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The standard of accommodation in central Cherating is poor. This is a selection of the better options, but if you\'re not picky there are another half dozen budgetish digs along with a couple of cookie-cutter hotels on the main road to the beach to choose from.

  • Payung Guesthouse

    Payung Guesthouse

    Popular backpacker digs

    Lot 1156 Kampung Cherating Lama
    T: (019) 917 1934;

    Set on a compact block between the beach road and the mangroves, Payung is the backpacker favourite in Cherating, with a bunch of clean, quite well kept bungalows running back in two rows from the ... Read the full review of Payung Guesthouse.

    4 stars Under 60 ringgit 1 vote Backpacker
  • Tanjung Inn

    Tanjung Inn

    Pick of the flashpacker options

    Beachside, Cherating
    T: (010) 267 5667;

    If you're on a flashpacker budget, Tanjung Inn would be our pick in Cherating. The bungalows, especially the cheapest ones, are no great shakes, but the grounds are lovely, with a large lawn-rimmed ... Read the full review of Tanjung Inn.

    4 stars 60 to 120 ringgit 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Cherating Bayview Resort

    Cherating Bayview Resort

    Isolated but has a pool

    Southern end of beach, near the river
    T: (09) 581 9248; F: (09) 581 9415

    Cherating Bayview Resort is the most isolated of the accommodation options along the main Cherating beach and is a solid 20- to 30-minute walk from the main gaggle of restaurants and shops. The rooms ... Read the full review of Cherating Bayview Resort.

    3.5 stars 120 to 250 ringgit 1 vote Midrange
  • Matahari Guesthouse

    Matahari Guesthouse

    Shows promise

    Off the beach, behind Cherating Cottage

    Matahari lies between the beach road and the main road just past Little Bali and offers reasonable wooden bungalows in both private-bathroom and shared-bathroom flavours. The overall layout is far ... Read the full review of Matahari Guesthouse.

    3.5 stars Under 60 ringgit 1 vote Backpacker
  • Ranting Beach Resort

    Ranting Beach Resort

    Best of a mediocre bunch

    Beachside, Cherating

    Of the beachside resorts close to the village this is the best of a very average bunch, with bungalows scattered across the grounds. Some of the huts are actually very well positioned with regard to ... Read the full review of Ranting Beach Resort.

    3 stars 120 to 250 ringgit 1 vote Midrange

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