Kuala Terengganu is a famous tourist destination attracting not only local tourists but also tourists from all over the world. Therefore, many hotels are available featuring good accommodation and hospitality for guests to choose from. Here are some recommended hotels with good ratings in Kuala Terengganu.

Grand Continental Hotel


Grand Continental Hotel is one of the top hotels in Kuala Terengganu. It is known as a friendly hotel at the best location. The hotel offers beautifully designed and comfortable rooms and suites with attractive view of the sea. It has good location as it is easily accessible to shopping malls, bus and taxi stations. Nearby landmarks include the China Town, Pasar Payang, Tanjung Jara and Masjid Terapung which are famous tourist spots. In addition, the hotel is only 25 minutes away from the Sultan Mahmud Airport and 15 minutes from the famous Redang Island Jetty.   

Another top listed hotel in Kuala Terengganu is the Ming Star Hotel which is suitable for either family or business trip. The hotel is strategically located, about 16km from the Sultan Mahmud Airport and about 1km from the Kuala Terengganu bus station. It is also surrounded by many landmarks and restaurants. Thus, it is very convenient. There are four types of rooms for selection namely the standard, superior, deluxe and sweet room. Basically the sweet rooms are consider the cutest rooms among all.  

Like the other hotels mentioned above, the Rimba Hotel is a type of business and leisure hotel offering great accommodation. This 70-rooms hotel is very close to the airport and some universities such as Sultan Zainal Abidin University (Unisza) and University Malaysia Terengganu. Guests would definitely love the hotel’ well furbished rooms as well as its up-to-date amenities. Choosing either family, deluxe or standard rooms, guests are offered a warm and friendly atmosphere.   

TH Hotel & Convention Centre Terengganu is a recommended hotel in Kuala Terengganu at a peaceful land away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city. The hotel offers quite a number of choices of rooms for selection namely the superior king, superior twin, deluxe quad, studio suite, executive suite and presidential suite. The price range for a room is in between RM170 to RM550 per night.  

A highly recommended resort hotel located in Pulau Duyong, Kuala Terengganu is the excotic Duyong Marina & Resort. It is a five star paradise with comfortable ambience and surrounding. This hotel offers great facilities for sailing. The reason is because it is the host of the Monsoon Cup every year attracting experienced and top sailors from all around the world. In addition, the hotel offers all necessary facilities for guests like free Wi-Fi in all rooms, safety deposit box, business center and 24-hours room service. Recreational facilities offered include fitness center, pools, spa and kids club.   

Tanjung Jara Resort is another worth recommending resort hotel in Kuala Terengganu, which has 99 rooms and suites namely the bumbung room, bumbung sea view room, serambi room, serambi sea view room, anjung room and anjung seafront room. The facilities being offered by the hotel are often upgraded and thus, all are being very well maintained. Gardens for strolling, pools, tennis court, badminton court, volleyball court and gym are available for guests. Hammocks and day beds are set up within the resort for guests to laze around.   


Grand Puteri Hotel


Grand Puteri Hotel offers guests an insight, sounds and feel of the city of Kuala Terengganu. The location of the hotel is strategic, easily accessible to all the famous places and must-see destinations in the city. In terms of comfort of stay in the hotel, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas, 24-hours room service, facilities for disabled guests, car park and non-smoking rooms. The hotel is also located nearby to public transport station and the famous Pasar Payang.      

Another hotel in Kuala Terengganu which is strategically located and highly convenient for guests to access to nearby landmarks is the Ming Paragon Hotel & Spa. This hotel is definitely a recommended choice for either a business or family trip. A number of positive feedback received in regards to the staffs of the hotel who provide excellent customer service. The hotel offers two types of rooms namely the superior and superior plus, which are designed to provide a balance between space, functions and luxury, enabling guests to have a nice place to relax.  

Asia Premium Hotel, located about 7km away from the Sultan Mahmud Airport is also a good choice of accommodation in Kuala Terengganu. The hotel is famous for its great hospitality at an affordable price. Besides, its 24-hours front desk is always ready to serve and assist the guests.  

K T Travellers Inn is a recommended budget hotel located in the beach area of Kuala Terengganu. It is very close to a few places of interest such as the Terengganu Craft Cultural Centre, Maziah Palace and Crystal Mosque. From the Sultan Mahmud Airport, it is only about 10 minutes’ drive in order to reach the hotel. Besides, the hotel is about 4km away from Kuala Terengganu city. This smaller scale hotel has 20 rooms featuring the superior plus twin room, deluxe double room and superior double room for guest selection.  

With the number of hotels available, it is very important for you to figure out the landmarks or places of interest that you would like to visit and then book a hotel close by. Bear in mind that hotels located near to the places of attraction will probably cost more but it gives you the convenience. Also, you may book a hotel that aligns with your interest or purpose. Let’s say, you plan to have a relaxing trip. Thus, you may book a hotel that provides good spa. In addition, you may want to book a larger room if you are travelling with family especially with kids. If you are concern on budget, there are always good low budget hotel or hostels available. In conclusion, Kuala Terengganu offers a varieties of hotels for you to choose.