Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Penang Budget Hotels

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and holiday rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Budget Hotels in Penang

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang
5 out of 5
Batu Ferringhi Beach, Batu Ferringhi, George Town, Penang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$155 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Everything was excellent. Staff were friendly and provided tip top service."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar,2020

Shangri-La's Rasa Sayang Resort and Spa, Penang
Chulia Mansion
2.5 out of 5
Get Rates
4.4/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)
Old faithfful still doing a good job!

"The breakfast has been diminished because of 5he virus situation. I was prepared for it to be bad, BUT IT IS QUITE ADEQUATE. THEY ARE STILL DOING A GOOD JOB."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar,2020

Chulia Mansion
B Street Hotel
3 out of 5
Get Rates
4.3/5Excellent! (78 reviews)

"Good Location, in UNESCO protect area, close to everything for sight-seeing; a totally rebuilt hotel with small but adequate rooms with en-suite modern wash rooms; no self serve laundry; no breakfast; tea, coffee and assorted cookies provided near reception area 24/7; roof top terrace is still ‘temporarily’ ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Mar,2019

B Street Hotel
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$69 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"The bathrooms in my earlier stays ( at least 6 times) were cleaner.. perhaps the rooms were on higher floors"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar,2020

Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang
4 out of 5
Batu Feringgi Beach, Batu Feringgi, George Town, Penang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$90 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,409 reviews)

"All the staff were extremely friendly and always polite, and always have a smile when they greet you. We loved the pool. And able to walk to the local night market and food centres."…"

Reviewed on 8 Jun,2020

Golden Sands Resort by Shangri-La, Penang
Apollo Inn
2 out of 5
The price is SG$26 per night
4/5Very Good! (258 reviews)

"good place good staff all im happy to come back next time"…"

Reviewed on 16 Oct,2019

Apollo Inn
Malabar Inn
2 out of 5
The price is SG$19 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (220 reviews)
Great, cheap place

"I enjoy staying here. I've stayed here twice, I like the ability to be able to make coffee and fill up water with the water machine. Internet works pretty well, rooms are always clean."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb,2020

Malabar Inn
Heliconia Hotel
2.5 out of 5
18 Lorong Kinta, George Town, Penang
The price is SG$24 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (529 reviews)

"Everything was just good enough except if the room is soundproof.. no sound come out should be 100% fine"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jun,2019

Heliconia Hotel
Travelodge Georgetown
The price is SG$45 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (759 reviews)

"Strategic location"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar,2020

Travelodge Georgetown
T+ Hotel Butterworth
The price is SG$42 per night
3.9/5Good! (93 reviews)

"Love the bed but not the pillow as it was quite flat. The shower drainage must improve as water is not draining fast enough and will flood. Heater take a longer time to heat, but the water pressure is good."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb,2020

T+ Hotel Butterworth
118 Hotel Macalister
The price is SG$39 per night
3.9/5Good! (86 reviews)

"Good location, near shop house like eating, massage, mini mart. Nice place, will come back again."…"

Reviewed on 6 May,2019

118 Hotel Macalister
Armenian Street Heritage Hotel
The price is SG$30 per night
3.8/5Good! (999 reviews)

"very nice and classic hotel"…"

Reviewed on 17 May,2020

Armenian Street Heritage Hotel
Grand Swiss Hotel
2.5 out of 5
The price is SG$24 per night
3.7/5Good! (172 reviews)
Value for. Price. Stay 1st floor, if u Don climb

"There is no. Lift, so if you are staying on second, need to climb up. Value for price"…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb,2020

Grand Swiss Hotel
G Times Inn Hotel
The price is SG$37 per night
3.7/5Good! (182 reviews)

"Everything is fine, except the wifi is useless. This is a real problem, but I had my own data on my phone"…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb,2019

G Times Inn Hotel
T+ Hotel Macallum
The price is SG$43 per night
3.7/5Good! (132 reviews)

"Clean rooms and bath area. Nice firm mattress. Nice pillows. Tile flooring in rooms and corridor can be noisy and cold. Great for business travellers."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep,2019

T+ Hotel Macallum
Grand Inn Penang Road
2.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$18 per night
3.7/5Good! (264 reviews)
Loud People

"People talking loudly outside late at night on Level 3"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan,2020

Grand Inn Penang Road
JV Hotel Bandar Tasek Mutiara
Get Rates
3.7/5Good! (20 reviews)
It was okay for the price.

"Apparently they only have ONE unit of hair dryer. That's the only downside."…"

Reviewed on 27 Apr,2017

JV Hotel Bandar Tasek Mutiara
Tune Hotel Georgetown Penang
2.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$23 per night
3.3/5 (438 reviews)

"Good and near town"…"

Reviewed on 20 Dec,2019

Tune Hotel Georgetown Penang
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Budget Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Budget Hotels in Penang

Search for Budget Hotels in Penang on Expedia. You can easily find your hotels in Penang using one of the methods below:

  • View our selection of featured hotels in Penang
  • Use the map to find hotels in the Penang neighborhood you prefer
  • Use the filters to see hotels in a specific area of Penang, select a specific theme, brand, or hotel class from basic (1 Star) to luxury hotels (5 Stars) in Penang
  • Enter your travel dates to view the best deals on hotels in Penang - while they last

Frequently asked questions

What is Penang like for travellers on a budget?
Penang offers cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly holiday choice. In addition to its well-known attractions such as KOMTAR and Gurney Drive, this destination is home to Penang Hill and Padang Kota Lama, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Penang?
Based on reviews, Apollo Inn is a popular 2-star property for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and air conditioning. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include 118 Hotel Macalister and Heliconia Hotel.
What is there to see and do in Penang?
Penang attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as KOMTAR and Gurney Drive, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Check out the local culture at Batik Painting Museum Penang and House of Yeap Chor Ee, or visit other spots like Penang Islamic Museum.
What's the best way to get around Penang?
The most convenient airport is in Penang (PEN-Penang Intl.), situated 10.6 mi (17.1 km) away from the city centre. Penang might not have many public transport options to choose from so renting a car could be an economical alternative to explore the area.

Travelers loved these Budget Hotels

More trip options