Cheap hotels and hostels are available in most cities and around most tourist destinations. As with most cheap accommodation, some are more reliable than others. Be careful when choosing cheap accommodation to avoid places that harbour illegal vices.
Larger cities have YMCAs, which are a safe bet. Another notable budget hotel chain is Tune Hotels, [www] a subsidiary of the low-cost airline Air Asia. They are expanding and have hotels in numerous locations around the country
Mid-range hotels are available pretty much everywhere. Prices for 3-4 star hotels are from RM 100 upwards and are usually reliable in terms of quality.
5-star hotels, serviced flats and resorts are located in major cities such as Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Johor Bahru, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching. Almost all islands also have upscale resorts and spas for the affluent traveller.