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Hotels in Arau, Malaysia

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Arau, Malaysia
29 May — 30 May2
Arau, Malaysia
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Tips for booking hotels in Arau

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Arau. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on 22 May 2024.
Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:August
Average price in Arau:C$ 25/night
Cheapest price found:C$ 11/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
C$ 17 - C$ 35
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
C$ 23 - C$ 42
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Cheapest hotels in Arau, Malaysia

Discover affordable stays in Arau that provide a quality experience without breaking the bank. Hotels in Arau can be found for as low as C$ 22 per night. There is currently one property in Arau that can be booked for this price. Hotel Sooguan is one of the hotels that can be booked for the lowest price in Arau. Price data was last updated on 22 May 2024
These are the lowest prices we've found on hotels in Arau at the moment. Prices will typically fluctuate depending on the dates selected, star rating of hotel, and hotel location.
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Hotel Sooguan, Pt1231, Kampung Ujung Matang, Jalan Jejawi Permatang, Mukim Jejawi, Arau, Malaysia
3.8 km from city centre
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
C$ 22
Avg. per night

Where to stay in Arau

Explore different neighbourhoods and areas within Arau to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
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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

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Arau to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on 22 May 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Arau?

    Metroinn Hotel, rated with a score of 7.4 from 544 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Arau. Other top stays include Soo Guan Villa, with an average rating of 7.2 from 296 reviewers, and Vilana Hotel, with a score of 8.0 from 41 reviewers.

  • How much do hotels in Arau cost?

    Arau hotels have an average price of C$ 38/night (based on searches on HotelsCombined in the last 3 days).

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Arau?

    HotelsCombined users have found cheap hotels in Arau starting from C$ 15 per night in the last 3 days.

  • How much is a hotel in Arau tonight?

    A hotel in Arau tonight has an average price of C$ 44, but some deals have been found for as low as C$ 19 in HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. Prices in Arau are changing frequently.

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