Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun is a Malaysian government-owned public hospital which located in Ipoh, Perak or commonly known as Hospital Ipoh or Ipoh General Hospital. It began operations in 1891 as a district hospital with capacity of 50 beds only. The hospital has expanded significantly over the years and now it consists of 8-storey main building (completed in 1980), a Specialist Clinic Complex (year 1992) and also a Daily Care Complex (year 2005). The hospital later changed its name to Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun on 12 th June 2008. Currently, the hospital is the third largest hospital under the Ministry of Health of Malaysia with capacity of 990 beds and 16 operating theaters. It also has a wide range of specialist services including sub specialist such as nephrology, medical respiratory, hematology, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, and pediatric surgery.
Perfect for business and leisure travelers, it conveniently located at the center of Ipoh’s famous eateries, just behind Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun (about 500 metres away) and less than one kilometer away to Ipoh Parade shopping mall and Angsana Ipoh Mall (commonly known as Greentown Mall). It is only 10 minutes drive from Medan Gopeng Bus Terminal and 500 metres from Memory Lane Bazaar. The hotel provides free parking facilities, high speed internet connection for hotel guests and a fine dining restaurant that offers a tasty food selection of a’la carte menu. Other amenities such as men spa, reflexology, laundry and dry cleaning, elevator, and gym are also available. You’re able to check-in to the hotel after 3pm until midnight since the front desk is opened for 24 hours.
Established in 1983, this 13-floor hotel offers 196 newly-refurbished guestrooms with cozy and modern interior facilities located along Jalan Sultan Abdul Jalil where you can find a lot of good local food outlet nearby. Other than providing banquet and meeting facilities, it has two dining restaurants that serve buffet and a’la carte styles and a lounge. Complimentary wireless internet access, free parking facilities and the necessary bath and grooming products such as hairdryer, towels and free toiletries are provided to assure a great hotel experience for their guests especially those with families. Apart from being located less than 2 kilometer to Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, several tourist attractions are also within walking distance of this hotel including Ipoh Parade shopping mall (6-minute walk), Chinese shop houses, Gua Kok Look Tong, and Muzium Darul Ridzuan. If you have a few hours to spare in Ipoh, do visit Pasar Loken or Memory Lane (also known as Pasar Karat) a flea market along Jalan Lim Bo Seng that takes place on every Sunday morning. Collection of antique merchandise, pre-loved items, records, collectibles, old and new toys, picture and stamps, as well as other interesting items are being sold here at affordable price.
For travelers who value quality and comfort over price, this hotel is among the top choices of accommodation in town. This 4-star hotel with outdoor swimming pool is situated along Jalan Sultan Idris Shah and adjacent to Ipoh Parade shopping mall. WEIL Hotel is only 10 minutes away from the train station and approximately 7 minutes drive to Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun. It also has a direct access to the Ipoh Parade shopping mall with countless entertainment, dining and shopping options. It is very convenient if you wish to go shopping or have something different for your meals or go for a movie during your stay. This contemporary luxury hotel is equipped with facilities like a rooftop infinity pool that will let you unwind with amazing views of Ipoh’s town and its surrounding limestone hills, a buffet restaurant, free internet access and also facilities for disabled guests. Free indoor parking facilities are offered to those who drive. Guestrooms are designed to have a stylish modern look and spacious room with a mini bar, a dining area and a very comfortable bed. Other than the expected amenities, the en-suite bathroom comes with a bath tub, shower and rain shower facilities. Aside from on-site dining restaurants, you can also go to a good local hawker food centre about 200 metres walk from the hotel and another 300 metres to a street filled with yum cha restaurants.