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.

Here is a list of some of the best, newest accommodations opened in the last few years:

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New Penang Hotels Opened in 2019 / 2018:

The Prestige Hotel Penang

The Prestige Hotel Penang >

Opened in late May 2019, this new luxury Georgetown hotel is located along Gat Lebuh Gereja (Church Street Ghaut), a short walk from the ferry terminal and close to all the attractions in the the old heritage area of the city.


Hompton By The Beach Penang

Hompton By The Beach Penang >

A recently opened 4 Star hotel located along the seafront in Tanjung Tokong, offering 240 guestrooms and suites, an infinity pool, fitness centre and two on-site restaurants.


88 Armenian George Town Penang

88 Armenian George Town Penang >

This new luxury boutique hotel in Georgetown's heritage area offering just 6 accommodations, in rooms, lofts, and suites.


Victoria Garden Hotel Georgetown Penang

Victoria Garden Hotel Georgetown Penang >

A recently opened, newly built 3/4 Star hotel located along Victoria Street, just a few minutes walk away from the Penang to Butterworth ferry / jetty.


Clans Kongsi Georgetown

Clans Kongsi Georgetown >

A new heritage hotel in Georgetown, located in the grounds of the Khoo Kongsi Clan Temple, in the heart of the heritage area of the city, offering a range of accommodation in 16 traditional terrace houses.


Magazine Vista Hotel Georgetown Penang

Magazine Vista Hotel Georgetown Penang >

A new hotel on Jalan Magazine offering an excellent, central location, just across the road from KOMTAR and Gama Supermarket.


Ropewalk Piazza Hotel Georgetown Penang

Ropewalk Piazza Hotel Georgetown Penang >

A recently opened new hotel in Georgetown, located on the upper level of a restored row of shophouses, in the old part of the city along Jalan Pintal Tali (Rope Walk), just a few minutes walk away from KOMTAR and Prangin Mall.


Bahari Parade Hotel Georgetown

Bahari Parade Hotel Georgetown >

A new hotel near the Penang Road area of the city, located along Jalan Sri Bahari in a row of recently restored shophouses.


Macallum Central Hotel Georgetown Penang

Macallum Central Hotel >

This new 3 Star hotel located on Lebuh Macallum has just recently opened, offering spacious one and two bedroom accommodation in a row of restored shophouses.


Apple 1 Hotel Times Square

Apple 1 Hotel Times Square >
 
A new, budget 2 Star hotel located near the Times Square Mall in Georgetown.


Wifi Boutique Hotel Georgetown Penang

Wifi Boutique Hotel Georgetown Penang >

This recently opened new boutique hotel in Georgetown is located along Jalan Gurdwara, close to the centre of the city and within walking distance to the many shopping malls (KOMTAR, 1st Avenue, Gama) and dining options in this part of Georgetown.


Hutton Central II Hotel

Hutton Central I / II Hotel >

A new 3 Star hotel offering large units in converted shophouses, located just a couple of minutes walk away from the popular Penang Road area of Georgetown.


Grand FC Hotel Georgetown Penang

Grand FC Hotel Georgetown Penang >

This new 2018 hotel in Penang is located along Argyll Road, just a short walk to the popular Penang Road area.


Arte S by T+ Hotel Penang

Arte S by T+ Hotel Penang >

A newly built serviced apartment hotel located 10 minutes away from the airport in Gelugor and around 20 minutes drive away from the city centre.


DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Batu Ferringhi Penang

DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Batu Ferringhi Penang >

This new Hilton hotel in Penang opened in early 2018 and is located in the popular area of Batu Ferringhi Beach in what was formally the Hydro Hotel, after having undergone a full renovation.


New Hotels in Penang Opened in 2017

M Summit 191 George Town Penang

M Summit 191 George Town Penang >

This brand new suites hotels in Penang is located along Jalan Magazine (next to the St Giles) and just across the road from KOMTAR and all the shopping malls in this area of the city.


Mei Hotel Penang

Mei Hotel Penang >

This new 3 star hotel in George Town is located just outside the main tourist area of the city offering 96 guest accommodations in a new high-rise located on Lorong Abu Siti (between Macalister and Burma Road).


The Southern Boutique Hotel George Town Penang

The Southern Boutique Hotel George Town Penang >

This new good value heritage accommodation offers a great location at the top of Muntri Street, less than a minutes walk away from Penang Road.


Tien Hotel Penang

Tien Hotel Penang >

Opened in mid 2017, this new small hotel offers an excellent location for visiting George Town. The property is a fully renovated heritage building located along Chulia Street and offers just 8 guest accommodations. There is also a rooftop swimming pool, Sky bar, communal kitchen and lounge at the property for guests to use.


Summer Tree Hotel George Town Penang

Summer Tree Hotel George Town Penang >

This new 2 star accommodation in Georgetown was opened in mid 2017 and is located on Rangoon Road (off of Burma Road).


Areca Hotel Penang

Areca Hotel Penang >

A new George Town heritage hotel for 2017 offering good value rooms and family suites in what was formerly a row of 12 shop houses, located just off the western end of Penang Road, close to KOMTAR.


Penang Hotels Opened in 2016

Vouk Hotel Suite Penang

Vouk Hotel Suite Penang >

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.


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.


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.


Lexis Suites Penang

Lexis Suites Penang >

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.


Kimberley Hotel Penang

Kimberley Hotel Penang >

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.


Penang Hotel Opened in 2015

Le Dream Boutique Hotel Penang

Le Dream Boutique Hotel Penang >

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.


Container Hotel Penang

Container Hotel Penang >

Brand new budget 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.


Olive Tree Hotel Bayan Lepas Penang

Olive Tree Hotel Bayan Lepas Penang >

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


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.



The Wembley - St Giles Premier Hotel Penang

The Wembley - St Giles Premier Hotel Penang >

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.



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).


Cititel Express Penang

Cititel Express Penang >

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.



Hotel 19 Penang

Hotel 19 Penang >

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



G Hotel Kelawai

G Hotel Kelawai >

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 (an upmarket waterfront area of Georgetown).



Hotel Neo+ Penang

Hotel Neo+ >

Opened in February 2015, this new 3 star hotel was formally the Grand Continental Hotel, located close to the KOMTAR building and all the shopping malls in this area of the city.



New Penang Hotels Opened in 2014

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), just a couple of minutes walk away from the popular Upper Penang Road area, with all its restaurants, shopping, bars and nightclubs.



Photo of the front of the Royale Bintang Hotel Penang

Royale Chulan >

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 and a couple of minutes walk away from Fort Cornwallis and the Penang Esplanade.



Mango Tree Place Hideaway Georgetown

Mango Tree Place Hideaway >

A new (2014) small boutique hotel offering just 5 guest rooms, located towards the quiet end on Lebuh Pantai (Beach Street) and within 5 minutes walk of the Prangin Mall, 10 minutes from KOMTAR and 5- 10 minutes away from many of the tourist attractions in the old part of town.



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.



Chulia Mansion Penang

Chulia Mansion >

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



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.



Photo of the Glow Hotel in Penang

Glow Hotel Penang >

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.



New Hotels Opened in 2013

Photo of the Armenian Street Heritage Hotel

Armenian Street Heritage Hotel >

This "Heritage Hotel" is operated by the Tune Group of hotels and opened its doors towards the end of 2013. It is not quite 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.



New Penang Hotels Opening in 2019

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, along with luxury low-rise residences (delayed).


More of the latest hotel openings around Asia:

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Genting Highlands >

Ipoh >

Johor Bahru >

Kuala Lumpur >

Langkawi Island >

Melaka >

Cameron Highlands >

Kota Kinabalu >

New Singapore hotels:

Singapore >

New Thailand hotels:

Bangkok >

Chiang Mai >

Hat Yai >

Hua Hin / Cha Am >

Koh Samui >

Krabi >

Pattaya >

Phuket >

New Cambodia hotels:

Phnom Penh >

Siem Reap (Angkor Wat) >

New Myanmar hotels:

Yangon >

New China hotels:

Hong Kong >

Macau >

Beijing >

Shanghai >

Taipei (Taiwan) >

New India hotels:

Goa >

New Indonesia hotels:

Bali >

Batam >

Jakarta >

New hotels in Japan:

Kyoto >

Osaka >

Tokyo >

New South Korea hotels:

Seoul >

New Laos hotels:

Vientiane >

New Philippines hotels:

Manila >

New UAE hotels:

Abu Dhabi >

New Vietnam hotels:

Hanoi >

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) >

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