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GLOW Penang, Penang

3-star3 stars
101 Jalan MacalisterGeorgetown, PenangPenang10400Malaysia

3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi
  • Free WiFi and free parking
Very Good8.0
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Great location
Regular internet service
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GLOW Penang, Penang

from $41
  • Family Quad Deluxe
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  • Family Quad Superior
  • 0B
  • Superior Room
  • 0B
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  • Superior Single Room
  • Superior Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 131 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (6 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking (limited)


  • Area shuttle *

Other information

  • Resort fee included
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 2013
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Premium TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


ZEST Bar Café - This cafe specializes in Thai cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch.

GLOW Penang, Penang’s small print

Also known as

  • GLOW Hotel
  • GLOW Hotel Penang
  • GLOW Penang
  • Penang GLOW
  • GLOW Penang George Town


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 2 per accommodation, per night
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for MYR 60.0 per night

Breakfast is offered for an extra charge of MYR 22 for adults and MYR 15 for children (approximately)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MYR 45 per vehicle (one-way)

Area shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around GLOW Penang, Penang


  • In Georgetown
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi - 24 min walk
  • Camera Museum - 24 min walk
  • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram - 30 min walk
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 33 min walk
  • Fort Cornwallis - 35 min walk
  • Sun Yat Sen Museum - 2 min walk
  • Nagore Square - 7 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 23 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking
  • Airport pick-up service
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 383 reviews

GLOW Penang, Penang
Very Good8.0
Near restaurand and log guan lye hospital
My second time here. Great, clean and homy
Denny Kurniawan, us1 night family trip
GLOW Penang, Penang
At 8am, the noise of de swimming pool pump was coming from next to the wall of the room (No. 311 smoking room) . Remember to hang "come back later" card if you wouldn't want the cleaner to knock your door at 9.30am. Swimming pool cafe closed at 9pm which is too early. Why the lift advertisement is still written there closing at 12am??? Misleading and not updated. The Room was so echo and outside could hear you just talking because the carpet was just a 8-piece size of A4 infront of the bed. Not very soundproof. Tq
Wong, us2 night trip
GLOW Penang, Penang
beyond expectation
very new and chic hotel. affordable and value for money. in the heart of the city.
lim, us2 night trip
GLOW Penang, Penang
need some more improvement
1) need to wait for 45 minutes to get the room key. room was not ready even after 2pm. 2) need to wait for towels. just available at 6 pm.
A Traveler, us1 night family trip
GLOW Penang, Penang
A short getaway
Book two rooms for 4 pax,thought they have adjoining rooms.was given rooms next to each the end we were given a quad room for 4 of us which we were very satisfied.water in shower not hot enough.
Chin, us3 night trip with friends

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GLOW Penang, Penang

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