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Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - Updated 2020

Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia - Updated 2020
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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 these great vacation rentals below!

1. Luxurious duplex apartment (from USD 91)

This high-ceiling luxurious duplex apartment offers a panorama 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*THE PANORAMA | 日出无敌全海景 @ GEORGETOWN
Jelutong, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
312 reviews
Entire loft 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Gorgeous view from the apartment Price is reasonable & plenty of amenities downstairs
spacious and comfortable It has two bedrooms the large one on the upper floor and a smaller one on the lower floor
The view form the apartment so excellent
The apartment is great and it looks exactly like the photos
you have to close all the curtains in the day and on the aircon to the max to cool it down a little
Cleanliness:
Spacious place and place was well clean and tidy
The rest is clean and well maintained
View was great and apartment is clean
The flat was clean and spacious and we enjoyed our stay Shops nearby and
Overall it's clean and nice to stay
Host:
but he was friendly and very responsive via messaging
amenities Easy with grab Host very responsive
They are friendly and nice and very welcoming
Texted him for some minor issue
Short drive to most attractions
Location:
The location is near to city centre 5 to 10 mins drive
There is also a massage place right across which is quite good value
Located is good too with lots of eateries and chill out pubs just below the apartment
Good location with lots of food places around
there are several eateries just below the apartment
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2. Gorgeous apartment offering spectacular sea views

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. 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.

Gorgeous Seaview duplex along Gurney Drive
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
85 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
One of the room is without window
For the price it was good
an assistant came down to hand over keys to condo and car park Very efficient
A very nice room and the view is very nice
The view is nice and so are the amenities
Cleanliness:
The place is clean but not very nicely decorated
Place is clean and tidy
Nice place clean and worth of penny
very clean and convenient place to stay in
The unit is very clean and looks actually as the photos shown
Host:
he helped us when the kettle is broken
he bought us a new one
Very nice hostess as well
The host is very responsive to any questions we have and provide clear instructions Highly recommended
The host is very responsive and gives clear instruction
Location:
The location near gurney drive
10 to 15mins walk to Gurney Paragon/Plaza
Great location if you want to be close to Gurney Drive
Within walking distance to malls like Gurney Plaza Gurney Paragon and very worth
There are also Cafe just nearby the house Alicia's helper
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3. Penang ocean view resort (from USD 81)

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
376 reviews
Entire apartment 6 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Nice view comfy beds and super
Only thing is that there are limited channels available on the TV
The apartment advertised as per the pictures is not what you receive once you enter the apartment
Everything is as per described and shown in photos
Mould was growing on the roof of the bathroom and paint falling off walls and ceiling is everywhere
Cleanliness:
Everything is clean and well stocked
Is very clean and tidy
The apartment was spacious and clean
Good place to stay Very clean and
Clean and beautiful place Centrally located
Host:
She is quick to respond & is understanding & accommodating
Nice sea view nice host and nice house
Love her beautiful home highly recommended
great view of the sea good location and host was very responsive and questions were answered quickly Thanks
The host was hospitality and thoughtful
Location:
Walking distance to Gurney Paragon n Plaza
Near to gurney plaza and gurney paragon mall within walking distance
About 10mins drive to Chinatown
The location is accessible to the main attractions
Location : Walking distance (10mins) to Gurney Paragon and Gurney Plaza Unit
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4. Apartment near the Gurney Plaza (from USD 66)

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
85 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Air cons in all rooms and living room
There is TV with satellite channels
The apartment is fully furnished with well equipment
Everything is excactly like the picture here in airbnb
We feel that the house is very comfortable and relaxing Would like to stay here again
Cleanliness:
The house was very clean and spacious
The unit is clean and very spacious
The place is very clean
The place was nice and very clean
Clean and very comfortable homestay
Host:
good in communication with the owner
We liaise with Lilian and she provided us lot of useful information
Very close to major shopping hub Host was very responsive to our needs
The owner was very friendly and warm all the time
The owner Lilian are very helpful
Location:
the bus stop is within 2 minutes walk
but if you're not planning to walk around
another big plus because it is walking distance to Gourney plaza Gourney Paragon
This location near Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon but to far to going street art in george town
There are malls nearby within walking distance
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5. Gurney drive condominium (from USD 86)

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. The house is within walking distance to restaurants, cafe and banks, and Gurney and Evergreen Laurel Hotel and hospital (Gleneagles Hospital).

GURNEY DRIVE CONDOMINIUM
George Town, Penang, Malaysia
37 reviews
Entire condominium 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The view from the living room and the master bedroom were beautiful
The apartment is roomy and clean Very well equipped kitchen and laundry room
The flat is really nice
As we rent a car to drive around when in Penang we also feel easy to park our car in the condo area
Large comfy and good for a group of 6-8 people and families
Cleanliness:
Nice and spacious and quiet stay place
The flat was clean with bottled water and towels provided which was great
very clean and spacious car park available very suitable for big family
Best in Location Cherie's unit is exceptionally spacious and very clean
the apartment was very central
Host:
our host stopped by to hand us a couple
The host was very welcoming and accommodating
The host was also willing to bring us around if we wanted them to Also
He was really helpful and friendly
Great location Well maintained home great for family vacations
Location:
The location is perfect if you want to go fast to Georgetown center
The condominium is very well located providing easy excess to eateries and the city centre
Uber was a breeze to use to get around the island and everything was just a 5-10mins drive away
Cherie's place is one of the best in Penang
The place is great for families
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6. Rope walk guesthouse (from USD 22)

This guesthouse is located in the middle of George Town within 5-10 minutes walking distance to cafes, food courts, and night markets. 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
George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
125 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The photos did not show the real space of the room
The bed was so comfortable
The bathroom was shared with the other guests
Do note that the walls are thin
very old Hair-dryer only provided from 10am-10pm
Cleanliness:
towels bedsheets) was very clean
Very clean toilets and showers were cleaned daily
The place was very clean and the staff was very kind and helpful
Great location clean and value for money
Very clean room and toiletts
Host:
great communication and great welcoming guest
nice welcome after long travel
Nice location and friendly host
and they made quite a din running about
The doors require oiling as they creaked very loudly On the third night there was a family with kids who checked-in
Location:
the location is very convenient
Sound proofing between floors is bad
Location makes it convenient to walk to many places of interest
Cute little guesthouse walking distance from the street art
There are also many brochures about Penang available
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7. Heritage family suite near Gurney Drive (from USD 22)

Lim’s Heritage House 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
172 reviews
Private room in townhouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
I like old/heritage buildings
much depends on the fan instead
The amenities - air conditioning ceiling fan TV (with astro )
That is nothing Lim can do about that
The room is as is in photos - neat and very colonial looking
Cleanliness:
The bathroom is very spacious and very clean too
good location and very clean and cute place
The sleeping area was clean and comfortable as well
The entire place is very clean and like the vintage design very much
A great base for exploring Georgetown and the rest of Penang
Host:
The owner was very responsive and helpful
Lim is a very helpful and responsive host
Lim have quick responsive and very helpful all the time
Host is very friendly and kind
He provided us with useful maps in his home and also was so attentive and responsive
Location:
gourney plaza by walking distance
but there are two malls located within walking distance and multiple restaurants and local food places
The nicest street in whole Penang close to the buses
Location is good if you are interested into Gurney area/
A great location near lots of delicious street and interesting temples
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8. Luxury suite with sea view (from USD 54)

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
156 reviews
Entire condominium 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Thanks for the great arrangement and comfortable room
In addition you can access hot/cold water with ease
Diana's place looks exactly like the photos provided Nice view and great amenities
The unit is actually the same as shown in the photo in her listing
Her place is cosy and the WiFi is fast
Cleanliness:
The place is very clean
Diana's place is clean and tidy
The place is clean & comfort
This house is clean and comfortable stay
the suite was clean and very comfortable had a great time
Host:
Warm welcome and good guidelines good and helpful owner and good place
The host is very friendly and helpful
The host is very friendly & quick respond
Diana is very responsive and responsible host
Diana is a great host very quick to respond and ready to help when needed
Location:
The view of this apartement is best Quite far to downtown
The location is great and convenience travel around
A lot of foods and convenience stores within a walking distance
food n shops are super convenient
The location is very strategic with peaceful environment
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9. Panoramic sea view suite (from USD 51)

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
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
But the bed is not comfortable
The view from the living room and main room was beautiful
Had enough beds and pillows to sleep all 7 of us
The master room is big and full sea view window
Only one toilet with shower facility Bring Your Own towels
Cleanliness:
the house is clean and nice
House is super clean and spacious
The place was very clean and comfy
It's great location with everything walkable and the unit itself is clean
no doubt Everything is neat and clean Good location as well
Host:
Great stay And good and clear communication with the host
Grace is a great host very responsive
Quick response great hospitality
Stylish design big room
Overall its a good experience
Location:
great location which is near the shopping centre and gurney hawker centre
The location is central near to the gurney drive
Pricilia place is awesome and great strategic location in Penang
The apartment is centrally near by the restaurant very easy to get food everything is near by the corner
A lot food nearby Also very close to gurney paragon (about 500 meter)
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10. Luxury room close to Gurney Drive (from USD 24)

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
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The internet was fast and reliable the shower great
Very modern and better than the pictures
modern and with all the basic amenities
The kitchen area was well-kept
It has a big kitchen that equipped with a lot of facilities
Cleanliness:
Beautifully decorated and impeccably clean house
The facilities were brand new and very stylish and clean
Room was very clean and quiet
The apartment was safe clean and very comfortable
Nice and quiet apartment and spotlessly clean
Host:
he was really quick to respond any of our inquiries and helped us out with a last minute extension Nikki
and she is very nice and helpful
and he was being very helpful
and he did well without any charges
all very new Communication with Jeff was also very good even though i never met him
Location:
wise is just about a 10 minute walk to Gurney Plaza so very near shopping and restaurants Jeff
The place is simply amazing located in a convenient location that has malls within 5 mins reach by Grab
The location is very central and it is easy to get a Grab (Malay Uber) anywhere in the city
Excellent location for exploring Penang Helpful sightseeing suggestions
The house is only a few mins from bus stop where you can go everywhere
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11. 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
91 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

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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.

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