George Town

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Top hotels in George Town

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La
Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La
4 out of 5
Magazine Road, George Town, Penang
RM230
per night
Mar 7 - Mar 8

This family-friendly George Town hotel is located in the shopping district, within a 5-minute walk of KOMTAR, 1st Avenue Mall and Prangin Mall.

4.3/5Excellent! (1,976 reviews)

"The location of this hotel is good. Walking distance to famous hawker stalls and tourist places. It is next to a shopping mall and komtar. The hotel is new and comfortable except for customer service. Most of the staff are unfriendly i.e. front officer, buffet breakfast staff. Beside, I’m a golden ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb,2020

Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang
4 out of 5
Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Feringgi, George Town, Penang
RM265
per night
Feb 23 - Feb 24

Nestled on the beach, this George Town resort is just steps away from Eden Parade Shopping Centre and Ferringgi Beach. East Wind Watersports and Batu Feringghi ...

4.1/5Very Good! (1,339 reviews)

"Inmaculate condition, very professional and active service. The location is great and provides a variety of places to eat and sight seeing."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb,2020

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang
Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang
Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang
5 out of 5
Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Penang
RM476
per night
Mar 19 - Mar 20

Nestled on the beach, this George Town resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of East Wind Watersports and Ferringgi Beach. Eden Parade Shopping Centre and Batu Feringghi ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,262 reviews)

"Pros: Nicest & most luxurious hotel in Batu Ferringhi. This time we stayed at the Garden Wing Family room which had 1 king & 2 single beds. Very spacious and has all the amenities you need. Definitely has a 5 star resort feel. Staff quality & manners has declined over the years but still acceptable. ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Feb,2020

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

Popular things to do in George Town

KOMTAR
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KOMTAR

4/5(49 reviews)

Enjoy panoramic views of the city and indulge in an array of food and shopping within the island's tallest building.

Kek Lok Si Temple
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Kek Lok Si Temple

4.5/5(34 reviews)

The largest Buddhist temple in Penang houses the awe-inspiring 10,000 Buddha pagoda, the giant bronze statue of Kuan Yin, and a delightful souvenir and food market.

Penang City Hall
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Penang City Hall

4/5(11 reviews)

This fine example of Victorian architecture forms an opulent backdrop to the Georgetown Esplanade.

Top activities in George Town

Half-Day Cycling - Away from Georgetown
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Half-Day Cycling - Away from Georgetown

90% of travellers recommend
RM110
Per adult
Private Orangutan and Charcoal Factory with Lunch
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Private Orangutan and Charcoal Factory with Lunch

80% of travellers recommend
RM444
Per adult
Private Penang Island Discovery Tour
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Private Penang Island Discovery Tour

RM125
Per adult
Private Penang Hill & Temple Tour
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Private Penang Hill & Temple Tour

92% of travellers recommend
RM217
Per adult
Hill & Temple Sightseeing Tour
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Hill & Temple Sightseeing Tour

98% of travellers recommend
RM299
Per adult
Penang Half Day City Tour Including Tropical Spice Garden
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Penang Half Day City Tour Including Tropical Spice Garden

RM146
Per adult

Reviews of George Town

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
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5 - Excellent 42.65734265734266%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 44.05594405594405%
3 - Okay
18
3 - Okay 12.587412587412587%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 0.6993006993006993%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0%

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

Feb 2, 2020

Dirty drains; line clear Nasi kandar food handling Requires improvement to meet food hygiene standards. Polluted air, Sea and beach. noisy.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jan 28, 2020

Love the historical town, the street arts, food hawker stalls - plenty of choices to eat, everything was walkable distance. Love the history of the green and blue mansion. The blue mansion was so gorgeous! Liked Little India and Chinatown.

3/5 - Okay

Honesti

Jan 25, 2020

Would recommend the stay

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jan 21, 2020

Very nice and charming with strong character. Hope to go back there again!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jan 20, 2020

Lots of options available for sightseeing and leisure activities, including - Botanical gardens, sea turtle hatchery, horseback riding, para sailing, butterfly park, tropical fruit farm, spice farm, waterpark, national Park walking trails, jet skis.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jan 19, 2020

Fading of the street art works appears to be getting worse