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(Under RM300) 7 Highly-Rated & Cheap Staycation Spots Where You Can Rent the Whole Place for Your Family

09 Mar 2022
Image Credit: @Arte Plus Jalan Ampang @Y3 Best Mountain Stay @Nanyang’s Mansion

Arte Plus at Jalan Ampang (KL)

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When you are in the heart of KL City, everything is expensive. However, this accommodation offers you value for money as you can rent a whole unit in the RM211 price range only! Each apartment comes with 2-4 bedrooms depending on which one you are renting. From the outside, the design of the tall building itself already lives up to its name, ART. Not to mention, the pink geometry building and a moat-like pool surrounding it are simply chef kiss😘.

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Image Credit: booking.com

The interior of the building, including the lounge areas are also mesmerizing. As for the rooms, they decided to go for a more minimalistic design with a hint of luxury. This enables you to let loose and relax all day long. Arte Plus at Jalan Ampang is very much recommended to those who love to flex their staycation on Instagram because everywhere here is Instagramable! You just have to make sure that there is enough storage space in your phone or 📸camera!

  • 📞 Phone: 03-2775 8288
  • 🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/flrL8
  • 📍 Address: 3, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Ampang, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Arte Plus at Jalan Ampang (KL)

Image Credit: rashidah_aliastravelog
Image Credit: Rinie Sukeri

When you are in the heart of KL City, everything is expensive. However, this accommodation offers you value for money as you can rent a whole unit in the RM211 price range only! Each apartment comes with 2-4 bedrooms depending on which one you are renting. From the outside, the design of the tall building itself already lives up to its name, ART. Not to mention, the pink geometry building and a moat-like pool surrounding it are simply chef kiss😘.

Image Credit: booking.com
Image Credit: booking.com

The interior of the building, including the lounge areas are also mesmerizing. As for the rooms, they decided to go for a more minimalistic design with a hint of luxury. This enables you to let loose and relax all day long. Arte Plus at Jalan Ampang is very much recommended to those who love to flex their staycation on Instagram because everywhere here is Instagramable! You just have to make sure that there is enough storage space in your phone or 📸camera!

  • 📞 Phone: 03-2775 8288
  • 🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/flrL8
  • 📍 Address: 3, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Ampang, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Nanyang’s Mansion (Penang)

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

This eye-catchy staycation spot used to be a pre-war shophouse before it was renovated and turned into a homestay that can house up to 12 people. Located within a row of Late Straits Eclectic style shophouses, this 2-storey building has 3 bedrooms. It can also fit 2 extra beds if you have 12 people planning to stay here.

Image Credit: airbnb.com
Image Credit: airbnb.com

Its interior is also very charming, with vintage furniture and cute Chinese Opera cartoons painted on some walls. This accommodation is located strategically close to salons, art galleries, cafes, boutiques, photography studios and even the laundrette! If a ☔rainy day hinders you from exploring the historical city of George Town, you can always turn on the🎤karaoke machine and sing to your heart’s content! Plus, the parking space by the roadside only costs RM6 per day but be ready to face the difficulty in finding one during the weekends. Past guests also reported that there are parking spaces that are slightly further but, you have to walk a bit

🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/syU02

Nanyang’s Mansion (Penang)

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

This eye-catchy staycation spot used to be a pre-war shophouse before it was renovated and turned into a homestay that can house up to 12 people. Located within a row of Late Straits Eclectic style shophouses, this 2-storey building has 3 bedrooms. It can also fit 2 extra beds if you have 12 people planning to stay here.

Image Credit: airbnb.com
Image Credit: airbnb.com

Its interior is also very charming, with vintage furniture and cute Chinese Opera cartoons painted on some walls. This accommodation is located strategically close to salons, art galleries, cafes, boutiques, photography studios and even the laundrette! If a ☔rainy day hinders you from exploring the historical city of George Town, you can always turn on the🎤karaoke machine and sing to your heart’s content! Plus, the parking space by the roadside only costs RM6 per day but be ready to face the difficulty in finding one during the weekends. Past guests also reported that there are parking spaces that are slightly further but, you have to walk a bit

🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/syU02

Bamboo Village (Selangor)

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Looking into bringing your whole family to experience a rural Kampung lifestyle by staying in a house made of bamboo and surrounded by nothing but nature? Well, Bamboo Village fits the bill! With no air-conditioning and water heater (electricity and fans are available), spending the night here will bring you back to your childhood kampung days where you had to brace for the 🧊freezing cold shower in the early morning before going to school. If you have not experienced all those and can't relate, then visit this 🎍Bamboo Village and experience it yourself!

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The Frog House and Eagle Nest are cottages made of bamboo that can accommodate 5 and 3 people respectively and each only costs only RM120 per night. This place also provides Couchsurfing, where you can volunteer for 7 days straight doing activities related to housekeeping, cleaning, maintenance, service industry skills, gardening and/or landscaping skills, in exchange for free boarding. Bamboo Village will definitely bring a pang of nostalgia to those who grew up in Kampung and a whole new experience for the kids who didn’t, making this place a perfect staycation spot!

Bamboo Village (Selangor)

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Looking into bringing your whole family to experience a rural Kampung lifestyle by staying in a house made of bamboo and surrounded by nothing but nature? Well, Bamboo Village fits the bill! With no air-conditioning and water heater (electricity and fans are available), spending the night here will bring you back to your childhood kampung days where you had to brace for the 🧊freezing cold shower in the early morning before going to school. If you have not experienced all those and can't relate, then visit this 🎍Bamboo Village and experience it yourself!

Image Credit: bamboo-village.blogspot.com
Image Credit: idrispenang

The Frog House and Eagle Nest are cottages made of bamboo that can accommodate 5 and 3 people respectively and each only costs only RM120 per night. This place also provides Couchsurfing, where you can volunteer for 7 days straight doing activities related to housekeeping, cleaning, maintenance, service industry skills, gardening and/or landscaping skills, in exchange for free boarding. Bamboo Village will definitely bring a pang of nostalgia to those who grew up in Kampung and a whole new experience for the kids who didn’t, making this place a perfect staycation spot!

Y3 Best Mountain Stay (Pahang)

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Stay in a luxurious 3-bedroom apartment that can fit up to 9 people at Y3 Best Mountain Stay. It is only 5 mins drive from the Genting Premium Outlet, Skyway Station and Shuttle Bus Terminal. The best feature of this staycation spot is the huge swimming pool which faces the beautiful mountainscape of the Titiwangsa mountains. 💪Gym and sauna facilities are also available.

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

You don’t have to worry about food either, as restaurants, convenience stores, pharmacies and other shops are nearby this accommodation. There is even a small 🍸bar on the ground floor if you plan to get wasted to want a drink or two. This whole place can be rented for about RM290 including tax. What a deal! The only downside is that there is no wi-fi.

  • 📞 Phone: 016-235 3404
  • 🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/eDOPU

Y3 Best Mountain Stay (Pahang)

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Stay in a luxurious 3-bedroom apartment that can fit up to 9 people at Y3 Best Mountain Stay. It is only 5 mins drive from the Genting Premium Outlet, Skyway Station and Shuttle Bus Terminal. The best feature of this staycation spot is the huge swimming pool which faces the beautiful mountainscape of the Titiwangsa mountains. 💪Gym and sauna facilities are also available.

Image Credit: airbnb.com
Image Credit: airbnb.com

You don’t have to worry about food either, as restaurants, convenience stores, pharmacies and other shops are nearby this accommodation. There is even a small 🍸bar on the ground floor if you plan to get wasted to want a drink or two. This whole place can be rented for about RM290 including tax. What a deal! The only downside is that there is no wi-fi.

  • 📞 Phone: 016-235 3404
  • 🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/eDOPU

The Egerton Melaka (Melaka)

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

The Egerton Melaka is a guesthouse featuring a mix of modern & vintage décor in a pre-war heritage building. Not only that, but this Straits Eclectic style shophouse also has a balcony that offers the city and 🌄mountain view of Malacca. The best part of all is that it only takes 10 minutes to walk to Jonker Street, Chinatown, Little India and The Stadthuys. If you drive here, you can 🚗park at the private parking for guests. The host will also provide you with parking stickers that enable you to park anywhere in the white boxes in Malacca.

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

Even though it has been renovated with modern designs, this guesthouse still maintains its charm and elegance. This can be seen by the placements of antique furniture and decors all around the house. With 3 bedrooms, this staycation spot can fit up to 8 guests at a time. The Egerton Melaka only costs RM189/night before service and cleaning fee, so hurry and bring your family here!

  • 📞 Phone: 017-656 5099
  • 🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/nsKZ0
  • 📍 Address: Jalan Temenggong, Kampung Bukit China, 75000 Melaka

The Egerton Melaka (Melaka)

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

The Egerton Melaka is a guesthouse featuring a mix of modern & vintage décor in a pre-war heritage building. Not only that, but this Straits Eclectic style shophouse also has a balcony that offers the city and 🌄mountain view of Malacca. The best part of all is that it only takes 10 minutes to walk to Jonker Street, Chinatown, Little India and The Stadthuys. If you drive here, you can 🚗park at the private parking for guests. The host will also provide you with parking stickers that enable you to park anywhere in the white boxes in Malacca.

Image Credit: airbnb.com
Image Credit: airbnb.com

Even though it has been renovated with modern designs, this guesthouse still maintains its charm and elegance. This can be seen by the placements of antique furniture and decors all around the house. With 3 bedrooms, this staycation spot can fit up to 8 guests at a time. The Egerton Melaka only costs RM189/night before service and cleaning fee, so hurry and bring your family here!

  • 📞 Phone: 017-656 5099
  • 🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/nsKZ0
  • 📍 Address: Jalan Temenggong, Kampung Bukit China, 75000 Melaka

Langkawi Green View Cottage (Langkawi)

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

From the outside, it looks like a typical kampung house. However, once you enter it, you will be surrounded by whitewashed walls with neutral-coloured furniture. The unique selling point of this staycation spot is that this little house is built on a paddy field! With 2 bedrooms, this homestay can accommodate up to 6 people. Guests must book a minimum of 2 🌙nights here, which results in RM253 per night.

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

If you are too lazy to go out for 🍴dinner at night, there is a tom yam restaurant next to this accommodation, and they can deliver right to your doorstep! In the morning, you will be greeted by a beautiful 🌄sunrise view and 🐦birds chirping.

  • 📞 Phone: 017-511 5875
  • 🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/cxFNZ
  • 📍 Address: Lorong Haji Ayob Kampung, Jalan Bohor Tempoyak, Mukim Kedawang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Langkawi Green View Cottage (Langkawi)

Image Credit: airbnb.com
Image Credit: airbnb.com

From the outside, it looks like a typical kampung house. However, once you enter it, you will be surrounded by whitewashed walls with neutral-coloured furniture. The unique selling point of this staycation spot is that this little house is built on a paddy field! With 2 bedrooms, this homestay can accommodate up to 6 people. Guests must book a minimum of 2 🌙nights here, which results in RM253 per night.

Image Credit: airbnb.com
Image Credit: airbnb.com

If you are too lazy to go out for 🍴dinner at night, there is a tom yam restaurant next to this accommodation, and they can deliver right to your doorstep! In the morning, you will be greeted by a beautiful 🌄sunrise view and 🐦birds chirping.

  • 📞 Phone: 017-511 5875
  • 🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/cxFNZ
  • 📍 Address: Lorong Haji Ayob Kampung, Jalan Bohor Tempoyak, Mukim Kedawang, 07000 Langkawi, Kedah

Hello Kitty Fan House (KL)

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

If you or your kids are a fan of Hello Kitty, then this accommodation will definitely be your 😍dream come true! Everything, from the walls to the cutleries, beddings and even board games; all are filled with Hello Kitty! Well, all except for the 🛀bathroom, hehe. Not only that, the number of plushies that guard this homestay will make you 😆scream in excitement! Despite all the precious looking Hello Kitty decors, this staycation spot only cost RM212 per night; what a catch!

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

The host of this accommodation is very particular about cleanliness, so you can be rest assured about the cleanliness department. If you are hungry, there are 2 cafes & 2 convenience stores located right in the lobby. Not only that, this accommodation also has a 📺TV box with hundreds of channels so you can watch your favourite show while surrounded by Hello Kitty all day long. If you are not much of a Hello Kitty fan but somehow got roped into this by your wife and kids, then you can head to the infinity pool, gym and sauna.

🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/lwE01

Hello Kitty Fan House (KL)

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Image Credit: airbnb.com

If you or your kids are a fan of Hello Kitty, then this accommodation will definitely be your 😍dream come true! Everything, from the walls to the cutleries, beddings and even board games; all are filled with Hello Kitty! Well, all except for the 🛀bathroom, hehe. Not only that, the number of plushies that guard this homestay will make you 😆scream in excitement! Despite all the precious looking Hello Kitty decors, this staycation spot only cost RM212 per night; what a catch!

Image Credit: airbnb.com
Image Credit: airbnb.com

The host of this accommodation is very particular about cleanliness, so you can be rest assured about the cleanliness department. If you are hungry, there are 2 cafes & 2 convenience stores located right in the lobby. Not only that, this accommodation also has a 📺TV box with hundreds of channels so you can watch your favourite show while surrounded by Hello Kitty all day long. If you are not much of a Hello Kitty fan but somehow got roped into this by your wife and kids, then you can head to the infinity pool, gym and sauna.

🔗 Booking link: shorturl.at/lwE01

So, what do you think about these 7 highly-rated & cheap staycation spots? If you don’t know which to choose, why not show your kids this list and let them pick? Because no matter which place they pick, it will only be under RM300 and won’t break your bank!

So, what do you think about these 7 highly-rated & cheap staycation spots? If you don’t know which to choose, why not show your kids this list and let them pick? Because no matter which place they pick, it will only be under RM300 and won’t break your bank!

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