Tour Penang: Best Places to Stay

Penang is a beautiful destination in Malaysia, and it’s no surprise that it’s one of the most popular tourist spots in the country. With its stunning beaches, vibrant culture, and delicious food, Penang has something to offer for everyone. If you’re planning a trip to Penang, you’ll want to make sure you choose the right place to stay. To help you out, we’ve put together a list of the best places to stay in Penang.


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Where to Stay in Penang, Malaysia

George Town

George Town is the capital of Penang and is home to some of the most interesting historical sites in Malaysia. It’s also known for its unique street art and vibrant nightlife. Staying in George Town will give you easy access to all these attractions as well as great restaurants and shopping options.

For those who prefer luxury accommodations, there are several five-star hotels located around Georgetown Old Town including The Edison George Town, The Prestige Hotel Penang and Cheong Fatt Tze – The Blue Mansion (one of the filming locations for Crazy Rich Asians). These hotels offer top-notch services such as fine dining experiences, heritage tours, and more.

Nightly rate in The Edison George Town starts from SGD$170+

Nightly rate in The Prestige Hotel Penang starts from SGD$170+


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Gurney Drive

Gurney Drive is another great option if you’re looking for a place to stay in Penang. This area is known for its shopping malls and hawker centers, so it’s perfect if you’re looking for an exciting night out or just want to do some shopping.

Batu Ferringhi

Batu Ferringhi is one of the most popular beach destinations in Penang and offers plenty of activities such as parasailing, jet skiing, and banana boat rides. There are also plenty of resorts here with luxurious amenities like spas and swimming pools.

Tanjung Bungah and Tanjung Tokong

If you’re looking for something more relaxed, Tanjung Bungah or Tanjung Tokong are great choices. Both areas offer stunning views of the ocean along with plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby.


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Balik Pulau and Bayan Lepas

Finally, Balik Pulau and Bayan Lepas are two areas that offer more affordable accommodation options than other parts of Penang while still being close enough to explore all that this beautiful island has to offer.

If you’re on a budget but still want a comfortable stay in Penang then consider M Qube Hotel or Hotel Neo+. These capsule hotels offer affordable rates without compromising on quality or comfort.

Nightly rate in M Qube starts from SGD$18+

Nightly rate in Hotel Neo+ starts from SGD$69+


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Penang Hill

Penang Hill is another great option if you’re looking for a unique place to stay in Penang with stunning views over Georgetown City Centre below.


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