Burma Road or Jalan Burmah, is one of Georgetown's main streets and leads from the popular tourist area of Penang Road, then runs parallel with Gurney Drive for a while, before ending five hundred metres or so, from the roundabout at the end of Gurney Drive.
There are a number of places to stay along Burma Roads route through the city and below you will find the best hotels in this area of town, starting from the Eastern end nearest to Penang Road.
One of the most popular hotel brands throughout Malaysia, Tune's limited service hotels offer great value for money. This property is located close enough to walk to the city centre and the busy Penang Road shopping and entertainment areas, or you can take one of the RapidPenang buses that stop nearby.
This 4 star hotel is located on Jalan Larut, just around the corner from the Penang Plaza shopping mall on Burma Road.
Clove Hall Hotel
A highly rated colonial escape in a peaceful residential area along Clove Hall Road, just off of Burma Road. This beautifully restored Edwardian bungalow is set in large tropical gardens with its own swimming pool.
Mango Tree Place - Townhouse 1934
This highly rated 3 star Bed & Breakfast boutique hotel is located on a quiet side street, Jalan Phuah Hin Leong.
1926 Heritage Hotel
A good value 3 star Heritage property made up of 24 restored link houses, located on Jalan Burmah and within walking distance to the popular Gurney Drive area.
Palanquinn Heritage Suites
Located just off Jalan Burmah on Bangkok Lane, this beautiful Heritage boutique hotel in the Pulau Tikus area of George Town, occupies restored old townhouses, along a small, relatively peaceful residential street.
Dwell by Palanquinn
Also located along Bangkok Lane, this Heritage accommodation is set in one of the old restored houses, just like its sister hotel, the Palanquinn Heritage Suites, but slightly more affordable.
Georgetown City Hotel
Previously called the Berjaya Georgetown Hotel, this 4 star deluxe hotel is part of the large 1 Stop Midlands Park complex, with plenty of entertainment outlets inside.