Best Hotels In Taiping

Don’t just bypass Taiping and head straight to Ipoh, there are hotels in Taiping too!

And this former tin mining hotbed is highly underrated, with top attractions like the Taiping Zoo, Maxwell Hill, Matang Mangrove Forest Reserve, and more.

And if images of crumbly hotels in Taiping are what worry you, be pleasantly surprised as we unveil the 11 best hotels in Taiping for a memorable stay.

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Best Budget Hotels In Taiping

1. Sojourn Beds & Café

This 1930’s shophouse-turned-guesthouse leaves an endearing charm on guests. The décor inspired by old-school knick-knacks and psychedelic vibes.

Sojourn Beds & Café
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Inside, amiable staff will ensure the best service possible.

The hotel is popular among mountain trail runners. As the hosts go the extra mile by serving an early breakfast for athletes too.

Since there are plenty of food stalls and eateries around:

This budget hotel in Taiping is a perfect base to explore the city’s attractions.

Sojourn Beds & Café Bedrooms
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What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Accommodations include dorms, bunk beds, double-room, twin-room, and triple-rooms with shared toilet access
  • Free car park
  • Designated non-smoking rooms available
  • Garden and mini-library available
  • Luggage storage
  • Comfortable lounge area

Good to know:

  • Walking distance from Taiping clocktower and a short drive to Taiping Lake Gardens.
  • Breakfast options include continental or vegetarian
  • Bicycle rental and hiking trips available upon request
  • They sell beer on site at fair prices
  • Starting Price: RM66+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 54, Jalan Kota, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +605-805 4048

2. Raintown Inn

2.5km from Taiping Mall, Raintown Inn radiates warmth like a home.

This converted single-story bungalow offers great rooms. These are clean, comfortable, and packed with decent amenities.

Raintown Inn
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For under RM90 per night:

You’ll get super-fast internet access, and good satellite TV connectivity. Plus, clean linen, and a heated shower.

On the downside, there aren’t any eateries or shops within walking distance. So, plan your travel well (I.e. have your own transport).

Raintown Inn Bedrooms and Interior
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We’d also recommend bringing earplugs, as the flyover near the hotel can be noisy at times.

What you’ll like:

  • Free fast Wi-Fi
  • Provides towels, Smart TV, water heater, bottled water
  • Free toiletries
  • Shared lounge / TV area
  • Non-smoking property
  • Ample private parking
  • There is a washing machine
  • Spacious rooms

Good to know:

  • Rooms are limited so it’s best to book in advance
  • The kitchen has an electric kettle but lacks cooking facilities
  • CCTV fitted throughout the building
  • Nearby flyover gets noisy during peak periods
  • Kiblat direction not indicated
  • Starting Price: RM85+ per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: Jalan Simpang, Taman Sri Hijau, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +605-801 2966

3. Kimal Hotel, Jalan Tupai

In the heart of Taiping:

The Kimal Hotel offers easy access to eateries, groceries, and top tourist attractions.

Kimal Hotel, Jalan Tupai
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Note: This hotel has two branches – this is the one on Jalan Tupai. The second one is at Taming Sari

There are several cheap eats in the area, so you won’t have to worry about going hungry!

Furthermore, the rooms are large, Wi-Fi is speedy, and its location makes it a clear winner.

But being a budget hotel, Kimal does not have an elevator, so it’s not built for the disabled or elderly in mind.

Kimal Hotel, Jalan Tupai Bedrooms
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At a trim ~RM70 per night though, Kimal’s affordability remains mind-blowing. And its facilities meet the mark.

What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Smoke-free property
  • Parking on-site and street parking
  • Snack bar
  • CCTV outside and in common areas
  • Express check-in and check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Modern furnishings
  • Polite staff
  • Walking distance from Taiping Mall
  • Many nearby eateries

Good to know:

  • Nearby eateries include Restaurant Bismillah, Uncle Don and Famous Ipoh Bakery Restaurant
  • Short drive to Taiping Zoo, Taiping Lake Gardens and the Perak Museum
  • Ironing board and iron provided
  • Snack and drinks vending machine available
  • No water dispenser
  • No elevator
  • Starting Price: RM71+ per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: NO. 3A, 5A, 7A, 9A JALAN TAIPING 1, OFF, Lorong Tupai, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +605-829 0707

Best Mid-Range Hotels In Taiping

4. Pearl Inn

With a tranquil view of Taiping Lake Gardens, Pearl Inn is a popular sanctuary for those coming from out of town. And it has excellent vegetarian food.

Pearl Inn
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In this comfy bed and breakfast budget hotel, you’ll find great value for money, peace, and convenience.

The rooms are adequately sizedspic and span, and the staff is accommodating. For example, if you need help to book train tickets or plan your travel itinerary, the front desk team is ready to assist.

Pearl Inn Bedrooms
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A word of caution though – prepare to put in some leg work as this converted old apartment does not have a lift.

What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Each unit comes with an attached bathroom, flat-screen TV, minibar, and air conditioning
  • Towels and bed linen are provided with additional charge
  • Free toiletries
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free private parking
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Comes with shared garden and lounge area
  • Within walking distance to Taiping Lake Gardens
  • Good location for sightseeing (with a car)

Good to know:

  • The pillows provided are rather thin, so do bring along your own if you prefer thick pillows
  • No lift at this hotel
  • Dated furnishings
  • Limited breakfast (2 options only)
  • Close to eateries (including a KFC)
  • Noise from the main road at night
  • Starting Price: RM112+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 54, Jalan Kota, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +605-805 4048

5. The Regency Hotel Seri Warisan

Also enjoying a spot in the middle of Taiping town:

The Regency Hotel Seri Wawasan makes an ideal start-off point to explore the city.

The Regency Hotel Seri Warisan
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Because it is opposite the Old Masjid:

Fulfilling prayer rituals is very convenient for Muslims.

And while the furnishing is old-school, this Halal-certified hotel boasts comfy rooms. These are well equipped.

Moreover, this business hotel has several large banquets and meeting rooms. So, it is an ideal venue for events and weddings.

You’ll also get a wide spectrum from the buffet spread too!

The Regency Hotel Seri Warisan Bedrooms
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What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Free bottled water, coffee, and tea making facilities
  • Comes with air conditioning, ironing facilities, hairdryer, toiletries, mini bar, water heater, and a work desk
  • Comfortable spacious rooms
  • Pleasant staff
  • Finding parking is not difficult in this area

Good to know:

  • Driving distance from Aun Tong Coffee Mill, First Galleria, Perak Museum and Taiping Lake Gardens
  • Sound insulation can be improved
  • Signs of aging present in the rooms
  • Starting Price: RM160+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 2453, Jalan Convent, Kampung Jambu, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +605-805 2312

6. Reserve The Cozytainer

If you like the novelty of container hotels, then check in to Reserve The Cozytainer.

Comprising of shipping containers stacked to create double-story lofts, staying at Reserve The Cozytainer is a definitely interesting experience.

Reserve The Cozytrainer
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The air-conditioned rooms are surprisingly well-sized for refurbished shipping containers, with the accompanying balcony adding plenty of breathing room.

There’s ample space for kids to frolic and adults to capture Instagram-worthy shots here.

Reserve The Cozytrainer Beds and Shower
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So, if you’re looking for value for money over a short stay, this no-frills hotel is spot-on!

What you’ll like:

  • Self-check-in
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • No TV
  • Comes with a hairdryer, toiletries, towels, water heater, and attached bathroom
  • The main hall houses the dining area and ironing facilities
  • Cutlery is available
  • Indoor play area for kids
  • Unique hotel concept
  • Property is well-maintained

Good to know:

  • Sound insulation is minimal
  • Guest advised to abide by “quiet hours” to minimize unwanted noise
  • Pillows are thin so bring along an extra if possible
  • Within driving distance from Taiping Mall and Taiping Lake Gardens
  • 4-person room is small
  • Cemetery close by
  • No breakfast spots within walking distance
  • Starting Price: RM98+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 183, Jalan Merdeka, Taman Tupai Mas, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +6017-454 7763

7. Sense Hotel Taiping

With Taiping Sentral Mall, AEON, and Tesco all within walking distance:

Checking-in Sense Hotel Taiping makes a lot of sense.

It’s a stone’s throw away from many restaurants too. As well as cafes, bars, and even a big food court for budget-friendly meals.

Sense Hotel Taiping
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Formerly Tune Hotel Taiping, nothing much has changed hardware-wise.

There are spacious and clean rooms with excellent amenities. And besides the central location, there’s ample parking space too.

Furthermore, hospitality remains top-notch.

Sense Hotel Taiping Bedrooms
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And while some may lament the lack of a swimming pool facility or breakfast, it’s still a steal for the price!

What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fitness centre
  • Quiet despite city location
  • Good service
  • Basement parking
  • Close to malls and eateries
  • Family rooms are spacious and comfortable

Good to know:

  • Within walking distance to shopping malls like AEON, Tesco, and Taiping Sentral Mall
  • Adjacent cafes, bars, restaurants, and a food court
  • Rooms are not fitted with a Smart TV and have small windows
  • Laundromat close by
  • Only rooms have air-conditioning (e.g., walkways don’t have air-conditioning)
  • No electric kettle in the rooms
  • There is a lift but it is small
  • Starting Price: RM113+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: No. 67, Taiping Centre Point Susur, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +605-806 6333

8. Louis Hotel

Despite the low price point of staying at Louis Hotel, as there’s more class to it than expected!

They have well-sized, clean rooms and basic breakfast. We like their well-planned room layouts too. So, Louis Hotel is a great place to stay.

Louis Hotel
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The shower water heater is powerful with a steady temperature. And some rooms have a panoramic view of the sunset from the balcony.

Cheap hawker food is a quick walk away too. With delicacies such as char kuey tow, chee cheng fun (steamed rice rolls).

In fact, Jalan Pasar is home to some good Taiping food!

At the pinnacle of it is the hotel’s rooftop open deck. This is large enough to accommodate various functions, with a splendid view to boot.

Louis Hotel Bedrooms
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What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room coffee and tea
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • CCTV outside property
  • On-site convenience store
  • Comfortable clean rooms
  • Value for money
  • City location
  • Good service

Good to know:

  • Driving distance to local attractions – Taiping Mall, Taiping Railway Station, First Galleria and Aun Tong Coffee Mill
  • Near to the local market (might be able to smell the market in the morning)
  • Close to a Maybank ATM
  • Street parking only
  • Small bathrooms with signs of mould
  • No water dispenser for guests to use
  • VIP rooms have bathtubs
  • Not all rooms have windows
  • Starting Price: RM110+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 129-131, Jalan Pasar, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +605-808 2333

Best Luxury Hotels In Taiping

9. Novotel Taiping Perak

Managed by the Accor:

You’re up for the finest hospitality and upscale facilities at Novotel Taiping Perak.

Novotel Taiping Perak
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Novotel Taiping has a strategic location in Taiping town. It is beside Taiping Mall, with the Larut Matang Hawker Centre close by.

The hotel does face Taiping Lake Gardens too. Book the Premier Twin Room which opens up to a partial lake view that’s rewarding.

Moreover, the swimming pool is a popular watering hole. You will see many kids and adults during the school holidays.

Novotel Taiping Perak Bedrooms
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What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Excellent soundproofing
  • Superb sunset view (doesn’t apply to all rooms)
  • With a swimming pool
  • Very comfortable spacious rooms
  • Convenient location
  • Satisfactory variety for the breakfast spread
  • Helpful staff

Good to know:

  • Within walking distance to shopping malls, lake gardens, food court, and eateries
  • In-room coffee machines
  • Sufficient parking at level 6
  • Easy to get e-hailing service from here
  • Wi-Fi is slow
  • If you lose your room key, it costs RM30 to replace it
  • Starting Price: RM208+ Per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: No 1, Jalan Tupai, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +605-820 8288

10. Hermitage Boutique House

For stunning fittings and impeccable service, the Hermitage Boutique Hotel is great.

The interior is well-dressed with blackout curtains and contemporary panelling. Alongside ample natural light for all its rooms.

Hermitage Boutique Hotel
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Sun loungers and pool umbrellas line the outdoor pool. With the ambient lighting creating a spectacular atmosphere at night.

Throw in all the amenities on offer, and this hotel lives up to its billing. It is one the best luxury hotels in Taiping.

Hermitage Boutique House Bedrooms and Interior
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What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Swimming pool in great condition
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Game room
  • Quiet location
  • Suitable and comfortable from group stays
  • Amiable staff

Good to know:

  • Short drive to Taiping Lake Gardens and the Perak Museum
  • Next to Maxwell Hill
  • Noise restrictions after 11pm
  • Luggage storage and laundry service are available
  • Suitable for wheelchair-users (there is a lift too)
  • On-site massage, sauna, and spa
  • There is a safe-deposit box
  • Suitable venue for weddings, workshops, and events
  • No on-site restaurant but if you have a car, you can reach eateries easily
  • Starting Price: RM160+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 1196 & 1197, Lorong Merdeka 1, Taman Tupai Mas, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +6011-5109 9550

11. Hotel Grand Baron, Taiping

Hotel Grand Baron has plenty of lush greenery around. And magnificent view of the surrounding hills.

The Hotel Grand Baron Taiping
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This hotel at Taiping Lake Gardens is in fact located close to the entrance of Maxwell Hill. Thus, it’s the perfect getaway away from fast-paced city life!

It takes less than 10 minutes to get to major tourist spots in Taiping from Hotel Grand Baron.

Furthermore, the hotel has 80 rooms of various sizes.

But while the breakfast is nothing special, Hotel Grand Baron still makes for peaceful stay close to nature. Their top-class hospitality wins over guests!

Hotel Grand Baron Bedrooms
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What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Units come with a bathtub, desk, air-conditioning, toiletries
  • Large outdoor swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • On-site parking
  • Generally quiet environment
  • Nice breakfast
  • Spacious and comfortable rooms
  • Reasonable price point

Good to know:

  • Within walking distance to Bukit Larut / Maxwell Hill and the Taiping War Cemetery
  • Less than 10 minutes’ drive to Taiping Lake Garden, Taiping Zoo, Taiping Museum, and Perak Museum
  • Limited breakfast menu
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • There is laundry service luggage storage at this hotel
  • In-room mineral water not provided
  • Not that close to town
  • Dated room sand facilities
  • Starting Price: ~RM200 per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: No. 8, PT 7861, Jalan Bukit Larut, 34000 Taiping, Perak
  • Contact: +605-807 9222


Here’s hoping that our list of best hotels in Taiping will make your stay even more pleasant! Take your pick of budget, mid-range, or luxury hotels in Taiping!

You might prefer one that is walking distance from Taiping Lake Gardens. Like Novotel Taiping.

Prefer a homestay instead of a hotel? Taiping has some great homestays too.

Has the allure of Taiping rubbed on you yet? Then check out what Maxwell Hill has to offer here. Start planning your leave days for a chill weekend getaway!

See other attractions in Taiping.

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