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Penang, Malaysia

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Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La
4 out of 5
Magazine Road, George Town, Penang
RM250
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
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
4 out of 5
Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Feringgi, George Town, Penang
RM295
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
4.1/5Very Good! (1,371 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
5 out of 5
Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Penang
RM560
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
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
Evergreen Laurel Penang
4.5 out of 5
53 Persiaran Gurney, George Town, Penang
RM242
per night
30 Apr-1 May
4.1/5Very Good! (1,200 reviews)

"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."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Evergreen Laurel Penang
Eastern And Oriental Hotel
5 out of 5
10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, Penang
RM694
per night
1 May-2 May
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,456 reviews)

"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 ..."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Eastern And Oriental Hotel
DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang
5 out of 5
56 Jalan Low Yat, Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Penang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
RM240
per night
3 Apr-4 Apr
4.1/5Very Good! (529 reviews)

"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."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang
Vouk Hotel Suites
4 out of 5
57-G-3 Mansion One, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Georgetown, George Town
RM203
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
4.1/5Very Good! (361 reviews)

"Nice environment"…"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2020

Vouk Hotel Suites
Jazz Hotel Penang
3.5 out of 5
No 1, Jalan Seri Tanjung Pinang 1, Tanjong Tokong, George Town, Penang
RM231
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
4.5/5Wonderful! (87 reviews)

"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 ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Jazz Hotel Penang
The Northam All Suite Penang
4 out of 5
55, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, Georgetown, George Town, Penang
RM198
per night
25 Apr-26 Apr
3.6/5Good! (877 reviews)

"I like the hotel. This was not the first time I stayed in the hotel. I have stayed many time before. The rooms are big and good for family guest."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

The Northam All Suite Penang
Olive Tree Hotel
4 out of 5
76, Jalan Mahsuri, Bayan Lepas, George Town, Penang
RM276
per night
15 Apr-16 Apr
4.2/5Very Good! (635 reviews)

"Near to the Airport. Nice hotel with friendly staff. Will be back again."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

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About Penang

Penang is located off the western coastline of the Malaysian Peninsula. Penang is home to an array of fascinating historical, cultural and natural attractions, from the lovely beaches along its northwest coast to the World Heritage listed zones of Georgetown. It has a long history of trade and settlement, which has led to the fascinating multiculturalism that exists across the island today. This includes architectural traces of its British colonial past and the presence of the unique Peranakan culture arising from the prevalence of Chinese merchants who settled in Penang early on due to its important position on the trade route.

TOP PENANG ATTRACTIONS

Penang is a city easy to explore over a weekend trip, but best explored over 4 days.

Penang food The number one thing to do is to feast on as much Penang food as possible. Prepare your belly for Char Koay Teow, Penang Assam Laksa, Mee Goreng, Nasi Kandar, Penang Teochew Chendol, Apom Manis, Curry Mee, Oyster Omelette and more. Street food in Penang is simply delicious and stretches on and on in the variety it offers. Check out our beginner's guide for some of the best places to eat in Penang.

Georgetown is the top tourist spot in Penang, with plenty of colonial, post-colonial and pre-colonial architecture to explore. Georgetown has modern skyscrapers, charming colonial buildings, Chinese shophouses and Arabic mosques. Visit Penang Hill, one of the top Penang attractions. The UNESCO World Heritage zone in the core of Georgetown is highly recommended. Walking the historic lanes and streets, including Armenian Street, is a must.

BEST PLACES TO STAY IN PENANG

When choosing your Penang hotel, consider how close it is to the shopping centres, Georgetown and the beach. Batu Ferringhi beach hotels like Hard Rock and Flamingo are popular for relaxation, whereas Georgetown hotels are more central an easy for sightseeing. Or you could opt for Penang hotels that are an experience in themselves, such as the colonial E&O hotel, the Deluxcious Luxurious Heritage Hotel, trendy Hotel Jen in the shopping district of Georgetown or 1881 Chong Tian Hotel which has more historic Chinese character.

MORE THINGS TO DO IN PENANG

Penang is also home to some major spiritual sites which are among the most renowned in Southeast Asia. Kek Lok Si is the largest Buddhist temple in the city, with a very interesting pagoda drawing influences from Chinese, Thai and Burmese cultures. The view from the top is also amazing. Don't forget to explore all the delicious food in the area too. The temple is in Air Itam, a short ride from Georgetown. The Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple and the Kapitan Keling Mosque are also well worth exploring for a few hours.

The Penang Road-Chulia Street area is another popular place for great dining. Expect to find plenty of delicious Indian-Malay restaurants in Little India, one of Penang’s most famous cultural highlights. If visitors are looking for the cheaper side of Penang’s dining life, uncovering Kimberly Street’s bustling street vendor culture each evening is highly recommended.

Shopping in Penang There are dozens of markets across the island, and these are held throughout the week. Items are usually cheap, but be ready to bargain with the merchants. Little India and Little Penang Street Market are two of the most famous markets in Penang. Of course, there are many larger shopping centres available too. Queensbay Mall is the largest shopping complex in Penang and KOMTAR is a shiny 12-sided building with shops and an observation deck that offers you the best place to take panoramic views of the city.

Penang Beaches Though Penang beaches are not as famous as those found elsewhere in Malaysia, they do still provide a nice quiet escape. Penang National Park has several secluded gems, including Teluk Kempi and Teluk Duyung. You can also visit the Botanic Gardens for more nature. Check out Monkey Beach in Penang National Park.

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