Where to stay around Penang?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 537 holiday lettings near Penang. From 390 Flats to 362 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Penang for a long holiday or a weekend break 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: 532 holiday homes
  • Batu Feringghi: 488 holiday homes
  • George Town: 526 holiday homes
  • Bandaraya Georgetown: 530 holiday homes
  • Air Itam: 521 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:

  • Batu Feringghi: 488 holiday lettings
  • George Town: 526 holiday lettings
  • Air Itam: 521 holiday lettings
  • Tanjung Bungah: 510 holiday lettings
  • Tanjung Tokong: 504 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:

  • Fort Cornwallis: 540 holiday rentals
  • Kepala Batas Golf Club: 522 holiday rentals
  • Straits Quay Mall: 538 holiday rentals
  • Jalan Feringghi: 534 holiday rentals
  • Owl Museum: 538 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 holiday to George Town and enjoy the area's temples, monuments and museums. This walkable and romantic city is well known for its restaurants, shopping and beaches. TESCO and Kek Lok Si Temple are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes George Town a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 holiday, March, February, May and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in George Town

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)