tubotel is a chilled out hostel where travelers meet. we are a 10 minute walk from the famous pantai chenang beach. Our location is beautiful and more private as on the main beach, right place to chill and recover from the stress of travel or work.

We have been awarded several times as Malaysias most unique hotel, as well as from the British gauardian Newspaper we have been named the most unique place to spend a night in 2013, titled a drainpe pipe by the sea.


  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Ironing board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Meals available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine


Traveler Reviews

“Place for relax”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on March 15, 2018

The place is very near with the sea. They have a place where you can enjoy sea breeze and scenery. They served you ala carte breakfast which you can choose from their menu. Their staffs were...

“Beautiful place!”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on February 26, 2018

We spent nearly 2 weeks at Tubotel. Awesome location, the owners and the crews are amazing. It has one of the best views to watch the sunset. Location is also convenient to move around, walking...

“Mixed experience”

Rating: 3 Reviewed on February 11, 2018

The good : - very good breakfast with à la carte choice that changes everyday; - the view from the terrace where you can have breakfast and dinner is stunning, with incredible sunsets; - the...


If you come from the airport it is a short 5 to 10 min taxi ride that will cost you apx RM 20, If you come from the Jetti you will have a 35 to 40 min taxiride that will cost you apx RM 40.

You can also rent a car at the airport or Jetty from Apx RM 60 upwards depending on the season.
If you come from the jetty follow the signs to Pantai Chenang.

Once you are at tubotel you can get a bicycle or scooter for rent too.
We offer only Island hopping trips, if you wan tto take part it is RM 30.

If you wish to contact the hotel you can call +60123294094


All bookings are final and non refundable. Bookings after 24 hours of booking will be charged and no refund will be given.

We do not feel tubotel is a place for children below 14. therefore please only adults. we do not want large groups as this might destroy the relaxed and chilled vibe we have.