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Set in a restored historical building, Museum Hotel offers traditionally-decorated accommodations in the heart of UNESCO World Heritage Site George Town. It features an outdoor swimming pool and guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. It is 951 feet to the Penang Heritage Gallery and 1804 feet to Penang Malay Gallery. Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion is 2625 feet away. The culturally-vibrant Little India and Clan Jetties are within 1.5 mi from Museum Hotel, while Fort Cornwallis and Wonderfood Museum are 1.9 mi from the property. Penang International Airport is 11 mi away. Decorated with colonial-era furnishings, air-conditioned rooms at Museum Hotel are fitted with ironing facilities, a flat-screen TV and a mini-bar. Free toiletries and a hairdryer are included in the attached bathroom. Featuring a spacious reading corner with an array of books and reading materials, the hotel also offers a 24-hour front desk to assist with luggage storage and laundry services. Guests can explore the surrounding area for a variety of shopping and dining options.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in George Town, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.2

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

Breakfast Info

Continental

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
1 queen bed
2 king beds
1 king bed
3 twin beds
3 twin beds
and
1 king bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.4
Facilities
7.3
Cleanliness
7.8
Comfort
7.8
Value for money
7.5
Location
8.2
Free WiFi
7.3
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Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Museum Cafe
    • Cuisine
      Local
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Halal

Amenities of Museum Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Pool – outdoor (kids)
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Game room
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
Transportation
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Pool – outdoor (kids)
Free!
  • Open all year
  • Suitable for kids
Spa
  • Kids' pool
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Tamil

House rules

Museum Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM

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.

Children 3 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash Museum Hotel 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. Children under 2 years stays for free when using existing beds. A maximum of one child under 2 years is allowed.

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 Museum Hotel 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 Museum Hotel

  • Room options at Museum Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Single
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Quad

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

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

  • Museum Hotel is 1,650 feet from the center of George Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

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

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

    • Game room
    • Swimming pool

  • Museum Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Museum Cafe

  • Guests staying at Museum Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte