hotel near Penang airport

Jan 13th, 2010, 11:03 AM
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hotel near Penang airport

I just booked a flight out of Penang and all they had let was a 7am departure....Is it wise to be closer to the airport the night before,or leave the Georgetown hotel at 5am to be at the airport by 6....I would hate to miss my last night in georgetown.....Any thoughts here....Steve suggestions on airport hotel in Penang?
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Jan 13th, 2010, 11:22 AM
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It takes maybe 20 minutes to get to the airport from Georgetown. No reason to change hotels.
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Jan 13th, 2010, 04:39 PM
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I would agree with Kathie, and there aren't that many hotels close to the airport in any case. The closest I can think of is the Equatorial.
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Jan 13th, 2010, 04:41 PM
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Thank you Kathie....I have enjoyed all your reports and replies to other people on this board...My trip this time has been based on a lot of your knowledge on the area,,,along with a few besides the E&O hotel in Penang whats my second best bet there(Im traveling alone this trip)?And in KUL is it better to stay lets say Traders hotel area or should I stay in bukit bintang area with a little more diversity....any thoughts here??/....Thank you again..Steve
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Jan 13th, 2010, 05:34 PM
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Since I've only stayed at the E&O, I'm not a good resource on other hotels in Penang.

In KL, I like the Bukit Bintang area. There are lots of options there.

Enjoy your trip!
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