Where to stay around Penang?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 229 holiday lettings near Penang. From 151 Condos/Apartments to 3 Villas, 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: 215 holiday homes
  • Timur Laut Pulau Pinang District: 183 holiday homes
  • Penaga: 201 holiday homes
  • Bukit Mertajam: 160 holiday homes
  • Kepala Batas: 128 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:

  • Penaga: 201 holiday lettings
  • Bukit Mertajam: 160 holiday lettings
  • Kepala Batas: 128 holiday lettings
  • Tanjung Bungah: 217 holiday lettings
  • Kubang Semang: 125 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:

  • Penang Botanic Gardens: 218 holiday rentals
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion: 224 holiday rentals
  • Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple: 194 holiday rentals
  • Cathedral of the Assumption: 224 holiday rentals
  • Tropical Spice Garden: 215 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)