10 Best Homestays In Kepala Batas, Malaysia - Updated 2024

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Kepala Batas offers an idyllic rural escape in Penang. Set on the banks of Muda River against the backdrop of Mount Jerai, it is considered a hidden gem of the state. This rural town boasts expansive paddy fields and a thriving agricultural scene. Aside from that, another popular local industry is capal making, capal being traditional footwear made from leather and rubber, usually worn by Malay men. For more, the town has an excellent repository of traditional kampung houses, making it a great spot to immerse in local culture. In fact, many of its homestays today have been inspired by these traditional structures. If this piques your interest, you might want to check out the best homestays in Kepala Batas, Malaysia, below.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on February 09, 2024.

1. Kak Chik Muslim Homestay (from USD 43)

Kak Chik Muslim Homestay is strategically located in town, only 21 km (13.05 mi) away from Kulim District and 43 km (26.72 mi) away from George Town. Meanwhile, Penang International Airport, the nearest airport, is only 50 km (31.07 mi) away.

This home features three bedrooms, along with a cable TV, well-equipped kitchen, full bathroom, and washing machine. If you are staying with kids, you will appreciate the children’s playground on-site. This homestay also offers car rental services, helping you get around easily. Complimentary private parking is also available if you have your own vehicle.

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Kak Chik Muslim Homestay

Address: no 16,lorong Hulubalang 5, Bertam Perdana 3

Parking Restaurant Tennis court Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Fishing Laundry Dry cleaning

2. Nurul Homestay (from USD 43)

Conveniently positioned in Kepala Batas, Nurul Homestay is only 18 km (11.18 mi) away from Sungai Petani, 21 km (13.05 mi) away from Kulim District, and 44 km (27.34 mi) away from George Town. For those taking a plane here, it is only 46 km (28.58 mi) away from the nearest airport, Penang International Airport. On the other hand, if you plan to bring a car, complimentary private parking is available within the premises.

Inside, this property features guest rooms with two double beds and two single beds each, sleeping up to six people in total.

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Nurul Homestay

Address: Lorong Pinggiran Bertam 23

Parking Free parking Air conditioning Parking on site Private parking

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3. LUNAS DIY HOMESTAY, Lunas (from USD 17)

Situated in Lunas, LUNAS DIY HOMESTAY is only 6 km (3.73 mi) away from Kulim, 19.10 km (11.87 mi) away from Kepala Batas, and 25 km (15.53 mi) away from Sungai Petani. Penang International Airport is also easily accessible from here, only 32 km (19.88 mi) away.

It offers four types of accommodations, specifically a budget double room, classic triple room, deluxe triple room, and deluxe double room. Select rooms have cable TVs and fully equipped kitchens. Meanwhile, the full bathroom is shared.

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Wifi Available

Address: 897,1st floor,Jalan Aman,taman sejahtera jaya

Parking Room service Non-smoking rooms Barber/beauty shop Family rooms Free parking Internet services Safety deposit box

4. Wany Homestay, Sungai Petani (from USD 45)

Wany Homestay is set in Sungai Petani, only about a 30-minute drive from Kepala Batas. An ideal base camp for both business and leisure travelers, this homestay is only 29 km (18.02 mi) away from Kulim, 31 km (19.26 mi) away from Bukit Mertajam, and 32 km (19.88 mi) away from Butterworth. Additionally, Penang International Airport is 67 km (41.63 mi) away.

Offering budget-friendly accommodations, it is home to three well-appointed guest rooms, a shared bathroom, and a shared lounge to make you feel at home.

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Wany Homestay


Parking Free parking Air conditioning Designated smoking area Shared lounge/TV area Parking garage Accessible parking Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines

5. Permaipura Homestay, Sungai Petani (from USD 81)

Providing guests with a home away from home in Sungai Petani, Permaipura Homestay is only 30.80 km (19.14 mi) away from Kepala Batas and 40 km (24.85 mi) away from Kulim and Butterworth. This property is also 67 km (41.63 mi) away from Sultan Abdul Halim Airport.

On-site, it has four guest rooms, a kitchen with a fridge and oven, and a washing machine. There are also two bathrooms that up to ten guests can share. For more, you’ll have access to a children’s playground, garden, and terrace when you stay here.

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SMART Homestay Permaipura

Wifi Available

Address: 2 Lorong Permaipura Mesra 4, Taman Permaipura

Parking Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Games room

6. Abg Long Fadhil Homestay, Sungai Petani (from USD 37)

Abg Long Fadhil Homestay is situated in Sungai Petani, only less than a 35-minute drive from Kepala Batas. It is home to three guest rooms and three bathrooms. For more, a washing machine and well-equipped kitchen are available for guests’ use. There is also a terrace where you can lounge around. Conveniently, this homestay provides car rental services. Meanwhile, those bringing cars can take advantage of the complimentary on-site parking.

For those who’d like to venture to further towns, Butterworth is only 33 km (20.51 mi) away. Additionally, Penang International Airport is 68 km (42.25 mi) away.

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Abg Long Fadhil Homestay

Address: No 991 Taman Bandar Mutiara 1/4 jalan Bandar Mutiara

Parking Terrace Non-smoking rooms Fishing Laundry Dry cleaning Barber/beauty shop Family rooms

7. Bukit Banyan Homestay, Sungai Petani (from USD 52)

Nestled in Sungai Petani, Bukit Banyan Homestay Sungai Petani is only roughly a 40-minute drive from Kepala Batas. From here, Bukit Mertajam is only 34 km (21.13 mi) away.

With four guest rooms, this home offers budget-friendly accommodations for any type of traveler. This property also has a cable TV, kitchen with a fridge and microwave, bathroom, and laundry area with a washing machine. If you are bringing a car, you may park for free within the premises.

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Bukit Banyan Homestay Sungai Petani

Wifi Available

Address: No 75, Lorong Azelia 2 Bukit Banyan

Parking Non-smoking rooms Family rooms Free parking Internet services WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout

8. Homestay Kampong, Kota Aur (from USD 14)

Homestay Kampong Kota Aur is located in Kepala Batas, only 11.50 km (7.15 mi) away from Tsunami Gallery and 45 km (27.96 mi) away from Penang International Airport.

It features well-appointed guest rooms with balconies that beautifully overlook a coconut grove and rice paddy fields. Accommodation options here include studios and rooms, with the biggest one accommodating eight guests. Moreover, this homestay has a kitchen and private parking for everyone to share.

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OYO Home 90495 Homestay Kampung Kota Aur

Wifi Available

Address: lot747 lorong dalam kampong kota aur

Parking Non-smoking rooms Free parking Internet services Express check-in/check-out WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout

9. Homestay Zulaika, Kota Aur (from USD 37)

Offering quality hospitality in Kota Aur, Homestay Zulaika is only 13.40 km (8.32 mi) away from Kepala Batas, 15 km (9.32 mi) away from Sungai Petani, and 32 km (19.88 mi) away from Penang International Airport.

Aside from a good location, the property is home to thoughtfully designed guest rooms, each equipped with a private bathroom, fridge, TV, and terrace with garden views. The landscaped garden is a lovely spot for a breath of fresh air. For more, this property provides private parking for free.

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Homestay Zulaika Kota Aur

Address: Lot SBLH 747 Lorong Dalam Kampong, Kg. Kota Aur, Kepala Batas

Parking Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Family rooms Breakfast in the room

10. Homestay Damai Sri Kota, Kota Aur (from USD 25)

Homestay Damai Sri Kota boasts a strategic location in Kepala Batas, only 22 km (13.67 mi) away from Sungai Petani and 29 km (18.02 mi) away from Kulim. Also an ideal home base for those flying in, it is only 51 km (31.69 mi) away from Penang International Airport.

This homestay features a garden and shared lounge, allowing you to maximize your chance to slow down and breathe. Additionally, every morning, breakfast is available so that you may start your day right. Breakfast options include Asian and halal.

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Homestay Damai Sri Kota

Wifi Available

Address: No. 206 Kota Aur

Sauna Garden Airport shuttle Fishing Family rooms Internet services Soundproof rooms BBQ facilities

Marvel at the tranquil rural setting of Kepala Batas

Kepala Batas gives you the breath of fresh air you need away from the demands of urban life. Feel at home when you visit and stay in these best homestays in Kepala Batas, Malaysia.

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