Penang hosts one of the busiest industrial hubs in all of Malaysia, which sees countless travelers visiting the area every day. Some are corporate workers on an important business trip, while some are typical tourists on a holiday adventure. These travelers from different wakes of life only have one thing in common; they all love staying at the U Hotel Penang.


The U Hotel Penang is located in Bayan Lepas in the southwestern Penang island district. Getting here requires a brief drive from the airport; it usually takes ten to fifteen minutes to cross the 6 km distance.

The establishment is located 1.1 km from the University of Science Malaysia, 5.4 km from the iconic Penang Bridge, and just 2.3 km away from the luxurious Queensbay Mall. The official address is 676 Jalan Sungai Dua, 11700 Bayan Lepas, Malaysia.


The U Hotel Penang has 128 rooms, each outfitted with industrially retro designs that make for a unique look. The rooms are lavishly modern and filled with luxuries that give you the feeling of being in a futuristic industrial hub.

The furnishings are tastefully artistic and evoke a sense of class and elegance; easily one of the most visually appealing interior designs we have come across.

Room Types

Every room in this modern hotel has the latest amenities, including in-room safes, electric kettles, and HD flat-screen TVs with countless movies on demand. The rooms are clean, beautifully decorated, and feature lavish en suite bathrooms.

The standard radiant queen room measures 15 m² and is the smallest option, while the slightly larger standard twin room measures 16 m² and offers two single beds. The largest option is the magnificent deluxe king room which measures 18 m².

Special Mentions

The U Hotel Penang is an urban masterpiece featuring classy chich rooms, spectacular architecture, and an overall industrial feel with a slight touch of contemporary Art. It was built explicitly keeping corporate travelers and businessmen in mind but also impresses the typical holiday-goer and tourist.

The hallways and corridors of this fine establishment are embellished with some of the most mesmerizing artworks composed by Malaysia’s most talented creators. Guests can also use the professional business center to conduct their work. The staff is exceptionally friendly and helps you with services such as laundry, luggage storage, tour arrangements, and car rentals.

Our Ratings

This hotel does everything right, from excellent service and lavish interiors to breathtaking views and an overall eccentric atmosphere. Guests adore the U Hotel Penang and specifically praise its artistic designs and opulent modern architecture. 

The only drawback is that the rooms are quite small compared to other hotels, but that is reflected in the price, so it works out in the end. Our score for the U Hotel Penang is 4 out of 5 stars.