Editor Picks: Luxury & 5-star hotels in Penang, Malaysia

by Danielle Amato  |  Published May 18, 2019

Comprising mainland Seberang Perai and Penang Island, the Malaysian state of Penang – also known as the Pearl of the Orient – is home to a myriad of impressive historical landmarks that recall the region’s foreign-influenced past. Today it is a world renowned exotic holiday destination, offering a thrilling cocktail of eastern cultures, and in 2008 its pumping capital George Town was listed as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

With its pristine beaches, sparkling waters, and laid back island feel coupled with a big city experience, you’re certain to depart Penang with memories to last a lifetime. And one way to help ensure you have a great time is to pick a great hotel. If you’ve got the budget for it, you might find yourself inspired by our list below showing five of the best luxury hotels that Penang has to offer.