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George Town, Malaysia
Jul 28 — Jul 292
George Town, Malaysia
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Thu 7/29
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George Town hotels

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Low season

MarchCheapest month to stay with an average 43% drop in price.

High season

FebruaryMost expensive month to stay with an average 123% rise in price.

Average price (weeknight)

$54Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.

Average price (weekend night)

$73Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

How much is a George Town hotel?

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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 March and May.
  • 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, Thursday, 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.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in George Town found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $20, while the most expensive was $171.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in George Town for 3 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 travelers 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.

  • Bukit Bendera being one of the most popular landmarks in George Town, many travelers enjoy staying close by. Sunway Hotel Seberang Jaya, Jen Penang Georgetown By Shangri-La, and Eastern And Oriental Hotel are recommended hotels on KAYAK within walking distance.

  • 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.

  • KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in George Town for this weekend from $11 and 4-star hotel rooms from $11. The cheapest room in George Town for the same date was $10 per night.

  • After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighborhood, 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 center.

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

Where to stay in George Town?

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Best George Town hotels

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Royale Chulan Penang - George Town - Building
Royale Chulan Penang - George Town - Building
Royale Chulan Penang
8.6 Excellent
$47+
$47+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Spa
Hotel Neo+ Penang - George Town - Building
Hotel Neo+ Penang - George Town - Building
Hotel Neo+ Penang
8.1 Excellent
$49+
$49+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Cititel Penang - George Town - Building
Cititel Penang - George Town - Building
Cititel Penang
8.1 Excellent
$38+
$38+
Parking
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
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
G Hotel Gurney - George Town
G Hotel Gurney - George Town
G Hotel Gurney
8.7 Excellent
$113+
$113+
Free Wi-Fi
Pool