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.
Here is a list of some of the newest additions in the last few years :
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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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
A new, budget 2 Star hotel located near the Times Square Mall in Georgetown.
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 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 >
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 >
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 >
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.
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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.
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 >
A new heritage boutique hotel located along Hutton Lane, close to the bustling Penang Road area of the old city.
A new Heritage hotel in Penang opened in July 2016, located along Leith Street in a beautifully restored mansion offering 35 luxury guest rooms.
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 >
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.
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 >
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 >
A new hotel in Bayan Lepas opened in August 2015, located directly opposite the Spice Arena / PISA.
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.
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).
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 >
A new 2 star hotel located directly opposite the Penang to Butterworth ferry terminal (Jetty).
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).
Opened in February 2015, this new 3 star hotel was formally the Grand Continental Hotel, located close to the KOMTAR buildin and all the shopping malls in this area of the city.
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 it's restaurants, shopping, bars and nightclubs.
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 coupe of minutes walk away from Fort Cornwallis and the Penang Esplanade.
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.
Another newly renovated Boutique Heritage Hotel, located along Cintra Street which is located right in heart of Chinatown, just off of Chulia Street.
New hotel recently opened in July 2014, located along the central Chulia Street, popular with backpackers.
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.
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.
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.
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 (now to be called the Prestige Hotel Penang) will be an up-scale luxury accommodation, along with luxury low-rise residences (delayed - now opening in 2019).
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