Very good 7.7
Based on 1916 reviews

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About GLOW Penang Hotel


Built in 2013, GLOW Penang Hotel is a distinct addition to Penang and a smart choice for travelers. With its location just 0.5 km from the city center and 19 km from the airport, this 3-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

GLOW Penang Hotel also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Penang. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, Wi-Fi in public areas.

Guests can choose from 131 rooms, all of which exude an atmosphere of total peace and harmony. The hotel's fitness center, outdoor pool are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day. Discover an engaging blend of professional service and a wide array of features at GLOW Penang Hotel.
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  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park
  • airport transfer

Fitness & recreation

  • fitness center

Swimming & soaking

  • outdoor pool

Food & beverage

  • room service
  • restaurant(s)
  • poolside bar
  • bar


  • pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • laundry service
  • dry cleaning

Guest services

  • luggage storage
  • tours
  • concierge

On-site facilities

  • facilities for disabled guests
  • family room
  • elevator
  • smoking area

Health and security

  • 24-hour front desk
  • safety deposit boxes

Business & money services

  • meeting facilities
  • business center

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Indonesian
  • Malay
  • Tamil
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Due to the tax regulation, all guests are committed to the city tax surcharge which is not included in the property reservation cost and will be collected by the property upon check-in.

Parking is limited and is on a first come, first served basis.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-11 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 45.00 MYR
Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 25 MYR
Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 0.5 km
Distance to Airport: 19 km
Internet Usage Fee: 0 USD
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 9
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 131
Parking Fee (per day): 0 MYR
Reception Open Until: 12:00 AM
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 23
Year Hotel Built: 2013
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2013
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Recent customer comments

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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.1
  • Facilities 7.0
  • Location 8.2
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.9
  • Service 7.8
  • Value for Money 7.7
  • Food/Dining 6.5

Tzu P.
July 27, 2016
Good and value of money hotel
Hotel was good and value for money

July 27, 2016
overall the hotel is simply good for a day business trip
Hotel price is fair and the location is convenience which good for a short stay for business trip.

Suwattana P.
July 26, 2016
Nice location and yummy food
Let's play in Penang

Juliya T.
July 24, 2016
all good
Nice hotel,staff was excellent.. will back again :)

July 24, 2016
nice stay
convenient n comfy

Wei T.
July 22, 2016
Value for money
Service is good, room is clean

Michelle Y.
July 21, 2016
No comment
No comment

Julynn J.
July 19, 2016
Overall stay is good since it's my first time visit. Will stay again the next trip back to Penang cuz many good food around that area, also buses available to take to Komtar and from there can take free tourist shuttle call 'CAT' to move around, very convenient.

Altaf G.
July 18, 2016
The cleanliness of the hotel was not as expected.. Stayed at GLOW Bangkok earlier and it was much better than Penang's. The breakfast spread was rather disappointing.. The location was good, and the transport services and tours provided by the company based in the lobby are commendable.

Nean W.
July 17, 2016
Great Location and good facilities
The room is very clean and all facilities are provided. Wifi was good and we enjoyed various food selling around the hotel.