New Hotels In Ipoh - travelswithsun

The pandemic slowed the growth of new hotels in Ipoh. So, most of the hotels on this list are not brand new. They are just relatively newer than existing hotels in Ipoh.

We do consider hotels that recently gone through renovations and facelifts too.

Without further ado, here are the contenders that we want to bring to your attention.

Top 5 New Hotels In Ipoh

1. Reno Hotel Ipoh

While Reno Hotel Ipoh is cheap, its location is not ideal for sightseeing on foot in Ipoh Old Town. The hotel is in Ipoh New Town and close to Falim. It takes 7 minutes by car to visit Concubine Lane from here.

Reno Hotel Ipoh
Reno Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

Reno Hotel Ipoh is one of the newest hotels on this list. It opened its doors to the public in early 2020.

Reno Hotel Ipoh offers clean rooms with new furnishings including a TV. On top of this, there is daily cleaning of the rooms too.

The rooms are basic (e.g., no electric kettle) but if you need anything – like a hair dryer or other toiletries, you can ask the reception staff.

Unless you have your own car, you will find that dining options are very limited in this area. The hotel does not have an on-site café or restaurant.

What you’ll like:

  • Location is alright if you have your own transport
  • Low price point
  • Good service
  • Rooms are spacious, tidy and comfortable
  • Friendly boss
  • Smooth check-in and check-out

Good to know:

  • There is a hot water dispenser for guest use at the lobby
  • This hotel has a lift
  • This area doesn’t have any attractions or eateries worth noting. Lorong Lahat is full of car repair shops. But if you’re not choosy about what you eat, there is a nearby mamak restaurant
  • There is a 24-hour convenience store right next to the hotel
  • Poor soundproofing for rooms
  • Park your car at the back of the hotel
  • Location: 10, Lorong Lahat, Kampung Kuala Pari Hulu, 30200 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-246 0678
  • Starting price per night (for 2 pax): ~RM70+

2. Travelodge Ipoh

Formerly Heritage Hotel in Ipoh, Travelodge Ipoh (opened in late 2019) is next to the polo club and a long a main road that leads to downtown.

Travelodge Ipoh
Travelodge Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

You may prefer to have your own car (or an e-hailing service) to go sightseeing or food hunting since this hotel is far from most Ipoh attractions.

For its price point, Travelodge Ipoh is a good alternative to mid-ranged hotels in Ipoh New Town if you prefer a quiet location. But don’t mind more driving.

And if you’re all about aesthetics, Travelodge is definitely a looker. And it is worth noting that there is an attractive café (Kommons) in the lobby of Travelodge Ipoh.

Contemporary Rooms At Travelodge Ipoh
Contemporary Rooms At Travelodge Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Basement car park for hotel guests
  • There are lifts at this hotel
  • Facilities include a pool and gym
  • Chic on-site café at the lobby
  • Comfortable and spacious rooms with good layouts
  • Buffet breakfast available at this hotel
  • Hotel has security staff
  • Quiet location
  • Beautiful interior throughout hotel
  • Toiletries provided
  • Welcoming front desk staff

Good to know:

  • The fitness center (not the hotel gym) is better maintained and costs RM12/ person to use
  • No nearby convenience store
  • The lift doesn’t directly connect the lobby to the basement car park
  • During weekends and public holidays, the car park fills up fast
  • Pool is smaller in real life
  • Some signs of aging in bathrooms, ceilings, etc
  • All floors have a water dispenser for guest use
  • Location: Jalan Raja Dihilir, 30350 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-242 8888
  • Starting price per night (for 2 pax): ~RM200+

3. T Square Hotel (Ipoh)

T SQUARE HOTEL is by far the newest hotel in this list. The hotel opened in early 2022. Its location makes it an ideal base for exploring one of the most notable cave temples in Ipoh.

T Square Hotel In Ipoh
T Square Hotel In Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

Because it only takes 6 minutes to reach Perak Cave Temple by car. Furthermore, you can reach the closest shopping mall (AEON Klebang) in just 5 minutes by car.

Aside from being far from Ipoh Old Town, T SQUARE HOTEL is still great value for money. Rooms are spacious and tidy. Go for the superior queen room (with a window) if you can.

Its location in an industrial area makes T SQUARE HOTEL most suitable for anyone out of town who has business in this area.

Basic Rooms At T Square Hotel In Ipoh
Basic Rooms At T Square Hotel In Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Close to a mall and Perak Cave Temple
  • A lot of local non halal eateries here (in the day)
  • They have family rooms
  • Nighttime security available
  • Parking is easy to find
  • Friendly staff
  • Quiet (at night)

Good to know:

  • On weekdays, this area is full of traffic during lunch hours and rush hour because there are many factories around
  • Takes 3 minutes to drive to a Starbucks branch (Starbucks Tasek DT) and Chapter 6 Café
  • Fewer Muslim-friendly eateries around
  • Poor sound insulation between rooms
  • Hotel has a lift
  • Exhaust fan in the toilet is noisy
  • Location: 23, Tawas Idaman 2, Taman Tawas Idaman, 30010 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-291 3797
  • Starting price per night (for 2 pax): ~RM90+

4. 1969 Business Suites @ Ipoh Garden

Considering the central location of 1969 Business Suites @ Ipoh Garden, the price point is reasonable.

1969 Business Suites At Ipoh Garden
1969 Business Suites At Ipoh Garden – photo belongs to the hotel

You don’t necessarily need a car to access all the shops and eateries around. And you can walk to AEON Kinta City shopping mall across the road as well.

TGV Cinema At AEON Kinta City In Ipoh
TGV Cinema At AEON Kinta City In Ipoh – Photo by Travelswithsun

Since the hotel does not have guest parking, you will have to find street parking and pay the appropriate fees.

Rooms are small but elegant. Minor setbacks are the absence of a good-sized mirror and insufficient hooks to hang clothes.

1969 Business Suites @ Ipoh Garden does not have a pool but there is a decent gym although it is not fully air-conditioned.

For a short stay in this part of Ipoh, 1969 Business Suites @ Ipoh Garden is an interesting choice.

What you’ll like:

  • Many choices of eateries
  • Comfortable clean rooms
  • Hotel lounge is cozy with a live band on weekends
  • Great service (including bellboy service)
  • Buffet breakfast is available
  • Convenient location
  • Lively area that feels safe
  • Hotel has a gym
  • Price includes breakfast and high tea
  • Luxurious environment

Good to know:

  • No swimming pool
  • Can be noisy at night (Especially rooms on the first floor above the lounge)
  • Check-in deposit is RM100 (credit card or cash only)
  • Rooms are small
  • Location: G-R-18, Ground Floor, Zone B, Persiaran Medan Ipoh, Taman Ipoh Selatan, 31400 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-549 2026
  • Starting price per night (for 2 pax): ~RM160+

5. Bedrock Hotel Ipoh

Not particularly new (opened in late 2019), Bedrock Hotel Ipoh is in Ipoh New Town. Its location is one of its main advantages.

Bedrock Hotel In Ipoh
Bedrock Hotel In Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

From here, it’s a short walk to famous local eateries like Restoran Tauge Ayam Lou Wong. And you can visit biscuit shops like Guan Heong Biscuit Shop and Sin Eng Hoe Confectionery with ease too.

Wong Kee Beancurd is only 2 minutes’ walk away from Bedrock Hotel Ipoh!

Further on, is Mural Arts’ Lane, Gerbang Malam and the main branch of Ayam Garam Aun Kheng Lim (salted chicken).

Our favorite cafes, August Healing and Jln Theatre Coffee Shop are under a 10-minute walk from this hotel too.

Rooms are modern and spacious (including the bathrooms) with clever layouts. Coffee and tea as well as a water dispenser are present in every room too.

Rooms At Bedrock Hotel Ipoh
Rooms At Bedrock Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

What you’ll like:

  • Hotel provides breakfast (and it’s pretty good)
  • Wonderful location for sightseeing on foot
  • Amiable hosts (especially the wife, Debbie)
  • No shortage of eateries around
  • Hotel has guest parking and nighttime security
  • Connecting rooms are available
  • They put up seasonal décor in the lobby which is a fun touch

Good to know:

  • Soundproofing of rooms could be better
  • A convenience shop is within walking distance
  • Location: 13-15, Jalan Che Tak, Taman Jubilee, 30300 Ipoh, Perak
  • Contact: +605-241 3031
  • Starting price per night (for 2 pax): ~RM270+


This list has a good mix of new hotels in Ipoh that cater to different budgets. From as low as RM70 all the way to RM300+.

And generally speaking, the pricier hotels have prime locations. Such as Bedrock Hotel Ipoh. Although it doesn’t have a pool or gym (Like Travelodge Ipoh).

For something in-between, 1969 Business Suites @ Ipoh Garden offers fair value for its location and service.

Don’t see any hotels that spark your interest here? We have more lists of Ipoh hotels and Ipoh homestays. You might want to check out options for luxury hotels in Ipoh too.

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