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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia

Venkateshwar
Published Feb 08, 2018

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 98)

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.

THE PANORAMA | 日出无敌全海景 @ GEORGETOWN
187 reviews
Entire house 3 beds 6 guests

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2. Cozy suite room with beautiful sea view (from USD 39)

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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3. Penang ocean view resort (from USD 118)

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)
64 reviews
Entire apartment 6 beds 8 guests

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4. Apartment near the Gurney Plaza (from USD 63)

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 min walking distance to Gurney Plaza
48 reviews
Entire apartment 6 beds 7 guests

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5. Gurney drive condominium (from USD 93)

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
37 reviews
Entire condominium 4 beds 8 guests

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6. Rope walk guesthouse (from USD 27)

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
44 reviews
Private room 1 bed 2 guests

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7. Heritage family suite near Gurney Drive (from USD 27)

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
22 reviews
Private room 2 beds 3 guests

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8. Luxury suite with sea view (from USD 76)

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 Sea View Luxury Suites
19 reviews
Entire condominium 5 beds 8 guests

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9. Panoramic sea view suite (from USD 66)

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
18 reviews
Entire apartment 11 beds 14 guests

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10. Luxury room close to Gurney Drive (from USD 26)

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
32 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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Journalist and a freelance writer based in India, traveling for K.Venkateshwar.Rao means exploring the world in search of arts and culture, interesting people, great food, and hidden gems. He has...Read more

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