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Top 10 Hotels in Downtown George Town, George Town

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Eastern And Oriental Hotel
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
5.0 out of 5.0 10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town
Free cancellation
4.7/5 (2,312 reviews)
RM660/ night for 2 guests

Heritage wing is nice grand ex colonial hotel, high ceilings, lots of marble columns and excellent service. Hotel and rooms are quite dated and in need of restoration. Breakfast was excellent, wasn’t impressed with international buffet, which was expensive and limited.

Reviewed on 4 Feb,2019
The Wembley A St Giles Hotel Penang
The Wembley A St Giles Hotel Penang
4.0 out of 5.0 183, Jalan Magazine, George Town
Free cancellation
4.2/5 (132 reviews)
RM282/ night for 2 guests

They decorate the room for our honeymoon trip. The hotel very clean and peaceful. Very recommended.

Reviewed on 12 Feb,2019
Armenian Street Heritage Hotel
Armenian Street Heritage Hotel
3.5 out of 5.0 139, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town
3.9/5 (932 reviews)
RM104/ night for 2 guests

Great location. Got our money's worth.

Reviewed on 8 Feb,2019
Hotel Jen Penang
Hotel Jen Penang
4.0 out of 5.0 Magazine Road, George Town
4.2/5 (1,445 reviews)
RM232/ night for 2 guests

As guests of Hotel Jen, we were able to use the facilities at Golden Sands Shangri-la at Batu Ferringhi. They even have a free shuttle bus to take people between the properties. That was a positive surprise!

Reviewed on 13 Feb,2019
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
4.0 out of 5.0 25-A Farquhar Street, George Town
Free cancellation
3.8/5 (1,868 reviews)
RM184/ night for 2 guests

Good location and good value - as long as it is not a beach hotel you are after.

Reviewed on 16 Feb,2019
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
3.5 out of 5.0 33, New Lane, (off Macalister Road), George Town
4.1/5 (1,934 reviews)
RM198/ night for 2 guests

Comfortable of the king bed could have been king size instead of queen. The staff also forgot to supply the water one days during our stays.

Reviewed on 11 Feb,2019
Cititel Penang
Cititel Penang
4.0 out of 5.0 66 Jalan Penang, George Town
Free cancellation
4.0/5 (135 reviews)
RM207/ night for 2 guests

Great view of the sea and the staff were very helpful. Great location in Georgetown.

Reviewed on 12 Feb,2019
Evergreen Laurel Penang
Evergreen Laurel Penang
4.5 out of 5.0 53 Persiaran Gurney, George Town
Free cancellation
4.1/5 (916 reviews)
RM249/ night for 2 guests

Good hotel but would nice if they have fresh juices at the cafe.

Reviewed on 14 Feb,2019
Cititel Express Penang
Cititel Express Penang
3.0 out of 5.0 123, Lebuh Noordin, George Town
Free cancellation
3.8/5 (77 reviews)
RM134/ night for 2 guests

Water pressure to bath is low

Reviewed on 10 Feb,2019

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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.