Kota Bharu, Kelantan. A place people normally associate with ‘balik kampung’ during the Raya festivity. A place that is about five to six hours away from the hustle and bustle of Kuala Lumpur.

However, Kota Bharu is more than meets the eye. It is filled with its own uniqueness known only to the locals, or regular travellers that have integrated themselves with the society.

Contrary to what people might think, Kota Bharu is more developed, with many facilities located within a 10 km radius of the many hotels available there.

Crown Garden Hotel, Kota Bharu

One such hotel is Crown Garden, Kota Bharu. Founded in 2011, the hotel has been in operations for 11 years. Despite being a 3-star hotel, the hotel received massive positive reviews from travellers and visitors from all around.

Crown Garden Hotel is not easy to miss, as it is located in the middle state capital of Kelantan. The hotel is suitable for either leisure or business trips, as the facilities of the hotel are well-equipped with amenities that can accommodate both work and vacation.

The hotel comes with a grand ballroom, seminar room and even a private room that can suit any event whether it is a wedding, corporate event, or even a small private event. Another highlight of the hotel is its Crown Palace Chinese Restaurant, located on the seventh floor of the hotel. Albeit it is a Chinese restaurant, the food at the restaurant is halal, suitable for all visitors whilst not compromising on the authenticity of the flavour.     

Some of the rooms available at Crown Garden are the Family Room and the Superior Double, suitable for those who are travelling with family or are here on some business. Besides that, the hotel also offers executive Suite and Premier Suite room, adding a hint of luxury to those who craved it.

Moving on from the interior, Crown Garden is strategically located among all the tourist spots in Kota Bharu. The hotel is located in the middle of Chinatown and Pasar Siti Khadijah, both of which are located 500 metre away from the hotel.

Besides that, it is not a hindrance to travel anywhere in the city as every amenities is basically within walking distance. Shuttle service to the airport and Cahaya Bulan Beach, which is 13 km away from the hotel, is provided for ease of travellers.

Fret not, if you are craving for different cuisines while staying over at Kota Bharu, there’s fast food choices such as KFC, halal Chinese cuisine, or even local and kampung cuisine to tantalise your taste buds.