Heading to Bintulu? Lucky you! Exploring Sarawak is great. The next step after deciding to go is to find the best hotels in Bintulu, Malaysia. And that’s what we will help you with here!
Bintulu is a nice place to visit if you need a vacation, but are on a budget. The airport is a short drive from all these hotels, and it’s not hard to get to town. All the hotels on this list are affordable, but they aren’t lacking in quality.
Whether you’re looking for a hotel with a pool, a restaurant or just want the best budget hotel in Bintulu with no extras needed, you have options! The best part is that Bintulu is very close to the ocean and outdoor recreational areas. You can even spend a day at the zoo.
In this article, I help you find the best hotels in Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia no matter what your budget or what exactly you are looking for.
So whether you are looking for a family hotel Bintulu offers, plan on booking a hotel Bintulu top option or the cheapest hotel in Bintulu town, we have you covered with the best place to stay in Bintulu for you. The good news is that Bintulu hotels offer great value with no options on this list being expensive.
Here is our list of hotel in Bintulu, Sarawak options as well as a handy map to help you understand where each of these hotels in Bintulu are located.
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Comparison Of The Best Hotel In Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia
|ParkCity Everly Hotel Bintulu||★★★★||$$$||2 dining options, outdoor pool, by the sea and a shopping centre||Click here|
|NU Hotel Bintulu||★★★||$$$$||Multiple eating options, pool, newer hotel, close to bus station||Click here|
|Promenade Hotel Bintulu||★★★||$$$||Great rooms, on-site restaurant, next to bus station||Click here|
|JC Mark Hotel||★★★||$$||Solid rooms, good price, close to the bus station||Click here|
|Goldenbay Hotel Bintulu||★★★★||$$||Amazing rooftop bar, additional on-site restaurant, kids’ pool, solid rooms||Click here|
|Greens Hotel And Suites||★★★||$$||On-site restaurant, attached to a shopping centre, quality rooms||Click here|
|New World Suites||★★★★||$$$$$||Best rooms, best location, great on-site restaurant||Click here|
|Jinhold Apartment Hotel||★★★||$$||Apartments available, on-site restaurant, sea views||Click here|
|Athome Boutique Hotel||★★★||$$||Great rooms, great prices, on-site restaurant||Click here|
|Inn86||★||$||Good rooms, fantastic price, close to the bus station||Click here|
Top 10 Best Hotels In Bintulu, Malaysia
Here are our reviews of the top 10 hotels in Bintulu.
Address: Plot No.1, Lot 3062, Jalan Tun Razak, Bintulu City Centre, Bintulu
Near: Next to a mall and the waterfront, a very short drive from the centre
Room Types: Standard, deluxe and executive room options with twin and double configuration. Suites as well
- 2 dining options
- Outdoor swimming pool
- By the sea
- Shopping centre right next door
When you stay at the ParkCity Everly Hotel Bintulu, you are right where the Kemana River meets the sea. There is a shopping centre next door so the location is very convenient for shopping and restaurants. It’s only two kilometres to the centre of town which makes it the second closest hotel to the centre in this list.
There are a range of room types with standard, deluxe and executive options which come in double and twin options. You can also stay in a suite which have a separate living area with some having kitchens and balcony terraces as well. If you stay in a suite, you also get access to an executive lounge.
All rooms have WiFi, air-conditioning, a flatscreen TV, a mini-fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, a desk area, a private bathroom and toiletries. The difference between standard and deluxe rooms is that deluxe rooms have a partial sea view. Executive rooms are bigger and have sea views.
If you like to exercise on vacation, there is a gym. If you prefer to relax, take a swim in the large outdoor pool. It’s big and beautiful close to the water. There is plenty of parking available which is free. I parked here myself!
When you’re ready for something to eat, you’ll have three dining options to choose from. The M&D Restaurant serves a large variety of international and local dishes and is open all day. For something lighter, try the Luconia Bay Coffee Terrace. You can also get room service. Of course, there is also the shopping centre next door.
The location is nice by the water and a shopping centre. The rooms are solid midrange with everything you need, and this hotel can be good value.
The hotel looks older style and could do with some updating. My executive room was scruffy, but well maintained. Unfortunately, it also smelled like cigarettes.
There is no 5-star hotel in Bintulu, but Park City Hotel Bintulu is a great midrange hotel option, and one of the best options on this list. It’s my preferred place to stay. The hotel is close to the sea, so there are great views available. If you’re looking for a decently priced hotel with plenty of amenities — this is it.
Address: No. 126 Lot 8349 Assyakirin Commerce Square, Jalan Tanjung Kidurong, Bintulu City Centre, Bintulu
Near: Within walking distance of the Terminal Bas Bintulu Central (main bus station), eating and shopping options. About 4 kilometres from the centre.
Room Types: Standard, superior and deluxe rooms as well as suites. Twin, double and family options
- Multiple eating options
- Handy location to bus station
- Newer hotel
Staying at the NU Hotel Bintulu is super convenient if you are arriving or leaving Bintulu by bus as you are just a ten minute walk away. There is plenty of shopping and eating options nearby, but you will need to get a Grab taxi if you want to go into the centre of Bintulu.
There are standard, superior and deluxe room options as well as suites. All rooms includes WiFi, air-conditioning, a flatscreen TV, a sofa, a desk, a safe, a mini-fridge, tea and coffee making facilities and bottled water. There are twin and king options as well as a family deluxe room which has a queen and single bed.
For more space, book a suite with the option of a separate living room. All rooms are modern and comfortable.
For a chance to relax, take a dip in the outdoor pool. It’s on the small side, but it will help you cool down. Next to the pool is an outdoor terrace where you can enjoy a drink or light meals.
Enjoy a meal at the NU hotel restaurant that serves local and international options. Every day, the restaurant serves a breakfast buffet along with lunch and dinner. If you need a drink after a long day, try the lobby lounge.
There’s also a food court next to this hotel.
The rooms are clean and comfortable, and this hotel is great value. The hotel is super handy to shops and restaurants as well as the bus station.
The pool is small, and it’s not that well located to the city centre.
The NU hotel Bintulu is one of the best hotels on the list for eating and shopping as well as for having great value rooms. It is a great hotel area Binutulu has to offer. It is also a relatively new hotel in Bintulu, having only been constructed at the end of 2016.
Address: No. 178, Lot 8074, Bintulu Sentral, Jalan Kidurong, Bintulu City Centre, Bintulu
Near: Located next to the Terminal Bas Bintulu Central (main bus station) and many eating and shopping options. About 4.5 kilometres from the centre
Room Types: Superior and deluxe rooms as well as executive suites. Double and twin configuration
- Great rooms
- Handy location
- On-site restaurant
When you stay at the Promenade Hotel Bintulu, you are staying at a super handy location right next to the main bus station as well as many shopping and eating options. However, if you want to head into central Bintulu, you’ll need to take a taxi.
There are three room types at the Promenade Hotel so you can choose between standard and deluxe rooms or treat yourself to an executive suite which has a living area. Standard and deluxe rooms are very similar with deluxe rooms just having a tiny bit more space.
All rooms include WiFi, air-conditioning, a flatscreen TV, a safe, a mini-fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, bottled water and a private bathroom with a shower and toiletries. They are modern and comfortable.
For some delicious food, head to Peppers Cafe located on the ground floor of the hotel. This restaurant specialises in Sabah-style a la carte menu items and is open all day. If you prefer to stay in, consider ordering room service.
There is a lack of facilities at this hotel beyond the usual 24 hour front desk and laundry service. There isn’t parking available at the hotel, but it is meant to be easy to get free parking in the surrounds.
The location is certainly the best part. You are right by the bus station and many eating and shopping options. The rooms are also clean and comfortable.
There isn’t on-site parking. There is a lack of facilities for a hotel at this price point.
The Promenade Hotel Bintulu is another hotel near Medan Jaya Bintulu. It is also another relatively new hotel. Bintulu just opened the doors of the Promenade in 2014. This is one of the more expensive hotels on the list, although it is quite affordable. Still, the rooms are solid and the location is useful. I just wish there were more facilities like a pool for this price.
Address: No 109 (Lot 8180-8185), Block 31, Kidurong Height, Kemena Land District, Bintulu City Centre, Bintulu
Near: Few minutes walk from Terminal Bas Bintulu Central (main bus station), close to shops and restaurants. About 4.5 kilometres from the centre
Room Types: Standard, deluxe and premier rooms with king and twin options. Studio rooms with kitchen.
- 24 hour front desk
- Close to the bus station
- Solid rooms
- Great price
The JC Mark Hotel is another option very close to the main bus station and surrounded by shopping and eating options. It is a little further from the centre of the city. This is cheaper than the options above though with the standard room price making this a great budget hotel Bintulu Sarawak option.
This hotel has standard, deluxe and premier room options as well as a studio room which comes with a sofa and kitchen. The main difference between the room types (excluding studio) is how much space you get.
All rooms includes WiFi, air-conditioning, a flatscreen TV, a desk area, tea and coffee making facilities, toiletries and a private bathroom.
There is no on-site restaurant and a lack of facilities at this hotel. The rooms are good and comfortable though.
The rooms are comfortable and clean for a good price. The bus station is close by as are plenty of eating and shopping options.
The location is a bit further from the town’s main attractions. There is a lack of facilities.
The JC Mark Hotel is a nice, cheap hotel in Bintulu. There isn’t anything special about this hotel as there aren’t any additional amenities. However, the rooms are cozy and clean, so this is the perfect option if you’re looking for a hotel on a budget close to the bus station.
Address: Lot 3493, Bintulu Town, Jalan Tun Razak, Bintulu City Centre, Bintulu
Near: Just over 2 kilometres from the centre, close to the coast and The Spring shopping centre
Room Types: Deluxe and supreme deluxe rooms and a range of suites including a family suite
- Amazing rooftop bar
- Additional on-site restaurant
- Kid’s Pool
- Great range of rooms
The Goldenbay Hotel Bintulu is situated in an ok location near the sea. It’s going to be a bit of a walk to reach the town’s main attractions, but shops and restaurants are close by.
There’s a choice of deluxe and supreme deluxe rooms. They come with king beds or the deluxe room can have twin beds. Supreme deluxe rooms are much bigger. You can also choose a suite option. These have more space and living areas. Family suites have a king and single bed.
All rooms have WiFi, air-conditioning, a mini-fridge, a flatscreen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, bottled water, bathrobe, a desk area and a private bathroom with a shower.
Grab something to eat at the Sunshine Cafe where you can dine on Asian fusion cuisine. For more options, choose the buffet. In the morning, you can dine on a yummy breakfast buffet. If you prefer to stay in your room, you can always order room service.
For a delicious drink or a meal, head up to the undercover Rooftop Dining and Lounge where you can overlook the city and the sea and watch the sunset. There’s 360 degree views from here over Bintulu. It’s amazing, and I visit here even if I’m not staying at this hotel
If you’re vacationing with your young kids, be sure to take them for a splash. There is a lovely, shallow kid’s pool on the rooftop as well. There’s also a gym and free parking.
The rooftop bar is amazing and worth visiting even if you aren’t staying here. For the price, this hotel represents good value.
The hotel could do with some updating. The car parking can fill up, and it can be difficult to exit the car park if you can’t find a spot. Some rooms are noisy if they are near the street. The pool is very shallow.
This is a solid midrange option. It’s not as good as some of the others on this list, but the price of the Goldenbay Hotel Bintulu is good for what you’ll get. This hotel also suits families with the kid pool and family room option.
Address: Bintulu Commerce Square H 01 & H 02, Along Jalan Diwarta, Bintulu City Centre, Bintulu
Near: Attached to a shopping centre with many eating and shopping options nearby. About 2 kilometres from the centre
Room Types: Twin, queen, king and two queen bed options. There’s also a suite option.
- On-site restaurant
- Good rooms
- Attached to a shopping centre
The Greens Hotel Bintulu is a handy, midrange hotel connected to a shopping centre with plenty to eat in the area. It’s about two kilometres from the centre, so you’ll need to hop in a Grab taxi for that.
There is a range of room types which include twin, queen and king options with standard, deluxe, premier and executive deluxe options. Families will want to check out the premier queen room which come with two queen size beds. There are also Green suites (also called studio suites). These have more space with a separate study area.
All rooms at the Greens Hotel and Suites Bintulu include WiFi, air-conditioning, a flatscreen TV, a mini-fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, bottled water, a private bathroom, toiletries and a hairdryer. Upgraded rooms are generally bigger. The cheaper standard rooms are on the small side.
All rooms are modern, clean and comfortable and represent great value.
Grab something to eat at the Lobby Cafe which offers both Asian and western cuisine or get room service. There is parking, a gym and a laundry service.
The location is handy for local shops and restaurants. The rooms are comfortable, cheery and clean and represent great value.
The breakfast options are a bit limited. Not that close to attractions.
The Green Hotel Bintulu is a great option when you want to be surrounded by shops and restaurants to make things easy. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the price is very reasonable, and you’ll receive delicious food. Just keep in mind that many of the town’s main attractions are a far walk.
Address: Lot 3971, Parkcity Commerce Square, Jalan Tun Ahmad Zaidi, Bintulu City Centre, Bintulu
Near: Closest hotel to centre at 1.5 kilometres away. Many eating and shopping options nearby
Room Types: Premier and executive rooms and a range of suites with either a super king bed or twin single beds. There is also a triple room with a single bed and super king bed
- Best rooms
- Best location
- Great on-site restaurant
When you stay at the New World Hotel Bintulu, you are at the closest hotel in this list to the centre. You’re also moments away from The Springs shopping centre, and there are plenty of eating options in the hotel’s surrounds.
The rooms at this four star hotel may be the best ones on this list. You can choose between a premier or executive room or a range of suites. All rooms are spacious, beautifully furnished and comfortable. The hotel prides itself on its luxurious rooms.
All rooms at the New World Suites Hotel Bintulu includes WiFi, air-conditioning, a desk area, a smart TV, a mini-fridge, a safe, tea and coffee making facilities, a lounge chair, a telephone, a private bathroom, a hairdryer and toiletries. Suites have a separate living room and the top royal suites have a jacuzzi. Most rooms have views with either sea or city views on offer.
The rooms are fabulous and the housekeeping staff keep them looking good as well.
Sit down for an elegant meal at Paddy’s Coffee House, the Irish themed coffee house on the 5th floor. The restaurant serves both local Asian cuisine and international cuisine. Inside the restaurant, you can enjoy panoramic views of the South China Sea and the Bintulu Waterfront Promenade.
The one area that this hotel lets itself down is that there is a lack of facilities. There is free parking, but not much else.
The rooms are the best on this list. It’s the best located hotel as well.
This hotel is the most expensive on the list, and there is a lack of facilities. If it just had a pool, it would be perfect!
The New World Hotel in Bintulu is the top option if you want a fabulous room with a view. The restaurant is lovely especially because you have fantastic views while dining on top-notch food. The location is the best on this list.
Address: Lot 7920, Along Jalan Tanjung Batu, Bintulu City Centre, Bintulu
Near: The sea. About 2.5 kilometres from the centre and 1 kilometre from The Springs shopping centre
Room Types: Standard hotel rooms plus studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments
- Apartments available
- Sea views
- On-site restaurant
When you stay at the Jinhold Apartment Hotel, you will be close to the ocean, but a couple of kilometres from the centre of town. It’s not as well located as other options on this list.
Where this hotel wins is its range of room types. It has standard hotel rooms (although even these offer extras like a full size fridge) and a range of apartments. This makes this a great choice for families, groups or anyone who wants more space. Studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments are available.
All rooms includes air-conditioning, WiFi, a fridge, a flatscreen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, a desk, chairs and a private bathroom. Upgraded rooms may include a dual vanity and shower. For the standard hotel rooms, there are twins, doubles and triples available.
All studios and apartments include the amenities in the standard rooms as well as living and dining areas and kitchens. Apartments have separate bedrooms and quite a lot of space. They can fit up to seven people.
All room types are very good value. In fact, the standard hotel rooms are some of the cheapest rooms in Bintulu on this list. Many rooms have sea views.
When you’re ready to eat, take a seat in the on-site restaurant. There is also free parking.
The apartments are a great option for families and groups. The standard hotel rooms offer great value too.
There is a lack of facilities here, and it’s not that close to attractions. Apartments book out easily so book as far in advance as possible,
The Jinhold hotel Bintulu is one of the cheapest hotels on the list. It’s the best option if you want apartment style accommodation. The downsides are that it’s not as conveniently located as other hotels in this list and there’s a lack of facilities.
Address: No. 31-40, (2605-2614), Lot 2535, Kidurong Gateway, Jalan Kidurong, Bintulu
Near: Within walking distance of a few restaurants and shops. 14 kilometres from the centre.
Room Types: Twin and king bed options as well as a triple bed family room.
- Complimentary breakfast
- On-site restaurant & lounge
- Great value rooms
When you stay at the Athome Boutique Hotel, you’re going to be quite far from Bintulu’s attractions. This is not a central spot so best suits people with a car. There are some restaurants and shops in the surrounds.
You can choose between twin, king and a family room with bedding for three. There are superior and deluxe rooms with the main difference being how much space you get. There is also a club room which offers more space and a sofa. Rooms are cheerful, modern and comfortable.
All rooms include WiFi, air-conditioning, a private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, a mini-fridge, toiletries, a flatscreen TV, a desk and breakfast.
The hotel stands out because of its tribal-inspired decor. The interior is decorated to reflect the traditional decor of the local Sarawak natives. The tribal decor is blended with industrial ambiance to symbolize the industrial economy of Bintulu.
Every morning, you will be treated to a complimentary breakfast. For lunch or dinner, dine at the Sape Restaurant which has an alfresco area. For a drink, head over to the Sape Lounge.
The hotel is relatively new with unique designs and clean, comfortable rooms. The staff is also very friendly, and the price is extremely reasonable.
The breakfast options are limited. The hotel is also far from the centre of town.
If you’re looking for a unique stay, this is a beautiful boutique hotel. Bintulu is too far for walking, so prepare to travel by car. The price is great if you’re on a budget. The rooms are comfortable and modernly decorated.
Address: Lot 7551, Ground Floor, Assyakirin Commercial Square, Bintulu City Centre, Bintulu
Near: 10 minute walk to Terminal Bas Bintulu Central (main bus station). Close to shopping and restaurants. About 4 kilometres from centre of Bintulu
Room Types: Single, twin and king rooms, some without windows, and a deluxe triple room
- Cheapest hotel
- Good rooms
- Convenient for bus station
When you stay at the Inn86, you’ll be just minutes away from several shopping centers and restaurants. The main bus station is just a short walk away which makes this hotel super convenient for bus travellers. However, the centre of the city is about four kilometres away.
This hotel was recently renovated and there are single, twin and king bed rooms as well a triple room with a single and queen bed. Rooms are a reasonable size and a great quality for a cheap hotel in Bintulu like this.
All rooms have WiFi, air-conditioning, a flatscreen TV, a desk, a mini-fridge, tea and coffee making facilities, a private bathroom with a shower, a hair dryer and toiletries. You can save money by booking a room without a window.
There are not any extra amenities included in this hotel, but you are close to many shops and restaurants. There is 24-hour check-in. There is no hotel parking but there is parking surrounding the hotel.
This is the best option if you’re on a hotel budget. Bintulu rooms are clean and comfortable, and the staff is friendly. The hotel is also located close to many shops and restaurants. This hotel is incredibly good value.
There isn’t reserved parking, and there are no facilities beyond the front desk.
If you’re looking for a place close to the bus station or Medan, Hotel Bintulu Inn86 is a good option. It is the cheapest hotel on this list, so there are no special amenities. Yet, this hotel consistently gets great reviews and is incredibly good value for the price.
Map Of The Best Hotels Bintulu, Malaysia
I hope you found this top list hotel in Bintulu options useful.
Many people stop over in Bintulu on their way along the Sarawak cost and picking one of these affordable and quality hotels will help make your stay even better.
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