10 Best Homestays In Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia - Updated 2021

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Located in the east side of Peninsular Malaysia and the capital of the state of Terengganu, Kuala Terengganu is an underrated tourist destination that will make you regret not coming here sooner. It is famous for its “keropok lekor,” which is fried fish sausages, picturesque turquoise oceans, elegant mosques, and its culture that is untouched by modernization. Apart from these things, this hidden gem also boasts of comfortable and affordable vacation rentals that will help you have a budget-friendly trip. In case you haven’t decided on where to book, read on and discover our list of the top 10 homestays in Kuala Terengganu, and have the best holiday yet.

1. Uncle Lim Homestay (from USD 29)

If you’re looking for accommodation that can suit a large group, then this private bedroom, in a two-story house is ideal for you and your friends or family. With just a minimal rate, you’ll have a bedroom with five beds that can accommodate up to ten people with ease. Aside from the bedroom, you’re also free to use the common areas, which includes the spacious living room, functional kitchen, and the three bathrooms. Another thing that makes this Airbnb vacation rental a catch is its proximity to several must-visit attractions that include the beach, the town center, the local food scene, and more. If you’re going sightseeing, the host can also help you with organizing your tour.

Uncle Lim Homestay-Rooms only
Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

2. Angel Resthouse (from USD 36)

Are you in search of affordable accommodation but with a hotel-like service? If so, this room in a homestay is perfect for you, for it has hotel-like service and comfort but at a very cheap rate. The room has four beds and it can accommodate up to a maximum of four guests comfortably. Aside from the room, the property also offers a car park, free Wi-Fi, and a room for private events and meetings. Another thing you’ll love about this place is its location. It is located at the heart of Kuala Terengganu, which places you at a walking distance of numerous establishments and tourist spots, including Kampung Cina, KT Walks, local restaurants, banks, and more.

ANGEL RESTHOUSE
Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
6 reviews
Private room in house 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great experience - clean quiet good wifi filtered water helpful hosts
Cleanliness:
place is clean and quiet
the room is really clean and extremely comfortable
Location:
very ideal location near to town
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3. Comfortable homestay (from USD 24)

If you’re after great value for money, then this private bedroom in a homestay is the best way to go. It is modernly furnished and it contains a comfortable bed, an air-conditioning unit, a closet, a work desk, and an LED TV. It also comes with a bathroom with shower and water heater. Other amenities you may find include free Wi-Fi, parking, a spacious living hall, free drinking water, and more. As for its location, you’ll find it at the heart of town, near lots of local restaurant, night scene, and some must-visit attractions, including Chinatown, Jalan Bandar, and the jetty to Redang Island.

(翔苑民宿)JS&K Homestay (1D)
Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
6 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just as the photos show room and bathroom were very new and modern so very clean
Cleanliness:
very clean and secure place
the room was very clean and new exactly like the pictures
it's clean and spacious very suitable for couples or travel with two
Host:
did not meet the host in person but there were two lovely workers who greeted us upon arrival
the host was very helpful and responded to my messages promptly
Location:
location was great as about 10/15 minute walk into china down which was ideal
location was good about 10 minutes walkingdistance from town
i definetly recommend this place as it was very professional and a lovely neighbourhood
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4. Homestay with swimming pool (from USD 80)

This Airbnb vacation rental is a private room in a lovely house. There are three rooms for rent in this house. Each room is air-conditioned and has a comfortable queen bed with beddings and linens. The first room is the only room that has an ensuite private bathroom. Aside from the rooms, you are also allowed to use other parts of the house, including the living area, dining set-up, fully functional kitchen, parking area, and the barbecue facility. The house also has a swimming pool, which you can use without the additional charge. Another good thing about this house is it is gated, which will make you feel safer and at peace.

Ani Home2Stay Kuala Terengganu (house)ada pool
Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
Private room in house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

5. Homestay with four bedrooms (from USD 51)

This Airbnb vacation rental is homestay-type accommodation that has 4 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 10 guests. Each room is equipped with a comfortable bed and a floor mattress, making you sleep comfortably. It also features real home conveniences as well as modern amenities, including a living room with television, a dining room with a functional kitchen, and a terrace where you can chill while looking around your surroundings. As for its location, it is close to the airport, the beach, UnisZa, UMT, and more. This accommodation is a real score, so make sure you book it before others do.

Homestay Keluarga 4411, Gong Badak, K. Terengganu
Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
3 reviews
Private room in house 4 Beds 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Host:
host is very friendly and quick respons
Location:
good location for family n group
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6. Homestay with modern design (from USD 15)

This Airbnb vacation rental is another room in a homestay. It is modern, comfortable, neat, and has all the things you need for a short stay. It features free Wi-Fi in all areas, making it easy for you to stay updated and post travel photos. Each room here has an air-conditioning unit that will make you sleep comfortably at night and during the summer. While cooking is not allowed on the property, to compensate, there is a free cleaning service and a laundry area that will come in handy if you run out of vacation clothes, and hurrying up to see the sights. Make sure to check out this room before anything, for your affordable and comfortable trip ahead.

DCO Homestay
Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
5 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
very clean and private area
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7. Palas Homestay

If you’re looking for an affordable accommodation that is equally comfortable as other vacation rentals in the area, then this private bedroom in a beautiful, two-story house, is perfect for your short trip or long stay. The room is well-equipped with a comfortable bed with bedding and linens, which can accommodate up to two persons comfortably and without any fuss. Aside from the bedroom, you are also allowed to use the kitchen and the parking on site without additional charges. Another great feature of the house is the free Wi-Fi access, which will let you connect with people back home. As for its location, the property is near lots of events venues as well as the beach, so expect to get a spectacular tan.

Palas Homestay Queen Bedroom B2
Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

8. Private room in a family home

If you’re on a budget and want a comfortable accommodation for you and your travel buddy, then this private bedroom in a lovely family home is perfect for you. It has all the comforts of a real home, without the costly price tag. Here, during your stay, you will be living with the family. The private bedroom has one comfortable bed that can accommodate up to three persons. You can also use all the parts of the house, including the kitchen, spacious living area, dining set-up, and the backyard. This Airbnb vacation rental offers free Wi-Fi that will make you post an update about your vacation as well as stay in touch with the people back home. The property is in front of rice paddies and it has a huge outside area where your kids can play or just chill.

Stay with local friendly family
Private room 1 Bed

9. Centrally located homestay

If you’re looking for a centrally located accommodation, then this private bedroom in a lovely house is perfect for you. It is close to several essential establishments and must-visits, including Chinatown, the beaches, Dapo Pata, the airport, fast food chains, and more. Also, this Airbnb vacation rental is one of the cheapest in the area. With just a very minimal rate, you get to have a bedroom with a comfortable bed that can suit two, a closet, and a mirror. Also, you are allowed to use the living room as well as the parking that can accommodate up to three cars. Additionally, this property can be rented as a whole if you want it all to yourself.

Live like locals.5minutes access to airport+beach
Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
4 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. William's Lodge

If you want accommodation that will give you your money’s worth and more, then this private room in a homestay is ideal for you. Each room here is equipped with a comfortable bed and a closet. Apart from your room, you also have access to common areas like the living room and the functional kitchen. Other amenities of the property which you can use include the car park, the free Wi-Fi, and the balcony. In addition, you’ll find most of the establishments and attractions within a walking distance from your homestay, including the beach, public swimming pool, general hospital, and a private stadium. It is also close to numerous local stores and restaurants that will make you feel at home.

William's Lodge:- Nice and Cosy
Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia
14 reviews
Shared room in house 12 Beds 1 Bedroom

Stay in Kuala Terengganu

Visiting Kuala Terengganu will let you have your much-needed vacation, away from the busy city life. Here, you’ll have a chance to relax and swim at pristine beaches, have a taste of something new, courtesy of their local cuisine, and see beautiful structures that will fascinate you and refresh your spirit. Check out our list of the top 10 homestays in the area for a stress-free holiday ahead.

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