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Ixora Hotel Penang
Seberang Perai,Penang - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Golf course [on-site]
  6. Fitness center
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Check-in/out [express]
"Had a one night stay during my recent business trip. Everyone was saying that this is the best hotel they had ever stay of all the business trips we travelled around Malaysia. Back to this hotel, I would say the location is quite strategic and there is a shopping mall beside this hotel. This hotel is quite near to Penang bridge so if you opt to travel to the island for a visit is definitely not a major issue but provided you must have a car to travel around to try the local food. Hotel room is spacious, clean, modern, air-conditioner is very cooling, touch and go security to access to the rooms, free wifi provided, security box, breakfast was good and comparable to Cititel Penang and Bayview Hotel in the island. This hotel is a much better choice for both business or family vacation as compare to the opposite road Pearl View Hotel which is a nightmare for me."
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7.9

Very good

5423 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 75
The Wembley - A St Giles Hotel Penang
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Valet parking
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Fitness center
  6. Spa
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Car power charging station
"St.Giles is tallest hotel in penang, view from our room is KOMTAR Building, and sea. My daughter love to stay in this hotel because they have free popcorn in reception. This hotel is very near to 1st avenue mall, and this mall connected to komtar and prangin mall, just walk turn right. If you turn left, we can get to GAMA supermarket, which have cheaper prices than others and also we can go to new lane food hawkers, macalister road zim sum which sell dim sum, atek durian...etc. Easy check in and check out. My daughter "
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8.5

Excellent

8058 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 93
Berjaya Penang Hotel
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Fitness center
  6. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  7. Shops
  8. Coffee shop
"berjaya penang hotel, not very impressive when i just arrived. building facade looks old. receptionists and doorman was friendly and helpful as this was my first time to penang. but after i checked into the room, im very impressed with the room size! its huge! bathroom was alright only but well who sleep there? just next door, there is a small shopping mall, 24 hours minimart, hair saloon, thai massage, chinese food eatery shop, all amazing! it's really recommended. there are free shuttle bus service to island and gleaegleas hospital and as well to gurney shopping centre. everything was easy accessible at this hotel, truly recommended!! "
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7.3

Very good

7418 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 62
Hotel Sentral Georgetown @ City Centre
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
  1. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  2. Front desk [24-hour]
  3. Luggage storage
  4. Contactless check-in/out
  5. Coffee shop
  6. Laundry service
  7. Restaurants
  8. Safety deposit boxes
"as regular visitors to penang, we try out different hotels and locations to get a feel for the place. sentral was a good experience and great value for money with their opening offers. the staff were excellent and thoughtful, bearing in mind it must be stressful opening a hotel and getting it functioning smoothly. they are succeeding well. it has a good reception area leading to a cafe which is welcoming and nicely organized. so many penang hotels are "tired" so it was good to have a modern room with nice furnishings and linens. the way the bed was made was the best i have ever experienced in a hotel!"
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7.5

Very good

9153 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 40
Kimberley Hotel Georgetown
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Check-in/out [express]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Laundry service
  6. Restaurants
  7. Room service
  8. Safety deposit boxes
"Spent 2 nights and it's worth the stay in this Penang hotel even though the room is quite small. Near Komtar terminal and the hawker lane with Chinese/ Indian cuisines. They also have very friendly staff especially the guest relations officer (Martin is the name, I think) as he recommended places to go and speaks English very fluently."
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7.9

Very good

6778 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 43
Hotel Sentral Seaview Penang @ Beachfront
Tanjung Bungah,Penang - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Car park
  4. Shuttle service
  5. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  6. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. BBQ facilities
"I stayed for one night, and ive been to a lot of hotels in penang but i can guarantee you its the best hotel i have ever stay! Beats all the 4/5 star hotels! The room is so clean and beautiful, with a sea view.The staff is very attentive and friendly. The breakfast buffet is delicious too! I would definitely choose this hotel for my next visit"
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7.2

Very good

11566 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 70
Loop On Leith George Town Penang Hotel
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Contactless check-in/out
  6. Restaurants
  7. Tours
  8. Concierge
"If included breakfast will be good "
8.1

Excellent

2653 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 26
Cititel Express Penang Hotel
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Car power charging station
  6. Contactless check-in/out
  7. Spa
  8. Room service [24-hour]
"I book a family room with Citiel express Penang Hotel. The room was separated into two room one queen size bed and two single bed. I like the concept of the room. The location is good got a lot of nice food nearby. If I go travel to Penang will book Citiel express Penang Hotel again. "
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7.8

Very good

8594 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 47
Vouk Hotel Suites
Gurney Drive,Penang - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Shuttle service
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Luggage storage
  6. Coffee shop
  7. Bar
  8. Laundry service
"I dont really have other experience with hotel in Penang, but staying in here is very very comfortable and i will definitely stay here again. Location is good (Penang is very small btw). Its a new hotel so its very clean and very cheap considering what you're getting."
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7.8

Very good

5628 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 59
Sunway Hotel Georgetown
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Bicycle rental
  3. Car park
  4. Shuttle service
  5. Fitness center
  6. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  7. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  8. Front desk [24-hour]
"This is a very good hotel. I love everything about it - its central location, the wonderful staff, the hardware (nice rooms), the non-smoking policy, the local food and taxi stand right outside the hotel, the free CAT bus you can catch at Komtar... Sunway Hotel has a non-smoking policy, though in reality there is 1 floor that allows smoking. The management could take the stand of disallowing smoking totally and make Sunway one of the very few hotels in Penang that does not allow indoor smoking. If guests are found to smoke in their rooms, the management should take strict action and insist that the guests abide by the non-smoking policy (or checkout), and verify that the misconduct is not repeated. Sunway has very nice hardware; the rooms are renovated and look new and pleasant. Coupled with a non-smoking policy and enforcement, it should appeal to contemporary travellers. The staff was very friendly, helpful and customer-oriented. I did not find any hotel employee who was lacking in service. For the other reviewers who rated them negatively, I think you need to remember that it takes two hands to clap; if you smile and ask them nicely, they will reciprocate in like manner. I thought their service was excellent. Extra info on the taxi fares - RM45 from the airport if you purchase a coupon from the airport limo counter outside the airport terminal; RM40 to the airport if you just take a taxi outside the hotel. I am a contented customer and will definitely stay at Sunway Hotel again for my next visit to Penang."
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8

Excellent

13316 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 83
Ixora Hotel Penang
Seberang Perai,Penang - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Golf course [on-site]
  6. Fitness center
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Check-in/out [express]
"Had a one night stay during my recent business trip. Everyone was saying that this is the best hotel they had ever stay of all the business trips we travelled around Malaysia. Back to this hotel, I would say the location is quite strategic and there is a shopping mall beside this hotel. This hotel is quite near to Penang bridge so if you opt to travel to the island for a visit is definitely not a major issue but provided you must have a car to travel around to try the local food. Hotel room is spacious, clean, modern, air-conditioner is very cooling, touch and go security to access to the rooms, free wifi provided, security box, breakfast was good and comparable to Cititel Penang and Bayview Hotel in the island. This hotel is a much better choice for both business or family vacation as compare to the opposite road Pearl View Hotel which is a nightmare for me."
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7.9

Very good

5423 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 75

Fast facts about Penang, Malaysia

Accommodations4,333 properties
Popular hotelFlamingo Hotel by the Beach
Popular areaGeorgetown
Nightly rates from$5
AirportPenang International Airport
Reasons to visitRestaurants, Sightseeing, Beaches

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Frequently asked questions

What's the average price of a hotel in Penang?

The average price for a 3-star property in Penang is USD 35. The typical price for a 4-star resort in Penang is USD 69. The typical price for a 5-star hotel in Penang is USD 94.

What's the typical price of a resort in Penang tonight?

The typical price for a 3-star resorts in Penang tonight is USD 35. The typical price for a 4-star resort in Penang this evening is USD 67. The average price for a 5-star resort in Penang tonight is USD 99.

What accommodations in Penang have the best breakfast?

Verified visitors to Penang have given top rated reviews for the breakfast at Coffee Atelier, Carnarvon House and The Light Hotel Penang.

What are the top accommodations in Penang for business visitors?

Accommodations around Penang which are very highly rated by business travelers are Bayview Beach Resort, Hotel Sentral Seaview Penang @ Beachfront and Flamingo Hotel by the Beach.

What are the most appropriate hotels in Penang for group vacationers?

Hotels in Penang that are highly rated by group visitors are Bayview Beach Resort, Hotel Sentral Seaview Penang @ Beachfront and Flamingo Hotel by the Beach.

What are the very best pet-friendly resorts around Penang?

Verified tourists to Penang have given out top ratings for MoonTree47 as a pet-friendly accommodation.

Where can I book rooms in Penang that has free cancellation policy?

Yes, you’ll find the majority of hotel rooms provide free cancellation rates, in which you will receive a full refund if you cancel prior to the deadline. Filter your search by free cancellation to find flexible hotel deals in Penang.

What's the best location with nature escape in Penang?

A top nature getaway neighborhood in Penang is Teluk Bahang.

Are foreign tourists allowed into Penang?

International tourists are allowed into Penang, according to our most current information. Due to evolving restrictions, we suggest you take a look at here for additional details.

Is evidence of vaccination required to enter Penang?

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required is currently required to enter Penang from outside the country. For more information, please contact local authority or visit here.

Is pre-departure covid test needed for fully vaccinated tourists to enter Penang?

Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required is currently needed to enter Penang. For up-to-date and detailed information on travel restrictons, please take a look at the official websites of the travel authority or government of the country you wish to visit, or go to here.

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More about Penang

Find the Best Penang Hotels

Step into the rich multicultural atmosphere of Penang, Malaysia, and find the top hotels in Penang, all while exploring the best areas and top nearby attractions. Penang encompasses part of the coastline of Malaysia, as well as an island that was historically significant because of its strong ties to trading. As visitors came in and out of the ports of Penang Island, so came their foods, goods, and cultures. Today, what remains is a beautiful, culturally rich area that is a top destination for visitors from around the world.

One of the most important aspects of a visit to the island is deciding where to stay in Penang. Fortunately, this guide can help travelers find areas with the best hotel rooms in Penang, ensuring that their hotel stay on the island is a great one.

Where to Stay in Penang, Malaysia -- Penang Hotels in George Town

Visitors who are planning a trip to Penang Island should consider a stay at Penang hotels in George Town. The capital city of Penang, George Town was established in the late 18th century as a British settlement. The area's British colonization is part of the dynamic history of the island and part of the reason the area has such a unique style. Today, visitors can expect to see remnants of British colonization in the form of its architecture. Yet, the architecture of George Town also features many Asian influences, which helps to give this area its truly charming look.

Penang Family Hotels and Cheap Hotels in Penang, Malaysia

Planning where to stay in George Town is simple as some of the best boutique hotels in Penang are in this area. Boutique hotels in Penang feature cozy atmospheres, and many of these hotels retain top amenities, including onsite dining, beautiful suites, and ideal locations. George Town is known as the food capital of Penang, so visitors who are looking for family accommodations in Penang or cheap hotels in Penang should enjoy the variety and easy access to delicious and inexpensive food options. And for more food and great shopping, a visit to Penang Times Square is in order. This thriving area is home to a blend of businesses, local homes, an outdoor plaza, and a shopping mall. Visitors who love shopping should consider a stay at hotels near Penang Times Square.

George Town is also the location of great attractions, like Kek Lok Si Temple, a beautiful Buddhist temple that was built in the 19th century, as well as plenty of nature-themed attractions, such as Penang Hill and Gurney Drive. Penang Hill is home to a rainforest-themed informational attraction, while Gurney Drive is a beautiful promenade along the water that is also famously busy and home to lots of tasty street food options. There are plenty of Penang Hill hotels available, as this appealing area draws in a variety of tourists from around the world. With stunning vistas and amazing food options, it's easy to see why hotels in Gurney Drive, Penang are among the best hotels in Penang. While travel in this area is easily accomplished with public buses or taxis, visitors may wish to experience George Town on foot to get more out of this historical area.

History fans should also consider a stay in George Town at hotels near Penang Museum. The Colonial Penang Museum details how the local area was impacted by British colonization. As the area's architecture still reflects this significant period in Penang's history, visitors will appreciate the context and understanding that this museum offers. Showcasing the colonial lifestyle of the British through the museum's art and artifacts, it's easy to get a sense of how things were during this time with the help of this museum. Because this area is so diverse, travelers can easily find cheap rooms in Penang in George Town. Budget-conscious travelers will appreciate a stay at these beautiful and unique budget hotels in Penang.

These local attractions, along with the unique beauty of this colonial area, are just some of the reasons why George Town Penang hotels are some of the top options for visitors, including families. Penang family accommodations offer amenities that help to create a more family-friendly environment, with family suites, family-friendly dining options, and more. Penang hotels with pools are also a great fit for families. For the top Penang kid-friendly hotels, George Town is a beautiful area to consider.

Get the 5-Star Treatment With a Stay at Luxury Hotels in Penang

Penang Island isn't just for history buffs; it's also an ideal location for beachgoers. Travelers who are searching for top beaches to visit should opt for Batu Ferringhi Beach Penang hotels or hotels near Tanjung Bungah Beach. Both Batu Ferringhi Beach and Tanjung Bungah Beach are home to crystalline waters, stunning shorelines, and some of the most exquisite 5-star hotels in Penang. Another bonus to staying at beach hotels in Penang is that many of these Penang luxury hotels will offer visitors exclusive access to pristine private beaches, which is a must for visitors who value privacy. But these beaches aren't just top locations for luxury and all-inclusive hotels in Penang, they're also home to a bevy of family and budget-friendly hotels. Budget travelers who are hoping to stay in a pristine area, but are also looking to stay at cheap accommodation in Penang, should consider a stay near Batu Ferringhi or Tanjung Bungah, and get ready to experience the beauty and fun of beach life.

Travel Smart With a Stay at Hotels Near Penang Airport

One way to remove some of the stress from traveling to this area is to pick accommodations near Penang International Airport. This way, visitors can coordinate their travels and flights, and won't have to be concerned with long commutes to the airport before their departure. Visitors who want Penang kid-friendly hotels may also want to consider a stay at Penang Airport hotels, as many of these hotels feature amenities that keep families in mind, like hotels with pools, onsite dining, large suites, and more.

Tourists who want to experience the best the world has to offer should be sure to visit the uniquely wonderful Penang, where exquisite hotels are waiting to host them.