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What's George Town like?

People go to George Town to soak up the sun at Ferringgi Beach and to enjoy the many top attractions like Penang Butterfly Farm. This family-friendly city is also known for its museums and restaurants. Plan a fun excursion to Gurney Drive and Penang International Sports Arena. While here, you may want to make time for other popular sights such as Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi and Camera Museum.

Where are the best places to stay in George Town?

We have 802 George Town accommodations with prices starting at USD 3. Choose one of our 1662 deals and get discounts of up to 67%.

Below are the number of accommodations by star rating in George Town and the surrounding area:

  • • 14 5-star accommodations from USD 70 per night
  • • 95 4-star accommodations from USD 37 per night
  • • 233 3-star accommodations from USD 20 per night
  • • 79 2-star accommodations from USD 6 per night

Here are our travelers' top 5 places to stay in George Town:

Seven Terraces Hotel

Adults-only hotel with outdoor pool, near Camera Museum
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Bar • Central location

The Edison George Town

4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Camera Museum
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Walkable location

Eastern And Oriental Hotel

Luxury hotel with 2 outdoor pools, near Camera Museum
  • • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Close to shopping

G Hotel Kelawai

Luxury hotel with spa, near Gurney Drive
  • • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • 2 bars • Central location

23 LoveLane Penang

City-center hotel, steps from Camera Museum
  • • Free in-room WiFi • Restaurant • Bar • Garden • Spacious rooms

How to Get to George Town

What is the closest airport to George Town?

  • • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from central George Town

Things to See and Do in George Town

What is there to see in George Town?

  • • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi
  • • KOMTAR
  • • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
  • • Fort Cornwallis
  • • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram

What is there to do in George Town?

  • • Camera Museum
  • • Gurney Drive
  • • Penang Butterfly Farm
  • • Penang Times Square
  • • Gurney Plaza

Other Popular George Town Attractions

  • • Penang Hill
  • • Kek Lok Si Temple
  • • Penang International Sports Arena
  • • Swettenham Pier Cruise Terminal
  • • Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple

When is the best time to visit George Town?

  • • Hottest months: April, March, February, May (average 89°F)
  • • Coldest months: January, February, December, November (average 72°F)
  • • Rainiest months: April, May, October, and November (average 8.74 inches of rainfall)

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