Best Hotels In Cameron Highlands

Cameron Highlands hotels are mostly situated in Tanah Rata but there are a few hotels 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. And for your convenience, we sort them by price range in this list of 17 Best Hotels in Cameron Highlands!

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Best Hotels In Cameron Highlands (<RM100 per night)

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

1. Hikers Sleep Port

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Other than the value for money you get for staying here, the owners who run Hikers Sleep Port are very amiable (so are the staff) and will make you feel at home and help you sort out which jungle trail to take.

Common Kitchen Area At Hikers Sleep Port, Cameron Highlands
Common Kitchen Area At Hikers Sleep Port, Cameron Highlands – Photo belongs to the hotel

You may have to sleep on the floor next to strangers but there is a dedicated room just for ladies. A simple but good local breakfast and towel are provided for each guest.

If you’re a social person, you’ll really enjoy your time here as it is easy to make friends in such an inviting hostel! You might just find yourself extending your stay before you know it!

Various Bedrooms At Hikers Sleep Port, Cameron Highlands
Various Bedrooms At Hikers Sleep Port, Cameron Highlands – Photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Close to the bus terminal
  • Cheap accommodation that is clean and comfortable
  • Helpful hosts and staff who speak English
  • Breakfast included
  • Comfortable common area with books, tea and coffee
  • Great place to meet other hikers
  • Walking distance to shops and eateries as well as a Catholic church
  • Safe for solo female travellers

Nearby attractions:

  • An orang asli village
  • Mount Jasar
  • Mount Berembun

Good to know:

  • Laundry services are available

Address: 34, Jalan Besar Tanah Rata, 39000 Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

Contact: +6012-4350540

Price range: From RM35 (1 Pax)

2. Father’s Guesthouse

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Father’s Guesthouse is another hostel with bunk-bed style accommodation and it is surrounded by nature. It’s possible to walk to Tanah Rata town from here.

Rooms are clean and there are plenty of common areas if you would like to chat with other guests or the friendly staff at the guesthouse!

Note: If you plan to check in at night, this place doesn’t have 24 hour reception.

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 with 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, staying at Hotel Flora Plus is convenient as it has a Seven Eleven store downstairs and eateries around.

Rooms are small but neat and functional enough for a family, couples, or friends. Their service is commendable too. And there’s ample parking in the basement!

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 travellers.

Prices are reasonable and you can walk to the town in 5 minutes or so. Despite the shared toilets, they are clean!

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
  • Small surau on site
  • Not easy to find parking

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.

The shared kitchen has a water dispenser and other useful items. But it’s also really easy to find food around here. And there’s a pharmacy nearby too!

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)

6. Bricks Backpackers Hostel

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Bricks Backpackers Hostel in Tanah Rata is clean with modern rooms but bathrooms are shared (6 rooms to share 1 bathroom on the same floor). Which could be a problem if you are always in a rush or like to take your time in the shower.

Common Lounge Area At Bricks Backpackers Hostel, Cameron Highlands
Common Lounge Area At Bricks Backpackers Hostel, Cameron Highlands – Photo belongs to the hotel

On the other hand, the common room has a billiards table. And the hosts and staff are both helpful.  

For the price, it is steeper than other backpacker options but Bricks Backpackers Hostel is one of the newest backpacker accommodations in Cameron Highlands.

And they have double rooms with ensuite bathrooms available too.

Different Bedroom Configurations At Bricks Backpackers Hostel, Cameron Highlands
Different Bedroom Configurations At Bricks Backpackers Hostel, Cameron Highlands – Photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Easy to find places to eat nearby
  • Comfortable beds
  • Clean and new hostel
  • Common room with entertainment (e.g. board games, billiards table, TV, etc)
  • Staff can help you with tours and hiking trails
  • There are lockers to keep your belongings safe

Nearby attractions:

  • Tan’s Camellia Garden (4-minute drive)

Good to know:

  • Free filtered drinking water
  • Kitchen is extremely basic (just a toaster, microwave and fridge)
  • Rooms are very small
  • Rooms are equipped with ceiling fans
  • Don’t bother asking for rooms with city views
  • Laundry facilities are available on site

Address: 65B-D, Persiaran Camelia 3, 39000 Tanah Rata, Pahang, Malaysia (same building as 7 Eleven)

Contact: +6019-5437081

Price range: ~ From RM75 (2 Pax)

Best Mid-range 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!

7. Gerard’s Place

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Gerard’s Place is 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.

Best of all, you can have very views of the lush surroundings from the balcony! There is lovely garden in the front too.

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 to 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

8. 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.

Because of its proximity to the Kea Garden market and other tourist attractions, this guest house is often full during public holidays!

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
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 so try to get room at a 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

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 off-grid experience you won’t forget any time soon! And an opportunity to try a traditional orang asli meal too (reservations required)!

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!
  • No WiFi
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! Some of which have been refurbished recently.

It is kind of pricey even without breakfast included though. But it’s close to the Kea Farm Market. And there’s an indoor pool!

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 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!

Rooms can be small (depending on which room you book) but are comfortable for a family if you can afford it! Try to get a room with garden access if you can!

Note: Check-in process can be slow

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

Room rates for 2 pax 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
  • Request a non-smoking room if you prefer 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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Strawberry Park Resort is a 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 even though it has been around for decades! And this resort happens to have a heated swimming pool too!

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.

The elegant hotel is often praised for the food and spacious rooms!

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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.

Some of the rooms feel a bit dated but the well-maintained landscaping makes up for it! 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 romantic rooms in this classic colonial building surrounded by well-kept gardens.

Even if you’re not a guest, this is not a bad spot to have high tea with tasty scones and jam! If you don’t mind paying more for the atmosphere.

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
  • Great tea and scones
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
  • Lunch mains (Last order at 2:30pm) can cost between RM60 to RM80+

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 a 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 rooms are 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

As this list goes to show, there are so many good options for the best hotels in Cameron Highlands hotels!

Hopefully, you know exactly what you want now! If not, popular hotels for families are Strawberry Park Resort, Century Pines Resort, and Copthorne.

If you found these hotels to be too expensive, or just want more privacy for your travel group:

Check out our list of the best homestays in Cameron Highlands!

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