Faces of
Malaysia
Brunei

Tiny state in Borneo, sandwiched between Sarawak and Sabah. After it was a big regional player a few hundred years back, Brunei became rich upon the discovery of Oil in the 1940s. For a period time the Sultan of Brunei was the richest person in the world.

Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

Penang, Malaysia

Roommates Penang

Backpacker Hostel in the heritage zone of Georgetown, offering tours and bicycle renting

Chulia Heritage Hotel

boutique hotel in the heritage zone of Georgetown in an refurbished Anglo-Indian bungalow

Ryokan @ Muntri Street

Japanese themed flashpacker hostel in the heritage zone of Georgetown

Hutton Lodge

Experience unique colonial-style living in our recently restored guesthouse, with clean, comfortable rooms and spacious bathrooms.

Old Penang GuestHouse

Guesthouse / Hostel located in the heritage zone of Georgetown

Cocoa Mews

hostel in historical Georgetown, close to Little India

Red Inn Court

boutique eco-guesthouse in historical Georgetown

Reggae Penang Love Lane Hostel

Hostel, Kitchen, Bar - Latest addition to the Reggae group, after the Reggae Guesthouses and Mansion in Kuala Lumpur

Baan Talay Homestay

Homestay located between Georgetown and Batu Ferringhi, 2min walk to Tokong Beach

Annie’s Bed & Breakfast

Annie's Homestay is located in Batu Ferringhi

Red Inn

Hostel located in Love Lane in the heritage zone of Georgetown

FERRINGHI INN & cafe

Welcome to Ferringhi Inn & Cafe the best budget motel for everyone. Ferringhi Inn & Cafe have a very nice location. It is located in the middle town of Batu Ferringhi.

LazyBoys TraveLodge

Lazyboys travelodge is located in a traditional malay atap house, a brief walk away from Batu Ferringhi Beach

Guest Inn Muntri

heritage guesthouse centrally located in Georgetown with 21 bedrooms

Banana New Guest House

Guesthouse on Lebuh Chulia in the heart of Chinatown with bar/cafe (pool table!) and travel agency

Find more hostels on Hostelworld!
Hotels in Penang

Hutton Lodge

Experience unique colonial-style living in our recently restored guesthouse, with clean, comfortable rooms and spacious bathrooms.

Reggae Penang Love Lane Hostel

Hostel, Kitchen, Bar - Latest addition to the Reggae group, after the Reggae Guesthouses and Mansion in Kuala Lumpur

Attractions

The Habitat, Penang

The Habitat is a rainforest experience on top of Penang Hill with a guided nature walk, canopy and treetop walks.

Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple & Wat Chayamangkalaram, Penang

Penangs first Buddhist temple. Construction started in 1905. Opposite of it is the Temple of the Reclining Buddha with a 33m-long reclining Buddha