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SO Hotel, Penang

2-star2 stars
No. 90 Siam Road, Georgetown P. Pinang, Georgetown, Penang, Penang, 10400, Malaysia

City-center hotel within easy reach of Penang Times Square
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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From 100 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Fantastic service
Great room
Great location

SO Hotel, Penang

from $17
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Triple Room

What’s around SO Hotel, Penang


  • In Downtown George Town
  • KOMTAR - 14 min walk
  • Gurney Drive - 24 min walk
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi - 29 min walk
  • Camera Museum - 29 min walk
  • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram - 31 min walk
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 36 min walk
  • Fort Cornwallis - 40 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 16 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 25 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 6 floors


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Train station shuttle *

  • Cruise terminal shuttle *

  • Ferry terminal shuttle *


  • Free extended parking (limited)

  • Free nearby parking


  • Area shuttle *

  • Beach shuttle *

  • Shopping center shuttle *

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Things to do
  • Beach shuttle (surcharge)
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
Working away
  • Computer station
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Year Built - 2010
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Television in common areas
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
Be entertained
  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping

SO Hotel, Penang’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel SO
  • SO Hotel
  • SO Hotel Penang
  • SO Penang
  • SO Hotel Penang/George Town
  • SO Hotel George Town
  • SO Hotel Hotel
  • SO Hotel George Town
  • SO Hotel Hotel George Town


For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at 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 and collected at the property. Exemptions or reductions might apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 2.00 per accommodation, per night

Cash deposit: MYR 50.00 per stay

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for MYR 35 per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of MYR 25.00 per vehicle (one way)

Cruise ship terminal shuttle, ferry terminal shuttle, and train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge

Area shuttle, beach shuttle, and shopping center shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

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

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.6 From 32 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Good service
Staff are well trained and seem genuinely concerned that you have a pleasant stay. Rooms are clean and reasonably spacious for the price. A few KMs from the centre of Georgetown, but there's a mall nearby
Neil, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good value if you don't mind the area
Friendly, attentive and helpful staff. Rooms big enough for a couple of days, and cleaned to a good standard compared to other hotels in Malaysia. Hotel located a couple if KMs from the centre with limited local amenities and noisy local karaoke until 1am. I'm not bothered by this, do would stay again
Neil, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Friendly staff. There is kopitiam n the famous Char Koey Tiau nearby. There is laundry service at the hotel. Will definitely stay at this hotel again when I visit Penang again.
Yang, caFamily trip
Very Good 8.0
overall are good but limited parking space..
asOther trip
Very Good 8.0
Thanks SO Hotel. Good service
Overall 4.5 / 5 Didnt expect much from a Hotel that price is so cheap But end up having a Awesome night at SO hotel. I requested Honey moon theme. And they Really did it for me. I Really appreciate it. Their service are Really good. Hotel might be abit old. But their service have make up for it. High recommended for those Looking for cheap and good hotel.
Zheng, sgRomance trip

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