Ipoh Bali Hotel Review

Ipoh Bali Hotel is a boutique hotel in Ipoh, Perak. Indulge in an genuine Balinese experience in a quiet residential area that is not too far from the heart of Ipoh!

The breathtaking interior design of the rooms and hotel will make you feel like you are truly on a relaxing holiday!

There are other luxurious hotels in Ipoh but this one is half the price! You do have to book very early during holiday season as they only have 14 rooms!

Table of contents:

  1. Ipoh Bali Hotel Location
  2. Brief History Of Ipoh Bali Hotel
  3. Rooms At Ipoh Bali Hotel
  4. Facilities At Ipoh Bali Hotel
  5. Promotions At Ipoh Bali Hotel
  6. Ipoh Bali Hotel Breakfast
  7. Food Near To Ipoh Bali Hotel
  8. Ipoh Bali Hotel Review
  9. Ipoh Private Tour Service

Ipoh Bali Hotel Location

Ipoh Bali Hotel is a converted bungalow in a quaint neighborhood made up of bungalows.

Some have been taken over by food establishments like Secret Garden. Others are used to run home businesses.

Ipoh Bali Hotel
Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

There are some Ipoh landmarks nearby – like the old Heritage hotel, the Perak Turf Club and Dataran Ipoh.

It is possible to walk to the nearest mall, Ipoh Parade and the ever-popular food haunt, Tong Sui Kai from Ipoh Bali hotel too.

Address: 12, Lorong Cheah Cheang Lim, 30350 Ipoh, Perak

Contact: +605-242 0222 / +605-241 0222 / +6010-566 0222

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.ipohbalihotel.com

Brief History Of Ipoh Bali Hotel

Ipoh Bali Hotel has been in operation since mid 2015. It is under the very same company behind De Botani Hotel in another part of Ipoh.

Every room of the converted bungalow is decorated to look like a room at a Balinese resort. Some of the items are all the way from Indonesia!

Reception At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Reception At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Reuse of materials is an integral part of the overall design too. They even repurposed a wooden bridge from Lumut jetty!

Rooms At Ipoh Bali Hotel

There are only 14 rooms in this luxury hotel in Ipoh. With 4 different room types. Connecting rooms are available too.

The rooms are either on the ground floor or first floor. The higher priced rooms have astonishing views of the outside!

Room Amenities:

  • Free WiFi (In rooms and public areas)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Safe deposit
  • Mini bar
  • Daily room cleaning service
  • Daily newspaper delivery
  • Bathtub or rain shower
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Complimentary breakfast (Asian or Western)
  • Ironing facilities
  • Coffee & tea maker
  • Flat screen LCD TV with Astro
Remark: Check-in at Ipoh Bali Hotel is from 3:00 PM while check-out is until 11:30 AM.

1. Standard Double

Standard Double rooms at Ipoh Bali Hotel come with many amenities and a king sized bed.

The only downside is you don’t get a nice garden or balcony view.

Price Range: RM 210-240 per room per night for 2 adults

Standard Double Room At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Standard Double Room At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

2. Superior Double

These are the same as the standard doubles except for either a lovely balcony or garden view. And you can choose if you want a bathtub or rain shower!

Superior double room at Ipoh Bali Hotel
Superior Double Room With Balcony View – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Price Range: RM 260-320 per room per night for 2 adults

Superior Double Room With Garden View - photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel
Superior Double Room With Garden View – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

3. Deluxe Studio Suite

The Deluxe Studio Suite is cozy for a small family with a King sized bed and one single bed right next to it. You can choose balcony or garden views.

Deluxe Studio Suite At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Deluxe Studio Suite At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Price Range: RM 320-390 per room per night for 2 adults and 1 child

Bathroom With Bathtub In Deluxe Studio Suite At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Bathroom With Bathtub In Deluxe Studio Suite At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

4. Family Studio Suite

Family Studio Suites are very elegant and cozy. There is a king sized bed, a queen sized bed and a single bed in a multi-tiered layout. There is only one bathroom to share.

Family Studio Suite At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Family Studio Suite At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Price Range: RM 470-520 per room per night for 4 pax

The Family Studio Suite at Ipoh Bali Hotel
The Family Studio Suite at Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Facilities At Ipoh Bali Hotel

1. For Occasion & Event

If you have any private celebrations coming up, you can consider Ipoh Bali Hotel as a venue.

They have numerous settings around the hotel that are perfect for private parties like birthdays. Their specialty is pre-wedding events.

Roof Top Breeze

Roof Top Breeze is the open-air dining area at the second floor of the hotel. Up to 30-50 people can enjoy a private event here.

Roof Top Breeze At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Roof Top Breeze At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Romantic Candlelight Dinner

For something a little more private, you can have dinner for two at their beautiful Balinese style garden.

Room Decoration Service

Rooms can be dressed up according to the occasion:

  • Birthday Surprise
  • Anniversary Blessed
  • Marry Me Proposal
  • Honeymoon/Bali Romantic Escape
Marry Me Proposal At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Marry Me Proposal At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Pre-wedding Photo shoots

You can even reserve a slot to take some pre-wedding photos as literally every corner of the hotel is stunning!

Pre-wedding Photo Shoot By Keep Gallery At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Pre-wedding Photo Shoot By Keep Gallery At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

2. Ipoh Bali Hotel Spa

It would not be a Bali resort without a Bali-style spa!

As a guest, you don’t have to leave the hotel to enjoy their spa massages and treatments!

Outsiders are welcome to book a session too.

Beautiful decor in the spa room
Beautiful decor in the spa room – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Type Of Spa Services Available:

  1. Body Treatments
  2. Scrub & Bath
  3. Salon Treatments
  4. Ipoh Bali Face Treatment
Ipoh Bali Hotel Spa Room
Ipoh Bali Hotel Spa Room – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Ipoh Bali Hotel Spa Price

These assorted treatments can be requested individually or as a package.

Price Range: RM 100 to RM 400

3. Other Facilities At Ipoh Bali Hotel

  • On-site parking that is guarded
  • Baggage storage service
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Car rental

Just in case:

Promotions At Ipoh Bali Hotel

If it’s your birthday, you’re entitled to a free birthday decoration service for your room and a slice of cake!

Remark: Double-check with them first before you book your room!

Ipoh Bali Hotel Breakfast

All guests at Ipoh Bali Hotel regardless of the room type, will take delight in the complimentary breakfast served by the hotel! Either through room service or at their designated dining area.

These hearty breakfasts can be local, Balinese or western and are made to order!

Balinese: 

  • Balinese Ayam Betutu
  • Bali Rempah Chicken
  • Balinese Chicken Porridge
Balinese Ayam Betutu At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Balinese Ayam Betutu At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Western:

  • Egg Benedict
  • Ham Cheese Rice Aranchini
Egg Benedict At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Egg Benedict At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel

Local:

  • Sambal Prawn Fried Rice
  • Nasi Lemak Sambal Prawn
Nasi Lemak Sambal Prawn At Ipoh Bali Hotel
Nasi Lemak Sambal Prawn At Ipoh Bali Hotel – photo belongs to Ipoh Bali Hotel
Remark: Vegetarian options are limited so do put in an early request if you require this.

Notable Ipoh Food Near To Ipoh Bali Hotel

Regrettably, if you’re in Ipoh for the food, you will find that there are none in walking distance from Ipoh Bali Hotel. Except Tong Sui Kai – the famous dessert street in Ipoh!

Other cafes and restaurants close to the hotel are generally Western in nature.

1. The Secret Garden

The average food quality of their Western menu and slow service will test your patience. But the classy ambiance might make you reconsider if it’s worth patronizing the restaurant.

Plus, it’s just a short walk from Ipoh Bali Hotel!

Location: 6, Lorong Cheah Cheang Lim, 30350 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: 12pm to 1am

Contact: +605-241 0421

2. Yin’s Sourdough Pizza & Café

Much of the food is made fresh at this little home café with a bright and spacious dining area. That includes their soup, luncheon meat, sourdough bread and pizza!

Yin Sourdough Pizza
Yin Sourdough Pizza – photo credits to remyraine (Instagram)

The healthy drinks don’t have added sugar or flavoring!

Prices are steep as they use quality ingredients. Mains start from RM23 and onwards. They have cakes for sale too.

There is no issue with finding parking here. The only thing that is lacking is a ramp for wheelchair users.

Remark: Some waiting time is to be expected if you go for the pizzas!

Location: 43, Jalan Lasam, Pusat Perdagangan Greentown, 30350 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: 12pm to 9pm (Closed on Mondays)

Contact: +6011-1119 6908

3. Thumbs Café

Food quality is slipping in this otherwise gorgeous café! Which is a shame since it’s a really cool place to hang out with friends!

Beautiful Sunset At Thumbscafe
Beautiful Sunset At Thumbscafe – photo credits to thumbscafe (Instagram)

They have ample parking at the back.

Location: 133, Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: 6pm to 1am (Closed on Tuesdays)

Contact: +6019-614 6618

4. Star Mansion Cafe Restaurant Event

Yet another converted bungalow, Star Mansion Café Restaurant Event serves western food as well as chinese food.

Star Mansion Cafe Restaurant Event
Star Mansion Cafe Restaurant Event – photo is from their Facebook page

Their version of the Malaysian classic, nasi lemak comes with 5 different flavors of rice on one plate. These go well with their ikan bilis sambal.

The comfortable ambiance leads to higher prices so keep that in mind before you go!

Location: No. 161, Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, Greentown, 30450 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: 11:30am to 10:30pm

Contact: +6018-358 1168

Read more: 15 Best Western Restaurants In Ipoh

5. Karat Café

Have western or Asian meals at this rustic café – the walls still retain the look of a traditional kampung-style bungalow. Both outdoor and indoor seating are available.

The taste of the food however, is a hit and miss.

They tend to make their dishes (even western dishes like macaroni and cheese) spicy so do put in a request if you don’t want your food to be spicy!

Location: 137, Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil, 30000 Ipoh, Perak

Opening Hours: 5pm to 12am (Closed on Wednesdays)

Contact: +6013-506 5677

Ipoh Bali Hotel Review

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What You Will Like:

  • Feels like you’re in Bali!
  • Beautiful interior design
  • Amazing service
  • Comfortable, clean and well-equipped rooms
  • 24-hour reception
  • The on-site spa
  • Affordable luxury
  • Complimentary and delicious breakfast right in your room or at their cafe
  • Guarded parking at the property
  • A few common areas to lounge at

Good To Know:

  • Weekday rates are cheaper than weekend rates
  • Higher floor rooms have balconies while rooms on the ground floor have garden/pond views

Further reading:


Ipoh Private Tour Service

If you know your way around Ipoh, you can try the car rental service that Ipoh Bali Hotel offers.

But one of the best ways to discover Ipoh is to have your own personal guide from Ipoh to show you around the highlights and their favorite spots!

With RayTheTour private tour service, you can expect local experienced guides, free pick-up and drop-off service anywhere in Ipoh (on the same day) and a flexible itinerary from morning till evening!

Book with us through WhatsApp or on Facebook!


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Conclusion

Ipoh Bali Hotel offers an affordable yet authentic Balinese experience without the need to fly all the way to Bali!

Couples and small families or groups will thoroughly appreciate the calm environment here!

It’s a bit far from Ipoh Old Town or Ipoh food hotspots so you might need to depend on Grab, or drive! Or join a private tour!

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