Best Places for Backpackers in Ipoh, Malaysia.

Enjoy backpacking around Ipoh, Malaysia without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Ipoh, Malaysia.

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Top 11 hostels in Ipoh, Malaysia.

These are the 11 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Ipoh, Malaysia.

1
The Brownstone Hostel & Space

92 /100

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The Brownstone Hostel & Space

The Brownstone Hostel is strategically located in the heart of Ipoh City. From here, city park, local foods, nigh bazaar, Sunday flea market, night life and cultures are within walking distance. It is also with easy accessibility to public transport. The Brownstone Hostel is a historical townhou...
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Cute Hotel & Dorms Ipoh

90 /100

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Cute Hotel & Dorms Ipoh

Cute Hotel & Dorms Ipoh is a home away from home for backpackers and independent travelers. We have 60 dorm beds, linens are provided in each dorm and equipped with individual locker and USB charger. Hot shower & hair dryer are provided in the shared bathroom. Complimentary WiFi is availabl...
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3
Vloft Backpackers Hostel

88 /100

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Vloft Backpackers Hostel

Our Hostel is located in new town. Taking a stroll across the Kinta River, you could find the path of heritage walk, witnessing British colonial buildings and monuments with the well known concubine lane full of of interesting stories. The famous Guan Heong biscuit shop winning the top 50 best stree...
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4
Mari Hostel

84 /100

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Mari Hostel

If you ever wonder why the name is Mari, the name itself is actually derived from the local lingua that means ‘welcome’ which symbolizes the courtesy of our locals in welcoming visitors. Mari Hostel is located about 550 metres away from Ipoh Parade shopping mall and 1.3km walking distance from Ip...
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Beds In Garden Hostel Sdn Bhd

81 /100

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Beds In Garden Hostel Sdn Bhd

Our hostel comes with a garden concept which allowed customers to enjoy staying at a place full of nature. It is located in the core of the city in Ipoh,Malaysia, and there is one hostel where flowers and glasses planted every corner. Besides, our hostel has open kitchen/ pantry for cooking love...
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6
Abby By The River

73 /100

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Abby By The River

Abby Hotel is a chain of good value Hotels designed to meet the needs of well traveled discerning individuals. By focusing on certain priorities such as comfort & security without costly frills, we are able to offer reasonable room tariff. Abby Hotel was with the specific objective to offer traveler...
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7
Fresh Hotel Bercham

63 /100

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Fresh Hotel Bercham

Fresh Ipoh is a low-rise budget hotel in Ipoh, Malaysia. Found about ten minutes from Aeon Mall Kinta City by car, it provides affordable accommodation with free on-site parking. The simple rooms include air conditioning and wooden flooring as well as an en-suite bathroom with a shower and f...
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8
Container Hotel Ipoh

51 /100

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Container Hotel Ipoh

Container Hotel Ipoh transforms heritage building into stylish & modern capsules with smart design; offers urban travellers unique lodging experience as they embark on a cultural and culinary adventure. The design of Container Hotel Ipoh is inspired by the golden era of Ipoh, known historically f...
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9
Winggarden Murals House

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Winggarden Murals House

Winggarden Murlas House is a modern design hotel in Ipoh. The hotel is attached with murals art muzium where guests could have a chance to know better of the historical and arts in Ipoh. Besides that the uniqueness of the hotel - you may find murals everywhere in the hotel. Winggarden Murals Hou...
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10
Sun Inns Hotel Tambun Ipoh

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Sun Inns Hotel Tambun Ipoh

In the midst of Ipoh’s tropical landscape, Sun Inns is half a kilometer from the World of Tambun Theme Park. It features free public parking, free Wi-Fi and air conditioned rooms with a TV. Sun Inns Hotel Tambun Ipoh is a 5-minute drive from Tambun Hot Spring and Sunway City Ipoh. The lively cent...
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11
Hotel Station 18

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Hotel Station 18

Designed for both business and leisure travel, Hotel Station 18 is ideally situated in Ipoh City. The excitement of the city center is only 5 km away. A well-kempt environment and its proximity to Aeon Shopping Mall, Tesco Hypermarket, Kellie's Castle, Gua Tempurung, Papan Drama Town, The Last Tin D...
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