Your ultimate guide to Penang

Discover the best Penang events, things to do, restaurants, music, film, art, theatre, nightlife, hotels and more...

Best things to do in 2017
Things to do

Best things to do in 2017

Penang's multicultural community affords the state plenty of celebrations and festivals throughout the year. Here’s your guide to the state’s top events and things to do this year.

Penang's most stylish hotels
Hotels

Penang's most stylish hotels

Find the perfect place to rest your head after a long day of sightseeing. It helps that these hostels and hotels are pretty and easy on the eyes. Choose from varying styles, from Scandinavian chic to Anglo-Indian.

The best tours of the island
Things to do

The best tours of the island

With so many things to do, see and taste, Penang is an easy place to explore on your own. But if you have limited time, want a local’s perspective, or enjoy detailed historical and cultural information, take a guided tour.

Penang's best bars
Bars and pubs

Penang's best bars

These nightlife establishments certainly set the bar high.

Tropical Spice Garden
Attractions

Tropical Spice Garden

Founded by David and Rebecca Wilkinson in November 2003, Tropical Spice Garden went from being a neglected rubber plantation to one of Teluk Bahang’s most valuable attractions.

The best of Penang

Best luxury boutique hotels in Penang
Hotels

Best luxury boutique hotels in Penang

Best things to do outdoors for kids
Kids

Best things to do outdoors for kids

Penang's best art galleries
Art

Penang's best art galleries

Best markets in Penang
Shopping

Best markets in Penang

Penang's best bars with a view
Nightlife

Penang's best bars with a view

50 things to do in Penang

Heritage
Things to do

Heritage

Food and drink
Things to do

Food and drink

Arts and culture
Things to do

Arts and culture

Attractions and activities
Things to do

Attractions and activities

Top heritage hotels in Penang

The Blue Mansion (Cheong Fatt Tze)

The Blue Mansion (Cheong Fatt Tze)

A Chinese courtyard-style mansion built on Feng Shui principles

Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Eastern & Oriental Hotel

Historical building with luxurious rooms overlooking the sea

Seven Terraces

Seven Terraces

This boutique hotel features seven Anglo Chinese shophouses restored to their former glory

Eight Rooms
Hotels

Eight Rooms

Colonial building with hyper modern, design forward interior

Lone Pine Hotel

Lone Pine Hotel

A quaint, historial hotel by the beach in Batu Ferringhi

Users say
  • 5 out of 5 stars
Muntri Mews

Muntri Mews

Heritage building given a modern upgrade, with a garden to boot