10 Best Places To Stay In Ipoh, Malaysia - Updated 2024

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Known for their heritage city, food culture, street art and great white coffee, Ipoh offers a great weekend getaway surrounded by awing views of mountainous limestone hills! Highly acclaimed, there are so many exciting attractions to be done in this city, it’s no wonder Lonely Planet ranked Ipoh number 6 in their must-visit places in 2016! But to enjoy your trip in Ipoh, you’ll need to find a great accommodation that’ll give you both comfort and convenience. Here are 10 best places to stay in Ipoh!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 04, 2024.

1. Cititel Express Ipoh (from USD 37)

Offering you a great riverfront view, you’ll be well comfortable with the modern, comfortable and air-conditioned rooms in Cititel Express Ipoh; completed with a practical desk, flat-screen TV with IPTV channels and also free WiFi. Located a short 2-minute walk from Kinta Riverfront, you’re within close distance to a lot of great eateries, while the hotel’s free shuttle service will give you great convenience getting to some of Ipoh’s popular attractions.

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Cititel Express Ipoh

Wifi Available

Address: No 2, Jalan S.P. Seenivasagam
900 meters (0.6 ft) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Free parking

2. Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites (from USD 57)

A highly rated hotel in Ipoh, Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites puts you in the center of Ipoh’s commercial hub! You’re well within close distance to Ipoh Tourist Information Centre, Ipoh Parade Mall, Perak Tong and Sultan Azlan Shah Airport. Rest easy in their comfortable rooms, fitted with a flat-screen TV for some entertainment, and en suite bathroom with complementary toiletries and hairdryer. You’ll also have full access to their outdoor swimming pool and fitness facilities. Their 24-hour front desk will help ensure you’ll have a seamless traveling experience around Ipoh. If you’re not one to travel far for food, in-house dining at one of their 3 restaurants will give you choices of Japanese, Chinese and buffet style dinning experiences.

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Kinta Riverfront Hotel & Suites

Wifi Available

Address: Jalan Lim Bo Seng
632 meters (0.4 ft) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Barber/beauty shop Family rooms

3. MU Hotel (from USD 61)

Conveniently located to many cafes and attractions, MU Hotel (previously known as IBIS) is often praised for their comfortable, colorful, quirky rooms, which provide cozy beds, pillows and even a bolster! It’s within a 5-minute drive to Ipoh Parade, so you’ll find no problem finding some entertainment in the area. All rooms are air-conditioned, and completed with a flat-screen TV, electric kettle and a personal safe to keep all your precious belongings. After an eventful day out, have a drink or two in their popular MU Bar, located on the hotel’s rooftop!

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MU Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: No 18, Jalan Chung Onn Siew
1.45 km (0.9 mi) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Dry cleaning

4. Tower Regency Hotel & Apartments (from USD 38)

Providing various styles of accommodation, Tower Regency Hotel & Apartments provides air-conditioned rooms, studios and apartments within their establishment, complete with free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and private bathrooms. Conveniently located on Jalan Dato’ Seri Ahmad Said, you’ll be close to popular attractions like Sam Poh Tong Temple, Gopeng Museum, Gua Tempurong and Kellie’s Castle. You’ll have the luxury of using their outdoor pool as well as their fitness center during your stay.

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Tower Regency Hotel & Apartments

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 6-8, Jalan Dato' Seri Ahmad Said, Greentown
599 meters (0.4 ft) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

5. Impiana Hotel Ipoh (from USD 40)

Offering you spectacular surrounding views of limestone hills, you’ll find your rooms in The Impiana Hotel Ipoh equally pleasing to the eyes with its contemporary decor; complete with a flat-screen TV, safety deposit box and tea/coffee making facilities. Keeping up with the times, you’ll be provided free daily newspapers. You have 2 dining options here, a wide spread buffet breakfast at the Garden Terrace, which also serves local & international cuisines and high tea delicacies, while The Bistro is where you can get a western-centric lunch and dinner menu. Close to attractions, this hotel is merely 4 km (2.4 miles) away from Ipoh town, and provides limousine services.

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Impiana Hotel Ipoh

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 18, Jalan Sultan Nazrin Shah
1.95 km (1.3 mi) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

6. Casuarina@Meru (from USD 52)

Casuarina@Meru offers you a comfortable respite within their spacious and modern rooms. They also provide suites, which include 2 bedrooms, private bathrooms and a living area, perfect for a group weekend getaway! Rooms here are decked out with a flat-screen TV, a minibar, and electric kettle, while their bathroom comes with a shower, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Keeping you connected, free Wi-Fi is available in this hotel, while connections to other popular destinations around the country can be made via Amanjaya Bus Terminal, located a 5 minute walk from the hotel. You can enjoy a selection of pastries, and local as well as western cuisines at Casuarina Coffee House. If any problem arises during your stay, you’ll find their 24-hour front desk to be really helpful.

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Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Bulatan Meru Raya, Bandar Meru Raya
7.33 km (4.6 mi) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre

7. Le Metrotel (from USD 29)

Elegantly furnished, you’ll find a pleasant stay with Le Metrotel, that highlights rustic wooden furniture and decor. Rooms are very comfy with tasteful soft furnishings, fitted with practical amenities such as a flat-screen TV’s with satellite channels, tea/coffee making facilities as well as a hairdryer in your en suite bathroom. Ensuring you stay connected with all your loved ones, free Wi-Fi is prominent throughout the hotel. Being in the center of a tourist hub in Ipoh, you’ll find numerous dining options a mere 3-minute walk away on Theater Street.

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Le Metrotel

Address: 26-8, Jalan Theatre
1.09 km (0.7 mi) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

8. Ritz Garden Hotel (from USD 46)

Noted for great customer service, you can bet you’ll have a great stay in one of Ritz Garden Hotel’s comfortable rooms, that are complemented with a dressing table, flat-screen TV, a kettle and a minibar. On a hot sweltering day, take a dip in their outdoor pool, that surely will cool you off, or unwind your bodily aches with a traditional massage that’s offered by the hotel. You’ll be within a short distance from a lot of tourist attractions, but you could also find entertainment in the hotel, that has activities like karaoke and also a billiards table. While you’re here, don’t forget to indulge in Ipoh’s famous Signature Chicken Rice and Noodle restaurant, that’s just a 15 minute walk from the lobby.

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Ritz Garden Hotel Ipoh

Address: 86-88, Jalan Yang Kalsom
1.67 km (1.1 mi) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

9. The Syeun Hotel (from USD 45)

Perfect for non-smokers, Syuen Hotel is a fully non-smoking hotel, that’s conveniently located a 5 minute walk from Bougainvillea Park and Ipoh Parade Shopping Mall. You can take a refreshing dip in their outdoor pool before heading out to explore Ipoh town. Free Wi-Fi is available here also. Rest your eyes easy at night with the interior decors of dark wood furnishings and warm lighting. Convenient for international visitors, currency exchange can be made at this hotel. Muslims can find halal Chinese food in their Silverboat restaurant, while their Garden View Coffee House serves a variety of local, Chinese and western delicacies! After consuming all those calories, you can work up a sweat at the fitness centre!

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Syeun Hotel Berhad

Address: 88, Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, Greentown,
872 meters (0.6 ft) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

10. Heritage Hotel Ipoh (from USD 37)

Heritage Hotel Ipoh invites you for a comfortable stay in their clean and practical rooms, accentuated with wooden furniture, complemented with a TV with cable channels, a minibar; while the bathroom comes with bath and shower facilities. Keeping your health in check, sweat out your stress in their sauna or have a productive gym session at their fitness facilities. With the help of their tour desk, you can easily arrange and execute your travel plans smoothly. Heritage Hotel Ipoh offers 3 dining options that serve anything from local and international food to snacks and drinks to unwind yourself in the evening.

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Hotel Heritage Ipoh

Address: Jalan Raja Dihilir
1.92 km (1.2 mi) from D R Seenivasagam Recreational Park

Smooth and easy travels in Ipoh

Highlighting convenience and practicality, along with affordability, your travels in Ipoh will definitely be more pleasant staying at one of these hotels. At any rate, these 10 hotels in Ipoh provide you with the best of comforts in their rooms, the best services from their staff and the best luxuries with their amenities. Any choice you make will definitely get you a bang for your buck! However, if you’re looking for more eccentric places to stay, check out these 8 great boutique hotels in Ipoh!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Ihsan Ihsani is a Malaysian writer who loves to write about anything that sparks his curiosity. He travels to broaden his horizon on the many cultures and beauties of the world. When limited funds...Read more

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