Weil Hotel Ipoh stands out from other hotels in Perak because of Weil Hotel rooftop bar. And their infinity pool that has with commanding view of Ipoh city and the surrounding limestone hills!
Besides this, the 4-star modern hotel with more than 300 stylish rooms. And it is linked to one of the best Ipoh shopping malls, Ipoh Parade!
Moreover, Weil Hotel is walking distance to a famous venue for Ipoh food! Read on to find out more on Weil Hotel!
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1. Weil Hotel Location
Weil Hotel 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!
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 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
Standard rooms at Weil Hotel 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.
Deluxe – Deluxe rooms (32-39sqm) come with larger bathrooms, including a rain shower. And full views of Ipoh city!
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!
Studio – An additional ~10sqm creates an open cozy living space. This type of room only comes with king-sized beds.
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.
Executive Suite – These suites have almost double the floor space (53–60sqm) of other Standard rooms that Weil Hotel offers. With a separate living space and dining nook too.
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!
2.2. Concept Rooms At Weil Hotel
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 offers.
Telegraph – Touches of red velvet and wood inspired by the 1920s Soho period.
Miners – Tin mining made Ipoh rich, and this room style reflects that with a blend of Oriental and contemporary opulence.
Brewster – These rooms bring back the classic elegance of British Colonial days! The 2-person Jacuzzi and living space are a bonus!
Summer Bliss – Urban meets beach vibes with this room style that also has a 2-person Jacuzzi.
All room styles come in 3 different sizes and have good views of Ipoh!
- Cozy – 32sqm to 39sqm
- Studio – 32sqm to 39sqm with living space by the window
- 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 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!
- 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
- Laundry – Dedicated laundry team that handle everything from washing, folding, drying, ironing and even dry cleaning!
- 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 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 has not one, but 4 dining options at the hotel too.
The Deck – Weil Hotel Ipoh Rooftop
If you’re staying at Weil Hotel, this is where you can enjoy a western dinner or a cocktail by the poolside!
The Deck is open from 5pm onwards 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!
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!
Tea Lounge – Open from 11am to 11pm, you can try their special high tea set that is available from 12pm to 5pm every day!
3.3. Weil Hotel 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 may hear the words “Ipoh Parade Weil Hotel” together in the same phrase!
Highlights of Ipoh Parade Mall:
- Parkson Department Store
- Golden Screen Cinema (GSC)
- Jaya Grocer
- Ampang Bowling center
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 Close To Weil Hotel
If you can bear to leave the plush comforts of your room at Weil Hotel, 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.
You can get a very creative mixture of fresh fruit and ice cream known as “mixed fruits ABC” here.
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!
See what to order at Ming Court Hong Kong Dim Sum.
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.
Its fame and beautiful airy ambiance continues to draw in customers.
Personally, this is what we think of Restaurant Foh San.
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. Summary Of Weil Hotel, Ipoh
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
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
- Wi-Fi speed could be better
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), 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 at 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 RayTheTour’s WhatsApp with your request!
It makes sense to go with Weil Hotel 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 too.
The drawbacks are the higher-than-average prices and dependence on transportation. Especially to do sightseeing anywhere further than Ipoh New Town. A private tour service (like RayTheTour) can solve this problem though!
And for those who prefer to be closer to Ipoh’s unique limestone hills and the Lost World Of Tambun, check out The Haven Resort Hotel Ipoh in Tambun.