9 Budget-Friendly Hotels In Ipoh (Under RM150!) For Your Next Getaway


Ili •  Oct 30, 2020

Looking to plan an Ipoh road trip while keeping things within your budget? Then perhaps our list of affordable hotels in the city will help you right out! With all your basic amenities like comfy beds, Wi-Fi, air conditioning and more, these places will give you an amazing stay while you have fun exploring the gems of Ipoh.

Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search in October 2020 (for 2 adults) for booking periods between November and December 2020. Prices are subject to changes especially during peak travel periods and over weekends. We recommend that you do a search before booking.

1. Belakang Kong Heng

Credit: Belakang Kong Heng on Facebook

Make your way to the old town of Ipoh, and you'll discover an Instagrammable accommodation named Belakang Kong Heng. Laid-back and rustic, it was once an old theatre building before it was revitalised into a hostel. Female dormitory rooms are available if you're arriving in a large group. Alternatively, there's a family room that can fit up to four guests.

Rate: Starts at RM77 per night on Agoda

Address: 89 & 91, Jalan Sultan Yusof, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

Contact: +6016 425 2275


2. M Boutique Hotel

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As Instagrammable as it gets, M Boutique Hotel Ipoh is where you and your besties can stay the night. Each room is decked out with an urban chic design complete with pre-war themed furniture pieces. While it's beautifully decorated, most of the rooms can only accommodate up to two guests (cosy enough for you and your best friend). Otherwise, you can check out the Family Room that has one king-size bed, one bunk bed, and even more space for extra beds.

Rate: Starts at RM135 per night on Agoda

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

Contact: +605 255 5566

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3. The Happy 8 Retreat @ Old Town Ipoh

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True to its name, The Happy 8 Retreat is situated in the heart of Ipoh old town and that means, you and your girlfriends won't be far away from the city's hustle and bustle. With 12 themed rooms, check out the wooden Patio Cabin that's perfect for two guests or the Family Cabin that comes with two queen-size bunk beds. If this retreat is fully booked, there's another Happy 8 Retreat in Ipoh located on Jalan Shah Bandar, Taman Happy.

Rate: Starts at RM119 per night on Agoda

Address: 46, Jalan Market, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

Contact: +605 243 8388

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4. M Boutique Station 18

If you're searching for more Instagrammable hotels in Ipoh, look no further than M Boutique Station 18. Situated in Pengkalan Ipoh, this hotel has bigger rooms than the first hotel, M Boutique Hotel Ipoh. Decked out in monochromatic tones and Jazz-themed decor, your group of girlfriends can stay at the Family Suite that comes with two queen-size or king-size beds.

Rate: Starts at RM104 per night on Agoda

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

Contact: +605 321 1666

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5. Bedrock Hotel Ipoh

Credit: Bedrock Hotel Ipoh on Facebook

Surrounded by Chinese and Western design influences, Bedrock Hotel Ipoh is a comfortable place to spend the night after an afternoon's worth of street food feast. There are also several rooms that can cater to your large group of friends, ranging from Bedrock Family room (two super king-size beds) to Duplex Family room (one super king-size bed and two single beds).

Rate: Starts at RM188 per night on Agoda

Address: 13-15, Jalan Che Tak, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak

Contact: +605 241 3031

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6. Merton Hotel 

While it's relatively new compared to most of the popular boutique hotels, Merton Hotel should be on your list of affordable yet IG-worthy accommodations in Ipoh. Gracing you with their luxurious interiors and a touch of retro vibes, you're in for an amazing stay here.

Unlike the other themed boutique hotel counterparts Ipoh has to offer, Merton Hotel pleases the eye with cleanly decorated rooms washed in subtle colours of greys and retro brown to make you drift off into a comfortable slumber after a long hard day of food hunting ?

Rate: Starts at RMxx per night on Agoda

Address: No. 23 & 25, Jalan Lapangan Symphony ,Symphony Business Park 31350 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

Contact: +605-318 2887

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7.  Sojourn Guest House

Located less than a 10-minute drive away from Ipoh Old Town, cosy up in Sojourn Guest House where thoughtfully decorated rooms await you. Since you're aiming for a budget stay, choose between the Deluxe Queen Room or Superior Twin Room. They both accommodate up to 2 guests and you can be rest assured that each room, while different in their own way, are still comfortably spacious.

Rate: Starts at RM148 per night on Agoda

Address: No. 145, Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, Pusat Perdagangan Greentown, 30450 Ipoh, Negeri Perak

Contact: +605-249 1333

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8. 1969 Business Suites

Renovated from a shop house, 1969 Business Suites is a contemporary boutique hotel that's just a 12-minute drive from the Sultan Azlan Shah Airport. It's also located nearby the Plus Highway (Simpang Pulai exit), a useful note for those who are planning a road trip to Ipoh! Perfect for families and even group of friends, the Business Premier Queen Room and Deluxe Premier provide a comfortable and luxurious stay that'll make anyone a happy camper.

Rate: Starts at RM149 per night on Agoda

Address: No 2, Jalan Lapangan Siber 9, Bandar Cyber 31350 Ipoh, Perak

Contact:  +605-313 1969

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9. Xscape Tambun

Xscape Tambun may not be your traditional hotel in the heart of the city, but we can't pass up the opportunity to include this affordable nature resort! The rooms are comfortably furnished and equipped with necessities like air-conditioning, hair-dryer, electric kettle and more. For families, choose from the Family Room with Mountain View that comes with the event space equipped with barbecue facilities and comfortable eating area. Alternatively, you could opt for the Family Room with Balcony which is located up a flight of stares and offers a balcony with a great view!

You can read more about Xscape Tambun here!

Rate: Starts at RM150 on Agoda

Address: Lot 146134, Persiaran Lagun Sunway 1, Sunway City Ipoh, 31150 Ipoh, Perak

Contact: +6012 522 6355

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And there you have it - a list of affordable hotels that prove you can still enjoy a perfectly comfortable stay without having to burn a hole in your wallet. All that's left for you to do now is pencil in a trip, pack your bags and go!

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