Best Hotels In Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands hotels are mostly situated in Tanah Rata but there are a few in Brinchang and Kampung Raja too!

You’ll find all sorts of hotels here like backpacker hostels, capsule hotels, resorts in the jungle, British/ European style resorts, etc.

Some have been around for years too but still make it to this list of 17 Best Hotels in Cameron Highlands!

We’ve even sorted them by the price range! Table of contents:

Budget & Best Hotels In Cameron Highlands (<RM100 per night)

It’s easy to find a good budget-friendly place to stay in Tanah Rata which is one of the bigger towns in Cameron Highlands!

1. CH Merlin Inn

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Basic rooms and shared showers in a clean and simple environment. Exactly what you need if you’re on a tight travel budget!

CH Merlin Inn
CH Merlin Inn – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Owner is very helpful
  • Clean
  • Jungle bar next door
  • Powerful hot showers
  • WiFi
  • Comfortable beds
  • Pool table

Nearby attractions:

  • Hiking Trails No. 3, 5 & 7
  • Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Good to know:

  • Can be noisy especially at the common room
  • They have bicycles
  • Not that easy to find
  • Very basic breakfast of bread and jam

Address: 9, Lorong Perdah, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +6016-924 8356

Price range: RM36 (Single bed, dormitory style) and up to RM100 (Family Room)

2. Father’s Guesthouse

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Father’s Guesthouse is another hostel with bunk-bed style accommodation and surrounded by nature.

Father's Guesthouse At Cameron Highlands
Father’s Guesthouse – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Very friendly staff
  • Clean and comfortable rooms
  • New facilities (At least for the newer house)
  • Free water, coffee and tea
  • Quiet at night
Double bed with shared bathroom at Father's Guest House
Double bed with shared bathroom at Father’s Guest House – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

Good to know:

  • Choice of rooms either ensuite or shared bathrooms.
Mixed dormitory at Father's Guesthouse
Mixed dormitory at Father’s Guesthouse – photo belongs to hotel

Address: 2000, Jalan Mentigi Utama, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +6016-566 1111

Price range: ~ RM45 to 75

3. Hotel Flora Plus

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Centrally located in Brinchang, Hotel Flora Plus has a Seven Eleven store downstairs. And eateries around.

Rooms are small but neat and functional.

Room At Hotel Flora Plus Cameron Highlands
Room At Hotel Flora Plus Cameron Highlands – photo credits to booking.com

What you’ll like:

  • Helpful staff
  • New and clean rooms
  • Parking for guests
  • Lift to upper floors
  • Electric kettle and tea provided

Nearby attractions:

  • Cactus Valley
  • Time Tunnel
  • Sam Poh Temple
  • Big Red Strawberry Farm

Good to know:

  • WiFi and TV connection is not very strong
  • Parking is not secure
  • No toiletries are provided
  • Some rooms have windows facing the corridor

Address:Block B3, 29-30 Brinchang Square, Jalan Besar Brinchang, Brinchang, 39100 Cameron Highland, Pahang

Contact: +605 491 1297

Price range: From RM98 (2 Pax)

4. Sleepbox Hotel

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A capsule-style hotel in Tanah Rata that’s an affordable and pleasant option for couples, friends or solo travelers.

Common space at Sleepbox Hotel
Common space at Sleepbox Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Very affordable
  • Helpful staff
  • Comfortable beds
  • Neat & clean
  • Laundry facilities
  • A prayer room is available.
  • Towels for rent at RM3
  • You can buy a toiletry set if you didn’t bring any
  • Restaurants right by the hotel
  • Good quality tea and coffee all day
  • Cosy common spaces
Capsule style beds at the Sleepbox Hotel
Capsule style beds at the Sleepbox Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

  • Hiking Trail No. 3, 5 and 7
  • Parit Falls

Good to know:

  • Shared bathrooms which are busy in the morning and evenings

Address: 5-2, Marigold Square, Jalan Besar, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +6010-666 3362

Price range: ~ RM60 to 75

5. Traveller Bunker

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Whether you’re traveling solo or with friends, Traveller Bunker is a clean and modern capsule hotel that makes for an adequate stay in Tanah Rata.

Traveller Bunker Hostel
Traveller Bunker Hostel – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Friendly staff
  • Neat and clean premises
  • Well-equipped kitchen
  • Plenty of communal areas for socializing
  • Great location
Common space at Traveller Bunker
Common space at Traveller Bunker – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

  • Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  • Agro-Technology Park Mardi Cameron Highlands

Good to know:

  • Bring ear plugs. It can be noisy at night.
Dormitory Rooms At Traveller Bunker Hostel
Dormitory Rooms At Traveller Bunker Hostel – photo belongs to the hotel

Address: No. 82, Jalan Persiaran Camelia 4, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +6016-565 7464

Price range: ~ RM75 to 200 (Dormitory room starts from RM30 per night per person)

Mid-range & Best Hotels In Cameron Highlands (RM100 – RM250 Per Night)

For a compromise between comfort and your wallet, you can opt for any of these hotels that are fairly inexpensive!

6. Gerard’s Place

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An affordable option for couples as they have 8 tidy and comfortable rooms in apartments that can fit two people each, as well as a room for three people.

View from Gerards Place
View from Gerards Place – photo credits to bensouthall (Instagram)

What you’ll like:

  • The hosting family are very nice people
  • Super clean
  • Simple breakfast
  • Quiet place
  • Well-equipped kitchen and living room
  • A few minutes’ walk from the town centre
Interior of Gerard's Place
Interior of Gerard’s Place – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

  • Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  • Tan’s Camellia Garden

Good to know:

  • Beds are a little hard
  • The 2nd block is quieter
  • Try ask for room with garden view
Gerards Place at Cameron Highlands
Gerards Place – photo belongs to the hotel

Address: Greenhill Resort, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Contact: +6012-588 5454

Price range: ~ RM100 to 130

7. Kea Garden Guest House

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Groups of friends and families will truly appreciate the apartment style accommodation available here!

There is a beautiful garden to admire too!

Kea Garden Guesthouse Cameron Highlands
Kea Garden Guesthouse Cameron Highlands – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Comfortable apartments with basic amenities
  • Great location
  • There is a cafe that is open until 11pm
  • They have a strawberry garden
Kea Garden Guesthouse Cameron Highlands
Kea Garden Guesthouse Cameron Highlands – photo credits to blackhijab (Instagram)

Nearby attractions:

Good to know:

  • If you’re tall (more than 180cm), you might find the accommodation a bit cramped.
  • Quite noisy at night because of kids running around. Try to get room at higher floor.
  • Chalets are also available
Room at Kea Garden Guesthouse
Room at Kea Garden Guesthouse – photo belongs to the hotel

Address: Brinchang, 39000 Brinchang, Pahang

Contact: +605-496 1472

Price range: ~ RM100 to 200

8. The Bala’s Holiday Chalet / Planters Country Hotel

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Fancy a country-esque retreat in an old English cottage that is 5 minutes’ drive from Tanah Rata!

Planters Country Hotel At Cameron Highlands
Planters Country Hotel At Cameron Highlands – photo credits to booking.com

The Bala’s Holiday Chalet has its own restaurant too, British India Restaurant.

What you’ll like:

  • Tasteful décor
  • Quiet and comfortable
  • Spacious rooms
  • There is a garden that guests can access
  • Good service
  • Food is simple but good. Though at extra charge.
Rooms At Planters Country Hotel Cameron Highlands
Rooms At Planters Country Hotel Cameron Highlands – photo credits to booking.com

Nearby attractions:

  • Parit Fall

Good to know:

  • Limited guest parking. May have to park near the market (extra cost)
  • Duplex suites are dimly lit
  • Limited hot water

Address: Lot 55, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +605 491 1660

Price range: From RM199 – 414 (2 Pax)

9. Rain Forest Inn

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Small-scale resort in the middle of a jungle? If you don’t mind insects too much, you will enjoy yourself thoroughly here!

This will be an experience you won’t forget any time soon!

Rain Forest Inn
Rain Forest Inn – photo credits to camill1309 (Instagram)

What you’ll like:

  • Rustic woven huts
  • Fantastic service
  • Clean beds
  • Tasty local food
  • Well-maintained premises
Two-bedroom Chalet at Rain Forest Inn
Two-bedroom Chalet at Rain Forest Inn – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

  • Waterfall with a pool to soak in
  • Hike up a virgin jungle

Good to know:

  • You can opt for rooms with attached bathrooms
  • The local dinner is worth reserving!
Superior Chalet at Rain Forest Inn
Superior Chalet at Rain Forest Inn – photo belongs to the hotel

Address: Pos Menson, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +6012-656 1788

Price range: ~ RM200 to 300

10. Copthorne Hotel Cameron Highlands

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Even after so many years, Copthorne Hotel remains a favorite among visitors to Cameron Highlands due to its hilltop location which garners astounding views from the rooms!

Copthorne Hotel Cameron Highlands
Copthorne Hotel Cameron Highlands – photo credits to booking.com

What You’ll Like:

  • 360 views of the surrounding area
  • Spacious rooms
  • Delicious breakfast spread
  • Friendly service
  • On-site spa
18° Celsius Café At Copthorne Hotel Cameron Highlands
18° Celsius Café At Copthorne Hotel Cameron Highlands – photo credits to booking.com

Nearby attractions:

  • Kea Farm Market (walking distance)
  • Raju’s Hill Strawberry Farm

Good To Know:

  • Hotel is dated
  • No in-room safe or toiletries provided
  • Very cold in the evening
  • Have to pre-arrange transportation/taxi to Brinchang & Tanah Rata

Address: Kea Farm, Brinchang, 39100 Brinchang, Pahang

Contact: +605-496 1777

Price Range: ~RM200/night for 2 pax

Luxury & Best Hotels In Cameron Highlands (>RM250 Per Night)

Instead of flying all the way across the world, you can get an European feel staying at any of the more exclusive lodgings listed below!

11. Century Pines Resort

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Century Pines Resort is a classic 4-star hotel that is walking distance from the Tanah Rata Bus Station and a Cameron Bharat Plantation!

Century Pines Resort Cameron Highlands
Century Pines Resort Cameron Highlands – photo credits to booking.com

Room rates for 2 pax can start from RM250/night!

What You’ll Like:

  • Clean and comfortable rooms
  • Local breakfast spread
  • Underground parking for guests
  • Peaceful location despite being close to town
  • Friendly staff
Deluxe Double Room At Century Pines Resort
Deluxe Double Room At Century Pines Resort – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

Good To Know:

  • Hotel is a bit outdated but functional – gym, bathroom fittings, etc
  • You can rent bicycles to visit the park nearby
  • Ask for the garden view room
  • Specify non-smoking room if you require one
  • Close to a mosque and halal eateries

Address: Jalan Masjid, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +605-491 5115

Price Range: ~RM250-300/ night for 2 pax

12. Strawberry Park Resort

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Lovely, clean hotel consisting of suites and apartments with elegant rooms (Tudor-inspired) that have balconies overlooking the luscious greenery outside.

Strawberry Park Resort at Cameron Highlands
Strawberry Park Resort at Cameron Highlands – photo belongs to the hotel

This hotel still has a brilliant rating despite considering that it has been around for decades!

What you’ll like:

  • Spacious rooms with comfortable beds
  • Easy parking
  • Good food
  • Friendly staff
  • Quiet location
  • Rooms tend to have great views of the surroundings
  • WiFi, TV and tea and coffee-making facilities
  • The apartments have a whirlpool tub, a fireplace and a rainfall shower!
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and sauna
  • Kid’s playground
  • Tennis court
Swimming Pool & Restaurant at Strawberry Park Resort
Swimming Pool & Restaurant at Strawberry Park Resort – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

  • Big Red Strawberry Farm
  • Cactus Valley
  • Hiking Trail No.1
  • Brinchang Weekend Night Market

Good to know:

  • No elevator for the apartments
  • Mind the balcony if you have children
Tioga Deluxe Suite at Strawberry Park Resort
Tioga Deluxe Suite at Strawberry Park Resort – photo belongs to the hotel

Address: Lot 195 & 196, 39000 Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Pahang

Contact: +605-491 1166

Price range: ~RM 300 to 700

13. Hotel De’ La Ferns Cameron Highlands

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Suitable for families, Hotel De’ La Ferns Cameron Highlands seems more like a 5 star than its actual 3 star rating.

Hotel De' La Ferns - Best Hotels In Cameron Highlands
Hotel De’ La Ferns at Cameron Highlands – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Big and tidy rooms with gorgeous wood furnishings
  • Connecting rooms are available
  • Good buffet-style breakfast
  • Well-maintained
  • Helpful staff
  • Ample parking
Rooms at Hotel De' La Ferns
Rooms at Hotel De’ La Ferns – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

  • YZ Strawberry Farm
  • Hiking Trail No. 1, 3, 5 and 7
  • Healthy Strawberry Farm
  • Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  • Tan’s Camellia Garden

Good to know:

  • You will need a car to get around
  • Rooms don’t have fans

Address: Batu 39, Jalan Besar, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +605-491 4888

Price range: ~ RM300 to 700

14. Casa Loma

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Chalet-style accommodations with modern furnishings await you at Casa Loma. Wander through their gardens if you have time!

Casa Loma Hotel at Cameron Highlands
Casa Loma – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Peaceful location
  • Spacious and clean rooms with balconies
  • Scenic premises
Bedroom at Casa Loma
Bedroom at Casa Loma – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

  • Less than 10 minutes’ walk to town
  • Hiking Trail No.3, 5 and 7
  • Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  • Tan’s Camellia Garden

Good to know:

  • Limited parking space
  • No provided toiletries or hair dryer
  • Rooms on the ground floor can hear guests above

Address: Bungalow Green Hill Resort, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +6019-627 2199

Price range: ~ RM250 to 350

15. The Smokehouse Hotel & Restaurant

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The main appeal here is the ambiance – stay in a classic colonial building surrounded by well-kept gardens.

Not a bad spot to have high tea with scones and jams!

The gardens of the Smokehouse, Cameron Highlands
The gardens of the Smokehouse, Cameron Highlands

What you’ll like:

  • Helpful and polite staff
  • Beautiful furnishings
  • Romantic atmosphere
The Smokehouse Hotel & Restaurant Cameron Highlands
The Smokehouse Hotel & Restaurant Cameron Highlands – photo credits to alyn_silentr (Instagram)

Nearby attractions:

  • YZ Strawberry Farm
  • Healthy Strawberry Farm
  • Cactus Valley
  • Sam Poh Temple
  • Hiking Trails No.1, 3, 5 and 7
Rooms At The Smokehouse Hotel
Rooms At The Smokehouse Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

Good to know:

  • Mattress is a bit soft
  • Try to request for room not facing the main road for a quiet night

Address: By the Golf Course, Tanah Rata, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang

Contact: +605-491 1215

Price range: ~ RM400 to 800

16. The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands

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The Lakehouse - Best Hotels In Cameron Highlands
The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands – photo belongs to the hotel

This European-inspired hotel built by a British decades ago will have you feeling like you’re not in Malaysia anymore!

There are 18 rooms including 4 suites and the gardens overlook the lake surrounded by lush green mountains.

The Lakehouse, Cameron Highlands
The Lakehouse, Cameron Highlands – photo credits to ieviamae (Instagram)

What you’ll like:

  • Scenery
  • Far from noise and congestion
  • Impeccable cleanliness and attention to detail
  • Exceptional service
  • Gorgeous common areas (e.g. lounge, fireplace, lobby)
  • Beautiful rooms
Luxurious room at The Lake House Cameron Highlands
Luxurious room at The Lake House Cameron Highlands – photo belongs to the hotel

Nearby attractions:

  • Agro-Technology Park Mardi Cameron Highlands
  • Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
  • Hiking Trail No.1, 3, 5 and 7
  • Thompson Falls
  • Robinson Falls
  • Cameron Valley Tea House
Rooms At The Lake House Cameron Highlands
Rooms At The Lake House Cameron Highlands – photo belongs to the hotel

Good to know:

  • It’s a hilly area so elders might find it cumbersome to get around
  • Small grocery down the road
  • Limited but good breakfast
  • Family room available
High Tea At The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands
High Tea At The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands – photo belongs to the hotel

Address: 30th Mile, Jalan Ringlet, Sungai Koyan, Sungai Khazanah, 39000 Ringlet, Pahang

Contact: +605-495 6152

Price range: ~ RM700 to 1200

17. Cameron Highlands Resort

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Cameron Highlands Resort is the other luxury resort you can consider besides the Lake House Cameron Highlands:

Cameron Highlands Resort
Cameron Highlands Resort – photo credits to booking.com

With that price, comes exquisite surroundings (i.e. views of the golf course).

And spacious European style rooms, impeccable service as well as a delicious breakfast!

As a bonus, they have some of the best food in Cameron Highlands, right on-site!

Rooms And Scenery At Cameron Highlands Resort
Rooms And Scenery At Cameron Highlands Resort – photo credits to booking.com

What you’ll like:

  • Very comfortable
  • Onsite spa and restaurant
  • Walking distance to Brinchang night market
  • Common lounges with fireplaces

Nearby attractions:

  • Healthy Strawberry Farm
  • Kasimanis strawberry farm
  • Golden Hills Weekend Night Market

Good to know:

  • Close to the main road
  • Not wheel-chair friendly

Address: Cameron Highlands, Pahang, 39000 Tanah Rata

Contact: +605-491 1100

Price range: From RM650 – 850 (2 Pax)


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FAQ For Cameron Highlands Hotels

Q1: What is the usual price range for a hotel in Cameron Highlands?

A1: Budget hotel (~RM60/night), mid-range hotel (~RM200/night), luxury hotel (~RM600/night)

Q2: What is the best time to visit Cameron Highlands?

A2: For better hotel rates and less traffic in Cameron Highlands, avoid going during public holidays, school holidays and weekends.

Q3: Which reputable hotels in Cameron Highlands are closest to the Mossy Forest?

A3: Snooze Too (budget), Nova Highlands Hotel and Resort (mid-range), Smokehouse Hotel (luxury), Cameron Highlands Resort (luxury)

Q4: Which recommended hotels in Cameron Highlands are closest to the weekend Brinchang Night Market?

A4: Look for Airbnbs close to or at Golden Hills Apartments, Casa De La Rosa (mid-range) or Cameron Highlands Resort (luxury)

Q5: Which hotels in Cameron Highlands are close to Kea Farm?

A5: Kea Garden Guest House (mid-range), Nova Highlands Hotel and Resort (mid-range), Copthorne Hotel (mid-range)

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Conclusion

At first, you might be a little confused since there are so many Cameron Highlands hotels to choose from.

Hopefully, you know exactly what you want now! Which hotel are you going to stay at! Leave a comment below!

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