The 12 Best Airbnbs In Penang, Malaysia

October 30, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Penang, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Penang and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Satrisna Home By Straits Quay Marina

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $70 per night, airbnb.com

A bright and crisp place just for 2 is the ideal backdrop for a staycation on this beautiful island. Take a refreshing dip in the pool at this cozy, tasteful home with a spacious balcony to enjoy the Penang breeze. Amenities include a gym, a hammock, a full kitchen and free parking on the premises.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Step out to the shared garden for a dip in the pool after a work out in the gym and some tennis. Later, lie out in the hammock on the private terrace, before returning to an interior where highlights include chevron floors and vintage decorations.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Pool | Gym | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Reviews

“This is the home of a super host Five stars across the board! We felt very welcomed and well taken care of even before we arrived! Shinta communicated with us early on and met with us personally upon check in!” – P
“Really enjoyed our stay— great hospitality, great amenities, and the space is beautiful and well-designed. I’ll definitely be back!” – Temily & Bobak
“This stylish, well-appointed apartment was the perfect home base during our 10 days in Penang. My husband and I are here frequently for work and have always stayed in hotels. While nice, they just can’t compare to Shinta’s beautiful space!” – Nicole
“Fancy, cozy and warm place .. we enjoyed staying at Shinta’s place. Shinta was very helpful and we had great communication with her..” – Jihene
“This is a lovely apartment in a great location. Everything is thought of and catered for. I would not hesitate to stay here again.” – Kylie

#2 180° Sunrise Seaview Duplex Unit

7 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $40 per night, airbnb.com

With floor-to-ceiling windows and beautiful white walls, this minimalist apartment is bathed in natural light and has a 180° view of the sea. Imagine waking up to this ambience during your stay in Penang. Perfect for large families of 7 or a large group of 7 friends.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Hosting is our passion! Why our guest love us? •We are 5 stars SUPERHOST•180° PANORAMIC SEAVIEW•SUNRISE view•At Seaside•1000 square feet (whole duplex unit)•1 private car park•TIMES WiFi •Netflix TV•30 restaurants, cafes, pubs, Starbucks, Coffee Bean, Subway, 7-Eleven •Fully air-conditioned•Tour Packages are available•Driver and Photographer package are available•5 to 10 minutes drive to Chew Jetty and UNESCO Heritage old town•15 – 20 minutes to airport”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Hot water | High chair | Elevator | Free parking on premises

Reviews

“My family and I had a great time in Swan’s place. Strategic location and perfect place to chill around. Breathtaking view of the sea from the unit I will definitely be back for another break! Thanks Swan ” – Siti
“Amazing sea view and comfy place, definitely will be coming back :)” – Eric
“The place was amazing especially the view, you can see Penang Bridge from the living room too. You will have basically everything you needed for a short stay. Swam very attentive to all my message regarding parking or check in details.” – Odesha
“Convenience location and have a great sea view. The unit a bit hot in the afternoon but with aircond and extra fan its help to reduce the temperature.” – Wai
“Good location & nice view of Penang island from the unit.Familymart,Starbucks,7-11 was just located at the shops of the condominium..really convenient place”- Ann

#3 Delightful Japandi Retreat With MUJI Concept

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

Start your morning with a cozy read in the morning breeze at this dreamy duplex with spectacular views overlooking the Straits of Malacca Sea and a pool view as well. A duplex that accommodates necessities for children such as a crib, books and toys to keep them occupied during the work hours. Perfect for working adults with children.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Delightful Japandi Retreat is an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and yet it allows you to be connected to the transportation hub within walking distance. It is a 2-bedroom service apartment, with spectacular sea view of Penang Island & magnificent pool view, that comfortably host 4 adults or a family with children for long or short term visit. Ideal for an unplugging and unwinding vacation or a delightful and comfort business trip.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Heating | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Hot water | Children’s books and toys | Pack ’n Play/travel crib

Reviews

“A very clean and spacious flat. The hosts are helpful. The flat has some nice amenities and the snacks and coffee are a nice touch. I would stay again and recommend this place to friends.”- Rick
“The homestay is at a great location. View from 13th storey is amazing. You can see Penang Port and sea from the balcony.” – Noni Isnarti
“The accomodation is fantastic. Comfortable with a modern Japanese twist. Location: Location was strategic because it was nearby the ferry terminal and Penang sentral.” – Rebecca
“The place is very clean and comfortable. It’s equipped with everything – coffee maker, coffee, tea, milo, biscuits, cooking utensils, washing machine (c/w detergent) and high-speed internet”- Nonie
“Stepanie’s place is clean, stylish and comfortable. Have all the usual amenities, even with coffe, milo and biscuits. Will definitely stay again if I go butterworth.” – Chee

#4 Serenity Suite At Straits Quay Penang

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $60 per night, airbnb.com

With a peaceful Marina view of Straits Quay, this stylish apartment offers serene surroundings and a private escape for a couple. The home is apt for a romantic holiday where you have restaurants with varied cuisines close by and a bathtub to soak yourself in a hot bubble bath.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“The best holiday getaway you can ever get with a luxurious, warm and comfortable 1 bedroom *Marina View* apartment in the prime location on the beautiful island of Penang. The convenience to this wonderful apartment is extremely beneficial to your stay as there are a variety of restaurants and shops are just a doorstep away from your apartment. Visiting tourist attraction locations in Penang are just a quick 15 minutes drive away from your destination.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Heating | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Hot water | Bathtub

Reviews

“Exceed my expectations. Will come again here in the future. Siang so welcoming ” – Azira
“Wonderful apartment in a prime location. Wonderful host” – Zeenat
“Great apartment in the ideal location” – Zeenat
“The view is so beautiful! Every morning you get to wake-up and see beautiful the marina view and the sea. Fantastic balcony to enjoy the sights which is accessible from both the bedroom and living-room. “- Chantal
“This is a lovely apartment in a nice quiet location. Having a full second bathroom was a big plus. Nice view from the apartment with a big balcony.” – Patrick

#5 Glorious Seaview Condo At Gurney

8 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

A well-located condo that is close to the seaside, famous eateries that give you Penang’s must-have options readily available, and, to end the day, Penang’s night scene. The 6-seater dining room plus 2 bedrooms make this space suitable for a group of 6 friends.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Our Condo Located at Gurney Drive, Georgetown Penang. -Surrounded by famous 5 stars hotels, Shopping heaven, and convenient for those who wish to explore Penang. -Close to the beach, nightlife, restaurants and family-friendly activities. -Starbucks Coffee and convenience store are right below our home.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Elevator | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Private entrance | Hair dryer

Reviews

“A beautiful place to stay. I felt very comfortable. The location is great and a lot of malls and food courts around.” Tatjana
“Location is good and easy to find. Suitable for traveler in group. Host is friendly and helpful.” -Sheau Mei
“Very nice place. Even check-in guide is very clear. Host is very nice and quick response.” – Allen
“Nice place for staycation & nice view too” – Noor
“Had a lovely stay, it was a as clean as in the pictures shown and the amenities were very useful:)” – Suvee

#6 Santorini At Arte S

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

A delight for photographers and Instagrammers travelling in groups of 4. Amenities include a pool, gym and gaming console to keep yourself entertained throughout your stay.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“The Arte S is photogenic place also known as THE EYES OF PENANG which is the best place for tourists enjoying PENANG island scenic. This building in strategic location walking distance to USM, 7- eleven,restaurants and local coffee shop. The house with 2 bedrooms,2 bathrooms,living room and a balcony which are spacious for families or friends who seeks for gathering place. All bedrooms is equipped with air conditioner.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Iron | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Hot water | Game console | Free parking on premises | Pool | Gym | Free street parking

Reviews

“Nice view & clean . Will visit again” – Jessica
“Nice and comfy, just a perfect place for a relaxing trip.” – Kheshawarthini
“the place looks exactly like it does on the pictures. The neighbourhood is very conveniently located and although it’s a lively neighbourhood the apartment is very quiet”- Sabrina
“The place was very nice. Very comfortable to stay and save also. The house is very clean and neat Amazing view” – Dhurga
“Kenny is very friendly and helpful. Definitely will visit kenny’s place again! Thank you so much. We had a beautiful and very satisfied stayed” – Intan
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#7 Pool View Condominium At Macalister Road

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

Ideal for a group of foodies as this apartment is located close to Gurney where all the eating hot spots are situated. This apartment is loaded with amenities for relaxation, including 3 bedrooms, a pool, hot water supply, washing machine and air conditioning. A comfortable stay for a family of 6 or a group of 6 friends.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Locating at the heart of Macalister Road next to Tropicana 218. Walking distance to Red Rock hotel, Traditional Ghee Hiang Biscuit, Anson Road wet market, Penang famous Sisters Char Koay Teow. 10mins driving distance to the popular city attractions such as UNESCO Heritage site, Siam Road Char Koay Teow, Gurney Drive and Floating Mosque. Our apartment is spacious and cozy with 3BR that can easily fit 6 adults.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Hot water | Window guards | Elevator | Free parking on premises | Pool

Reviews

“Nice location and value for money. Recommended!” – Cheng
“Very good location . The place is very clean and quiet. Will book again when I come back to Penang for holiday .” – Khoo
“Stayed here for 2 weeks time for working purposes. The place is considerably clean and comfortable and the hosts responded quickly to our requests. The place is convenient, with convenient stores nearby and some restaurants along the road.” – Yin Yien
“Really good and nice place! Communication was fast and friendly. We are satisfying!!” – Jukka
“What a steal this place was! Location is right smack in the middle of Georgetown. It’s relatively close to the shore so the breeze was relaxing.” – Zen

#8 Balinese Seafront Suite @ Penang Island

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

A marriage of modern design and the grand tradition of Balinese culture, this suite offers a peaceful getaway. It has a balcony to immerse yourself in the scenic sunrise and sunset view. With 2 bedrooms, this property accommodates a group of 5 guests comfortably.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Seascape Suite was designed with a touch of Balinese decors and lightings to set the right resting and relaxing mood. The unit is also furnished with comfortable and clean linens plus all the necessary essentials for traveler.”

Amenities

Wifi | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Kitchen | Refrigerator | Oven | Stove

Reviews

“Unfortunately our first choice was not available but Alex being the good host he is managed to accommodate us at the Reef apartments we found the apartment clean and tidy with a great view of the bay.” – Philip
“Very clean and nice place.” – Wan Li
“The accommodation was a good value. I would have preferred a self check in and written guidelines for the check in/check out process im advance.” – Leta
“Sanitary and clean. The balcony is great for watching sunrise and sunset.” – Kwun Ming

#9 Cheerful Scandinavian Retreat

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

Entertain your kids in the children/adult pool or playground while you bask in the jacuzzi with a cocktail. A relaxing stay with a full kitchen and WiFi service to keep you abreast with the latest updates during your stay in Penang.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Simple Scandinavian 2-bedroom condominium with spectacular sea view of Penang Island & magnificent pool. Comfortably host 4 adults or a family with children for long or short term visit. Enjoy a gourmet kitchen, facilities access and easy access to major public transportation! Ideal for a delightful and comfort business or vacation trip.”

Amenities

Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Hot water | Game console | Window guards | Room-darkening shades

Reviews

“Easy and quick communication with host. Plenty of recommendations received to eat around. We used as a pit stop for 1 night before heading onwards to our final destination.” – Jimminy
“It was a surprise to find the place not only meeting the description but also the cleanliness we did not expect. Stephanie and her husband Steve have been great in responding to us.” – Danny
“The place was amazing. It is super clean, perfectly decorated and I enjoyed staying in very much. I had a little problem while checking in, but they responded very quickly.” – Lalaa
“Wonderful apartment with great features like pool and gym. Very spacious and elegantly furnished. Well equipped with helpful things like water filter so no need to buy drinking water. Super clean. Amazing hosts.”– Ivonne
“Host is very nice. I did n’t clean the room when I checked out. Host was a little dissatisfied.” – Ruiwen

#10 Japan Designer Studio With Seaview At Georgetown

6 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $30 per night, airbnb.com

The apartment features a blend of original finishes and chic Japanese contemporary decor, contrasting textures and patterns, bright and dark surfaces, with a Penang skyline view. Suitable for Instagram enthusiasts travelling with a large group of a maximum of 7 guests.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“You’re staying in a privately owned property. We will be very much appreciated that you treat the space with respect, love, and care. Should any problems arise, we will definitely do our best to help with immediate action.”

Amenities

Wifi | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Hot water | Elevator | Free parking on premises | Pool | Gym | Paid parking on premises

#11 Boutique Holiday Home Near Batu Ferringhi Beach

11 Guests | 5 Bedrooms | 4 Bathrooms

Book Now: $80 per night, airbnb.com

Host your event at this property that is located 5 min away from the famous Batu Ferringhi beach for its water activities. A comfortable stay with 5 bedrooms to comfortably house up to 11 guests. An elegant blue-themed decor exudes relaxing vibes for a delightful weekend.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Pearl Residences@No. 10 is a brand new 3 storey, 5 rooms, 4 baths with 1 powder room boutique semi detached comfortable home located 5 mins from the Batu Ferringhi beach, amenities, seafood restaurants and the famous night markets along the hotels.”

Amenities

Air conditioning| Hot tub | TV | swimming | Free parking on premises | Hot water | Wifi | Cable TV | Laptop-friendly workspace | Washer | Iron | Essentials

Reviews

“Very homey place. Great for families. Just a short drive from the beach. Great amenities such as a washing machine (which came in handy after sand-filled beach days), a drying rack, and a full working kitchen. “- Nina
“The location is great and the house clean and spacious. It is as described on the website. The host Mr Tony very helpful and so do his partner Mr Moohins.”- GengaRao
“House was very clean, no insects or dirt anywhere to be seen. Air conditioning everywhere and the WiFi was a great compliment to the Smart TV that was available too”- Shakti
“My friends all really love this place. It’s nearby convenience store, mcd and breakfast stalls. Housing area really quiet and amenities provided are beyond expectations”- Ily
“If there’s anything to say about this place, outstanding best fits it. Beautiful, clean, spacious and comfortable. Just left and can’t wait to be back here again already!”- Munira

#12 Romantic Seaview Studio Condo

4 Guests | 0 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $50 per night, airbnb.com

If you are looking for a property close to local eatery hotspot Gurney Drive, this would be a winner for a small family or a small group of friends of 4. For long term use, this home would be well suited for business purposes.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Our home is located at the heart of Tanjong Tokong with fabulous #seaview. You can overlook the famous #GurneyDrive from the balcony! Besides, we have a modern and comfortable room design that suitable for holiday and business trip.”

Amenities

Wifi | Dryer | Laptop-friendly workspace | Heating | Washer | Iron | Essentials | Air conditioning | TV | Hot water | Crib | Elevator

Reviews

“Host is Friendly and place is clean” – Khong Wooi
“Great hospitalisation and beautiful view ” – VisaLini
“This place is outstanding, clean and cozy, bed is very comfort, easy access to gurney plaza, straits quay and georgetown, I highly recommend here”- Kian Yap
“Was a great stay, amazing view and an amazing place with a tv which comes with an Android box. Definitely worth the price.”- Shailan
“We have a pleasant stay at here. Easy to find eateries nearby. This unit is neat and tidy. We’ll definitely come back again.” – Daren
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