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Top Hotels in George Town

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Things to do in George Town

Khoo Kongsi Temple
Kek Lok Si Temple
Fort Cornwallis

How much are hotels near Khoo Kongsi Temple?

If you’re planning on staying at any of momondo’s recommended hotels in the area of George Town nearest to Khoo Kongsi Temple, you should expect to pay around $58/night. This price fluctuates based on time of year. In general, a rate under $58/night is a good deal for momondo users staying near Khoo Kongsi Temple. Hotels near Khoo Kongsi Temple are typically 33% more expensive than the average hotel in George Town, which is $38.

Hotels near Khoo Kongsi Temple

How much are hotels near Kek Lok Si Temple?

The average price for hotels near Kek Lok Si Temple is $49 per night. Of those hotels, momondo users recommend the 12 hotels below for those looking to stay in the area. Since Kek Lok Si Temple is more popular at some times of year than others, prices may vary depending on when you plan your trip. Hotels near Kek Lok Si Temple are typically 22% more expensive than the average hotel in George Town, which is $38.

Hotels near Kek Lok Si Temple

How much are hotels near Fort Cornwallis?

If you’re looking for a hotel in George Town near Fort Cornwallis then you are in luck. momondo recommends 12 hotels near Fort Cornwallis and on average, area hotels cost $54/night. This price may vary based on season. Hotels near Fort Cornwallis are typically 29% more expensive than the average hotel in George Town, which is $38.

Hotels near Fort Cornwallis

When to book a hotel in George Town

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Low Season
March
High Season
February

cheapest month to stay

52%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

47%

expected price increase

Price
$38 - $149
Highest day of week
Friday
Cheapest day of week
Sunday

av. price over the last two weeks

Average price (weeknight)

$61

av. price over the last two weeks

av. price over the last two weeks

Average price (weekend night)

$49

av. price over the last two weeks

Cheapest time to book
The cheapest time to book hotels in George Town is: 1-2 star, 83 days before. 3 star, on the same day that your stay begins. 4-5 star, on the same day that your stay begins.
1-2 star
$16 - $22
3 star
$33 - $43
4-5 star
$61 - $79

George Town travel tips

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Which neighborhoods in George Town should I stay in if I want access to public transport?

If you want to be in a part of George Town that provides easy access to the city’s public transportation, there are a few neighborhoods that you can consider staying in, such as Sunshine City. In this area, you will find several different bus lines, including routes 302, 303 and 401. There are many different hotels in George Town that are in this region, like the Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road). The northern part of the city also has buses that you can use, with lines 101, 102 and 103 being some examples. If you’re interested in cheap hotels in George Town that are in this neighborhood, you can book a room at the Havara Place. A one-way bus ticket will cost you a few dollars.

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Where to stay in George Town

What neighborhood in George Town should I stay in based on why I’m traveling?

If you will be traveling to George Town for work, you may want to stay in the Beach Street Central Business District, as this is where you will find a majority of the city’s banks and offices. The Victoria Inn is a chic option that is in the heart of this neighborhood. Tourists often enjoy staying in the Sunshine City, because it is so centrally located and contains quite a few attractions within walking distance of each other. If you would like to be near here, consider staying at the Clans Kongsi George Town hotel. If you’re a return visitor, look at hotels in the western part of the city, as it is quiet but has many sights. The YMCA International Hostel is an affordable place to stay that is within walking distance of the Colonial Penang Museum. Hotels along the waterfront in the eastern part of town provide beautiful views, making them a nice place to have a romantic vacation. Treat your significant other by booking a room at the stylish Wang's Hotel Gurney Drive.


Learn about attractions and sights in George Town

What are the most popular attractions in George Town?

Make sure to visit the Kek Lok Si Temple, an impressive piece of architecture that dates back to the 19th century and can be found in the western part of the city. Many George Town hotels are a quick drive from this attraction, such as the Lemon Inn. Learn more about the region’s history by exploring Fort Cornwallis, a site that offers tours for visitors and is located in the Sunshine City neighborhood. Spend some time on the coast and head to Gurney Drive, a waterfront promenade that is also near Sunshine City. You can find cheap hotels in George Town that are near both of these locations, like the budget-friendly T+ Hotel Macallum.

Which neighborhoods in George Town have a large selection of bars and restaurants?

For a diverse variety of bars and restaurants, head to the eastern part of town along the waterfront. Here, you will find many options, including French, Italian and Asian cuisines, as well as cozy coffee shops and vibrant cocktail bars. The Evergreen Laurel Penang is a stylish choice that is conveniently next to bus lines 101, 102 and 103. The southern region of George Town is also known for having many restaurants, including eateries serving seafood and Italian. You can book hotels in George Town that are in this area and a walkable distance from a selection of local establishments, like the 56 Residence that is next to bus route 302.

What popular events take place in George Town?

Celebrate the local culture by attending the George Town Festival that takes place each August and showcases the town’s music, films and art. It is held at a variety of different venues throughout the city, so consider booking a centrally located hotel, like the Burmahtel Hotel that is next to bus lines 101, 102 and 103. The Penang Hot Air Balloon Fiesta is also a popular event amongst visitors, and it occurs every February at the Padang Polo in the western part of the city. The Hotel Murah Penang is within walking distance of the venue and next to bus line 101.

George Town travel information

  • How long do people stay in George Town?

    On average, people stay in George Town for a total of 3 nights.

  • How much does a hotel cost in George Town?

    $49 per night is the average rate for a room when booking a hotel in George Town. Prices will differ depending on factors such as star rating, time of year and location.

  • When is the best time to book a hotel in George Town?

    George Town hotels are at their most economical to book in the month of March. The rates you are charged may be 56% lower than in the high season and is the best time to get a great deal.

  • Which day is cheapest to stay in George Town?

    Room prices for hotels in George Town will be at their lowest on Saturday and peak on Thursday.

  • How much does a hostel in George Town cost?

    Hostels in George Town (including hotels rated 2 stars and below) costs $21 per person, per night on average. This is $28 per night cheaper than the average cost of hotels in George Town.

  • Based on the weather in George Town, what attractions are popular during February?

    The average temperature in George Town during February is around 82.4 °F which makes it the perfect time to spend time having fun and seeing something new outside at popular area attractions.