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Located in UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town, Areca Hotel Penang offers accommodations in Penang. Guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. It is 1476 feet to Upside Down Museum Penang and 1804 feet to Penang Heritage Gallery. Clan Jetties of Penang is 1.3 mi from Areca Hotel Penang, while Fort Cornwallis is 1.6 mi away. Penang International Airport is 13 mi from the property. Air-conditioned rooms are fitted with a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Areca Hotel Penang offers certain units that feature a patio, and the rooms have a kettle. All guest rooms at the accommodations have air conditioning and a wardrobe. Other facilities at the property include a kids' club and a library. Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for luggage storage. Guests can enjoy Penang Road Teochew Chendul, limited for one person per stay. The in-house restaurant specializes in European cuisine and a continental breakfast is served daily at the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in George Town, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.2

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Asian, Buffet

Parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 queen beds
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
8.6
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.0
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
8.0
High score for George Town
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Stefanie
    AustriaAustria
    A la carte breakfast options - amazing! Quiet location
  • Henry
    CanadaCanada
    Close to everything, clean, all the staff were so kind…I give 10+++…
  • Hsin-yi
    TaiwanTaiwan
    Everything is perfect The staff is nice and the room is clean.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Areca Cafe
    • Cuisine
      Malaysian • Local
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern

Amenities of Areca Hotel Penang
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking on site
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Kids' club
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs MYR 6 per day.
  • Street parking
Services
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safe
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Chinese

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Areca Hotel Penang takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of MYR 200 is required on arrival. That's about USD 41. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Areca Hotel Penang accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

From 1st January 2023, a tourist tax of RM 10 per room per night is applied to all foreign guests. This tax is not included in the room rate and must be paid upon check-in. Guests with a valid Malaysian Identity Card or valid permanent residents MY PR Card are exempted.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Areca Hotel Penang of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

A damage deposit of MYR 200 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Areca Hotel Penang

  • Areca Hotel Penang has 1 restaurant:

    • Areca Cafe

  • Check-in at Areca Hotel Penang is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • The prices at Areca Hotel Penang may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Areca Hotel Penang include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Twin

  • Areca Hotel Penang is 350 feet from the center of George Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, Areca Hotel Penang is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Areca Hotel Penang can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Asian
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Areca Hotel Penang offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Kids' club