Heritage To Sea-View Resorts - 8 Penang Hotels For The Best Year-End Staycation (With Extra 40% Off) & Halal Food Nearby


Siti Aishah Ahmad •  Nov 10, 2021

School holidays are coming up and now that interstate travel is allowed, it’s time to pack your bags to one of the most vibrant states in Malaysia! From romantic accommodations to stunning heritage stays, there are plenty of gorgeous hotels in Penang that are perfect for a short or long escapade. 

Since it’s November that also means the grand 11.11 sale is coming up! To commemorate 11.11, ShopBack is partnering with Booking.com for customers to get exclusive deals and discounts up to 70% off when booking hotels with them. 

On top of that, you can also earn cashback rewards up to 40%. Read on to find out how you can get cashback and transfer those rewards into your bank account. To help you with your future staycation plans, here are 8 top hotels for the best Penang experience!  

HHWT Tip: Extra cashback rewards are applicable for all hotels in Penang so do check out these amazing hotels below for the most memorable and money-saving staycation!

1. Lexis Suite Penang

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For the most enjoyable family trip, Lexis Suite Penang has everything that you will need. Not only is the hotel located by the sea so you can opt for sea-view rooms but they also have rooms with a private pool! You’ll fall in love at first sight with their luxurious pool suites where you and your family can swim and chill all day by the private pool. At night, you can gaze at the beautiful view of the sandy beach from your balcony. 

As for halal food nearby, look no further as the hotel has a halal-certified restaurant, Roselle  Coffee House that serves both local and international cuisines. 

Average price per night: RM540

Price after 40% Cashback: RM324

Address: 28, Jalan Teluk Kumbar, 11920 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

Contact:: 04-628 2888

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2. Angsana Teluk Bahang

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This 5-star hotel in Penang is situated by the idyllic Teluk Bahang beach and all of their 250 rooms offer the dreamy view of the Andaman Sea. Plus, it is only 30 minutes away from the vibrant Georgetown by car and 5 minute-drive from Batu Ferringhi! 

Angsana Teluk Bahang hotel is the ideal romantic spot for couples who want to spend more time together. Although the 5 restaurants in the hotel are not halal-certified but you can save tons of money by eating at nearby Muslim-owned stalls like Shah’s Kopi, Belimbing Cafe Corner and more. 

Average price per night: RM650

Price after 40% Cashback: RM390

Address: 11, Jalan Teluk Bahang, Teluk Bahang, 11050 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang

Contact: 04-817 0888

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3. Eastern & Oriental Hotel

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Any Penangites would recommend the majestic Eastern & Oriental Hotel to travelers as it is one of the best hotels there is! It is a 19th century heritage hotel and you will feel like a Victorian lady as you pass through the intricately decorated hallways with classic wood furnishings. This hotel provides world-class service to its guests and offers spacious colonial-style suites with ample lounge and work areas. Even if you’re looking for a change of scenery to work from home, E&O will ensure you have the most memorable stay. 

Average price per night: RM700

Price after 40% Cashback: RM420

Address: 10, Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, 10200 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Contact: 04-222 2000

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4. Iconic Hotel 

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Located in Bukit Mertajam, Iconic Hotel is a vibrant hotel with many attractions nearby and reachable within a few minutes by car! This is the place if you’re travelling with a group of friends and are looking for an adventure at mainland Penang but the island is just a stone’s throw away using the scenic Penang Bridge. Among the touristy spots you could go on the mainland is visiting the Penang Bird Park and Sunway Carnival Mall. When in Bukit Mertajam, you have to stop by the famous Hameediyah mamak restaurant to get a taste of Penang. 

Average price per night: RM500

Price after 40% Cashback: RM300

Address: 71, Jln Icon City, Bukit Tengah, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang

Contact: 04-505 9988 

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P.S. 11.11 sale gets much better with ShopBack as you can save up to 40% when you book hotels through them! Read on to the end of the article to find out how to save more with ShopBack.

5. JEN Penang Georgetown by Shangri-La

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Next to KOMTAR, Prangin Mall and 1st Avenue Shopping Mall, JEN Penang Georgetown by Shangri-LA is the place for any city dwellers who love the hustle and bustle of city life. It is also only 500m away from the fun 5D Interactive World while The Upside Down Museum and Dark Mansion - 3D Glow in The Dark Museum are merely 600m away. For a fun-filled staycation in Penang, definitely check this hotel out!

Only a few minutes by foot, enjoy your breakfast or dinner at Kassim Nasi Kandar with delicious roti canai with a cup of sweet teh tarik. 

Average price per night: RM250

Price after 40% Cashback: RM150

Address: Magazine Rd, George Town, 11900 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Contact: 04-262 2622 

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6. Royale Chulan Penang

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Nestled in the Weld Quay area, Royale Chulan Penang has most of Penang’s tourist attractions near its property. Offering the city view, Royale Chulan is also only 1km away from the busy Little India, Pinang Peranakan Museum and Wonderfood Museum. For families or friends looking for a roof to put over their head with a comfy bed after a day of sight-seeing, this 4-star hotel is ready to provide the best service.

Royale Chulan is in the heart of Georgetown which means there are many Muslim-friendly cafes you should check out! 

Average price per night: RM270

Price after 40% Cashback: RM162

Address: No 1 & 2, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Contact: 04- 259 8888

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7. Travelodge Georgetown Penang

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Featuring an outdoor swimming pool and contemporary-style rooms, Travelodge Georgetown Penang offers the most cultural getaway you could dream of. It is 300m from the Penang State Museum and there a lot of halal food nearby for Muslim travelers! Suitable for backpackers who are looking for reasonably priced nights in Penang. 

If you’re looking for halal food, definitely check out Hameed Pata Mee Sotong to taste the most flavourful mee curry. 

Average price per night: RM240

Price after 40% Cashback: RM144

Address: 101, Jalan Macalister, 10400 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Contact: 04-226 0084

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8. SAVV Hotel

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SAVV Hotel is in the heart of Georgetown and offers cozy accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool and a quaint little garden to have a relaxing afternoon. They also have a sun terrace if you want to soak up all the warm rays of sunlight and it’s near to 1st Avenue Mall, Rainbow Skywalk at Komtar as well as the Pinang Peranakan Museum. 

As you’re going around Georgetown, check out this halal glasshouse cafe in Penang!

Average price per night: RM290

Price after 40% Cashback: RM174

Address: 39C, Pengkalan Weld, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang

Contact: 019- 239 7228

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Here’s how you can save & receive up to 40% cashback with ShopBack

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In collaboration with Penang Tourism Board and Booking.com (& for a limited time only!) ShopBack is offering exclusive cashback rewards of 40% on 11.11 when you book ANY Penang accommodation. Simply download the ShopBack app or head to ShopBack’s website, click through to Booking.com via ShopBack platform, choose your preferred hotel and pay as usual.

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The average price per night for some of the hotels mentioned above is RM270 and if you book on 11 November, you’ll receive RM108 back into your ShopBack account in cash. You can then easily withdraw the cash into any bank account! If you’re eyeing a five star hotel, the average price per night is around RM540 but on 11.11, you’ll save RM216. 

This 40% cashback reward has no cap and is applicable on all Penang hotels so don’t miss out this chance for the best staycation! Save as you plan your holidays when you #StartWithShopBack. Book your staycation in Penang on Booking.com via ShopBack now!

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