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Visiting George Town

Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in George Town, and visitors give high marks for the top-notch restaurants, shopping and beaches. Walkable and cultural, this city attracts tourists with its temples and museums. Top sights in the city include TESCO, Kek Lok Si Temple and Leong San Tong Khoo Kongsi.

  • There are 400 hotels and other accommodation options in George Town
  • The closest major airport is in Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the city centre

Dressing for George Town

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 32°C and the nighttime average to be 22°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 32°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • July to September averages 31°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 31°C during the day and 23°C at night
  • George Town gets about 68 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually March and February with an average temperature of 32°C, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 22°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in George Town?
Coffee Atelier is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Penang City Hall. Traveler reviews also recommend Seven Terraces Hotel and Savv Hotel as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in George Town, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put your dates in and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view top deals in George Town.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in George Town?
Based on reviews, Heliconia Hotel is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang and Apollo Inn.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to George Town?
PARKROYAL Penang Resort is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a free kids’ club. Other options for your stay with the kids include Lexis Suites Penang and Bayview Beach Resort. Attractions like Entopia by Penang Butterfly Farm and ESCAPE Adventureplay are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic vacation to George Town?
Eastern And Oriental Hotel is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features premium bedding and a full-service spa. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include G Hotel Gurney and Shangri-La’s Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in George Town?
Century Bay Private Residences is a top aparthotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and in-room kitchens for its human guests. Noordin Mews is another good option for a stay with your pet.
What are some hotels with pools in George Town?
PARKROYAL Penang Resort is a popular 4.5-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, 2 restaurants, and a full-service spa. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Lexis Suites Penang and Hard Rock Hotel Penang.

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