Hotels in Arau, Malaysia

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Arau, Malaysia
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Hotel Sooguan
7.5 Good
Hotel Sooguan, Pt1231, Kampung Ujung Matang, Jalan Jejawi Permatang, Mukim Jejawi, Arau, Malaysia
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3.8 km from city centre, Arau, Malaysia 
GoodBased on 44 reviews
7.5

Hotel Sooguan is located in Kangar and offers complimentary Wi-Fi. It also provides a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and a currency exchange.

Hotel prices in Arau

2 stars and under

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Where to stay in Arau

About Arau

The royal capital of Perlis, Arau boasts a fascinating blend of colonial and Moorish architecture, particularly the red-roofed Royal Palace. Along with fine-dining restaurants and cosy cafes, you can discover a bustling shopping centre, historical landmarks and nearby tranquil rivers.

Things to do in Arau

If you’re interested in Malaysia’s royal history, head to the Arau Royal Palace, also called the “Istana Arau”. The official home of the Raja of Perlis, Arau Royal Palace showcases unique Moorish-British architecture, as well as manicured gardens and vibrant lighting at night. Afterwards, cross the road to see the golden-domed Masjid Negeri Arau mosque.

Are you looking for some retail therapy? Head to C Mart Arau, a popular shopping centre that features Malaysian clothing brands and excellent cafes. Once you’ve finished shopping, grab a sweet treat at Garden Cake House or indulge your taste buds at Blackwood Coffee and Chocolate Arau. For something a bit more substantial, check out the nearby Yasmeen Arau restaurant, which specialises in chicken and rice.

Those seeking a bit of tranquillity should stroll along either the Sungai Besar waterway south of the township or Perlis River to the north. If nature is on your agenda, drive about 25 minutes to the Snake and Reptile Farm, where you can see fascinating displays on snakes and lizards found throughout Malaysia, including preserved exhibits.

Learn more about the local culture by driving 15 minutes to Kota Kayang Museum, where you can explore local history through archaeological exhibits and traditional architecture. It’s a short drive from the seaside town of Kuala Perlis, where you can dine on fresh seafood while admiring views of the Malacca Strait.

Getting around Arau

Arau is about 55 minutes’ drive from AlorSetar, which has a domestic airport just outside of town. The best way to get around Arau and to nearby attractions is by using your own vehicle.

Facts about staying in Arau

  • What are the best hotels in Arau?

    Hotel Sooguan, rated with a score of 7.5 from 44 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Arau. Other top stays include Arau Idaman Homestay, with an average rating of 9.2 from 183 reviewers, and Arau Guest House, with a score of 8.2 from 64 reviewers.

  • How much do hotels in Arau cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Arau is C$ 54 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data. The average price of a 4-star hotel in Arau around is C$ 36 per night, whereas for a 5-star hotel it’s C$ 52 per night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Arau?

    HotelsCombined users have found cheap hotels in Arau starting from C$ 14 per night in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Arau tonight?

    Arau hotels start at C$ 14 for tonight; however accommodations will average about C$ 54. Many 4-star stays can be found in Arau tonight, with prices starting at C$ 33. These prices were found on HotelsCombined within the last 72 hours.