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Set in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown, RARE Heritage House offers accommodations in a 19th century building that features 3 courtyards. Guests can enjoy meals at the in-house cafe. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

It is 2,300 feet to Clan Jetties of Penang, while Wonderfood Museum and the culturally-vibrant Little India are 2,800 feet away. Fort Cornwallis is 0.9 mi from RARE Heritage House. Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion is 1.1 mi from the property. Penang International Airport is 11 mi away.

Air-conditioned rooms are fitted with a flat-screen TV and an electric kettle. Some units feature a mezzanine with courtyard views. The private bathroom includes shower facilities and a hairdryer.

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 8.9 for a two-person trip.

RARE Heritage House has been welcoming guests since Feb 17, 2016

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in George Town, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

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


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Room Type
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
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Property questions and answers
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  • Do you provide car parks for hotel guests? I have read some negative comments on parking, so I would like to find out the latest info.
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your inquiry. There will be public parking around our hotel. For further information, our receptionist will assist you once ..
    Answered on February 4, 2022
  • Hi, do you have ground floor rooms available as we have senior citizens?
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, we do have rooms located at the ground floor, which will be Deluxe King Room. Best Regards, Family of R..
    Answered on February 7, 2022
  • do you have rooms located at G floor for senior citizen, just one room
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, we do have rooms located at the ground floor. Best Regards, Family of RARE Heritage Houses,
    Answered on February 7, 2022
  • Hi do you have storage facility where I can keep my luggage for a short while after checking out?
    Dear valued guest, You may drop your luggage off at reception for storage, we will be around to assist you anytime. For valuables, we do have safe ..
    Answered on September 1, 2022
  • hi, the exclusive duplex suite can add additional bed?
    Dear Guest, Thank you for your inquiry. Yes, you may add an extra bed inside the room which come with additional charges. Best Regards, Family of ..
    Answered on February 7, 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: European

    Open for: Dinner

Amenities of RARE Heritage House
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Baggage storage
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay
  • Tamil
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

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From 3:00 PM


Until 12:00 PM


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 of all ages are welcome.

Children 12 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

12+ years
Extra bed upon request
MYR 50 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.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover RARE Heritage House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

FAQs about RARE Heritage House

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to RARE Heritage House by:

    • Taxi 25min
    • Bus 1h

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

  • RARE Heritage House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • RARE Heritage House has 1 restaurant:

      • Ferment

    • Check-in at RARE Heritage House is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Room options at RARE Heritage House include:

      • Suite
      • Double

    • RARE Heritage House is 3,100 feet from the center of George Town.