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Low season June
High season February
  Average price (weeknight): RM 237
  Average price (weekend night): RM 282

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Top tips for finding the perfect George Town hotel

To see some of George Town’s impressive ancient architecture, select a hotel next to Kek Lok Si, a Buddhist temple that dates back to the 19th century and is known for its colourful decorations and representations of Buddha. The Good Luck Inn is a budget-friendly choice that is only a 2-minute drive from the temple and a 10-minute walk from the popular Sister Curry Mee restaurant.
If you would like to learn more about the region’s history, choose a hotel near Khoo Kongsi, a historic Chinese temple that contains artefacts related to murals, stone carvings and the Chinese presence in Malaysia. The Armenian Suite hotel is only a 5-minute walk from the museum and an 8-minute walk from the Yap Kongsi Temple.
Hoping to do some shopping during your trip to George Town? If so, make sure to book a hotel next to Gurney Plaza, such as the G Hotel Kelawai located a 2-minute walk away. Gurney Plaza is a shopping complex that contains a variety of stores, including Adidas and Levi’s.
For visitors who would like to explore the city’s green spaces, pick a hotel near the Penang Botanic Gardens, such as the affordable Hotel Waterfall located a 3-minute drive away. The Penang Botanic Gardens contain a large selection of plants and wildlife, making it a popular place to relax and enjoy nature.
If you are an art-enthusiast, book a hotel next to the Glass Museum Penang, such as the Areca Hotel Penang located less than a 3-minute walk away. This museum contains several exhibits featuring artistic glass pieces and offers the choice of purchasing affordable custom-made souvenirs.

FAQs when booking a hotel in George Town

How much is a cheap hotel in George Town?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in George Town for as cheap as RM 25 in the last 3 days. The average price is RM 254.
How much is a hotel in George Town for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found George Town hotels for tonight for as low as RM 30. Users have also found 3-star hotels from RM 63 and 4-star hotels from RM 109.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in George Town?
For more information about George Town's different neighborhoods, check out our George Town's City Guide.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Which hotels in George Town have a good pool?
The Berjaya Penang Hotel is a 4-star choice that is only a 2-minute drive from the Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram temple and has a large outdoor pool. The 1926 Heritage Hotel Penang is a 12-minute walk from Gurney Drive and features an outdoor pool as well.
What are good spa hotels in George Town?
The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is a 5-star choice that is a 4-minute drive from the Gurney Plaza shopping mall and has an on-site spa that provides Thai massages. The Gurney Resort Hotel and Residences is a straightforward choice that is adjacent to the Malacca Strait and has both a spa and a sauna.
What are good hotels in George Town near the Goddess of Mercy Temple?
The Palm Mansion Boutique Suites is a casual choice that is a 3-minute walk from the Goddess of Mercy Temple and includes free breakfast for guests. The Queen's Hostel is a budget-friendly option that is a 2-minute walk from the temple and an 8-minute walk from the Penang State Museum and Art Gallery.
What are good hotels in George Town near the Batik Painting Museum Penang?
The Armenian House is a 2-minute walk from the Batik Painting Museum Penang and only a 5-minute walk from the Penang Hajj Gallery. The MIL The Boutique Residence Hotel is a 4-minute walk from the museum and is set in a house that dates back to the 1800s.

Where to stay in George Town?

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Best George Town hotels

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The Edison George Town - George Town - Building
9.4 Excellent (760 reviews)
RM 624+
Le Dream Boutique Hotel - George Town - Building
9.2 Excellent (662 reviews)
RM 254+
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion - George Town - Building
9.1 Excellent (1,546 reviews)
RM 520+
Eastern And Oriental Hotel - George Town - Building
9.0 Excellent (6,580 reviews)
RM 865+
G Hotel Kelawai - George Town - Building
8.9 Excellent (5,908 reviews)
RM 503+
Macalister Mansion - George Town - Building
8.9 Excellent (345 reviews)
RM 736+
G Hotel Gurney - George Town - Building
8.8 Excellent (8,707 reviews)
RM 545+
rainbow guesthouse - George Town - Bedroom
8.8 Excellent (744 reviews)
RM 62+
Lang Hoose - George Town - Building
8.8 Excellent (270 reviews)
RM 137+
The 80's Guesthouse - George Town - Building
8.7 Excellent (683 reviews)
RM 62+
23 LoveLane Penang - George Town - Building
8.7 Excellent (442 reviews)
RM 836+

Best rooms in George Town

Hotel Palm Inn - George Town - Building
7.7 Good (154 reviews)
RM 137+
Welton R8 @ Jalan Burma Georgetown - George Town - Building
8.5 Excellent (146 reviews)
RM 83+
Jazz Hotel Penang - George Town - Building
8.8 Excellent (692 reviews)
RM 333+
G Hotel Kelawai - George Town - Building
9.0 Excellent (5,922 reviews)
RM 503+

Best George Town hotels near Khoo Kongsi Temple

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Yeng Keng Hotel - George Town - Building
9.0 Excellent (459 reviews)
RM 424+
Reunion Heritage House - George Town - Bedroom
8.5 Excellent (729 reviews)
RM 200+
Chulia Heritage Hotel - George Town - Building
7.3 Good (1,581 reviews)
RM 92+
Banana Boutique Hotel - George Town - Building
6.7 Good (116 reviews)
RM 150+