34 Amazing Airbnbs In Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - Updated 2022

airbnb Georgetown Penang, Malaysia
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The capital city of Penang Island, Georgetown is a classic example of the colourful mingling of multiple cultures in Malaysia. Home to a host of original colonial (Chinese style) shophouses, the UNESCO listed World Heritage Site, Georgetown has many beautiful historical buildings, churches, mosques, government offices, and Western-style skyscrapers and shopping complexes shining high above British Raj–era architecture. Georgetown has many tourist attractions, such as the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and the Kuan Yin Teng Temple Penang at the heart of Chinatown. The Gurney Beach Penang and nearby hawker stalls in Gurney Drive (for a taste of Penang food), the cool breeze and beautiful scenery of the Batu Feringghi beach is just mesmerizing. The labyrinth of narrow lanes and chaotic streets, historical shrines decorated with strings of paper lanterns, shops selling Indian spices, modern cafes and fun bars are tourist delights in Georgetown. Planning a trip to Georgetown? Consider staying at one of the best Airbnbs in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.

1. Luxurious duplex apartment with pool (from USD 87)

One of the best apartments for rent in Penang, this luxurious duplex rental with high-ceilings offers a panoramic view of the harbour and Georgetown. There are two rooms in this apartment: the en-suite room upstairs has two queen size beds and the second room downstairs has a queen size bed. This fully air-conditioned Scandinavian style home has two baths. The spacious living room has an elegant sofa, TV, and a six-seater bar table. The living room is surrounded by glass. The kitchen has a fridge, electrical induction cooker and toaster, kettle and water purifier. The accommodation has an elevator, wireless internet, and 24-hour security. It is located at a 5 minutes’ drive from the city centre. Two big food courts are within a 3-minute drive.

#Maritime*2*THE URBAN SEAVIEW LOFT @无敌全海景
Jelutong, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
405 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 6 Beds 9 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great place wifi goes out intermittently but is made up for with the spectacular views in sight
gorgeous view from the apartment
awesome view from the apartment
the apartment was as described and looked pretty as in the photos
the view form the apartment so excellent
Cleanliness:
house is really clean nicely decorated
the rest is clean and well maintained
unit is very clean
spacious place and place was well clean and tidy
*to be considered*- cleanliness can be better
Host:
host is a good man
very responsive to help requested
very pleasant experience friendly host
ben was very kind and helpful when responding to questions
towel was provided which was helpful
Location:
the location was great
amazing location and a beautiful place to stay at
the location surrounded with restaurant and it is walking distance to a huge food court and mcdonald
wow so close to the city center of george town 5 to 10min ride
shops nearby and good location
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2. Penang ocean view resort (from USD 114)

Located close to the Gurney Mall, this neat and clean duplex is quite spacious and offers a specular view of the surroundings. The accommodation has two bedrooms with six super comfortable beds and two baths. The open-air pub on ground floor plays house music and offers a venue to chill in the evening. Other amenities include elevator, kitchen, wireless internet, swimming pool, sky gym, and free parking.

Penang Ocean View Resort (海角六号)
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
248 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 6 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view was stunning and we could watch sunrise in bed
definitely has a good wi-fi connectivity
awesome view room 9-1 great stay
nice and cosy apartment with a fantastic view
jasslyn's place is superb nice view comfy beds and super homely
Cleanliness:
is very clean and tidy
fridge was new and clean with basic cutleries available
place was clean and nice
clean and nice place to stay in
very spacious enough beds for 10 people the house is very clean ample towels and pillows provided
Host:
the host was hospitality and thoughtful
the host was friendly and detailed
spacious and great hospitality by host and her housekeeper
jasslyn is a great host she is quick to respond & is understanding & accommodating
jesslyn is a nice owner thanks for the prompt response
Location:
great location a 5-10 minute walk to gurney plaza
the location is accessible to the main attractions
very convenient location with good eateries around
most importantly the location is very convenient
reasonable price with great location and view
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3. Rope walk guesthouse (from USD 23)

This guesthouse is located in the middle of George Town, within 5-10 minutes walking distance to cafes, food courts, and some of the best night markets in Penang. The rooms are big and clean but the bathroom is shared. Amenities include 24 hours CCTV, free WIFI, and free drinking water in common area.

Double Room (Rope Walk Guesthouse) 2
129 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is available in each room and the signal is strong
our room was a bit dark and dingy but overall we had a fab time
good breakfast in the café in front of the guesthouse
the decor of the room was simple but very nice and the ac worked well too
rope walk is lovely with excellent air conditioning and a clean space
Cleanliness:
very clean toilets and showers were cleaned daily
very basic very clean and very unique
fair price and clean place
room is big and clean
everything was clean even the common bathroom
Host:
the staff was very friendly
staff were friendly and helpful
helpful staff and pamphlet information
the hosts are friendly and welcoming
staff are helpful and gracious
Location:
great location and affordable price
the location is perfect
cute little guesthouse walking distance from the street art
location makes it convenient to walk to many places of interest
rope walks was well located near chinatown and the popular backpacker bars
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4. Luxury suite with sea view (from USD 58)

This high-ceiling sea view apartment has one master bedroom with a king size bed and an attached bathroom. The second bedroom has two single beds and an attached bathroom as well. The sitting hall has two queen size sofa beds that can comfortably sleep four guests. The apartment has a fully equipped kitchen. Other amenities include kitchen, elevator, wireless internet, and free parking facilities. Swimming pool, lobby, gym & sky garden are also accessible to guests. Starbucks, 7eleven, and many restaurants are all just downstairs.

Penang Georgetown Japanese Seaview Luxury Suite
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
241 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 5 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment as described with stunning views
wake up with breathtaking view and stylish apartment
beautiful apartment with great sea view
very comfortable place to stay with a superb view
the room had an amazing seaview from the 22nd floor and the room also included a water filter
Cleanliness:
the place was clean and comfy
the place was very clean
the place is clean & comfort
this house is clean and comfortable stay
the whole place is very clean and comfy
Host:
she is very responsive host
host is also nice
friendly host and great environment
diana is super lovely host
the host is very friendly & quick respond
Location:
nice location very near to town with short distance by car
location is good enough for us
place is ideal for small family
the location is great and convenience travel around
location is superb too free parking is provided if you happen to be driving
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5. Top gold and navy studio right at the city center (from USD 48)

Enjoy the simple elegance of this modern gold and navy studio in Jalan Macalister that sleeps up to four guests. Situated at the city center, you’ll get easy access to Georgetown’s popular tourist spots, street art, street food, and nightlife. Forget the hustle of packing everything since your host will provide towels, toiletries, and other essentials. Dine at nearby restaurants or whip up a quick meal in the unit’s kitchenette, which is complete with cooking and dining amenities, or simply enjoy the city view with a drink from the minibar. Guests enjoy access to the building’s pool and gym.

【TOP FLOOR】Navy Studio •WiFi •Town •FoodHunt
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
204 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
my view from the room so awesome facing swimming pool & can see the sea too
it has very nice views from the room
fair priced apartment with nice amenities like pool and gym
as the apartment is new the amenities were also very new and in a good condition
Cleanliness:
the apartment is clean and tidy
the place was sparkling clean
the room is pretty and was clean when we arrived
it is very new and clean
nice appartment tastefully decorated and clean
Host:
the host is very kind
fast response very kind and friendly host
host is very accommodating and considerate
very comfortable stay with great host that are ever ready to assist
stylish place and very helpful host
Location:
good hawker food stores located within a short walk away
fantastic place and good location
a little far from old town but nice restaurants close by
a really good price for living in such a central area
great and confortable place near the heart of george town with amazing pool
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6. LaMaison #6: studio with sea view (from USD 58)

Take in a spectacular view of the sea every time you look out the window of this studio located in a building on Jalan Macalister. Fitted with a king bed and, upon request, additional mattresses, this air-conditioned studio sleeps up to four persons comfortably. You’ll never get bored with access to their high-speed Wi-Fi and a TV with Netflix and YouTube. Experience Penang more as your building is less than 15 minutes away by car from famous spots like Fort Cornwallis, Pinang Peranakan Mansion, Chulia Street hawker stalls, and more. Guests enjoy full access to the gym, pool, and sky pad, too!

♛HOT♛LaMaison#6★Seaview★Georgetown★FreeParking
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
111 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
accurate photos and fantastic view wifi and netflix works great
great sea views and a comfortable bed
the place was comfortable with a great view of penang
the place is very clean design is neat great view and mattress is comfortable
the highlight was definitely the swimming pool in the 11th floor
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean
nice clean comfortable and well equipped
the house was very clean and has a minimalist modern vibe to it
everything is sparkling clean too
very clean and has a washer
Host:
super quick response and very helpful host
the host also very responsive
kenny is a great host who will make u feel very at home
kenny is a great host and he responded promptly
kenny was an amazing host thanks for having us
Location:
pretty good location with good street food options close by
it’s located close to many good eateries in georgetown
cozy place and very cute home for couples:)
the location is ok and i think the building is fairly new really nice pool with a view
kenny’s place was clean beautiful and located in a strategic location
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7. Unique sea view designer studio (from USD 57)

Match your unique Penang adventures with an equally unique place to stay. This well-lit and air-conditioned unit boasts a view of the sea and is situated in the vibrant center of Georgetown. Enjoy access to the building’s sky lounge, infinity pool, and fitness center. Prepare simple meals in the kitchenette, which comes complete with a microwave, a kettle, and cooking and dining utensils. While here, you can keep your clothes fresh with the unit’s washing machine and dryer. Most importantly, stay close to where the action is as your studio is more or less 15 minutes away from some popular tourist spots like Gurney Drive and Penang Times Square.

Unique Seaview Designer Studio 乔治市海景套房 Georgetown
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
181 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great view from the room
perfect view great hospitality except the internet tv use chinese language
the view from the room is amazing
we swam in the pool enjoyed the view and watched youtubes channel
the view was stunning and the room space is perfect with such a price per night
Cleanliness:
spotlessly clean and well looked after
super clean and modern/new
is a clean and big room for 2 person
ronnie's place is very clean and comforting
the place is clean neat and cozy
Host:
host ronnie very responsive
host was super friendly helpful and quick to respond
Location:
good location for discovering the city
great location with easy access to everything you need
very convenient location close to lots of good food
great place to stay and the popular location is just nearby
fantastic location in the middle of georgetown with 24/ convenience store at the bottom
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8. Sea-view studio apartment in the city centre (from USD 29)

Gaze out at the breathtaking city and enjoy sea views from this studio apartment with lush fittings and sleeps up to three persons. Located on the 30th floor, the studio offers exclusive privacy and plenty of natural light from large bay windows. The cleverly designed unit comes equipped with en-suite bathroom and complete toiletries, mini pantry with fridge, electric kettle and microwave, plus iron and iron board. Further, recreational facilities such as swimming pool, gym, aqua gym, hot tub, children’s playground, and reflexology path ensure a fun time. Not far from the studio are local hawker stalls, restaurants, and souvenir shops to explore the best of Georgetown.

SkyHome [email protected] Studio 30 Seaview 218 Macalister
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
226 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from the room was superb
the view is absolutely fabulous and the same is true for the infinity pool
amazing views and facilities altogether facilitating an amazing experience
although the aircond is not cold enough there is the fan to help cool the room down
the bathroom had hot water on command but the best part of the stay was the amenities
Cleanliness:
very clean place and communication was very quick
place is clean and neat
very comfortable and clean apartment
the place was tidy and clean
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
Host:
host also very helpful
host is friendly and response fast
friendly and helpful host
friendly host with good local guides provided
friendly host who gave many tips
Location:
great location to stay at
close to main attractions many restaurants around
easy to find the location
overall is a good place and location to stay during our penang trip
easy check in excellent location & thoughtful touches
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9. Stylish studio with panoramic views (from USD 22)

Be amazed by the plush surroundings when you book this studio room which comfortably sleeps up to four persons with one queen bed and one sofa bed. The stylish room comes with one bathroom and toiletries, air conditioning, free WiFi, mini fridge bar, kettle, and complimentary coffee plus drinking water. Best of all, guests have access to a wide array of recreational facilities such as infinity swimming pool, aqua gym, hot tub, pool deck, swing garden, landscaped walkways, barbecue deck, and children’s playground. Another plus is the dedicated access to the Sky Pad with a sky terrace, sky garden, and sky lounge for the most amazing views of Georgetown.

Georgetown 218 Macalister★Studio Room#33★
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
82 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing place with excellent view and pool
love the view from the room
love the amenities available especially the swimming pool
it’s a good value just that the air conditioning is frustrating
great apartment with amazing views and location
Cleanliness:
clean and comfy place
clean and minimalist karen place
place is clean and neat
room are very clean and smell great
clean and tiny room for a couple
Host:
karen is a great host highly recommended
karen is very polite nice and hospitable
karen was great and communicative throughout the whole process
karen was an amazing host her place is immaculate and well worth the money
karen is also very responsive and quick to attend to queries raised
Location:
i love the location of karen’s place which is close to everywhere
easy access to central george town
a nice apartment which is quite central to most places of attraction
the pool area is also super nice and the location is good
this appartment is excellent value for money in a great quiet location
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10. Oceanview serviced apartment with elegant fittings (from USD 79)

Wake up to stunning views of the ocean at this plush serviced apartment with wide floor-to-ceiling windows. Be treated to pampering comfort in this modern abode with two bedrooms, five beds, and two baths, sleeping up to twelve guests comfortably. Relax in the well-designed living and dining area that comes with functional kitchen, cable TV, free TV, washer, and laptop-friendly workspace. Further, guests enjoy access to the leisure amenities on the premises such as swimming pool and indoor gym. Within walking distance is Georgetown’s biggest shopping mall and a wide choice of hawker stalls to whet your appetite.

Penang Ocean View Resort (海角七號)
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
260 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 5 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment looks just like photos
definitely has a good wi-fi connectivity
great view lots of room and convenient to a number of the local amenities
awesome view room 9-1 great stay
spectacular view from the living room and master bedroom the place is very well kept and tidy
Cleanliness:
is very clean and tidy
place was clean and nice
clean and nice place to stay in
great communication with host and very clean stay
very spacious enough beds for 10 people the house is very clean ample towels and pillows provided
Host:
spacious and great hospitality by host and her housekeeper
jesslyn is a nice owner thanks for the prompt response
lovely apartment with great view host is very prompt in her responses and friendly too
wonderful host place is as what picture shows
good location and host was very responsive and questions were answered quickly
Location:
great location a 5-10 minute walk to gurney plaza
great stay good location nice enviroment
the location is accessible to the main attractions
very convenient location with good eateries around
all in all good location space and host
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11. Lovely studio suite with balcony that overlooks city (from USD 36)

Explore all of Georgetown’s attractions when you stay at this lovely studio suite located near Gurney Drive waterfront. The well-appointed studio comes with one bed and one bath and can sleep up to four guests. Plus, it’s a great choice for couples, small families, and business-minded guests. Step out to the balcony for a breath of fresh air or relax at the living area decorated with modern furnishings for guests’ comfort. The unit has a kitchenette with amenities, fire safety systems, and built-in cupboards for easy storage. Just a hop away is Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon, popular shopping destinations as well as plenty of eateries that serve diverse cuisine.

Stylish Studio Suite Near Gurney Drive Waterfront
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
224 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic apartment with great amenities very helpful having a washer and dryer in the apartment when travelling
the bed was good the air conditioning was really good and the stay was comfortable
tv has hundred channels not only local but also abroad including free hbo foxmovies etc
Cleanliness:
clean and well kept
clean and comfortable place
it is clean and spacious
the apartment is clean and comfortable
suite was so clean and comfortable
Host:
thoughtful host and quick responses
amazing host and awesome service
the host is very friendly and helpful
great host with local knowledge
great house & kind host
Location:
location is superb in the center of georgetown
location is great within close distance by car to most attractions around georgetown
this place is in a great location very central to everything
great place to stay and is very near to local attractions
will definitely stay at charles's place again when i come to penang next time
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12. Charming city suite that's perfect for couples (from USD 35)

Feel right at home in this charming and cosy couples’ getaway suite located in the heart of Georgetown where popular restaurants, fast food eateries, and convenience stores are close by. The delightful suite sleeps up to four persons with a queen-sized bed in the bedroom and another queen-sized sofa bed in the living room. Further, there’s also a kitchen and dining area for simple meals, a bathroom with toiletries, and washing machine for guest’s laundry needs. For leisure pursuits, guests enjoy access to the infinity swimming pool, fitness centre, children’s playground and garden, reflexology path, plus games room.

★Couples Getaway XVI★ Cozy Suite Sleeps 1~4 | 城市套房
126 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful space and view with complete facilities
swimming pool full kitchen & tv were excellent amenities
check out the tv & watch on youtube channel for great eats by food blogger mark wiens
great apartment for 1 or 2 people pool was really nice with good view
first of all it's a wonderfully modern secure apartment with great amenities
Cleanliness:
clean n cozy room
immaculately clean comfy bed and crisp linens
clean and cozy home
the place is sparkly clean and everything needed is there
place tidy clean and price reasonable
Host:
host is really friendly and helpful
nice host with quick respon very good *5 service
the hosts were so welcoming and the apartment has great facilities
great host please support him
the host is very helpful and very good
Location:
really great location highly recommended
it is also very close to two really nice restaurants and two convenient stores
excellent stay at an excellent location
although its location a bit far from georgetown attractions but is not problem as we are self drive
place is very clean good near with bus stop near komtar near everywhere so you can explore penang with enjoyed
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13. Tiffany's dressy two bedroom

This dazzling 27th level accommodation in George Town, Penang, offers guests views of the city, sea, and mountains. High-class in appearance and highly-rated in comfort, this apartment is sure to make you smile. Be thrilled cooking is prohibited in the house, because you have the perfect excuse to dine at the delicious Japanese and Korean restaurants on level one of the facility! Level 1 also offers a convenience store, a hair salon, and a mini-mart. Top amenities in the apartment include speedy WiFI, a washer, a fridge, a microwave, an iron, and a hairdryer. Level 9 has a divine swimming pool, a gym, and a hot tub. For kids, there’s a fun playroom.

14. Stylish 1-bedroom suite (from USD 35)

Fun and whimsical is what this apartment is all about. With splashes of color and delightful details, this apartment offers a comfy queen-size bed in the bedroom and a cozy queen-size fold-down sofa bed in the living room. You’ll fall in love with the sparkling infinity pool, with nice views of the water and the surrounding area. If you crave some tasty fast food, KFC and Pizza Hut are within 5 minutes walking distance. Just a level below this apartment are eateries that serve great local cuisine, and there’s a handy convenience store as well. Situated in the heart of George Town, this apartment also provides easy access to many wonderful tourist attractions, and for indoor fun, there’s a TV, Wifi, and a PlayStation 3!

★ Couples Getaway II ★ Cozy Suite Sleeps 1~4 |海景套房
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
230 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
strong wifi connection and tv had netflix (wooho)
Cleanliness:
it was very clean
stay here for a night clean and and tidy unit
love the place very clean and organized
the place was clean and had everything we needed
nice place but please take note on the cleanliness
Host:
hosts are really helpful
a nice place to stay and responsive host ( tan li ming)
also very responsive to queries
our stay was amazing he was very responsive
provides very helpful and detail-oriented guides to the accomodation
Location:
great place easy check-in good location
good place to stay and very convenient
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15. Two-bedroom sea view stunner

With a Scandinavian style, this apartment is clean, simple, and functional. This apartment in George Town, Penang, near many great eateries and attractions, showcases textured furnishings and decor that will take your breath away. Offering high-ceilings and huge windows that feature amazing panoramic views of George Town and the harbor, this luxury duplex is spacious and has comfy queen-size beds and a couple of fun bunk beds. In the kitchen, guests will find a refrigerator, a toaster, an electric induction cooker, a kettle, and a water purifier.

16. Two-bedroom 180° panoramic charmer (from USD 90)

The dazzling beauty of an apartment looks like the results of an award-winning interior design competition. From the gleaming chandelier to the placement of the TV to create a faux fireplace, to the eclectic mix of pretty accents, this is any traveler’s dream accommodation. The outstanding high-glass windows in the living room area afford guests a 180° sea view and spectacular sunrise views. The large windows are found throughout the apartment and provide ample natural light, as well as gorgeous views. The kitchen is simple, but functional with a fridge, an electric induction cooker, a toaster, and a kettle. The space is connected to free WiFi, and a lovely indoor pool and gym are found on level 5.

Maritime*7 The Panoramic Seaview Cottage ‖ 日出无敌海景
georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
272 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire loft 4 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good view from the room:)
nice view clean and complete basic facilities
air conditioner water filter all nice to have in the room
Cleanliness:
place was well decorated clean and eve was very responsive
okayish probably needs better cleaning given that they are charging extra for the cleaning and service fee 100++
spacious clean & the actual interior is better than the picture
Location:
view and location were both great
wonderful place to stay and affordable price
such a great place to stay
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17. Cozy & efficient studio with city views

Near the Penang Heritage City, Gurney Plaza, and Paragon Mall, this conveniently-located apartment for rent in Geroge Town, Penang, is the perfect lodging for first-timers to George Town. Located within walking distance of the beach, this newly renovated studio also offers a balcony with nice views of George Town’s exciting surroundings. Although it is a studio, it is still a fairly spacious accommodation, with a queen-size bed in a nice nook of the studio. There’s also a fold-down sofa bed and a cushy single bed. The fully furnished space has a full-service kitchen, speedy WiFi, washer with dryer, and the ground level has a Starbucks and convenient store.

18. Three-bedroom deluxe condo with gorgeous views

Located along Gurney Drive, this new, modern high-rise condo offers wonderful city and sea views of George Town. Luxury is the operative word at this lodging that provides comfort for up to 12 guests. Other top-notch luxuries include beautiful sunrise views, 24-hour security, sparkling pool, gym, free WiFi, an air conditioning in every bedroom, along with big comfy queen-size beds. With the area surrounded by local shopkeepers hawking their wares and a large array of tempting cuisine, this condo’s locale affords guests a genuine Malaysian experience with the comforts of home.

19. Two-bedroom penthouse beauty with great views

This apartment offers easy access to many tourist attractions in the center of George Town. With its locale along the seafront promenade of Karpal Singh Drive, there’s ample opportunity to explore the best the area has to offer. Overlooking the sea and mountains, this modern penthouse offers a variety of restaurants. But if you don’t want to dine out, the long table along one of the magnificent glass walls in the living room provides a romantic dinner setting. Don’t miss the pool view at night, which is dazzling, and there’s also a gym if you want some exercise.

20. One-bedroom suite with a view

With a bedroom offering a comfy queen-size bed and sea and city views, you’ll experience comfort and attractive sights in this cozy room for rent in George Town, Penang. A great value for your money, this high-rise offers unlimited high-speed internet, lovely stylish touches, and a spacious kitchen with microwave, fridge, and tea kettle. The modern bathroom provides shampoo, shower gel, bath towels, and a water heater. There’s also a washer/dryer available, with free detergent. Located at the center of George Town, you’re near many tourist hot spots. For awesome views of the city and its surroundings, head to the Komtar Penang skyscraper.

21. One-bedroom luxury studio with stunning views

With a roomy balcony boasting sea and city views, this clean and tidy apartment is a wonderful stay for a short or long-term visit. The furniture, aside from the queen-size bed is also comfortable. The extra amenities are great and include a Smart TV, WiFi, air conditioner, and a washing machine. The spacious kitchen area provides a refrigerator, a kettle, a microwave, an induction cooker, and other utensils. There’s also a nice size dining table that easily seats 4. It is a 25-30 minute walk to the center of George Town’s downtown area, but if you want some exercise take a cab going to your destination and enjoy a nice cool evening stroll on the way back.

22. Gorgeous apartment with spectacular sea view

Just a three-minute drive from the bustling streets of Georgetown, full of gourmet food, street art & heritage, the residence is also a short walk from ample shopping opportunities such as the Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon, which are among the top shopping malls in Georgetown. Don’t miss a chance to stay overnight in this gorgeous duplex home designed with a stark white interior and furnished with simple choices of furniture that lends a minimalist vibe to this apartment. A combination of twins and doubles are made available on the second story for eight guests. Keep the curtains tied and wake to the sight of unobstructed views of the Penang Strait spread out before you.

Breathtaking Seaview Suites at Gurney Drive
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
90 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 4 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a very nice room and the view is very nice
all items in working condition and great view of the sea in one room
also the room keeper joey was so nice and communicated immediately
the apartment is strategically located with a nice view of the sea
nice place to stay spacious apt easy to access
Cleanliness:
place is clean and tidy
clean quite and accessible
it's a clean modern stylish spacious and cosy apartment
the apartment was clean and basic necessities were all provided
the homestay was clean and comfortable will definitely come back again
Host:
the host is friendly and quick to respond
the host is very responsive to any questions we have and provide clear instructions
thanks for having us and being a great host
everything is good and the host is helpful
alicia is an amazing host who is open to negotiations
Location:
great location if you want to be close to gurney drive
great location walking distance to food centres and shopping malls
the location near gurney drive place is clear & new
location is good and quiet at night
overall is good especially in location wise
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23. Apartment near the Gurney Plaza

Located near the gurney plaza and Adventist hospital, this apartment has two bedrooms with six beds and two baths. The accommodation has a kitchen, elevator, wireless internet, and free parking. The gurney drive eateries are at a walking distance from the accommodation.

Gurney Home 2 mins to Gurney Plaza
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
87 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

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Amenities & Room:
the apartment can comfortably sleep 8 adults with room for more
the apartment is fully furnished with well equipment
overall we had a very comfortable stay and would return
Cleanliness:
the unit is clean and very spacious
clean and very comfortable homestay
very nice and clean place to say
the place was nice and very clean
the unit is clean and new well equipped
Host:
the owner is very friendly too
the host was very friendly and helpful
she was so kind and accommodating
the owner welcome us and introduce us to her place
the host is very friendly and responsive
Location:
great location walking distance to gurney drive eateries
its location is superb for public transportation and very near to the malls
the location of the apartment was amazing it was literally a stones-throw from the major shopping centres
the location is good too
the location is good near to shopping mall and local food stalls
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24. Heritage family suite near Gurney Drive

If you’re looking for heritage vacation rentals in Penang, then book a stay at Lim’s Heritage House. It is at a walking distance from great hawker food, local market, and Gurney Drive. Located in one of the heritage buildings, this suite is a blend of old-fashioned features and modern amenities such as air-conditioning, flat screen TV, mini fridge & Astro and free WIFI. The common area is equipped with a microwave, toaster, and water dispenser. The suite has two beds and one bath.

Heritage Family Suite 2 @ 3pax @ Near Gurney Drive
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
249 reviews
Private room in townhouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
that said i loved the room
the room is as is in photos - neat and very colonial looking
even better than hotel bed) and i love the small touches of providing tea and coffee for guests
but once we shut the door it didn't bother us much as beds were so comfy
beautiful room - its very spacious and spotlessly clean complete with any amenities you might need
Cleanliness:
very spacious and clean as you would expect
room was clean and beautiful
heritage stay clean and comfy stay
the bathroom is very spacious and very clean too
also the housing is very clean and stylish
Host:
kind owner & good management
host was easy to communicate with
the owner was very responsive and helpful
host is really quick to reply thank you for making my trip great
he provided us with useful maps in his home and also was so attentive and responsive
Location:
nice location and easy check in
loved the location on a quieter street near lots of shops and restaurants
very nice place in a very cute house
fantastic stay at a fantastic location
value for money and close to mall and many eateries
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25. Seafront apartment with a cosy ambience

Enjoy the sights, scents, and sounds of Georgetown when you stay at this one-bedroom SOHO apartment that’s ideal for four to seven guests. What’s great is the super spacious bedroom with two queen-sized beds while floor mattresses are provided upon request for extra guests. Making simple meals is easy with a functional kitchenette equipped with fridge, microwave, kettle, basic cutlery, and crockery. When security is a priority, guests enjoy free parking at the car park with dedicated access card. Work out at the fitness centre or head out to explore the food paradise in the city.

MEREDITH | Cosy Seaview 1BR Apartment | Georgetown
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
281 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 7 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 7

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Amenities & Room:
simple apartment with a nice view
it's so nice and comfortable that you may not want to step outside anymore
great location great for one night stay however need some improvement on the mattresses & bathroom
Cleanliness:
cleanliness can be better
clean large well kept unit
the apartment is nice clean and accessible
the place was clean n well maintained
house is neat clean n cozy
Host:
host is efficient and effective
host was very responsive and courteous
the host is very helpful and always prompt in response
amazing place with great hosts
the hosts are very friendly and helpful
Location:
definitely a strategic location
located in strategic place very near to attractions and famous restaurants
location is quite okay just a few mins drive to nearby popular gurney malls n hawker centers
place was super convenient to get around as right in the middle of everything
good unit good location
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26. Spacious studio apartment close to city amenities

Discover a perfect city hideaway with this modern studio apartment located in the heart of Georgetown. Spacious, comfortable, and boasting awesome city views from its large window facade, the studio sleeps up to five guests with bedding, sofa bed, and floor mattress upon request. Better yet, the lovely unit is air-conditioned, has free WiFi, LCD TV, a bathroom with toiletries, and a well-equipped kitchen with fridge, microwave, kettle, cutlery, and simple crockery. Best of all, guests enjoy access to the large swimming pool and indoor gym on Level 11 and a rooftop lounge, as well as free parking.

CELINE | Lovely Happy City Studio Home | 槟城快乐公寓套房
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
97 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
oh ya free wifi and astro as well
the city view from the room is amazing with the full windows
facilities is a charm as well with a lovely sea view by the pool
the city view from the room at night is superb with the large windows and high floor
i loved my view at night and pool
Cleanliness:
comfortable clean and quiet apartment
branson & friends’s place is very clean and as advertised
clean and strategic place for stay
the place was very clean we had a fantastic stay
besides it was really clean
Host:
good host with quick response
i thank the host for the hospitality and prompt response
hosts are very help and responsive
quick response from the host and clear instructions for self check in
the host is very professional accomodating and responsive
Location:
great location to stay
great location and well maintained
location is good and few minutes drive to old town
good location and nice swimming pool
location was perfect and easily accessible
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27. Chic urban studio with modern furnishing

Come home to comfortable Airbnb stays at this compact yet chic urban studio in Georgetown that offers scenic sunset and city views from large facade windows. The elegantly designed vacation apartment sleeps up to five persons and has an en suite bathroom with ready towels and toiletries, kitchenette with fridge and microwave, satellite TV, and 24-hour secure parking with private entry. In addition, guests enjoy a world of amenities such as large swimming pool, indoor gym, and free WiFi on the premises. Within walking distance are restaurants, cafes, and food courts for guests’ convenience.

GRACE | Amazing City Studio Suite | 娇小玲珑又潮的市区套房
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
119 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

28. Classy condo on high floor with chic interiors

Step into the sophisticated elegance of a classy condominium located at a prime location in Georgetown. What guests like most about the newly renovated one-bedroom condo is its high floor and scenic sea views. The luxury unit sleeps up to five guests and has a bedroom with a king-sized bed and bathroom, well-appointed living area with queen-sized sofa bed, private bathroom with toiletries, and quality appliances such as kettle, fridge, dining ware and cutlery. In addition, guests enjoy easy access to restaurants, cafes, and mini marts located close by.

Friday Planet Tropicana 218 @Macalister,Georgetown
86 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 2 Beds 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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Amenities & Room:
has a great sea view and rooftop pool
the room has a great view
the building has an awesome view with a great infinity pool
he allowed us to check in early and offered to clean the room during our stay
Cleanliness:
friday's place is clean new and stylish
unit was nice and clean not much to talk about
this is neat and clean
clean place modern design easy check in and check out
it's a very nice spacious and modern condo
Host:
friendly host attended to all inquiries
the host was quick to respond and very helpful
the host was very fast to respond and thoughtful
host is nice and responsible for our needs
not to mention friday is a great host fast reply whenever asked
Location:
the location is ideal and easily accessible
good location and close to many restaurants
new building in a good location near to good food
close to some fantastic authentic eateries and within walking distance from the street art and heart of georgetown
great location with easy access to most sites in georgetown
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29. Romantic escape with awesome sea views

Eclectic describes this romantic escape located at the heart of Georgetown where delightful attractions are just a stone’s throw away. Sited sky-high at Level 31 of Tropicana 218 Macalister at Jalan Macalister, guests enjoy panoramic views of the city, the scintillating sea, and the horizon beyond. The newly renovated premises are cleverly designed and feature twin beds, one bathroom with linens and toiletries, full air conditioning, and functional kitchen. Moreover, guests enjoy free parking with 24-hour security, free high-speed WiFi, and easy access to street food, gourmet restaurants, bustling nightlife, and fantastic shopping.

【LONG-STAY OFFER】SeaView Studio •Town •WiFi •Food
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
181 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

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Amenities & Room:
2 beds with awesome view land sea and sky
beautiful room with an outstanding view at a spectacular price
we loved the view that was accompanied by the apartment
the pool is very nice with another lovely view
the apartment is big and nice with a nice view
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean space are remarkable
very clean hot shower and comfy bed
above expectations clean and comfy place
the apartment was very clean and comportable also beatifully decorated
the place is sparkling clean too
Host:
bryant is an amazing host
the host is friendly and fast respond to any request
host bryant is very responsive
bryant was also very helpful and quick response which very important
bryant is quick to respond to all my questions and very helpful
Location:
plus the location is perfect too
location is good near to the tourist spot
great location 5 mins away from george town with loads of restaurants and food stores around
perfect location very convenient to go anywhere
the location is great just on the edge of many of the attractions of george town
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30. Comfy studio with city views

Wake up to a beautiful view of the city in this comfortable studio right at the heart of Georgetown, Penang. If you are traveling alone or with a partner and you want the authentic Georgetown experience, this is the perfect place for you. The 400-sqft (37.16-sqm) studio is fully air-conditioned and equipped with a high-speed internet connection. With a queen bed and two additional mattresses, this unit can sleep two to four persons. Travel light since the host provides dining utensils, towels, and toiletries for your convenience. You can also enjoy access to amenities like the pool, gymnasium, playground, and residents’ sky pad. Several authentic Malaysian restaurants and street food stalls are located nearby for the guests to enjoy.

Penang Macalister Georgetown 1BR 2-4pax
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
188 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
air con and ceiling fan are great
nice view from the apartment
superb view and infinity pool
comfortable stay with nice view
nice single room appartment with an amazing view over georgetown
Cleanliness:
very clean and tidy room
the place is clean and cozy
however cleanliness could be better
room is clean and neat
the studio is clean and comfy in a modern building
Host:
the host is responsive and negotiable
the owner is very responsive as well
a really nice place with a nice host
very nice host and beautiful house to stay with your love ones
vincent was great host we couldn't thank him more for taking good care of us during our stay
Location:
good location as well
location is strategic easy access to many places
great place and great location overall
nice room with perfect location
the location is great and very convenient
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31. Spacious suite with sea view

Located near the Penang Gurney Drive Hawker Center, this suite has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master room consists of one king bed, one Queen bed, and a 4-floor mattress. The other room has one queen bed and a mattress. The common area has one sofa bed and 2-floor mattresses. The apartment has a pool on the 5th floor and gym on the 11th floor. Make sure to bring your own towels if you have more than four people. The accommodation has a kitchen, air-conditioning, TV, wireless internet, and free parking facilities.

全海景套房 Panoramic Sea View @ Gurney, Georgetown
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
92 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
amazing room sea view nice swimming pool to
the view from the living room and main room was beautiful
stylish design big room nice view and great location
not bad for the room
good location everything is ready in the homestay wifi also very fast
Cleanliness:
super clean love to stay
house is super clean and spacious
clean and comfortable home stay
the place was very clean and comfy
the apartment is spacious clean and cozy
Host:
very nice host and rapid reply
outstanding response from the host
host grace is attentive to the instructions and she response quickly to your queries
easy to communicate with owner quick to response
grace is a great host very responsive
Location:
great location for family vacation
nice location and room design
good location as well
the house is good the location is great
the apartment is centrally near by the restaurant very easy to get food everything is near by the corner
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32. Luxury room close to Gurney Drive

This cozy and charming private room is located in a bungalow close to the Gurney Drive. There are a total of six rooms with private bathrooms and two common baths in the house. The living room and the kitchen is on the ground floor. For easy and convenient access, there is a home lift. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd floors have common areas. A lot of reading materials is available to have a good read with relaxing music. The living room, lounge area, kitchen, wireless internet and all the common area are accessible to the guest.

Penang Luxury Room Close Walk to Gurney Drive
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
127 reviews
Private room in bungalow 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
the internet was fast and reliable the shower great
wonderful room with private bathroom and balcony in a brilliant location
the room is everything we had expected and the bedsheets were comfortable and clean
the rooms are very spacious with good communal areas outside the room/ on the floor and downstairs
exceeds expectations smart tv in lounge not cable
Cleanliness:
clean and quiet residential
clean environment clean room clean toilet
really clean nice and secure
very clean and comfortable stay
beautifully decorated and impeccably clean house
Host:
the host is very friendly
great place and hospitality from the host
jeff is kind and good host
also the host is very friendly
nice and kind host helps me a lot
Location:
nice location very near to the town
excellent location for exploring penang
location wise is just about a 10 minute walk to gurney plaza so very near shopping and restaurants
great location to go to downtown george town
amazing price with perfect location and house
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33. Gurney drive condominium

Located at Gurney Drive the condominium has a spacious living room, three comfortable bedrooms and three baths. It has a well-equipped kitchen, laundry room, elevator, wireless internet, and free parking. The pool and garden are quite beautiful. This Penang Airbnb with a swimming pool is within walking distance to restaurants, cafe and banks along with Gurney and Evergreen Laurel Hotel and Gleneagles Hospital.

GURNEY DRIVE CONDOMINIUM
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
37 reviews
Entire condominium 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
it had great wifi
the view from the living room and the master bedroom were beautiful seaview
it would have been even better if there were wi-fi facilities and better tv reception
thanks cherie for the stay at your straits quay apartments
the apartment is very spacious - perfect for larger groups/families
Cleanliness:
the flat was clean with bottled water and towels provided which was great
the apartment was clean and was more spacious than expected
cherie's unit is exceptionally spacious and very clean
the apartment is roomy and clean
the place was clean and the pictures shared are accurate
Host:
the host was very welcoming and accommodating
host ensured everything went ok and wanted to make sure we had a good stay
when we needed umbrellas our host stopped by to hand us a couple
mr chao is an excellent co-host very helpful and attentive to our requests
he was really helpful and friendly
Location:
great location good value for money
location is perfect a great place to stay when considering a family trip to penang
central location :) nearby all the popular eating spots
location wise it was only about a 10-15 minute drive to georgetown and the malls nearby
great location well maintained home great for family vacations
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34. Cozy suite room with beautiful sea view

This private room in a condominium is located in the lovely area of Gurney Drive. The neat and clean room offers a beautiful view of hills, sea, and the city from the window. The accommodation has a private bath, indoor fireplace, kitchen, elevator, and wireless internet. Shopping mall, nightlife, street food, and seaside is close to the accommodation. With 24-hour security, the place provides a sweet homestay.

The Cozy Suite Room with Ultimate Seaview
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
107 reviews
Private room in condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the suite room have wonderful sea view and night view
nice view from the room
the view from the room is fantastic
the view and environment was very nice from the room and the balcony
view from room is fantastic
Cleanliness:
room and bathroom is clean
clean and we felt like home
the room is nice and clean
loved the thoughtful touches like clean towels coffee & tea packets clean boiled water etc
the room is comfortable enough bathroom was clean
Host:
service is great host is a friendly person
the hosts are nice and helpful
and the host is so considerate
they were very helpful and wonderful
cozy environment excellent service the host & family are friendly
Location:
nice place in a central location
great location for shopping & sampling local foods
it was a great location close to everything
great location and easy access to penang local food
the location was great as it was convenient to get to many places around the georgetown area
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Georgetown: A classic example of multiple cultures

The UNESCO listed World Heritage Site, Georgetown, is a mesmerizing beauty and pride of Malaysia.The cultural diversity and attractions galore make it a much sought-after destination for domestic and international tourists. It is fascinating and a must visit place in the Malaysian itinerary. And during your trip, choose to stay at these 11 best Airbnbs in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.

Frequently asked questions about the best Airbnbs in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

1. Which are the best Airbnbs with a pool in Georgetown?

Many Airbnbs in Georgetown have a pool. For the best options, choose from the following Airbnbs: i) Penang ocean view resort ii) Gurney drive condominium iii) luxury suite with a sea view iv) panoramic sea view suite.

2. Which Airbnb in Georgetown is good for families?

Not many Airbnbs in Georgetown are good for families. If you are traveling with children to Georgetown, then the best family-friendly vacation home for you would be this heritage family suite near Gurney Drive.

3. Which are the best romantic Airbnbs in Georgetown?

Several romantic Airbnbs are located in Georgetown. For the best options, we recommend a stay at these Airbnbs: i) luxurious duplex apartment ii) luxury room close to Gurney Drive iii) gorgeous apartment offering spectacular sea views.

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