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H Elite Design Hotel
Wakaf Che Yeh,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Kids club
  6. Golf course [on-site]
  7. Exercise area
  8. Swimming pool [outdoor]
"Very new hotel so the plus points were that the rooms, furnishings, sheets etc were all relatively new/ used only a few times. Check in was fast. We weren’t aware kelantan state charged rm2 tourist tax per room but was well explained by the front desk staff. Located next to orange mall which Has some fast food options. Cons: 1. location - about 5-10mins drive from Kota Bharu town. 2. Ongoing construction, so some areas still dusty. 3. Water pooling in the shower. Not sure wether it was just a problem in our rooms. However, we didn’t have time to complain and it didn’t bother us so much. 4. Breakfast: very limited choice But overall it was a good stay for our family of four. "
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8.3

Excellent

3398 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 75
Perdana Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Transport to airport
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  5. Hot tub
  6. Exercise area
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Check-in/out [express]
"An old beauty - one of the earliest hotels in Kota Bharu has been refurbished. With new modern design, the rooms are spacious and comfortable. However, there are a few rooms for improvements: 1. Bathrooms are too small. A person has to know how to squeeze oneself when using the bathroom 2. Some of the rooms are quite new, even, the contol dashboard for room amenities (lighting, TV and etc) are not properly connected and haywire 3. Food during breakfast are abundant. However, has to upgrade the seating area a little bit more as people might feel a little claustrophobic "
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8.6

Excellent

8520 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 92
The Grand Renai
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Transport to airport
  2. Valet parking
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  5. Hot tub
  6. Exercise area
  7. Front desk [24-hour]
  8. Luggage storage
"This is my 5th trip to Kota Bharu. We definately will stay in Renaissance Hotel because of the strategic location. The hotel is near to the town especially Pasar Khadijah and quite close to Pantai Cahaya Bulan (PCB). It will take us about 20 minutes drive to get to the beach without heavy traffic. My family especially my hubby love to be in Kota Bharu because of the marvelous foods that we can find over there. We like to be in PCB where we can eat "Fresh Deep fried Fish(ikan goreng tepung), squid, prawn and etc.." with colek...Yummy...!!Yummy!! while kids will enjoy playing kites by the beach..."
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8.3

Excellent

3146 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 76
PCB beach resort- Pantai Cahaya Bulan
Pantai Cahaya Bulan (PCB),Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Transport to airport
  2. Car park
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Check-in/out [express]
  5. BBQ facilities
  6. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  7. Coffee shop
  8. Restaurants
"Lovely receptionists"
6.6

Very good

89 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 41
Staycity Apartments - Kota Bharu City Point
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Transport to airport
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Family room
  5. Rental car
  6. Security [24-hour]
  7. Body thermometer
  8. Hand sanitizer
"Room is very big and has a very AirBnB style. Property has a lift so you can easily move your luggage up and down. Property is located right in the heart of Kota Bharu and is walking distance to places such as Pasar Khadijah, Istana Jahar and nearby museums. Facilities in the room were generally ok but could do with some improvements. Toilet door could not close as it was broken. Lack of places to hang towel in the toilet. The stand lamp was broken. However, the property comes with cutlery, a fridge, kitchen top and many hangers. Overall, a very satisfying stay!!!"
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7.9

Very good

401 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 29
ibis Styles Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Check-in/out [express]
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Kids club
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Car power charging station
"Book thru agoda is cheaper than walks in. Pls do not adds on for breakfast. Breakfast was not the buffet just an ala cart with white rice + ayam masak merah + orange juice. (Not worth adds on RM40 for breakfast). Overall stay is went smooth and good. Facilities such as pool, gym, cafe, not avalable due to MCO 2.0. Indoor parking very limited. I stayed in room 804. The aircond timer will auto off after 90 minutes. I have to wakes up in midnites to on the aircond for every 1 and half hour. Aircond was centralised control i/o remote control. The bed frame was dusty. Pls get service manager to supervise on this. Towel was new and clean + face towel. Definitely will stay again if going to Kota Bharu. "
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8.9

Excellent

623 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 45
Grand Riverview Hotel
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Valet parking
  2. Shuttle service
  3. Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Exercise area
  6. Swimming pool [outdoor]
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Contactless check-in/out
"we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here (3 nights). most westerners seem to quickly pass through kota bharu on the way to the perhentians, but we feel it is well worth staying a couple of nights at least. we found the people to be generally friendly & accommodating. our room was clean & comfortable with a man-size bath & shower. even room service meals were cheap & delicious. the staff were very friendly & prompt in rectifying any minor problems. their english was a little limited at times but certainly much better than our bahasa. we paid approx. us$230 for 3 nights in a premier room with a quality buffet breakfast included. excellent value! kota bharu is a hidden gem (imho) - easy to walk around, vibrant markets, interesting history & culture, great food & retail if desired."
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7.9

Very good

4673 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 70
Classy Studio @ Kota Bharu City Point
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Transport to airport
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  5. Check-in/out [express]
  6. Cash withdrawal
  7. Laundry service
  8. Wi-Fi in public areas
"Situated in the middle of Kota Bharu’s food heaven. Pasar Siti Khadijah is about 5mins walk and so is Ulam Cikgu and Din Tokyo. The place is a studio apartment with one queen bed and one single bed. Size wise, it’s definitely more spacious than hotel’s room around this price. Since this is a serviced apartment, no breakfast is served but it’s not a big deal when the area is surrounded by numerous food joints. I strongly recommend this place. Btw, the bus station is about 5 min walk from this place. "
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8.7

Excellent

369 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 30
Studio Exclusive (Kota Bharu City Point)
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Transport to airport
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  5. Check-in/out [private]
  6. Laundry service
  7. Wi-Fi in public areas
  8. Rental car
"Very strategic location in Kota Bharu town. Walking distance to all the main attraction, food and market. Staff was friendly and informative when we check in. Room is clean and since it comes with a little pantry plus basic kitchen tools, I was able to cut up some local fruits bought from Kota Bharu night market. Will definitely recommend this place in future!"
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8.6

Excellent

206 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 28
Tune Hotel – Kota Bharu City Centre Kelantan
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Front desk [24-hour]
  2. Check-in/out [express]
  3. Luggage storage
  4. Shops
  5. Coffee shop
  6. Laundry service
  7. Restaurants
  8. Room service
"This is a very nice cosy hotel in Kota Bharu. There is a shopping mall (KB Mall) just next door and there is quite a bit of food in the form of traditional kopitiams and also a few fast food outlets next door in KB Mall."
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6.8

Very good

3195 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 23
H Elite Design Hotel
Wakaf Che Yeh,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Kids club
  6. Golf course [on-site]
  7. Exercise area
  8. Swimming pool [outdoor]
"Very new hotel so the plus points were that the rooms, furnishings, sheets etc were all relatively new/ used only a few times. Check in was fast. We weren’t aware kelantan state charged rm2 tourist tax per room but was well explained by the front desk staff. Located next to orange mall which Has some fast food options. Cons: 1. location - about 5-10mins drive from Kota Bharu town. 2. Ongoing construction, so some areas still dusty. 3. Water pooling in the shower. Not sure wether it was just a problem in our rooms. However, we didn’t have time to complain and it didn’t bother us so much. 4. Breakfast: very limited choice But overall it was a good stay for our family of four. "
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8.3

Excellent

3398 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 75

Fast facts about Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Accommodations881 properties
Popular hotelH Elite Design Hotel
Popular areaKota Bharu City Centre
Nightly rates from$6
AirportKota Bharu Airport

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Frequently asked questions

What's the average price of a hotel in Kota Bharu?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in Kota Bharu is USD 18. The average price for a 4-star hotel in Kota Bharu is USD 44. The average price for a 5-star hotel in Kota Bharu is USD 22.

What's the average price of a hotel in Kota Bharu this weekend?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in Kota Bharu this weekend is USD 19. The average price for a 4-star hotel in Kota Bharu this weekend is USD 49. The average price for a 5-star hotel in Kota Bharu this weekend is USD 22.

What's the average price of a hotel in Kota Bharu tonight?

The average price for a 3-star hotel in Kota Bharu tonight is USD 21. The average price for a 4-star hotel in Kota Bharu tonight is USD 68. The average price for a 5-star hotel in Kota Bharu tonight is USD 22.

What are the best hotels in Kota Bharu near Kota Bharu Airport?

Verified travelers to Kota Bharu who stayed near Kota Bharu Airport have given top reviews to RAYYAN SOFFEA HOTEL, OYO 905 Hotel De'Light Villa and Assalam Hotel.

What are the best hotels in Kota Bharu near Pantai Cahaya Bulan?

Verified travelers to Kota Bharu who stayed near Pantai Cahaya Bulan have given top reviews to PCB beach resort- Pantai Cahaya Bulan, PCB beach resort- Pantai Cahaya Bulan and ADDA Guest House, Pantai Cahaya Bulan, Kota Bharu .

What are the best hotels in Kota Bharu near Aeon Mall Kota Bharu?

Verified travelers to Kota Bharu who stayed near Aeon Mall Kota Bharu have given top reviews to Grand Riverview Hotel, W Hotel Cemerlang and Perdana Kota Bharu.

What are the most popular hotels in Kota Bharu?

Popular hotels in Kota Bharu include H Elite Design Hotel , W Hotel Cemerlang and Perdana Kota Bharu.

What are the best hotels in Kota Bharu for couples?

Couples who stayed in Kota Bharu have given high ratings to H Elite Design Hotel , W Hotel Cemerlang and Perdana Kota Bharu.

What are the best hotels in Kota Bharu for families?

Families who stayed in Kota Bharu highly recommend H Elite Design Hotel , Grand Riverview Hotel and W Hotel Cemerlang.

What hotels in Kota Bharu have the best views?

Verified travelers to Kota Bharu have given top reviews for the views at Grand Riverview Hotel, Mutiara Penthouse Hotel and Perdana Kota Bharu.

What hotels in Kota Bharu have the best breakfast?

Verified travelers to Kota Bharu have given top reviews for the breakfast at Crystal Lodge and Perdana Kota Bharu.

What's the best neighborhood in Kota Bharu to stay in?

Popular neighborhoods among travelers staying in Kota Bharu include Kota Bharu City Centre, Wakaf Che Yeh and Pengkalan Chepa.

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More about Kota Bharu

Kota Bharu is a city on Malaysia’s east coast, serving as the capital of the state of Kelantan. This conservative Islamic state isn’t usually where people flock for vacations, but those who do visit this city will find that it’s full of interesting architecture, shopping, and entertainment options.

The city is served by Kota Bharu – Petra Airport, which is located in Pengkalan Chepa. The airport operates flights from the major cities of Kuala Lumpur and Penang, making it easy to connect Kota Bharu with the rest of Malaysia. Hotels near the airport are conveniently located in Pengkalan Chepa, and range in size and price from budget options to luxury accommodations. The city is also accessed by rail, bus, or taxi from the rest of the surrounding cities.

There’s a lot to see in Kota Bharu, as the city is home to many museums, day and night markets, beaches, and even some Buddhist temples. There are many hotels near the Muzium Negeri Kelantan, which is the state museum and is highly recommended for those interested in learning about the history and culture of the region.

Those interested in learning even more about the history of this region will appreciate a day trip to Pedang Merdeka, a memorial site that is also home to a great deal of museums that are all concentrated in the area.

Find out where the hotels, attractions, and must-see destinations of Kota Bharu are located by exploring the interactive map on this page.