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Hotels in Sintok

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Sintok is a small town located in Kubang Pasu District, Kedah, Malaysia. The name “Sintok” is taken from the name of a type of tree and the town was initially a remote settlement area for tin miners. Some of the famous and interesting attractions that can be found here are Seven Wells Waterfall and Cenang Beach. End your day at some of the best Sintok hotels.

Best hotels in Sintok

SWIMMING_POOL OYO 90205 Bayu Sintok Motel

OYO 90205 Bayu Sintok Motel

Sintok, Changlun
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EDC Hotels & Resorts

Sintok, Changlun
(80 Reviews)
A very nice for place, location, and services, particularly front officer
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2 Properties
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OYO 90205 Bayu Sintok Motel, EDC Hotels & Resorts

Guest reviews in Sintok

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Review from various users that have stayed in Sintok will help you to choose the perfext hotel easily!
Hui M.
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6 Jan 2020
Hotel is nearby uum, only problems is hotel room look old and under maintenance. breakfast is good and service is great.
Aiman H.
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4 Jul 2023
The room is messy. The toilet is rotten and dirty. Full of ants. The floor is also sandy. The toilet floor is slippery. The sink is not clean. Wifi cannot be used directly. Easy parking. Self check out, because the receptionist is closed.

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Most commonly asked questions in Sintok

Where are the best cities to visit in Sintok?

The best cities to visit in Sintok are Bukit Kayu Hitam

What are the best hotels and most popular in Sintok?

The most popular hotels booked by tourists are OYO 90205 Bayu Sintok Motel, EDC Hotels & Resorts

How many hotels are listed in Sintok?

Currently, there are around 2 hotels that you can book in Sintok


Sintok is a small town located approximately 12 kilometres from Changlun Town and 52 kilometres from Alor Setar City. This town is known for being a home to the top-ranked management university in the country, University Utara Malaysia (UUM). Sintok falls under the District of Kubang Pasu.

Sintok is a name of a tree. Originally, Sintok is a remote settlement area for tin miners. It was exposed to threats from the banned communist group due to s close proximity to the border of Thailand. To overcome this issue, the government therefore had to move all the people who lived there to a safer area, and declared the town are as a 'black area'. According to the history, there were many members of the security forces killed in that area.

This area is mostly inhabited by Malays, therefore Bahasa Melayu with thick Kedah dialect is the locale language spoken here.

How to Get There

By Plane

Getting to Sintok by air means that you have to get an airport transfer to the town. You will land at the nearest airport (Sultan Abdul Halim Airport) which is approximately 40 kilometres from Sintok. There are direct daily flight coming from Kuala Lumpur and other towns in the country.

By Car/Train/Bus

If you are driving, Sintok is accessible via North-South Expressway (PLUS). It is a 7-8 hour drive from Kuala Lumpur. Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) serves some of the major towns in Kedah. There are daily train services from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar and Arau. You may take a taxi or a bus to go to Sintok from Alor Star or Arau. Alternatively, you also may take an express bus from Kuala Lumpur. The bus usually stops at Changlun and you may take a taxi or a bus (HBR Liner / Kenderaan Bas Mara) that goes straight to Sintok.

Tourist Attractions

Langkawi Island

This famous legendary island is reachable by ferry transfer if you are coming from Sintok. Head to jetty point in Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis to get to the island. Depending on the condition of the sea, ferry ride usually take approximately 1 to 2 hours from both jetties.

Haji Johari Pulut Cendol

Haji Johari Cendol is known for their delicious cendol, a popular dessert in Malaysia . You will see the restaurant if you are travelling along the North-South Expressway to Sintok. This place is located at the highway in Napoh, just a few kilometers away before reaching Sintok.

Daging Bakar Abang Don Danok

As Sintok is really near the border of Malaysia - South, visitors usually would drive a few kilometers to reach Danok, a small town right after passing the Thai immigration counter. Daging bakar is a famous local dish here. You will love the succulent grilled meat with amazingly delicious sweet and sour dip.

The temperature is usually a little higher in the north part of peninsular Malaysia. Hence, it is advisable to wear cotton clothes, apply sunblock and carry along bottled water.


EDC Hotels & Resorts

Located 48KM north of Alor Setar, EDC Hotels & Resorts offers 88 guestrooms consisting of 2 VIP Suites, 4 Executive Suites, 6 Deluxe, 74 Standard Twin, and 2 Standard Twin Disable. This resort nestles conveniently at the frontal tip of the main campus of UUM. Surrounded by beautiful lush greenery of tropical rainforest, this hotel is perfect hideaways to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. There are also a plenty of culinary options available to satisfy your taste bud.

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