Who doesn’t love a romantic getaway with your better half? A retreat with your loved one somewhere special is often a vital and much-needed break from the daily grind.

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But let’s face it – staying at luxury resorts in breathtaking locations isn’t always the most financially feasible choice! But don’t worry, we’re here to help you out. We’ve compiled a list of wonderful accommodations right here in Malaysia that will be not only the perfect setting for a romantic trip for two but will also be easier on the wallet 😉

Note: The accommodations are sorted by state (KL, Penang, Perak, etc.). All prices shown are based on a search as of 26 June 2019, for booking periods between July to September 2019 and are subject to changes. To get the best deals at an affordable rate, early booking is recommended.

Kuala Lumpur

1. MOV Hotel

Located in the heart of KL’s main shopping district, Bukit Bintang, MOV is probably one of KL’s hippest hotels and the perfect option for a girls trip. Not only is it close to all the shopping action along Bukit Bintang (it’s an 8-minute walk to Pavilion mall), but its trendy and chic interior is totally swoon-worthy 😍 To read more about the hotel’s beautiful attractions, check out our write-up on it here!

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Bask in the stylish interior while also basking in each other’s company! And while shops, eateries and attractions are all just a stone’s throw away, don’t forget to also make full use of the hotel amenities, like the hammock lounge and rooftop pool area which overlooks Bukit Bintang’s skyscrapers.

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Rate per night: From RM166 on Agoda
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Address: 43, Jalan Berangan, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contact no:
+60 3-2781 9888

2. Oasia Suites Kuala Lumpur by Far East Hospitality

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While KL is home to many notable luxury hotels, they can be pricey, costing no less than RM350 per night. But at Oasia Suites Kuala Lumpur, you get the same advantage of being in the heart of the city in comfortable settings but at a cheaper price! The hotel is located along Jalan P. Ramlee (not more than 10 minutes drive away from places like KLCC and Bukit Bintang).

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But the best part about Oasia Suites is perhaps its amenities – the rooms are done serviced apartment-style, with each room equipped with a kitchenette, a dining area, and even a washing machine and dryer! It’ll be like a home away from home, except there’s also housekeeping services 😉 You and your loved one can also spend time hanging out at the rooftop pool!

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Rate per night: From RM210 on Agoda
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Address: 10, Lorong P Ramlee, Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Contact no: +60 3-2726 6788


3. Areca Hotel

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Fancy a trip to the food and heritage land that is Penang? Well, why not make it a romantic retreat for two at the wonderfully charming Areca Hotel. Converted from pre-war shophouses and located in the historic UNESCO heritage site within George Town, Areca Hotel will provide a wonderful stay steeped in romantic heritage design.

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The hotels beautiful interior courtyard is enough to make anyone swoon – be sure to take a nice photo of you and your partner here! You’ll also be glad to know that the hotel is within walking distance from must-visit food places like Teochew Cendul and Nasi Kandar Line Clear.

Rate per night: From RM192 on Agoda
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Address: No 5, Jalan Khoo Sian Ewe, George Town, Malaysia 10050
Contact no:
+60 4-261 0050

Negeri Sembilan

4. Avillion Port Dickson

Inspired by the Old World Malay fishing village, this 5-star beach resort provides guests with only the best. Overlooking the Straits of Melaka, this is another resort that will take your breath away and be the perfect romantic setting 😍

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While 5-star resorts don’t typically get associated with being affordable, don’t fret. Avillion has Garden Chalets that are no less beautiful but cost less than the Water Chalets 😉

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Relax at the resort while enjoying the array of amenities available, including its pools (there are three, including an adults-only pool!), a spa, sea lookout points, and also various dining establishments (check out the picturesque aVi Lounge for some pretty views – perfect for a romantic date while watching the sunset!).

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Rate per night: From RM264 on Agoda
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Address: Avillion Port Dickson, 3rd Miles, Jalan Pantai, 71000 Port Dickson, Negeri Sembilan
Contact no:
+606-647 6688


5. Rosa Malacca

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There’s something about a boutique hotel that screams romantic, most likely the more intimate nature of the hotel as well as the care placed into the design and interior. Well, Rosa Malacca totally fits that bill and will be sure to be a lovely retreat for you and your partner.

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You’re bound to fall in love with the beautiful decor, the spacious rooms, and the romantic atmosphere of the hotel. And the hotel is only a 10-minute drive away from Jonker Street, so you’ll be close to all the action in the heart of Malacca too!

Rate per night: From RM178 on Agoda
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Address: 212 Jalan Parameswara, Malacca Town 75000
Contact no:
 +60 6-281 9888

6. 1825 Gallery Hotel

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Another pretty gem located just a 10-minute walk away from Jonker Street is 1825 Gallery Hotel. This boutique hotel sits right near the Malacca river (great for an evening stroll!) and offers beautifully decorated rooms. The best part is, the affordable nature of the hotel means you can pay just a little bit more to get a Deluxe King room that comes with a balcony, perfect for lounging with your loved one!

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Rate per night: From RM127 on Agoda
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Address: 212 Jalan Parameswara, Malacca Town 75000
Contact no:
 +60 6-281 9888


7. M Boutique Station 18

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When you think of accommodations in Ipoh, it’s hard not to automatically think of M Boutique hotel, the hipster hotel that has long graced many an Instagram feed. But for a romantic trip for two, why not try its younger sister hotel, M Boutique Station 18? Also located in Ipoh, M Boutique Station 18 is super hip and exudes beautiful interiors with a twist of vintage. It also offers bigger rooms than the original M Boutique hotel 😉

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The hotel is also located close to an Aeon, so you can pop by to stock up on snacks the two of you can share while nesting in your beautiful hotel room! Don’t forget to go and eat Ipoh’s famous foodie offerings while you’re in town.

Rate per night: From RM140 on Agoda
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Address: 15 – 23 Jalan Pengkalan Barat 35, Taman Pengkalan Jaya, Station 18, 31650 Ipoh, Perak
Contact no:
+605 321 1666

8. Ipoh Bali Hotel

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Who knew that you could find a slice of Balinese heaven the middle of Ipoh? Well, that’s exactly what you’ll get with Ipoh Bali Hotel.

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The hotel rooms are spacious and roomy, decorated in Balinese-style interiors featuring wood and bamboo features mixed with contemporary furnishings. Despite being located within central Ipoh, the hotel will provide a peaceful stay and a restful respite for you and your sweetheart. There’s even a spa available with massage, scrub and other treatments if you’re in the need for some major pampering!

Rate per night: From RM237 on Agoda
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Address: 12A, Lorong Cheah Cheang Lim, Off Jalan Tambun, Ipoh, Perak 30350
Contact no:
+60 10-566 0222

9. Swiss-Garden Beach Resort Damai Laut (Lumut)

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10. Resorts World Langkawi

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A beachfront getaway for two? Yes, please! Located away from the busy Cenang beach (about 30 minutes drive), is the Resort World Langkawi. Although the price is closer to mid-range, you would think you’re at a high-end hotel with the amenities that are available – from a rejuvenating spa, a nicely equipped gym, and many more.

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Enjoy the beautiful infinity pool facing the sea, or you can also head to Pantai Cenang which is a short drive away to soak in the lively atmosphere there! The rooms are super spacious as well, so it’ll be nice to just relax in your room too.

P.S. For more affordable resorts in Langkawi, read this!

Rate per night: From RM230 on Agoda
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Address: 07000 Langkawi, Kedah
Contact no:
+60 4-955 5111


10. Amari Johor Bahru

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Located in the heart of Johor Bahru lies the beautiful Amari Hotel. Part of the chain of Amari group of hotels (with resorts in Krabi, Bangkok, Hua Hin and Sri Lanka, to name a few destinations), the hotel boasts spacious rooms and a great location – it’s located right next to the City Square shopping mall.

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Besides having a swimming pool and a gymnasium, there’s also an in-house spa available for some pampering! Don’t forget to check out their amazing restaurant too – the breakfast buffet is said to be pretty great!

Rate per night: RM243 on Agoda
Address: 82C, Jalan Trus, Bandar Johor Bahru, 80000 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Contact no:
+60 7-266 8888

So there it is. 10 amazing hotels that will be perfect for you to have a romantic getaway. Whether you go for a staycation in the city or want a retreat to the beach, you won’t have to bust your budget to have a nice trip together. It’s time to book your romantic trip for two now!

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