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Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
8.9 Excellent
10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, Malaysia
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0.9 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 1,876 reviews
8.9

This elegant hotel in George Town offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as a butler service and a swimming pool. Guests also have exclusive access to the Pañpuri Organic Spa and Fitness Center.

Jen Penang Georgetown By Shangri-La
Jen Penang Georgetown By Shangri-La
8.6 Excellent
Magazine Road, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 3,380 reviews
8.6

Featuring free Wi-Fi, an around the clock reception and complimentary on-site parking, JEN Penang Georgetown by Shangri-La is situated in George Town and offers comfortable guest rooms. It also provides a swimming pool, a free shuttle service and a sauna.

Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang
Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang
8.6 Excellent
Jalan Batu Feringgi, George Town, Malaysia
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11.2 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 2,414 reviews
8.6

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

Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang
Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang
8.2 Excellent
53 Persiaran Gurney, George Town, Malaysia
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2.5 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 800 reviews
8.2

Located in George Town, Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang offers free wireless internet and a gym. Outdoor tennis courts and a swimming pool are just some of the deluxe facilities on offer to guests throughout their stay.

The Wembley A St Giles Hotel Penang
The Wembley A St Giles Hotel Penang
8.4 Excellent
183, Jalan Magazine, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 1,808 reviews
8.4

Situated in George Town, The Wembley - A St Giles Hotel Penang offers 4-star accommodation, as well as a saltwater swimming pool. It has complimentary Wi-Fi, a bar and is moments from Komtar.

Hotel Equatorial Penang
Hotel Equatorial Penang
8.9 Excellent
1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, George Town, Malaysia
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10.2 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 16 reviews
8.9

Hotel Equatorial Penang is set on Penang Island, and offers 5-star accommodation in addition to a waterfall pool and a butler service. There is also a fitness centre with outdoor tennis courts, a waterfall pool and a swimming pool.

G Hotel Gurney
G Hotel Gurney
8.8 Excellent
168a, Persiaran Gurney, George Town, Malaysia
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3.5 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 642 reviews
8.8

Situated in George Town, G Hotel Gurney offers modern accommodation and has water views. It provides 5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
8.3 Excellent
33, New Lane, (Off Macalister Road), George Town, Malaysia
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0.9 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 2,023 reviews
8.3

Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang is set in George Town and is within a short walk of local attractions, such as Komtar. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, an outdoor pool and 24-hour room service.

Royale Chulan Penang
Royale Chulan Penang
8.3 Excellent
No 1 & 2 Pengkalan Weld, George Town, Malaysia
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1.0 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 2,492 reviews
8.3

Located in George Town, Royale Chulan Penang provides free Wi-Fi and a gym. In addition to free private parking on site, the hotel features comfortable 4-star rooms and a bar.

Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
7.5 Good
25-a Farquhar Street, George Town, Malaysia
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0.8 km from city centre, George Town 
GoodBased on 4,748 reviews
7.5

Featuring a revolving restaurant with panoramic views of Penang Island, Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang provides an outdoor pool and jacuzzi. Only a short walk from Penang Ferry Terminal, the hotel's convenient location makes it an ideal place to stay when visiting George Town.

Tips for booking a George Town hotel

Cheapest month:May
Most expensive month:October
Average price in George Town:$180/night
Cheapest price found:$22/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$68 - $842
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$58 - $278
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated George Town hotels

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Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
9.3 Excellent
14, Leith Street, George Town, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Set in a 19th-century building in George Town, Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion combines old-world charm with 21st century amenities, including an outdoor pool. In addition to free private parking on site, the hostel offers comfortable 4-star rooms and a bar.

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The Edison George Town
The Edison George Town
9.1 Excellent
15 Lebuh Leith, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Situated within walking distance of Penang Ferry Terminal, The Edison George Town provides guests with a convenient base while in George Town. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, valet parking and an outdoor pool.

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Areca Hotel Penang
Areca Hotel Penang
9.0 Excellent
No. 5, Jalan Khoo Sian Ewe, George Town, Malaysia
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0.4 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

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
8.6 Excellent
Jalan Batu Feringgi, George Town, Malaysia
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11.2 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

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

5
Hotel Equatorial Penang
Hotel Equatorial Penang
8.9 Excellent
1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, George Town, Malaysia
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10.2 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Hotel Equatorial Penang is set on Penang Island, and offers 5-star accommodation in addition to a waterfall pool and a butler service. There is also a fitness centre with outdoor tennis courts, a waterfall pool and a swimming pool.

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23 Lovelane Penang
23 Lovelane Penang
9.0 Excellent
23, Love Lane, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

23 Love Lane Hotel is set in George Town and is close to local landmarks, including Arulmigu Sri Mahamariamman Temple. It offers 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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

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
9.1 Excellent
Stewart Lane, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

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

Cheapest hotels in George Town, Penang Island

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Red Inn Cabana
Red Inn Cabana
3.6 Mediocre
No. 22, Leith Street, George Town, Malaysia
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0.5 km from city centre,  

Red Inn Cabana is situated in George Town and offers complimentary Wi-Fi. It is conveniently located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

$14
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Rasa Motel
Rasa Motel
9.0 Excellent
186-G26 (Ferringhi Plaza), George Town, Malaysia
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11.2 km from city centre,  

This comfortable motel in Batu Ferringhi offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and a beauty centre. It also features massage services, room service and a 24-hour reception.

$16
Avg. per night
Alia Express Ferringhi
Alia Express Ferringhi
7.4 Good
17 Lorong Sungai Emas, George Town, Malaysia
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11.1 km from city centre,  

Alia Express Ferringhi is situated in Batu Ferringhi and is close to nearby sightseeing spots, such as Batu Ferringhi Night Market. It also provides a ticket service, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

$17
Avg. per night
Georgetown Hotel
Georgetown Hotel
4.4 Okay
38 Jalan Larut, George Town, Malaysia
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1.2 km from city centre,  

Georgetown Hotel is located in George Town and offers free Wi-Fi. It also features luggage storage, a 24-hour reception and a concierge.

$18
Avg. per night
Grand Fc Hotel
Grand Fc Hotel
8.4 Excellent
36, Argyll Road, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre,  

Grand FC Hotel is located in George Town and features free Wi-Fi. It is ideally positioned for guests wishing to sightsee in the area.

$18
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Link Hotel
Link Hotel
8.0 Excellent
90 Jalan Rangoon, George Town, Malaysia
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1.1 km from city centre,  

Link Hotel George Town is located in George Town and offers guests free Wi-Fi. It also offers luggage storage, a tour desk and a 24-hour reception.

$20
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Kim Haus Loft
Kim Haus Loft
7.1 Good
9 Campbell Street, George Town, Malaysia
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0.2 km from city centre,  

Situated within walking distance of Penang Ferry Terminal, Kim Haus Loft provides guests with an ideal base when in George Town. It provides 4-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

$23
Avg. per night
Oyo 442 Marvelton Hotel
Oyo 442 Marvelton Hotel
6.9 Good
Lorong Kelasah 1,Taman Kelasah,Seberang Jaya Pulau Pinang, George Town, Malaysia
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8.6 km from city centre,  

OYO 442 Marvelton Hotel is located in Perai and offers free Wi-Fi.

$23
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Hotel prices in George Town

2 stars and under
Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel
No. 1 most popular

Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel

62 Muntri Street, George Town, Malaysia

9.0 Excellent
$54

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Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square
No. 2 most popular

Old Penang Hotel - Penang Times Square

No. 3, 3A, 5, 5A, Jalan Kampung Jawa Lama, George Town, Malaysia

7.2 Good
$23

Avg. per night

Best value

St Hostel

45, Lebuh Gereja, George Town, Malaysia

9.2 Excellent
$11

Avg. per night

3 stars
Wang's Hotel Gurney Drive
No. 1 most popular

Wang's Hotel Gurney Drive

75 Persiaran Gurney, George Town, Malaysia

7.1 Good
$31

Avg. per night

Chulia Heritage Hotel
No. 2 most popular

Chulia Heritage Hotel

380, Chulia Street, George Town, Malaysia

7.6 Good
$27

Avg. per night

Kim Haus Loft
Best value

Kim Haus Loft

9 Campbell Street, George Town, Malaysia

7.1 Good
$23

Avg. per night

4 stars +
Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang
No. 1 most popular

Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang

Jalan Batu Feringgi, George Town, Malaysia

8.6 Excellent
$184

Avg. per night

Hotel Equatorial Penang
No. 2 most popular

Hotel Equatorial Penang

1 Jalan Bukit Jambul, George Town, Malaysia

8.9 Excellent
$215

Avg. per night

Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang
Best value

Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang

53 Persiaran Gurney, George Town, Malaysia

8.2 Excellent
$60

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

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 in George Town

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 George Town

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.

  • What are the best hotels in George Town?

    One of the most popular hotels in George Town is Eastern And Oriental Hotel, which has been reviewed by 1,876 users and currently has a rating of 8.9/10. Other top-rated locations include Jen Penang Georgetown By Shangri-La and Shangri-La Rasa Sayang, Penang, which have received 8.6/10 and 8.6/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Gurney Plaza?

    Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang is a good hotel close to Gurney Plaza - it has scored 8.2 over 800 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

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

    Golden View Serviced Apartment is the most recommended hotel near Gurney Drive on HotelsCombined (scoring 8.1 over 526 reviews).

  • Is there a good hotel near Penang City Hall?

    A good hotel near Penang City Hall is Eastern And Oriental Hotel, which has been rated 8.9/10 by 1,876 HotelsCombined user reviews.