Sweet Cili

Top choice hotel in George Town

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8.3 out of 10

Equal parts handsome and functional, Sweet Cili is a midrange hotel that's worth recommending. The cool, spacious rooms, decked out with retro-themed design and furniture, all include access to an inviting communal kitchen.

Quick description via booking.com

Conveniently situated in Georgetown, Sweet Cili offers elegant and charming accommodation with free WiFi access in the entire property. It provides a common lounge area. Fitted with wooden flooring, rooms include air conditioning, a wardrobe, in-room safe and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The attached bathroom comes with shower facility, hairdryer, a spray bidet and some free toiletries. At Sweet Cili, guests may rent a bicycle/car to explore the vicinity, while airport shuttles can be arranged upon request. The friendly staff is fluently-conversed in Malay, Chinese, Filipino and English. The hotel is 600 metres from Prangin Mall and 700 metres from the iconic Komtar building. Penang Jetty is 750 metres from the property, while Penang International Airport is accessible with a 14 km drive.

Important information

Please inform Sweet Cili in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
A damage deposit of MYR 200 is required on arrival. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.
Please note that effective 1 June 2014, the Penang City Council will be imposing a local government fee of MYR 2 per room per night payable at the hotel for all bookings including all prior reservations made.

Breakfast is served between 07:30-10:30.

A security deposit of between MYR 200 and MYR 500 (depending on number of nights booked) is required upon arrival for incidentals. This deposit is fully refundable upon check-out and subject to a damage inspection of the accommodation.

Please note that the front desk operates from 08:00 to 17:00.
A tourist tax of RM 10 per room per night is applied to all foreign guests. This tax is not included in the room rate and must be paid upon check-in. Guests with a valid Malaysian Identity Card or valid permanent residents MY PR Card are exempted.

Features of Sweet Cili


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Internet services
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Cycling
  • Ticket service
  • Wifi
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • On-site parking
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Street parking


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Air conditioning


  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Car hire
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service


  • Free WiFi available