10 Best Centrally Located Hotels in Penang

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The 10 Best Hotels in Penang City Centre are among the finest accommodation options on all of Penang Island, blending the city’s prestigious past with its future.

Make no mistake, central Penang - with its colonial architecture and prized historical streets - is an atmospheric place. But it also has spanking-new, state-of-the-art buildings as well, creating a growing cityscape in the downtown area. The best centrally located hotels in Penang reflect this disparity, meaning there is something for all tastes among our list of the best hotels in Penang City Centre. See our 10 favourites below, all with excellent rates from Asia Web Direct.  


Sunway Hotel Georgetown
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Georgetown - - 249 Rooms

The Sunway Hotel Georgetown is centrally located in historical, bustling Georgetown, the heart of Penang. Guests can enjoy surrounds that mix culture and commerce, within easy walking distance of famous landmarks of Penang Island, shopping and government offices. Read More...

Sunway Hotel Georgetown
  • Deluxe Room with Breakfast – Early Bird Promotion
  • Save 20% off . Newly refurbished room with Breakfast for 2
  • From MYR 280 a night BOOK NOW!

GLOW Penang
GLOW Penang Georgetown - - 131 Rooms

Glow by Zinc Hotel Penang is a quirky, fun and funky hotel that definitely deserves more than its awarded three-stars. Plenty of boutique flair makes this a great choice for young urban travellers who are not willing to compromise on their high expectations on hotel standards but also not keen on shelling out big bucks for a place to sleep. Flying under the same banner-head as the Bon Ton Group, the trendy, boutique hotel is set along Jalan Macalister in central Georgetown. Read More...

GLOW Penang
  • Crazy Deal – 30% off on Superior Rooms
  • Includes daily continental breakfast for 2 and WIFI access
  • From MYR 173 a night  BOOK NOW!


Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Eastern And Oriental Hotel Georgetown - - 101 Rooms

The Eastern & Oriental Hotel is a tranquil haven in the heart of Penang. This is a hotel with old colonial charm and the finest traditions of comfort and service. Right at its door step is an amazing heritage of art and architecture, festivals and food. The E&O is just a few minutes walk away from a variety of shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and clubs. Also, beyond the city, hills, seas and beaches beckon enticingly. Read More...

The Royale Bintang Penang
The Royale Bintang Penang Georgetown - - 179 Rooms

The Royale Bintang Penang is a four-star rated hotel in Pengkalan Weld with plenty of heritage charm, from its colonial-esque architecture to hotel facilities that are perfect for a child friendly vacation. Easily delivering what is important, it marries traditional and contemporary decor, creating grounds that exude a relaxed air and sleek sophistication. Read More...

Cititel Penang
Cititel Penang Georgetown - - 451 Rooms

The Cititel Penang offer comfortable accommodations at affordable rates with business-class services. The hotel is also conveniently located at the Upper Penang Road, which is the entertainment hub of the state. Relish yourself with the vast number of pubs, discos and bars as the fun goes on all night long. Read More...

Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
Bayview Hotel Georgetown Georgetown - - 320 Rooms

Its prime location offers a unique blend of modern yet timeless heritage. The Bayview Hotel Georgetown, an award-winning hotel is situated in the heart of Georgetown, within easy walking distance to commercial, banking and shopping districts, including historical and cultural landmarks of Penang. Read More...

Hotel Royal Penang
Hotel Royal Penang Georgetown - - 237 Rooms

Hotel Royal Penang is a four-star option set adjacent to Penang Plaza Mall along Jalan Larut, just 20 minutes from Penang International Airport. This business-friendly hotel is home to a 250-pax ballroom, four meeting rooms and a business centre with secretarial services, plus onsite leisure facilities such as a pool and fitness centre with sauna and steam room. Its 276 rooms are divided into four categories, with each unit offering a true home-away-from-home experience with standard amenities like high-speed internet, an IDD phone and bathroom with shower facilities. Read More...

Hotel Sentral Georgetown
Hotel Sentral Georgetown Georgetown - - 137 Rooms

Hotel Sentral Georgetown is a fresh faced three-star property that is a great jumping off point to explore Penang Island. New Lane Hawker Centre, a city avenue that shuts down to traffic between 16:00 and midnight everyday to play host to hawker stalls that sell some of the island’s best local favourites, is less than 220m away. Its 137 rooms are divided into three categories and range in size from 18sqm to 22sqm, with amenities such as a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and an attached bathroom. Read More...

Georgetown City Hotel
Georgetown City Hotel Georgetown - - 320 Suites

Georgetown City Hotel, formerly known as Berjaya Penang Hotel, is a four-star property located along Jalan Burmah at the 1Stop Midlands Park, about five minutes away from Gurney Drive. Leisure-wise, the hotel is home to an onsite restaurant and bar, an outdoor pool, spa and gym, plus a pillarless 1,000-pax ballroom and seven meeting rooms. Its 320 guestrooms, divided into three categories, feature standard hotel amenities such as free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV with cable programming and an attached bathroom with shower facilities. Read More...

1926 Heritage Hotel
1926 Heritage Hotel Georgetown - - 96 Rooms

1926 Heritage Hotel is a great option for guests on a budget looking for a hotel with fun but traditional flair. History buffs will get a particular kick out of a stay here: built in 1926 (hence the name), the hotel used to be home to British colonial officers and local administrators when the country was occupied by western forces during World War II. Read More...


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Copthorne Orchid hotel Penang

Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang is a fun, laid back and modern hotel set along Tanjung Bungah, offering a true seaside-vacation feel due to its secluded location.

10% off on Superior rooms
From MYR 197
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