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Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Georgetown, Spice Hotel has an all-day complimentary coffee and tea at Lobby area. It also houses a courtyard garden and offers free WiFi access in its lobby. This boutique property is next to Aceh Street Mosque and a 5-minute walk from Penang Heritage Center and Armenian Street. Combining heritage and contemporary décor, the air-conditioned rooms are located on the ground and first floors. They feature a flat-screen TV and a personal safe. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer. Ironing facilities are available at common area. Guests can relax in the common living area with a good read, or head outdoors in the courtyard garden. Staff can assist with bicycle/ motorcycle rental and photocopying services. Spices hotel are practicing Asian custom by not wearing shoes at common area and also inside hotel room. Shoe racks are available for shoe storage near the entrance.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 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 8.8

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 king bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 queen bed
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Property practices

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Guest reviews


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Free Wifi
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  • J
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    We loved the style of the hotel, making it more of an authentic stay in Georgetown for us. We try our best to find accommodation that is more personal and true to the locations heritage and we found it here. The location is perfect, in a quiet...
  • Aliaksandr
    Belarus Belarus
    Very nice stay, very comfortable hotel. The personnel is super.
  • Arlene
    Philippines Philippines
    It was my 3rd time to this hotel and it doesn't disappoint. Service and requests are superb! I would highly recommend this hotel, cozy, staff are friendly, requests was considered, rooms are always clean and very affordable. Will surely...

Hotel area info

Amenities of Spices Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Electric kettle
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs MYR 6 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay

House rules

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


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


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 7 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 are not allowed.

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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. The Penang City Council will be imposing a fee of MYR 2 per room per night, payable directly to the hotel upon check in. Please note that this is not included in the room rate. Please note that the reception desk is in service for 24 hours.

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 Spices 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.

Payment before arrival by bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

FAQs about Spices Hotel

  • Spices Hotel is 2,300 feet from the center of George Town. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

  • Room options at Spices Hotel include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Triple
    • Twin

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