Airbnb has impacted the travelling industry in recent years. Instead of looking up hotel-booking sites, many travellers uses Airbnb for travel due to its homely feel and unique experience.
Apart from that, sometimes you will be able to find affordable yet high class Airbnb stays which might even be better than most 5-star hotels. Here are some fancy Airbnb stays, arranged by Malaysian state, that will make you rethink that hotel reservation.
All the prices stated are for weekend reservations since weekday charges might differ, and the prices are inclusive of service and cleaning fee. Also, consider going with a group of friends, because good things are meant to be shared.
1. Damai Residence - Luxury Suite
Located 3km away from KLCC Twin Towers, this luxury 3-bedroom condo is huge and spacious, with two floors in a 3-storey building built equipped with private indoor swimming pool and gymnasium.
Price: RM179 (S$58) (per person/night for a group of 5 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6337516
2. Penthouse With Warm & Cozy Decor
This classy hotel-like condominium is contemporary in style, the property is close to the expatriate neighbourhood Mont Kiara. The furniture is modern and luxurious, making you feel like a big shot celebrity in your 5-star suite.
Price: RM145 (per person one night for a group of 10 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/4982909
3. Tropical Private Resort, Beranang
If you are planning for a short and peaceful getaway but not too far from the city, Tropical Private Resort would be the ideal place. There is a bathtub just beside the fish pond for you to take a quiet bath with swimming fishes and relaxing water fountain in the background. Meanwhile, feel free to relax on the gazebo atop the hill, or wander through the front yard surrounded by their garden when you are feeling a little outdoorsy.
Price: RM275 (per person/night for a group of 4 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1712002
4. Templer Park Rainforest Retreat, Rawang
This breathtaking rainforest retreat is situated just half an hour from KL city centre by car. The Rainforest Retreat is your ideal getaway if you are looking for a peaceful staycation to relax, de-stress and recharge. You can come to this wonderful place to hold parties and gatherings as well because the house provides BBQ sets for your cooking needs.
Price: RM254 (per person/night for a group of 8 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2109108
5. Colonie1232 Apartment, Fraser's Hill, Pahang
If you are searching for a cosy and elegant space to stay at Fraser Hill, then Colonie1232 Apartment would be the perfect place to you.
Staying true to the basic, clean and minimalistic designs of Scandinavian homes, the home is suitable for people who are seeking for solitude, relaxation and recuperation. After a long day, you can cook and dine at their open terrace with a view of lush natural greens.
Price: RM89 (per person/night for a group of 8 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/3699798
6. Tung's Factoria
Immerse yourself in magnificently beautiful natural surroundings while staying in this cute rustic private house, which is located somewhere serene and remote from the Cameron Highland town area.
This gorgeous warehouse-turned-villa is perfect for people who looking for a laid back vacation. The house also provides two bicycles to ride around in the area.
Price: RM72 (per person/night for a group of 8 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/4821467
7. Alamanda Hilltop Villa, Kedah
Alamanda Hilltop Villa is an island villa in Pulau Langkawi, around 15 minutes from bustling Kuah Town by car.
The villa is situated near the famous Makam Mahsuri, which is a must-go when you are in Langkawi. Spending the weekend here will you give breathtaking views of the paddy fields and valley.
Besides that the villa is well-equipped with a kitchenette, wireless Internet, cafe area, and veranda with communal infinity pool.
Price: RM166 (per person/night for a group of 2 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5302083
8. Luxury Sailing Yacht In Marina
Fancy staying on a luxury yacht? Look no further than this luxury sailing yacht in Langkawi. This Beneteau First 53 F5 cabin was bought by her owner in Spain. As you can see the yacht is well maintained and the owner ensures that it is well taken care of.
Besides that the yacht is extremely stable because the it is on a walk-on mooring in the marina so you don't have to worry about it rocking. Some of the perks of staying here include full access to the Royal Langkawi Yacht Club. You also get to see yachts from all over the glode in the marina.
Price: RM345 (per person/night for a group of 6 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2564207
9. Exclusive Suite By The Marina
This stunning apartment is modernly furnished and it's nothing short of perfect. Situated at a 10-minute drive from George Town, the location is strategic as it's perfectly located between Batu Ferringhi beach and Gurney drive. Thus you have easy access to cafes, shops, restaurants, and supermarkets.
Price: RM161 (per person/night for a group of 4 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/3843144
10. Seafront Scandinavian Home
This light-filled European contemporary Scandinavian home is spacious and cosy. Located along the Karpal Singh Drive, the property has a super high ceiling and offers you panorama view of Georgetown and the harbour.
Price: RM72 (per person/night for a group of 6 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/8741307
11. 45 Lekiu Melaka
This house is a 1941 pre-war Art Deco building and was later restored into a gorgeous house which is full of old-time charm but decorated with modern amenities. We are very impressed with its tiny stylish details with the combination of contemporary and century old furnishing. Uniquely influenced by Portuguese, Dutch, British, Peranakan Chinese, Indian and Malay culture, this will make a nostalgic stay.
Price: RM421 (per person/night for a group of 4 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1400161
12. Rucksack Caratel
Rucksack Caratel is a boutique hotel located just minutes away from major attractions in Malacca. Each room is gorgeously decorated and named after iconic figures from the 60s and 70s. The place is also fully equipped with many fun activities such as foosball tables and a basketball court. If you love the water, opt to dive into their pool for a relaxing after-meal dip, which overlooks the lush, floral garden of the nearby Malacca Sultanate Palace.
Price: RM113 (per person/night for a group of 2 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7604897
13. Nautical Queen Room
Be it a short trip to Legoland or Sanrio Hello Kitty Town in Nusajaya, Johor, Nautical Queen Room would be an excellent option. Located about 30 minutes away from the bustling Johor Bahru town, these maritime-themed rooms are beautiful and is a heaven to unwind after a long day of walking around the amusement parks.
Price: RM43 (per person/night for a group of 2 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/5160080
14. Kluang Villas
Get away from it all in this 4-bedroom villa located in the middle of Kluang city are. This spacious and family-friendly villa, has a pool, BBQ area, and TV karaoke room.
Price: RM167 (per person/night for a group of 10 people)
Airbnb Link: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/7292937