If you have applied for Malaysia Tourist Visa or visited Malaysia Visa Online Apply, then you are one step ahead to fly Malaysia. The second concern of you is now probably “Where to stay in Malaysia?” We are here to help you in this regard. Malaysia is a country with 13 states and you don’t want to miss the best places scattered in East Malaysia and West Malaysia, divided by the South China Sea. For a memorable trip, you must keep yourself in comfort and here comes the need of good hotels. There is a good number of hotels available that suit all sorts of tourists. The list has been made on the basis of the top 10 best places in Malaysia where you are gonna explore.
1. Hatten Hotel, Melaka:
Being declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Melaka is a must visit place. Hatten Hotel, a 4-star hotel is the best choice in this territory. It is located close to the city center from where you can enjoy its cheerful nightlife. There are 700+ suites in this hotel ranging from 33 square meters to 98 square meters are divided into four categories; Junior Suite, Deluxe Suite, Hatten Suite and Hatten Premier Suite. Every suite contains two LCD Televisions and other facilities.
Food lovers have two options here; Chatterz and Alto Sky Lounge. Situated in the 11th floor, Chatterz offers food from all over the world prepared by skilled chefs with an Asian touch. Alto Sky Lounge is located on the 22nd floor and offers you delicious light bites and a variety of fine wines with exquisite music and view also adds pleasure. With other facilities, Splash pool and bar, H spa, gym are also available here. The historical and interesting places are 2 to 20-minute walk from the hotel.
2. Copthorne Hotel, Cameron Highlands, Brinchang:
Cameron Highlands in Malaysia will give you a feeling that you are in the lap of nature. Copthrone Hotel located in Brincheng strengthens this feeling. It is a 4-star hotel with 300+ rooms. All them are furnished with modern facilities such as free bottled water, hairdryers and safes.
Three restaurants with bars offer the guests great meal and drink at the end of the day. Room service is also very satisfying. Cameron Highland Butterfly Farm, Raju Hill Strawberry Farm and Kea Farm are 5-minute walk away. Boh Tea Plantation and Cactus Point are within 3 km. Cameron Highlands Golf Club and the Time Tunnel Museum are also nearby.
3. Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur:
This 5-star hotel is located at the center of the city. There are 662 luxurious guestrooms, including 101 high class suites. All of them give authentic city or garden views. Wireless internet access, a mini bar and a flat-screen TV are the common features of the rooms.
French cuisine at Lafite and Japanese meals at Zipangu are quite tempting. You can also enjoy your drink in the comfortable lounge bar. Outdoor swimming pool with KL Tower view is another facility. KLCC, KL Tower and Pavilion KL are only 10 minutes away from the hotel.
4. The Eastern & Oriental Hotel, Penang:
Popularly known as the E&O, this hotel is in Georgetown, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Sarkies brother established the hotel in 1885. It is a quiet witness of the two World Wars and the independence of Malaysia. Some famous personalities including Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Noel Coward, Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham, Hermann Hesse stayed here. In 2013 the old Victory Annexe, another phase of the hotel was inaugurated.
High-tea is offered to the you with snacks that will remind you the colonial era. the beachfront restaurant at E&O, Sarkies probably offers the best breakfast buffet in the world. Taking a bath in E&O’s classic claw-footed long baths or taking a dip in E&O’s Gorgeous Swimming Pools are both very refreshing. You can also enjoy sunrise and sunset E&O.
5. Le Meridien, Kota Kinabalu:
It is a 5-star hotel located in Kota Kinabalu facing the South China Sea. The hotel is modern with its polished floor and marine themed ceiling. There are 300+ rooms all of them offering a nice view of the sea specially at sunset at the horizon. The Club Lounge, The Grand Ballroom are other features of the hotel.
Latest Recipe, Latitude 05 and Favola are three restaurants here offering fresh seafood, Malay curries and ‘Ambuyat’ – a local food. In Azure Pool Bar & Café you can take dips and enjoy the view of the city and ocean beyond.
6. Berjaya Langkawi Resort, Langkawi:
Rated as a 5-star hotel, Berjaya Langkawi Resort is situated 15 km away from Langkawi and stretched along the Burau Bay. It near to the top attraction; Langkawi Skybridge. It has 400+ rooms. There is a set of individual chalets available from low to high range. Wildlife can be seen as the resort is amidst of the rainforest.
The swimming pool is well designed with beautiful waterfall and artificial cave. There is also a private beach. Dayang Café is the main restaurant that serves breakfast buffet.
7. Berjaya Tioman Resort, Tioman Island:
Berjaya Tioman Resort is the best place to stay in Tioman Island. It is a 4-star resort with 250+ rooms. Each room has an individual balcony. The rooms are categorized in 7 categories most of them give emphasis on view. So the views depend on your choice of room selection.
Sri Nelayan and Matahari Restaurant serves Malaysian, Indian, Thai, Western and Chinese food. Beach Bar, Sunken Pool Bar and Fortune Courtyard offer interesting cocktails, snacks and beverage. Ayura Spa, 18-hole golf course, Diving, Snorkeling, Boat Charters, Glass-bottom boat, Fishing, Kayak, Sunset cruise Marine Park, Water bee are some mentionable facilities here.
8. Concorde Hotel Shah Alam, Selangor:
This 4-star hotel is a 45-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport. It has 380+ rooms categorized in Premier Room, Premier Executive, Premier Suites, Deluxe Room and Deluxe Executive Room. They provide you with all modern amenities.
Among the three restaurants, Melting Pot Café offers American and continental food; Pavilion Terrace offers South Asian food and Ruku-Xin Japanese obviously offers Japanese and Chinese food. Crossroads Lounge is a place for light snacks and drink. The facilities include complementary shuttle service, swimming pool, kilos fitness center, shopping arcade and Alammi spa.
9. Mulu Marriott Resort & Spa, Gunung Mulu:
It is only 5-minute walk away from Gunung Mulu National Park. It is a 5-star hotel and the spacious rooms give you a green view overall. After day long walking or trekking in the rainforest you can have refreshment in the lounge area and at the in-house Riverbar.
Marriott Café is their main restaurant where you can get both local and international cuisine. Swimming pool, gym and spa are available here.
10. BuBu Long Beach Resort and The Barat Perhentian Beach Resort:
Here are two hotels mentioned because of the two islands. BuBu Long Beach Resort is a boutique resort on the Perhentian Kecil. It is a 4-star resort with in-house restaurant and cozy lounge bar. The resort is close to fishing and scenic spots. You can spend your days by Snorkeling, scuba diving and canoeing here.
The Barat Perhentian Beach Resort is a 3-star resort located in Perhentian Besar. It has 46 chalets equipped with all the necessities. The restaurant and the bar are also very good. Perhentian Beach is only 10-minute walk from the resort. Perhentian Islands are extremely seasonal and the peak season is in summer. So, please check your booking carefully.