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 68 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?

    68 reviews rated Hotel Sooguan with an average score of 7.5/10. It may also be worth looking into the Arau Idaman Homestay, which received a rating of 9.1/10 from 194 reviews. OYO Home 90356 Homestay Kampung Paya Guring could also be a good option, with a score of 7.0/10 from 53 reviews.

  • How much do hotels in Arau cost?

    Hotels in Arau cost an average of $33/night according to HotelsCombined data in the last 72 hours. A 4- or 5-star hotel in Arau had higher average prices of $37/night and $62/night, respectively.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Arau?

    Prices for Arau hotels have been found for as low as $11/night over the last 3 days. For the coming weekend of 2 Dec to 4 Dec, prices for hotels in Arau start from as low as $16/night.

  • How much is a hotel in Arau tonight?

    A hotel in Arau tonight has an average price of $22, but some deals have been found for as low as $18 in HotelsCombined searches over the last 72 hours. Prices in Arau are changing frequently. The best price found for a 4-star Arau hotel for tonight has been $39.