Ipoh Hotels and Accommodation
(Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia)
Ipoh has a good choice of accommodation for tourists at all levels, most of which is relatively inexpensive and gives good value for money. The city centre, close to Ipoh's commercial heart, has a range of large modern mega-structures offering all conveniences from comfortable rooms and suites to restaurants, swimming pools and even spa facilities. For those wanting luxury accommodation, several upscale resort-style spa hotels cater for all needs.
Budget lodging options in Ipoh of a good standard are amazingly cheap, and can be found in and around all areas of the city, as can mid-range accommodation. Many of the larger hotels have spectacular views of the surrounding limestone crags and jungle, and city lodging is often within walking distance of the picturesque Old Town and its sights.
Where to Stay
The most iconic colonial building in the city is the Ipoh Railway Station, a gleaming white stuccoed Moorish-influenced wonder which also contains the Majestic Station Hotel, classified as budget and convenient for the Old Town.
Further budget lodging in the centre is provided by the Grand Park Hotel, set in a nostalgic colonial mansion close to the Sri Maju Bus Station. Mid-range accommodation in central Ipoh includes the Ritz Garden, the Excelsior and the Heritage hotels.
On the edge of Ipoh, near to the Sam Phu Tong Caves, is the mid-range Hillcity Hotel and Condo. For self-indulgent luxury accommodation in a tranquil setting, the five-star Banjarang Hotsprings Retreat is set in some 56 acres / 23 hectares and surrounded by towering hills, ancient jungle, caves and waterfalls, and features spa and wellness treatments.
In-town boutique hotel luxury is found at Indulgence Living, which incorporates the Indulgence Restaurant, themed rooms and designer suites.