Betel Nut Lodge is a refurbished 19th-century heritage building located in the UNESCO World heritage site of George Town and is 1312 feet from Prangin Mall. It offers complimentary WiFi access. The property is 656 feet from Komtar, 1st Avenue Complex and the local Bus Terminal. Penang International Airport is 9.3 mi away. Rooms offer air conditioning, a fan, flat-screen cable TV, laptop safe and telephone. The private 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 in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 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 9.7

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 twin bed
2 twin beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've 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:

  • Mei
    Malaysia Malaysia
    Nice and clean room, friendly staff and easy to check in and check out
  • Stephanie
    Sweden Sweden
    Very friendly and helpful owner. Convenient location. Clean.
  • Yvette
    Malaysia Malaysia
    It was a wonderful and nostalgic experience staying at Betel Nut Lodge. I wanted to stay in a heritage hotel/ building, and that's what I got. Thank you to the two Staff there for taking care of me during my visit.

Hotel area info

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

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • 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 available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs MYR 7 per day.
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit 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
  • Safe
General
  • Adults only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Soundproof
  • 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 ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Available 24 hours

 

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.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no cribs 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
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. Breakfast is available at a surcharge.

This is an adults and nonsmoking 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 ID 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 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.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

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

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

FAQs about Betel Nut Lodge

  • Check-in at Betel Nut Lodge is from 12:00 AM, and check-out is until 12:00 AM.

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

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

    • Cooking class

  • Betel Nut Lodge is 1,950 feet from the center of George Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Betel Nut Lodge include:

    • Single
    • Double
    • Twin