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20 Unique Staycations In Malaysia Under RM150 For Short Getaways – 2020

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With prices on the rise nowadays, it’s difficult to look for accommodation that is both affordable and comfortable to stay in. However, we’ve found 20 places that should tickle your fancy, be it for a weekend getaway or any break that you need!

1. Scott Zen Garden, Old Klang Road, Kuala Lumpur

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Check out this cute little Airbnb that’s located within Kuala Lumpur! Designed with a zen and minimalistic vibe, it is an ideal space for those who’d like to unwind and gain that inner peace. With two private bathrooms and two queen beds, it is an ideal space for a group of four!

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Address: Kompleks Rimbun 289, Jalan Klang Lama Kuala Lumpur Wilayah Persekutuan, 58100 Kuala Lumpur
Price: Approx. RM108/night; for further discounts, you can sign up on Airbnb through this referral code if you’re a first time user!
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2. ExpressionZ, Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur

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Another great Airbnb located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, ExpressionZ is a studio apartment that overlooks the city areas of Bukit Bintang, the Golden Triangle and the Petronas Twin Towers. With an abundance of facilities such as gym, swimming pool and a children’s playground, you’ll able to unwind and relax while enjoying the bustling sounds of the city centre. For a great night view, make your way to the swimming pool and enjoy the skyline!

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Address: 65A, Jalan 2, off, Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur
Price: Approx. RM117/night. for further discounts, you can sign up on Airbnb through this referral code if you’re a first time user!
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3. Layang-Layang Guest House, Melaka

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Layang-Layang Guest House is a unique and charming boutique hotel that is both affordable and comfortable, and great for Instagramming! Located a minute away from Jonker Street, Layang-Layang Guest House is built on a well-preserved heritage site, making it a true combination of tradition and modernity. As it is a guesthouse, some rooms can house up to three or four people at a time, so it depends on availability!

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Address: 26, Jalan Tukang Besi, 75200 Melaka
Price: From RM89/night
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4. Time Capsule Retreat, Pahang

Tucked away in Sungai Lembing, this Time Capsule Retreat has got people buzzing about its cool, modern concept of what camping means. For entertainment, there are also barbecue pits, hiking tours and karaoke, so you can have fun with your mates even if you’re away from civilisation! Choose either the Capsule rooms that house two guests or the Parallel rooms and White Cottage rooms if you have more guests with you!

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Address: Sungai Lembing, 26200 Sungai Lembing, Pahang
Price: From approx. RM139/night.
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5. Tadom Hill Resorts, Selangor

The views at Tadom Hills Resorts is spectacular. Not only do you get to mesmerize at the impressive sight of a massive lake and bamboo-erected rooms, there are plenty of fun activities to do here, such as Bamboo Diving Platform, Tarzan Swinging, and Bamboo Rafting, Giant Jenga and more. Boredom isn’t an issue anymore, but rather how much time you get to spend here!

Address: Bukit Tadom, Kampung Labohan Dagang, 42700 Banting, Selangor
Price: From approx. RM130/night
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6. Tanjung Inn, Cherating

Located on the borders of Pahang and Terengganu, Tanjung Inn has been in operation for over 30 years. Come over and enjoy the lush greenery that surrounds the inn. There are even tents for you to stay in if you’d like a different experience rather than staying in a room or chalet! At night, it is very quiet, so rest assured you’d be getting the rest you need here at Tanjung Inn.

Address: Jalan Cherating Lama, Kampung Cherating Lama, 26080 Cherating, Pahang
Price: From approx. RM108/night
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7. Adeline Villa & Rest House, Gopeng, Perak 

Another local getaway that embraces mother nature closely, Adeline Villa & Rest House is the perfect stop for those who seek adventure and tranquillity. Choose from villas to resthouses, everything here is inspired by aboriginal elements. Outdoor activities such as jungle trekking and white water rafting is available here too! Great food is served here too at their Dining Hall; sharing stories with other guests and building connections has never been more peaceful at Adeline Villa & Rest House, so make sure you don’t pass the opportunity up!

Address: Lot 13302, Mukim Teja, Kampung Geruntum, Sungai Itik, 31600 Gopeng, Perak, Malaysia.
Price: From approx. RM84/night (Child); RM168/night (Adult)
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8. Bamboo Village, Hulu Langat, Selangor

Ever wondered what its like to live in a bamboo village? Well, Hulu Langat has one just like it! All the rooms at this nature retreat are made out of high-quality bamboo that absorb heat, so no worries about them being too hot under the hot sun! Not only is it cheap, but your stay can technically be free too if you volunteer to work for them under their volunteer programme for approximately 7 days! How cool is that?! However, if you’re just here for a short getaway, that’s cool too – outdoor and indoor activities are available for all!

Address: Off Lorong Serai 4, Sungai Serai, Batu 11, 43100 Hulu Langat, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Price: From approx. RM48/night (dorm room); RM120/night (cottages); RM390/night (bungalows)
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9. The Kabin, Jeram, Selangor

Over here at The Kabin, you’ll find that the rooms here are all built from old shipping containers. Cool, right? Plus, with a vast amount of fun things to do here such as chillaxing by the pool, singing at the karaoke room and having a barbecue party at the grill – you’ll never get bored. Overall, an ideal place for a company trip getaway or a private chill trip with family and friends.

Address: Lot 2984 Jalan Jati, Pantai Remis, 45800 Jeram, Kuala Selangor, Malaysia.
Price: From approx. RM65/bunk bed per night
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10. Permai Rainforest Resort, Kuching

Ready to take on another jungle experience? Take Permai Rainforest Resort into consideration! Experience staying in your very own treehouse in the jungle, and enjoy the sea breeze and fresh air from the nearby beach. If you’re looking for adventure, this is the place for you as there are lots of blood-pumping activities here to try such as flying fox, dolphin watching and jungle trekking. Kayaking and snorkelling are available here too! Definitely can’t miss this out if you’re seeking for adventure.

Address: Pantai Damai Santubong, 1101, 93860 Kuching, Sarawak
Price: From approx. RM150/night
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11. Desa Balqis Beach Resort, Kuala Linggi, Melaka

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Sticking true to what it is like to live in a traditional Malay kampung house, Desa Balqis Beach Resort is a great option to consider especially if you’re planning huge family gatherings. With approximately 15 kampung houses to accommodate various sizes of groups – up to even having 15 persons in one large unit, a great family getaway can’t get better than this! Plus, free breakfast is available during your stay here, and other attractions include a nearby beach and a swimming pool, so that when you think of the word ‘kampung’, you think of great Malay hospitality and relaxation.

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Address: KM 50, Kampung Bukit Darat, Kuala Linggi, Kuala Sungai Baru, Masjid Tanah 78200, Melaka
Price: From RM150/night (smaller units); RM850/night (for larger units for 8 pax and above)
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12. Sekeping Kong Heng, Ipoh

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Taking ‘old’ to another level, visit Sekeping Kong Heng in Ipoh, the latest addition to the Sekeping retreats in Malaysia. Located in a 3 storey neo-classical building with a coffee shop below with the same name, Sekeping Kong Heng embraces both new and old by maintaining the old building that it was built within with a few modern twists. Plus, waking up to the addictive smell of white coffee signature to Ipoh, I can’t imagine a better morning call than this!

Address: 74, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak
Price: From approx. RM80-RM110/night per pax
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13. Grand Borneo Hotel, Sabah

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Established in 2008, Grand Borneo Hotel is located within the premises of the largest mall in Sabah, 1Borneo Hypermall. With approximately 310 rooms in the property, it is so convenient to explore the city of Kota Kinabalu. Furthermore, their own restaurants and cafes in the hotel premises cater to all, be it the local Malaysian or foreign tourist. The Grand Borneo Hotel will possibly one of your most comfortable stays yet!

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Address: Grand Borneo Hotel, TA-00-01, 1Borneo Hypermall Jalan UMS, 88450 Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia
Price: From approx. RM110/night
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14. D’majestic Place by Homes Asian, Kuala Lumpur

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This suite by Homes Asian in Bukit Bintang is both comfortable, homey and luxurious. Its prime location in the Bukit Bintang area of Kuala Lumpur makes it easy for you to have access to public transportation and Grab, thus making your travels within the city all the more convenient. Enjoy the gym room, infinity pool and sauna room at D’Majestic Place while you’re at it if you’re not in the mood for shopping!

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Address: 376, Jalan Pudu, Pudu, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Price: From approx. RM60/night; for further discounts, you can sign up on Airbnb through this referral code if you’re a first time user!
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15. Maritime*THE PANORAMA, Georgetown, Penang

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Located along Karpal Singh Drive in Georgetown, Penang, the owner of this two-room luxurious apartment uses scandinavian-inspired ideas to design the living space. Providing a 180-degree panoramic view of the sea, there are also two bedrooms, a functional kitchen and parking lots provided free of charge, a group of six can comfortably stay here worry-free. Time to relax and unwind!

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Price: From approx. RM105/night; for further discounts, you can sign up on Airbnb through this referral code if you’re a first time user!
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16. Seaview by Jane, Johor Bahru

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If you’re planning to break your drive while on the way to Singapore or even just explore Johor Bahru, do consider staying at Jane’s Airbnb which is only 10 minutes away from the Singaporean border. With nearby attractions such as Legoland Malaysia and Johor Town, and being greeted by the spectacular sea view at Danga Bay, your stay in Johor will definitely not be a dull one!

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Address: Tropez Residences, Perdana, Jalan Sungai Danga – Kota Iskandar, 80200 Johor Bahru, Johor
Price: From approx. RM96/night; for further discounts, you can sign up on Airbnb through this referral code if you’re a first time user!
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17. Basaga Holiday Residences, Kuching, Sarawak

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Basaga Holiday Residences is named after the saga trees that surround the residence compound. After being revamped in 2008, Basaga Holiday Residences now comprises of differently designed rooms, suites and a villa. In addition, you must check out the open-air bar that serves delicious cocktails and drinks with a cool and relaxing ambience during the day and night. The restaurant at the main courtyard serves both Asian and Western cuisine, so take your pick whether it be for breakfast, lunch or dinner. After all that travelling, you can even chillax by the poolside and get your desired tan!

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Address: 70, Jalan Tabuan, Off Chong Lin Park, 93100 Kuching, Sarawak
Price: From approx. RM108/night
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18. Sedim Rainforest Resort

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Here at Sedim Rainforest Resort, one becomes connected with nature. One opting for a true outdoor experience can even book their dorms or camps instead of a chalet. Stroll along the jungle canopy in this remote place in Kulim, Kedah and carry out lots of exciting outdoor activities such as white water rafting and kayaking. Avid hikers can hike up Gunung Bintang, where it is around 7-18 degree Celsius at the summit. And if you’re observant enough, you might spot some magnificent-looking birds!

Address: Hutan Lipur Sungai Sedim, Karangan, 09700, Kulim, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia    
Price: From approx. RM148/night
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19. The Resthouse, Pulau Perhentian Besar

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A beach getaway to Pulau Perhentian Besar without breaking the bank is no longer a dream, as The Resthouse provides four bedrooms with basic amenities. Running on solar power and built on salvaged wood, this eco-friendly accommodation lets you enjoy the island on an affordable budget. Plus, with the sea literally just a few metres away from your doorstep or window, you don’t even need air conditioning!

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Price: From approx. RM110/night (for 8 pax); for further discounts, you can sign up on Airbnb through this referral code if you’re a first time user!
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20. Sarang Hostel, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

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Suitable for those travelling in small groups and do not mind sharing spaces with other guests, a few nights at Sarang Hostel will definitely not break your bank! Located within the city centre of Kota Kinabalu, access to entertainment, food and public transportation is easier than ever. Families can also check out their family rooms, and all guests are provided with continental breakfast. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to stay in a capsule hotel, then this is it!

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Address: Jalan Coastal Block G-40, 3rd floor, KK Times Square, 88000 Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Price: From approx. RM48 – RM88/night
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Now with all these affordable places to check out, there is no more excuse to say that having holiday getaways in Malaysia are pricey! Where and when is your next holiday, hm?

NOTE: All the above information is correct at the date of publication. If you come across any changes or updates, please let us know by email and we will update the information accordingly. Thank you!

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