Budget Hotels In Cameron Highlands

A getaway from the frantic city pace need not be expensive. And there are many budget hotels in Cameron Highlands that make such a trip more than affordable!

Want to know where to stay to get the most bang for buck? Read on for the 7 best budget hotels in Cameron Highlands.

Including family friendly options and accommodation that are close to local highlights!

7 Best Budget Hotels In Cameron Highlands

1. Parkland Express Hotel


If the cool air of Brinchang is what you desire, then Parkland Express is the perfect rendezvous.

This budget hotel is along a row of shophouses at the heart of Brinchang. So, Parkland Express close to the famous night market too.

Parkland Express Hotel
Parkland Express Hotel – image credits to booking.com

Rooms overlook the hills and Brinchang Square. Moreover, they are large, comfy, with impeccable housekeeping to keep it all in check.

As the hotel is also near food courts, restaurants, and shops, you’ll never go hungry. Or face difficulty buying groceries during your stay here.

But this convenient location is a double-edged sword. Traffic can be hectic during weekends and during public holidays.

Parkland Express Hotel Bedrooms
Parkland Express Hotel Bedrooms – image credits to booking.com

As for parking, it’s a tourist hotspot, so bring on your A-game to secure a parking lot!

What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Facilities include Coway filtered water, hairdryer, iron, TV, heated shower
  • Non-smoking
  • Laundromat service available
  • Close to food court and stalls
  • Mosque within walking distance

Good to know:

  • There is a 7-Eleven convenience store within walking distance
  • You can walk to Brinchang Town from here
  • With a car, the closest attractions are Raju Hill Strawberry Farm and the Time Tunnel Museum
  • Parking is tough during peak periods (i.e., no dedicated guest parking)
  • Heavy traffic near the hotel
  • RM50 deposit expected at check-in (returned when you check out)
  • Starting Price: RM82+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: Off night market, Jalan Bandar, Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang
  • Contact: 05-491 1366

2. Cameronian Inn


For under RM60 per night, the Cameronian Inn provides spacious clean rooms. The amenities surpass expectations.

Cameronian Inn
Cameronian Inn – image credits to booking.com

Since it is off the main street of Tanah Rata town, it’s a doable walk to restaurants, coffee houses, and other shops.

This endearing family-run inn with Tudor styling offers various accommodations. There are rooms to cater for solo travelers, couples, and extended families too.

Because there are single-story units, the Cameronian Inn is suitable for senior guests.

Cameronian Inn Bedrooms
Cameronian Inn Bedrooms – image credits to booking.com

The inn’s cafe serves Western breakfast (and homemade scones).  Along with a decent selection of local delights. You’ll like the outdoor garden which is a great place to take in fresh air!

What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free car park
  • Daily disinfection of all rooms
  • Comes with water heater, TV, wardrobe and selected rooms with attached bathroom
  • Luggage storage
  • Shared dining area, garden, and lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Shared ironing facilities located at the back of the main building
  • Kiblat-sign indicated
  • Warm hospitality
  • Delicious scones!

Good to know:

  • Not far from an Orang Asli Village
  • Close driving distance to Cactus Valley and Butterfly Farm
  • 25-minute drive to Sungai Palas Boh Tea Plantation
  • Thin walls
  • Dated furnishings
  • Limited parking space
  • Easy access to the main road, convenient stores, and eateries
  • Starting Price: RM58+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 16, Jalan Camelia, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang
  • Contact: 05-491 1327
  • Website: http://thecameronianinn.com/

3. Adam Hotel


At Adam Hotel, comfortable rooms come at a fraction of a cost. The trade-off is the very compact size of the rooms.

Adam Hotel
Adam Hotel – image credits to booking.com

It is close to Brinchang Town (you can walk to the town in 15 minutes). And if you have a car, it is easy to reach other tourist attractions. Like Sam Poh Temple, Cactus Valley or the Time Tunnel Museum.

Plus, Adam Hotel also offers a 5-star concierge service at unbeatable budget rates!

With a starting price of RM80 per night, the hotel’s rooms open up to a balcony area. This overlooks the verdant greenery of Brinchang.

Although its exterior looks rather bland, the amenities within are decent:

You’ll get clean beds, a TV with satellite channel access, a water heater, and free Wi-Fi too.

Agro Highlands and Chalet Bedrooms
Agro Highlands and Chalet Bedrooms – image credits to booking.com

What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free car park
  • Bottled water, complimentary coffee and tea, and a water heater
  • TV with satellite channel (Astro) services available
  • Balcony for some fresh air and great views
  • Quiet location

Good to know:

  • Inconsistent water heater temperature
  • Soundproofing can be better
  • Need improvement for standard of cleanliness
  • Limited car park
  • Small rooms with narrow toilets
  • 13-minute drive to Sungai Palas Boh Tea Plantation
  • Starting Price: RM80+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 70, Jalan Pecah Batu, Brinchang, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang
  • Contact: 05-485 1155

4. Agro Highlands And Chalet

Agro Highlands and Chalet is in a strawberry farm. Hence, guests have the novelty of plucking strawberries to savor.

Agro Highlands and Chalet
Agro Highlands and Chalet – image credits to booking.com

The no-frills Muslim-friendly hotel offers a unique farm-to-plate experience.

On-site is also a BBQ pit that allows guests to grill fresh produce from the garden.

Choose from a variety of tri-colored sweet potatoes. As well as native sweet corn at reasonable prices too.

By foot, it takes 5 minutes to reach Brinchang Town from Agro Highlands and Chalet.

Agro Highlands and Chalet Bedrooms
Agro Highlands and Chalet Bedrooms – image credits to booking.com

What you’ll like:

  • Muslim-friendly hotel – they also provide a prayer mat, and headscarf and rooms have Kiblat indication
  • Free Wi-Fi and attached bathroom
  • Comes with TV, toiletries, kettle, towel, etc
  • Family Room and Apartment units are fitted with an iron and ironing board, microwave, and a mini-fridge
  • Kiblat-sign indicated
  • BBQ pit
  • Opportunity to pick fresh strawberries from the farm
  • Motorbike rental is available at the front desk
  • Sells homemade jam and scones, and a strawberry-chocolate–dipping set

Good to know:

  • 16-minute walk to Big Red Strawberry Farm and a 14-minute walk to Cactus Valley
  • Driving time to the Mossy Forest is around 30 minutes
  • Soundproofing can be improved (very popular hotel with families)
  • Parking is inconvenient
  • Rooms show clear signs of aging
  • Motorbike rental is available at the front desk
  • There are homemade jam and scones, and a strawberry-chocolate–dipping set for sale
  • Starting Price: ~RM80+ per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: Lot PT1009, Jalan Pecah Batu, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang
  • Contact: +6013-718 5744
  • Website: https://www.agrohighlandschalet.com.my/

5. Wan Alyasa Hotel


Wan Alyasa Hotel is another Muslim friendly accommodation in Brinchang.

There are many restaurants and shops right outside. So, sightseeing and picking up groceries is a breeze.

Wan Alyasa Hotel
Wan Alyasa Hotel – image credits to booking.com

This budget hotel has a central location and is close to major tourist attractions. It takes less than 30 minutes to drive to popular Sungai Palas Boh Tea Plantation.

The refurbished interior is another reason for the booking a room here. It is a good balance of comfort and affordability.

Wan Alyasa Hotel Bedrooms
Wan Alyasa Hotel Bedrooms – image credits to booking.com

Still, rooms are basic and the cheaper rooms are very small. Cleanliness could be better too.

Another thing to note is that this hotel has a 24-hour front desk.

And the biggest downside to staying here is the lift which is on the first floor instead of the ground floor. Which is inconvenient for the elderly and wheelchair-bound guests.

What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coway water filter and flat-screen TV in the room
  • Free parking
  • Shared iron and ironing board facility along the corridor
  • Kiblat sign for Muslim prayers indicated
  • Daily housekeeping
  • CCTV at common areas
  • Convenient location
  • Acceptably clean rooms
  • Staff is polite
  • Walking distance to Centrum and Billion Shopping Centre

Good to know:

  • Possible to walk to the Cactus Valley
  • Short drive to the Time Tunnel Museum
  • Starting Price: ~RM108 per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: Jalan Brinchang Square, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang
  • Contact: +605-491 4578

6. Mentigi Guesthouse


On top of a steep hill, the Mentigi Guesthouse’s charm lies in being away from the hustle and bustle.

It is roughly 5-minutes’ walk to Tanah Rata, so this hotel makes a great base to explore the township and beyond.

Mentigi Guesthouse
Mentigi Guesthouse – image credits to booking.com

There’s also a mini convenience stall near the front desk. This is where you can buy bottled water and snacks without venturing into town.

You’ll find clean, adequately sized rooms with a huge terrace garden attached.

Mentigi Guesthouse Bedrooms
Mentigi Guesthouse Bedrooms – image credits to booking.com

But you will be able to hear rowdy guests. Thus, make sure you bring earplugs!

What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Includes common living room with TV, dining area, and shared cooking facilities in the kitchen
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • On-site car park and garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee and tea in the room
  • Clean rooms
  • Rooms are relatively big compared to other budget hotels
  • Scenic hilltop location

Good to know:

  • Quick drive to Butterfly Park and Sungai Palas Boh Tea Plantation
  • If you have a car, it is not far from Cactus Valley and Ee Feng Gu Honey Bee Farm too
  • Soundproofing needs improvement
  • Parking space is limited, but the staff will help to park your car if needed
  • Luggage storage facility available at the 24-hour front desk
  • Smoke-free property with designated smoking area
  • Rooms don’t have fans or mosquito netting for the windows
  • Breakfast not available
  • Starting Price: RM110+ per night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 2000, Jalan Mentigi Utama, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang
  • Contact: +6013-990 5598

7. Kea Garden Mini Chalet


The Mini Chalet’s of Kea Garden stands out from the pack. Because of its romantic landscaping. There are roses, shaded gazebos, and distinct wood panelling for the chalets.

Kea Garden Mini Chalet Exterior
Kea Garden Mini Chalet Exterior – image credits to booking.com

The term chalet is used loosely here. These are more like cabins with no attached bathrooms. Most of the walking space in the cabin is taken up by the double bed.

Notes: You will be sharing bathrooms with other guests.

Besides this, they have acceptable hygiene standards and good service. Additionally, there is easy access to eateries.

Kea Garden Mini Chalet Bedroom and Showers
Kea Garden Mini Chalet Bedroom and Showers – image credits to booking.com

But word of caution – this is the busiest area in Cameron Highlands. And hence, the traffic in this area is usually heavy. Especially over the weekend and holiday seasons.

Furthermore, this hotel is very popular with families so expect to see kids all over the place.

What you’ll like:

  • Spectacular garden view of strawberries and flowers
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • TV with satellite channels, hairdryer, fan, bottled water, coffee/tea, towel, ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking property with designated smoking area
  • Convenient access to Kea Farm Market, Rose Centre, CH Flora Park, Sheep Sanctuary and Raju’s Hill Strawberry Farms

Good to know:

  • Bring along earplugs
  • Rooms denoted “Nature View” have the best views facing the garden
  • Steamboat is available within the hotel’s premise
  • It is not easy to find parking here
  • Mini Chalets are not comfortable for tall folks
  • Starting Price: ~RM98 Per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: Kea Garden Guesthouse, 39000 Brinchang, Cameron Highlands, Pahang
  • Contact: +605-496 1472


Rooms for under RM100 a night are the way to go if you’re traveling in a large group or have a limited budget to work with. And if you still can’t decide from this list of best budget hotels in Cameron Highlands:

You can check out our recommendation of the best hotels in Cameron Highlands here, for more budget to luxury staycations that won’t disappoint!

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