Betel Nut Lodge is a refurbished 19th-century heritage building located in the UNESCO World heritage site of George Town and is 400 metres from Prangin Mall. It offers complimentary WiFi access. The property is 200 metres from Komtar, 1st Avenue Complex and the local Bus Terminal. Penang International Airport is 15 km away. Rooms offer air conditioning, a fan, flat-screen cable TV, laptop safe and telephone. The en suite bathroom offers shower facilities. Room service is provided. Guests can get assistance with laundry, ironing and luggage storage services. Shuttle and bicycle rental services are also provided. Housekeeping service is only offered for stays of more than 2nights and rooms will be cleaned every 2nd day.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in George Town, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

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

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegan


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 single bed
2 single beds
2 single beds
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
8.9
Location
9.7
Free WiFi
9.5
High score for George Town
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Adya
    India India
    Kamlesh and another gentleman who usually worked nights, were pleasant and courteous. I spoke the language so it turned out a plus for me.
  • Noor
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The very authentic olde worlde touches, a lot of thought has gone into it.
  • Herbert
    Australia Australia
    Excellent location. Very clean and comfortable. Staff were very attentive, kind and friendly. Complimentary cup of tea and cake each afternoon was very welcome and a lovely gesture. The hotel began to feel like home after a few days; we stayed...

Hotel surroundings

Facilities of Betel Nut Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Additional toilet
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Cooking class
    Additional chargeOff-site
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs MYR 7 per day.
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
    Additional charge
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Adult only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Soundproofing
  • Laptop safe
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Chinese

House rules

Betel Nut Lodge takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

Available 24 hours

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Available 24 hours

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Adult (18+ years)
Extra bed upon request
MYR 90 per person, per night

Prices for extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Betel Nut Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-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. Breakfast is available at a surcharge.

This is an adults and non-smoking property which does not accommodate children.

The property does not accept American Express debit/credit cards.

Guest must wear mask at all times inside hotel.

Guest checking-in must be Fully vaccinated.

Booking done between 12 am to 5 am for same day arrival will be subjected to confirmation by property.

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

Please inform Betel Nut Lodge in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 00:00:00 and 07:00:00.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about Betel Nut Lodge

  • The prices at Betel Nut Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Betel Nut Lodge include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin

  • Check-in at Betel Nut Lodge is from 00:00, and check-out is until 00:00.

  • Betel Nut Lodge offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cooking class

  • Betel Nut Lodge is 650 yards from the centre of George Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.