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SO Hotel, Penang

2-star2 stars
No. 90 Siam Road, Georgetown P. PinangGeorgetown, PenangPenang10400Malaysia

City-center hotel within easy reach of Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free!
Very Good8.2
  • Friendly staff. There is kopitiam n the famous Char Koey Tiau nearby. There is laundry…Aug 6, 2018
  • having nice and good stay for that kind and helpful staff..!! will be better if…Feb 8, 2018
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SO Hotel, Penang

from $19
  • Standard Single Room
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Triple Room

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. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • One child (12 years old and younger) 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 *

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
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Television in common areas

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


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: MYR 2.00 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.

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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around SO Hotel, Penang


  • In Georgetown
  • Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi - 29 min walk
  • Camera Museum - 29 min walk
  • Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram - 31 min walk
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 37 min walk
  • Fort Cornwallis - 41 min walk
  • One East Museum - 5 min walk
  • Sun Yat Sen Museum - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 28 min drive
  • Free self parking
  • Free extended parking
  • Free parking nearby
  • Limited parking
  • 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)

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 41 reviews

SO Hotel, Penang
Very Good8.0
overall are good but limited parking space..
A Traveler, as1 night trip
SO Hotel, Penang
Very Good8.0
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, sg2 night romance trip
SO Hotel, Penang
Very Good8.0
Good Service
The basin is not in the bathroom.
A Traveler, as1 night trip with friends
SO Hotel, Penang
Very Good8.0
Great staff
Well, the price you pay for, can't expect too much. The staff are really friendly and helpful. it makes the stay better.
A Traveler, as1 night family trip
SO Hotel, Penang
Very Good8.0
The staff were friendly and professional and provided useful information to make our stay in Penang more enjoyable. Good budget hotel, that I will certainly stay at again.
Peter, gb1 night romance trip

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SO Hotel, Penang

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