New Hotels in Penang Malaysia
(Hotel Baru di Penang)



If you are looking for a list of New Hotels in Penang Island, Malaysia, below you will find some of the more recent additions to the accommodation available to stay in while on a trip to this beautiful and interesting island.

There are so many restorations going on at the moment, it is hard to keep up with all the new hotels coming onto the market.

So here is a list of some of the newest additions in the last few years :

New Hotels in Penang Opened in 2016 / 2015 / 2014

Lexis Suites Penang

Lexis Suites Penang - 5 Star

A new luxury suites hotel in Penang Island, opened in early 2016 in a peaceful area of the island in Teluk Kumbar, close to Bayan Lepas Airport.

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Vouk Hotel Suite Penang

Vouk Hotel Suite Penang - 4 Star

This new apartment hotel in Penang (2016) offers fully furnished one bed studio and two bedroom suites, just a short walk away from the eastern end of Gurney Drive.

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Jawi Peranakan Mansion George Town Penang

Jawi Peranakan Mansion George Town Penang

A new heritage boutique hotel located along Hutton Lane, close to the bustling Penang Road area of the old city.

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The Edison George Town Penang

The Edison George Town Penang

A new Heritage hotel in Penang opened in July 2016, located along Leith Street in a beautifully restored mansion offering 35 luxury guest rooms.

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Kimberley Hotel Penang

Kimberley Hotel Penang - 3 Star

A new hotel opened in March 2016 located along Jalan Sungai Ujong which is just across the road from the KOMTAR building and shopping malls.

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Le Dream Boutique Hotel Penang

Le Dream Boutique Hotel Penang - 3 Star

A new boutique hotel in Penang opened in October 2015, located in a quiet area on Jalan Pintal Tali (Rope Walk), just a few minutes walk away from KOMTAR in one direction and Chulia Street / Penang Road in the other. 

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Container Hotel Penang

Container Hotel Penang - 2 Star

Brand new hotel located near the end of Gat Lebuh Chulia, just a couple of minutes walk from the Penang to Butterworth ferry, offering budget rooms and Pod beds, with a choice of mixed and female only Pods.

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Olive Tree Hotel Bayan Lepas Penang

Olive Tree Hotel Bayan Lepas Penang - 3/4 Star

A new hotel in Bayan Lepas opened in August 2015, located directly opposite the Spice Arena / PISA. 

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Maritime Waterfront Hotel George Town Penang

Maritime Waterfront Hotel George Town Penang

This brand new hotel in George Town opened its doors in June 2015 and is located just south of the old part of the city. This all suites hotel offers large accommodation, ideal for families and has stunning views over the sea to Butterworth.

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The Wembley - St Giles Premier Hotel Penang

The Wembley - St Giles Premier Hotel Penang - 4 Star

Brand new 4 star hotel opened in April 2015, located on Jalan Magazine just a short walk across the road from the KOMTAR building and all its shopping malls.

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Chambers Hotel Penang

New hotel in the recently restored Chinese Chambers of Commerce building, located on Light Street overlooking the Penang Esplanade (Padang Kota Lama).

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Cititel Express Penang

Cititel Express Penang - 3 Star

Opened in April 2015, this new 3 star accommodation is located on Noordin Street and is part of the same new building as the St Giles Hotel, but offering much more affordable rooms.

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Hotel 19 Penang

Hotel 19 Penang  - 2 Star

A new 2 star hotel located directly opposite the Penang to Butterworth ferry terminal (Jetty).

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G Hotel Kelawai

G Hotel Kelawai - 5 Star

A new luxury 5 star hotel in Penang, opened in February 2015 and located along Kelawei Road in Pulau Tikus, which is just behind Gurney Drive.

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U Hotel Penang

U Hotel Penang

A new "budget business hotel" opening on 15th February 2015, located in Bayan Lepas, just 15 minutes drive away from Penang International Airport on Jalan Sungai Dua.

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Hotel Neo+ Penang

Hotel Neo+ - 3 Star

Opened in February 2015, this new 3 star hotel was formally the Grand Continental Hotel, located close to KOMTAR.

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Muntri Grove Hotel  Penang

Muntri Grove Hotel

A new small luxury boutique hotel which comprises of just 16 suites, located just off Muntri Street (opened in November 2014).

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Photo of the front of the Royale Bintang Hotel Penang

The Royale Bintang Hotel - 4 Star

Opened in May of 2014, this luxury hotel can be found on Pengkalan Weld, overlooking the Marina and port, just a few hundred metres away from the ferry terminal for boats over to Butterworth.

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Mango Tree Place Hideaway Georgetown

Mango Tree Place Hideaway

A new (2014) small boutique hotel offering just 5 guest rooms, located towards the end on Lebuh Pantai (Beach Street) and within 5 minutes walk of the Prangin Mall and 10 minutes from KOMTAR.

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Nam Keng Hotel Penang

Nam Keng Hotel

Another newly renovated Boutique Heritage Hotel, located along Cintra Street which is located right in heart of Chinatown, just off of Chulia Street.

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Chulia Mansion Penang

Chulia Mansion

New hotel recently opened in July 2014, located along the central Chulia Street, popular with backpackers.

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Lang Hoose Penang

Lang Hoose

A restored shophouse that has been converted into a small hotel, located towards the Southern end of Lebuh Pantai (Beach Street).

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You Le Yuen Penang

You Le Yuen

Opened in early 2014, this small luxury boutique heritage accommodation offers just a few rooms and is located on Love Lane, close to all the sights of the old city.

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Photo of the Glow Hotel in Penang

Glow Hotel Penang - 3 Star

Another new hotel opened in 2014 is the Glow Hotel on Macalister Road, just opposite the Red Rock Hotel. Although not a new building, (it was formerly the Grand Paradise Hotel), the property has had a complete renovation by the Zinc Group and is now a bright and colourful modern hotel.

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New Hotels Opened in 2013 :

The House of Journey Penang

House of Journey

Opened towards the end of 2013, this new Backpackers hotel get high marks from previous guests and is located just off Chulia Street, close to all the attractions and food outlets.

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Photo of the Armenian Street Heritage Hotel

Armenian Street Heritage Hotel - 3 Star

This "Heritage Hotel" is operated by the Tune Group of hotels and opened its doors towards the end of 2013. It is not quie as cheap as the usual Tune places, but it is still good value for money and offers a good location on Carnavon Street, just a few metres away from the end of Armenian Street in the Core Zone of old Georgetown. It is also close to KOMTAR and all the shopping malls around it.

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photo of the HelicoNia Hotel Penang

HelicoNia Hotel Penang - 2 Star

A bright new budget class hotel opened in late 2013 along Larong Kinta, just off of Macalister Road and the New Lane Hawker Food centre. It is also just 10 minutes walk away from KOMTAR.

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New Hotel Developments in Penang Opening in 2016

Upcoming hotels in Penang, George Town, include a new luxury hotel between Beach Street and Pangkalan Weld, close to the ferry terminal.

The Rice Miller Hotel and Residence will be an up-scale luxury accommodation with just 48 suites, along with luxury low-rise residences.

Another new luxury hotel due to open in 2017 is the DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel in Batu Ferringhi.

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New Hotels in Kuala Lumpur

New Hotels in Langkawi Island

New Hotels in Melaka

New Hotels in Singapore


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