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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 950 feet to the Penang Heritage Gallery and 1,800 feet to Penang Malay Gallery. Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion is 2,650 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.

This is our guests' favorite part of George Town, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

Museum Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jan 31, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in George Town, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.4

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

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Sleeps Room Type Price
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 4
Qilin - Quadruple Room
  • 2 twin beds and 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Art Decor Suite
  • 2 king beds
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Longma Suite
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 3
Triple Room
  • 3 twin beds
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Max adults: 5
Deluxe Duplex Room
  • 3 twin beds and
  • 1 king bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Rainbow Skywalk at Komtar
    0.5 miles
  • Komtar
    0.5 miles
  • Prangin Mall
    0.5 miles
  • 1st Avenue Penang
    0.6 miles
  • Penang Times Square
    0.7 miles
  • Khoo Kongsi
    0.7 miles
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion
    0.8 miles
  • Wonderfood Museum
    0.9 miles
  • Fort Cornwallis
    1 miles
  • Island Hospital
    1.1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Transfer Road Famous Roti Canai
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Restoran Nasi Padang Minang
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Laksalicious
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant The Ship - Western
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Khoon Pastry House
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Penang Jetty
    1.1 miles
  • Gurney Drive
    1.9 miles
  • Straits Quay
    2.8 miles
  • Penang Hill
    3.7 miles
  • Kek Lok Si Temple
    4.1 miles
  • Penang Bridge
    4.8 miles
  • Sunway Carnival Mall
    5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Penang International Airport
    9.3 miles
  • Sultan Abdul Halim Airport
    53.7 miles
How to get to Museum Hotel from Penang International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Public transportation
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Museum Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
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
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
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
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Car rental
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Hair/Beauty salon
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Pool and Spa
  • Kids' pool
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Beauty services
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Tamil
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House rules Museum Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 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 45.51USD. 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 are considered 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

The fine print

Children under 2 years stays for free when using existing beds. A maximum of one child under 2 years is allowed.

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.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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. That's about 45.51USD. 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

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

    • Game room
    • Manicure
    • Beauty services
    • Pedicure

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Museum Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Free parking

  • Museum Hotel is 1,650 feet from the center of George Town.

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

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

  • Room options at Museum Hotel include:

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