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Places to Visit in George Town

Itinerary need a little work? George Town holiday all booked but unsure what you're going to do when you get there? Let us make it simple.

Fort Cornwallis and the Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi are within easy reach of this neighbourhood. Since you'll be just a walk away, don't forget to take your most comfortable shoes.

It's difficult to comprehend how people in the past survived at home without all the appliances we have nowadays. Take a look around Pinang Peranakan Mansion and learn exactly how they did. Visitors have a wonderful selection of things to do in this destination. It has been said that knowledge is power. With that in mind, you're sure to feel a little more powerful when you're finished with Camera Museum. Still have some time on your hands? Constructed to worship one or many gods, temples offer visitors a riveting peek into another way of life. Learn about the local belief system and take in the beautiful sanctuary of Sri Mariamman Temple.

Travelling is about so much more than just seeing a new place. It's all about the adventures you can have while you're there.

Kick off your trip to George Town by checking out some of these activities:

For a complete range of activities, take a look at our George Town things to do page.

George Town Accommodation

Searching for luxury getaways or cheap holidays in George Town? Not sure where to stay? Don't worry — there are around 102 Expedia properties on offer. Start your search now and discover the one that's perfect for you!

Contemplating where to catch your Zs? Just keep in mind — cheap doesn't have to mean dust mites and old-fashioned linen! You'll discover clean, low-cost options like the Heritage Sixteen (16 Lebuh Cranarvon) and the Wil House (50 & 52, Lebuh Leith). Want to indulge yourself instead? You can live the good life at the Eastern And Oriental Hotel (10 Lebuh Farquhar) or the Macalister Mansion - Demo (228 Macalister Road).

Nearest Airports to George Town

Let's be honest, no one gets really excited about wasting time at the airport. However, if you start imagining the unforgettable trip to George Town that's just a flight away, you should be all right. After all, you'll be only 10 miles southwest of the neighbourhood centre when you touch down at Penang International Airport (PEN).


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George Town Flight Deals

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Top George Town Hotel Deals

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Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La RM250
Reviewed on 27 Mar 2020
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Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La

Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La

Magazine Road, George Town, Penang
     
    4.3 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Excellent and very professional service. Clean room. Originally was given a room with a very poor view facing the roof of the shopping centre at low floors. The staff was kind to change our rooms to higher floors at level 14 which we could have a glimpse of the Georgetown coastal sea. Really grateful ...

    Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang RM295
    Reviewed on 5 Mar 2020
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    Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang

    Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang

    Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Feringgi, George Town, Penang
       
      4.1 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      A perfect place for a relaxing holidays. Only beef: it gets a little boring to see the same menu at the restaurant after a week.

      Evergreen Laurel Penang RM242
      Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020
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      Evergreen Laurel Penang

      Evergreen Laurel Penang

      53 Persiaran Gurney, George Town, Penang
         
        4.1 of 5
        4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        This hotel has a great location. Easy walking distance to Gurney Drive food stalls and Pulau Tikus shops. Also possible to reach the Midlands and Gurney Plaza shopping centre on foot.

        Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang RM560
        Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020
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        Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang

        Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang

        Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Penang
           
          4.5 of 5
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Everything was excellent. Staff were friendly and provided tip top service.

          Eastern And Oriental Hotel RM590
          Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020
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          Eastern And Oriental Hotel

          Eastern And Oriental Hotel

          10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, Penang
             
            4.7 of 5
            5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            I love the colonial architecture and the room is fairly big for 2. Best of all it overlooks the sea of the Malacca Straits. The layout of the bathroom is beautiful with the big bathtub as the focal point. The provision of the his & hers vanity top and wardrobe in the toilet means that i have my own ...

            Vouk Hotel Suites RM203
            Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020
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            Vouk Hotel Suites

            Vouk Hotel Suites

            57-G-3 Mansion One, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Georgetown, George Town
               
              4.1 of 5
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Nice environment

              Jazz Hotel Penang RM231
              Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020
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              Jazz Hotel Penang

              Jazz Hotel Penang

              No 1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang 1, Tanjong Tokong, George Town, Penang
                 
                4.5 of 5
                3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                Jazz hotel is spacious and it's fairly new! It comes w bathtub! However, tbe location wasn't fantastic as it require 15mim drive to Georgetown and there's nothing nearby except for a super old mall just opposite. Jazz hotel itself has pharmacy and happy mart which makes things convenient for us to ...

                DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang RM240
                Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020
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                DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang

                DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang

                56 Jalan Low Yat, Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Penang
                   
                  4.1 of 5
                  5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  The staff were all friendly and helpful. The room was spacious and clean. The swimming pool was very nice. The hotel is situated quite a way out of the centre of George Town - 20-30 minutes in a Grab taxi depending on time of day - but it is nearer to the nice beaches.

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