MalaysiaLangkawi $$$$$ Close To Beach Wheelchair Friendly
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Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah: Review

Explore Langkawi from Aloft's convenient location by the shores of Pantai Tengah. If clear, turquoise shores are what you're chasing, take advantage of the hotel's complimentary, on-demand beach buggy service to the soft white sand where watersport vendors await tourists eager for parasailing, island hopping, kayaking, jet-skiing, or banana boat rides.

Want to explore further? Mull over the range of activities listed on the giant lobby-level map. Concierge staff will gladly organize tours of attractions like mangrove forests, or book you on a complimentary shuttle to the Thursday night market where you can snatch up a bargain, Malay-style dinner.

Speaking of free… all guest rooms come with a complimentary mini-bar and added extras like a balcony, beach towels and flip flops. If you're lucky enough to score a room with an ocean view, keep an eye out for Langkawi's iconic brahminy kites and white-bellied sea eagles soaring above the dreamy island-dotted sea.

Ocean views continue from the 3rd floor pool, where seating options range from pool chairs, to circular sunken lounges, to day beds. Enjoy a signature cocktail from the poolside bar, Splash, attached to café-style Nook - the perfect venue for a casual meal or to sample local breakfast dishes like roti canai and nasi lemak.

Also located on the 3rd floor are the hotel gym, kids club, and a foosball table. Don't be fooled into thinking family-friendliness takes away from romance. Pamper your significant other with Aloft's romance package to be welcomed with a complimentary bottle of sparkling wine and a private sunset dinner on your balcony.

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Overview

Rating

4 star Hotel

Price

$$$$$Rates start at $60-$119 per night

Location

Close To Beach
  • 208 Rooms
  • Chain: Aloft
  • Rewards: Mariott Bonvoy
  • Airport transfer available (charged)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Breakfast included (based on room package)
  • All ages welcome
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Opened 2018
  • Check-in 3:00PM
  • Check-out 12:00PM

Photos

Proximity to beachProximity to beach
Hotel entranceHotel entrance
Hotel roomsHotel rooms
ReceptionReception
Lounge and W XYZ barLounge and W XYZ bar
Refuel minimartRefuel minimart
Activity & attraction mapActivity & attraction map
Hotel exterior & lobby area
Poolside lounges and daybedsPoolside lounges and daybeds
In-pool loungesIn-pool lounges
Pool view from daybedPool view from daybed
Infinity edgeInfinity edge
Children's poolChildren's pool
Poolside bar at nightPoolside bar at night
Pool area
Complimentary sparkling wineComplimentary sparkling wine
Sparkling wine upon arrival Sparkling wine upon arrival
Private dinner on balconyPrivate dinner on balcony
Vegetarian options available upon requestVegetarian options available upon request
Sunset dinnerSunset dinner
Romance package

Internet & Tech

SpeedTest results:
Download speed
28.50 Mbps
Upload speed
28.40 Mbps
Ping
22 ms
These results are an average of 3 tests completed at a random time of day.
  • Wifi access: Free (all guests)
  • Wifi strength: Very strong
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Power outlets: Convenient (universal input)
  • USB power
  • Wired connection available
  • Business center
  • Printer: Free (Lobby)
  • In-room safe: 15 inch laptop friendly
  • HDMI input in TV
  • In-room music player: None

Rooms

  • Cloud 9 bed comfort
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Average soundproofing
  • Ultra dark (bliss!) window coverings
  • 49" Cable Smart TV
  • Medium size in-room safe
  • Complimentary minibar
  • Mini fridge
  • Kettle
  • Iron & board
  • Complimentary coffee & tea
  • Rain shower head
  • Luxury Soaps
  • Interconnected rooms
  • Beach towels
  • Flip flops
  • Recycle bin

Room types:

Loft 33 sqm
1 king or 2 single

Entry-level room with work desk and balcony. Choose between rainforest, garden, or sea views (priced differently).

Breezy 36 sqm
1 king or 2 single

Sea view rooms with a larger balcony and additional inclusion of 2x Carlsberg beer in the complimentary mini-bar.

Sweet Suite 65 sqm
1 king

1-bedroom suite with large ocean-view balcony. Separate bedroom, bathroom, lounge and dining areas. The hotel has 4 suites available by direct booking only.

BedroomBedroom
BathroomBathroom
Wardrobe and safeWardrobe and safe
Complimentary tea & coffee Complimentary tea & coffee
Breezy room

Facilities

  • Outdoor pools: 2
  • Rooftop pool
  • Poolside Bar
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fitness center
  • Kids club
  • Free daily activities
  • Free daily entertainment
  • Bar
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Busboy
  • Concierge service
  • Tour & activity desk
  • Minimart
  • Semi-outdoor lobby
Poolside diningPoolside dining
GymGym
Poolside dining area and gym

Food & Drink

  • Very good food quality
  • Friendly food service
  • Room service available
  • Gluten friendly
  • Vegetarian options
  • Vegan options
  • Wheat-free options
  • Restaurants nearby: Plenty

Restaurants:

$$$$$Nook
Cafe, Malay, Western

All-day-dining restaurant open for buffet breakfast and a la carte lunch and dinner. Menu items include local options like nasi lemak and international dishes like burgers and pasta. A few basic vegetarian options are available.

7am-10:30pm, 7 days
$$$$$W XYZ Bar
Bar

Modern furnished bar offering signature and classic cocktails, beer, wine, and spirits. Enjoy your drink to live music by upcoming local and international artists

12pm-12am, 7 days
$$$$$Splash Bar
Bar

Poolside bar offering signature and classic cocktails, beer, wine, and spirits. Menu items from the Nook restaurant can also be enjoyed by the pool.

8am-11pm, 7 days
Buffet stationBuffet station
CerealsCereals
Roti canai and buffet stationRoti canai and buffet station
Buffet breakfast
Dining areaDining area
Tandoori wrap (vegetarian)Tandoori wrap (vegetarian)
Nook restaurant
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Signature cocktails

What's Nearby

Pantai Tengah

Beach

A long stretch of beach sand that connects with neighbor, Pantai Cenang offering a quieter beach for swimmers and sunbathers, but still with plenty of opportunities for beach clubs and jet ski tours.

750 meters (820 yards) Walking time: 7 mins

Map... Get walking directions...

Dash Beach Club

Beach Club

Attached to Dash Beach Resort and Mya Kitchen, this beach club includes a large swimming pool with a swim-up pool bar, cozy day beds, pool lounges, and beach access. Day passes include lounge hire, towel hire, and a free soft drink or beer.

550 meters (601 yards) Walking time: 5 mins

Map... Get walking directions...

Pantai Cenang (Chenang Beach)

Beach

Langkawi’s most tourist-friendly beach. This 2km stretch of soft white sand is lined with coconut trees, beach umbrellas, jet ski vendors, and beach bars. By day, sunbathers, swimmers, and watersport enthusiasts dominate the sparkling shoreline. As the sun softly sets, a series of beach bars become the center of attention as beanbags and cocktail menus are brought onto the sand.

4.80 kms (3.00 miles) Driving time: 8 mins

Map... Get driving directions... Full attraction details...

Cenang Mall

Shopping Mall

2-story mall opposite Pantai Cenang. Several stores sell local items like souvenirs and batik products while international chains include The Body Shop. There is also a pharmacy, supermarket, duty-free store, and restaurant chains like Starbucks, McDonald's, and KFC.

4.16 kms (2.60 miles) Driving time: 10 mins

Map... Get driving directions...

Laman Padi Langkawi

Museum

A museum dedicated to the history of rice cultivation in Malaysia and the state of Kedah. Informative posters explain the traditional farming equipment on display, ranging from straw hats to plowing and harvesting tools.

4.28 kms (2.68 miles) Driving time: 8 mins

Map... Get driving directions... Full attraction details...

Underwater World Langkawi

Aquarium

Aquarium with large freshwater fish, colourful marine fish, and a successful penguin breeding program. Other marine life includes sharks, stingrays, jellyfish, and sea stars.

Map... Get driving directions... Full attraction details...

Yellow Beach Bar

Beach Bar

Located on the sands of Pantai Cenang, the bright yellow bar can't be missed. Stop by for classic or signature cocktails, beer, wine, and a mix of local and western meals.

4.21 kms (2.63 miles) Driving time: 9 mins

Map... Get driving directions...

Insider Tips For Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah

  • Book Aloft's Romance Package to enjoy a complimentary welcome bottle of sparkling wine and a private sunset dinner on your balcony. It includes daily breakfast for 2, RMRM50 (USD$11.99) F&B credit, return transfer (airport or jetty), and late checkout (2pm).
  • Take the weekly shuttle bus to the Thursday Night Market for local-style dinner. Bookings through front desk are recommended.
  • Take the on-demand buggy to Pantai Tengah. Simply place your request at the front desk. For return journeys, either agree on a pickup time in advance or call the front desk when you're ready to leave.
  • For a change of scenery, spend a day at neighboring Dash Beach Club to enjoy the large pool with a swim-up pool bar and beach access. Lounge hire costs RM30 (USD$7.19) per person and includes towel hire and a free beer or soft drink.
Beach buggy

COVID-19 Response

In response to Malaysia's Relaxed Movement Control Order (RMCO), Aloft has implemented several measures to encourage social distancing and comply with governmental SOPs. These include:

  • Limiting lift occupancy to 2 individuals or 1 family.
  • Contactless menu in Nook restaurant and Splash bar - scan the QR code to view the menu on your smartphone.
  • Bookings required to use the gym and kids club. Only 1 couple or family is allowed in each room at a time. Bookings can be made through reception.
  • Temporary closure of W XYZ Bar. Signature and classic cocktails, wine, beer, and spirits can be enjoyed at Splash bar on level 3.
  • Suspension of self-service buffet breakfast. Buffet station items must be served by a staff member.
  • Temporary closure of lobby-level computers and games including pool tables and foosball.
  • Temporary closure of Jacuzzis within level 3 swimming pool.
  • Suspension of group activities and shuttle service to the Thursday night market.
  • Hand sanitization stations throughout the hotel.
  • Routine pool area closure for cleaning and sanitization.
  • Mandatory wearing of masks in common areas.
Contactless menu

Scorecard

Best Parts:
  • Free mini bar topped up daily. Includes 100 Plus, Pepsi and Pepsi Light. Additional Carlsberg beer in Breezy rooms.
  • Pool and foosball tables free to use in lobby area.
  • Competitive pricing. Cheap nightly rate for beachfront location and modern amenities.
  • Extra amenities in room like beach towels and flip flops.
  • Full length wall map near lobby level lifts detailing nearby attractions and daily activities like local games (free), and cooking or and Batik classes (paid).
  • Colorful, modern decor in rooms and common areas.
Could Be Better:
  • Soundproofing. Noise can be heard from neighboring rooms and hallways, especially at night.
  • More vegetarian & vegan options needed at Nook.
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Contact Details

Aloft Langkawi Pantai Tengah

Address:
Lot PT 701, Jalan Pantai Tengah, Mukim Kedawang, Langkawi, 7000 Malaysia
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