Sungai Petani offers slim pickings of places to stay -- consider yourself doing well if the windows are intact and there are no rats running around the hallways.
This Malay-style hotel is the only place in Sungai Petani's city centre, making it a very popular choice. The air-con hotel is like an over sized motel, with a big car park out front, peach walls and big windows overlooking a quiet green area attached to Sungai Petani's train station. Functional looking rooms are a decent size, have proper hot showers and are spotlessly clean. Friendly... Read our full review of Hotel Seri Malaysia.
If you're headed to Lembah Bujang Archaeology Museum, this is the closest place to stay.
This beautifully located motel just off the museum road is the only place to stay near the museum. Though it is only a motel, its setting amid plantations, jungle and a waterfall make it feel more like a resort. Most of the rooms are dormitory-style and can accommodate up to 30 people, but a few VIP rooms are on offer together with a couple of Malay-style wooden cottages. The pink rooms are only... Read our full review of Damai Park Resort.