The best business hotels in Penang are fitted with quality guestrooms, efficient service, and onsite facilities that are specially catered for those travelling for business. Fondly regarded as the food capital of Malaysia, Penang offers a deluge of hawker delights, Nyonya cuisine, fresh seafood, and western favourites. Shopping is also a must-do in Penang, where you can find handicrafts at flea markets and night markets all over the island while modern shopping malls boasts international brands, fast food chains, and entertainment centres.
Aside from hosting luxurious spas, swimming pools, and fitness centres, Penang business hotels are also conveniently set within the island’s prominent areas such as Gurney Drive and Georgetown, where you can visit breathtaking Buddhist temples, graffiti-style artwork, and colonial structures dating back to 17th century after a busy day of presentations and meetings. Read on for our handpicked list of the most popular Penang business hotels.
- Traditional English Afternoon Tea at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel
- City Half-Day Tour
- EZhopper Sightseeing Bus Pass
- Georgetown by Night Tour
- Island Half-Day Tour
- Private Penang Hill & Temple
- Heritage Trishaw Tour
- Private Penang Hill & High Tea at David Brown's Restaurant
- Botanic Gardens & Tropical Spice Garden Tour
- Penang Hill & Kek Lok Si Temple Tour
The Light Hotel PenangCentral Seberang Perai
The Light Hotel Seberang Jaya is a newcomer to the hotel scene in Penang, located in Bandar Seberang Jaya, making it a fantastic option for travellers looking to stay close to the town commercial centre where shopping, dining and nightlife action is abundant.The five star Light Hotel Seberang Jaya is home to 303 fresh guestrooms dressed in classic hotel style, with a neutral colour palette of beige, brown and white, with sizes between 270sqft to 3200sqft.Divided into 12 categories, it is great for both business travellers and families, with in room amenities that range from 21st century conveniences such as free Wi-Fi and a flat screen TV with cable channels, to standard hotel amenities such as an electronic safety deposit box and an attached bathroom with hot shower facilities. Read More...
Eastern And Oriental HotelGeorgetown
Eastern And Oriental Hotel, a five-star Penang property founded by the Sarkies brothers in 1885, is steeped in history and gives the impression of containing a world within itself.A true homage to the British-Raj era, when it first opened it had the longest seafront (spanning 902sqft) of any hotel in the world, and went on to welcome world famous personalities of the time including Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham, Douglas Fairbanks and more.Set along Lebuh Farquhar, it is the only hotel in Georgetown with prime sea-facing real estate, making it well placed for sightseeing opportunities, allowing guests easy access to several Penang landmarks such as Fort Cornwallis, the Penang State Museum and the 1903 Victorian-style City Hall. Read More...
Hotel Equatorial PenangBayan Lepas
Hotel Equatorial Penang, the islands only golf and convention resort, is a sprawling five-star property set on Bukit Jambul hill, just seven minutes away from the Penang International Airport.Adjacent to an 18-hole international golf course, driving range and putting green, it is the hotel of choice for golf enthusiasts visiting Penang.Besides that, there is a beautifully-landscaped outdoor swimming pool shaded by swaying palm trees, which comes complete with a waterfall and outdoor Jacuzzi.Those looking to work off a few calories will be glad to know the hotel has a well equipped fitness centre, aerobics studio, jogging track, floodlit tennis and squash courts, plus separate male and female saunas, steam rooms and indoor Jacuzzis. Read More...
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, PenangFerringgi Beach
Divided into two wings (with a separate driveway and entrance for each), the five-star Shangri-La Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa is a pretty impressive property spread out across 30 acres along the famous Batu Ferringgi beach.The whole hotel has been fitted out in traditional Minangkabau style - in fact, in line with this, the hotel hosts a time-honoured Malay musical performance every Friday outside its Garden Wing lobby.We love the five-storey Rasa Wing: built in 1973, it has an exclusive feel, offering guests little extras such as afternoon tea, all day cocktails and evening canapes.This side of the hotel is home to Ferringgi Grill, an award-winning, fine-dining restaurant, plus the property also plays host to five other restaurants and bars. Read More...
G Hotel KelawaiPenang
G Hotel Kelawai is a luxurious five-star hotel in Georgetown that features stylish guestrooms and suites as well as modern facilities and quality service, promising a pleasant stay experience in Penang.It is a 10-minute walk to Gurney Plaza, Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram, and Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple, while the One-stop Midlands Park Centre is a mere five-minute walk away.Penang International Airport is a 30-minute drive from the property.Featuring 208 contemporary guestrooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows, guests can enjoy in-room amenities such as air-conditioning, LCD television with satellite channels, complimentary Wi-Fi, mini bar, seating area, work desk, and wardrobe. Read More...
G Hotel GurneyGurney Drive
G Hotel Gurney is beloved not only for its chic facade and fantastic location, but also for its fabulous service.Epitomising effortless cool, it is located along Persiaran Gurney just minutes away from the famous Gurney Drive, plus Gurney Plaza (the islands most popular mall) is just next door.Local landmarks like the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, Fort Cornwallis, KOMTAR and the Queen Victoria Memorial Clock Tower are less than ten minutes away.Rich in modern architecture, the sleek and stylish lobby is littered with designer furniture, like a Spoon Chair by Kartell, Capellini Felt Chair and Hansen Shell Chair. Read More...
Evergreen Laurel PenangPenang
Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang has an advantageous location set along Gurney Drive, just 25km away from the Penang International Airport.Situated along the same stretch as Gurney Plaza, one of the islands most popular shopping malls, this hotel is a great option for shopping enthusiasts.Whats more, come nightfall the area turns into the best place in Penang to sample local hawker favourites and great seafood.Other nearby points of significance to the 18-storey complex includes the Penang Botanic Gardens, Wat Chayamangkalaram Temple, Khoo Kongsi and Fort Cornwallis which are approximately ten minutes away. Read More...
Hard Rock Hotel PenangFerringgi Beach
With busts of The Beatles in the lobby and autographed Sex Pistols albums in the corridors, there is little doubt about the four-star Hard Rock Hotel Penangs theme - its extravagant Vegas-esque vibe is a refreshing departure from traditional beachside hotels.Everything spells stardom, from the giant music-related murals and rock star memorabilia to the open-air lobby with a reception/bar combo.The hottest action revolves around the energetic Hard Rock Cafe, which acts as regular host to live bands.Perfect for entourage wannabes is the sexy, see-and-be-seen-in freeform pool, but we also dig the for-hire mountain bikes, poolside dancing sessions, and canoe racing and pool-pillow fights. Read More...
Hotel Jen Penang By Shangri-LaGeorgetown
Hotel Jen Penang, a mid-range business hotel option for travellers with discerning taste, is centrally-located along Jalan Magazine in the centre of Georgetown.A 15-minute drive away from the Penang International Airport, just down the road is Upper Penang Road, providing guests with easy access to some of the islands best nightlife venues.A complex of glamour and restraint, the mirrored walls and patterned tiled floors of the lobby contribute to presenting a thoroughly modern and civilised experience to guests from the moment they check in.Adding to that contemporary charm is the blank-canvas style hotel decor in all 443 rooms and suites, ranging in size from 28sqm to 104sqm and divided into five categories. Read More...