Paramount Hotel - George Town, Penang


PARAMOUNT HOTEL is one of a few in the heart of George Town City, Penang, with a beach front where, traditionally, locals would come for a leisurely meal by the sea and fishermen in small boats would their catch for the local market. They still do.

While you stay here, expect to see the nearby fisherfolk land fish, crabs, even lobsters. And you can get it cooked immediately at the hotel’s restaurant, Ocean Green, which is one of the best seafood eatery in town.

Established in 1948 and run by a family for three generations, Paramount is housed in a quaint British colonial bungalow that has retained its old charms. Its management remains traditional – as in the good old days, fuss-free, friendly and efficient with personal attention.

Its 15 rooms of various sizes have been refurbished recently (mid-2009) and now boasts modern amenities like upgraded air-conditioning and toilets, and free Internet access.


Penang or Pulau Pinang ~ George Town ~ heritage

Room Type

15 rooms

Room Description

Rooms are cleaned daily and room toilets come with an electrical hot water shower facility . All rooms are also air conditioned

Facilities & Activities

Ocean Green is one of the best seafood restaurants on the island - serving fresh seafood caught fresh daily from the seas of Penang.

The restaurant is open from noon until 11pm daily, and is a must try if you're staying in town.

The following are some of our trademark specialty dishes.

  • Traditional charcoal grilled satay with overlayed sauce
  • Freshly grilled crab meat topped with cheese
  • Deep fried baby chicken
  • Hainanese spring rolls
  • Deep fried spicy salt and pepper mantis prawns
  • Fresh boiled tiger prawns

IN & Around: Penang