Travelling can be such a hassle when you have to rush your bookings on hotels, especially when prices start to hike during peak months of the year. Why not try Penang’s best budget hotels to save up on lodging fees?

U Hotel Penang

U Hotel is located in Bayan Lepas, which is not very far from the airport. So if you need a place to rest your feet, you should check in here. Reviews mentioned that the staff are very helpful and nice, and that their stay is very pleasant and comfortable.

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A couple of features U Hotel offers are free Wi-Fi, free parking, smoke free area, and business workplaces! This hotel is filled with unique paintings and street art, showing off modern designs in the hotel lobby and in your rooms.

U Hotel Penang Deluxe King Room
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Enjoy your stay for a decent price and great environment while you travel the streets of Penang!

Price Range: RM149-RM160 (S$49-$53 before cashback)

Address: 676, Jalan Sungai Dua, Taman Pekaka, 11700 Gelugor, Pulau Pinang

Spices Hotel

Spices Hotel is an award winning boutique hotel, located in the heart of Penang, decorated in a mix of Moroccan, Spanish, Indian and local culture. You’ll be snapping away with your camera as soon as you step in.

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This hotel is very family friendly, as it is made up of living room, dining, library, family deck, and a courtyard. On every room door, there will be a spice name tagged, like Paprika and Tumeric.

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Spice Hotel consists of 8 deliberately and distinctly designed guest rooms with attached bathrooms, cable TV and free wifi for their guests to enjoy.

Price Range: RM165-RM176 ($54-$59 before cashback)

Address: 5, Lorong Lumut, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Ink Hotel

Ink Hotel provides 5-Star beddings, free Wi-Fi, 24-Hour Room Service, an LCD TV, Private bathroom, and city view of Penang. Malls, museums and gardens are all approximately just 20 minutes away from the hotel.

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Ink Hotel also offers free on-site parking area, luggage storage, elevator, 24-Hour Front Desk and Airport Shuttle for customer’s convenience. There are a total of 37 rooms up for reservation with a good price.

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To accommodate solo business and leisure travellers, there is the Single Room and Superior Room.

Price Range: RM86-RM94 ($29-$31 before cashback)

Address: 43, Jalan Siam, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Armenian Street Heritage Hotel

You can walk to the Penang Mural Trail from the Armenian Street Heritage Hotel and also other famous restaurants around this area. It is a very convenient spot in the city. You’ll be able to walk to touristy spots like Komtar Tower and Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion.

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The rooms are decorated with mostly wooden furniture with a touch of red on the headboards, bringing us back to the colonial era. They also come with complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and desks, and safety deposit boxes.
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Amenities in the hotel includes a lobby lounge with computers ready for guests to use along with a convenience store. Overall good reviews coming from previous guests.

Price Range: RM149-RM153 ($49-$50 before cashback)

Address: 139, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Hotel Sentral Seaview

Hotel Sentral Seaview is a 3-star beachfront accommodation located at a favorable location, including white-sand beaches, shopping malls, and Gurney Drive (famous local hawker stalls area).

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The hotel has a swimming pool, convenience store, a cafe, and banquet facilities for corporate meetings and special events. Not to mention you get a stunning view of the beach and sea from the balcony.
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The best part about staying here is the convenience of getting to Gurney Drive, Kek Lok Si Temple, Fort Cornwallis, and the Botanic Gardens.

Price Range: RM176-RM192 ($58-$64 before cashback)

Address: No. 555 Jalan C M HashimTanjung Tokong, Penang Island 11200, Malaysia

23 LoveLane

This boutique hotel is best known for their beautifully decorated heritage rooms that are themed after old school places or eras, like Straits Eclectic Building, 1920′s Jack Roof Annex, Indian Shop House and many more unique designs.

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Even though it is the most expensive out of this list (and perhaps is a little more boutique than budget), 23 LoveLane is very much worth the stay, especially since you get to experience Penang heritage all from one spot! It’s only a 5 minutes walk to Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion and Penang Museum.

23 Lovelane 1920s Jack Roof Annex Room
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They have received numerous awards, and great reviews from past travellers. With only 10 rooms in this hotel, you can be sure that your needs will be well taken care of.

Price Range: RM235-RM291 ($78-$96 before cashback)

Address: 23, Lorong Love, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

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