We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
You added Hotel Politan to your Saves list
Lot 1121, Jalan Doktor, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Hotel amenities
Hotel Politan
Ranked #10 of 52 Kota Bharu B&B and Inns
We can't find prices for this accommodation
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Kota Bharu
Check In Check Out
Write a Review

15 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    0
    7
    6
    2
    0
See reviews for
5
4
3
2
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (15)
  • Mar-May only
    (3)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (4)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (5)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (3)
All months
Batu Caves, Malaysia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We were arriving in the middle of the night at Kota Bharu and drove around the town to find a good but affordable hotel to stay for 2 nights. Luckily we found this budget hotel which I found is good in terms of its condition and a very helpful staff. It got elevator - which my mum really look for.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Kortrijk, Belgium
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
58 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

We stayed here twice, once before going to the Perhentian Island and once when we came back. Spend a total of 3 nights here and the hotel is OK. The location is good, close to the bus station and within walking distance of the city. Staff is friendly and helps you if you have questions. The rooms are basic but... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

The rooms are clean and have enough space. The hotel a bit far from city itself but in walking distance. The staff is friendly and answers to your questions with a smile. The breakfast is ok - nothing special but has options something to choose from.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
33 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

Came by taxi from the border and stayed here two nights in transit. This was my first time at Politan, as I usually stay at the islamic hotel, Ansar round the corner, which was full. Politan is OK for the price, and very convenient for the buses and city attractions. In contrast to another reviewer, I found the staff helpful... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Dordrecht
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
69 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

Stayed here 1 night before and after going to the Perhentians, and for that purpose it is excellent. It is right across from the taxi station and also 50 meters from the busstation. So take the bus to the ferry to the Perhentians and take the taxi to the airport. Good location for this. I took the standard room for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

This is my second visit - and I usually book a night before and after my trip to the islands. The room I got the first night was fine although you could hear the bus announcements until 11pm (the bus station is just two blocks away), but the second night, my room was musty, the wi-fi in the room sketchy,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Oxford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
17 hotel reviews
146 helpful votes 146 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2012

Stayed here for a night during a month trip in Malaysia. The location is good. Its right next to the long-distance taxi stand and a two minute walk from Kota Bharu bus station (although if you want to get the private company long-distance buses you will need to take a taxi for 15 RM to the bus station outside of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2012

The rate for an air-con room with 1 double bed & 1 single bed(for 3 adults) is just RM 80 nett, while a standard room will cost only RM60. The rooms are very basic but reasonably clean and well maintained, including the bathroom. A thermos flask is provided, but you have to take it to the reception to be refilled.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2012

Its a budget hotel with room & bathroom very clean.... Located in city centre. Standard room for weekdays just 90MYR.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

We stayed here before going to and after coming back from Perhentian Island. The first night we got the 2nd floor so we could hardly hear the outside traffic but on our return trip, we got the 1st floor room and so we could hear the noise from the road. The reception staff were friendly and offered us the use... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Hotel Politan? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Politan

Address: Lot 1121, Jalan Doktor, Kota Bharu, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Kelantan > Kota Bharu
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Hotel Politan Kota Bharu, Kelantan

3 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay