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Tropics Eight Suites
Tropics Eight Suites
8.4 Excellent
Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia
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2.0 mi from city centre, Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 325 reviews
8.4

Tropics Eight Suites provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in George Town. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

Gurney Inn
Gurney Inn
7.0 Good
No. 6, Jalan Tanjong Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia
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1.4 mi from city centre, Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 121 reviews
7.0

Located in George Town, Gurney Inn is an easy drive from Komtar and Universiti Sains Malaysia. It is also set within a five-minute walk of Gurney Drive.

Seriental Hotel
Seriental Hotel
9.3 Excellent
101, Tanjong Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia
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0.5 mi from city centre, Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia 
ExcellentBased on 12 reviews
9.3

Seriental Hotel is situated in George Town and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

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Cheapest month:January
Most expensive month:February
Average price in Gurney Drive:$95/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$61/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Thursday
$61 - $130
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$61 - $130
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

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Gurney Inn
Gurney Inn
7.0 Good
No. 6, Jalan Tanjong Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia
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1.4 mi from city centre,  

Located in George Town, Gurney Inn is an easy drive from Komtar and Universiti Sains Malaysia. It is also set within a five-minute walk of Gurney Drive.

$16
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Tropics Eight Suites
Tropics Eight Suites
8.4 Excellent
Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia
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2.0 mi from city centre,  

Tropics Eight Suites provides comfortable 3-star accommodation in George Town. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to discover the area's attractions.

$24
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Seriental Hotel
Seriental Hotel
9.3 Excellent
101, Tanjong Tokong, Tanjung Tokong, Malaysia
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0.5 mi from city centre,  

Seriental Hotel is situated in George Town and is close to the area's tourist attractions. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a 24-hour reception.

$31
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Hotel prices near Gurney Drive

3 stars

$16 - $31

Seriental Hotel

#1 Most popular

Seriental Hotel
9.3 Excellent
$31
Avg. per night
Gurney Inn

Best value

Gurney Inn
7.0 Good
$16
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About Gurney Drive

Gurney Drive is a renowned esplanade encompassed by George Town, Penang, Malaysia. Also referred to as Persiaran Gurney, the long oceanfront walkway boasts equal local cultural and modern tourist attraction. The world-renowned vista serves as a commercial hub sprinkled with entertainment venues as well as a bustling business centre lined with locally utilised skyscrapers and office buildings.

The tourist allure of Gurney Drive is accentuated by two massive shopping centres, Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon, respectively. The cuisine is the highlight feature of the esplanade, represented by eateries situated within the Gurney Drive Hawker Centre boasting local delicacies such as Char Koay Teow, Mee Goreng, Rojak, Satay, among others. The esplanade contains many cultural interests including Dharmikarama, which is the only Buddhist Burmese temple situated outside of the country of Myanmar, the Church of Immaculate Conception and the Wat Chaiya Mangkalaram Temple, which is the biggest Thai temple in the city.

Public buses are the predominant form of transportation throughout the area of George Town. There are plentiful taxis available for hire and motorbikes for rental as well. The most popular way to explore the vast lengths of Gurney Drive is on foot.

Gurney Drive was once publicly regarded as New Coast Road until the officially renaming following the death of distinguished public figure Sir Henry Gurney. Coastal erosion has transformed the formerly pristine lengths of beachfront into appealing mangrove-studded silt rows.

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  • What are the best hotels near Gurney Drive?

    Tropics Eight Suites is a very popular hotel near Gurney Drive, with a score of 8.4 from 325 reviews. Seriental Hotel (9.3 from 12 reviews) and Golden View Serviced Apartments (8.0 from 451 reviews) are also highly rated Gurney Drive hotels, based on recent feedback from HotelsCombined users.