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Our listings are divided by geographical area. We begin with KL & Surrounds, and then group Malaysia’s states as follows: East Malaysia (incl. Sabah, Sarawak and Labuan) Johor (incl. Sibu Island) Kedah & Perlis (incl. Langkawi) Kelantan & Terengganu (incl. Perhentian and the Redang Archipelago) Malacca & Surrounds (incl. Negeri Sembilan) Pahang (incl. Tioman Island) Penang (incl. Butterworth) Perak (incl. Pangkor Island) Some sections may carry further geographical distinctions to distinguish between the mainland and islands or between different cities. Within each geographical section, venues are divided into the following categories: Eat, Explore, Indulge, Party, See, Shop, Stay
Based on the range of most main course options (ie, not a full meal and not including drinks or any service and taxes) $ RM1-14 $$ RM15-24 $$$ RM25-49 $$$$ RM50-99 $$$$$ RM100+
Based on an average one-night stay (price per room) unless stated otherwise Budget – under RM150 Mid-range – between RM150-500 Deluxe – over RM500
refers to a venue that we particularly recommend
refers to a venue that is new to this edition of the guide. In most cases, these are brandnew venues.
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