Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)

18-30, Jalan Trang , Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia, 10150
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Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) formerly known as Trang City Lodge managed by Trang City Enterprise. It opened in February 2001. The Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) architecture uses the old building built in 1910 until 1940. Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) has now been upgraded to a hotel which shares its vision with the Penang government for developing the state after being recognized as a World Heritage Site on July 7, 2007. Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) provides a very comfortable stay for its visitors. Not only that, but the location of Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) is also very strategic. It's right in the town of Georgetown. So you can easily get to any of the interesting destinations in Georgetown. For whatever reason you are in Georgetown, you will definitely want to stay at the Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road).

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24-Hour Front Desk

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/ 10
Engelbert S. B. H.
Good for the price. Strategic location. Counter service good

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18-30, Jalan Trang , Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia, 10150
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Formerly known as Trang City Lodge and managed by Trang City Enterprise, the Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) has been a landmark since its inauguration in February 2001. Its architectural charm lies in the repurposing of a building dating back to the period between 1910 and 1940, a testament to Penang's rich historical tapestry. Elevating its stature in tandem with Penang's aspirations, the hotel aligns itself with the state's vision for development after Georgetown was accorded World Heritage Site status on July 7, 2007. Through meticulous upgrades, the Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) embodies a commitment to preserving heritage while catering to modern comforts.

Located in the heart of Georgetown, the hotel offers not just accommodation but an experience steeped in convenience. Its strategic location ensures easy access to Georgetown's myriad attractions, ensuring that guests can effortlessly explore the city's cultural, culinary, and historical delights. Whether visiting for leisure or business, the Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) promises a stay marked by comfort and accessibility. It stands as a beacon for travelers seeking a quintessentially Penang experience, inviting them to immerse themselves in the charm of this UNESCO World Heritage city.

Location of Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)

The Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) is conveniently located at 18-30, Jalan Trang, Georgetown, Pulau Pinang, Penang, Malaysia, 10150, making it easily accessible from various modes of transportation. Situated in the heart of Georgetown, guests can reach the hotel via public transport options such as buses or by driving their own vehicle.

For those arriving by bus, services are available from Sungai Nibong Express Bus Terminal, accessible from major cities like Kuala Lumpur, with a short taxi ride or RapidPenang bus number 303 directly to the hotel. Alternatively, travelers can opt for a quick 55-minute flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Penang International Airport, followed by a 23-minute taxi journey or the 401E RapidPenang bus to reach the hotel. Driving from Kuala Lumpur via Jalan Duta Toll Plaza offers a scenic route, leading to Jalan Trang in George Town, providing convenient access to the Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road).

Top Attractions Near Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)

Here are some of the top attractions near Old Penang Hotel on Trang Road, offering a diverse range of experiences:

Hin Bus Depot

Only 98 meters away, this vibrant cultural hub housed in a repurposed bus depot showcases local art, crafts, and exhibitions. It's a dynamic space where creativity thrives.


A mere 315 meters from the hotel, KOMTAR is an iconic landmark of Penang. It's a multipurpose complex housing retail outlets, offices, and government departments. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views from its observation deck.

Balai Polis Trafik Daerah Timur Laut

At a distance of 607 meters, this is the Northeast District Traffic Police Station. While it might not be a typical tourist spot, its proximity indicates the bustling local life around the area.

Penang Ferry Terminal

Located 1.83 kilometers away, this terminal offers a scenic way to travel between Penang Island and the mainland. It provides a nostalgic journey across the waters of the Malacca Strait.

Fort Cornwallis

Situated 2.01 kilometers from the hotel, this historic fort was built by the British East India Company in the late 18th century. It offers insights into Penang's colonial past through its cannons, walls, and historical artifacts.

Island Hospital

Just 1.79 kilometers away, this modern medical facility caters to locals and tourists alike, ensuring healthcare accessibility in the vicinity of Old Penang Hotel.

Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) Star Rating

The Old Penang Hotel on Trang Road is a historically significant establishment occupying a UNESCO heritage site. While it doesn't have a formal star rating system like modern hotels, it's often regarded as a budget or economy accommodation option, hence commonly referred to as a 1-star hotel. However, its true value lies in its historical and cultural significance rather than its amenities or services. Visitors are drawn to its charm and heritage ambiance. For specific details about its offerings and services, it's recommended to consult travel resources or contact the hotel directly. 

Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) Chain or Brand Affiliation

Hotel Sentral Georgetown @ City Centre is part of the Hotel Sentral Group, which is a hotel chain with several properties across Malaysia. The Hotel Sentral Group is known for offering affordable accommodations with convenient locations in various cities, catering to both business and leisure travelers. Each hotel within the Hotel Sentral Group maintains its unique identity while adhering to the standards set by the brand. As part of this group, Hotel Sentral Georgetown @ City Centre reflects

Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) Room Information and Main Facilities 

There are 4 room types available at Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) and the price starts from RM 50.51 per night:

Single Room

Tailored for solo travelers seeking a cozy sanctuary during their stay, the Single Room offers snug ambiance and thoughtfully arranged amenities. With a comfortable single bed, this intimate space provides the perfect balance of privacy and convenience, ensuring a restful retreat after a day of exploration.

Double Room

Designed with couples or individual travelers in mind, the Double Room boasts a generous floor area and modern furnishings. Featuring a spacious double bed, guests can unwind and rejuvenate in this inviting setting after immersing themselves in the city's vibrant atmosphere.

Double Room with Bathroom

Similar to the standard Double Room, the Double Room with Bathroom offers added convenience with a private bathroom. Guests can revel in the luxury of having their own dedicated bathroom facilities, complete with modern amenities and refreshing toiletries.

Family Room

Ideal for families or small groups traveling together, the Family Room provides ample space and comfort with two double beds. With plenty of sleeping arrangements, this room is perfect for bonding and creating cherished memories with loved ones. Additionally, the inclusion of a private bathroom adds an extra layer of convenience, ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free stay for all guests.

Main Facilities

  • AC
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • DIning Area

Language Used In Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)  

At Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road), the central ethos revolves around fostering an inviting ambiance and providing attentive service through a team of staff proficient in multiple languages. The paramount aim is to ensure that every guest feels esteemed and receives assistance, with language support available in English, Mandarin Chinese, Malay, and other languages as required. The unwavering commitment is to provide a seamless and pleasurable experience for each visitor, spanning from their arrival until their departure. Regardless of the cultural or linguistic backgrounds of guests, the team is dedicated to ensuring a comfortable and hassle-free stay, thereby establishing Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) as the preferred choice for international travelers seeking a welcoming sanctuary.

Book Your Stay at Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) with Traveloka!

Discover the allure of Georgetown and Penang, where history, culture, and gastronomy intertwine to create an unforgettable experience. Georgetown, the capital city of Penang, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its well-preserved colonial architecture, vibrant street art, and multicultural atmosphere. As you wander through its narrow lanes, you'll encounter a fascinating blend of Chinese temples, Indian mosques, and British colonial buildings, each telling a story of the city's rich heritage. The vibrant street art scene adds another layer of charm to Georgetown, with colorful murals adorning walls throughout the city, reflecting its eclectic spirit and creative energy.

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In-room Bathroom

Nearby Facilities

  • ATM/Banking
  • Beauty salon
  • Gift shop
  • Grocery
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry
  • Shops
  • Supermarket


  • AC
  • Family room
  • Non-smoking room

In-room Facilities

  • Desk
  • Shower
  • TV

Hotel Services

  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour Receptionist


  • Free WiFi

Public Facilities

  • WiFi in public area

Accommodation Policy & General Information in Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)

Important Note
As announced by Royal Malaysian Customs Department, Tourism Tax is imposed starting 1 January 2023 for all hotel guests that are non-Malaysian or non-permanent Residents of Malaysia. Please expect that hotel will collect the Tourism Tax from you during check-in at the hotel. The Tourism Tax rate is 10 RM per room per night.

Check-in/Check-out Time

From 14:00
Before 07:00

Required Documents

Upon check-in, you are required to bring ID Card, Marriage Certificate. Please bring the required documents in hard copy.

General Check-in Instructions

Greeting from Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road), Incase you plan to late check in after 10:00pm please proceed to do check in process at our other outlet on Jalan Kampung Jawa (Old Penang Hotel (PTS). They will help you on room registration there. Any other enquiry you may contact 04-2267611. https://goo.gl/maps/ck4UJknAUQGSJvMD8 We are sorry for any inconvenience. Best Regard, Old Penang Hotel
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Popular Facilities
AC, 24-Hour Front Desk, WiFi
Check-In / Check-Out Time
From 14:00 - Before 07:00

Frequently asked question in Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)

What are available facilities at Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)?
There are top facilites at Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) such as AC, 24-Hour Front Desk, WiFi. (some may require extra charges)
What is normal check-in & check-out time at Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road)?
The standard check-in time at Old Penang Hotel (Trang Road) is starting from From 14:00 while the latest check-out time is at Before 07:00

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/ 10
21 Sep 2023
Good location but toilet inside room is dirty, please change the toilet seat/cover.

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Alvin C.
/ 10
04 Jan 2021
quick check in. deposit rm50.00. room is comfortable for short stay. overall it’s worth the money

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Engelbert S. B. H.
/ 10
13 Dec 2020
Good for the price. Strategic location. Counter service good
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Fisni F.
/ 10
29 Aug 2020
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/ 10
26 Jul 2020
It's awesome if come in group, because its not romantic at all unless that couple/personal love horror movie. Another strategic place because its in Georgetown. The hanger to place the shower had broken in room 116 that I stay if I am not mistaken. Have water dispenser but not in the room. Just have one iron because the others had been snatch.
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Janette W.
/ 10
13 Mar 2020
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Irene A. F.
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Family vacation
/ 10
31 Jan 2020
Good enough😊😊Day by day will be better Thank you.

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Ku Azira K. A.
/ 10
24 Dec 2019
Nice place to stay for people who come to travel and not too much staying at room. Overall nice place to stay with affordable room price. Just don't have parking area to park the car, that's it

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Shopping & Culinary
/ 10
28 Nov 2019
have a rat in the room ...dirty room ...nor recommended ...haunted room

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Roy A.
Medical Travel
/ 10
13 Oct 2019
very nice small and old room but clean and cheap and strategic location

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