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8.2

Excellent
3.4% this month
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Highly rated by guests – 80% would recommend
Housekeeping33
Breakfast10
View9
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8.7

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
Batek Lah Collection

70 m

24 Express

140 m

Mydin's Wholesale Emporium

190 m

Tasting. Shop

200 m

Hong Giap Hang

210 m

Popular landmarks
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion

510 m

Armenian Street

800 m

Khoo Kongsi

990 m

Pinang Peranakan Mansion

1.2 km

Chew's Jetty

1.4 km

Closest landmarks
Australian Consulate General

230 m

Boom pharmacy

260 m

Happy Holidays tours

310 m

Silver-Econ Travel

320 m

Omegatec

320 m

Hotel Penaga

"I had nice stay with location close to many of Penang attraction."

Syafidatul - May 10, 2022
Hutton Deluxe King Room with Jacuzzi and Balcony - Guestroom Hotel Penaga
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Hotel Penaga

Corner of Jalan Hutton & Lebuh Clarke, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 10050 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Georgetown, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Pinang Peranakan Mansion. This 4-star property features hot tub to make your stay more indulgent and memorable.

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Attention

This property is in high demand!

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Staff Vaccination
Hygiene Plus
86% of staff fully vaccinated

At least 86% of on-site staff have received all necessary vaccination shots for COVID-19.

  • 660 meters to public transportation

  • Located in heart of Penang

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Hot tub

  • Air conditioning

Value for money8.1
Distance to city center0.7 km
Location rating8.7
Nearest airportPenang International Airport (PEN)
Distance to airport15.1 km

Rooms available at Hotel Penaga

Excellent
Room comfort & quality

8.8

Clarke Terrace House with Private Outdoor Jacuzzi
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  • Room size: 140 m²/1507 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 queen bed & 2 single beds
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Transfer 1-Bedroom Suite with Jacuzzi and Balcony
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  • Room size: 65 m²/700 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Hutton Deluxe King Room with Jacuzzi and Balcony
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  • Room size: 38 m²/409 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Hutton Deluxe Twin Room with Jacuzzi and Balcony
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  • Room size: 38 m²/409 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 single beds
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Hutton Deluxe King Room with Jacuzzi
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Transfer 1-Bedroom Suite with Jacuzzi
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Two Bedroom Family Suite
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed and 2 single bed...
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Hutton Deluxe Twin Room with Jacuzzi
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Penaga Two-Bedroom Family Suite
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  • Garden view
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 2 single beds & 1 king bed
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Hutton Deluxe Queen Room with Jacuzzi
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  • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed
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Frequently asked questions

How much does it cost to stay at Hotel Penaga?

Room rates depend on the dates, room types, and number of guests, so please click here to see the latest and best deals from Agoda!

What time is check-in and check-out at Hotel Penaga?

Check-in is from 03:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Hotel Penaga?

Parking is available for an additional charge.

Is breakfast offered at Hotel Penaga?

Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 30 MYR if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

What are my dining options at Hotel Penaga?

Hotel Penaga features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

What is the smoking policy at Hotel Penaga?

Hotel Penaga does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Hotel Penaga?

The closest train, metro, or bus station to Hotel Penaga is Komtar Bus Terminal, 650 m away.

What restaurants are nearby Hotel Penaga?

Restaurants including Ye Wei, Nasi Kandar Pokok Ketapang and LAKSA KITCHEN by Gurney 11 are popular in Hotel Penaga’s neighborhood which is known as Georgetown.

What popular shopping places are close to Hotel Penaga?

Shopping options in Hotel Penaga’s Georgetown neighborhood include Prangin Mall, 1st Avenue Mall and Batek Lah Collection.

What are popular attractions near Hotel Penaga?

Hotel Penaga’s location in the Georgetown neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion and Khoo Kongsi.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Hotel Penaga?

Hotel Penaga’s nearby natural sights include Depoh Kerajaan Pulau Pinang and Bukit Olivia located in the same Georgetown area.

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What people love about Hotel Penaga

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "I had nice stay with location close to many of Penang attraction."

    Syafidatul

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    May 10, 2022

  • 9.2

    Exceptional

    "Others are well, comfortable stay."

    Afiza

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    May 9, 2022

  • 10

    Exceptional

    "Recommended for sure."

    ARUN

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    May 9, 2022

Property ranking|Compared to 2,200 Penang properties
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Room comfort score
8.8/10
Room size
56 sqm.
Cheapest price score
Location score
8.7/10
Better than
98
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of Penang properties
Bigger than
95
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of Penang properties
Better than
93
%
of Penang properties
Better than
91
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of Penang properties
Overall rating:

8.2

Excellent
2,681 reviews
Cleanliness
8.3
Facilities
7.5
Location
8.7
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What travelers say they love:
The room is not bad and I really love the jacuzzi.
LAI from Malaysia
Couple
More about Hotel Penaga

More about Hotel Penaga

Hotel Penaga

Get the most from an urban escape in Penang when you book a room at Hotel Penaga. Located right in the city center, Hotel Penaga saves you time and travel by letting you wake up right in the heart of the best neighborhood. Explore the genuine Penang that most travelers never see, with a stay at Hotel Penaga -- located only 1.1 km from Pinang Peranakan Mansion.
At Hotel Penaga, guests are bound to have a stress-free stay. Keep up with all your communications easily with the hotel's free Wi-Fi. Guests can enjoy convenient available parking right at the hotel. Front desk services including luggage storage and safety deposit boxes can assist with your needs.
Feeling lazy? In-room conveniences like daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your room time. For the comfort and health of all guests, smoking is not permitted anywhere within the hotel.
All rooms at Hotel Penaga are designed for comfort. For your comfort, some rooms at the hotel are equipped with linen service and air conditioning. Rooms at Hotel Penaga come in multiple layout options including rooms with separate living room and balcony or terrace. In-room entertainment amenities are available in some rooms and include daily newspaper, television and cable TV.
In some select rooms, you can find bottled water, instant coffee, instant tea and mini bar at your disposal. Hotel Penaga also provides a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels in bathrooms for select rooms.


Dining and things to do

Apart from amenities and services, Hotel Penaga goes the extra mile to make sure all guests make the most of their time. End your days in total relaxation with a visit to the hot tub, located right at the hotel.


Around the property

Don't miss out on all that Penang has to offer during your stay at Hotel Penaga. Multiple day trip options await you and your travel group close to Hotel Penaga, starting with visits to Chew's Jetty located just 1.3 km away. Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion is located 510 m away, and is one of the most famous tourist spots to visit and photograph.


Reasons to stay here

Find some of the city's best deals here with rooms 93% cheaper than other options.
Find some excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated it better than 97% of the city's other accommodations.
Guests who stayed here really appreciated the room comfort, scoring it higher than 97% of accommodations in the city.

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Amenities and facilities
Very good
Facilities

7.5

Most talked about facilities

Breakfast

64 mentions

Housekeeping

35 mentions

Swimming Pool

22 mentions

Food & Dining

20 mentions

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese [Cantonese]
  • Chinese [Mandarin]
  • Indonesian
  • Malay

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Garden
  • Hot tub

Cleanliness and safety

  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hygiene certification
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bottle of water
  • Kitchen

Services and conveniences

  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Ironing service
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace

For the kids

  • Family room

Access

  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Smoke alarms

Getting around

  • Car park [charges apply]

Available in all rooms

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Closet
  • Complimentary tea
  • Fan
  • Free bottled water
  • Free instant coffee
  • Free welcome drink
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mirror
  • Non-smoking
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Scale
  • Seating area
  • Separate shower/bathtub
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Telephone
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Whirlpool bathtub
  • Wi-Fi [free]
  • Wooden/parqueted flooring
Location
Corner of Jalan Hutton & Lebuh Clarke, Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia, 10050
Excellent
Location

8.7

Airports

  • Penang International Airport (PEN)
    15.1 km 24 min drive
  • Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR)
    86.7 km

Public transportation

  • Komtar Bus Terminal
    660 m
  • Pengkalan Raja Tun Uda Bus Terminal
    1.4 km

Hospital or clinic

  • Boom pharmacy
    260 m

Shopping

  • Gurney Plaza
    3.0 km

Convenience store

  • 7 Eleven
    150 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM
    320 m
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
    510 m
  • Armenian Street
    800 m
  • Khoo Kongsi
    990 m
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
    1.2 km
  • Chew's Jetty
    1.4 km
  • Penang Fort Cornwallis
    1.5 km
  • Kek Lok Si Temple
    6.7 km
  • Batu Ferringhi Beach
    11.1 km
  • Entopia
    13.0 km
  • Escape Theme Park
    13.1 km

Nearby landmarks

  • Batek Lah Collection
    70 m
  • 24 Express
    140 m
  • Mydin's Wholesale Emporium
    190 m
  • Tasting. Shop
    200 m
  • Hong Giap Hang
    210 m
  • Australian Consulate General
    230 m
  • Chowrasta Market
    240 m
  • Boom pharmacy
    260 m
  • Morning mkt
    280 m
  • Chowraster Bazaar
    280 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Children 0-11 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
Guests 12 years and older are considered as adults
Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
Others
  • Please note that guests are required to provide hotel with booking confirmation form and a credit card imprint or cash upon check-in to cover incidental charges such as meals, drinks, laundry and etc.
  • 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.
  • Extra Breakfast: Children (4-11 years old) – MYR 17.00 nett per pax.
  • Extra bed is subject to availability
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from15:00
  • Check-out until12:00

Getting around

  • Distance from city center0.7 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)30

Extras

  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)30 MYR
  • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 MYR

The property

  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsno
  • Number of bars/lounges1
  • Number of floors3
  • Number of restaurants1
  • Number of rooms 45
  • Room voltage220
  • Year property opened2010

Reviews of Hotel Penaga from real guests

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8.2
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Cleanliness8.3
Facilities7.5
Location8.7
Room comfort and quality8.8
Service8.4
Value for money8.1
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7-8 Very Good (245)
6-7 Good (92)
<6 Below Expectation (152)
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8.8
Excellent
Lea from Philippines
Couple
Hutton Deluxe King Room with Jacuzzi and Balcony
Stayed 2 nights in September 2018

Good value for money, good service and location in Georgetown”

I'm glad I was able to get a good deal with Agoda for Hotel Penaga. My husband and I went for a short holiday in Penang and we wanted a nice, affordable hotel that had that old world charm and was well located so we can easily get around Georgetown. Hotel Penaga is within walking distance from some good hawker centers, restaurants and cafes so its location is convenient. The staff were helpful and friendly from check-in to check-out. The room was nicely decorated and was comfortable and cozy. The free stuff at the mini-bar, and free afternoon tea (free tea, coffee and some biscuits/local pastries) at the restaurant were a pleasant surprise. There was a decent selection of food at the buffet breakfast and the brewed coffee was good!

Reviewed September 25, 2018

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9.7
Exceptional
Juhasli from Malaysia
Couple
Hutton Deluxe King Room with Jacuzzi
Stayed 1 night in December 2014

Best hotel in the world?”

Large classy room, friendly staff, architecture

Agoda asked me if this hotel the best in the world? My answer is a big YES (although I admit I haven't been to every hotel in the world). It's what every 5 or 6 star hotel should be (by the way Hotel Penaga was rated as 4 stars). Big and classy room with comfy bed. Big bathroom with separate shower and a large jacuzzi tub. High-speed wifi and free mini bar items. The location is right in the middle of Georgetown heritage area. The architecture is stunning and the staff was very friendly. I've stayed in more expensive hotels and gave glowing reviews for them but believe me, Hotel Penaga still beats them all.

Reviewed December 10, 2014

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9.2
Exceptional
Timothy from United States
Family with young children
Hutton Deluxe King Room with Jacuzzi and Balcony
Stayed 3 nights in December 2018

Wonderful boutique hotel in heart of Georgetown”

Our stay at Hotel Penaga was a wonderful respite after a disappointing experience at the previous place we stayed in Penang. The location is wonderful if you are looking to experience the street life of Georgetown. The room itself was quite nice, with a wonderful balcony to enjoy the evenings. I had seen previous complaints about the breakfast, but we found it very good, with nice, fresh variety. The pool is tiny, but that was okay. The staff were unfailingly kind and made our stay a very positive experience-when we make it back to Georgetown, this will be the place we look to stay at!

Reviewed December 27, 2018

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9.0
Exceptional
Wendy from Australia
Family with teens
Stayed 3 nights in October 2011

Historic charm and modern comfort”

cleverly renovated and beautifully appointed, lovely staff, lots of small luxuries included

Hotel Penaga is a truly lovely small hotel conveniently located just off Jalan Penang in the middle of Georgetown. While our room was a little exposed to road noise(others would not be), the room and hotel facilities more than compensated. Every staff member we met was warmly helpful. Breakfast was included, free wi-fi available on each floor, and a free internet computer available in the library - yes with a selection of quality books to borrow and read. Even the contents of the mini-bar were complimentary(refills were not.) While not a cheap stay, the quality and comfort we experienced make it memorable.

Reviewed October 13, 2011

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9.0
Exceptional
Ilse from Austria
Couple
Transfer 1-Bedroom Suite with Jacuzzi and Balcony
Stayed 1 night in June 2014

Lovely suite in a great hotel - returning guest”

room, bar, bathroom

This was my second stay at hotel Penaga. Depending on whether I want to spend little or more money on my accommodation when I am in Penang I either stay at the Hutton Lodge across the street (very affordable) or at Penaga (very beautiful). This time we had the transfer suite, a beauty on its own, with two balconies, and a beautiful room, and bathroom. The sitting room is tiny, the breakfast not so good, but all else is very very nice. And the shower is also great. Will come back again. The suite we stayed in was on the second floor, in an adjacent building, without elevator. But they carry your suitcases. All you need to do is walk up. And the view and the suite are worth the effort.

Reviewed June 23, 2014

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9.7
Exceptional
Kevin from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in March 2011

Amazing new hotel in good location”

Extremely comfortable rooms and great staff

we originally booked 2 nights at the hotel penaga but ended up staying 4 as we liked the hotel and penang so much. the rooms are spacious with comfortable beds, large and well equipped bathrooms and beautiful wall art and furnishings. the staff were extremely helpful and treated us like vips even though we arrived early and were backpacking. the staff booked our onward transport and also contacted agoda on our behalf to change the date of our booking. there is free internet and the breakfast selection was continental or local cuisine plus fresh fruit. this was one of the best hotels i have stayed and was well worth the relatively expensive price.

Reviewed April 13, 2011

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9.3
Exceptional
Santaflor from Australia
Group
Stayed 2 nights in August 2012

Gorgeous boutique accommodation in Georgetown”

Very helpful and friendly staff, great location in the heart of Georgetown, beautiful ambiance, lovely and well-decorated rooms

Had a wonderful two-night stay at Hotel Penaga. It is not very big and grand as it is boutique accommodation, but this certainly adds to it's charm and coziness. The hotel is done up in lovely, natural decors. The room we stayed at was amazing, large super-comfortable bed and a jacuzzi tub, with modern amenities. Buffet breakfast included in the package was delicious! Also loved the location, quite central in Georgetown, so it was a bit noisy, but not very bothersome. Only weird thing was the hotel pool, which is situated right next to the restaurant windows, a bit weird to be seen swimming by diners. But all in all a fantastic hotel, truly recommend it!

Reviewed August 28, 2012

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9.3
Exceptional
Jean-Noel from France
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in March 2012

Great hotel near the historic center”

Atmosphere, service

hotel penaga is a very nicely renovated old house, close to the historical center of georgetown. the rooms are quite spacious and well decorated. the staff is very friendly and helpful (e.g. our flight was in the evening, but despite having checked out they let us use a room for a shower before heading to the airport). the bar is very cosy, and the restaurant is very bright. only drawback was the room facing the main road. it was therefore quite noisy, and required ear plugs to sleep. i would therefore advise to take a room with balcony or the bigger rooms, which are all facing the inner courtyard and its quiet.

Reviewed March 29, 2012

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10.0
Exceptional
nurdiyana from Malaysia
Couple
Hutton Deluxe Queen Room with Jacuzzi
Stayed 1 night in April 2019

Exceptional”

That’s what I kept telling myself as I scrolled through hundreds of choices for hotels in penang. I am so glad that I chose the penaga. From the warm greeting at reception our stay was perfect. . It is beautiful, well organised, has lovely rooms with view and fabulous baths, and a pool. Service in the hotel was faultless and I thought the staff were absolutely wonderful and a credit to the company. I would not single out a particular member of staff as all were unfailingly polite, happy and wanted to make our stay as memorable as possible. It felt like everyone was interested in us and wanted to do anything they could to make it better. They succeeded -

Reviewed June 20, 2019

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Dear Nurdiyana, Greetings from Hotel Penaga. Thank you for having chosen Hotel Penaga as your choice of accommodation during your recent trip to Penang. It was a pleasure having you here. Thank you very much for staying with us. We are certainly glad that we have lived up to your expectation during your recent stay with us. We would like to let you know that we are appreciated of your support and we look forward to the pleasure of being service to you again.

Responded July 04, 2019
Hotel Penaga
8.7
Excellent
Khadijah from Australia
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in June 2013

Well designed hotel in the heart of Georgetown”

Great location, attentive staff and beatifully furnished hotel

Hotel Penaga was a pleasant surprise from the usual standard in Malaysia. A refurbished and redesigned set of two adjacent corner blocks, it is beautifully designed and much fun to explore. The staff are amazingly friendly and always happy to recommend the "best" food joints in Penang. We stayed in one of the standard rooms (Hutton 29) and were pleasantly surprised to find a decently sized bathroom with spa. The bed was large and comfortable with great high speed wireless access (of course with the usual glitches which were corrected quickly). Again, the beautiful furniture was noticable, with large chests and wooden cupboards aligning the walls. However the food leaves something to be desired. It does comparably well in the Western food department, but its local food is below par. It is directly opposite a great local joint that is open quite late so it's not much of a problem. Overall, a hotel I will definitely recommend and hopefully return to.

Reviewed July 11, 2013

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8.7
Excellent
David from Australia
Couple
Stayed 5 nights in January 2012

Nice historical hotel”

Unique Rooms

We stayed at Hotel Penaga for 5 nights. It's a really nice hotel - there's a lot of thought and detail put into old colonial style and artwork and room decor are pretty cool. And whilst the room is old, it's still comfortable. Location wise, a short walk will take you to many of the Penang tourist attractions. The bus station is 3 minutes around the corner, although to be honest Penang public transport is decidedly ordinary. The hotel restauarant is ok - breakfast isn't the best ever but there's western and asian options available.

Reviewed January 29, 2012

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8.7
Excellent
pornchai from Thailand
Couple
Stayed 1 night in June 2012

Cleverly design”

large bathroom and great breakfast

This hotel is an outstanding mid-range with balance of historical and contemporary design. The building itself is a modified old structure, it located in a walking distance of Georgetown Historical core. However, the hotel is equipped with all modern comfort. the design is pleasing the eyes. Not purely historical but actually a nicely twisted style with flashy color artwork and handsome furniture. I love the selections of artwork and plant in their backyard garden. One thing that Hotel Penaga should upgrade is their amenities. If they have such gorgeous hotel, nice staffs, good kitchen and want to attracted the flash packer in a long run, then they must invest in wider range of toilet amenities...

Reviewed July 05, 2012

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10.0
Exceptional
Virginia from New Zealand
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in May 2014

A gem of a place with wonderful service”

friendly and helpful staff, beautiful and private room

Hotel Penaga was the perfect place to stay on our recent weekend trip to Penang for my husband's birthday. The staff were fantastic - helpful, responsive and smiley both on email and in person. The room was fantastic, very spacious and private, and the garden surroundings really make this place special. Hire a bike along Chulia St to get around the street art and delicious foodstalls in the old quarter, and cool off in the pool when you get back!

Reviewed May 27, 2014

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9.0
Exceptional
Yee from Malaysia
Family with young children
Stayed 1 night in June 2011

Great Niche Hotel”

New, Warm, Unique

Hotel Penaga turned out to be a great gem in the heart of Penang...would recommend to anyone who has the budget for it. It is considered a little pricey but it was worth it. Unfortunately thrifty personality will not appreciate the intangible and the art of green building and tactfully preservation of the colonial building for this price point.

Reviewed June 08, 2011

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9.3
Exceptional
Yan from Singapore
Group
Stayed 2 nights in December 2013

Enjoyable stay with excellent staff service”

Large rooms with Jacuzzi Bath; Central Location; Cozy Ambience

I am glad to have chosen Hotel Penaga although it was our first trip to Penang (with 3 other travel buddies). We totally enjoyed our stay at the hotel, with its spacious rooms and large bathrooms. The staff provided excellent service and were able to attend to our queries. Highly recommend this hotel to people who enjoyed the cozy ambience of a refurbished colonial shophouse.

Reviewed December 18, 2013

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8.3
Excellent
Ville from Finland
Family with young children
Stayed 2 nights in December 2012

Great hotel with nice location”

Room, location, atmosphere

we are a couple with 18 months old daughter. we chose penaga hotel for our 3 day trip to penang. and we are very pleased with our decision. we originally booked hutton deluxe with balcony but got upgraded to transfer suite. this was really nice surprise as the room was very nice! the room was big and spacious. the decoration was very nice and we found a good spot for the baby cot in the room. there were 2 rooms one more like a foyer with tv and sofa and the second which was the main bedroom. this was good as we could watch tv while the baby was sleeping. toilet was also nicely quipped. there was no elevator to the room but that did not matter as the hotel staff was friendly and helped us with the luggage. overall the room was lovely and really worth the money. even with normal price. only complaint that we had about the room was the noise of traffic coming from the streets. luckily the traffic during the weekend was not that bad but still bit disturbing. breakfast was slightly disappointing. this was mostly because there was too few staff to refills food. quality of the food was ok.

Reviewed January 02, 2013

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8.7
Excellent
Otoakira from Japan
Family with young children
Stayed 3 nights in November 2012

Beautifully unique hotel in an ideal location”

boutique hotel, great location, good staff performance, jacuzzi spa bath!!

hotel penaga is ideally located, within 10 mins walking distance from komtar and popular food stalls like red garden and new world park. rooms are beautifully styled with antique furniture, and i must say that we enjoyed a jacuzzi spa bath a lot! the service staff are generally friendly, too. probably the buffet breakfast is the only thing that didn't tick the box, but this might be because the hotel doesn't expect the guests to have a big breakfast, and instead hit the road for yummy street food that penang is known for. overall, great stay, though.

Reviewed November 16, 2012

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8.8
Excellent
Selva from Singapore
Family with young children
Penaga Two-Bedroom Family Suite
Stayed 3 nights in December 2019

Penaga Hotel - Best fit for Penang”

We really enjoyed our stay at the classic Penaga Hotel. The room was spacious and the bed was comfortable. The hotel was ideally located near many places of interest and eateries, making it easy for us to take in what Penang had to offer. We enjoyed our long walks and explored much of Penang because of the location of the hotel.

Reviewed October 15, 2020

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8.4
Excellent
Kelly from Singapore
Group
Transfer 1-Bedroom Suite with Jacuzzi
Stayed 2 nights in August 2018

Lovely Heritage Building in the Middle of It All!”

For a weekend getaway from Singapore, I booked 4 rooms at Penaga Hotel for a group of 8 adults (3 Hutton Deluxe and 1 Transit Suite). We were pleased to arrive with an upgrade to the Clarke Terraces for two of the rooms, part of a full two-story terrace house to ourselves. The downstairs living room was a great socializing and meeting place for the group before going out together. The original Transit Suite was beautiful and spacious, but if you are in the lower floor, you will hear people walking on the old creaky wood floors above you all day and all night. We ended up switching to another Transit Suite on the top floor. The staff was very accommodating and we enjoyed that room much better. Breakfast was pretty basic , but satisfied us. I'd recommend checking out the cute cafes around Penang instead. Overall, the hotel was great for what we wanted!

Reviewed August 24, 2018

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8.7
Excellent
Ho from Hong Kong SAR, China
Couple
Stayed 1 night in September 2012

Lovely hotel in the heart of Georgetown”

Location, deco, atmosphere

We had a great stay at hotel Penaga. It's a lovely hotel with beautiful deco and furnitures. Both the bedroom and the bathroom were super clean. Very convenient location - just 3 minute walk away from Campbell street and to convenient store Hotel staffs were friendly and helpful. The complimentary breakfast was delicious. My husband ordered hot chocolate in place of thr complimentary coffe. We only discovered that we needed to pay the normal price for it. (it'd be nice if they can tell us in advance then decide whether to put in the order or not) Wifi was not fully functioning in our room as we were assigned to a room at the end of the corridor.

Reviewed September 19, 2012

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