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  • Penang is a Malaysian state, which is located in the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. Penang is basically known for its rich heritage, vibrant culture, hills, beaches and delicious food, which include fried flat noodles with prawns, mouth-watering sour and spicy fish soup served with noodles and mint leaves. Resorts in Penang are best of its amenities, typically including entertainment and recreational activities which one can afford to its best of its ability.

    It is a perfect blend of modern and authentic Malaysian architecture. The 'Chi-spa serves with its Chinese and Malay treatments relaxes us from our hustle-bustle day to day routine life. The rainy old trees serve with its best feast which reminds us of the beauty of nature.

    If addicted to rove around the tourist spots nearby Penang then this is the perfect resort for you. It also provides us with the lip smacking Malay cuisine, to the mesmerizing cocktails in Javana lounge.

    Here are some of the best Resorts in Penang:

  • 01Shangri - La's Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa

    Shangri - La Rasa Sayang Resort is a perfect blend of the modern and authentic Malaysian architecture. While visiting the resort, you can behold the surroundings equipped with unique Minangkabau architecture, which is home to the diverse artefacts from Malaysian culture. The vintage and elegant foliage of the century-old rain trees serves the perfect feasts for your eyes and is the greatest gift to the resort from nature.


    Highlights: The resort is located beneath the verdurous canopy in a secluded paradise. The resort is the home to some award-winning sea-side restaurant serving the authentic Malaysian cuisine and the western delicacies. It’s Chi-The Spa, is a perfect fit to pamper your body and soul, serving Chinese and Malay treatments and have some relaxing time far from the hustle and bustle of city life. The resort has more than 150 rooms, opening to the sea or pool side giving, keeping you very close to nature.

     Location: The resort is located on the Batu Feringgi Beach in Penang

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 490 MYR. 

  • 02Parkroyal Penang Resort

    Parkroyal Penang resort is one of the most luxurious hotels in the Penang bay, offering many options to its guests. The resort is located in the vicinity of various major tourist spots in the city, which include The Owl Museum, Penang National Park and Penang Butterfly Farm.


    Highlights: Parkroyal Penang Resort has more than 300 rooms, providing the breathtaking sea views to all of its guests. If you are in search of some lip-smacking Malay cuisine, you can satisfy your taste buds in anyone of the umpteen world-class restaurants of the resort. From trying the continental food at Tiffins, Western and Asian buffets at Tamarind to mesmerizing cocktails in the Javana Lounge, the resort has everything, which anyone would ever dream of.

    Location: The resort is located in the rich greenery  of Batu Ferringhi Beach on the north coast of Penang Island, which is just 31 KM from the Penang airport and 18 KM from George town.

    Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 400 MYR.

  • 03Lone Pine Hotel

    Lone Pine resort in Batu Ferringhi is one of the most luxury boutique hotels in all of the Penang area. The resort is located just along the Penang’s coastline, making it easy for its guest to take a leisurely walk on the beach. Resort’s architecture is a mix and match of modernized and colonial spirit and highlights the idyllic charm of the same, allowing it to get listed in one of the Penang’s legendary hotels.

    Highlights: The resort is equipped with 90 luxurious guest rooms, opening to the sea terraces or private courtyards and making it the most intimate resort in the Penang area. Lone Pine has three world-class restaurants, namely Bungalow, Matsu and Batubar, serving a wide variety of cuisines, from authentic Malay to the continental delicacies.

    Location: The resort is located in the Batu Ferringhi area in Penang, just in the vicinity of major shopping malls, restaurants and night market.

    Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 500 MYR.

  • 04Hard Rock Hotel Penang

    On the beaches of Batu Ferringhi, the trendy Hard Rock Hotel Penang breaks the mold of conventional beach resorts and brings the implications to a whole new level. The iconic Hard Rock logo which is created with chandelier-like lighting's hover over the entrance of the rocky lobby, accompanied by metal music. For the diehard music fans, this is a must check in stay.


    Highlights:  The resort showcases more than 500 pieces of unparalleled rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia collection adorning the walls of the Hard Rock Hotel and Hard Rock Cafe Penang. Guests can also relax at Rock Spa or exercise at Body Rock Gym. The hotel also provides a children's and teen’s club, as well as a business center.

     Location: The Hard Rock Hotel and Resort in Penang is situated towards the end of Batu Ferringhi where the old Casuarina Beach Hotel once stood.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 363 MYR.



  • 05The Eastern & Oriental Hotel

    The Eastern & Oriental Hotel in Penang Island is the only hotel in the heart of the George Town UNESCO World Heritage Site that possesses top tier sea frontage. With over 125 years of history, the hotel has capered as a host to some of the world's most renowned artists, writers and heads of state. Today, the luxurious all-suite hotel stands as the grand dame of heritage hotels, its distinctively classic elegance and top notch services enhanced with time. Most of the suites look out onto the decorative garden and swimming pool with views across the stunning Andaman Sea.


    Highlights: The 16-storey building boasts 122 sea facing suites, complemented by new restaurants, meeting rooms, pool and niche retail outlets.

     Location: Situated in George Town, the E&O Hotel stands at the intersection of Farquhar Street and Penang Road.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 663 MYR.

  • 06G Hotel Gurney

    Penang is known as the while away destination for travellers on a budget and the place lives up to its reputation by offering affordable food, tourist attractions and accommodation. However, there are places to stay in Penang, which promise a more exquisite experience. One such venue is G Hotel, located along Gurney Drive, which boasts one of the few five-star accommodation options on Penang Island.


    Highlights: Featuring beautiful views of the coast, the rooms at G Hotel are decorated in soothing neutral colors. The International buffet and local favorites are served all day at G Café, while cocktails can be enjoyed at G Hotel’s 3 bars. Other dining options include Chili’s Restaurant and Miraku Japanese Restaurant.

     Location: The hotel is located in the entertainment district of Penang, within a 15-minute walk of Gurney Plaza and Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 540 MYR.

  • 07Evergreen Laurel Hotel

    Evergreen Laurel Hotel in Penang, is a 5-star hotel offering excellent accommodations and miles of oceanfront views of Georgetown City with picturesque landscapes along Gurney Drive. It’s convenient location, severed with stunning sea front walkways, make it easy to accesses the city's historic monuments, night clubs and local shopping locations. The hotel’s guestrooms are gracefully furnished to suit the exclusive standards of most guests, especially business travellers.


     Highlights: The hotel’s spacious facade is suitable for gala banquets, formal presentations and cocktail parties.

     Location: Situated along Penang’s famous Gurney Drive, it is just 4 kms from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 300 MYR.


  • 08Hotel Penaga

    Hotel Penaga is a true boutique hotel. This hotel takes up most of a city block spanning three sections to make up for a family-friendly mini homes, apartment-sized suites, and spacious rooms. The architecture and the interiors are designed with a mix of original art, vintage-themed furnishings, and some soothing touches such as cow-hide rugs and mid-century furniture provides an ideal destination for tourists.


    Highlights: All 45 rooms boast deep soaking tubs along with a full-service spa. This hotel has a restaurant and an outdoor pool. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, massage/treatment rooms, and a business centre.

     Location: Located in Georgetown, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Chew Thean Yeang and Camera Museum. Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi and Clan Jetty are also within 2 kms.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 280 MYR.


  • 09Seven Terraces Hotel

    The Seven Terraces Hotel Penang is an exclusive luxury boutique accommodation featuring seven Anglo Chinese terraces along with Stewart Lane. The 19th Century terrace houses has been flawlessly restored to 18 luxury suites, decorated with exquisite antique furniture and artworks. The property is ideally located down a peaceful lane, just behind the Chinese Goddess of Mercy Temple and has easy access to all the major sights and restaurants in the city.


    Highlights: The 18 two-storey suites including three large multi room apartments have been decorated with a mix of original antiques, reproductions and contemporary pieces, and surround a beautiful central courtyard.

     Location: Located in Georgetown, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Kuan Yin Teng and Camera Museum.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 800 MYR.

  • 1023 Lovelane Penang Hotel

    This tasteful 200-year-old mansion is an oasis in the heart of bustling George Town. Not only has the architecture been perfectly preserved, but the owner has furnished the property with a mix of baffling modern artworks and antique furnitures. Rooms are bright and airy, several looking out to the lush green tropical garden. Although slightly expensive, but this property is worth every penny for a romantic stay.


     Highlights: This hotel features a restaurant, a bar and café lounge.

     Location: Located in Georgetown, this historic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Camera Museum, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, and Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi. Fort Cornwallis and Clan Jetty are also within 15 minutes.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 380 MYR.

  • 11Fig Tree Hill Resort

    Just thirty minutes away from the island’s bustling town, Fig Tree is located deep in the Sungai Ara jungle. Surrounded by lush green valleys and sky-scraping trees, the resort is perfect refuge and a holiday from the chaos. Choose from the resort's four exclusive villas with elegant interiors. These wooden villas come complete with a living room, dining space and a private space for a view of their scenic surroundings. When the sun is up, bask by the pool or go for a short cycling trip around the resort.


     Highlights: Take advantage of recreation opportunities including an outdoor pool and a fitness centre. Additional features include concierge services and tour/ticket assistance.

     Location: Located in Bayan Lepas, this villa is within 5 kms of Penang International Sports Arena and Snake Temple.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 780 MYR.

  • 12Copthorne Orchid Hotel Penang

    If secluded beachfront and lush tropical trees are the views you want from your hotel room, Copthorne Orchid Hotel in Penang could be a great choice. Located in the vicinity of some of the major tourist spots, like Gurney Drive, Batu Ferringhi, etc., the resort is a perfect destination to spend some relaxing time away from the hustle and bustle of city.

    Highlights: The resort has a tranquil settings to provide the world-class luxury to all its guests. With wide variety of rooms available to choose from, the resort also encompasses many 24-hour restaurants, serving authentic Malay cuisine and international favorites. Apart from this, the guests also have the option to revitalize themselves in the spas and jacuzzis.

    Location: The resort is located at Jalan Tanjung Bungah in Malaysia.

    Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 176 MYR.

  • 13Four Points by Sheraton Penang

    On the tranquil stretch of white sandy beach overlooking the Straits of Malacca, Four Points by Sheraton is reviving the Tanjung Bungah coastline with conducive hotel getaway. Guests can expect the Sheraton hospitality within their 220 modern rooms fitted with comfortable bed, and exclusive amenities. Similarly with other international Four Points, the Penang property boasts one of the best brew pub serving hand crafted beers from around the globe. The hotel oversees the beach but still conveniently located on the main road connecting directly to George Town.


     Highlights: Enjoy the local and international cuisines at the all-day dining restaurant and 1132 square feet of total function space across four venues that boasts state-of-the-art audio-visual technology.

     Location: The Four Points by Sheraton Penang is perfectly located in Tanjung Bungah, between Batu Feringgi and Georgetown and just a 25-minute drive from the bridge that links the island to the  mainland.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 330 MYR.

  • 14Flamingo Hotel by the Beach

    Unlike the belief that some things are better with age, this spot has fared better with its new crown of life under the Flamingo hotel chin. The rooms are kitted with modern day accents, cozy all-white linen will have you asleep in no time, and their beach-facing deck chairs beg you for a rest. You’ll have the option of street food close by, and it’s the romantic sunset view by the pool blows your mind.


     Highlights: Spend the day relaxing on the beach or pampering yourself at Flamingo by the Beach Penang's full-service spa.

     Location: Situated on the beach of Tanjung Bungah and is within 1 mi from the Floating Mosque of Tanjung Bungah and PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 410 MYR.

  • 15Hotel Sentral Seaview, Penang

    The hotel's brilliant location allows guest a view of Tanjung Tokong beach, a treat for beach bums and guests with preference to panoramic scenic views. Experience hospitality beyond your imagination with a perfect combination of tranquility by the sea and modernity of the metropolis. The interiors of the hotel consist of wooden floors and standard amenities from broadband facilities to satellite television.


     Highlights: This 126-room hotel has conveniences like a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and best in class services.

     Location: Located in Tanjung Bungah within a mile from Straits Quay Mall and within 2 miles from Ibox Museum of Glass.

     Price: The approximate cost for a room starts from 310 MYR.