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Top tips for finding Penang hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Penang, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Penang in June and September.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Penang if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Monday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Penang accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Penang found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £28, while the most expensive was £39.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Penang for 20 days.
To do some hiking and exploring during your trip to Penang, select a hotel near to Penang National Park. This large green space is located on the coast and contains many trails as well as a natural butterfly farm. The nearby Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa offers an airport shuttle and has rooms with private gardens.
Planning on visiting several attractions and monuments during your visit? Look for hotels in Penang that are in George Town, a city home to both the Blue Mansion and the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. The Cititel Penang is a chic and modern choice that includes both breakfast and parking and has an on-site restaurant and bar.
For those who will be travelling with children, consider staying in a hotel near Top Penang, a theme park that contains a variety of attractions as well as a scenic viewing area. If you stay at Hotel Jen Penang by Shangri-La, you’ll be just a 5min walk from the park and have access to an outdoor pool, a sauna and a spa.
To stay on Penang Island but still be close to the mainland, look for hotels in Gelugor like the casual Anggerik Lodging Hotel, which is only a 3min walk from the local bus stop and has a stylish patio for guests to relax on. This area is right next to Penang Bridge, making it easy to travel back and forth.
If you know you’d like to play a round of golf during your trip, look strategically for hotels that are just a short drive from Penang Golf Club. This course is open to the public and has a large clubhouse to relax in after your round. The Eastin Hotel Penang is located nearby in a high-rise building and has a spa, gym and outdoor pool.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Penang
Hotels are safe environments for travellers 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 Penang. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
M Qube Hotel is very popular with users who want to stay within walking distance of Queensbay Mall.
In the last 3 days, double rooms in Penang have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as £7. On average, the price for a double room is £72.
To be just a short drive from Penang International Airport (PEN), plan on staying at a hotel in the southeastern region of the island. The TH Hotel Penang is an affordable option that is just a 4min drive from the airport, while the EST Hotel Penang is a casual choice that is a 5min drive away.
For those who are hoping to travel as affordably as possible, opt to stay at a hotel located in the centre of the island, such as one near the neighbourhood of Kampung Permatang Timbun. Both the Fig Tree Hill Resort and the MaliHom Private Estate are affordable options that are surrounded by lush scenery and located just a 20–25min drive away from George Town.
The northern part of the island is known for having particularly scenic views of the ocean, with both the Rainbow Paradise Beach Resort and the Lost Paradise Resort located directly on the waterfront. For a hotel that still offers its guests beautiful views but is also on a sprawling sandy beach, consider staying at the 5-star DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Penang.
To be within easy walking distance of a diverse selection of restaurants, a convenient area to stay in is Jelutong, which contains options like Soon Lai Seafood, US Pizza Penang, and Old Town White Coffee. The Maritime Luxury Suite is a stylish option that is next-door to this neighbourhood and will place you less than a 10min walk from all of these dining choices.
In the last 3 hours, users have found Penang hotels for tonight for as low as £8. Users have also found 3-star hotels from £26 and 4-star hotels from £23.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Penang hotels for this weekend for as low as £17 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from £38 and 4-star hotels from £29.
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Penang districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Penang city centre
Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.
Where to stay in Penang?
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