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Whether you're travelling solo or with your squad, check in at these cosy boutique hotels for some quality 'me' time

Stanton Hotel, Kota Kinabalu

If you like boutique hotels with a crisp colonial aesthetic, you'll fit in nicely at the Stanton Hotel. Given overwhelmingly positive reviews by solo travellers, this gorgeous restored heritage building offers guests a peaceful and elegant space to unwind and relax in style.

Fun fact: Stanton Hotel's logo is inspired by the North Borneo Chartered Company of the 1800's, and its motto is "Pergo et Perago” (translation: "I persevere and I achieve").

Stanton Hotel | 13, Jalan Karamunsing, Lorong Karamunsing C, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah | Call +6088-335333 or WhatsApp +6016-5090816 

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KLoé Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Need a place to let your creativity flourish? KLoé Hotel is one of those truly unique spots to do just that, whether with your all-girl squad or in a soul-searching solo trip. After all, how many other places have 5 uniquely-themed Artist Lofts for different kind of creative souls, each designed in collaboration with local artists, makers and designers? Trust us on this one, ladies: you won't be disappointed with a stay here.

KLoé Hotel | 227, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur | Call +603-27721313 

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Rosa Malacca

Beyond its Instagram-friendly, industrial-inspired look, Rosa Malacca is full of seriously idyllic spots to park yourself with a book or people-watch, from the Bica & Co Courtyard Café to the plush seating at the photo-ready feature wall (fair warning: the latter will inevitably be populated by Instagrammers in search of the perfect shot).

Plus, the rooms here boast a kind of steampunk nostalgia that will take you back in time—the best kind of getaway from the hectic pace of modern life.

Rosa Malacca | 212, Jalan Parameswara, Melaka | Call +606-2819888 or WhatsApp +6012-9011626         

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Liu Men Melaka

A 'home away from home', a union of East meets West and a shrine to Peranakan and art deco influences: this charming heritage hotel in Melaka is rife with old-world grandeur and culture. From cosy Kapitan rooms to decadent quarters like the Cheng Ho Suite or Parameswara Suites, the rooms here will thrill the history buff in you.       

Liu Men Melaka | 48 - 56, Jalan Tokong, Melaka | Call +606-2881161 or WhatsApp +6011-62115708.

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Gold 3 Boutique Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

Ever been to a camera-themed hotel before? Well, Gold 3 Boutique Hotel in Bukit Bintang ticks all the boxes for quirky and hip with its glossy interiors, delightful Kodak-inspired details and cosy rooms—a fuss-free place to plan a solo staycation over a long weekend of playing tourist around KL's Golden Triangle.  

Gold 3 Boutique Hotel | Lot B5, Fahrenheit 88, 179, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur | +603-21103965

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Qliq Damansara, Selangor

Located within walking distance to the Damansara Performing Arts Centre, Qliq Damansara is an understated yet comfy off-the-grid spot for your urban adventures. The hotel's indoor saltwater pool is the perfect place for a nighttime swim and its 'Ladies Floor' boasts simple and elegant rooms for female business travellers. 

Qliq Damansara Hotel | Empire Damansara, 2, Jalan PJU 8/8A, Damansara Perdana, Petaling Jaya, Selangor | Call +603-76238788 or WhatsApp +6011-33373477 

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