Penang is one of the go to place in Malaysia for scrumptious food, amazing cafes/ bars, and who could forget the beach and UNESCO Heritage spots!
If you’re going through a dilemma on where to book your stay during your trip down to Penang, continue reading to find out affordable Airbnbs at RM100 and below around the Georgetown and city area!
If you’re the type that loves to indulge in traditional Malaysian shophouse lodging, you’ll definitely enjoy this stay at MoonTree47. The shophouse was built in the 1920s in the UNESCO Heritage Site of Georgetown, featuring a charming cafe with an international menu and free WiFi in the shophouse.
This standard single room requires you to share bathroom with other guests, while some of the rooms have private balconies and en suite bathrooms however all the rooms are equipped with basic facilities like fan, aircon, etc. The reviews are all positive on this Airbnb, having great location that is in the center of Georgetown and a helpful host.
- Price: RM55/night (1 Guest)
Rope Walk Guesthouse
We will be featuring Rope Walk’s Double Room 2 which consists of a shared bath, a Queen-sized bed and bedroom for 2 guests. This guesthouse is nearly a 100 year old heritage house located at the heart of Georgetown which is a great location you could walk to all UNESCO sites, street arts, cafes, food courts, and also night markets. The bus terminal to the airport and the ferry terminal to Langkawi and Butterworth is also within the 500 meter distance. All positives reviews throughout the Airbnb website for this room, great staff/ host, and also the perfect location within walking distance to most places.
- Price: RM90/ night (2 Guests)
For those who don’t mind getting a private tatami room in a house, you could opt for Rumahku Georgetown. It is modern, clean, and you get a private half bath for 2 guests. This Airbnb offers free WiFi, dryer, a kitchen, and a laptop friendly space for you to get cracking on your own work. It is located near to the 1st Avenue Mall and quite close to the center of Georgetown. Reviews are all great for this Airbnb, and most guests recommend to catch a Grab out if you are alone however there’s a bar/ restaurant on the same street that you could go for.
Price: RM98/ night (2 Guests)
Website: RumahKu Georgetown
Unique Heritage Home
This Unique Heritage Home Airbnb is located in the central district of the popular street art in Penang and all the famous food stalls. You can look forward to an indoor garden and picturesque interiors at this Airbnb. Guests for this private room can enjoy working desks, a piano in the lobby, a kitchen, and also clean shared baths. The heritage townhouse is from the early 1900 with wooden flooring and wooden ceiling across all the rooms. Guests will definitely appreciate the amazing location which is a 2 minute walk from Armenian street, beach street, carnavon street, and Komtar, in addition to a 15 minute walk to the Langkawi jetty.
Price: RM37/ night (1 Guest)
Website: Unique Heritage House
Lavender Sea View
Just like the name of the Airbnb location, guests can expect to enjoy a nice sea view and also a city view while staying here. You’ll be able to book an entire serviced apartment that is available for 4 guests. Since it’s an apartment, there are amenities like a swimming pool, gym, ping pong and game room, and a jacuzzi. Other than that, the apartment is equipped with free WiFi and also a functional kitchen for guests to use. Reviews mention that it is very neat and clean, and can expect a very helpful host.
Price: RM84/ night (4 Guests)
Website: Lavender Sea View
Guests that booked this Airbnb will be staying in a private room with an addition of a private bath for more privacy. Breakfast is included in the stay, along with bottled water, basic toiletries, towels, and hairdryer. The house is 3 storey high so guests will be able to stay comfortably in their own privacy. On the Airbnb page, the host listed most of the Penang attractions and the distance it is from the house. Most of the reviews state that the host is very helpful and nice, and that the house is very clean and tidy.
Price: RM60/ night (2 Guests)
Website: 56 Residence
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