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Bayview Hotel Georgetown
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
"1st time we came to Penang, we stayed here because of the location. It is at the very top of jalan penang and there are so many things around. Bars behind the hotel, places to eat within 2 minutes walk, street market within 3 minutes and at the end of the street market, shopping centers are pretty much accross the road! Although there are other hotels that are located on jalan penang itself, bayview still wins hands down on location. The fact that its at the top of the street means a slightly quieter atmosphere. I mean, you don't want to step out of the hotel 1st thing in the morning to see some locals sleeping on the street, do you? Because that's what you'd get if you stay at the hotels on jalan penang. The band they constantly have performing each night is very good too. Sometimes after a hot day walking around or shopping or whatever you do in penang, you just want to relax and have a drink or two and listen to the band singing your all time favourites and do shout outs when you request a song (or 10!). We came back to penang a year later. And even though we originally wanted to stay in a resort around batu ferringhi, we decided we loved bayview the 1st time and we'd show that appreciation by returning. And were we glad we did. We arrived in the island quite late and was exhausted. We checked in at about 11:30 pm and Izhan (forgot the spelling of the name) asked if this was our first time in penang, so we told him we were there the previous year. After what seemed like 5 seconds, he thanked us for returning to bayview and upgraded us from superior room to premier! That's not even the next level of room up (superior then deluxe then premier then suite). At 11:30 at night after a long flight, I don't ever remember having much energy but I was jumping up and down. So thank you! Overall, aside from location, value, facilities available and all other things they advertise, experience like mine is not something you always get at other hotels. Thumbs up"
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7.6

Very good

8463 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 55
Bayview Beach Resort
Batu Ferringhi,Penang - View on map
"bayview beach resort penang hotel, a member of bayview international hotels and resorts is located on the beachfront on the north-west coast of penang island. the resort overlooks the tranquil and scenic bay of the "foreigner's rock" or batu ferringhi.it is 18 km or 20 minutes from georgetown and 33 km or 45 minutes from penang international airport."
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8

Excellent

11097 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 116
Hotel Sentral Seaview Penang @ Beachfront
Tanjung Bungah,Penang - View on map
"I stayed for one night, and ive been to a lot of hotels in penang but i can guarantee you its the best hotel i have ever stay! Beats all the 4/5 star hotels! The room is so clean and beautiful, with a sea view.The staff is very attentive and friendly. The breakfast buffet is delicious too! I would definitely choose this hotel for my next visit"
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7.3

Very good

9290 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 71
The Light Hotel Penang
Seberang Jaya,Penang - View on map
"Best Hotel in penang at peninsula Malaysia. Variety if breakfast menu and all are delicious. Staffs are very friendly and accommodative. Walking distance to food stalls and nasi kandar , banks etc"
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8.7

Excellent

6838 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 85
Angsana Teluk Bahang
Teluk Bahang,Penang - View on map
"::One night staycation with kids at @angsana.telukbahang Penang Dec 2020:: This 5 Star Resort is newly open on 10.10.2020, located on Teluk Bahang beach Penang. All rooms are sea view facing Andaman sea. We stayed in 2 Bedroom Pool Suite. The suite is very stylish and colourful with Peranakan Themed decor and very spacious!! This suite consist of: 🏠 Living area 🍽 Dining area with kitchenette 🛌 2 bedrooms - both rooms with King beds❤ 🛀 2 bathrooms with 2 big bath tubs❤ 🏊‍♀ Private plunge pool🥰 facing sea view❤ 🖥 3 big screen TVs - the TV can share mobile screen All areas (living area & both bedrooms) have sliding doors to see the sea view and going to the plunge pool! The door's curtains are automatic open and close!! 😱 Really love all the provided amenities! Bath gel and shampoo with very nice fragrance and they provide bath salt too at bath tub area❤ They have beautiful bathrobes, slippers in room, slippers for the pool/beach and also beach bags for the guests to be use during the stay❤ They have 3 types of swimming pool: 🏊‍♀ Infinity Pool at Level 3 🏊‍♀ Children Pool with waterplay features 🏊‍♀ Normal pool for adults My kids really enjoyed all the pools in this hotel including the private pool at our room🥰 Beautiful seaview scenery as well ❤ There is also kids' play room just near the swimming pool! You can see through the sea view & swimming pool from the large window glass!🥰 Also we love the services during check in & check out in their beautiful lobby! They also served a very delicious welcome drinks during check in & check out: 🍹Nutmeg + Calamansi juice 🍹Pineapple + Calamansi juice 🍪 Traditional biscuit called Telinga Rempah/Telinga Gajah Another good point - the services and hospitalities given by all the staffs were very superb!! Note: Get ready of RM500 for the deposit upon check in and you can use it to pay the food in their restaurant!"
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8.8

Excellent

610 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 285
Hotel Sentral Georgetown @ City Centre
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
"as regular visitors to penang, we try out different hotels and locations to get a feel for the place. sentral was a good experience and great value for money with their opening offers. the staff were excellent and thoughtful, bearing in mind it must be stressful opening a hotel and getting it functioning smoothly. they are succeeding well. it has a good reception area leading to a cafe which is welcoming and nicely organized. so many penang hotels are "tired" so it was good to have a modern room with nice furnishings and linens. the way the bed was made was the best i have ever experienced in a hotel!"
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7.5

Very good

7905 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 30
The Prestige Hotel Penang
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
"The Prestige, a newly hotel in Penang Island. The design for the hotel is incredible. From the lobby through the elevator and corridor to the room, each spot is exceptionally modern beauty design. The glasshouse cafe or restaurant where you can enjoy your welcome drink and breakfast here, the decor is really beauty and comfort. You can sit and enjoy your foods, chatting with others, taking selfie and it really felt warm. The hotel's breakfast is varied and delicious. The room is very special and nice decor, the water pressure is strong and shower in the bathroom is very comfortable. Even they provided high quality toiletries. There are many hidden light in the room, you can switch the feeling you want according to your preferences. A big screen Smart Tv is available in the room where you can listen songs or watch movies through Youtube. Beside that, the wifi is good too. I always seek for an extraordinary style for my vacation, and this really let me feel so great with overall."
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9.1

Exceptional

1798 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 131
Sunway Hotel Georgetown
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
"This is a very good hotel. I love everything about it - its central location, the wonderful staff, the hardware (nice rooms), the non-smoking policy, the local food and taxi stand right outside the hotel, the free CAT bus you can catch at Komtar... Sunway Hotel has a non-smoking policy, though in reality there is 1 floor that allows smoking. The management could take the stand of disallowing smoking totally and make Sunway one of the very few hotels in Penang that does not allow indoor smoking. If guests are found to smoke in their rooms, the management should take strict action and insist that the guests abide by the non-smoking policy (or checkout), and verify that the misconduct is not repeated. Sunway has very nice hardware; the rooms are renovated and look new and pleasant. Coupled with a non-smoking policy and enforcement, it should appeal to contemporary travellers. The staff was very friendly, helpful and customer-oriented. I did not find any hotel employee who was lacking in service. For the other reviewers who rated them negatively, I think you need to remember that it takes two hands to clap; if you smile and ask them nicely, they will reciprocate in like manner. I thought their service was excellent. Extra info on the taxi fares - RM45 from the airport if you purchase a coupon from the airport limo counter outside the airport terminal; RM40 to the airport if you just take a taxi outside the hotel. I am a contented customer and will definitely stay at Sunway Hotel again for my next visit to Penang."
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7.9

Very good

11299 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 57
Flamingo Hotel by the Beach
Tanjung Bungah,Penang - View on map
"Good & really enjoy on new year night"
7.3

Very good

11841 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 106
Berjaya Penang Hotel
Georgetown,Penang - View on map
"berjaya penang hotel, not very impressive when i just arrived. building facade looks old. receptionists and doorman was friendly and helpful as this was my first time to penang. but after i checked into the room, im very impressed with the room size! its huge! bathroom was alright only but well who sleep there? just next door, there is a small shopping mall, 24 hours minimart, hair saloon, thai massage, chinese food eatery shop, all amazing! it's really recommended. there are free shuttle bus service to island and gleaegleas hospital and as well to gurney shopping centre. everything was easy accessible at this hotel, truly recommended!! "
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7.2

Very good

5274 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 54

Fast facts about Penang, Malaysia

Accommodations3,447 properties
Popular hotelHotel Sentral Seaview Penang @ Beachfront
Popular areaGeorgetown
Nightly rates fromS$7
AirportPenang International Airport
Reasons to visitRestaurants, Sightseeing, Beaches

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Frequently asked questions

What's the average price of a hotel in Penang?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in Penang is 46 USD, the average price for a 4-star hotel in Penang is 78 USD, and the average price for a 5-star hotel in Penang is 65 USD.

What's the average price of a hotel in Penang this weekend?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in Penang this weekend is 51 USD, the average price for a 4-star hotel in Penang is 82 USD, and the average price for a 5-star hotel in Penang is 68 USD.

What's the average price of a hotel in Penang tonight?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in Penang tonight is 48 USD, the average price for a 4-star hotel in Penang is 82 USD, and the average price for a 5-star hotel in Penang is 59 USD.

What are the best hotels in Penang near Penang International Airport?

Verified travelers to Penang who stayed near Penang International Airport have given top reviews to M Qube Hotel, Island Hostel, and 228 Vacation Home - Bayan Lepas.

What are the best hotels in Penang near Penang Peranakan Mansion?

Verified travelers to Penang who stayed near Penang Peranakan Mansion have given top reviews to The Wembley - A St Giles Hotel Penang, Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La, and Royale Chulan Penang.

What are the best hotels in Penang near Gurney Plaza?

Verified travelers to Penang who stayed near Gurney Plaza have given top reviews to G Hotel Gurney, G Hotel Kelawai, and Hideout@Sixty4.

What are the most popular hotels in Penang?

What are the best hotels in Penang for couples?

Hotels in Penang that are highly rated by couples include Hard Rock Hotel Penang, PARKROYAL Penang Resort, and Sunway Hotel Seberang Jaya.

What are the best hotels in Penang for families?

Hotels in Penang that are highly rated by families include Hard Rock Hotel Penang, PARKROYAL Penang Resort, and Sunway Hotel Seberang Jaya.

What hotels in Penang have the best views?

Verified travelers to Penang have given top reviews for the views at The Light Hotel Penang, Maritime Luxury Suites, and The Wembley - A St Giles Hotel Penang.

What hotels in Penang have the best breakfast?

Verified travelers to Penang have given top reviews for the breakfast at Ryokan Muntri Boutique Hostel, Le Dream Boutique Hotel, and The Light Hotel Penang.

What's the best neighborhood in Penang to stay in?

Popular neighborhoods among travelers staying in Penang include Georgetown, Batu Ferringhi, and Gurney Drive.

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More about Penang

From its humble beginnings as a trading port, the city of Penang has evolved over the last two centuries into a tourist destination prized for its beaches, historic architecture, affordable accommodation and amazing food. Accommodation spans quaint hotels and inns in historic neighborhoods and luxury beach resorts. The latter are more popular, as most tourists prefer to venture into the colonial enclaves by day, returning to the beaches and resort restaurants and clubs before nightfall.

Penang's capital city, Georgetown, was awarded UNESCO World Heritage status for its fantastic historic neighborhoods. Highlights include Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and its boutique accommodation, Fort Cornwallis, and the Old City Hall. The hotels in Georgetown are well located for visiting temples and museums.

The newest and most extensive beach resorts are at Batu Ferringhi. It sits on the northern rim of the island and features an enviable spread of seafood restaurants and boutiques along the beach. So many Penang hotels are found here that competition drives down prices, especially in the off-season.

Penang International Airport is one of the best in Malaysia, and it operates flights to major cities across Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. Peak season begins right before Christmas and continues through Chinese New Year, which usually falls in late January or early February. Hotels in Penang charge the highest rates at this time, with the best deals are offered to early bookers.

Be sure to check out the interactive map of Penang for information on hotel locations, attractions, and must-see destinations.