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Penang Flight & Hotel Packages

Lost Paradise Resort
Rasa Motel
SPOT ON 89964 Padua Inn
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2021 Penang travel deals

Lost Paradise Resort
Rasa Motel
SPOT ON 89964 Padua Inn
Shamrock Beach Villas
Shamrock Beach Villas Penang Seaview
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Top hotels in Penang

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang
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
The price is RM161 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (567 reviews)

"Like: sea view room with balcony, room is big enough, breakfast but affected due to pandemic period Dislike: beach, no free parking"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2020

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Penang
Hard Rock Hotel Penang
Hard Rock Hotel Penang
5 out of 5
The price is RM361 per night from 22 Oct to 23 Oct
4.3/5Excellent! (992 reviews)

"the room facing the pool and pool part for kids the best. food was great.. i actually thanks to the dury manager Mr Aiman who really helpfull.."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Hard Rock Hotel Penang
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
The price is RM255 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (988 reviews)

"The pool, buffet, and room was amazing. Staffs were friendly and very helpful."…"

Reviewed on 25 Aug 2020

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Penang

Private Penang Hill & Temple Tour
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Private Penang Hill & Temple Tour

RM369
Per adult
90% of travellers recommend
Private Georgetown Heritage Tour
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Private Georgetown Heritage Tour

RM324
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Private Penang Island Discovery Tour
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Private Penang Island Discovery Tour

RM279
Per adult

Penang

Distinctly Asian with a dash of British flavour, East meets West in Penang, with its traditional temples, colonial architecture, and world-renowned street food. The potpourri of Penang's diverse cultures is best sampled through a steaming hot serving of the many cuisines on the island. Constantly voted as one of Asia's best locations for sumptuous street food, the melting pot of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European culinary traditions is a stimulating adventure for the tastebuds. Make your way to a street stall in Malaysia's food capital and dig into famed favourites like nasi kandar, char kway teow or laksa.

A large island off the northwestern coast of West Malaysia, Penang is a charming Asian city fused with a dazzling array of well-preserved classical Victorian architecture, mostly found within the capital of the city, Georgetown. Colonial-era buildings like Penang City Hall, Fort Cornwallis and the Penang State Museum make an interesting sight for history buffs and architecture fans alike.

You will be photographing colonial architecture, dunking your coins into the wishing well at the Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple, and listening to the calls of prayer at the Kapitan Keling Mosque, all in one afternoon on this culturally diverse and harmoniously multiracial island. A must-see is the Pinang Peranakan Mansion, a restored mansion filled with enthralling antiques from around the world which recreates the lavish lifestyle afforded by wealthy Chinese Straits families in the past.

Take a break from the city for a hike or camp in the Penang National Park, where animal lovers can spot a wide range of wildlife from nesting green turtles to the majestic Brahminy Kite eagles. Explore the nearby Penang Butterfly Farm, a tropical fairyland of winged beauties well-loved by both adults and children. And be sure to check out the Tropical Spice Garden, one of Malaysia’s premier eco-tourism destinations featuring more than 100 herbs and spices growing wild.

For some great views over Penang, head to the top of Penang’s tallest building, Kompleks Tun Abdul Razak, shortened to KOMTAR, which has a viewing platform. Most visitors stay in central Georgetown and the city can mostly be covered by foot. The Rapid Penang bus routes provide a convenient way to get to places further away from the city centre. When in Georgetown, look out for the free Central Area Transit (CAT) shuttle bus, which services major attractions in the area.

The island's tropical climate makes it an attractive year-round destination. With its blend of cultures, it is very easy for your visit to coincide with one of the numerous cultural celebrations. Some of the more dazzling ones include the Chinese New Year celebrations in the Kek Lok Si Temple, and Deepavali, the five-day Hindu “Festival of Lights”, held between October and November.

Frequently asked questions

Q: Should I book a car while on holiday in Penang?
A: Many travellers like to use public transportation or ride-sharing when they’re staying in Bukit Mertajam or Tasek Gelugor. It’s an excellent way of avoiding pricey parking fees and having to navigate through dense city traffic. But if you plan to head out of town and experience the region of Penang or elsewhere, consider booking a rental car. Get your road trip off to an awesome start with our handy guide to Cheap Car Hire in Penang.
Q: Which airports can I fly in to for a holiday to Penang?
A: Prepare to fly in to Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.). You’ll likely be arriving aboard one of the 1,194 international flights that operate from this international terminal in Penang each month.
Q: What are the most popular types of hotels for a holiday to Penang?
A: Many travellers opt to spend their getaways in hotels. Some are fond of the amenities and services of apartments or guest houses, while others favor private holiday homes. Whatever you’re seeking, Penang has options for all budgets.
Q: What does a Penang holiday booking with Expedia include?
A: It’s completely your choice. Bundle cars, hotels and flights, or simply select one option. You can also add some awesome experiences and attractions to your travel programme. Whatever it is you’re hoping for, we can help you organise a holiday in Penang that works for you.
Q: What is the best way to save money on my holiday to Penang?
A: Our packages are the easiest way to save a ton of your hard-earned money on your Penang adventure. See the world for less when you combine your Flights, Hotels and even Car Rentals with Expedia. There’s no time like the present to stop wondering and start wandering.
Q: What are the best things to do in Penang?
A: Be sure to put St. Anne’s Church and AEON Mall Bukit Mertajam at the top of your to-do list if you’re visiting Bukit Mertajam. Mengkuang Dam is another sight worth swinging by.