The best luxury hotels in Penang have one thing in common: when it comes to pleasing guests they go above and beyond the call of duty. Each offers a truly unique stay experience, in terms of interior design, onsite facilities, in-room amenities, and even food offerings. Plus, what makes them even more appealing is the fact that each hotel is set so close to the beach, making it easy to spend some time sun-tanning on the beach or even indulging in water sports.
The most popular 5-star hotels in Penang perfectly cater to guests with a taste for the finer things in life, featuring exquisite guestrooms and suites with breathtaking views, unique and charming interiors and verdant surroundings, round-the-clock butler service, as well as easy access to Penang’s must-visit locales such as Batu Feringghi Beach, Gurney Drive, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown. Read on to discover our handpicked selection of the best Penang luxury 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
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...
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...
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...
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...