Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia · 5 hotels available
Kuala Pilah is the name of the town as well as the district, located in the state of Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. It is approximately forty minutes of a journey away from the state capital, Seremban, is administered under the Kuala Pilah District Council. It is said that the name was obtained by the nearby river that goes with the name of Sungai Pilah. The Kuala Pilah town is found inside the Kuala Pilah district, which is the third largest district in the state after Jempol and Jelebu. As a town, it was an old-valley town with a lot of pre-war Chinese shop fronting the main streets surrounded by traditional style Malay village typically built on stilts nestled among the vast rice fields. As of 2015, the town has a population of 67,100 people which represents 6.1% of the state’s population. The main economic driver here is agriculture. Hence it is not surprising that palm oil, rubber, vegetables, rice, fruits and others would become the main product. As for the town, the focus would be geared more into trading. Hence one would expect to find essential services such as workshops, hairdressing and even coffee shops for breakfast. There are also a lot more hospitality services here with the operating hotels offering a temporary stay to accommodate the higher amount of travellers coming over during the weekend.
People driving from Kuala Lumpur may drive through the North-South Expressway (PLUS) exiting at Senawang before continuing the journey towards Kuala Pilah using Jalan Kuala Pilah / Route 51. The journey could take up around two hours depending on the current traffic situation as well as the weather.
From Kuala Lumpur International Airport, visitors can catch the Express Rail Link (ERL) train which goes to KL Sentral/Bandar Tasik Putrajaya/Cyberjaya/Salak Tinggi/KLIA route. There, one can board the Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) southbound coach and stop by the Seremban station before opting for public transportation to go to Kuala Pilah.
The nearest express bus terminal is located at Terminal One, Seremban. Take the trip directly to Seremban from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) terminal using express bus services such as Sanwa Tours, KPB Express and Kesatuan Express. From here, hop on a local route bus to Kuala Pilah.
A recreational park with a well-preserved tropical forest, Ulu Serting Recreational Park is, without doubt, a wonderful spot for nature lovers, allowing them to experience nature and relieving the visitors off the hustles and bustles of the city. Along the way to the park, one will also have the chance to get a glimpse of the traditional local houses built in Minangkabau style architecture, which is infamously practised all over the state. In addition to picnics, one can also look forward to doing camping and jungle trekking at this particular recreational park.
Twin Castle Homestay Kuala Pilah is a well-decorated and well-prepared homestay that is conveniently located in the Melang Tengah village in Kuala Pilah. As such, it allows for close interaction with the locals that will give you an experience unlike any other. The facilities are ample too, as the homestay is equipped with television, air conditioning, washing machine, ironing facilities and many others.
Red Orange Hotel is a 3-star budget hotel is a perfect choice when you are coming over to Kuala Pilah and do not want to spend too much on accommodation. This hotel is situated in Johol which is nearby the town of Kuala Pilah. Given the hotel location, guests would find it easier to reach the town hence saving on the transportation costs too.