Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia - Updated 2021

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Elah Angelica
Elah Angelica
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Known as the hidden treasure of Perak, Ipoh is one of the least explored cities in the country. Ipoh is a quaint old town rich in history with tales to tell that you might find interesting, especially if you are someone who loves delving into the past. Despite it being the least visited, Ipoh has a lot of exciting destinations to visit and places to experience. From a wide range of street murals and unique art crafts to food options. The dining scenes in this charming town is one of the best in Malaysia, especially its dim sum as well as a wide array of Chinese cuisines. One of the highlights of visiting this place is its stunning countryside, where you can enjoy the beauty of nature and take in everything Ipoh has to offer, including temples, caves, and cliffs. If you decide to stay for a day or two, don’t forget to check out our lists of the top Airbnbs in Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia, for the best accommodation.

1. Quaint dwelling close to destinations (from USD 14)

When traveling to a different city, one of the worries you’ll encounter will be your dwelling place. If you want to get as close as possible to the town center, you might consider giving this quaint room on the second floor of this five-story shophouse in Ipoh New Town a chance. With its location, you’ll have easy access to shopping malls and popular eating restaurants. Apart from that, you’ll get to experience hotel-like hospitality by choosing this place. With its deluxe hotel queen-sized bed, open wardrobe, and full length-mirror- you’ll have the best nights’ rest and waking morning. Its private bathroom comes with a hot water shower, so if you’re not fond of the cold, you’ll surely enjoy your bath time.

GRAYHAUS SOHO Deluxe Queen Room 02 @ IPOH New Town
Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
237 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a little too small and doesn't have modern in room entertainment like tv
the bed was incredibly comfortable
had everything we needed and was comfortable
soundproof of the room can be improved
the place is quite compact size with comfortable bed and it isnt the far too the local famous restaurant
Cleanliness:
really clean and comfortable stay
clean and tidy place to stay
clean and nicely working facilities
the place is clean and private
the room was small but clean and comfy
Host:
staff are nice and good personalities
great hospitability by the host and i was provided with local recommendations
self service breakfast and co working lounge was awesome hosts are very kind and thoughtful :)
good recommendations by the owner of places to visit and restaurants to eat
the staff were very helpful and nice good breakfast too
Location:
the location is very good
good value for money strategic location quite near to the local food station
great place in a perfect location
great location and value of staying
location is convenient and walking distance to good food and the night market
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2. Charming home with excellent facilities (from USD 21)

An entire apartment to your disposal featuring the best of amenities and style, boasting a combination of European and classic furnishing, this place will make you feel right at home. Known for its homey atmosphere and serenity, it’s an ideal dwelling place for executives, a group of friends, and active families. Equipped with the best entertainment, you won’t find yourself having any dull moment during your visit. From its Jacuzzi and infinity pool to sky deck and cabana- you’ll have a lot of fun without even leaving the premises of the house. An outdoor barbecue is also a great idea. If you’re up for some exploring, don’t worry, the city center is a lot closer than you think.

IPOH MAJESTIC PREMIUM HOMESTAY by GA Homes
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
248 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable thick mattress
that reclining chair in the living room was the highlight of the stay
the pool has a gorgeous view and if you have time do check it out
they had cutlery a great smart tv good speed internet washing machine comfortable bed to sleep in
good location shiny clean well-equipped cozy and warm new tv fast wifi good communication with host
Cleanliness:
a clean and cozy homestay
apartment is clean and spacious
the cleanliness of the toilet was superb
the place is very clean and homey
the condo is as clean and tidy as pictured
Host:
staff were very responsive
great customer service and the host is very responsive
racheal and lum are great host
highly recommendedgood job to the host
the host was very friendly and helpful as well
Location:
superb location with walking distance to local food paradise
good location & cozy stay
nice place with great location
beautiful place and lovely location
great location value for money
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3. Modern and spacious home with stunning landscape views (from USD 19)

If you’re traveling together with your whole squad, you might need a large place to stay. And we know just the right place for you. With maximum occupants of eight, this modernized home in the heart of the city is big and expansive enough to accommodate you and your friends. With its location, you’ll have easy access to all the must-visit destinations in town, including shopping malls, cafes, and museums. Apart from that, the city’s famous local delicacies such as hakka mee, tau foh fah, and chicken rice shops are within your grasp. The best part? You’ll get to enjoy the stunning green landscape from the house.

IPOH MAJESTIC HOMESTAY by GA Homes
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
223 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there were 2 pools and a sky deck for a great view of ipoh
have extra mattress and a sofa bed to easily fit 6 persons
facilities - all good as washing machine iron dryer all provided
there are both ceiling fan and air con so you have option to choose
apartment is well-maintained with great amenities
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy place
great place with clean environment
unit is clean and cooling
very clean cozy and comfy
the place was very clean and comfortable
Host:
awesome home and helpful host
host is very helpful on my reservation and inquiries
super responsive host :)
she was also friendly and very responsive
the host is super nice very responsive
Location:
nice location in the heart of ipoh
good location just a few minutes drive to ipoh town
great location very central and within walking distance to the touristy food hot spots
great location just in the middle of pretty much everything
central location to most of the attractions
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4. Top-floor condo unit with city views (from USD 27)

Imagine city skylines and city lights as your nightly views, wouldn’t it be cool? If you think so too, you might consider giving this top-floor condominium right at the heart of the city a chance. Boasting two massive bedrooms with the comfiest beds, this apartment can happily accommodate up to seven guests. There are also two full bathrooms inside, so you won’t have to wait long for your turn when showering, especially if you’re bringing friends or family with you. If you decide to stay, make sure to check out the condominium’s sky deck to enjoy some stunning views. With its excellent location, you can enjoy dining at some of the famous eateries in Ipoh that are nearby.

Majestic Ipoh Homestay H1
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
355 reviews
Entire condominium 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
high floor free parking wifi
quite central location wifi working well great views
the apt has a great view near many eating places and not too far from ipoh parade
it was awesome stay in this unit well equipped with brand new pool facilities
swimming pool was a highlight for kids
Cleanliness:
its clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and spacious
clean and cosy place to stay
place is clean and beds are comfortable
nice and clean place host is friendly
Host:
the host is very responsive and friendly
great place to stay response from host is quick and efficient
host graciously extended our check-out time
ricky is friendly and accommodating
Location:
good location near to town
great location at the heart of ipoh city
great location with nice food nearby
it is also well located at central of ipoh walking distance to popular food area
nearby to attractive places
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5. Three-bedroom house perfect for nine guests (from USD 59)

Location is one of the most important things to consider when traveling to different cities, especially one like Ipoh. At Mind 9 is the newest and hottest homestay in Ipoh City. With its stylish and unique theme, it’s no wonder that a lot of guests want to experience living in the place. It has three bedrooms that can accommodate up to nine people. Each room has its theme, including British style, modern decor, and a Japanese Tatami style. The entire place exudes vibes similar to a walk in a museum; every corner adorned with a masterpiece. From its open plan living room to its dining room containing 70’s brick painting- everything is spectacular.

H2H - At Mind 9 Vacation LANDED House Ipoh Center
Ipoh, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
265 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
clean and same as photo
clean simple convenient
clean and modern setting
super clean and well equipped
very clean and comfortable house
Host:
jenie is a nice host
great host and great home to stay
very helpful host & easy check in
host is helpful and quick with responses self check-in was easy
host is very friendly and helpful
Location:
location is great too
location is easy to find very near to the main street
the location was great on site parking was secure
highly recommended great neighbourhood near to alot of great food and also near to the airport
if you are driving good location too
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6. Modernized vacation rental in the heart of the city (from USD 50)

Styled with the comfort of the guests in mind, Pause Ipoh is an ideal dwelling for travelers who want to feel at home. Located in the heart of Taman Kampar, this vacation rental can comfortably accommodate up to six guests. With its location, guests will have easy access to all transport ways making it perfect for those who are commuting. The place comes with modern furnishing, which includes cozy couches, artworks, and paintings. It has three expansive bedrooms containing the comfiest beds.

Pause Ipoh - Homestay that fits 6 pax comfortably
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
263 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tv had a casting system where we watched movies and played music from our phones
such a lovely house beautiful decor and fast wifi
it has everything we needed parking space wifi smart tv especially
cozy chill & insta worthy highly recommended for family or group of friends
love the beds they are very comfortable to sleep in
Cleanliness:
very clean and cosy
the house is so clean and spacious
the place is clean superbly pretty
clean and space for car park
the place is very clean
Host:
host was accommodative & friendly
nice & responsive host
warm hospitality by the host and amazing house
host is super friendly and nice
host jason is super accommodating and friendly which make our stay here feel like home
Location:
superb location & quiet
location is good too
the location also quite near to the main attractions of ipoh
pleasant stay location is very good
perfect location if you'd like to be away (but not too far) from ipoh town
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7. Two-bedroom house perfect for small families (from USD 45)

Another spectacular home to choose is this two-bedroom house, which can accommodate up to six guests. It’s an ideal home for small families and business travelers alike. Located in the heart of the city, guests will have easy access to some of the famous destinations and eateries in Ipoh. Known for its cleanliness and coziness, guests who already stayed in the place recommend this home for travelers who love feeling right at home. Some of its features include a spacious living room, a well-lit dining area, and marbled bathrooms with a walk-in shower. One of the best spots to find yourself will be the rooftop garden, where you’ll get to relax while enjoying charming views.

Le Maison GuestHouse Ipoh @ Majestic Imperial
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
252 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great good size swimming pool relaxing level with pool chairs and more
nice swimming pool and gym room great city view from rooftop
amazing views good pool and park for 2 year old daughter
clean and aircon in every room
- very spacious and with two bathrooms very optimal for our group of 5
Cleanliness:
clean and nice designed apartment
unit is clean and tidy
unit is clean and well maintained
comfortable quilt blanket clean sheets and towels
it is a clean place and beautiful
Host:
great service and very accomodating host
great host and respond quickly
thanks for being a great host
k y was a great host who was very accommodating
very responsive and friendly host
Location:
the location is superb
ideal location love it
comfortable environment and convenient location
location is vry good near to the night street
the place is perfectly located
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8. Affordable home for a comfortable stay (from USD 23)

If you’re planning for a trip with your special someone in Ipoh, you might consider booking this aparthotel for an affordable price. It’s a one-bedroom unit which has all the necessary equipment for you to have a comfortable stay. Featuring a queen-sized bed with thick duvets, a night lamp, a study area, and the best skyline views right from the windows- it’s a great deal for guests who are under a budget. The bathroom is set with the necessities and has a heater for guests who are not fond of the cold. The best thing about this place is its location where you’ll have a lot of access to some of the famous attractions and restaurants in Ipoh right outside your doorstep.

NEW Sky's residence @ M Roof 1 King Size Bed
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
146 reviews
Room in aparthotel 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything is flawless except the air conditioning
the mattress is really comfortable
very comfortable place to stay with great amenities around the area
really loved the view from the room and how spacious it is
the sofa was very huge and comfortable
Cleanliness:
room is clean and spacious
everything was clean as expected
toilet is also clean as well with no foul smell or whatsoever
room is nice and clean
the room is quiet and clean
Host:
host was very responsive
host is also helpful
the host is very active and did reply very soon
great host and responsive to chat
good and quick responsive host
Location:
a great place and strategic location
location is superb around 10-15mins drive to most places
it was really comfortable and the location was decent
available parking and nice location near to town center
overall it is well worth it for the price in terms of the quality and location
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9. Chic and elegant unit for four (from USD 35)

If you’re still looking for choices, this chic and elegant condo unit might convince you. It’s a two-bedroom flat containing queen-sized beds that can accommodate up to four people. Everything inside the place is white with a touch of pastel pink, from its walls to its furnishings making the place look brighter and more pleasing to the eyes. Each bedroom is designed individually with a minimalistic touch, which enables easy movement across the floor. Another area in the house you’ll find lovely is its living room where a long couch sits, and a TV hangs on the wall for entertainment. The best part is the balcony where you can enjoy sunset views.

家 @ Majestic Ipoh J12 *Ipoh Old Town*
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
140 reviews
Entire condominium 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfortable space to stay with good amenities
the beds frames and mattress were cheap but comfortable
the unit itself maybe i'm not such an english theme fan so not so into it
great location accurate description of the apartment punctual & personable
Cleanliness:
very clean and the bed is comfortable
good homestay clean and nice decoration
clean and comfortable place to stay with family
good and clean will come again
clean and nice space in ipoh
Host:
great host with prompt response
host is very responsive and helpful
renee was a brilliant host whom was very professional and happy to help at all times
thank you for the host for his response and chauffeuring us to our car park and room
host is responsive on (hidden by airbnb)
Location:
great apartment in a great location
easy access value for money and location is great
true to picture and great location
place is within walking distance/short car ride to popular places in ipoh
beside good services it is located at strategic place where near to the town with famous foods
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10. Cozy guesthouse ideal for couples

Situated along the bustling Jalan King in Ipoh Town, this guesthouse is ideal for both lone and couple travelers alike. It’s a great place to stay if you’re someone who prefers to explore rather than stay in, especially with its proximity to the heart of the town. One of the things guests who already stayed love about this home, apart from its location, is its coziness and hospitable host. It’s a charming house that will give you the best time whether you choose to stay inside and cuddle with your partner or go out and see what the town has to offer. With the guestroom’s minimalist theme, you’ll have a lot of breathing space.

Comfortable King Bed Room with Private Bathroom
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
196 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
seems good the aircon take time to cold the room
perfect for people on a budget who want a comfortable bed aircon and a private bathroom when travelling
advised to eric that reminds customer on the strong roof fan
very nice style & cozy
a/c could have been stronger maybe needs servicing
Cleanliness:
the room is clean enough
i like its clean beddings
nice and clean place to stay in ipoh
very private clean and great place
the room is well designed clean and neat
Host:
host is responsive to my reply
the host is friendly and responsive
great host friendly and prompt response
eric as a host is always ready with helpful replies to any of our questions
i satisfied and thanking to the host
Location:
good location - close to old town and yong tau foo place
had a great stay and it was located at a good location
interesting shops like organic food stuff shop opposite the aprtment
location is good room is clean
strategic location to most of the famous attractions and restaurants
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Explore Perak's hidden gem

Although Ipoh is one of the least popular towns in the city, it sure has a lot to offer. If you’re up for some discoveries and enlightening journey- Ipoh is the place for you. Whether you want to appreciate unique art, try authentic Malaysian food, or soul-search, Ipoh is always a great choice. In case you decided to give this beautiful town a chance, we have the list of the top accommodations you can avail of.

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Elah Angelica Casallos is a Psychology student who hopes to see the world one day. Right now, she's currently exploring the world around her through writing. When she's not busy with school works...Read more

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