Hotels in Downtown George Town, George Town

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Top 10 Hotels in Downtown George Town, George Town

Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La
4 out of 5
Magazine Road, George Town, Penang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM246
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24
4.3/5Excellent! (1,967 reviews)

"Very good , loved staying here and staff place and location everything is great."…"

Reviewed on 24 Jan,2020

Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
5 out of 5
10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, Penang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM885
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,425 reviews)

"I love the Corner Suite in the Victory Annexe. Spacious and gorgeous views. I've been staying at the hotel for 6 straight years of vacations."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan,2020

Eastern And Oriental Hotel
The Wembley A St Giles Hotel Penang
4 out of 5
183, Jalan Magazine, George Town
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM288
per night
Feb 11 - Feb 12
4.2/5Excellent! (486 reviews)

"Clean and prompt service. Near places of interest. Near from airport"…"

Reviewed on 12 Jan,2020

The Wembley A St Giles Hotel Penang
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
3.5 out of 5
33, New Lane, (off Macalister Road), Georgetown, George Town, Penang
RM198
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
4.1/5Very Good! (2,068 reviews)

"Excellent service, amenities including the pool. Although was sick and from what i could see the breakfast had man options"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan,2020

Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Cititel Penang
4 out of 5
66 Jalan Penang, George Town
Free cancellation
RM218
per night
Feb 4 - Feb 5
4.1/5Very Good! (329 reviews)

"Convenient Air on water leaking"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan,2020

Cititel Penang
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
4 out of 5
25-A Farquhar Street, Georgetown, George Town, Penang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM176
per night
Jan 31 - Feb 1
3.8/5Good! (1,975 reviews)

"It’s right in the town centre, very convenient ! I was disappointed with the small swimming pool and there’s no spa, gym and massage facilities provided by the hotel !"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan,2020

Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
The Prestige Hotel Penang
4 out of 5
8 Gat Lebuh Gereja, George Town
RM343
per night
Feb 19 - Feb 20
4.5/5Wonderful! (157 reviews)

"The rooms are attractive and we'll apportioned. Quality exceeded expectations based on price"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan,2020

The Prestige Hotel Penang
Museum Hotel
3 out of 5
No.76, Jalan A.S Mansor, Georgetown, George Town, Penang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM133
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
4.4/5Wonderful! (452 reviews)

"Very good hotel ..👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan,2020

Museum Hotel
Evergreen Laurel Penang
4.5 out of 5
53 Persiaran Gurney, George Town, Penang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM229
per night
Jan 29 - Jan 30
4.1/5Very Good! (1,165 reviews)

"Very Well maintained and clean. The rooms were Spacious and very quiet. A place that really allow you to relax and have a good night rest"…"

Reviewed on 11 Jan,2020

Evergreen Laurel Penang
Le Dream Boutique Hotel
3.5 out of 5
139, Jalan Pintal Tali, George Town, Penang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM153
per night
Feb 4 - Feb 5
4.7/5Exceptional! (992 reviews)

"Staff and customer service was excellent. Ensured our laundry was completed with time to spare."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan,2020

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About Georgetown, Penang

The capital city of the island of Penang is a UNESCO World Heritage site thanks to its well-preserved colonial buildings and other historical sights. It is one of the most interesting cities in Malaysia, with a unique mixture of cultures, various religious sites and modern architecture. Georgetown is a relaxed city that attracts visitors from all over the world.

Must-See Attractions in Georgetown, Penang

There is quite a lot to see in Georgetown and you can easily spend a few days wandering around and taking it all in.

For the historical side of Georgetown visit: Cheong FattTze Mansion, Fort Cornwallis, Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Queen Victoria Clock Tower. Visitors should also stroll along the streets of Little India and walk along Armenian Street to see numerous colonial shop houses For those wanting to explore the religious side of Georgetown, visit: the Thai-style Wat Chaiyamangalaram, the Hindu Sri Mariamman Temple, Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple, Kapitan Keling Mosque, Saint George's Church and the Chinese Goddess of Mercy Temple.

Travellers who are into adventure or the outdoors can stroll along the shorelines of the city andhave a look at the boats at the Clan Jetties, walk up Penang Hill to enjoy great views of the city and beyond or spend a day at the Escape Adventure play theme park.

Good Areas for Food in Georgetown

Georgetown is a haven for food lovers as there is a mixture of cuisines to match the mixture of cultures in the city. Everything from cheap street stall food to up-market restaurants can be found here, in addition to Chinese coffeehouses. Visitors enjoy the experience of eating Indian food from a banana leaf in Little India, enjoying Chinese street food from a vendor along Kimberly Street, dining on Malay and Peranakan food at the New Lane Hawker Centre or go for a meal in a chic restaurant housed in a converted colonial shop house. 

Nightlife in Georgetown is just as eclectic, with everything from hole-in-the-wall bars to trendy nightclubs. Upper Penang Road is the liveliest part of Georgetown, especially for the younger crowd.

Shopping in Georgetown

There are a number of street markets in Georgetown, like the early morning Lorong Kulit Flea Market and the Little Penang Street Market that takes place on the last Sunday of every month. Chinatown is great for traditional herbs, natural products and wholesale clothing, and Little India for saris, Indian handicrafts, spices and trinkets. Those who prefer to shop indoors for known label brands should go to Prangin Mall and 1st Avenue Shopping Mall, or take a bus or taxi to nearby Gurney Plaza.

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