Merchant Hotel

George Town, Malaysia
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About Merchant Hotel

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  • Clean and Tidy
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  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free
Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of George Town, Merchant Hotel offers accommodations in Penang. The hotel features a sun terrace with views of the sea. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Air-conditioned rooms are fitted with a flat-screen satellite TV. Certain rooms have a seating area and open up to views of the city. The en suite bathroom includes a bath or shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant. The 24-hour front desk and luggage storage service are available for guests. Merchant Hotel is situated 280 metres from both the Penang Heritage Gallery and Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion. It is also 450 metres from the culturally-rich Chinatown and 1.5 km from the Wonderfood Museum, Little India and Fort Cornwallis. The nearest airport is Penang International Airport, 18.2 km from the property.

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Prices are based on the total costs of the stay, including taxes and fees.

Amenities at Merchant Hotel

  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee machine
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Airport shuttle
  • Internet

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Air-conditioned

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Private bathroom


  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Coffee machine


  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Mini-market on site
  • 24hr front desk

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Wardrobe or closet

Things to do

  • Bicycle rental

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7.1 Good
Pros:Staff very helfull
Cons:Fair price but after adding: 10% service charge 6% vat 10rm city tax 2rm gouv. Tax It came out not worth to come there. Its not the hotel, but really feel like scammed by malaysia by all this laws. One day they will understand but it will be too late, tourism in malaysia and penang will drop down very fast


55 Jalan, George Town 10000

What's nearby

  • Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion165 m
  • Muzium Negeri Pulau Pinang0.6 km
  • Masjid Kapitan Keling0.6 km
  • Kuan Ying Teng Temple0.6 km
  • St. George's Church0.6 km
  • Little India0.7 km
  • Sri Mariamman Temple0.7 km
  • Khoo Kongsi Temple0.8 km
  • Penang City Hall0.9 km
  • Pinang Peranakan Mansion0.9 km
  • Fort Cornwallis1.2 km
  • Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple2.4 km



Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 12:00


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FAQs when booking at Merchant Hotel

  • Where is Merchant Hotel located?

    Merchant Hotel is located at 55 Jalan, 0.6 km from the center of George Town. Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion is the closest landmark to Merchant Hotel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Merchant Hotel?

    Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 12:00 at Merchant Hotel.

  • Does Merchant Hotel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Merchant Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • How far is Merchant Hotel from the airport?

    Merchant Hotel is 15 km from Penang Intl. Merchant Hotel is 86 km from Alor Setar.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city center

0.6 km

Nearest Airport

Penang Intl

Distance to airport

15.1 km