The best affordable hotels in Georgetown offer a combination of comfort, convenience, charming hospitality, and excellent location – all at a fraction of the price of a five-star establishment. Each year, throngs of travellers flock to the UNESCO World Heritage Site to visit its many unique architecture, museums and centuries-old temples, as well as quaint street art, vintage stores, and tantalising local delicacies.
Ideal for backpackers and budget-conscious travellers, the best affordable Georgetown hotels also offer easy access to other popular locales in Penang thanks to its network of efficient public transport links such as city buses, trishaws, and taxis. Read on to discover our absolute favourites and start planning your holiday in this vibrant city!
- Traditional English Afternoon Tea at the Eastern & Oriental Hotel
- City Half-Day Tour
- EZhopper Sightseeing Bus Pass
- Georgetown by Night Tour
- Island Half-Day Tour
- Private Penang Hill & Temple
- Heritage Trishaw Tour
- Private Penang Hill & High Tea at David Brown's Restaurant
- Botanic Gardens & Tropical Spice Garden Tour
- Penang Hill & Kek Lok Si Temple Tour
Ren i TangGeorgetown
Ren I Tang, situated in the UNESCO Heritage Site of Georgetown, is a refurbished heritage inn that offers modern guestrooms with a rustic local charm.It is a one-minute walk from the Pinang Peranakan Mansion and a five-minute walk from Fort Cornwallis and Penang Jetty.Penang International Airport is a 25-minute drive away from the property.Ren I Tang consists of 17 guestrooms with rustic decor and timber flooring, all of which are fitted with air-conditioning, television with satellite channels, ceiling fan, hairdryer, kettle, books and magazines, a selection of hot beverages, and an intercom system. Read More...
Mango Tree Place - HideawayGeorgetown
Mango Tree Place is located at beach street, in the core zone of Unesco World Heritage Site of Georgetown.With unrivalled unique amenities and services, our contemporary heritage rooms have NO DOORS, NAMES OR NUMBERS.They are available in 5 colors, 2 dummy colours as decoys.Each room is accessible through its own secret entry and decorated in its own colour theme.This is undoubtedly the coolest place to stay in Penang, the epitome of secret city hideaway.ANNOUNCEMENT Effective June 1, 2014, a state tax will be imposed and collected at the property.The fee will be charged per room, per night. Read More...
You Le YuenGeorgetown
You Le Yuen Penang is a small, budget-friendly guesthouse located along Love Lane in the centre of Georgetown that is popular with backpackers and travellers sticking to a tight budget.Centrally-located, nearby points of interest to the hotel are numerous: in descending order of their distance this includes Fort Cornwallis (only a 15-minute walk away), while Penang State Museum is only 700m away, Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and Goddess of Mercy Temple are 350m from the hotel and Kuan Yin Teng temple is 180m away.On the recreational side of things, You Le Yuen Penang stays true to its hostel-like offerings by offering a limited number of onsite facilities - in turn, guests pay lower rack rates, which means greater savings. Read More...