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Check-in: From 14:00
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AST Hotel is an ideal place to stay during a visit at Alor Setar, Kedah. There are several types of rooms that offered by the hotel. All the rooms are well equipped with amazing amenities. Moreover, the room packages offer at an affordable price. The hotel has also provided the best facilities and services in order to get the guests to feel more comfortable. Besides that, the location of the hotel is good since it is near to a few shops and tourists spots in Alor Setar.
How to get to AST Hotel
The travellers who came from Kuala Lumpur, they can choose to travel by car or taking an aeroplane. For those who choose to travel by car, they will use North-South highway and take exit 177-Alor Setar. Then, they have to take Sultanah Bahiyah highway which is at Route 255 to reach AST Hotel. The journey will take about 4 hours and 32 minutes. There will be tolls in this route. The alternative way is by taking an aeroplane. The travellers will take a flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 to Sultan Abdul Halim Airport. The journey takes about 55 minutes. Once they have landed at Sultan Abdul Halim Airport, they can grab a taxi or rent a car to go straight to the hotel. The journey on the road will take another 25 minutes.
Different Types of Room in AST Hotel
There are eight different types of room in this hotel. The rooms are Premier Single Room, Premier Twin Room, Standard Double Room without Window, Superior Double room without Window, Deluxe Double Room 1, Deluxe Double Room 2, Standard Family Room without Window and Superior Family Room without Window. For Premier Single Room, it has a size of 11.7 square metres and it can fit 1 single bed. There is a free Wi-Fi available in this room. This room is equipped with an air conditioner, an electric kettle, ironing facility, a desk, and complimentary bottled water. Besides that, there is a shower and hairdryer in the bathroom. However, this room package does not include free breakfast. Hence, the total price for this room is RM80.28 per night including service charge.
For Premier Twin Room, the size of this room is 14 square metres and it can occupy 2 single beds. The hotel has provided a few amenities in this room such as an air conditioner, a coffee or tea maker, ironing facility, complimentary bottled water, and a desk. There is also a hairdryer and a shower in this bathroom. Besides that, the guests are able to access a free Wi-Fi in this room. Nevertheless, no breakfast is included in this room package. Therefore, the total cost for this room is RM101.40 per night including service charge. The next room is the Standard Double Room without Window. The size of this room is 13 square metres and the bedding is 1 queen bed. The guests can easily get a free Wi-Fi in this room. For in-room amenities, it has an air conditioner, a desk, complimentary bottled water, and ironing facility. For bathroom amenities, it has a shower and a hairdryer. The guests can also access a free Wi-Fi in this room. However, no breakfast is included in this room package. Hence, the total payment for this room is RM92.95 per night including service charge.
For Superior Double Room without Window, this room has the same size of room and amenities just like the Standard Double Room without Window. The difference is only the bedding with 1 king bed. The total cost for this room is RM97.18 per night including service charge. For Deluxe Double Room 1, it has an area of 14 square metres and it can fit 1 king bed. There is a free Wi-Fi available in this room but free breakfast does not include in the package. The in-room amenities are complimentary bottled water, a desk, an electric kettle, and ironing facility. As for bathroom amenities, the hotel provides shower and hairdryer for their guests. Hence, the total price for this room is RM118.30 per night including service charge. For Deluxe Double Room 2, the hotel provides the same facilities as the previous room. The difference is only the size of the room with 13 square metres. The total payment for this room is RM101.40 per night including service charge.
The following room is the Standard Family Room without Window. The size of this room is 15 square metres as well as it can fit 1 queen bed and 1 single bed. The guests can get a free Wi-Fi but there will be no breakfast provided for this room package. This room is equipped with an air conditioner, an electric kettle, a desk, complimentary bottled water, and ironing facility. The bathroom has a shower and a hairdryer. Therefore the total price for this room is RM139.43 per night including service charge. The final room is the Superior Family Room without Window. The size of this room is 16 square metres as well as it can fit 1 king bed and 1 single bed. The guests can get a free Wi-Fi but there is no breakfast for this room package. The in-room amenities are an air-conditioner, an electric kettle, ironing facility, a desk, and free bottled water. For the bathroom, it has a shower and a hairdryer. Therefore, the total payment for this room is RM147.88 per night including service charge.
Restaurant and Cafe in AST Hotel
There is no restaurant and café available in this hotel. However, the guest can have a meal at the nearest restaurant and café from this hotel.
Facilities in AST Hotel
AST Hotel has provided a few facilities and services for their guests. Among them are, a free parking space, free Wi-Fi access in the public area, a 24-hour receptionist, luggage storage, room service, and a photocopier. The guests can also drop by to a few shops and a supermarket to buy some groceries which is only nearby the hotel.
Interesting Places near AST Hotel
Kedah Royal Museum - Kedah Royal Museum is located in the middle of Alor Setar town. This museum was a former palace which was built in 1739. It is the oldest museum in the country. The visitors are able to learn the history of Kedah royal family. This museum has displayed the stories of the life of the royal family together with pictures too. The visitors can also know the history of Tunku Abdul Rahman who is the first prime minister of Malaysia and a prince of Kedah royal family. This building is made of wood and from the outside, this museum is painted in yellow. However, the visitors have to take notes that they have to take their shoe to go inside the museum. Besides that, they can only take pictures outside the museum. The journey from the hotel to Kedah Royal Museum takes about 10 minutes of driving.
Zahir State Mosque - Zahir State Mosque was built in the year 1912 and now it is one of the oldest mosques in Malaysia. It is also recognised as one of the most beautiful mosques in the world. This mosque has Moorish traditional architecture and also some Malaysian, Indian and Middle Eastern design. They have five black-coloured domes which symbolize the five pillars of Islam. Zahir State Mosque is a place for the Muslims praying and for Quran competition that always held annually. This mosque is just 10 minutes of driving from AST Hotel
Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Gallery - Before it was turned as a gallery, it was used as a high court building. Then, the court has transferred to Suka Menanti Street. Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Gallery was opened to the public in 2007. The architecture of this building is Roman architecture. The visitors can increase their knowledge by learning the history of Kedah Sultan Abdul Halim ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah. They can see some collections, equipment, photos, jewellery and documents that were showcased by the gallery. This gallery opens on Sunday to Thursday from 10 am until 5 pm. The distance between the gallery and the hotel is 3.98 km. The journey from the AST hotel to Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah gallery takes about 11 minutes of driving.