Best boutique and luxury hotels in Malaysia

We’ve discovered your new favourite luxury and boutique hotels in Malaysia. Scroll on to find your first-class Southeast Asian holiday…

  1. Desaru, Malaysia

    One&Only Desaru Coast

    Style

    Welcome to the jungle

    Setting

    Sitting by the South China Sea

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    Guests can choose from the 'view from the top' tree-climbing experience or the 'warrior's journey', a private lesson in the ancient martial art Silat Melayu, for two

    Price per night from (ex tax)$649.42

  2. Langkawi, Malaysia

    The Datai Langkawi

    Style

    Natural-born thriller

    Setting

    Alternate Eden

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A half-bottle of champagne on arrival

    Price per night from (ex tax)$382.91

  3. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Villa Samadhi Kuala Lumpur

    Style

    Sultry sanctuary

    Setting

    Leafy embassy enclave

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A traditional sarong

    Price per night from (ex tax)$293.42

  4. Tioman Island, Malaysia

    Japamala Resort

    Style

    Rustic-chic treehouses

    Setting

    Jungle-covered isle

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A traditional sarong

    Price per night from (ex tax)$268.17

  5. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    The RuMa Hotel and Residences

    Style

    Intimations of industry

    Setting

    The Golden Triangle

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    One of the hotel's own-brand canvas bags; guests staying in suites also get a free salt and oil scrub if they book a 60-minute touch therapy massage

    Price per night from (ex tax)$131.69

  6. Penang, Malaysia

    The Edison George Town

    Style

    Merchant’s mansion

    Setting

    Gorgeous George Town

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A local, seasonal gift and, subject to availability, a room upgrade, late check-out and early check-in

    Price per night from (ex tax)$107.03

  7. George Town, Malaysia

    The Prestige Hotel

    Style

    Must be magic

    Setting

    Unesco treasure-trove

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A non-alcoholic welcome drink and evening turndown service

    Price per night from (ex tax)$95.08

  8. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    The Chow Kit

    Style

    Bright lights, full bellies

    Setting

    Markets and neon

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A signature cocktail each

    Price per night from (ex tax)$56.91