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Hotels in Kuala Terengganu

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Popular hotels in Kuala Terengganu

Permai Hotel Kuala Terengganu

Jalan Sultan Mahmud, Batu Burok, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20400

8.3 / 10

Very Good

Hotel Seri Malaysia Kuala Terengganu

Lot 1640, Jalan Hiliran Balik Pulau, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20100

8.3 / 10

Very Good

Felda Residence Kuala Terengganu

Jalan Hiliran, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20300

8.5 / 10

Very Good

Rimba Hotel

Lot PT37818, Blok G, Jalan Gong Pak Damat, Taman Desa Jaya, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 21300

8.5 / 10

Very Good

Grand Puteri Hotel

PT 3981, Jalan Masjid Abidin, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20100

8.5 / 10

Very Good

TH Hotel & Convention Centre Terengganu

Jalan Lapangan Terbang, Gong Badak,, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 21300

8.8 / 10

Very Good

The Regency Waterfront Hotel

Terengganu Equestarian Resort (TER) Jalan Sultan Mahmud, Kuala Ibai, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20400

8.3 / 10

Very Good

Primula Beach Hotel

Jalan Persinggahan, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20400

8.2 / 10

Very Good

Sumai Hotel Apartment

4479 Jalan Persinggahan, Batu Buruk , Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20400

8.3 / 10

Very Good

DJ Citi Point

No.16, Pusat Niaga Paya Keladi, Jalan Kampung Daik, , Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20000

8.5 / 10

Very Good

Place2Stay @ Gong Badak

2nd & 3rd Floor, Lot PT 35421, PT35422, PT35423, Dataran Austin, Jalan Gong Badak, Kampung Wakaf Tembesu, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 21300

8.5 / 10

Very Good

Hotel Grand Continental Kuala Terengganu

Lot 004023, Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin,Daerah 8, City Center, Malaysia, 20000

8.6 / 10

Very Good

J Suites Hotel

Lot 3766-3769, Jalan Kota Lama, , Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20300

8.1 / 10

Very Good

Hotel Tanjong Vista

Lot 4708, Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20000

8.5 / 10

Very Good

Hotel KT Mutiara

67, Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20200

8.3 / 10

Very Good

Duyong Marina Resort

Pulau Duyong, Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 21300

8.2 / 10

Very Good

Hotel Seri Malaysia Marang

Lot 3964, Kampung Paya, Marang, Malaysia, 21600

7.8 / 10

Good

TY Hotel

Lot 4856, Jalan Sultan Mahmud, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20400

8.9 / 10

Very Good

Scout Inn Resort

Kem Pengakap Tengku Muhammad Ismail, Telaga Batin, , Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 21300

8.4 / 10

Very Good

AJ Suite Hotel

237A Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin , Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia, 20000

7.2 / 10

Good

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About

Kuala Terengganu is the capital to Malaysian state Terengganu. The city is located along the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia, around 450 km from Kuala Lumpur or five to six hours ride.

The beach-abundant city is connected to other cities in Malaysia by road and modes of transportation facilities, such as bridges and highways. Kuala Terengganu also has local airport named Sultan Mahmud Airport.

In tourism sector, Kuala Terengganu possesses tremendous potentials of tourist attractions, such as Islamic Civilization Park Taman Tamadun Islam, Kampung Cina, Museum Negeri Terengganu, and Batu Buruk Beach. Apart from its plentiful coastal areas, the city offers distinctive traditional cuisines, such as keropok lekor and dodol daun palas.

How to go to Kuala Terengganu

By plane

Kuala Terengganu’s airport, Sultan Mahmud Airport (TGG), serves Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, Malindo Air, and AirAsia, with daily flights available from and to Kuala Lumpur. The one hour flight is served from two Malaysian airports: KLIA (for AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines) and Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport Subang (Firefly and Malindo Air).

By bus

Several notable cities serve buses to Kuala Terengganu Tanjung Bus Terminal, with buses from Kuala Lumpur taking around six to seven hours to reach the city. The buses depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, and ticket can be purchased there with fare starting from 44.00 MYR. The departure schedules are as follow: 09:30 AM, 10:15 AM, 10:30 AM, 1 PM, 9:30 PM, 10 PM, 10:30 PM, and 10:45 PM (price and schedule are subject to change).

How to go to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) by train commuter

Terminal Bersepadu Selatan is located beside Bandar Tasik Selatan Train Station, a very short walk after alighting from the commuter with convenient connecting bridge from the adjacent station. These three commuter lines go to Bandar Tasik Selatan:

  • KTM: take Seremban Line and get off at Bandar Tasik Selatan
  • LRT: take Ampang Line through Sri Petaling. Be careful as the Ampang Line splits into two ends
  • ERL: take KLIA transit (transportation to the KLIA airport) and get off at Bandar Tasik Selatan

Tourist attractions in Kuala Terengganu

Batu Buruk Beach

Batu Buruk Beach, also known as Batu Buruk Recreational Park is located on eastern Kuala Terengganu, which is about 10-minute-ride from the heart of Kuala Terengganu city.

The white sand beach is complemented by clear water, which earns itself the topmost position among abundant beaches all over Terengganu state.

Visitors can fly kites, ride on horse cart and horse, or even ride an ATV (All Train Vehicles). Besides, there are stalls offering many distinctive Terengganu cuisines, with nasi dagang as the most favoured menu among visitors.

To reach the beach from Bus Terminal MBKT (Majlis Bandaraya Kuala Terengganu), hop on the bus routing to Marang or Dungun, then alight at Batu Buruk Beach. You may also use mini bus 13 or 14, go by taxi, or walk for around 20 minutes from the bus terminal.

  • Delman (horse carriage) fare: 5.00 MYR (adults) and 2.00 MYR (children)
  • Horse ride fare: 3.00 MYR per person
  • ATV fare: 15.00 MYR per person for 15 minutes.

 

(Prices are subject to change at any time)

Taman Tamadun Islam

Islamic Civilization Park Taman Tamadun Islam is an Islamic Park located in Wan Man Island, reachable within 15-minutes land transportation from Kuala Terengganu.

Taman Tamadun Islam is divided to Zone A and Zone B. Zone A is monuments park, a home to 22 iconic and famous building and mosque miniatures from all around the world, such as Taj Mahal, The Prophet’s Mosque, and Mohammad Ali Mosque. Meanwhile, Zone B is a public area houses the Crystal Mosque, B’Beteng Restaurant, shopping arcade, and food court.

Aside of the detailed famous architectures captured in the miniature and the histories behind, there are interactive activities, such as video show and edu-games.  

To reach the park, hop on Bas Bandar C-02 with route Dataran Shahbandar – Taman Tamadun Islam. The bus operates daily with schedules as follow:

Mon-Thu: 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM, 4:30 PM

Fri-Sun & public holidays: 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM, 4:30 PM

Other than common taxis, try the unique water taxi. The tickets are available from Shahbandar Jetty, next to Pasar Payang Market as well as departing point to Wan Man Island.

Admission fee to Taman Tamadun Islam:

  • Adults                                   : RM20.00
  • Children 7-12 years old  : RM 15.00
  • Children 0-6 years old    : free (accompanied by parents)

 

(Prices and schedule are subject to change at any time)

Travel tips

  • You are prohibited from swimming at Batu Buruk Beach due to its powerful and dangerous waves and currents.
  • Allocate some time to taste Kuala Terengganu’s authentic cuisine dodol daun palas, which can be found at Pasar Payang, Sultan Zainal Abidin Street.
  • Kuala Terengganu’s authentic snack, keropok lekor, is made of flour and fish. It is a perfect snack souvenir to families and friends. You can buy it at Kedai Bukit Tok Beng, Kuala Terengganu.
  • There is an evening market at Batu Buruk Beach site every Friday, open from 03:00 PM to 07:00 PM. The evening market sells various goods and local foods.
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