Pahang, Malaysia · 8 hotels available
Kuala Lipis is a small town located in the district of Lipis, deep in the jungle of Pahang. It is the meeting point of two rivers that played a major role in Kuala Lipis’ history, the Lipis River and the Jelai River as it was the main means of communication. Today, some of the attractions here include the Lipis Disctrict Office and Pahang Club. Do also check out amazing Kuala Lipis hotels for a memorable stay.
Kuala Lipis is a small town situated at the confluence of the Sungai Lipis and the Sungai Jelai. It is a town and capital of Lipis District, Pahang, Malaysia with a population of 20,000. Most of the locals involve in agricultures activities as their source of income.
Kuala Lipis was a gold-mining centre before the British arrived in 1887. In 1898 it became the capital of Pahang until 1953. During this time, grand colonial buildings, such as the imposing District Offices and the Clifford School, and the Pahang Club were built. The hilltop house of the British Resident is now a hotel and museum. The town grew and prospered with the coming of the railway in 1924. However, in August 1955, the state capital was shifted to Kuantan, and Kuala Lipis fell into a decline.
If you are traveling by air, nearest airport is the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (IATA: KUL, ICAO: WMKK), an international airport, which located in Sepang, Selangor. Both terminals, KLIA and KLIA2 airport is located about 3 hour drive from the Kuala Lipis.
It is very easy to get to Kuala Lipis by car.. Kuala Lipis is connected by Kuala Lumpur-Gua Musang Highway and Karak Highway, which is a modern toll road that connects Kuala Lumpur and Pahang.
As you traverse the city of Kuala Lipis, you will stumble upon Istana Hinggap Kuala Lipis. Istana Hinggap Kuala Lipis is not the prime point of interest of Kuala Lipis. Although, you can pay a quick visit to it if you are around. The building originally was belong to British officials, which was founded in 1926. However, when Menteri Besar post was introduced in 1948, it was refurbished for the Official Home of the The Honorable First Chief Minister of Pahang, Dato Setiawangsa Sir 'Mahmud Bin Mat. You can visit Istana Hinggap Kuala Lipis to enjoy the preserved old building structure.
Accommodations around Kuala Lipis are available in abundance, ranging from 1 and 2 starts hotel, budget hotel, hostels and backpacker inns.
It is a budget accommodation you are looking for with a great deal. Avenue Bangi Hotel offers functional and clean rooms at the heart of Bangi Avenue. The rooms come with free wifi, LED TV with Astro channels, a safe, ensuite toilet with hot water shower, complimentary coffee/tea making facility and bottled water. Guests can choose from a variety of rooms ranging from single, twin, and double to family rooms. D’Sini Restaurant & Café complements Avenue Bangi Hotel and promises to be a relaxing spot for a delicious meal or a chitchat over coffee.
Experience a memorable stay at Countryview Recreation Park & Resort, among 2-stars hotel situated in Kuala Lipis. Located close to Kuala Lipis town, this hotel provides numbers of guest rooms and free Wi-Fi. The rooms come with LED TV, ensuite toilet with hot water shower, complimentary coffee/tea making facility and bottled water. Views of the mountains, river or garden are featured in certain rooms. A TV with satellite channels is featured. You will find a shared lounge at the property. You can play table tennis at this resort, and the area is popular for cycling. The resort also offers bike hire.