5

100%  of coworkers recommended

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Marco Caggiano
  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful Votes

"One of The Best In Asia"

    July 2019

    One of the best coworking space in Asia. Meet interesting people, big desks, comfortable office desks, sea view, good parking spot for motorbikes/scooters and cars, hidden elevator, 24 hours open. Good Aircon. Lockers available. Very affordable, maybe one of the cheapest in South East Asia, central location, friendly staff. Internet is good. Best part is there is a cafè downstair that servers homemade organic foods like slow food hand made pizza in a wood fire oven, and lasagna, cakes, so you can have an amazing & healthy lunch, also this cafè offers wifi, so you can work there sometimes. And there is also a balcony/smoking area with a nice sea view. Really suggested.

    0 Thank Marco

    CY Lim
    • 1 Review
    • 1 Helpful Vote

    "Great places, been using the place for around two year!"

      June 2019

      Value of money. Cheapest in town. Great and Comfy places for concentrate work and hanging around.

      1 Thank CY

      Mark Rösler
      • 1 Review
      • 0 Helpful Votes

      "Best co-working space in Penang: 24/7, great events, free coffee"

        May 2019

        I spent several months working here, one of the best co-working spaces I encountered on my travels! For just 300 RM a month you can use this space 24/7, so no matter your working hours, there are no restrictions. You also get an allowance to use the private meeting rooms, so much in fact that you'll probably never use it all. Their website is very modern, so you can pay there with credit card or PayPal and conveniently book meeting rooms. The staff is super friendly, kind, and very helpful. They organize many events, whether it's just having lunch with your co-workers so you can get to know them more or bigger events where you will gain knowledge about a particular topic. I requested and hope in the future there will be movie screenings. As a co-worker, you get free cookies and coffee. There is a basket with other snacks, ramen noodles, and pizza like bread for which you put money in a jar. Admittedly, it can be a great temptation to eat too much sugary stuff, but they also sell delicious oranges sometimes.

        0 Thank Mark

        Kelvin Ang
        • 1 Review
        • 1 Helpful Vote

        "Coworking Space that Connect The People"

          January 2019

          Coworking spaces are everywhere in the cities, but what make Acat different from the other coworking spaces is the elite community team are really putting efforts to connect the coworkers to others and constantly feeding great and useful knowledges to the coworkers and people on Penang. Acat constantly engage the successful entrepreneurs from different part of the worlds to provide important values and knowledges in the spaces that benefit to the coworkers, and events are open to public too! A great environment and supportive community are important to produces successful startups and businesses, and Acat fulfilled these 2 core elements. These are the reasons why so many successful entrepreneurs, freelancers, startups and SMEs come from Acat.

          1 Thank Kelvin

          aCAT Penang responded to this review

          Thanks Kelvin! Glad that you love the space :)

          Mun Yi
          • 1 Review
          • 2 Helpful Votes

          "ACAT: A place for Affordable, Creative, Acknowledged, Talents"

            January 2019

            ACAT is an amazing space for freelancers, start-ups, etc. The community is equipped with loads of resources in terms of very diverse talents. You can find people with almost any skill set here. Technology, design, education, content, etc. Drop by anytime even if only to just say Hi. People here are friendly and everyone is welcome at ACAT. I have been renting a space in ACAT since May 2018. There were some issues with the WIFI towards the end of 2018, which the administrators have resolved in January 2019. All in all, this is a great starting point for businesses and freelancers alike. Hope to see you here.

            2 Thank Mun

            aCAT Penang responded to this review

            Thanks Mun Yi! Happy to know that you feel home here :D

            Kher Nee Teoh
            • 1 Review
            • 1 Helpful Vote

            "A great collaborative space!"

              January 2019

              aCAT Penang offers great value for the coworkers. They have stable internet, various perks and benefits, spacious common area, comfortable & productive working environment with all basic office amenities (meeting rooms, pantry, printing machine). It is located at the center of Georgetown with great access to public transportation, hostel, local food stall, restaurant and banks. It is near to some famous tourist spots such as Little India, Penang Street Art, famous historical buildings, etc. Besides, the management team constantly organizes community activities & technology/entrepreneurship related events and workshops. It is a great place to meet people from different background! Great community involvement!

              1 Thank Kher Nee

              Ricky Tan
              • 1 Review
              • 2 Helpful Votes

              "An Awesome Co-Working Space That I Will Always Recommend To My Friends"

                March 2018

                A wide diverse community at @CAT Penang and it just feels like my second home. With the vibrant and rich heritage building, it makes the working environment unique. Monthly Coffee Talk Sessions with various interesting topics on every 1st Thursday of the month and many Start-up Programs to help new Start-up Entrepreneurs in their journey. Also quite and peaceful with down-to-earth surroundings that makes you feel closer to the environment as compared to those new modern designed offices. My first preference will always be @CAT whenever in Penang and I would strongly recommend to my friends and famaly. Try it and you will know what i am experiencing ....

                2 Thank Ricky

                aCAT Penang responded to this review

                Thanks Ricky for your kind words :D

                Miki Tan
                • 1 Review
                • 2 Helpful Votes

                "Spacious coworking space in a heritage building. Stable and fast Wi-Fi with helpful community :) A space with good vibe!"

                  March 2018

                  A spacious coworking space built in a heritage building. At least two community events in a month, co-workers are friendly and helpful. There are entrepreneurs, startups, designers, programmers working here. The internet is stable and fast. Located in the heart of George Town, public transports are easily accessible, hostels are nearby. Lots of cafes around, good restaurants are within walking distance (don't forget to try the Indian food!). Space and the desks are spacious, people do not make noise in the space, good environment to be productive and focus on your work. There is an elevator at the backyard too.

                  2 Thank Miki

                  Mario Piro
                  • 1 Review
                  • 2 Helpful Votes

                  "great space, warm atmosphere and community spirit"

                    March 2018

                    The cost is very competitive especially for the monthly hot-desk plan. It is an open plan office with plenty of quiet corners and meeting room spaces. Miki and Zoey are very dedicated and organise regular activities like hackatons and conferences with local and regional companies. The space is open 24 hrs and offers a great wifi connection. Day and night, if you are working US or European timezones. It's in a very central location. The other members were a friendly community of local remote workers, with a good mix of ever-returning expats, programmers, designers, digital marketers. Group lunch (a.k.a. business lunch) was a recurring 'event'. And the great thing, there's loads of very nice and varied food stalls a block away, nice Chinese and Indian eateries across the road. Going back very soon! If only monthly accommodations were more easily available.

                    2 Thank Mario

                    aCAT Penang responded to this review

                    Thanks Mario! Glad to know that you love the space, and hope to see you again!

                    Zoey Teoh
                    • 1 Review
                    • 3 Helpful Votes

                    "It's cool to work in almost 100 years heritage building with spacious space (that I ever seen) and provide great sea view, great space to move around."

                      July 2017

                      Good internet connection, spacious table, not too cold but comfortable, biscuits and coffees are provided, reasonable and affordable pricing, able to focus and concentrate to work, very productive (this is very important). And there are social networking session.

                      3 Thank Zoey

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