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Red Rock Hotel - George Town - Lobby
Red Rock Hotel
7.2 Good
R572+
R572+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Pearl View Hotel - George Town - Restaurant
Pearl View Hotel
7 Good
R572+
R572+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Cititel Penang
8.5 Very Good
R935+
R935+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
R767+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Heliconia Hotel
7.7 Good
R439+
R439+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Evergreen Laurel Penang
8.6 Very Good
R973+
R973+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
G Hotel Gurney
8.6 Very Good
R973+
R973+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Eastin Hotel Penang
8.3 Very Good
R1 316+
R1 316+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Sunway Hotel Seberang Jaya
8.3 Very Good
R954+
R954+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
8.4 Very Good
R1 011+
R1 011+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
R820+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
R954+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning
Garden Inn, Penang
7.2 Good
R401+
R401+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Eastern & Oriental Hotel
8.8 Very Good
R2 747+
R2 747+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Air conditioning

Good to know

Low season

May

High season

December

Average price (weeknight)

R1 579

Average price (weekend night)

R1 822
Cheapest month to stay with an average 23% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 42% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hotel in Penang

Price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
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Average nightly price

Top tips for finding Penang hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Penang, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Penang in May and November.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Penang if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 21 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Penang accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Penang for 3 days.
  • To do some hiking and exploring during your trip to Penang, select a hotel near to Penang National Park. This large green space is located on the coast and contains many trails as well as a natural butterfly farm. The nearby Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa offers an airport shuttle and has rooms with private gardens.
  • Planning on visiting several attractions and monuments during your visit? Look for hotels in Penang that are in George Town, a city home to both the Blue Mansion and the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. The Cititel Penang is a chic and modern choice that includes both breakfast and parking and has an on-site restaurant and bar.
  • For those who will be travelling with children, consider staying in a hotel near Top Penang, a theme park that contains a variety of attractions as well as a scenic viewing area. If you stay at Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La, you’ll be just a 5min walk from the park and have access to an outdoor pool, a sauna and a spa.
  • To stay on Penang Island but still be close to the mainland, look for hotels in Gelugor like the casual Anggerik Lodging Hotel, which is only a 3min walk from the local bus stop and has a stylish patio for guests to relax on. This area is right next to Penang Bridge, making it easy to travel back and forth.
  • If you know you’d like to play a round of golf during your trip, look strategically for hotels that are just a short drive from Penang Golf Club. This course is open to the public and has a large clubhouse to relax in after your round. The Eastin Hotel Penang is located nearby in a high-rise building and has a spa, gym and outdoor pool.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Penang

  • Where should I plan on staying if I would like to be close to the airport?

    To be just a short drive from Penang International Airport (PEN), plan on staying at a hotel in the southeastern region of the island. The TH Hotel Penang is an affordable option that is just a 4min drive from the airport, while the EST Hotel Penang is a casual choice that is a 5min drive away.

  • Which is the best area to stay in for those travelling on a budget?

    For those who are hoping to travel as affordably as possible, opt to stay at a hotel located in the centre of the island, such as one near the neighbourhood of Kampung Permatang Timbun. Both the Fig Tree Hill Resort and the MaliHom Private Estate are affordable options that are surrounded by lush scenery and located just a 20–25min drive away from George Town.

  • Where should I stay if I would like to be in a scenic area?

    The northern part of the island is known for having particularly scenic views of the ocean, with both the Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort and the Lost Paradise Resort located directly on the waterfront. For a hotel that still offers its guests beautiful views but is also on a sprawling sandy beach, consider staying at the 5-star DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang.

  • Which is the best neighbourhood to stay in to be close to several restaurants?

    To be within easy walking distance of a diverse selection of restaurants, a convenient area to stay in is Jelutong, which contains options like Soon Lai Seafood, US Pizza Penang, and Old Town White Coffee. The Maritime Luxury Suite is a stylish option that is next-door to this neighbourhood and will place you less than a 10min walk from all of these dining choices.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Penang?

    The average price of a double room in Penang is R1 634 per night. In the last 3 days, KAYAK found great deals as cheap as R244 per night.

  • How much is a hotel in Penang for tonight?

    KAYAK users found rooms for tonight for a cheap as R244 in the last 3 hours. 3-star hotel rooms have been found from R1 091, and 4-star hotels from R244.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Penang?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Penang districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Penang city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Penang hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Penang that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Red Rock Hotel, Pearl View Hotel and Cititel Penang.

Where to stay in Penang?

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