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Olive Tree Hotel
Olive Tree Hotel
8.3 Excellent
No 76, Jalan Mahsuri, Sungai Dua, Malaysia
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11.5 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 976 reviews
8.3

Olive Tree Hotel Penang provides a comfortable setting while in Bayan Lepas. It also features an outdoor pool and a fitness centre.

Hutton Lodge
Hutton Lodge
7.8 Good
17, Jalan Hutton, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 km from city centre, George Town 
GoodBased on 268 reviews
7.8

Hutton Lodge is situated in George Town and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers free Wi-Fi, an airport shuttle and a tour desk.

Zen Rooms Eden Parade
Zen Rooms Eden Parade
9.5 Excellent
Located in Roomies Suite Penang, Jalan Sungai Emas No 1-9B Eden Parade 1, Batu Ferringhi, Penang, George Town, Malaysia
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11.2 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 3 reviews
9.5

Located in Batu Ferringhi, this hotel is within a five-minute walk of Batu Ferringhi Night Market, and a short drive from Tanjung Bungah. Guests can also enjoy free internet in all areas.

Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square
Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square
7.3 Good
No. 3, 3A, 5, 5A, Jalan Kampung Jawa Lama, George Town, Malaysia
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0.8 km from city centre, George Town 
GoodBased on 806 reviews
7.3

Located in George Town, Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square is an easy drive from Penang Hill and offers public parking on site. It also provides a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

Coffee Atelier
Coffee Atelier
9.9 Excellent
47-55 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 7 reviews
9.9

Providing free Wi-Fi, Coffee Atelier is situated in George Town and is a short walk from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

One Pacific Hotel & Serviced Apartments
One Pacific Hotel & Serviced Apartments
8.4 Excellent
177, Jalan Macalister, George Town, Malaysia
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1.8 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 447 reviews
8.4

One Pacific Hotel & Serviced Apartment is located in George Town and features free wireless internet. It provides 3-star apartments with views of the city.

Chulia Mansion
Chulia Mansion
8.5 Excellent
413 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 555 reviews
8.5

Chulia Mansion is located in George Town and offers free Wi-Fi. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Red Rock Hotel
Red Rock Hotel
7.2 Good
202a Jalan Macalister, George Town, Malaysia
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1.2 km from city centre, George Town 
GoodBased on 388 reviews
7.2

Situated in George Town, Red Rock Hotel Penang provides 3-star accommodation, as well as an outdoor pool. It also offers a safe, laundry facilities and a beauty centre.

Georgetown Seaview Seafront Duplex
Georgetown Seaview Seafront Duplex
George Town, Malaysia
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2.1 km from city centre, George Town 

Georgetown Seaview Seafront Duplex boasts an infinity pool and deluxe 5-star accommodation in George Town.

Hotel Mingood
Hotel Mingood
6.5 Good
164 Jalan Argyll, George Town, Malaysia
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0.8 km from city centre, George Town 
GoodBased on 232 reviews
6.5

Hotel Mingood provides a comfortable setting while in George Town. Guests also have access to free Wi-Fi and on-site parking.

Tips for booking a George Town hotel

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:April
Average price in George Town:₱3,740/night
Absolute cheapest price found:₱195/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Thursday
₱1,894 - ₱7,095
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₱1,866 - ₱3,074
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The Edison George Town
The Edison George Town
9.3 Excellent
15 Lebuh Leith, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town 

Situated within walking distance of Penang Ferry Terminal, The Edison George Town provides guests with a convenient base while in George Town. It provides 3.5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Zen Rooms Eden Parade
Zen Rooms Eden Parade
9.5 Excellent
Located in Roomies Suite Penang, Jalan Sungai Emas No 1-9B Eden Parade 1, Batu Ferringhi, Penang, George Town, Malaysia
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11.2 km from city centre, George Town 

Located in Batu Ferringhi, this hotel is within a five-minute walk of Batu Ferringhi Night Market, and a short drive from Tanjung Bungah. Guests can also enjoy free internet in all areas.

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Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang
Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang
8.8 Excellent
Batu Ferringhi Beach 11100 Pen, George Town, Malaysia
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11.2 km from city centre, George Town 

Showcasing views of Penang Hill, Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa Penang is situated in Batu Ferringhi and provides an outdoor pool and a sauna so guests can unwind during their stay. Guests also have exclusive access to the CHI and Pool & Kids Pool.

4
Jazz Hotel Penang
Jazz Hotel Penang
8.0 Excellent
No 1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang 1, George Town, Malaysia
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5.4 km from city centre, George Town 

Jazz Hotel Penang offers 4-star accommodation in George Town. There is also a fitness centre with a swimming pool, cardiovascular equipment and a rooftop terrace.

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Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square
Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square
7.3 Good
No. 3, 3A, 5, 5A, Jalan Kampung Jawa Lama, George Town, Malaysia
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0.8 km from city centre, George Town 

Located in George Town, Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square is an easy drive from Penang Hill and offers public parking on site. It also provides a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

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Chulia Mansion
Chulia Mansion
8.5 Excellent
413 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 km from city centre, George Town 

Chulia Mansion is located in George Town and offers free Wi-Fi. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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The Light Hotel Penang
The Light Hotel Penang
8.9 Excellent
Lebuh Tenggiri 2, Bandar Seberang Jaya, Butterworth, Malaysia
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3.2 km from city centre, Butterworth 

Situated in Perai, The Light Hotel Penang is an easy drive from Butterworth and offers a sauna, valet parking and an indoor pool. It provides 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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One Pacific Hotel & Serviced Apartments
One Pacific Hotel & Serviced Apartments
8.4 Excellent
177, Jalan Macalister, George Town, Malaysia
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1.8 km from city centre, George Town 

One Pacific Hotel & Serviced Apartment is located in George Town and features free wireless internet. It provides 3-star apartments with views of the city.

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Hutton Lodge
Hutton Lodge
7.8 Good
17, Jalan Hutton, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 km from city centre,  

Hutton Lodge is situated in George Town and is close to the area's popular attractions. It offers free Wi-Fi, an airport shuttle and a tour desk.

₱335
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St Hostel
St Hostel
9.2 Excellent
45, Lebuh Gereja, George Town, Malaysia
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0.7 km from city centre,  

Situated under a 10-minute stroll from Penang Ferry Terminal, ST Hostel provides guests with a convenient base while in George Town. Guests can also enjoy complimentary internet in all areas.

₱383
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Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)
Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)
6.7 Good
18-30, Jalan Trang, George Town, Malaysia
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0.8 km from city centre,  

Old Penang Hotel - Trang Road is located in George Town and provides guests with free Wi-Fi. It is also found within a five-minute walk of Komtar.

₱526
Avg. per night
Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square
Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square
7.3 Good
No. 3, 3A, 5, 5A, Jalan Kampung Jawa Lama, George Town, Malaysia
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0.8 km from city centre,  

Located in George Town, Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square is an easy drive from Penang Hill and offers public parking on site. It also provides a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and luggage storage.

₱574
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Oyo 510 Sri Indar Hotel
Oyo 510 Sri Indar Hotel
7.3 Good
554-555, Jalan Sungai Rambai, George Town, Malaysia
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14.2 km from city centre,  

OYO 510 Sri Indar Hotel is located in Bukit Mertajam and offers free Wi-Fi. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

₱574
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Rasa Motel
Rasa Motel
9.3 Excellent
186-G26 Jalan Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Malaysia
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11.1 km from city centre,  

This comfortable motel in Batu Ferringhi offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a beauty centre and an express check-in and check-out feature. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

₱622
Avg. per night
Grand Inn
Grand Inn
7.6 Good
165-G-2, Jalan Macalister, George Town, Malaysia
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1.8 km from city centre,  

Grand Inn Hotel - Macalister Road is located in George Town and offers guests free Wi-Fi. The various facilities this charming hotel offers include a tour desk, a ticket service and luggage storage.

₱622
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Broadway Budget Hotel
Broadway Budget Hotel
7.7 Good
35F, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, Penang, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre,  

Situated within a 10-minute walk of Penang Ferry Terminal, Broadway Budget Hotel is a convenient base while in George Town. It provides free Wi-Fi, a swimming pool and bicycle rental.

₱717
Avg. per night

Hotel prices in George Town

2 stars and under

₱335 - ₱2,391

Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)

#1 Most popular

₱526
Avg. per night
Tido Hostel Penang

#2 Most popular

₱909
Avg. per night
Hutton Lodge

Best value

Hutton Lodge
7.8 Good
₱335
Avg. per night
3 stars

₱622 - ₱5,356

The Sovereign

#1 Most popular

₱909
Avg. per night
Travelodge Georgetown, Penang

#2 Most popular

₱1,148
Avg. per night
Grand Inn

Best value

Grand Inn
7.6 Good
₱622
Avg. per night
4 stars +

₱1,435 - ₱5,834

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang
₱5,834
Avg. per night
The Light Hotel Penang

#2 Most popular

₱2,343
Avg. per night
Vouk Hotel Suites

Best value

₱1,435
Avg. per night

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Where to stay in George Town

About George Town

George Town is the eclectic cultural hub of Penang, situated at the northeastern tip of Penang Island. Its prominent concentration of historic pre-war buildings makes for architectural significance and easy recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This major tourist destination boasts sunny beaches, modern entertainment and delectable cuisine.

Things to do

The UNESCO World Heritage Zone is George Town’s most coveted location, offering an expanse of antebellum structures and heritage landmarks, highlighted by Fort Cornwallis and City Hall.Don’t miss the Blue Mansion and the Khoo Kongsi, two beautiful vessels of history.

Local arts and crafts offer plenty of opportunities to shop for hidden treasures. The Shop Howard is a great place to pick up a professional photograph, while the Bon Ton is the tourist’s choice for purchasing fabrics. If you want something unique, the Moon Shop sells terrariums in glass jars.

Take a journey to explore some of the city’s famous street art near Armenian Street, where you can follow your trusty map to discover murals of anything from a small boy and his pet Tyrannosaurus to cat themed graffiti. You’ll find 3D props intertwined in the street art such as bicycles and swings, designed to reflect the life of everyday locals.

You haven’t truly experienced George Town until you’ve had your fill of local cuisine. The China House offers a smorgasbord of taste, from breakfast through to cocktail hour in addition to live music and a boutique shop. Kebaya is a great choice for traditional food, and the New Lane Hawker Stalls are perfect for the more adventurous at heart.

Getting around

Public transport around George Town is primarily by bus, operated by the Rapid Penang. Taking a trishaw is a real sightseeing treat and an efficient form of transportation around the city. The Penang International Airport is located 16 kilometres south of George Town.

George Town travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in George Town?

    George Town is home to many highly-rated hotels, one of which is Armenian Suite, which has a current rating of 7.7. For other potential stays, consider Flamingo By The Beach Penang and Vouk Hotel Suites, which can also be great places to stay in George Town.

  • What is a good hotel near Gurney Plaza?

    The Northam All Suite Penang is a hotel near Gurney Plaza that is popular with HotelsCombined users, scoring 7.6 across 27 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel in George Town near Penang City Hall?

    Tune Hotel Georgetown Penang is the most recommended hotel near Penang City Hall on HotelsCombined (scoring 7.3 over 2,649 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near KOMTAR Tower?

    2,649 HotelsCombined reviews of Tune Hotel Georgetown Penang score it 7.3/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near KOMTAR Tower.