If you would like to stay in the upmarket area of Gurney Drive (Persiaran Gurney) there are a few luxury Gurney Drive Hotels to choose from, located along the bay. overlooking the sea:
Gurney Drive has three five / four star hotels to choose from, all with direct access to the road and overlooking the bay.
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Located next to Gurney Plaza, an up market shopping mall, the 5 star G Hotel Penang is a very stylish modern, contemporary designed Gurney Drive hotel.
The hotel offers 312 rooms, ranging from Deluxe Rooms to more luxurious Suites with either a city or sea view.
There is also a range of serviced apartments at the property.
All guest rooms are decorated and furnished in a stylish modern feel and come with a complimentary mini bar.
Facilities at the hotel include an infinity swimming pool, gymnasium and a large range of upmarket food and beverage outlets.
The Evergreen Laurel Hotel is a luxury business class hotel located in a central position along Gurney Drive, just off the road, with views over the sea.
The hotel is located in an 18 storey building and has a total of 367 guest accommodations ranging from standard rooms to spacious executive suites (which are located on the higher floors offering the best views).
All guest rooms at the hotel come with air-conditioning, a minibar, safe deposit box, Television with satellite channels and coffee and tea making equipment.
Rooms come with either one King sized bed or two single beds.
Luxury bathrooms come with a bath and shower, and complimentary toiletries.
Facilities at the hotel include a large range of food and beverage outlets, tennis courts, a swimming pool, children's pool, Kid's Club, a fully equipped gym, sauna, jacuzzi, and a range of massages services.
The luxury Gurney Hotel & Residences is in the popular upmarket Gurney Drive (Persiaran Gurney) area of Georgetown on Penang Island.
The property is set back just off of the road, offering great views our over the sea to the front or to the mountains of the centre of the island to the rear.
The property has a total of 259 Suites, made up of a mix of Studio Suites and larger 2 bedroom Suites which include a kitchenette, fridge and washing machine.
Studio Suites are a spacious 515 square foot, while the larger two bedroom suites are 950 square foot with a separate living / dining area..
All rooms come with individually controlled air-conditioning, in room safe, writing desk and sofa, satellite TV, mini bar, tea and coffee making facilities, kettle and free wifi internet access.
All the suites bathrooms come equipped with both a separate shower and a jacuzzi bathtub.
The property boasts an outdoors swimming pool, fitness centre / gym, sauna, steam room as well as the Samsara Spa and massage services.
There is also a Grand Ballroom which can cater to up to 900 guests, Business Centre, as well as a variety of conference rooms and function halls.
There is a large variety of food and beverage outlets in the hotel including a Coffee House, Kapitan’s, Roadhouse Grill, Gurney KTV, Island Red Café, Starbucks, Subway and Ichiban Restaurant.
If you would like to be near to the Gurney Drive area but your budget doesn't quite stretch to the 5 star hotel prices, there are a few cheaper options within walking distance of Gurney Drive :
G Hotel Kelawai >
Opened in 2015, this new modern style luxury hotel is located just a couple of minutes walk behind Gurney Drive on Kelawai Road.
Vouk Suites At Mansion One >
A recently opened apartment hotel (opened in 2016) offering one and two bedroom suites, located within walking distance of the eastern end of Gurney Drive.
Right beside the Gurney Plaza shopping mall, on Solok Gurney 1, this small homelike accommodation offers just four rooms to guests.
Located just behind Gurney Drive at the Eastern end of the bay, this is one of the cheaper options for staying in this area of town.
Located just around the corner from Persiaran Gurney on Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, this 4 star property offers 142 deluxe suites.
Deluxe hotel located in the 1-Stop Midlands Park, which is a large business and entertainment complex.
A good value Heritage hotel located on Burma Road within a ten minute walk of Gurney Drive.
Please also have a look at our Burma Road Hotels page where you will find some beautiful places to stay in some restored heritage buildings.
Along the stunning Bangkok Lane you will find Palanquinn Heritage Suites & Dwell by Palanquinn. Other Heritage properties close by are Clove Hall and the Mango Tree Place.
All of these places are just a short walk away from Gurney Drive.