Weil Hotel Ipoh Review

Weil Hotel Ipoh stands out from other hotels in Perak because of Weil Hotel Ipoh rooftop bar! Next to an infinity pool with commanding view of Ipoh city and the surrounding limestone hills!

Besides this, the 4-star modern hotel with more than 300 stylish rooms is directly linked to one of the best Ipoh shopping malls, Ipoh Parade!

And Weil Hotel is walking distance to one famous venue for Ipoh food! Read on to find out more on Weil Hotel Ipoh!

Table of contents:

  1. Weil Hotel Ipoh Location
  2. Rooms At Weil Hotel Ipoh
  3. Facilities At Weil Hotel Ipoh
  4. Food Near To Weil Hotel Ipoh
  5. Weil Hotel Ipoh Review
  6. Frequently Asked Questions
  7. Ipoh Private Tour Service

1. Weil Hotel Ipoh Location

Weil Hotel Ipoh is on the fringe of both Ipoh New Town and the business district of Ipoh, Greentown.

So if you’re looking for a 5 star hotel in Ipoh city, consider Weil Hotel! Even though it’s not officially a 5 star hotel, it will not disappoint!

The Exterior Front Of Weil Hotel Ipoh
The Exterior Front Of Weil Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

This urban area is very busy on weekdays and weekends with a mall (Ipoh Parade) and a school.

It is possible to walk (20 minutes) to Ipoh Old Town from here. Or take a short drive of less than 10 minutes!

Address: 292, Jalan Sultan Idris Shah, 30000 Ipoh, Negeri Perak

Contact: +605-208 2228

Website: www.weilhotel.com

2. Rooms At Weil Hotel Ipoh

Weil Hotel Ipoh has an interesting array of rooms. Which they group as either Standard or Concept:

Standard rooms are simplistic but contain most necessary amenities.

While the newer Concept rooms are for those who want something extra besides the basics!

Note: Check-in at WEIL Hotel Ipoh is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

2.1. Standard Rooms At Weil Hotel Ipoh

Standard rooms at Weil Hotel Ipoh are still quite luxurious! Each room has a bathtub!

Rooms are priced according to floor space, higher elevation and window views!

Superior Room – These feature either a king bed or twin beds in a space of 32-39sqm with partial views of Ipoh.

Interior Of A Superior Twin Room (Standard style) At Weil Hotel
Interior Of A Superior Twin Room (Standard style) At Weil Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

Deluxe – Deluxe rooms (32-39sqm) come with larger bathrooms, including a rain shower. And full views of Ipoh city!

Interior Of A Deluxe King Room (Standard style) At Weil Hotel
Interior Of A Deluxe King Room (Standard style) At Weil Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

Premier – Premier rooms are the same size as the superior and deluxe rooms but have the best views of Ipoh!

There are 4 standard suites to choose from too if you need a little more space during your stay!

Premier Twin Room (Standard style) At Weil Hotel
Premier Twin Room (Standard style) At Weil Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

Studio – An additional ~10sqm creates an open cozy living space. This type of room only comes with king-sized beds.

Studio King Room (Standard Style) At Weil Hotel Ipoh
Studio King Room (Standard Style) At Weil Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

Junior Suite – The Junior Suite keeps the bedroom and living space separate within 32-39sqm of floor space! Both king bed and twin bed configurations are available.

Junior Suite (Standard Style) At Weil Hotel Ipoh
Junior Suite (Standard Style) At Weil Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

Executive Suite – These suites have almost double the floor space (53–60sqm) of other Standard rooms that Weil Hotel Ipoh offers. With a separated living space and dining nook too.

Interior Of A Executive Suite (Standard Style) At Weil Hotel
Interior Of A Executive Suite (Standard Style) At Weil Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

Presidential Suite – Right at the highest floor at ~300sqm, is a spacious suite with 2 ensuite bedrooms. And everything else you would need for a luxurious stay with up to 12 people. Extras include a spa and outdoor terrace!

Interior Of A Presidential Suite (Standard Style) At Weil Hotel
Interior Of A Presidential Suite (Standard Style) At Weil Hotel

2.2. Concept Rooms At Weil Hotel Ipoh

For something that feels less like a typical hotel room and more like a boutique hotel, you can go for any of 4 different styles that Weil Hotel Ipoh offers.

Room Designs:

Telegraph – Touches of red velvet and wood inspired by the 1920s Soho period.

Elegant Telegraph Cozy Room (Concept Style) At Weil Hotel Ipoh
Elegant Telegraph Cozy Room (Concept Style) At Weil Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

Miners – Tin mining made Ipoh rich and this room style reflects that with a blend of Oriental and contemporary opulence.

The Inside Of A Miners Cozy Room (Concept Style) At Weil Hotel
The Inside Of A Miners Cozy Room (Concept Style) At Weil Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

Brewster – These rooms bring back the classic elegance of British Colonial days! The 2-person Jacuzzi and living space are a bonus!

Interior Of A Brewster Cozy Room At Weil Hotel
Interior Of A Brewster Cozy Room At Weil Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

Summer Bliss – Urban meets beach vibes with this room style that also has a 2-person Jacuzzi.

Summer Bliss Studio Room At Weil Hotel Ipoh
Summer Bliss Studio Room At Weil Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

All room styles come in 3 different sizes and have good views of Ipoh!

Room Sizes:

  1. Cozy – 32sqm to 39sqm
  2. Studio – 32sqm to 39sqm with living space by the window
  3. Suite – 32sqm to 39sqm studio space with the bedroom separated from the living and dining room space

3. Facilities At Weil Hotel Ipoh

Weil Hotel Ipoh has a wide range of facilities available. All are accessible every day from morning to evening!

  • Swimming pool (Rooftop Infinity Pool) – Small but has killer views of Ipoh!
Rooftop Infinity Swimming Pool At Weil Hotel Ipoh
Rooftop Infinity Swimming Pool At Weil Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel
  • GYM – Small gym on the 6th floor with the necessary equipment for a full body workout
  • Shopping – Access to Ipoh Parade Mall is on the ground floor of the hotel
Access To Ipoh Parade Mall From Weil Hotel Ground Floor
Access To Ipoh Parade Mall From Weil Hotel Ground Floor – photo belongs to the hotel
  • Laundry – Dedicated laundry team that handle everything from washing, folding, drying, ironing and even dry cleaning!
Laundry Service At Weil Hotel
Laundry Service At Weil Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel
  • The Lawn – Outdoor lounge that looks like a garden
  • Business Center – If you need something scanned or printed, head over to the 6th floor and the hotel staff will help you out!

3.1. Social & Corporate Event

With their own catering service, meeting rooms, conference rooms and more, Weil Hotel Ipoh is well equipped to host any social or corporate event!

They can fit up to 800 people at their event venues!

3.2. Restaurants At Weil Hotel Ipoh

Despite the fact that they are next door to one of the most bustling shopping malls in Ipoh:

Weil Hotel Ipoh has not one, but 4 dining options!

The Deck – Weil Hotel Ipoh Rooftop

The Deck Gastrobar at Weil Hotel in Ipoh
The Deck Gastrobar at Weil Hotel in Ipoh – photo credits to fcl_fdm (Instagram)

If you’re staying at Weil Hotel Ipoh, this is where you can enjoy a western dinner or a cocktail by the poolside!

The Deck Gastrobar on the rooftop of Weil Hotel
The Deck Gastrobar on the rooftop of Weil Hotel – photo credits to vampcher (Instagram)

Opens from 5pm onwards to till the early morning!

Tiffin – Buffet-style restaurant with local and international dishes; Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can order from their ala-carte menu too!

Tiffin Buffet Restaurant In Weil Hotel
Tiffin Buffet Restaurant In Weil Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

Yuk Sou Hin (玉寿轩) – This Cantonese restaurant serves fresh dim sum and other Cantonese food during brunch and lunch hours. However, you can still have Cantonese-style dishes later in the evening when the restaurant opens again!

Chinese-style Dining At Yuk Sou Hin In Weil Hotel Ipoh
Chinese-style Dining At Yuk Sou Hin In Weil Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

Tea Lounge – Open from 11am to 11pm, you can try their special high tea set that is available from 12pm to 5pm every day!

Contemporary Tea Lounge At Weil Hotel
Contemporary Tea Lounge At Weil Hotel – photo belongs to the hotel

3.3. Weil Hotel Ipoh Shopping Mall

Ipoh Parade shopping mall has been around much longer than Weil Hotel.

But ever since the mall’s major facelift (together with the construction of the hotel) in 2012-2013, you’ll often hear the words “Ipoh Parade Weil Hotel” together in the same phrase!

Ipoh Parade - one of the Ipoh Shopping Mall
Parkson Ipoh Parade Mall. (Photo credits to ipoh.parade.com.my)

Highlights of Ipoh Parade Mall:

  • Parkson Department Store
  • Golden Screen Cinema (GSC)
  • Jaya Grocer
  • Starbucks
  • UNIQLO
  • Ampang Bowling center
  • Coffee Bean

Note: There is a currency exchange service on the ground floor of the mall. Not the cheapest around but very conveniently located!

4. Notable Ipoh Food Near To Weil Hotel Ipoh

If you can bear to leave the plush comforts of your room at Weil Hotel Ipoh, do take a stroll around town to try some local fare!

4.1. Tong Sui Kai (糖水街)

In the evening, this whole street is full of activity. There are many hawker stalls selling noodles, snacks and desserts.

Tong Sui Kai in Ipoh
Tong Sui Kai in Ipoh – photo credits to san__jie (Instagram)

You can get a very creative mixture of fresh fruit and ice cream known as “mixed fruits ABC” here.

Tong Sui Kai
Mixed Fruit ABC with Ice Cream at Tong Sui Kai – photo credits to boonteonggg (Instagram)

Note: Patrons sit at plastic chairs and tables along the street by a main road so don’t expect the cleanest of environments!

4.2. Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum

Prepare for a big crowd if you come on a weekend or public holiday! They have a huge assortment of quality dim sum and friendly service!

Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum
Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum – photo credits to itravelforeat (Instagram)

Note: Portions run small.

4.3. Restaurant Foh San

Just across Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum, Foh San is one of the oldest dim sum establishments in Ipoh.

Dim sum with a view at Foh San dim sum restaurant
Dim sum with a view at Foh San dim sum restaurant – photo credits to racheal_j (Instagram)

Its fame and beautiful airy ambiance, continues to draw in customers.

Note: Unlike other Ipoh dim sum restaurants, everything here is basically self-serve.

Read more: 15 Best Breakfast In Ipoh: Authentic & Local Breakfast Spots

5. Weil Hotel Ipoh Review

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What You Will Like:

  • Free sheltered parking (same building as the mall’s car park but separated)
  • Infinity pool
  • City views
  • Helpful staff
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Many dining options all around
  • Next to a mall
Front Entrance For Weil Hotel Ipoh
Front Entrance For Weil Hotel Ipoh – photo belongs to the hotel

Good To Know:

  • Not wheel-chair friendly (e.g. car park, hallways, etc)
  • Soundproofing is not 100% for adjoining rooms
  • Guests staying at the top floor can access the Concept lounge with premium breakfast buffet and complimentary evening drinks

Read more: 19 Affordable & Best Hotels In Ipoh That You Should Stay At

6. Frequently Asked Questions About WEIL Hotel Ipoh

Q1: What are the closest Ipoh attractions to WEIL Hotel?

A1: Ipoh Parade Shopping Centre, Tong Sui Kai, Dataran Ipoh town square (~500m), Gerbang Malam night market (<1km), and Mural Arts Lane (~1km).

Q2: Where can you find Ipoh local food close to WEIL Hotel (Less than 15 minutes’ walk)?

A2: Tong Sui Kai, Nasi Ganja Kedai Kopi Yong Suan, Ipoh Restoran Tauge Ayam Lou Wong, Restoran Tuck Kee, Funny Mountain Soya Beancurd.

Q3: What are some restaurants close to WEIL Hotel (Less than 15 minutes’ walk)?

A3: Oversea Restaurant (Chinese), Morel Restaurant (Western/Italian), [email protected] (Fine dining/ Western), David’s Diner (American/ Italian/ Mexican), Assam House Greentown (Nyonya). More western restaurants in Ipoh.

7. Ipoh Private Tour Service

There are multiple benefits with taking a Ipoh private tour service from RayTheTour if you want to do some sightseeing from Weil Hotel Ipoh!

  • Free pick up and drop off anywhere in Ipoh on the same day as your tour
  • Customizable packages – go to Taiping, Ipoh, Cameron Highlands and more!
  • Experienced, friendly and passionate guides from Ipoh
  • Private tours only
  • Flexible Ipoh itinerary – go where you want to go! Or let the guide show you around!
  • Reliable service – see our reviews on TripAdvisor

To make a booking, head over to our WhatsApp or Facebook messenger with your request!


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Conclusion

It makes sense to go with Weil Hotel Ipoh if you like urban hotels! And the convenience of being connected to a mall! The rooftop pool offers views you can’t get anywhere else in Ipoh!

The drawbacks are the higher-than-average prices and dependence on transportation to do sightseeing anywhere further than Ipoh New Town. A private tour service can solve this problem though!

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