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Overview of Areca Hotel Penang

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Guest reviews

4.7 / 5Exceptional
118 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air Conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationPrangin Mall6 min walk
Popular LocationKOMTAR6 min walk
Popular LocationPenang Times Square11 min walk
AirportPenang (PEN-Penang Intl.)28 min drive

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Free cancellation on all rooms

You can change or cancel this stay if plans change. Because flexibility matters.

  • Heritage Room (Ground Floor)

    Heritage Room (Ground Floor)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Family Suite

    Family Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Double Beds
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  • Garden Room

    Garden Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Heritage Loft

    Heritage Loft

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Large Single Beds
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About this area

George Town

Located in George Town's Downtown George Town neighbourhood, Areca Hotel Penang is in the city centre. KOMTAR and Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Gurney Drive and Penang Times Square. ESCAPE Adventureplay and Kidland Penang are also worth visiting.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Prangin Mall - 6 min walk
  • KOMTAR - 6 min walk
  • Penang Times Square - 11 min walk
  • Kapitan Keling Mosque - 12 min walk
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.) - 28 min drive

About this property

Areca Hotel Penang

3-star George Town hotel in Downtown George Town, walk to KOMTAR
A restaurant, a complimentary children's club and a business centre are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a meeting room, concierge services and a 24-hour front desk. All 50 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Minibars, rainfall showerheads and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.
Areca Hotel Penang offers 50 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead, slippers, bidets and complimentary toiletries.
This George Town hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and a hairdryer. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Limited parking spaces
Limo/town car service

Food and drink

Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM: MYR 25 per person
1 restaurant

Things to do

Shopping centre

Family friendly

Free children's club
Fridge

Conveniences

Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Library
Reception hall
Water dispenser

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

Chinese
English
Malay

Business services

1 meeting room
Business centre
Computer station

Outdoors

Garden

More

Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Blackout drapes/curtains
Ceiling fan

Bathroom

Bidet
Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Rainfall showerhead
Shower
Towels

Entertainment

TV channels
Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Electric kettle
Free bottled water
Minibar
Fridge

More

Desk
Iron/ironing board (on request)
Phone
Safe
Slippers

Policies

Check-in

Check-in available 24 hours
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for MYR 55 per day.

Payment types accepted at this property

Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: MYR 200.0 per accommodation, per stay
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 2.00 per accommodation, per night

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: MYR 25 per person (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: MYR 55 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Safety features at this property include a smoke detector.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. A car is required for transport to and from this property.

Property is also known as

  • Areca Hotel Penang Hotel
  • Areca Hotel Penang George Town
  • Areca Hotel Penang Hotel George Town
All reviews

Guest reviews

4.7

Exceptional

5 - Excellent
84
4 - Good
33
3 - Okay
0
2 - Mediocre
0
1 - Poor
1
4.7
Cleanliness
4.8
Service and Staff
4.6
Amenities
4.6
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Convenient location that walkable distance to komtar, ckowrasta market and food street. Nice staff , especially Jovan and Suki whospacious room.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Spacious, well maintained facilities and friendly staff

Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Areca Penang a Pleasant surprise

    We were pleasantly surprised this hotel is so beautifully restored from a row of shophouses and we liked the location as many places were within walking distances. However, regarding the administration, I was surprised that: 1. my credit card was charged a day before we arrived. From all my previous experience with other hotels the card is only charged upon guest's arrival. 2. Also my card was charged RM200 as deposit. In most hotels, details of the card are taken but no charges are made. I was told the card company will take 7 to 14 days to reimburse me. This is so unnecessary as during our stay we didnt incur any charges.

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Comfortable Stay

    We enjoy our stay in Areca. We even received a call from the check-in counter to see if we are comfortable with our room. Good service. Keep it up!

    Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019