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Where to stay in George Town
Downtown George Town
4.5/5Wonderful!(279 area reviews)
Downtown George Town is beloved for its popular shops. Take some time to explore sights in the area like KOMTAR and Gurney Drive.
4/5Very Good!(26 area reviews)
Tanjung Bungah is known for its stunning beaches, and with sights like Penang Avatar Secret Garden and Floating Mosque of Tanjung Bungah, you won't get bored spending a day wandering around this part of Tanjung Tokong.
Historic George Town
If you're spending some time in Historic George Town, Penang City Hall and Pinang Peranakan Mansion are top sights worth seeing.
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
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