THE GURNEY RESORT HOTEL & RESIDENCES – LOCATION
18 Persiaran Gurney, Georgetown, Penang 10250, Malaysia
Phone Number: 604 370 7000
The Gurney Resort Hotel in Penang sits along Gurney Drive, a renowned tourist belt near Georgetown’s business district. It is 20 km (approximately 25 minutes) from the Penang International Airport. The ferry terminal is a 4-minute drive away.
You might also want to drop by Beach Street, which is only 10 minutes away from the hotel. Every Sunday, Project Occupy Beach Street will temporarily barricade major streets adjacent to Beach Street for family-friendly, community activities that the public can be a part of.
This is in conjunction with the state government’s initiative for Penang Car Free Day, where everyone can utilize the six-hour, traffic-free space for brisk walking, jogging, biking, dancing and social activities – yes, busking is officially legit.
Skip the drive to Beach Street on Sundays and hop on the public bus to these streets.
Here are other must-visit places in Penang, Malaysia that guests can visit within driving distance from our Georgetown hotel:
- Wat Chayamangkalaram Buddhist Temple – 1.6 km
- Penang’s Traditional Joss Stick Maker – 2.1 km
- Georgetown – 3 km
- St. George’s Anglican Church – 3 km
- Khoo Kongsi – 3.7 km
- Fort Cornwallis – 3.2 km
- Firefly Haven – 5 km
- Botanical Gardens – 5.1 km
- Straits Quay – 5.2 km
- Penang Hill (Bukit Bendera) – 7.4 km
- Kek Lok Si Temple – 8 km
- Beaches at Batu Ferringhi – 14 km </li
- Snake Temple – 20 km
- Penang Bird Park – 26.4 km
Within the hotel vicinity, guests can also find a variety of cafes, fast food restaurants like Subways & Coffee Bean outlet next door of the hotel. Medical facilities like Gleneagles Hospital Penang and Island Hospital Penang are within a 5-minute drive. Shopping centers such as the Gurney Plaza and Gurney Paragon is a stroll away along the Gurney coast walk and Batu Ferringhi night market are all within easy driving distance from our Penang hotel.