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George Town

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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM250
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr

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! (1,978 reviews)

"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 ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM295
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr

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! (1,369 reviews)

"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."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar 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
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM560
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr

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! (1,278 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 17 Mar 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(36 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

92% 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
RM453
Per adult
Private Penang Island Discovery Tour
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Private Penang Island Discovery Tour

RM127
Per adult
Private Penang Hill & Temple Tour
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Private Penang Hill & Temple Tour

92% of travellers recommend
RM223
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

RM164
Per adult

Reviews of George Town

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
63
5 - Excellent 42%
4 - Good
66
4 - Good 44%
3 - Okay
20
3 - Okay 13.333333333333334%
2 - Disappointing
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3/5 - Okay

Alan

17 Mar 2020

Found George Town itself disappointing. Street art seen better days.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

16 Mar 2020

Interesting mix of old colonial and modern. Lots of nice restaurants and coffee & cake shops

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

2 Mar 2020

Several good museums. A good mixture of old and new. Good for eating out, local food courts,hawkers stalls and restaurants. Enjoyed Chinese New Year and Thiapusam festival.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

2 Mar 2020

Very easy and nice city

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveller

2 Feb 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

28 Jan 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.