8 Unique Places To Stay In Ipoh

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1. Sarang Paloh Heritage Stay

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Sarang Paloh is a heritage stay and event hall housed in the iconic OVERSEA BUILDING and YICK WOH Building, Ipoh. It is the result of a heritage restoration project in the heart of Ipoh Old town. This premise was the first Chinese bank in Ipoh and now readapted into a boutique hotel.

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heritage view

Address: 12, 14, 16 Jalan Sultan Iskandar, 30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Price Per Night: From RM238 | Website

2. M Boutique Hotel Ipoh


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M Boutique Hotel Ipoh have taken great pain to infuse both Malaysia’s Colonial past and modern urban décor, in bringing to you 93 chic yet urban Straits Eclectic rooms, replicating much of the pre war shop houses found in the Straits Settlements, with a wicked twist.

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Malaysia’s very first Oldtown White Coffee Grand, that boasts full service with actual chefs set in an Colonial Brasserie environment can also be found in this boutique hotel.

Address: 2, Hala Datuk 5, 31650 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Price Per Night: From RM208 | Website

3. M Boutique Station 18

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jazzed version

This M Boutique is a jazzed up version located in Station 18, Pengkalan, Ipoh, Perak.

versi jazz

Address: 15 – 23 Jalan Pengkalan Barat 35, Taman Pengkalan Jaya, Station 18, 31650 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Price Per Night: From RM150 | Website

4. Ipoh Bali Hotel

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The Ipoh Bali Hotel is located in the heart of Ipoh with Baliness stay experience.
The traditional bamboo cages, the antique rustic natural woods with luxurious furnishing used extensively in the decor at lobby creates a sophisticated contemporary design born from Baliness architecture and interior design.

bali in ipoh

Address: 12, Lorong Cheah Cheang Lim, 30350 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Price Per Night: RM260 | Website

5. The Happy 8 Retreat @ Pasir Puteh 

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The Happy 8’s concept is a combination of the ecology and art. Their design is based on art and timber.

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Address: 8, Jalan Shah Bandar, Taman Happy, 31650 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Price Per Night: From RM350 | Website

6. The Happy 8 Retreat @ Oldtown

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oldtown eights


Similar to the Happy 8 located in Pasir Puteh, this one also features stylish paintings, handcrafted, timber furniture and bamboo accents, the 5 individually themed rooms have a quirky, bohemian vibe.


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Address: 46, Jalan Market, 30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Price Per Night: From RM290 | Website

7. NPF Bali Villa



Situated in the proximity of Ipoh’s matured neighborhood of Canning Garden & Ipoh Garden, NPF Bali offers a wealth of services & amenities with a dash of personal touch.

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Upon your arrival at the villa, you would be greeted with extensive rustic wood elements that exude quaint Balinese sensation. Those wooden planks are none other than the old-fashioned railway sleepers.That’s got to be something you don’t see all the time!

Address: 96, Jalan Kampung Simee, Taman Westpool, 31400 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Price Per Night: From RM190 | Website

8. Sekeping Kong Heng


Sekeping Kong Heng, in the charming old town of Ipoh, is the latest addition to the Sekeping family of retreats. It is located in a 3 storey neo-classical building which also houses a famous coffee shop of the same name on the ground floor that serves great coffee and the best local dishes in town.

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All effort has been made to preserve as much of the character of the existing building as possible in contrast to the surrounding new architectural interventions. In addition, an extension has been added at the back, tucked away to reveal an inner courtyard with a dramatic stairway to take guests up to their rooms.

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Address: 74, Jalan Bandar Timah, 30000 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Price Per Night: RM220 | Website

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