Kedah, Malaysia · 65 hotels available
One of Kedah's most distinctive architectural landmarks, Masjid Zahir or Zahir Mosque stands as an elegant example of Malay- Islamic architecture. Built in 1912, it is one of the oldest mosques in the country. The design was inspired by the vision of the late Sultan Muhammad Jiwa Zainal Abidin II. Its five large, black domes symbolise the Five Pillars of Islam.
Located in central Alor Setar, it is the official mosque for the state as well as the main mosque for local Muslims and the venue for the annual Koran reading competition. It is also the burial site of Kedah warriors who died while defending the state from the Siamese in 1821.
Popularly known as the Alor Setar Airport, the Sultan Abdul Halim Airport serves Kedah and neighbouring states for example Perlis and Penang. Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (IATA: AOR, ICAO: WMKA) is an airport that serves Alor Setar, a city in the state of Kedah in Malaysia. The airport is located strategically in Kepala Batas, which is approximately 15 km away from Alor Setar. Sultan Abdul Halim Airport is about 20 minutes away from Alor Setar town, depending on traffic conditions. There are shuttle buses, metered taxis and Uber available for passengers travelling to and from the airport.
From Kuala Lumpur, take the North-South Expressway (PLUS), heading north towards Kedah and take the Alor Setar Selatan exit (Interchange 177) into Alor Setar which is about 4km from this exit.
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) runs regular train services (ETS) from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar in Kedah.
The Royal Museum, formerly a residential palace for the 19th Sultan of Kedah, was built in 1735. It now houses a collection of royal regalia and memorabilia related to the life of the Kedah royal family. Located in the city centre, it is a 9 minutes walk from the town. Along the way, you can visit the Balai Seni Negeri (State Art Gallery) and the Balai Nobat.
Standing at 165.5 metres, Menara Alor Setar is the 2nd tallest tower in Malaysia . It is located 5 minutes from the hotel. It consist of an amphitheatre for cultural performances, an observation deck on the 88th metres level offering a panoramic view of the city till Gunung Jerai and through the padi fields. A revolving restaurant atop of the tower serves local dishes and international cuisine for lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and brunch.
Hotel Royale provides all the elements of a comfortable accommodation at the most affordable price. The hotel offers 38 extra spacious and bright rooms. Ample parking spaces are built for maximum comfort and convenience, along with gracious Royale’s hospitality, our guests will feel right at home. The hotel are located in front of Rumah Merdeka, the house of the father of independent, as well as Malaysia first Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman. Historical significant landmarks of the city are within walking distance from Hotel Royale.
Q Bintang Hotel, newly opened in October 2015, is strategically situated within the fastest developing township in Jalan Langgar, Alor Setar. Q Bintang Hotel offers 54 comfortably and well-appointed guestrooms of various categories to our valuable guests. All rooms come with a flat-screen TV. You will find a kettle in the room. All rooms have a private bathroom equipped with a bath or shower. For your comfort, you will find slippers and free toiletries. Q Bintang Hotel features free WiFi throughout the property. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Sultan Abdul Halim Airport is about 5 km from the property. This property also has one of the best-rated locations in Alor Setar!