Overview of The Sovereign

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Free WiFi
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Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Air Conditioning

Explore the area

    Popular LocationPenang Times Square5 min walk
    Popular LocationKOMTAR6 min walk
    Popular LocationKapitan Keling Mosque18 min walk
    AirportPenang (PEN-Penang Intl.)30 min drive
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  • Basic Double Room

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsBasic Double Room
  • Deluxe Double Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Double Ensuite
  • Single Room

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Twin Beds
    More detailsSingle Room
  • Family Standard

    Room amenities

    • 140 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsFamily Standard
  • Deluxe Family

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 140 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed and 1 Twin Bed
    More detailsDeluxe Family
  • Double Room, Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • 108 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
    More detailsDouble Room, Ensuite

About this area

George Town

The Sovereign is located in George Town's Downtown George Town neighborhood. Penang City Hall and Penang Hill are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Penang Times Square and Gurney Drive. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at City Stadium or Penang International Sports Arena. Guests appreciate the hotel's central location.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Penang Times Square - 5 min walk
  • KOMTAR - 6 min walk
  • Kapitan Keling Mosque - 18 min walk
  • Gleneagles Penang Medical Centre - 3 min drive
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 5 min drive

Getting around

  • Penang Sentral - 33 min drive
  • AirportPenang Intl. Airport (PEN) - 30 min drive


  • VR Penang Lily's Vegetarian Kitchen — 4 min walk
  • Soul Café — 5 min walk
  • The Lightbulb — 5 min walk
  • Dolce Dessert Penang — 5 min walk
  • Gartien — 6 min walk

About this property

The Sovereign

3-star George Town hotel in Downtown George Town, walk to KOMTAR
Along with tour/ticket assistance, this smoke-free hotel has free breakfast and free self parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a vending machine. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
The Sovereign offers 14 accommodations with air conditioning. This George Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include showers.

Property amenities


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

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking spaces

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast


  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning


  • Bathroom (partially open)
  • Shower

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Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Property payment types

Important information


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

  • Cash deposit: MYR 100 per stay
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 2.00 per accommodation, per night
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning July 1, 2021. 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. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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
This property accepts credit cards

Property is also known as

Sovereign Hotel Penang
Sovereign Penang
Sovereign Hotel George Town
Sovereign George Town
The Sovereign Penang/George Town
The Sovereign Hotel
The Sovereign George Town
The Sovereign Hotel George Town

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Sovereign and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Sovereign offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Sovereign cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is The Sovereign pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Sovereign?
Self parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at The Sovereign?
Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight.
What time is check-out at The Sovereign?
Check-out is at noon.
Where is The Sovereign located?
Located in Downtown George Town, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Penang Times Square and KOMTAR. Loh guan Lye Specialist Centre and Gleneagles Penang Medical Centre are also within 1 mi (2 km).
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Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Business traveler
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stay almost a month due to MCO, terrible Wifi and cleanliness staff is not friendly House Keeping is not always being done until you asked for it Condition of the room is terrible Ants can be spotted every where
Stayed 6 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Great location for my trip
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

1/5 Terrible

Traveled with family
Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
给的钱是deluxe double ensuite 的钱,不过照片和房间完全是天和地,风扇都还没装上去,却和我们说这个是新design 够力的没有下次了
Stayed 2 nights in Apr 2019

2/5 Poor

Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
the towel was no change and torn. soap was not given.
Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2019

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