Very good 7.4
Based on 417 reviews

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About The Sovereign Hotel


For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Penang, The Sovereign Hotel is the perfect choice. With its location just 7.7 km from the city center and 17.9 km from the airport, this 2-star hotel attracts numerous travelers each year. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.

The facilities and services provided by The Sovereign Hotel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms, photocopying, taxi service, 24-hour front desk, luggage storage are just a few of the facilities that set The Sovereign Hotel apart from other hotels in the city.

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. With an ideal location and facilities to match, The Sovereign Hotel hits the spot in many ways.
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  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • taxi service
  • car park
  • car hire
  • bicycle rental

Food & beverage

  • room service


  • pets allowed

Cleaning services

  • laundry service

Guest services

  • luggage storage
  • tours

On-site facilities

  • family room
  • smoking area
  • shared lounge/TV area

Health and security

  • 24-hour front desk

Business & money services

  • photocopying

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Malay
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Effective from June 1, 2014, the City Council of Penang will impose a Local Council Tax of MYR 3 per room per night for 4 and 5-star hotels, and MYR 2 per room per night for 0 to 3-star hotels. The star rating will be in accordance to the rating from Local Council and should the rating differ from the website, the local council rating will apply. This fee is payable directly to the hotel upon check-in and is not included in the room rate and taxes stated herein.

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) Must use an extra bed
  • 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

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00 PM
Distance from City Center: 7.7 km
Distance to Airport: 17.9 km
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: YES
Number of Floors: 2
Number of Rooms : 14
Parking Fee (per day): 0 MYR
Reception Open Until: 12:00 AM
Time to Airport (Minutes): 45
Year Hotel Built: 1957
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2014
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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 7.7
  • Facilities 6.5
  • Location 8.3
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.5
  • Service 7.8
  • Value for Money 7.6
  • Food/Dining 5.4

Meng K.
July 29, 2016
Clean and spacious room

Hor P.
July 28, 2016
Everything is great. Just dont expect too much on the breakfast. Loud Karaoke Bar somewhere around this Area what makes it impossible to sleep from 9pm till 12am.

Pei T.
July 27, 2016
Good location
Good location and close to many shop and restaurant. Limited parking space. Need to carry luggage if stay second floor

Pei T.
July 26, 2016
good location
very good location close to many shop and restaurant. the minor problem is parking and who stay up stair need to carry your luggage.

July 26, 2016

Joyce F.
July 25, 2016
Great Experience
Bring my parent and children for a short trip and stay here. My parent love it so much. Convenient to looking for food and mall.

July 25, 2016
Value for money
Value for money. Pleasant

Pei T.
July 21, 2016
Location perfect
location very good as close to many restautant and shopping mall. if you would like to try old traditional building hotel this is the one suitable for u.

Tania M.
July 21, 2016
Great Place for First Timers
A great holiday vacation place for those on their first trip to penang! Loved the colonial style accommodation smack in the middle of the city

Polly L.
July 19, 2016
Value for money.
Should change the lock mechanism. Have to make multiple attempts to open the room door. Very noisy when other occupants keep trying to open doors at midnight. Otherwise great location, New Lane Street market =)