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15 Unforgettable Airbnb Stays In Malaysia For You And Your Travel Buddies

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Cheng Sim  •  Aug 31, 2017

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Airbnb has transformed the way we travel and it’s true. While there are luxurious hotels and budget hostels to consider, Airbnb serves as an excellent alternative for travellers who prefer to stay in a cosy and homely environment.
Credit: Giphy Thanks to the abundance of sightseeing and dining options, Malaysia is a fantastic destination to host your group getaways! If you’re planning to explore various places in the country, there are lots of amazing Airbnb stays out there to host you and your friends 😌
Kuala Lumpur
1. Be on cloud nine in this Sky Pool apartment
Do you have Kuala Lumpur in mind for your next holiday? The best way to experience the hustle and bustle of Malaysia’s capital city is to stay as close to the city centre as possible. This contemporary apartment is one of many Airbnb stays you can find. Decked out with sleek and modern furnishing, this apartment also boasts one of the nicest views of the city.
Credit: Ikhwan on Airbnb The perfect accommodation for a group of seven, the apartment is sprawled with comfortable beds and floor mattresses. As a guest, you and your friends can also access the infinity swimming pool at the rooftop and modern gymnasium 😍
Credit: Ikhwan on AirbnbThanks to the apartment’sstrategic location, you can also commute to various city attractions via LRT, Monorail, and Uber.Address: Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur Rates: USD75 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire apartment
  • Occupancy: 7 guests
  • General: 2 bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms (additional mattresses are available)
Others: Free Wi-Fi, washer and dryer, and access to pool and gym Book here!
2. Get your holiday happiness at The Scott Garden
Happiness comes in many forms and one of them is this comfortable apartment located at The Scott Garden. There’s so much to love about this stylish duplex unit that is imbued with an ambience of a homestay 😌
Credit: Isaac on Airbnb You can access the sleeping areas that are placed upstairs and downstairs. There’s also plenty of room to socialise at the living hall and kitchen, and if you and your friends never miss a workout, you can access the apartment’s facilities such as the gymnasium, jogging track and infinity pool.
Credit: Isaac on Airbnb You can choose to cook your dinner at the outdoor barbecue pit or the home’s fully-equipped kitchen. Location: The Scott Garden, Old Klang Road, Kuala Lumpur Rates: USD46 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire apartment
  • Occupancy: 6 guests
  • General: 1 bedroom and 1 bathroom (sofabed and mattresses are available)
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and access to pool and gym
Book here!
Penang
3. Catch the panoramic seascape of Penang
If your group is looking for peace and quiet in Penang, you may find this apartment on Karpal Singh Drive suitable for your group’s needs.
Credit: Eve on Airbnb Stylishly adorned with a country ambience, this apartment is decked out with printed couches, chandelier and old granny clock.
Credit: Eve on Airbnb Thanks to the apartment’s high glass windows, you can admire the seaside view from your living hall and dining space. 🤗
Credit: Eve on Airbnb The kitchen is also equipped with the essentials you need, from the refrigerator to electrical induction cooker, to cook up something delicious. Location: Karpal Singh Drive, Jelutong, Penang Rates: USD84 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire apartment
  • Occupancy: 6 guests
  • General: 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and free access to pool and gym
Book here!
4. Live in a Georgetown shop house
Some groups prefer to stay close to the epicentre of Georgetown. If that sounds like you and your group of friends, staying the night in this cosy shop house will be a treat for everyone!
Credit: Mike on AirbnbThis two and a half-storey shop houseis situated so close to the cultural enclave of Georgetown, you’re basically within walking distance from many tourist attractions such as Little India and the famous street arts. Just nice for a group of five, travellers with attention for detail will notice the original elements that remain intact throughout this home.
Credit: Mike on Airbnb Whether you notice the traditional Chinese wooden doors or wooden louvered windows, you will find these classic details very endearing 😍
Credit: Mike on Airbnb This place is also equipped with an Apple TV (perfect for Netflix fans) and high-speed Wi-Fi. Location: Georgetown, Penang. Rates: USD74 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire home
  • Occupancy: 5 guests
  • General: 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, bathroom amenities, heater and air conditioning
Book here!
Ipoh
5. Take a pause in this Ipoh homestay
Homestays are usually the go-to picks for anyone who prefers homey and casual ambience. Located in Taman Kampar, the first thing you will notice about this neighborhood home is the spacious driveway.
Credit: Vcr on Airbnb Walk past the entrance and you will be greeted with retro sofas, tiled floors, and quaint furnishing.
Credit: Vcr on AirbnbThis home is designed with three air-conditioned bedrooms to save you and your friends from theafternoon heat.
Credit: Vcr on Airbnb The kitchen is also fitted with a refrigerator, induction cooker, microwave, and cutlery, just in case you want to prepare your meals at home. Location: Taman Kampar, Ipoh Rates: USD47 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire home
  • Occupancy: 6 guests
  • General: 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and fully equipped kitchen
Book here!
6. A premium vacation with a rooftop spa
If a luxurious vacation in Ipoh is what you’re looking for, this holiday home may just be the one for you. Situated in a quiet and upscale neighbourhood, this lavish five-bedroom pad has a mix of industrial and warm elements, which you’ll notice immediately from its luxurious furnishing.
Credit: Merlin on Airbnb This space is built with many bedrooms and bathrooms to keep everyone comfortable. If you prefer to spend the day indoors, there’s Netflix to keep you and your friends entertained as well as an outdoor space and a hot tub on the rooftop to enjoy.
Credit: Merlin on Airbnb
Credit: Merlin on Airbnb Location: Ipoh, Perak Rates: USD161 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire home
  • Occupancy: 12 guests
  • General: 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, washer, dryer, free parking and hot tub
Bookhere!
Melaka
7. A vacation with Nordic simplicity
If you’re looking for a spacious holiday pad with sleek Nordic design, this Malaccan homestay is a fantastic space to host your entire group.
Credit: Cami on Airbnb Just 500-meters away from the famous Jonker Street, this double-storey home is so huge that it can fit as many as 16 guests.
Credit: Cami on Airbnb Decked with two private parking spots, the bedrooms are sprawled with comfortable queen and single beds. There’s also an LCD television to plan out movie nights as well as kitchen essentials to cook up a storm.
Credit: Cami on Airbnb Location: Kota Laksamana, Melaka Rates: USD128 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire home
  • Occupancy: 12 guests
  • General: 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and bathroom amenities
Book here!
8. Hang out in this Malaccan loft
Infuse some stylish notes into your Melaka getaway with a comfortable stay at this spacious loft. Located in a lovely neighbourhood in Melaka, the famous attractions such as Jonker Street and A’Famosa Fort are situated within a 15-minutes’ drive.
Credit: Cash on AirbnbThis loft is designed with three bedrooms to host you and your friends comfortably. Scattered with British-themed pillows, hanging light bulbs, and bright blue furniture, this vibrant home willmake a splendid stay over for your next holiday in Melaka.
Credit: Cash on Airbnb
Credit: Cash on Airbnb Location: Melaka Rates: USD93 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire home
  • Occupancy: 6 guests
  • General: 3 bedrooms and 1.5 bathroom
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, kitchen essentials and bathroom amenities
Book here!
Sekinchan
9. Step into this paddy-themed condominium
For a completely unique stay in Sekinchan, there’s nothing more interesting than spending the night in this paddy-themed condominium.
Credit: Shary on Airbnb Decked out with faux paddy field wallpapers and wooden swings, there’s no other stay quite like this Airbnb gem.
Credit: Shary on Airbnb There are three bedrooms in this condominium to host 10 guests at a time. While there are comfortable beds that you can sleep on, give that little tent a go and imagine yourself living in the woods for the night.
Credit: Shary on Airbnb Location: Sekinchan, Selangor Rates: USD137 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire apartment
  • Occupancy: 10 guests
  • General: 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Others: Free parking, air conditioning and access to pool and gym
Book here!
Selangor
10. Go for a rainforest retreat
Step away from the hustle and bustle of the city and dive straight into a rainforest retreat at Templer Park.
Credit: Saw on AirbnbFeaturinga scenic landscape of the Kanching Reserve, this entire villa comes with four en-suite bedrooms for comfortable snooze time.
Credit: Saw on Airbnb We recommend spending your time on the viewing deck where hammocks await. There’s also an outdoor swimming pool that overlooks a beautiful limestone hill and the surrounding trees.
Credit: Saw on Airbnb Aside from that, there’s an outdoor cooking area to cook up something delicious. Location: Rawang, Selangor Rates: USD234 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire home
  • Occupancy: 16 guests
  • General: 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, breakfast, free parking, and bathroom amenities
Book here!
Johor
11. Maximise your holiday in this minimal home
Splashed with minimal interior and basic furnishing, maximise your holiday in Johor Bahru by staying the night in this cosy apartment.
Credit: Os on Airbnb This seaside apartment is situated close to Danga Bay, which means you’re only 13 minutes away from Legoland and 10 minutes away from City Square.
Credit: Os on Airbnb With natural sunlight and sea breeze dancing across the room, you and your friends can take advantage on the apartment’s medley of facilities such as swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi, tennis court, saunas, and gym. Location: Johor Bahru, Johor Rates: USD45 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entireapartment
  • Occupancy: 5 guests
  • General: 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom
Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, bathroom amenities and access to gym and pool Book here!
Pahang
12. Stay the night at The Colony
If you prefer to have the entire space reserved for you and your friends, your trip to Kuantan would be complete at The Colony.
Credit: Seng Hong on Airbnb Tastefully adorned with modern furnishing, the home is sprawled with eight bedrooms that are enough to fit as many as 16 of your friends.
Credit: Seng Hong on Airbnb To make the most out of your stay at The Colony, enjoy a leisure afternoon by the swimming pool, rent a barbecue pit for an outdoor dinner, or chill in the living space for a bit of relaxation.
Credit: Seng Hong on Airbnb Since this home is located within walking distance from Teluk Cempedak beach, it gives more reason for you to bury your feet in the sands. Location: Jalan Teluk Sisek, Kuantan, Pahang Rates: USD699 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire home
  • Occupancy: 16 guests
  • General: 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, pool access and bathroom amenities
Book here!
13. Stay warm in this little cottage
If you’re planning a relaxing getaway in Cameron Highlands, be sure to stayin this two-bedroom apartment.
Credit: Angel on Airbnb Furnished with a cottage-themed ambience, this apartment is perfect for anyone who is looking for a place that is cosy and comfortable.
Credit: Angel on Airbnb Equipped with basic kitchen utensils and limitless internet connectivity, the Cameron Highlands Sultan Ahmad Shah Golf Club and the Smoke House are situated five minutes away from the apartment.
Credit: Angel on Airbnb If you feel like packing up some food for dinner, Cameron Highland’s famous weekend market is situated right below the apartment – talk about convenience! Location: Cameron Highlands, Pahang Rates: USD49 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire apartment
  • Occupancy: 6 guests
  • General: 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, and heater
Book here!
Sabah
14. Enjoy a luxurious vacation in Kota Kinabalu
For anyone who is looking for a luxurious vacation in Kota Kinabalu, this sleek and contemporary condominium may just be suitable for your group’s lifestyle needs.
Credit: M&M on Airbnb Nestled in the heart of Kota Kinabalu, this holiday spot is perfect for travellers who love to lounge away in comfort.
Credit: M&M on Airbnb To complement your premium stay in Kota Kinabalu, the Sutera Resort and Golf Club is situated right around the corner.
Credit: M&M on Airbnb
The condominium’s strategic location also allows you to commute to various tourist attractions easily via public taxis and Uber. Location: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah Rates: USD105 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire apartment
  • Occupancy: 9 guests
  • General: 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking and access to gym and pool
Book here!
Sarawak
15. Snooze away in this rustic home
If a large space is important for you and your friends, this spacious wooden home has all the room for you and your friends to roam and play.
Credit: Ellie on Airbnb Sprawled with three bedrooms, the interior is thoughtfully planned out to allow the natural light to fill the room.
Credit: Ellie on Airbnb Featuring a mix of brick walls, hanging vines, and wooden furniture, their kitchen is well-equipped with the essentials you need, so you can prepare some snacks after your trip around town.
Credit: Ellie on Airbnb You can also take full advantage of the free parking space if you’re planning to drive around. Location: Kuching, Sarawak Rates: USD120 per night Amenities:
  • Property type: Entire home
  • Occupancy: 10 guests
  • General: 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms
  • Others: Free Wi-Fi, free parking, hot tub and kitchen essentials
Book here!Whether you’re looking for a spacious villaor comfortable homestay for your upcoming getaway with your friends, there is a medley of Airbnb rentals that are available for you in Malaysia. Just pick one that is perfect for your group to complete your holiday.