A taste of Penang wherever you are

 

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Other than handmade goods and street food, the next best thing about Georgetown is that it’s home to a plethora of well-preserved colonial buildings and Peranakan style residences.

Make the most of your trip to one of Malaysia’s most cultural cities by staying in one of these 10 gorgeous boutique hotels – you won’t regret it!

*All prices included in this article are accurate as of 30th March 2016 as seen on Agoda.

 

1. Spices Hotel

 

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Spice Hotel consists of 4 units of derelict shop houses, a rooftop terrace, an internal courtyard with an original Bodhi tree, and a trendy lounge with a hanging couch. It is designed in cog naissance to the historical background of spice trades in Penang as a trading port. The building is located nearby a few iconic tourist attractions in Georgetown, including Armenian Street and Clan Jetty.

Price: Starting from RM275/night
Contact No.: +60 4-261 9986
Address: Lorong Lumut, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Website: Here

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2. Penaga Hotel

 

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Right smack in the middle of Georgetown, this totally accessible boutique hotel will surely contribute to an awesome holiday. When in Penang, it is a must to stay in one of their double storey terrace houses made in commercial buildings just like Hotel Penaga. Full of history, this building was built in 1920s and renovated after the Second World War. It was left vacant for a few years until Hotel Penaga was created to let us experience Penang’s authenticity. Facilities you mustn’t miss here include their lap pool and beautiful garden!

Price: Starting from RM344/night
Contact No.: +604 291 3039
Address: Corner of Jalan Hutton & Lebuh Clarke 10050 George Town, Penang
Website: Here

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3. Clove Hall

 

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This is an Edwardian Anglo-Malay bungalow consisting of six individual rooms, a quaint tropical garden, and a swimming pool. Clove Hall is located in a tranquil residential street but within walking distance to the commercial area. Personalized services include cooking classes, tours around Penang Island, yoga classes and more and can be arranged upon request.

Price: Starting from RM575/night
Contact No.: +60 4-229 0818
Address: Jalan Clove Hall, George Town, 10050 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Website: Here

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4. Museum Hotel

 

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Just like the name of this hotel suggests, it houses a remarkable antique collection in the private museum of its own that can only be accessed by the guests. Ranging from RM170 to RM500 per night, visitors can choose from one of the five different luxurious room types; each named after a Chinese symbol of fortune.

Price: Starting from RM425/night
Contact No.: +604-226 6668 / +604- 226 4279
Address: No.72, Jalan A.S Mansor (Off Transfer Road), 10050 Penang
Website: Here

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5. Chulia Heritage Hotel

 

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Known as an ideal budget hotel for travellers, Chulia Heritage provides high quality facilities at an affordable price. The building is close to the commercial district which means guests can visit the shopping area and tourist attractions by foot or bicycles offered exclusively for the hotel customers.

Price: Starting from RM85/night
Contact No.: +60 4-263 3380
Address: 380, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Website: Here

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6. Campbell House Penang

 

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Well-known for its personalized services and hospitality, the hotel contains eleven rooms of various themes. The mix of Western romance and Eastern modesty in its décor is an echo to the modern Georgetown. Other than that, the building includes a library area, a roof terrace and a restaurant serving Italian cuisine, a lounge and a cafe.

Price: Starting from RM382/night
Contact No.: +60 4-261 8290
Address: Lebuh Campbell, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Website: Here

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7. Yeng Keng Hotel

 

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Yeng Keng Hotel occupies an Anglo-Indian bungalow that was originally built in the mid 1800’s as a private residence. There are four types of rooms to choose from, each furnished with different decoration styles and amenities. Additional facilities include a conference room, a café bar, reading area and laundry service.

Price: Starting from RM269/night
Contact No.: +604 262 2177
Address: 362 & 366, Chulia Street, World Heritage City of George Town, 10200 Penang
Website: Here

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8. Seven Terrace

 

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This small private hotel of only 18 suites was once a grand row of seven Anglo Chinese terraces built in 19th century. The guests are allowed to access all the public areas including a lap pool, Asian fusion dining room, and full bar. Each suite is furnished with a collection of exquisite Baba Nonya furniture and collectibles.

Price: Starting from RM700/night
Contact No.: +60 4-264 2333
Address: Lorong Stewart, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Website: Here

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9. Muntri Mews

 

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The grade 2 listed building that houses Muntri Mews was formerly the stables and carriage-works of the street’s grandest terraces. It combines the contemporary design, Malay vernacular, Straits Chinese and European influences. There are only 9 suites upstairs and downstairs, establishing a mood of social conviviality.

Price: Starting from RM270/night
Contact No.: +60 4-263 5125
Address: No. 77, Muntri Street,, Georgetown, Penang, 10200, Penang
Website: Here

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10. Time capsule hotel

 

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This hotel is designed for light travelers and backpackers. Each capsule-styled solidary lodging is equipped with amenities such as adjustable air-conditioning, high speed internet, smart TV, international socket, etc. The hotel also provides intensive security measures like fire protection ABS and metal sliding for each lodging.

Price: Starting from RM113/night
Contact No.: +60 4-263 0888
Address: 418&420, Lebuh Chulia, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang
Website: Here

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Take a trip to Pulau Pinang

 

Do note that all the places listed above are within a short walking, cycling or driving distance to Georgetown commercial area, Hence, the next time you visit Penang, you know exactly where to stay!