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George Town, Malaysia
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The Rumah Batu Heritage
The Rumah Batu Heritage
9.2 Excellent
54 Lorong Carnarvon, George Town, Malaysia
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0.3 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 195 reviews
9.2

Situated in George Town, The Rumah Batu Heritage is a short walk from Komtar and features a swimming pool. It also provides a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi.

White Mansion Penang
White Mansion Penang
8.0 Excellent
165, Lebuh Noordin, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 347 reviews
8.0

This comfortable hotel in George Town offers free Wi-Fi, as well as luggage storage and a coffee bar. It is moments from Komtar.

The Edison George Town
The Edison George Town
9.2 Excellent
15 Lebuh Leith, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town 
ExcellentBased on 167 reviews
9.2

Situated within walking distance of Penang Ferry Terminal, The Edison George Town provides guests with a convenient base while in George Town. It provides 3.5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

Tips for booking a George Town hotel

Cheapest month:July
Most expensive month:February
Average price in George Town:C$ 108/night
Absolute cheapest price found:C$ 5/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
C$ 24 - C$ 228
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C$ 50 - C$ 135
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The Edison George Town
The Edison George Town
9.2 Excellent
15 Lebuh Leith, George Town, Malaysia
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0.6 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Situated within walking distance of Penang Ferry Terminal, The Edison George Town provides guests with a convenient base while in George Town. It provides 3.5-star accommodation with air-conditioned rooms.

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Jazz Hotel Penang
Jazz Hotel Penang
8.0 Excellent
No 1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang 1, George Town, Malaysia
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5.4 km from city centre, George Town, Malaysia 

Jazz Hotel Penang offers 4-star accommodation in George Town. There is also a fitness centre with a swimming pool, cardiovascular equipment and a rooftop terrace.

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About George Town

George Town is the eclectic cultural hub of Penang, situated at the northeastern tip of Penang Island. Its prominent concentration of historic pre-war buildings makes for architectural significance and easy recognition as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This major tourist destination boasts sunny beaches, modern entertainment and delectable cuisine.

Things to do

The UNESCO World Heritage Zone is George Town’s most coveted location, offering an expanse of antebellum structures and heritage landmarks, highlighted by Fort Cornwallis and City Hall.Don’t miss the Blue Mansion and the Khoo Kongsi, two beautiful vessels of history.

Local arts and crafts offer plenty of opportunities to shop for hidden treasures. The Shop Howard is a great place to pick up a professional photograph, while the Bon Ton is the tourist’s choice for purchasing fabrics. If you want something unique, the Moon Shop sells terrariums in glass jars.

Take a journey to explore some of the city’s famous street art near Armenian Street, where you can follow your trusty map to discover murals of anything from a small boy and his pet Tyrannosaurus to cat themed graffiti. You’ll find 3D props intertwined in the street art such as bicycles and swings, designed to reflect the life of everyday locals.

You haven’t truly experienced George Town until you’ve had your fill of local cuisine. The China House offers a smorgasbord of taste, from breakfast through to cocktail hour in addition to live music and a boutique shop. Kebaya is a great choice for traditional food, and the New Lane Hawker Stalls are perfect for the more adventurous at heart.

Getting around

Public transport around George Town is primarily by bus, operated by the Rapid Penang. Taking a trishaw is a real sightseeing treat and an efficient form of transportation around the city. The Penang International Airport is located 16 kilometres south of George Town.

George Town travel FAQs

  • What are the best hotels in George Town?

    One of the most popular hotels in George Town is Evergreen Laurel Penang, which has been reviewed by 700 users and currently has a rating of 8.1/10. Other top-rated locations include Eastern And Oriental Hotel and Rope Walk Guesthouse, which have received 9.0/10 and 8.6/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • What is a good hotel near Gurney Plaza?

    Evergreen Laurel Penang is a good hotel close to Gurney Plaza - it has scored 8.1 over 700 reviews from HotelsCombined users.

  • What is a good hotel in George Town near Penang City Hall?

    The most popular hotel near Penang City Hall is Eastern And Oriental Hotel, with 1,489 HotelsCombined users scoring it 9.0/10.

  • Is there a good hotel near KOMTAR Tower?

    1,489 HotelsCombined reviews of Eastern And Oriental Hotel score it 9.0/10, making it a highly recommended hotel near KOMTAR Tower.

  • How much do hotels in George Town cost?

    Searches in the last 72 hours suggest an average price of around C$ 74/night is normal for a hotel in George Town. 4-star and 5-star hotels in George Town had average prices of C$ 117/night and C$ 204/night, respectively.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in George Town?

    C$ 14/night is the cheapest price found for a hotel in George Town by HotelsCombined users over the last 72 hours.

  • How much is a hotel in George Town tonight?

    Users have found prices for hotels in George Town tonight starting as low as C$ 13, rising to an average cost of C$ 111, based on searches in the last 72 hours. Prices start from C$ 18 for a 4-star hotel in George Town for tonight.