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No. 23 & 25, Jalan Lapangan Symphony Symphony Business Park, Ipoh 31350 Malaysia
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#28 of 91 hotels in Ipoh
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See why so many travellers make Merton Hotel their hotel of choice when visiting Ipoh. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travellers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Merton Hotel offer a flat screen TV, a minibar, and air conditioning.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including 24 hour front desk, 24 hour check-in, and shops. Guests of Merton Hotel are also welcome to enjoy free instant coffee, located on site. For travellers arriving by car, free parking is available.

For those interested in checking out popular landmarks while visiting Ipoh, Merton Hotel is located a short distance from Church of St. Michael (2.8 mi) and Dataran Ipoh (2.8 mi).

While in Ipoh be sure to experience local shrimp favourites at Foh San.

There is no shortage of things to do in the area, and there are several great attractions that are within walking distance of Merton Hotel, including Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens (1.1 mi), Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple (0.3 mi), and Ling Sen Tong Temple (0.5 mi).

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Merton Hotel as you experience all of the things Ipoh has to offer.

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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Coffee shop
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Parking
Wifi
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
Express check-in / check-out
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Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Safe
Seating area
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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English, Chinese, Malay
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KennyGoh2016 wrote a review Jan 2022
Penang Island, Malaysia54 contributions33 helpful votes
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On 15 Jan 2022, hotel receptionist (male) did not wearing a face mask while serving a customer at lobby. Regarding the hotel interior design is very nice and modern. The room that we booked has no issue and I think cleanliness need some improvement , no issue with the facility, WiFi internet speed pretty fast. Many car parking lots just right in front of the hotel.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Hotel location slightly far from the IPOH town.
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leelarv wrote a review Aug 2020
Selangor, Malaysia8 contributions10 helpful votes
welcomed so warm by the staffs , the boutique decors was so beautiful, we took so many pics, but the floor was sticky , other than that it is so worth for a good sleep.The staff were so friendly and presenting. Location is quite good as all the places went to visit is actually very near . overall a good stay for the price.
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Date of stay: August 2020
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ALSJAMS wrote a review Jul 2020
31 contributions25 helpful votes
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Went to stay a night from our long trip up down south and thought this was a good deal. About 10mins away from the new Hollywood restaurant and it’s pretty decent size bed and bathroom with cute boutique-y furnitures. Unfortunately the bathroom smells from drainage, that should def be fixed together with the stains on the stool / chair provided with the room. Also, please ensure all bedsheets / pillow cases are washed and clean, basically put on the new ones for each guest. Thank you.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Wouter Gerardus P wrote a review Dec 2019
Den Helder, The Netherlands19 contributions3 helpful votes
We stay in Ipoh quite often and we tried Merton just once and for sure it is the last time. I do not understand how this property can have a 8.3 in booking.com I would not rate it higher than a 6 or less.
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled on business
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ChomPharaya2009 wrote a review Dec 2019
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Originally booking to stay for a number of nights, we ended up checking out within a day. Why? We were sold by the aesthetically pleasing lobby, but quickly found the rooms and service unfortunately did not reflect the same. - The Aircon would not cool the room despite being on all night - it felt the control panel was a deceptive tool; - the room was not clean - there was dust all over the skirting boards, table, lamps, bathroom floor - then when I opened the curtain, a big dust cloud spread across the room; - the linen was not clean and smelt of the body odour of the previous guests. I had to convince the cleaners to change it; - The bathroom floor was poorly built, tilting at the opposite end, so would flood with stagnant water within minutes; - despite us and the hotel staff spraying insect repellent throughout the night, we were bitten multiple times; - we paid for a window/view, but there was no insulation to keep the noise from the roads out, we hardly slept. Having stayed in multiple hostels, boutique hotels and homestays across Asia, this was honestly a 2 star service across the board. From hygiene, cleanliness, to hesitation from the staff recognising the issues we faced, sadly, this hotel failed to hit the mark. The hotel eventually recognised our concerns the next morning and provided us with a refund for the following unused nights- but this took an entire morning and was a confusing process given we had booked through a well-known third party website, the hotel had put a damage deposit on our card and paid the tourist tax in cash. Built for the aesthetically pleasing insta-crowds - if you seek a clean, comfortable stay away from home (that actually matches the decor of the lobby) this place ain't it.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Kevin Teh wrote a review Oct 2019
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I stayed there last week 16th till 17th oct after i saw the nice pictures of this hotel. to my disappointment, the experience is like going back in time. I went into a beautiful looking lobby , nice corridor and into a room that looks like has not done it's renovation. Paid RM130. highlighted to the receptionist. No action/suggestion given. I didn't push much as I was too tired and just need a sleep. The sound from outside and the aircond is very loud ( my room with window) no breakfast option were given. Nothing tells me to come back to this hotel again.
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Date of stay: October 2019
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Yy@wy wrote a review Aug 2019
Malaysia1 contribution1 helpful vote
Insta worthy boutique hotel. Nicely decorated. However the sound proof is really need to be improve. The noise from the cars on road,the bird tweeting on the tree nearby, the aircond motor sound, the water running in the pipe system when other room use toilet/washroom, the coughing sound from others at the corridor. It's just terrible and causing headache and restless night. Duvet cover with stain on both top and bottom part.
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Date of stay: August 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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NKR wrote a review Jul 2019
Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia138 contributions130 helpful votes
We checked in for a one-night weekend stay at this hotel. The location is just by the main road, close to one of the attractions, reflecting pool or tasik cermin. The lobby/ lounge is nicely decorated, so as the lift lobby. The clever lighting makes space feel cozy. The room is just so so. There is no side table, so have to place your phone away, which doubles as your alarm clock by your side, but safe for keeping valuables is provided. The room decor is minimum. The room size is just okay. The shower room floor is a bit clogged, thus have to program the water flow while bathing. Iron and ironing board is provided along the corridor. Breakfast is not provided at this facility. However, there are plenty of places to have one in the area. The room is fairly quiet, thus good for having a rest after roaming the area. If you are looking a room for rest, this is a good one. Recommended.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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yuva906 wrote a review Jun 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia117 contributions12 helpful votes
I just spend one night last Saturday (15/06/2019) and check out on the next day.Well room is well maintained.It's located nearby to the town.Really great impression of the hotel staff.The staff's are very helpful with warm smiles.All the interior and design of the hotel is very unique and classic.Overall,it's good value for money and definitely will come back in future.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Thivya S wrote a review Jun 2019
1 contribution3 helpful votes
This is my second visit to the hotel. Recommended to a friend. But very disappointed with the room service. Bed sheets was not changed. Noted hair strands and stains on the bed sheets. Noted dried soap bubbles on the toilet sink and stain in the toilet bowl. Enjoyed my first visit in May. But the second visit very disappointing. Called for room service and questioned regarding the unchanged bed sheets. The room boy claimed there were so many rooms to be cleaned and said sorry for not changing it. Suggesting for the service to be better in future.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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US$25 - US$44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaPerakKinta DistrictIpoh
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Merton Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Merton Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo (5.3 km), Ho Yan Hor Museum (5.3 km), and Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens (1.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Merton Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and kids activities.
Which room amenities are available at Merton Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Merton Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Merton Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Merton Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Yuk Sou Hin, Pusing Public Seafood Restaurant, Seafood, and Aun Kheng Lim Salted Chicken.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Merton Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Merton Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Gua Tambun Rock Art (6.8 km) and Tin Alley (5.2 km).
Is Merton Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.