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George Town, Malaysia
6 May — 7 May2
George Town, Malaysia
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George Town hotels

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Low season

JulyCheapest month to stay with an average 26% drop in price.

High season

AprilMost expensive month to stay with an average 153% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$78Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$68Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a George Town hotel?

Here are our most popular & best value hotels

4 stars and above

When to book a hotel in George Town

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Top tips for finding perfect George Town hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in George Town, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in George Town in July and October.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in George Town if you stay on a Saturday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 7 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your George Town accommodation.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in George Town for 15 days.
  • To see some of George Town’s impressive ancient architecture, select a hotel next to Kek Lok Si, a Buddhist temple that dates back to the 19th century and is known for its colourful decorations and representations of Buddha. The Good Luck Inn is a budget-friendly choice that is only a 2-minute drive from the temple and a 10-minute walk from the popular Sister Curry Mee restaurant.
  • If you would like to learn more about the region’s history, choose a hotel near Khoo Kongsi, a historic Chinese temple that contains artefacts related to murals, stone carvings and the Chinese presence in Malaysia. The Armenian Suite hotel is only a 5-minute walk from the museum and an 8-minute walk from the Yap Kongsi Temple.
  • Hoping to do some shopping during your trip to George Town? If so, make sure to book a hotel next to Gurney Plaza, such as the G Hotel Kelawai located a 2-minute walk away. Gurney Plaza is a shopping complex that contains a variety of stores, including Adidas and Levi’s.
  • For visitors who would like to explore the city’s green spaces, pick a hotel near the Penang Botanic Gardens, such as the affordable Hotel Waterfall located a 3-minute drive away. The Penang Botanic Gardens contain a large selection of plants and wildlife, making it a popular place to relax and enjoy nature.
  • If you are an art-enthusiast, book a hotel next to the Glass Museum Penang, such as the Areca Hotel Penang located less than a 3-minute walk away. This museum contains several exhibits featuring artistic glass pieces and offers the choice of purchasing affordable custom-made souvenirs.

FAQs when booking a hotel in George Town

  • Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in George Town. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

  • The Berjaya Penang Hotel is a 4-star choice that is only a 2-minute drive from the Reclining Buddha Wat Chaiyamangalaram temple and has a large outdoor pool. The 1926 Heritage Hotel Penang is a 12-minute walk from Gurney Drive and features an outdoor pool as well.

  • The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is a 5-star choice that is a 4-minute drive from the Gurney Plaza shopping mall and has an on-site spa that provides Thai massages. The Gurney Resort Hotel and Residences is a straightforward choice that is adjacent to the Malacca Strait and has both a spa and a sauna.

  • The Palm Mansion Boutique Suites is a casual choice that is a 3-minute walk from the Goddess of Mercy Temple and includes free breakfast for guests. The Queen's Hostel is a budget-friendly option that is a 2-minute walk from the temple and an 8-minute walk from the Penang State Museum and Art Gallery.

  • The Armenian House is a 2-minute walk from the Batik Painting Museum Penang and only a 5-minute walk from the Penang Hajj Gallery. The MIL The Boutique Residence Hotel is a 4-minute walk from the museum and is set in a house that dates back to the 1800s.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central George Town districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like George Town city centre

  • Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

Where to stay in George Town?

Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in George Town by showing you the exact location of each hotel.

Best George Town hotels

Most recommended George Town hotels

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The Edison George Town - George Town
The Edison George Town - George Town
The Edison George Town
9.3 Excellent
$84+
$84+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
G Hotel Kelawai - George Town - Building
G Hotel Kelawai - George Town - Building
G Hotel Kelawai
8.9 Excellent
$131+
$131+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
G Hotel Gurney - George Town - Building
G Hotel Gurney - George Town - Building
G Hotel Gurney
8.7 Excellent
$132+
$132+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Royale Chulan Penang - George Town - Building
Royale Chulan Penang - George Town - Building
Royale Chulan Penang
8.6 Excellent
$45+
$45+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Hotel Penaga - George Town - Building
Hotel Penaga - George Town - Building
Hotel Penaga
8.6 Excellent
$39+
$39+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Hotel Equatorial Penang - George Town - Building
Hotel Equatorial Penang - George Town - Building
Hotel Equatorial Penang
8.5 Excellent
$151+
$151+
Parking
Airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Macalister Mansion - George Town - Building
Macalister Mansion - George Town - Building
Macalister Mansion
8.9 Excellent
$240+
$240+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool