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Penang overview

Visitors to Penang speak favorably about this family-friendly city's beaches, restaurants, and cafés. While you're here, enjoy activities like swimming. You can learn about the local heritage of Penang at top landmarks like Kek Lok Si Temple and Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi. While here, you may want to make time for other popular sights such as TESCO and Camera Museum.

Where to stay in Penang

Penang includes an array of hotel accommodation choices for all travelers, whether you're on vacation, a business trip, or a little of both. There are 347 hotels in Penang and you can shop as many as 1052 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 67%. We have room prices as low as 4 USD per night and here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Penang as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 11 5-star hotels from 70 USD per night
  • • 72 4-star hotels from 36 USD per night
  • • 210 3-star hotels from 18 USD per night
  • • 80 2-star hotels from 6 USD per night

How to get to Penang

Fly into Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the heart of Penang.

What to see around Penang

Here are some family-friendly attractions:
  • • Penang Butterfly Farm
  • • Kidland Penang
  • • PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre
  • • East Wind Watersports
  • • Tropical Fruit Farm
Memorable landmarks include:
  • • Kek Lok Si Temple
  • • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi
  • • Clan Jetty
  • • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
  • • Fort Cornwallis
The area is recognized for its natural setting, offering these places to visit:
  • • Penang Hill
  • • Penang Botanic Gardens
  • • Tropical Spice Garden
  • • Teluk Bahang Beach
  • • Penang National Park
Here are some favorite shopping areas to find that perfect souvenir:
  • • TESCO
  • • Prangin Mall
  • • 1st Avenue Mall
  • • The Top at Komatar
  • • Chew Thean Yeang
Popular places to visit include:
  • • Camera Museum
  • • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram
  • • Penang International Sports Arena

When to visit Penang

Wondering what time of year to travel or what you should pack? Here are some average seasonal norms so you'll know what to expect for your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 89°F day, 72°F night
  • • April-June: 89°F day, 74°F night
  • • July-September: 87°F day, 74°F night
  • • October-December: 87°F day, 73°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.43 inches
  • • April-June: 0.94 inches
  • • July-September: 0.59 inches
  • • October-December: 0.71 inches

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