In the city center along Jalan Macalister, you could stay at the YMCA which is internationally known to offer budget accommodation for those who travel light and simple. The De Garden Hotel is located in Lorong Cempa where there are 123 air-conditioned rooms that start from RM125.
For those who would like to enjoy the more heritage style of living in Georgetown, the Penang Old House at No.12, Jalan Phuah HinLeong is an ideal choice as it is developed on a heritage guest house concept. The Hotel Mingood in Argvil Road provides rooms that start from RM85 per night while one can also stay at the Old Budget Hotel with rooms starting from RM70. Other budget accommodation here include the 75 Travellers’ Lodge, the 100 Cintra Street, the Broadway Budget Hotel, Cathay Hotel as well as Goodhope Inn which is located along Gurney Drive.