Harbour View Hotel in Sekinchan presents comfortable and comparatively lavish accomodation at budget prices in the city of Sekinchan, home to Malaysia’s finest rice producing states. The established property has a total of 34 rooms and serves a wide range of room types to cater to every need. There is the standard queen, standard twin and deluxe king as well as essential facilities such as 24 hour reception desk, Wi-Fi, laundry service, luggage storage, restaurant and a sufficient supply of hot and cold water, tea and coffee bags in the sitting room. Some rooms come with a Plasma TV, table desk and fridge. The room décor are a blended taste of modern and vintage, with furniture made of teak wood, yet with classy beddings, lamps and plasma screen TV big enough to enjoy your favourite movie or TV series experience. While the hotel offers 8 channels on TV, it also includes 2 premium channels which are Cinemax (Asian HBO) and ESPN, which is enough to guarantee some serious entertainment for those on business trips after a hard work’s day. There is a restaurant cum cafe attached to the hotel and operates till 12.30am. For a small town, that is quite a service.
Bottled mineral water, shower gel, shower cap, towel and toothbrush are eloquently prepared for guests. The rooms are spotless clean and beds are comfortable even on a rough night’s rest. Most importantly, the hotel is known for its most strategic location in the city. It is located right smack dab in the middle of the center and has a bus stop right across it that goes to Kuala Lumpur. According to locals, many good food and eateries surround Harbour View Hotel so if you worry about going hungry and being stuck with a meager char siew bao, finding food that is tasty will not be a problem if you stay there. Within walking distance there are many seafood restaurants and food stalls serving mouth watering specialties at very reasonable prices. Massage places, convenient stores, 7-11, optometrist and clothing stores also surround the hotel with it’s services. Many top attractions are close proximity to the hotel and Pantai Redang where prawn crackers, fresh fruits and fresh juices prevail is only 10 minutes drive away. Endless carpets of bright green rice fields and home to many swiflet built houses are not too far away and is a popular stopover for photographers.
For nature lovers, a visit to neighbouring towns like Sabak Bernam, a beautiful rural area is not be missed. Additionally, Tanjung Karang is well known as a food paradise and Kuala Selangor, a coastal village is renowned for it’s firefly attraction alongside the Selangor river. On this river you will find fireflies (called Kelip Kelip in Bahasa Melayu) turn into pretty and tiny bright lights flashing in the dark that cannot be seen by the human eye during the day. It is said that the biggest firefly colony is found here. Sekinchan is an easy 1.5 hours bus or car ride from the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur. It can be enjoyed as a day trip or a weekend getaway with plenty of things to do, see and eat.