Where to stay around Penang?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 545 holiday lettings near Penang. From 388 Condos/Apartments to 361 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Penang is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Penang?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Penang. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Penang Island: 541 holiday homes
  • Central Seberang Perai District: 16 holiday homes
  • Barat Daya Pulau Pinang District: 60 holiday homes
  • Simpang Ampat: 263 holiday homes
  • Bukit Mertajam: 406 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Penang! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Penang?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Penang with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Simpang Ampat: 263 holiday lettings
  • Bukit Mertajam: 406 holiday lettings
  • Butterworth: 539 holiday lettings
  • Sungai Jawi: 29 holiday lettings
  • Kepala Batas: 346 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Penang?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Penang. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bellevue The Penang Hill Hotel: 545 holiday rentals
  • Jalan Feringghi: 544 holiday rentals
  • Pen Marine Sdn. Bhd.: 549 holiday rentals
  • Pulau Tikus Market: 546 holiday rentals
  • Ninth Emperor God Temple: 497 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Penang listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

The charming area of George Town awaits your stay

Take a vacation to George Town and enjoy the area's temples, monuments and museums. This walkable and romantic city is known for its restaurants, shopping and beaches. TESCO and Kek Lok Si Temple are just a couple of the must-sees. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities and attractions in George Town

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes George Town a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Penang Butterfly Farm (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Kidland Penang (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Penang Avatar Secret Garden (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Penang Bird Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • PKSA Penang Water Sports Centre (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • East Wind Watersports (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)

Seasonal weather in George Town

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your vacation, March, February, May and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in George Town

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, George Town is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Penang Hill (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Penang Botanic Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Penang Avatar Secret Garden (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Ferringgi Beach (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Tropical Spice Garden (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Teluk Bahang Beach (8.7 mi / 14 km)