Impiana Hotel Ipoh

On a tree-lined boulevard in an upscale district, this sleek, modern hotel with a traditional dark wood entrance pavilion is 4km from Sultan Azlan Shah Airport, Royal Perak Golf Club and Sam Poh Tong, a buddhist temple in a cave.

Refined, low-key rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. A suite has living and dining rooms, plus a whirlpool bath. There’s 24/7 room service.