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Apple 1 Hotel Queensbay
1.5 out of 5
33 Persiaran Bayan Indah, Sg. Nibong, Bayan Lepas, George Town
The price is $22 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
5.88 mi from city center
3.4/5Good! (17 reviews)
Giuseppe

"The case for the shower foam in the bathroom keep fallin"…"

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Apple 1 Hotel Queensbay
Vouk Hotel Suites
4 out of 5
57-G-3 Mansion One, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Georgetown, George Town
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1.33 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (372 reviews)

"Simple Design. clean room and nice ambiance. Satisfactory."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

Vouk Hotel Suites
Silver Shine Guesthouse
2 out of 5
7 Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, George Town, Pulau Pinang
Free Cancellation
The price is $16 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
0.47 mi from city center
1/5 (1 review)

"I didn't stay at the property because it closed early"…"

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

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Apple 1 Hotel Gurney
2 out of 5
No 370 Jalan Burma, Georgetown, George Town
The price is $21 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
2.22 mi from city center
2.4/5 (9 reviews)

"Everything is good, location is good, price is reasonable. Downside is there’s too many mosquitoes"…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Apple 1 Hotel Gurney
Lexis Suites Penang
5 out of 5
28, Jalan Teluk Kumbar, Bayan Lepas, George Town, Penang
The price is $110 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
11.26 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (681 reviews)

"Beautiful view and nice room. Will repeat again. Recommended and great!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2020

Lexis Suites Penang
OZO George Town Penang
4 out of 5
166 Jalan Argyll, George Town, George Town
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $39 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.57 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)

"The property has an advanced self park facility for the car with limited car park slots. The room is spacious with great view of Penang. All the rooms amenities are sufficient and my stay was comfortable. Unfortunately due to Covid 19, the pool is closed and I did not dine their restaurant for the ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

OZO George Town Penang
AC Hotel by Marriott Penang
4 out of 5
213 Jalan Bukit Gambir, Bukit Jambul, George Town, Penang
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The price is $33 per night from Nov 29 to Nov 30
6.18 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (721 reviews)

"Good location, rooms were clean and big. Nothing too fancy but efficient service and plenty of parking with reasonable room rates."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2020

AC Hotel by Marriott Penang
The Prestige Hotel Penang
4.5 out of 5
8 Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $71 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
0.52 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (237 reviews)

"My boyfriend and I stayed at The Prestige for 4 nights 5 days. The check in went fast and smooth and the staff were super friendly. We had a free welcome drink voucher. The room was spotless and the decor looked exactly like the pictures on the wensite. We immediately felt like we were staying in ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

The Prestige Hotel Penang
Garden Inn
3 out of 5
41, Anson Road, Georgetown, George Town, Penang
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The price is $22 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
0.87 mi from city center
3.4/5 (194 reviews)
will come back again

"the room is ecxellent. same as in picture. big room. have flusk for hot water. they provide coway water dispenser at the hallway. easy for customer. my room a little bit near road so can hear noise from the road until late night. but the most i dont like about my stay is around 12.30am some chinese ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2019

Garden Inn
Angsana Teluk Bahang
5 out of 5
11, Jalan Teluk Bahang, George Town, Penang
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The price is $127 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
8.52 mi from city center
3/5 (1 review)

"Brand new, and under staffed. Couldn’t handle a very mild dinner rush"…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Angsana Teluk Bahang
Havara Place
3 out of 5
87F, Jalan Kelawei (Via Jalan Leandros), George Town, Penang
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The price is $31 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
2.06 mi from city center
3/5 (1 review)

"Träffade aldrig någon personal När vi skulle checka in kom en person från andra sidan gatan gav oss en telefon Där fick jag prata med en gentleman Han informerade om att vilken portkoden var Thats it. Lokalerna ( hotellet 4 rum ) Vi var de enda gästerna Hade nog sett bättre dagar . Men det var rent ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Havara Place
Hompton by the Beach Penang
4 out of 5
Jalan C M Hashim, George Town, Pulau Pinang
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The price is $48 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
3.89 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (87 reviews)

"We like the environment and location by the beach, the service provided by the staff is very welcoming, the closeness to Georgetown city centre"…"

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2020

Hompton by the Beach Penang
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
4 out of 5
25-A Farquhar Street, Georgetown, George Town, Penang
Free Cancellation
The price is $26 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
0.51 mi from city center
3.9/5Good! (990 reviews)

"Nice staying there and will repeat again.thank you"…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang
5 out of 5
56 Jalan Low Yat, Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Penang
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The price is $36 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
6.26 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (582 reviews)

"Like: sea view room with balcony, room is big enough, breakfast but affected due to pandemic period Dislike: beach, no free parking"…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang
Bayview Beach Resort
4 out of 5
Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Penang
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $37 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
7.29 mi from city center
3.9/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Value for money and excellent location peaceful yet low on Covid19 awareness among Staff and Guests"…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Bayview Beach Resort
Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang
5 out of 5
Batu Ferringhi Beach, George Town, Penang
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $112 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17
7.03 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (992 reviews)
Great hotel and amenities

"Overall great hotel, professional staff and big variety. It would have even been better if of our requests were accepted."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang
4 out of 5
Batu Feringgi Beach, George Town, Penang
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $62 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
7.11 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (992 reviews)

"The pool, buffet, and room was amazing. Staffs were friendly and very helpful."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
5 out of 5
10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, Penang
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $122 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
0.57 mi from city center
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,190 reviews)

"Comfortable, clean and conveniently located. Would definitely come back to stay"…"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Hotel Malaysia
3.5 out of 5
No. 7, Penang Road, Georgetown, George Town, Penang
The price is $29 per night from Nov 26 to Nov 27
0.48 mi from city center
3.6/5Good! (593 reviews)
enjoy

"Good"…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Hotel Malaysia
Hard Rock Hotel Penang
5 out of 5
Batu Ferringhi Beach, George Town, Penang
The price is $83 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2
7.33 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (990 reviews)

"the room facing the pool and pool part for kids the best. food was great.. i actually thanks to the dury manager Mr Aiman who really helpfull.."…"

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2020

Hard Rock Hotel Penang
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Where to stay in George Town

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Visiting George Town

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in George Town, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants, shopping, and beaches. Walkable and culturally-rich, this city attracts tourists with its temples and museums. Top sights in the city include TESCO, Kek Lok Si Temple, and Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi.

  • There are 400 hotels and other accommodations in George Town
  • The closest major airport is in Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in George Town

Well known for its museums, the city's cultural venues include Camera Museum, Penang Islamic Museum, and Penang Vintage Toy Museum. Families come for attractions such as Penang Butterfly Farm, Kidland Penang, and Penang Avatar Secret Garden. The city is notable for its temples and landmarks like Kek Lok Si Temple, Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, and Pinang Peranakan Mansion.

In George Town, there are 400 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have a variety of choices for a perfect holiday retreat. Below are highly ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Campbell House - This 3.5-star hotel in Downtown George Town features free breakfast, a restaurant, and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its central location and helpful staff.
  • The Edison George Town - Our customers like the room size and overall condition at this hotel. Guests who stay at this 3.5-star hotel in Downtown George Town can enjoy access to free breakfast and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi.
  • Seven Terraces Hotel - Guests who stay at this 4-star hotel in Downtown George Town can enjoy access to a restaurant and an outdoor pool, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its central location and WiFi.

Other favorite sights in George Town include TESCO, Fort Cornwallis, and Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram.

Dressing for George Town

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 89°F and the nighttime average to be 72°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 89°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • July through September averages 87°F during the day and 74°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 87°F during the day and 73°F at night
  • George Town gets about 2.68 inches of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually March and February with an average temperature of 89°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 72°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in George Town?
Coffee Atelier is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Penang City Hall. Traveler reviews also recommend Savv Hotel and Jawi Peranakan Mansion as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in George Town, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals in George Town.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to George Town?
To access more information about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to George Town, click here.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in George Town?
Based on reviews, Heliconia Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang and Apollo Inn.
What's the best hotel for a stay in Downtown George Town?
With 299 lodging options to choose from in this neighborhood, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Seven Terraces Hotel is the highest ranked property in Downtown George Town. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It is located a short 3-minute walk from Camera Museum. Other favorite options in the area include Coffee Atelier and The Edison George Town.
What's the best accommodation in Clan Jetty?
When looking at places to stay in Clan Jetty, My Chew Jetty is a top choice. This cottage is a short 7-minute walk from Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi, and it offers free WiFi and a car service.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to George Town?
PARKROYAL Penang Resort is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a free kids’ club. Other options for your stay with the kids include Lexis Suites Penang and Bayview Beach Resort. Attractions like Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm and ESCAPE Adventureplay are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to George Town?
Eastern And Oriental Hotel is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and a full-service spa. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include G Hotel Gurney and Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in George Town?
Century Bay Private Residences is a top aparthotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Noordin Mews is another good option for a stay with your pet.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple?
Hotel Waterfall is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers 2 restaurants and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple. Other good options within a short distance include Berjaya Penang Hotel-formerly known as Georgetown City Hotel and Welton R8 @ Jalan Burma Georgetown.
What about the best place to stay close to Gurney Plaza?
One of the top choices for your stay is G Hotel Kelawai, located next to Gurney Plaza, and this 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 bars. G Hotel Gurney and Evergreen Laurel Penang are other good choices nearby.
What are some hotels with pools in George Town?
PARKROYAL Penang Resort is a popular 4.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants, and a full-service spa. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Lexis Suites Penang and Hard Rock Hotel Penang.

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