Budget Hotels In Ipoh

Looking for budget hotels in Ipoh? Being on a shoestring budget doesn’t mean you’ll have to give up a comfortable stay.

As a popular tourist destination for all walks of life, Ipoh offers a range of quality rooms and dorms for the budget-conscious traveler.

So, if you’re thinking of skimping on accommodation to splurge elsewhere, check out this list of the 9 best budget hotels in Ipoh that have great value for money!

The Top 9 Affordable Budget Hotels in Ipoh:

1. Cute Hotel Ipoh 


Located right in Bandar Meru Raya, Ipoh’s second major city center:

If you’re on the hunt for an affordable hotel close to the Aman Jaya bus terminal, this is the one!

Cute Hotel & Dorms Ipoh
Cute Hotel & Dorms Ipoh – Image Credits To booking.com

Whether you’re a solo backpacker or on a family trip, there are plenty of rooms and options to suit your needs, all at an affordable price.

Among the amenities, you’ll find include free Wi-Fi, an in-house café, TV Lounge, alongside free hot beverages and snacks (From 3 pm to 10 pm) daily.

It’s a comfortable stay at a budget price, and you’re getting quite the deal if you manage to find a room here!

Room Types At Cute Hotel & Dorms Ipoh
Room Types At Cute Hotel & Dorms Ipoh – Image Credits To booking.com

What you’ll like:

  • Friendly staff
  • Clean, spacious, and comfy rooms
  • Common area
  • Different room configurations are available
  • Pantry at the reception with unlimited coffee and tea

Good to know:

  • A short drive (10-11 minutes) to either Perak Cave Temple or Gunung Lang Recreational Park
  • Quite far (20 minutes’ drive) from Ipoh Old Town
  • Security is doubtful. Bring a lock to secure your stuff especially in the dormitory rooms.
  • Mydin hypermarket is walking distance away
  • Parking is not free (RM0.60 per hour from Mondays to Saturdays)
  • Many restaurants close by
  • Elevator present
  • Price starting from RM78 for 2 people a night
  • Address: Lot 66, Taman Meru, Jln Meru Bestari B8, 30020 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-525 3456
  • Website: http://www.cutestay.com.my/

2. S Boutique Hotel

You’ll need transport to get to Concubine Lane if you stay at S Boutique Hotel. It takes approximately 11 minutes to drive to Ipoh Old Town from this budget hotel in Canning Garden.

Different Room Configurations Available At S Boutique Hotel In Canning Garden, Ipoh
Different Room Configurations Available At S Boutique Hotel In Canning Garden, Ipoh – Photo belongs to the hotel

But staying at Canning Garden has its perks. This is an established residential neighborhood in Ipoh with many eateries and cafes:

  • Fine dining: Having’s
  • Cafés: Six Half Coffee, Purple Moon Lover
  • Restaurants: Restoran New Holly Wood, Canning Dim Sum

Moreover, this area has no shortage of parking lots for guests. The hotel has family suites as well.

What you’ll like:

  • Clean rooms with well-planned layouts, comfy beds, TV, and spacious bathrooms
  • Free parking for guests
  • Affordable
  • Easy to get e-hailing service from here
  • Good service

Good to know:

  • There is a lift
  • Smoking is not allowed
  • Can be loud at night (poor soundproofing)
  • Hairdryers are provided
  • Price: Starting From ~RM110 Per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: No 4B, Pusat Perdagangan Canning 3, Pusat Perdagangan Canning, Taman Canning, 31400 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +6018-2299932

3. Cheqinn Hotel

If you fancy having dim sum for breakfast, you’ll be happy to know that Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum is just 1 minutes’ walk from Hotel Cheqinn. It shares the same row with Foh San as well.

Exterior And Rooms At Cheqinn Hotel In Ipoh
Exterior And Rooms At Cheqinn Hotel In Ipoh – Photo belongs to the hotel

It’s possible to walk to Ipoh Parade mall from here too (5 minutes).

For those that don’t need much but the basics and a reliable Wi-Fi connection, staying here will do if you don’t want to spend much on accommodation.

What you’ll like:

  • Great service with 24/7 reception
  • Close to eateries
  • Clean rooms

Good to know:

  • 6 minutes’ drive to Concubine Lane
  • Rooms don’t have a mini fridge, or great soundproofing
  • Limited parking
  • Price: Starting From ~RM108 Per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 85, Jalan Leong Sin Nam, Kampung Jawa, 30300 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-2435512

4. K Garden Hotel Ipoh


The promise here is excellent service and exceptionally clean rooms in a great location – and K Garden Hotel Ipoh lives up to its billing!

The K Garden Hotel
The K Garden Hotel – image credits to booking.com

Just 4.1km from the city center, this luxurious, budget hotel is often fully booked at lightning speed, given the low rates of around RM66 per night!

For the price you pay, you’ll get a decent buffet spread too that includes nasi lemak, chicken porridge, fried egg, and sausages, bread with assorted spreads, and delectable butter cakes!

All-in-all, if you’re the type who tends to lounge a little longer in the morning, K Garden is the perfect overnight stay.

K Garden Hotel Rooms
K Garden Hotel Rooms – image credits to booking.com

What you’ll like:

  • Consist of 45 spacious rooms with ample lighting
  • Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas
  • Excellent housekeeping
  • 24-hour check-in
  • Comes with hot tub, air conditioning, toiletries, towel, TV, private bathroom & complimentary bottled water, ironing board, and iron
  • Ample parking space at the front and back of the hotel
  • Elevator is available
  • Many eateries and Chinese hawker food nearby

 Good to know:

  • 7-minute drive to Lost World of Tambun and a 3-minute drive to Kinta Shopping Centre
  • Suitable for guests with a car as tourist attractions are not within walking distance
  • The walls are not 100% soundproof
  • Price: Starting From ~RM100 per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 34, Medan Bercham Selatan 1 BERCHAM, 31400 Ipoh
  • Contact: +605-545 1111

5. Beds In Garden Hostel


If you are keen on a unique dormitory experience with your buddies, head over to Beds In Garden Hotel.

Its eye-catching eclectic facade creates a stark contrast against its soothing interior decorated with earthen color-pop vibes.

Beds In Garden Hostel Exterior and Amenities
Beds In Garden Hostel Exterior and Amenities – image credits to booking.com

This budget boutique hotel flaunts ample shared spaces for guests to mingle and relax:

There’s a lounge area with TV, reading material, and work desktops. To get a glimpse of greenery, bask at the terrace garden or simply unwind at the bar.

Landscaping includes an indoor terrace and garden. And there’s a host of amenities ready to be discovered outside the hotel. Food and groceries are just around the corner at the convenience store nearby too. 

Choose from an array of 4 to 6-bedded female dormitory rooms, mixed dorms, single-bedded dorms, and even duplex studios. For maximum privacy, each dorm is built as a private cabin with curtains.

Beds in Garden Hostel Rooms
Beds in Garden Hostel Rooms – image credits to booking.com

So, do be prepared to book in advance, as smaller rooms are snapped up fast due to high review scores!

What you’ll like:

  • Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Air-conditioned rooms with clothes rack
  • Rooms are sanitized during stays with an option to opt-out

Good to know:

  • New and impeccably clean dormitory hotel
  • Adjacent facilities include a coin laundry mart, a 7/11 convenience store next door, and a gym upstairs.
  • Bars, clubs, restaurants, and malls are within walking distance.
  • Request for an extra blanket if the air conditioning gets too cold for your liking at night
  • Bring along good earplugs as the bass sound from the disco can get loud at night
  • Price: Starting From ~RM140 Per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: AA, Lot3435N, Jubilee Park, 30450, Jalan Jubilee, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-255 5822
  • Website: https://www.bedsingardenhostel.com/

6. De Parkview Hotel


Awarded as the Best Budget Hotel in Ipoh in 2016, DeParkview Hotel is an established name among budget travelers.

DePark View Hotel Ipoh - image credits to deparkviewhotel.com
DePark View Hotel Ipoh – image credits to deparkviewhotel.com

Helmed by courteous and helpful staff, this budget hotel ranks high for cleanliness, spaciousness, and comfort too.

Room types vary from Executive Suites to Family Suites.

And for as low as RM70 per night, you’ll get a host of perks rarely offered in many other budget hotels. This includes amenities like a fridge, electric kettle, iron and ironing board, and a hairdryer.

DePark View Hotel Rooms
DePark View Hotel Rooms – image credits to booking.com

What you’ll like:

  • Speedy and free Wi-Fi in all rooms and public areas
  • Parking access
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Golf course (within 3 km) and subject to an additional charge
  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Drinks vending machine available
  • Lift access
  • Disabled friendly
  • Non-smoking rooms

Good to know:

  • Situated 10km from AEON Mall Ipoh Station 18, 13 km from Lost World of Tambun, 3km from Sultan Azlan Shah Airport, 2.4km from Sam Poh Tong Temple
  • Kiblat direction for Muslims is indicated
  • Disposable indoor slippers and instant coffee is provided
  • Good soundproofing even for rooms facing the main road
  • Price: Starting From ~RM120 Per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: No.3 & 5, Jalan Lapangan Siber 10, Bandar Cyber, 31350 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-311 0857
  • Website: http://deparkviewhotel.com/

7. Art Cottage Hotel


Art Cottage Hotel is 9 to 10 minutes’ walk away from Aeon Kinta City and a large night market (Ipoh Night Market).

Art Cottage Hotel at Ipoh
Art Cottage Hotel at Ipoh – Photo belongs to the hotel

With a car, you’ll have easy access to many restaurants, cafes and pubs around the mall (De Gardens, Festival Walk and Bandar Baru Medan).

Rooms while small, are pleasant and have what you need for a short stay. Just don’t count on their Wi-Fi.

What you’ll like:

  • Clean and comfortable rooms with good layouts
  • Strategic location for food hunting
  • Close to a mall and the highway
  • Sufficient parking around
  • Reception is helpful

Good to know:

  • About 20 minutes’ drive to Ipoh Old Town
  • 15 minutes’ drive to Lost World Of Tambun
  • Not all of the rooms are non-smoking
  • No lift
  • Thin walls
  • Poor internet connection
  • Some rooms have no windows
  • Price: Starting From ~RM120 Per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 15 & 17, Jalan Medan Ipoh 1B/1, Medan Ipoh Bestari, 31400 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-5499888

8. Legacy Hotel


Don’t let its humble claim as a budget hotel deceive you, as its swanky clean linen and spacious interior set it apart from the pack.

Legacy Hotel Exterior
Legacy Hotel Exterior – image credits to agoda.com

Occupying a 3-story shop lot at the corner Pusat Perdagangan Caning 2, Legacy Hotel Is a choice selection for business trips, individuals, and family guests.

Boasting an ample car park, a speedy check-in process, and friendly front desk staff, Legacy Hotel is almost faultless.

Foodies on a gastronomic hunt will delight in its location with Canning Dim Sum and Hollywood Restaurant located a short drive away.

Legacy Hotel Reception and Bedrooms
Legacy Hotel Reception and Bedrooms – image credits to booking.com

Its central location (~2km away from the city center) makes Legacy Hotel an ideal base to discover Ipoh city and more.

What you’ll like:

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Coffee machine and small refrigerator
  • Air conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Safe-deposit box
  • Disabled friendly

Good to know:

  • Located 2.4 km from AEON Mall Kinta City, 5 km from Ipoh Parade. 6 km from Lost World of Tambun
  • Suitable for guests with a car
  • Request for an extra pillow if the two provided are insufficient
  • Price: Starting From ~RM110 Per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: Pusat Perdagangan, 15 & 17, Pusat Perdagangan Canning 2, Lorong Canning, 31400 Ipoh
  • Contact: +605-543 0396

9. Tulip Hotel

For a budget hotel close to Sunway Lost World Of Tambun, check out Tulip Hotel. This hotel is walking distance to TF Value-Mart (supermarket).

Queen Room And Family Room At Tulip Hotel
Queen Room And Family Room At Tulip Hotel – Photo belongs to the hotel

Eateries are limited here but there is a KFC around the corner. And there is Marrybrown and Pizza Hut inside the supermarket.

Room sizes are modest with decent cleanliness. And some of the rooms can fit families as well.

Ground Floor Apartment At Tulip Hotel
Ground Floor Apartment At Tulip Hotel – Photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly staff
  • Cheap
  • There is a water dispenser

Good to know:

  • 13 minutes’ walk to Lost World Theme Park
  • Dimly lit bathrooms
  • Breakfast is not provided
  • Price: Starting From ~RM80 Per Night (2 Pax)
  • Address: 21, Persiaran SCI 2/2 Sunway City Ipoh Tambun, 31150 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +6010-3886381


For the young and adventurous that enjoy hostel-style living, Beds In Garden Hostel, scores top points.

As for family travelers or those looking for a hotel experience but, on a wallet-friendly budget, Cute Hotel Ipoh, K Garden Hotel Ipoh, DeParkview Hotel, and Legacy Hotel are our top picks.

For more accommodation options in Ipoh, you might want to see these best hotels in Ipoh too. And if your group is large, homestays in Ipoh can be an affordable solution.

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