Penang Guide 2019 - LGBT-friendly bars & clubs, recommended hotels - Travel Gay Asia

Penang is a Malaysian State, located on the northwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia. The island is one of the fastest-growing in the country.

Penang’s capital city, George Town, located at the northeastern tip of the island, is known for its unique cultural heritage, excellent street food and shopping options.

Penang • Bars & Clubs

Seventy7

34 Jalan Nagore , Penang | map

10 Exceptional
based on 1 Agoda reviews

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weekday Wed-Thu 19:30 - 01:30 weekend 19:30 - 03:00 / 01:00

Stylish, cosy cafe bar in Penang’s famous George Town. Seventy7 features drag shows, live music and karaoke. Gay-popular.

Smoking is not allowed, except in the front garden area. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

nearest station : Rapid Penang Bus: 101,103

features bar, music, cafe, live music, karaoke, drag shows, free wi-fi (酒吧, 音乐, 卡拉OK, 现场音乐, 咖啡馆, 免费无线上网)

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Penang • Massage Spas

MySoul Wellness
MySoul Wellness

392A, 1st Floor, Jalan Burmah, Pulau Tikus, Penang | map

10 Exceptional
based on 1 Agoda reviews

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weekday 09:00 - 21:00 weekend 09:00 - 21:00

Penang-based, professional holistic massage therapist Maik Toh offers a range of massage and services for men including Thai Yoga Massage, Reflexology, Earwax Removal Service, etc.

The therapist uses his own self-blended aromatherapy massage oil and focuses his attention on helping clients relax, stretch, treatment and detox.

Out-call service to hotels/homes – the therapist brings his own equipment including sterilised towels. In-call service is also available to members by appointment only at his studio, located at 392A, 1st Floor, Jalan Burmah, Pulau Tikus, Pulau Pinang. No walk-in’s.

features massage (按摩)

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Penang • Hotels

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The Kasturi Resort
The Kasturi Resort
beautiful location.
The Kasturi Resort
The Kasturi Resort
The Kasturi Resort
The Kasturi Resort
The Kasturi Resort
The Kasturi Resort
The Kasturi Resort
The Kasturi Resort

KM 32.5, Jalan Kuantan, Kemaman, 26080 Cherating, Penang | map

10 Exceptional
based on 1 Agoda reviews

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The Kasturi Resort

Why this hotel? beautiful location. Free WiFi.

The Kasturi is a stunning luxury resort, facing the beach and backed by the forest. Here you will escape the stress of daily life, without sacrificing the comforts and luxury one deserves!

The resort is laid across the beach with individual chalets, each with a private pool and deck, allowing ultimate privacy and seclusion. The main building also has six suites, still allowing unrestricted sea views.

The resort also hosts a turtle hatchery, showing a dedication to the local wildlife. Visitors can participate in the release of the hatched turtles, a truly unique and wonderful experience.

The Kasturi Resort is truly the ultimate in beach luxury.

features restaurant, lounge, gym, bar, spa (酒吧, 餐厅, 健身房, 温泉) | guestrooms: 19

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Cititel Penang
Cititel Penang
Excellent location.
Cititel Penang
Cititel Penang
Cititel Penang
Cititel Penang

66 Jalan Penang, George Town, Penang | map

7.7 Very Good
based on 7493 Agoda reviews

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Cititel Penang4 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent location. Popular choice. Value for money. Free WiFi.

The great-value Cititel is located on Upper Penang Road (UPR) in Penang’s heritage enclave of George Town. It has 3 restaurants, pool, gym and spa.

The hotel offers 450 guest rooms with views of the city or the sea, each with air conditioning, coffee maker, safe, flat screen TV, free WiFi. There’s a tour desk, gift shop and karaoke room.

Located just 5 minutes from the Penang Ferry Terminal and a 20-minute drive from the airport. The famous Batu Feringghi Beach can be reached in 30 minutes by car.

features karaoke, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi (卡拉OK, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 健身房, 免费无线上网)

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Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Popular choice.
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang

33 New Lane (off MacAlister Rd), Penang | map

7.8 Very Good
based on 8914 Agoda reviews

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Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang4 stars

Why this hotel? Popular choice. Convenient location. Great value. Free WiFi.

Great-value hotel in the centre of George Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, close to tourist attractions, shopping malls, entertainment and food district.

Sunway Hotel offers 250 guest rooms, a restaurant and an outdoor pool overlooking the city. Modern rooms feature free WiFi, floor-to-ceiling windows, satellite TV, minibar and safe.

Located a 10-minute drive from Penang’s famous food area, Gurney Drive, and within 10-minute drive from the airport.

features restaurant, swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi (餐厅, 游泳池, 健身房, 免费无线上网)

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G Hotel Kelawai
G Hotel Kelawai
Beautiful views.
G Hotel Kelawai
G Hotel Kelawai
G Hotel Kelawai
G Hotel Kelawai

2 Persiaran Maktab, Gurney Drive, Penang | map

7.8 Very Good
based on 8914 Agoda reviews

G Hotel Kelawai5 stars

Why this hotel? Beautiful views. Great for shopping. Popular with gay guests. Free WiFi.

The stylish, contemporary G Hotel is 10 minutes’ walk from Gurney Plaza with its shopping and dining options and offers fabulous views of Penang.

Each non-smoking guest room is tastefully furnished, with flat screen TV, iPod dock, seating area, minibar, free WiFi. Upgraded rooms have a kitchenette, a terrace and access to the lounge with free cocktails and breakfast.

G Hotel Kelawai features an infinity-edge outdoor pool with great views, a modern gym, two restaurants and two bars. Airport transfer and shuttle service available at a surcharge.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 健身房, 免费无线上网)

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Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Eastern & Oriental Hotel
In George Town.
Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Eastern & Oriental Hotel
Eastern & Oriental Hotel

10 Lebuh Farquhar, George Town, Penang | map

8.9 Excellent
based on 3531 Agoda reviews

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Eastern & Oriental Hotel5 stars

Why this hotel? In George Town. Great for sightseeing & shopping. Free WiFi.

The Eastern & Oriental has a prime beachfront location in George Town, a 15-minute walk from Penang’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a short drive from the Gurney Plaza shopping mall.

This 19th century hotel offers first-class facilities: outdoor infinity pool, 6 restaurants, 24-hour gym with sauna. Butler service available.

Spacious, colonial-style suites feature free WiFi, cable TV’s, large bathrooms and living areas. Some rooms offer sea views and a kitchenette. Excellent breakfast buffet.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 健身房, 免费无线上网)

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Four Points by Sheraton Penang
Four Points by Sheraton Penang
Beachfront location.
Four Points by Sheraton Penang
Four Points by Sheraton Penang
Four Points by Sheraton Penang
Four Points by Sheraton Penang

505 Jalan Tanjung Bungah, Penang | map

7.9 Very Good
based on 2179 Agoda reviews

Four Points by Sheraton Penang4 stars

Why this hotel? Beachfront location. Excellent service & value for money. Free WiFi.

Four Points Penang is located on beachfront in Tanjung Bungah, an easy drive to Straits Quay Mall and 4 km from Gurney Drive promenade.

The hotel offers direct beach access, an outdoor pool with sun loungers, a fitness room, a restaurant and a bar. The reception is open 24 hours.

Bright, modern guest rooms have free WiF, flat screen satellite TV, safe and tea & coffee maker. Upgraded rooms & suites offer ocean views, kitchenettes and separate living areas.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, beach, sun terrace, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 阳台, 健身房, 海滩, 免费无线上网)

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GLOW Penang
GLOW Penang
In the heart of George Town.
GLOW Penang
GLOW Penang
GLOW Penang
GLOW Penang

101 Jalan Macalister, George Town, Penang | map

7.7 Very Good
based on 3236 Agoda reviews

GLOW Penang3 stars

Why this hotel? In the heart of George Town. Great value. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

GLOW Penang is perfectly located in the heart of George Town, a 10-minute walk to KOMTAR Complex and a short drive to the UNESCO World Heritage area and restaurants in Gurney Drive.

All air-conditioned guest rooms feature free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV, desk, mini fridge, safe, tea & coffee-making facilities. Breakfast is great, and room service is available.

This modern hotel has its own outdoor pool and small gym. The lounge bar, café and restaurant serve a choice of snacks, food and drinks.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 健身房, 免费无线上网)

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