11 Best Airbnbs In Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia - Updated 2024

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There are plenty of vacation spots in Malaysia. But you can take a trip off the beaten path and plan a vacation to this quiet and tranquil residential area of Bandar Utama. With a modest population of just 59,040 people, this unassuming township is the place to truly immerse yourself in the local culture and native experience. Only having been developed into a proper residential area from as recent as 1991, the area was initially a locality of palm oil estates, home to less than 100 people. Today, the area is still modestly developed but it welcomes both tourists and locals to pay a visit. If a relaxing vacation is what you seek, scroll down to learn more about the best Airbnbs in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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 03, 2024.

1. Stunning vacation home in a prestigious neighborhood (from USD 100)

This two-story home located in the prestigious neighborhood of Petaling Jaya is an ideal vacation rental for families. It offers a range of features and amenities to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The house boasts seven rooms, each equipped with deluxe hotel-style beds. The property offers both indoor and outdoor sitting areas, allowing guests to relax and unwind. The indoor spaces include a dining area, kitchenette, and a spacious living room, perfect for spending quality time with family or friends. The outdoor lounge area provides an opportunity to enjoy the pleasant surroundings.

Conveniently located, the property is only a 10-minute stroll away from 1 Utama Shopping Centre, a popular retail destination. Additionally, within a short five-minute drive, guests can access several other shopping centers and transportation hubs, making it easy to explore the surrounding areas.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
1.09 km (0.7 mi) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
69 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 9 Beds 13 Guests 7 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 13

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable space to fit 12-13 people very spacious
well equipped and comfortable room to stay
nice and clean house with lots of rooms
bathroom is old and need cleanliness need to be improve
good if you just look for a clean and peaceful place to rest
generally the property is clean the location is awesome
great place to stay host was friendly clean and tidy
fast response and friendly
the staffs are good and helpful
host was also very accommodating and responsive
we can always receive quick and helpful responses from owner and his team
the host was very nice and friendly and extremely helpful
good location very near to one utama shopping mall
location is very good just 5 min drive to one utama
perfect location it only 0
good place convenient easier to any way for eat shopping and no jam
the place is only good for back packers
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2. Charming retreat near Malaysia's largest shopping mall (from USD 56)

If you are going on a vacation to Malaysia, escape to this secure and tranquil sanctuary in Petaling Jaya. Located just a few minutes away from the renowned 1 Utama Shopping Centre, this inviting property offers everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. Indulge in the comfort of the air-conditioned bedrooms and stay connected with high-speed internet access.

Immerse yourself in a world of culinary delights with a wide selection of restaurants nearby, while enjoying convenient transportation options to explore the vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
942 meters (0.6 ft) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
50 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 8 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the only downside for us was the master bedroom was spoil but there is a standing fan provided
the place is clean and spacious
the house was super clean and tidy
need to note that it is very clean too and the environment is really nice
the place is clean with 4 big rooms plus one artic room
the place is very clean and tidy better than i expected ;)
wonderful ambiance and amazing hospitality from the host
friendly hosts made our stay comfortable
we loved the place and appreciated the hosts
the host and family members have been responsive to request and feedback
will repeat in the future because host are great
very close to one of the best shopping mall “one utama”
there is a park nearby that we enjoy going in the afternoon
if you're looking for a home away from home this is definitely the place for you
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3. House in Utama, suitable for wedding stays (from USD 101)

This lovely long-term rental in Malaysia can accommodate a group of up to 18-people. The house features five air-conditioned bedrooms, suitable for rent depending on whether you need all the available space. Guests enjoy exclusive access to the assigned bedrooms, including all of the facilities and appliances, so it really does feel like home. Apart from the six available beds of different sizes, additional mattresses and bedding are also available on request at an additional cost. The space has been rented previously to host wedding stays, with the festivities and celebrations contained within the spacious house compound. Guests can also rent barbecue equipment for an unforgettable meal in a serene natural space.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
2.1 km (1.4 mi) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
45 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 16 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house we rented was unbelievable cozy comfortable with all the amenities anyone could ever ask for
house was clean and well organized
nice and clean room
the entire place is generally clean and neat
it's cosy beautifully decorated and perfectly clean
good location house is very clean and the host is very accommodating
rachel was a great host
the host is good responsive and give us sufficient info to ease our self check in
rachel was helpful and friendly
the owner also share lots of nice food around the house
she was extremely helpful and flexible
good location and nearby to 1 utama shopping mall
very nice house and super convenience location
location was easily located too with the help from the host
no fuss check in responsive host good location at bu and roomy house for a large group
great place to stay for big family
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4. Queen Capsule Room at Bandar Utama (from USD 13)

Conveniently located just over a five-minute walk from the area’s top mall in Petaling Jaya and eating district, this cozy room for two is perfect for couples looking for a comfortable place to rest. The bedroom is furnished with a comfortable queen-sized bed and it even has a little breakfast station where you can make yourself some toast and coffee or tea in the morning. When you aren’t resting in the room, relax in the house’s comfortable common indoor and outdoor living spaces.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
1.11 km (0.7 mi) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
123 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the capsule room a little bit small but worth the money
reasonable price and comfortable place why not?
a clean and comfortable place to stay
quiet clean and comfortable
the place is really clean and cozzy
the place is clean and modern
the place is clean and tidy
the host was responsive and solutive
a great host hosts are ready to help you should you require any
rep was friendly and understanding
easy to communicate with the host too
that’s great got the feeling of home very friendly and nice owner
good location nice neighbourhood overall pleasant stay in the capsule room
it is convenient to go to places as it isnt far from alot of the city attractions
great place to stay for a short trip
a great place to stay~
a wonderful place to stay
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5. Five-bedroom house with lake view

This large house made for a whopping 16 people is the perfect accommodation option for any family holiday or team-based retreat. With wifi access and access to all the major television channels, it’s also great for both work and play. Climbers will be happy to hear the famous Batu Caves are just a 30-minute drive away. The proximity is the perfect excuse to get outside and get climbing! Don’t forget to check out the lovely outdoor grill; an experience best enjoyed in the presence of your loved ones.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
1.81 km (1.2 mi) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
30 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable place to stay with safety area
sparkling clean quiet and convenient location
appreciate her afford to provide a clean and comfortable stay for our group
it's a nice place for family peaceful and quite spacious clean and good security
friendly host and warming house
friendly responsive hosts that go above and beyond to help their guests
the host is very friendly and helpful
a very responsive and accomodative host
the host is helpful and nice they love him a lot
perfect location with affordable price
great location as it is very near to a few shopping centre and restaurants
very good location less than 10 mins walk to the mall
good location as near to shopping malls and eateries
walking distance from 1utama sc great for climbers to stay 30 mins drive from batu caves
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6. Pandanusa House

Comfortable beds and a well-equipped kitchen are just two of the many merits of this homey space. Nestled in a quiet and safe residential neighborhood area, it truly feels like a welcoming home. Apart from its immaculate coziness, the facilities are adequate as well, with plenty of hot water, air-conditioning, and all the other necessary amenities made available to guests. It also happens to be a walking distance from a number of eateries, so you’re not likely to go hungry! The best part of the rental has got to be the serenity and peaceful surroundings that come with it.

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Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1.18 km (0.8 mi) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
22 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire residential home 5 Beds 7 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
aidconds worked perfectly fine wifi was also good all in all nothing negative
the house was clean with a nice homely feel
place was clean and comfortable and alanna and don were very responsive and open
we took some pictures and hope to share with the owner soon
owner is very kind and generous and excellent to deal with
the host was prompt in replying and helpful when we asked for an early check in
i enjoyed talking to him and his friendly nature
a lovely property at a main location
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7. Affordable apartment for up to eight persons

Groups can find plenty of room in this spacious apartment! The three-bedroom space can fit up to eight comfortably and it is the ideal location to explore the rest of the locality from. If you’re arriving at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the apartment can be reached through a direct bus line, so there’s no need to worry about arranging an airport transfer. Best of all, the apartment is reasonably priced, placing you and your travel companions in the heart of Petaling Jaya even while on a budget.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
1.93 km (1.2 mi) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
74 reviews  
Entire condominium 5 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
oh wifi is good
i loved the wifi connection too very fast
easy to stay cool with both a fan and air con
you also get a very nice view of kl from your room
thanks for the last day brought us breakfast
cleanliness could be improved
room is big & clean
the bed was very comfortable and the room was cleaned very well
the place is very good clean as it was described
roza place is great clean and easy to access
owner was kind and polite
the host is amazing
host was nice person and always quick response
roza the host was very cool and welcoming
friendly owner easy to communicate
good location a short distance to 1 utama shopping mall
location is very nice
location is perfect just walking distance to a huge shopping mall nearby -1 u
house location is very easy to find and close to one utama
place is well kept location wise is good since close to one of the shopping mall
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8. Warm, cozy, spacious and clean home

Found just 1km (0.62mi) from Utana’s most popular shopping mall, this listing is a great place to explore the rest of the township from. The corner unit also comes with access to a pool as well as the rest of the condominium’s facilities like a sauna and gymnasium, making it a worthy choice as your vacation accommodation. If you enjoy immersing yourself in the local culture, pay a visit to the weekly night market, held just behind the condominium. More good news; parking on the property is free for the first car.

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1.81 km (1.2 mi) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
9 reviews  
Entire apartment 4 Beds 6 Guests

9. Core Three at Petaling Jaya

Stay right in the heart of Petaling Jaya at this well-located listing. Apart from its proximity to highlights like the 1 Utama mall, The Starling, and more, the space is also reasonably close to the metro for easy access to areas beyond the immediate vicinity.

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1.98 km (1.3 mi) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
8 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 5 Guests

10. Spacious apartment with high-speed wifi

Enjoy all the creature comforts of a space of your own in this lovely three-bedroom apartment. Found in a prime location, the listing is just 2km (1.24 mi) from the largest shopping complex in the center of Utama. Plus, there’s a direct airport shuttle to the property, so getting there and leaving won’t be a problem. If you’re headed for an extended period of time, be sure to speak to the host about the possibility of a long-term rate instead.

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Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
2.21 km (1.4 mi) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
21 reviews  
Entire condominium 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

11. Bright garden house

Found nestled in a quiet neighborhood packed with lovely eateries, supermarkets and shops, this quiet apartment is a little green haven in the small residential area. While the popular commercial area is a 15-minute walk away, Grab – the local private car hire service – is an affordable and easy way to get around. All in all, this bright and sunny house is the perfect place to while away your lazy afternoons and rest in the evenings while on your vacation.

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
643 meters (0.4 ft) from KidZania Kuala Lumpur
107 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire residential home 3 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
adorable house with character and complete facilities
bright large comfortable beds super cute garden spaces to hang in good wifi private and great ac
expect quite evenings and warn mornings very homey feel and comfortable house
even though we did not use it the kitchen's utensils and equipment are excellent mei is also helpful and friendly
nice clean beautiful decorated and quite place
house is clean and big
clean and beautiful place to put up a night
clean and the place had a rustic feel to it
very clean house and nice location
host is very nice
host was friendly and professional
host is very friendly and helpful
the host is friendly and prompt in reply
mei was an excellent host
convenient location and comfortable living
superb location with easy access
safe and perfect location to shopping mall and eateries
great place convinient location and crystal clear checkin instruction
nice cozy place in a strategic location with close proximity to shopping complexes and other attractions
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A homey and localized stay

The best part of staying in Bandar Utama has got to be the authentic local experience that visitors can enjoy. So, what are you waiting for? Book your tickets and your stay in any of these 10 Airbnb vacation rentals for a vacation of relaxation and cultural immersion. Regardless of your choice, the holiday’s sure to be one to remember.

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Frequently asked questions about best Airbnbs in Bandar Utama, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

1. Which Airbnbs in Bandar Utama are suitable for families?

When it comes to family-friendly Airbnbs in Bandar Utama, there are several fantastic options that cater to the needs of families. One of the few options to consider is this stunning vacation home in a prestigious neighborhood.

2. Which Airbnbs in Bandar Utama have parking?

Looking for Airbnb in Bandar Utama that offers convenient parking options? Look no further. Some of the Airbnbs that offer parking are this charming retreat near Malaysia’s largest shopping mall, and this house in Utama, suitable for wedding stays.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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