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Grand Riverview Hotel
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Valet parking
  2. Shuttle service
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Fitness center
  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

4915 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 69
Perdana Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Hot tub
  6. Fitness center
  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

8752 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 92
ibis Styles Kota Bharu
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi 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

867 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 48
Holiday Villa Hotel & Suites Kota Bharu
Wakaf Che Yeh,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Valet parking
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Swimming pool [indoor]
  6. Fitness center
  7. Contactless check-in/out
  8. Sauna
"Overall great hotel to stay in Kota Bharu, a good option id you want to stay near the famous late night market WAKAF CHE YEH. Serve good food & staff very helpfull, professional and friendly. Not far from down town Kota Bharu and about half an hour from Thai Border town of Rantau Panjang."
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7.6

Very good

4335 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 56
Luxury Troika Kota Bharu by Aura Troika
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Fitness center
  6. Sauna
  7. Garden or backyard
  8. BBQ facilities
"It definitely feels like home."
9.5

Exceptional

8 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 80
The Grand Renai
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Valet parking
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Hot tub
  6. Fitness center
  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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8.4

Excellent

3307 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 77
Crystal Lodge
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  4. Front desk [24-hour]
  5. Check-in/out [express]
  6. Luggage storage
  7. Fitness center
  8. Shops
"I took my family to Kota Bharu on the 11 November and we decided to stay at the hotel after seeing the good review of the hotel.Initially I found it difficult to go to the hotel but after asking around I managed to find it.Since then, I had no difficulties moving around as the hotel is strategically located and is near to all the places of interest.The room is clean, spacious and nice but the toilet is a bit too small and cram.There is no window in my room and it is a death trap if there is a fire.Morever the room is too near and there is no ledge for the adjoining room.My neighbour was very noisy and the smoke was trapped in between the corridor making the place very smelly.The hotel management should put a sign that no smoking is allowed in the rooms and my neighbouts were banging the wall eventhough it was past midnight.Anyway we had a nice stay except for these few reasons above."
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7.9

Very good

2046 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 46
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

3425 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 22
Crown Garden Hotel
Kota Bharu City Centre,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Airport transfer
  2. Car park
  3. Shuttle service
  4. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  5. Front desk [24-hour]
  6. Check-in/out [express]
  7. Luggage storage
  8. Coffee shop
"The offer the king bed as requested. Good aircond with space to do office works. High rate of soeed in wifi. A good place to peaceful reading and rest mind. Near to Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Kota Bharu Town and Airport Faris Putra. Good for business or leisure holidays. The price a big expensive but worth with the service provided. Free parking and security. "
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7.2

Very good

1405 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 47
H Elite Design Hotel
Wakaf Che Yeh,Kota Bharu - View on map
  1. Car park
  2. Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  3. Front desk [24-hour]
  4. Luggage storage
  5. Kids club
  6. Golf course [on-site]
  7. Fitness center
  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

4106 reviews

Avg price per night
$ 83

Fast facts about Kota Bharu, Malaysia

Accommodations949 properties
Popular hotelH Elite Design Hotel
Popular areaKota Bharu City Centre
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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 16. The average price for a 4-star hotel in Kota Bharu is USD 43. The average price for a 5-star hotel in Kota Bharu is USD 21.

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 25. The average price for a 4-star hotel in Kota Bharu this weekend is USD 55. The average price for a 5-star hotel in Kota Bharu this weekend is USD 26.

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 15. The average price for a 4-star hotel in Kota Bharu tonight is USD 34. The average price for a 5-star hotel in Kota Bharu tonight is USD 21.

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, ADDA Guest House, Pantai Cahaya Bulan, Kota Bharu and PCB Homestay 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 ibis Styles 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 ibis Styles 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 ibis Styles 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 H Elite Design Hotel , Perdana Kota Bharu and Grand Riverview Hotel.

What hotels in Kota Bharu have the best breakfast?

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

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.