Where to Stay in Kuantan
Editor's Guide to Recommended Hotels in Kuantan
Playing host to beachside starlets such as Cherating and Teluk Chempedak, Kuantan – the capital of Pahang – is the second biggest port in Malaysia. Situated approximately 250km from the Kuala Lumpur city centre, about midway up the east coast from Singapore to Kota Bahru, it is the state’s most visited hub and a major stop on most bus routes that head north, south or across the peninsula. Beserah, Batu Hitam and Gua Charas are just a few places in the city that demand exploration; lodging options are varied and range from budget-friendly deals to charming mid-range ventures and luxury retreats.Read More
- Batu Caves, Royal Selangor & Batik Half-Day Tour
- Nature & Elephant Sanctuary Tour
- Aquaria KLCC Admission
- Dining in the Clouds at the KL Tower with Transfer
- Kuala Lumpur Tower Observation Deck
- Half-Day City Highlights Tour
- Batu Caves & Handicraft Half-Day Tour
- Best City Highlights Half-Day Tour
- Genting Highlands Full-Day Tour
- Tropical Rainforest Nature Half-Day Tour
The four-star Swiss Garden Resort & Spa Kuantan boasts 304 spacious, air con rooms with comfy beds, Wi-Fi, attached bathrooms and private balconies. Lodging rates include complimentary buffet breakfast and hotel facilities include a business centre, five restaurants and bars, two floodlit tennis courts, a sauna, pool, Jacuzzi, fitness centre, games room, an on-site spa, a playground and kids’ club. The hotel’s situated along Balok Beach making Kuantan’s city centre a mere eight-minute drive away. Read More...
The 215-room Vistana is a four-star venture located smack dab in the Kuantan city centre. The property’s spacious air con lodgings boast free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, attached bathrooms, fully-stocked mini bars and comfy beds. Hotel facilities include a coffee shop, an outdoor swimming pool, a surau prayer room, ballroom and five function rooms. Read More...
An integrated resort city offering a host of activities for guests, Bukit Gambang Resort City is the perfect place for families. The three-star venture is home to the first and largest water park in Malaysia’s east coast and boasts 578 timber-floored, air con rooms with dining and living areas, attached bathrooms and private balconies. Hotel facilities include a karaoke bar, games room, steam-bath, gym, pool and the adjacent water park comprises a 20-acre lake, 25,000sqft wave pool with eight wave modes, the longest family raft ride and a six-lane racer slide. Other activities available for guests include pony and horse carriage rides, a paintball range, ATV courses, flying fox zip-lines and an 18-part obstacle course. Read More...
Located within the Taman Negara national park, Mutiara Taman Negara is a four-star venture that offers a variety of accommodation options. Lodgings range from air con guesthouse rooms (located in an old brick building) and colonial-style family bungalows and honeymoon wooden chalets to eight-person dorms with air con and mosquito nets and pricey camping grounds for groups of ten or more. Most of these accommodation units have views of the Tembeling River and the jungle; hotel facilities include a boat shuttle service (from the city centre to the Kuala Tembeling jetty) and three banquet halls. Read More...
Located in Kuala Terengganu, Hotel Grand Continental is a four-star venture with 190 spacious, seafront air con rooms with attached bathrooms, colour TVs and mini-bars. The modern high-rise is adjacent to a block of serviced apartment units and the hotel boasts facilities such as an outdoor swimming pool, a business centre, gym and seven meeting rooms. Nearby sightseeing attractions include the Pahang Arts & Cultural Department and the hotel is close to popular local restaurants such as Francis Western Food and Restoran Hoi Yin. Read More...