Top 6 Staycations In Taiping, Malaysia - Updated 2024

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Perak’s former capital and center for tin mining, Taiping in Malaysia is best known today for its cultural and natural treasures, as well as many of the country’s firsts. With such a rich history and heritage, you must be proud to call this place your home.

If you want to take a little break without leaving Taiping, you can easily do so and reacquaint yourself with local landmarks, such as Perak Museum, Taiping Zoo, and the 158-ac (64-ha) Taiping Lake Gardens, which used to be a productive tin mine. Revisiting these places would be a fun thing to do while you recharge. Good thing that you already have a great selection of top staycations in Taiping, Malaysia, within your reach.

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 February 28, 2024.

1. Novotel Taiping (from USD 48)

It’ll be hard to leave Novotel Taiping even if it’s located in the city center. Here, you can snooze your alarm or forget about it and sleep peacefully. From your guest room or suite, you can either enjoy views of the lake or the pool with your meals, which you can order via room service. And if you do need to work out, you can head to the fitness center and hop on a treadmill.

Additionally, the gourmet bar and lobby lounge can help satisfy your cravings if you want some drinks or snacks.

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Novotel Taiping

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: No.1, Jalan Tupai
1.06 km (0.7 mi) from Taiping Zoo and Night Safari

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

2. Flemington Hotel (from USD 28)

You can admire the city and its surroundings without leaving your favorite spot at Flemington Hotel. That spot could be at the rooftop pool, in any of the three on-site restaurants, or in your private room or suite. These rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows with views of Taiping Lake Gardens.

Moreover, you can socialize with other guests during happy hour or at night at the hotel’s Sky Bistro. You might miss out on a few of the place’s offerings, but you can always live vicariously through the people you might meet here.

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Flemington Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: No. 1, Jalan Samanea Saman
826 meters (0.6 ft) from Taiping Zoo and Night Safari

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

3. Hotel Grand Baron (from USD 33)

You’re most certainly welcome to stay however long you’d like at Hotel Grand Baron. You can work, relax, and play here. Each guest room or suite has free and fast Wi-Fi if you’re working remotely. Should you need to send something, the hotel offers postal and courier services; an amenity that will be coming soon.

For play or relaxation, you can swim laps or take a dip at the outdoor infinity pool, surrounded by the lush tree cover Taiping is known for. You can also stretch and de-stress by availing of the hotel’s yoga classes. Alternatively, you can punch or sweat it out at the gym.

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Hotel Grand Baron

Wheelchair accessible

Address: No. 8, PT 7861, Taiping Town, Taiping, Malaysia, 34000
696 meters (0.5 ft) from Taiping Zoo and Night Safari

Other vacation rental options for staycation in Taiping, Malaysia

Taiping Tour Guide

Hon Seng Phuah

Hon Seng Phuah

Hello. I am Hon Seng Phuah from Penang. I am a freelance tourist guide since 2013. My tour service includes Penang around island and George Town heritage walking tours. You may experience the Penang multi-culture and best foods like Penang assam laksa, nyonya cuisine, nasi kandar and to name a few, traditional business activities, colonial buildings, modern living city and last least the greenery mountain, Penang Hill. Airports transfer can also be arranged.

Tours by Hon seng

4. Refurbished and well-equipped rental (from USD 111)

The way it looks, it’s not obvious that this rental is two decades old. You’re greeted with plenty of natural light, bright and cozy living spaces, and amenities to make your stay a breeze. You can play billiards with your friends, take a dip at the outdoor pool, and enjoy some quiet time at the reading corner. Moreover, kids can have something to do at the children’s corner with its child-friendly entertainment and toys.

If you need to pick up some items or groceries from a nearby store, you can use the two city bikes at the property.

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Taiping, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
1.23 km (0.8 mi) from Taiping Zoo and Night Safari
323 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all the bedrooms were equipped with air-conditioning as well as ceiling fan
there is extra faucet pipe in every bathroom which is useful for muslim to perform wudu
kids enjoyed the small pool and adults enjoyed the table pool
very clean and well kept
clean comfortable and very spacious
the unit is very clean and spacious
cleanliness is top rated as well
the house was spotless clean when i checked in
owner is superb friendly too
host is friendly and responsive
siew ling is a great host
excellent host great hospitality spacious accommodation
thank you siew leng for being a great host and for all your helpful suggestions
great location and nice environment
great location and comfortable space
good location as it is super near to taiping mall and hawker stallsand convenient shops
lovely house at a very convenient location
the house is great and in a perfect location
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5. Modern bungalow with hot tub (from USD 197)

The weather doesn’t matter; you’ll want to stay in this cottage’s hot tub for as long as you like. It’s the ideal spot to relax by yourself, bond with your companions, or spend some time with your significant other.

You can lay out in the yard, cook some barbecue or steamy hotpot if it’s raining, and binge-watch that show you’ve been curious about. Nobody’s going to bother you or your party of 16 in this corner house.

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Taiping, Perak, Malaysia
1.17 km (0.8 mi) from Taiping Zoo and Night Safari
73 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 8 Beds 16 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great wifi fully equipped kitchen a bonus big jacuzzi that can fit up to 4 adults
so clean and comfortable
very clean and nice place
clean and very nice stay
very clean and we enjoyed our stay
the house is very spacious neat and clean
host is very responsive and fast response
host is really friendly and punctual
appreciate the friendly help from the start til the end
the host sisly is very responsive to all my questions & request
very helpful host and welcome you perferctly at her cottage
very close to taiping lake gardens and food (website hidden by airbnb) friends and i had a fabulous time
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6. Fully furnished and modern farmhouse (from USD 145)

This farmhouse-style rental is the ideal staycation place for you and your loved ones. If you need to unwind, you can soak in the hot tub and play some good tunes. You can also read a book or nap in the hammock and sleep in without worries. The property also has other nifty essentials to make your stay more convenient, including laundry facilities and air-conditioning.

Additionally, the home has lake access should you decide to explore without going far.

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Taiping, Negeri Perak, Malaysia
1.2 km (0.8 mi) from Taiping Zoo and Night Safari
167 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 8 Beds 15 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 15

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
kitchen amenities and utensils well provided nice touch at the bar counter and there are wine glasses
we enjoy the jacuzzi fully-equipped kitchen children play area and definitely the beds
it's clean cozy and air-cond works great the decor is well done and jacuzzi is a nice touch
bringing 14pax of my family members fit perfectly (still got empty bed to fill)
house is clean and comfortable
the place was clean serene n tastefully decorated
house is really clean and so in love with the interior decoration
beautiful interior clean and good service
will come back - the place is spacious and clean
the host is really friendly
sisley was a helpful and very kind host
thank you for being a great host
the host was so helpful and friendly
good host price is valuable with the service given
a great place located close to taiping lake gardens in a quiet neighbourhood
nice house to stay quiet and near to lake and town for foods
we enjoyed our stay at this place - it was tastefully decorated and in a great location
the place is strategically located and the hosts is amazingly helpful and easy to communicate with
a beautiful place to stay
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Holidays don't have to be far or expensive

You can head to a nearby place such as Taiping, find a nice hotel or Airbnb rental, and enjoy a staycation where you’re free to do whatever you want, minus the stress and hassle of long-distance trips. Move at your pace and leisure in these top staycations in Taiping, Malaysia.

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