Before Contacting Us
Betel Nut Lodge is open 24 hours.
We find the fastest mode of communication with our guests is by email. As a small hotel with a limited number of personnel on duty, Telephone calls may get routed to our answering machine.
If you have made a booking directly through our website, your email booking notification will serve as your Confirmed Reservation.
How To Get To Betel Nut Lodge
If you are arriving Penang by flight, taxi should be taken from the official airport taxi counter just outside the arrival gate – Buy your destination voucher (about RM45 if you arrive between 7am and 11pm) to: Betel Nut Lodge. No.100, Lebuh Melayu (off Lebuh Carnarvon). Tel: +604-2644100. Taxi fare after 11pm usually costs 50% more. With normal road traffic, the taxi takes about 40 minutes to our Lodge.
Public buses run into George Town from Penang Airport. The buses to take are rapidPenang “Airport Transit(AT)”or bus 401E or bus 401 or bus 102. Buses AT and 401E are the faster buses. Take the airport buses to KOMTAR, George Town. Getting off the bus at KOMTAR, Betel Nut Lodge is about 600m away. Tickets (fare RM3) are bought on the bus – Have the correct fare ready as No change is given on the bus. From the Airport, the first bus is about 6am & the last bus is about 11pm. The bus frequency is every 25 min to 80min, depending on demand and the time of the day. With normal traffic, the faster buses AT & 401E takes about 1.5 hours to 2 hours to KOMTAR.
The train to Penang stops at Butterworth station on mainland Malaysia. This station is connected to the ferry terminal and the ferry takes 20 minutes to George Town. Arriving at the George Town ferry terminal, Betel Nut Lodge is 800 metres away. From Butterworth, the first ferry is at 6am and the last ferry leaves at 12 midnight.
Outstation express buses arrive Penang at the Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal, about 13 km from central George Town. From this terminal, travelers can take a public rapidPenang Bus 102 (fare about RM2) to KOMTAR. Betel Nut Lodge is about 600 metres from KOMTAR. One can also take a taxi from the bus terminal (Fare about RM25-RM30) directly to our lodge.
Use the mobile app Waze or Google Maps to get directions to Betel Nut Lodge @ 100,Lebuh Melayu. George Town. Regrettably as an old heritage building, there are No private car parking spaces on our premises. Public street parking spaces in front or near the lodge are easier to secure after 2pm.
100, Lebuh Melayu, 10100， George Town,
Open 24 hours