Timur Guesthouse is a small cosy guesthouse in the heart of Kota Bharu, conveniently located within a 5 minute walk from the Central Bus Station. Timur Guesthouse is also located within walking distance to the famous Pasar Siti Khadijah (Central Market), China Town, night market, Thai Embassy and three museums. It takes 10minutes to walk to the Cultural Centre where an event is held three days a week showing different aspects of Malay traditions, culture and ways of life.
We have a dorm, single room and double rooms and we provide free wifi, tea and coffee. Our common area allows for rest and relaxation and an opportunity to chat to other guests from all over the world. We also have a great selection of movies if you just want to relax after a busy day exploring Kota Bharu. We provide a free city map and information about Kota Bharu, it's sights, places to visit and things to do. Information is provided about other areas in Malaysia or Thailand and how to get there. We are also able to arrange transport and tickets to many different destinations including the Perhentian Islands.
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B&B Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- 24 hour security
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Book exchange
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Ceiling fan
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free Wifi
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Laundry Facilities
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Safety Deposit Box
- Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels Included
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Guesthouse InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Timur Guesthouse does not accept credit cards. We provided backpacker style accommodation at affordable prices, however we do cater for all ages and endeavour to provide the best possible service to all of our guests.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the Central Bus Station, take the road between The Store and Giant Department Store. From here take your first right, turn left at Chicken and Rice Restaurant and again take your first right. We are on the right hand side, on the top floor. Look out for our red sign.
If you arrive at the bus station near to Tesco you can get a Taxi to Timur Guesthouse. The journey should cost RM15. If the taxi driver does not know where we are ask him to call me (Mat) on +60129227597 at any time. Alternatively you can also get the bus to Kota Bharu Centre and then walk using the directions above (bus runs from 7am-7.30pm). The bus costs around RM3.
If you are coming from the Perhentian Islands, you can get the bus number 639 from close to the jetty to Kota Bharu Central Bus station. It costs RM6 and takes around 2 hours. The bus runs from 7.30am until 6.30pm. When you arrive at Kota Bharu Central Bus Station you can walk to us following the directions above. Alternatively you can take a taxi straight here and it should cost around RM80. If the taxi driver does not know where we are ask him to call me (Mat) on +60129227597 at any time.
If you arrive at Kota Bharu airport you can get a taxi here which should cost around RM30. If the taxi driver does not know where we are ask him to call me (Mat) on +60129227597 at any time. You can also get bus number 9, but you have to wait for the bus outside the airport. It runs 7am-7pm and costs RM3.
Timur Guesthouse is ideally located in the centre of Kota Bharu, 5 minutes walk from the bus station and only a 20 minute drive from the airport and the train station. Pasar Siti Khadijah, one of Malaysia's most famous markets, is 2 minutes, and the Thai Embassy is 10 minutes by foot. Although we are located in Kota Bharu, we are only 20 minutes from the nearest beach and an hours drive to the pier to the Perhentian Islands.