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 11 best Airbnbs in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia.
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*THE PANORAMA | 日出无敌全海景 @ GEORGETOWNJelutong, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewsgreat place wifi goes out intermittently but is made up for with the spectacular views in sightgorgeous view from the apartmentawesome view from the apartmentthe apartment was as described and looked pretty as in the photosthe view form the apartment so excellenthouse is really clean nicely decoratedthe rest is clean and well maintainedunit is very cleanspacious place and place was well clean and tidy*to be considered*- cleanliness can be better
Host:host is a good manvery responsive to help requestedvery pleasant experience friendly hostben was very kind and helpful when responding to questionstowel was provided which was helpfulRead more reviewsthe location was greatamazing location and a beautiful place to stay atthe location surrounded with restaurant and it is walking distance to a huge food court and mcdonaldwow so close to the city center of george town 5 to 10min rideshops nearby and good location
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 DriveGeorge Town, Penang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewsa very nice room and the view is very niceall items in working condition and great view of the sea in one roomalso the room keeper joey was so nice and communicated immediatelythe apartment is strategically located with a nice view of the seanice place to stay spacious apt easy to accessplace is clean and tidyclean quite and accessibleit's a clean modern stylish spacious and cosy apartmentthe apartment was clean and basic necessities were all providedthe homestay was clean and comfortable will definitely come back again
Host:the host is friendly and quick to respondthe host is very responsive to any questions we have and provide clear instructionsthanks for having us and being a great hosteverything is good and the host is helpfulalicia is an amazing host who is open to negotiationsRead more reviewsgreat location if you want to be close to gurney drivegreat location walking distance to food centres and shopping mallsthe location near gurney drive place is clear & newlocation is good and quiet at nightoverall is good especially in location wise
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
Top guest reviewsthe view was stunning and we could watch sunrise in beddefinitely has a good wi-fi connectivityawesome view room 9-1 great staynice and cosy apartment with a fantastic viewjasslyn's place is superb nice view comfy beds and super homelyis very clean and tidyfridge was new and clean with basic cutleries availableplace was clean and niceclean and nice place to stay invery spacious enough beds for 10 people the house is very clean ample towels and pillows provided
Host:the host was hospitality and thoughtfulthe host was friendly and detailedspacious and great hospitality by host and her housekeeperjasslyn is a great host she is quick to respond & is understanding & accommodatingjesslyn is a nice owner thanks for the prompt responseRead more reviewsgreat location a 5-10 minute walk to gurney plazathe location is accessible to the main attractionsvery convenient location with good eateries aroundmost importantly the location is very convenientreasonable price with great location and view
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 PlazaGeorge Town, Penang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewsthe apartment can comfortably sleep 8 adults with room for morethe apartment is fully furnished with well equipmentoverall we had a very comfortable stay and would returnthe unit is clean and very spaciousclean and very comfortable homestayvery nice and clean place to saythe place was nice and very cleanthe unit is clean and new well equipped
Host:the owner is very friendly toothe host was very friendly and helpfulshe was so kind and accommodatingthe owner welcome us and introduce us to her placethe host is very friendly and responsiveRead more reviewsgreat location walking distance to gurney drive eateriesits location is superb for public transportation and very near to the mallsthe location of the apartment was amazing it was literally a stones-throw from the major shopping centresthe location is good toothe location is good near to shopping mall and local food stalls
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 CONDOMINIUMGeorge Town, Penang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewsit had great wifithe view from the living room and the master bedroom were beautiful seaviewit would have been even better if there were wi-fi facilities and better tv receptionthanks cherie for the stay at your straits quay apartmentsthe apartment is very spacious - perfect for larger groups/familiesthe flat was clean with bottled water and towels provided which was greatthe apartment was clean and was more spacious than expectedcherie's unit is exceptionally spacious and very cleanthe apartment is roomy and cleanthe place was clean and the pictures shared are accurate
Host:the host was very welcoming and accommodatinghost ensured everything went ok and wanted to make sure we had a good staywhen we needed umbrellas our host stopped by to hand us a couplemr chao is an excellent co-host very helpful and attentive to our requestshe was really helpful and friendlyRead more reviewsgreat location good value for moneylocation is perfect a great place to stay when considering a family trip to penangcentral location :) nearby all the popular eating spotslocation wise it was only about a 10-15 minute drive to georgetown and the malls nearbygreat location well maintained home great for family vacations
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) 2George Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewswifi is available in each room and the signal is strongour room was a bit dark and dingy but overall we had a fab timegood breakfast in the café in front of the guesthousethe decor of the room was simple but very nice and the ac worked well toorope walk is lovely with excellent air conditioning and a clean spacevery clean toilets and showers were cleaned dailyvery basic very clean and very uniquefair price and clean placeroom is big and cleaneverything was clean even the common bathroom
Host:the staff was very friendlystaff were friendly and helpfulhelpful staff and pamphlet informationthe hosts are friendly and welcomingstaff are helpful and graciousRead more reviewsgreat location and affordable pricethe location is perfectcute little guesthouse walking distance from the street artlocation makes it convenient to walk to many places of interestrope walks was well located near chinatown and the popular backpacker bars
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 DriveGeorge Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewsthat said i loved the roomthe room is as is in photos - neat and very colonial lookingeven better than hotel bed) and i love the small touches of providing tea and coffee for guestsbut once we shut the door it didn't bother us much as beds were so comfybeautiful room - its very spacious and spotlessly clean complete with any amenities you might needvery spacious and clean as you would expectroom was clean and beautifulheritage stay clean and comfy staythe bathroom is very spacious and very clean tooalso the housing is very clean and stylish
Host:kind owner & good managementhost was easy to communicate withthe owner was very responsive and helpfulhost is really quick to reply thank you for making my trip greathe provided us with useful maps in his home and also was so attentive and responsiveRead more reviewsnice location and easy check inloved the location on a quieter street near lots of shops and restaurantsvery nice place in a very cute housefantastic stay at a fantastic locationvalue for money and close to mall and many eateries
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 SuiteGeorge Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewsbeautiful apartment as described with stunning viewswake up with breathtaking view and stylish apartmentbeautiful apartment with great sea viewvery comfortable place to stay with a superb viewthe room had an amazing seaview from the 22nd floor and the room also included a water filterthe place was clean and comfythe place was very cleanthe place is clean & comfortthis house is clean and comfortable staythe whole place is very clean and comfy
Host:she is very responsive hosthost is also nicefriendly host and great environmentdiana is super lovely hostthe host is very friendly & quick respondRead more reviewsnice location very near to town with short distance by carlocation is good enough for usplace is ideal for small familythe location is great and convenience travel aroundlocation is superb too free parking is provided if you happen to be driving
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, GeorgetownGeorge Town, Penang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewsamazing room sea view nice swimming pool tothe view from the living room and main room was beautifulstylish design big room nice view and great locationnot bad for the roomgood location everything is ready in the homestay wifi also very fastsuper clean love to stayhouse is super clean and spaciousclean and comfortable home staythe place was very clean and comfythe apartment is spacious clean and cozy
Host:very nice host and rapid replyoutstanding response from the hosthost grace is attentive to the instructions and she response quickly to your querieseasy to communicate with owner quick to responsegrace is a great host very responsiveRead more reviewsgreat location for family vacationnice location and room designgood location as wellthe house is good the location is greatthe apartment is centrally near by the restaurant very easy to get food everything is near by the corner
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 DriveGeorge Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewsthe internet was fast and reliable the shower greatwonderful room with private bathroom and balcony in a brilliant locationthe room is everything we had expected and the bedsheets were comfortable and cleanthe rooms are very spacious with good communal areas outside the room/ on the floor and downstairsexceeds expectations smart tv in lounge not cableclean and quiet residentialclean environment clean room clean toiletreally clean nice and securevery clean and comfortable staybeautifully decorated and impeccably clean house
Host:the host is very friendlygreat place and hospitality from the hostjeff is kind and good hostalso the host is very friendlynice and kind host helps me a lotRead more reviewsnice location very near to the townexcellent location for exploring penanglocation wise is just about a 10 minute walk to gurney plaza so very near shopping and restaurantsgreat location to go to downtown george townamazing price with perfect location and house
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 SeaviewGeorge Town, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Top guest reviewsthe suite room have wonderful sea view and night viewnice view from the roomthe view from the room is fantasticthe view and environment was very nice from the room and the balconyview from room is fantasticroom and bathroom is cleanclean and we felt like homethe room is nice and cleanloved the thoughtful touches like clean towels coffee & tea packets clean boiled water etcthe room is comfortable enough bathroom was clean
Host:service is great host is a friendly personthe hosts are nice and helpfuland the host is so consideratethey were very helpful and wonderfulcozy environment excellent service the host & family are friendlyRead more reviewsnice place in a central locationgreat location for shopping & sampling local foodsit was a great location close to everythinggreat location and easy access to penang local foodthe location was great as it was convenient to get to many places around the georgetown area
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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