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Apollo Inn
Apollo Inn
7.7 Good
7 Jalan Sungai Ujong, George Town, Malaysia
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0.1 mi from city centre, George Town 
GoodBased on 306 reviews
7.7

Apollo Inn is located in George Town and features a rooftop terrace. It is also situated a five-minute walk from Komtar, and offers a convenient shuttle service.

Coffee Atelier
Coffee Atelier
9.9 Excellent
47-55 Lorong Stewart, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 mi 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.

U Hotel Penang
U Hotel Penang
8.3 Excellent
676, Jalan Sungai Dua, George Town, Malaysia
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5.1 mi from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 1,362 reviews
8.3

U Hotel Penang is located in Gelugor and offers free Wi-Fi. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Carnarvon House
Carnarvon House
9.2 Excellent
28 Lorong Carnarvon, George Town, Malaysia
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0.1 mi from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 290 reviews
9.2

Situated close to Penang Ferry Terminal, Carnarvon House provides guests with an ideal base when visiting George Town. Those staying at the property can also make use of complimentary Wi-Fi access throughout their stay.

Pearl View Hotel
Pearl View Hotel
7.4 Good
2933 Jalan Baru Perai Butterworth, George Town, Malaysia
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4.6 mi from city centre, George Town 
GoodBased on 654 reviews
7.4

Boasting a sauna and a Jacuzzi, Pearl View Hotel Prai Penang is situated in Perai and offers comfortable accommodation. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

G-Inn
G-Inn
8.6 Excellent
133 Macalister Road, George Town, Malaysia
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1.0 mi from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 172 reviews
8.6

G Inn offers a comfortable setting when in George Town. It provides 3-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Flamingo By The Beach Penang
Flamingo By The Beach Penang
7.1 Good
Jalan Tanjung Bungah, George Town, Malaysia
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4.7 mi from city centre, George Town 
GoodBased on 1,451 reviews
7.1

Situated in Tanjung Bungah, Flamingo Hotel By The Beach Penang provides modern accommodation and has ocean views. Guests also have exclusive access to the Qin Spa & Outdoor Jacuzzi and Fitness centre.

Red Inn Court
Red Inn Court
7.4 Good
35-B & 35-C, Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling, Georgetown, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 mi from city centre, George Town 
GoodBased on 490 reviews
7.4

Red Inn Court provides a charming setting while in George Town. It offers free wireless internet in public areas and is steps from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple and other well-known attractions.

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang
8.3 Excellent
56, Jalan Low Yat, Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia
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6.2 mi from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 5,309 reviews
8.3

DoubleTree Resort By Hilton Hotel Penang provides a contemporary setting while in Tanjung Bungah. It offers free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a free shuttle service.

The Light Hotel Penang
The Light Hotel Penang
8.9 Excellent
Lebuh Tenggiri 2, Bandar Seberang Jaya, Butterworth, Malaysia
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4.7 mi from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 2,051 reviews
8.9

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.

Tips for booking a George Town hotel

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:January
Average price in George Town:£71/night
Absolute cheapest price found:£4/night
Cheapest day:Friday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
£38 - £119
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£27 - £105
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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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0.4 mi 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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Jawi Peranakan Mansion
Jawi Peranakan Mansion
9.3 Excellent
153 Jalan Hutton, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 mi from city centre, George Town 

Boasting an outdoor pool, Jawi Peranakan Mansion is located in George Town and provides comfortable accommodation. It offers 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Areca Hotel Penang
Areca Hotel Penang
9.1 Excellent
No. 5, Jalan Khoo Sian Ewe, George Town, Malaysia
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0.3 mi from city centre, George Town 

Areca Hotel Penang is located in George Town and features free Wi-Fi. It is situated a short walk from Komtar.

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Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang
Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang
8.8 Excellent
Batu Ferringhi Beach 11100 Pen, George Town, Malaysia
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7.0 mi from city centre, George Town 

Showcasing views of Penang Hill, Shangri-La Rasa Sayang 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.

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Jazz Hotel Penang
Jazz Hotel Penang
8.0 Excellent
No 1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang 1, George Town, Malaysia
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3.4 mi 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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Seven Terraces Hotel
Seven Terraces Hotel
9.3 Excellent
Stewart Lane, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 mi from city centre, George Town 

Seven Terraces is located in George Town and features free Wi-Fi. It also offers a 24-hour reception, massage services and an outdoor pool.

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Chulia Mansion
Chulia Mansion
8.5 Excellent
413 Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Malaysia
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0.2 mi 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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1926 Heritage Hotel
1926 Heritage Hotel
6.9 Good
227 Jalan Burma, George Town, Malaysia
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1.1 mi from city centre, George Town 

Located in George Town, 1926 Heritage Hotel is within a 25-minute drive of Penang International Airport and provides an outdoor pool. There is also a gym with a swimming pool.

Cheapest hotels in George Town, Penang Island

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Red Inn Heritage
Red Inn Heritage
6.9 Good
No.15, Love Lane, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 mi from city centre,  

Red Inn Heritage Guest House provides a comfortable setting while in George Town. Rooms are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is included free of charge.

£5
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Dou Houz Guest House
Dou Houz Guest House
8.4 Excellent
169, Lebuh Noordin, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 mi from city centre,  

This comfortable guest house in George Town offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as bicycle rental and a 24-hour reception. It provides an airport shuttle and a games room, and is a brief stroll from Komtar.

£5
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Wassup Youth Hostel
Wassup Youth Hostel
7.6 Good
No.495E Jalan Penang, George Town, Malaysia
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Wassup Youth Hostel provides a comfortable setting while in George Town. It also features a sun deck, an outdoor pool and a 24-hour reception.

£7
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Red Inn Cabana
Red Inn Cabana
5.9 Okay
No. 22, Leith Street, George Town, Malaysia
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

Red Inn Cabana is located in George Town and offers recently renovated rooms and complimentary Wi-Fi. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to discover the area's attractions.

£7
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Red Inn Court
Red Inn Court
7.4 Good
35-B & 35-C, Jln Masjid Kapitan Keling, Georgetown, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 mi from city centre,  

Red Inn Court provides a charming setting while in George Town. It offers free wireless internet in public areas and is steps from Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple and other well-known attractions.

£8
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The Frame Guesthouse
The Frame Guesthouse
8.8 Excellent
168, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, Malaysia
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0.3 mi from city centre,  

The Frame Guesthouse is set in George Town and is close to nearby attractions, such as Khoo Kongsi. It also offers luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

£8
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Grand Inn - Penang Road
Grand Inn - Penang Road
7.7 Good
72, Jalan Penang Road, George Town, Malaysia
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0.2 mi from city centre,  

Within 20 minutes' walk from Penang Ferry Terminal, Grand Inn - Penang Road provides guests with a convenient base while in George Town. It is located a short stroll from Komtar.

£8
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Rasa Motel
Rasa Motel
9.3 Excellent
186-G26 Jalan Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Malaysia
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6.9 mi 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.

£9
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Hotel prices in George Town

2 stars or below

£5 - £32

Rope Walk Guesthouse

No. 1 most popular

£12
Avg. per night
Container Hotel Penang

No. 2 most popular

£12
Avg. per night
Dou Houz Guest House

Best value

£5
Avg. per night
3 stars

£8 - £87

Hotel Neo+ Penang

No. 1 most popular

Hotel Neo+ Penang
8.1 Excellent
£27
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Areca Hotel Penang

No. 2 most popular

Areca Hotel Penang
9.1 Excellent
£27
Avg. per night
Spices Hotel

Best value

Spices Hotel
8.9 Excellent
£8
Avg. per night
4 stars and up

£25 - £87

Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang

No. 1 most popular

£87
Avg. per night
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang

No. 2 most popular

£33
Avg. per night
Royale Chulan Penang

Best value

£25
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?

    One of the most popular hotels in George Town is Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang, which has been reviewed by 2,059 users and currently has a rating of 8.8/10. Other top-rated locations include DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang and Royale Chulan Penang, which have received 8.3/10 and 8.6/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near KOMTAR Tower?

    A good hotel close to KOMTAR Tower is Jen Penang Georgetown By Shangri-La (rated 8.7/10 from 3,408 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in George Town near Gurney Plaza?

    Evergreen Laurel Penang is the hotel close to Gurney Plaza that is most recommended by HotelsCombined users, with 745 reviews rating it at 8.0/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near Penang City Hall?

    If you’re looking for good hotels near Penang City Hall, consider Jen Penang Georgetown By Shangri-La (rated 8.7 over 3,408 reviews).