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The Royal Guest House

Lot 440 - 443 & Lot 448 - 452 | Jalan Hilir Kota, Kota Bharu 15300, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sri Kembangan, Malaysia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Although have made many trips to Kota Bharu before, decided to try this hotel as was curious to experience essence of a once upon a time royal abode. Very disappointed. The hotel frontage is a narrow one way road and we could not park our car there. The furnishings are very run down. There is no closet to hang our... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

If you are a craft and antique lover, this is the right place for you. Located amongst the famous tourist attraction around Kota Bharu town, the old palace, museum and Siti Khatijah Market is just within walking distance. This hotel has just completed their renovation, so everything looks good and pleasant. Check in counter is friendly and provide helpful information... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

With a comfortable, clean room for a one night stay, this was an okay choice for our stay on the way to the Perhentians. Though we didn't spend much time here, it was comfortable for us to rest our weary heads. The breakfast, albeit included, was below average with lack of choice and lack of flavour. I worried a little... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Love, love this place. My family always checks into this place when we go to KB. Located smack in the middle of the old palaces (now museums), you can imagine what it was like in the past, living in the palace courtyard. The hotel only within 5 mins walking distance to the market, shopping area, MCD, 7 eleven, Parkson shopping... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Very basic. the rooms felt dirty and gross, the carpet didn't look clean with stains all over it. No hot water in the shower, the sink didn't drain and weird black things kept rising up out of the drain (GROSS). The shower flooded the whole bathroom and started leaking onto the carpet. Recepton was not very helpful, were unable to... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
12 reviews 12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Coming back from the islands, I have spent one night at the Royal Guest House. Management and staff were helpful and friendly. The room was clean. The value received for the money spent was above average. Well done.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

No hot water upon check in and water leaks everywhere in bathroom incl toilet, wash basin and bath area. Called reception and being informed that she will convey the message to maintenance to rectify the above problems. However, maintenance didn't turn up instead they went to perform some other jobs on rooftop about 8+pm at night which include banging of... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Rooms are very dark, with view on a wall 50 cm. Very warm air conditioning not working well. Horrible smell of durian in the corridor, staff not helpfull at all, would not accept me for diner because thay had a group, the following day early departure, no breakfast. Staff don't speak english very diificult contact

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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

A big disappointment. Air conditioner is not functioning well. Very warm room. Water dripping from the air conditioner. One of the nights totally called off. House keeping is not well trained. Complained about the already opened botol water left in the fridge. One of the nights even found another already opened water, but never turn up to collect. Mentioned about... More 

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kuala lumpur
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

Royal Guest House is located in the city centre, within walking distance to the main shopping area, namely, Pasar Siti Khadijah, and several museums and palaces nearby (hence the 'royal' name.) However, there was nothing 'royal' about the room, customer service and breakfast. If you have a car, it's a nightmare to get parking space. The room size is just... More 

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Address: Lot 440 - 443 & Lot 448 - 452 | Jalan Hilir Kota, Kota Bharu 15300, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Kelantan > Kota Bharu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 45
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