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Beautiful hotel at Cameron Highlands © M S AlMuhammady/Shutterstock
Beautiful hotel at Cameron Highlands © M S AlMuhammady/Shutterstock

The 10 Best Places to Stay in Cameron Highlands, Malaysia

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Updated: 10 December 2017

Escape from the bustling city of Kuala Lumpur and enjoy the cool climate and tranquil nature of Cameron Highlands. Here are the best accommodations at which to stay to enjoy your relaxing vacation in the calming mountains.

Moonriver Lodge

Moonriver Lodge is a family homestay situated in the luscious mountains of Sigar Highlands. Lay back in one of the hammocks and soak in the calming views by the outdoor garden and highlands. Explore the wonders of nature at the food garden and say hello to beautiful hummingbirds and butterflies. You can take part in the vegetable farming activities to learn how to grow fruits, vegetables and herbs at their kitchen garden. Join a trekking group to explore its flora and fauna, including the Rafflesia flower. You will feel calm and rejuvenated at the ‘home away from home’.

Father's Guest House

This cosy bed and breakfast is an ideal getaway accommodation for travellers seeking to relax with cool weather. There is a small kitchen where you can make your own snacks and complimentary tea and coffee to start your day before heading out for your adventures. Relax with fresh air at the garden and seating area. The guesthouse arranges nature and sightseeing tours to explore Cameron Highlands. You can park your vehicle outside the accommodation for free. No worries about not keeping in contact with your friends and families; there is free Wi-Fi for guests.

Nova Highlands Resort & Residence

Nova Highlands Resort & Residence is situated at Kea Farms, surrounded by tranquil hills and panoramic views of Cameron Highlands. Make yourself at home with the comfy beds, personal kitchen and private bathroom. Breakfast is available to fill up your energy before heading out. Ask the staff members at the 24-hour front desk if you need assistance. Cleaning staffs will help your place squeaky clean while you are out. Must-see attractions are located within the walking distance such as Raju Hill Strawberry Farm, Kea Farm and Boh Tea Plantation.

The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands

Be enchanted in a fairy tale world by staying at a Tudor-style country house, The Lakehouse Cameron Highlands. The country house is located at ‘The Valley of Eternal Spring’, overlooking the rolling hills and calm woodlands. It is a short driving distance to Tanah Rata and Ringlet where you can see many natural attractions. The hotel has unique wooden ceiling beams and four poster beds. You can book a guided jungle treks to explore Cameron Highland’s nature. Each room has coffee- and tea-making facilities and vanity area with full-length mirror.

Smokehouse Hotel Cameron Highlands

Enjoy your relaxing stay at the English Tudor style boutique hotel, built in 1939, with a wide golf course. Each room comes with a private bathroom fitted with a bathtub. The hotel serves classic English breakfast and afternoon tea in the lovely sculpted garden. Get cosy by the fireplace at calming nights. You can also dine in the restaurant, known for its mix of traditional and modern British cuisines. Soak in the wonderful sights of Cameron Highlands during your stay. This is also an ideal location to book for private events.

Arundina Cameron Highlands

This 12-room boutique guesthouse is named after a bamboo orchid. The 15-year-old bungalow was originally built as a family home. The warm and cosy rooms with furnished items make guests feel comfortable. The rooms also included free Wi-Fi and multiple power sockets. The staff will provide you information and booking for local tours and transportation. Take some relaxing leisure time at the garden, surrounded by tranquil views. Visit the Parit Falls which is an under-15 minute walk from the guesthouse.

Hotel De'La Ferns

Hotel De’ La Ferns is penned by the luxurious fern that can be found in the highlands. It is located between Tanah Rata and Brinchang. The boutique resort features 78 well-furnished rooms – singles, doubles, twins and queen options. The junior and family suites are decorated with Japanese-style sliding doors. Enjoy a luxurious stay at the duplex-style penthouse suites, Cameron Ferns and Highland Ferns. Each room has an amazing view of the highlands. Enjoy your meals at the Fern Restaurant which serves Western and local dishes including the steamboat, fresh salads and popular English tea with scones and apple pie. Relax by the patio with amazing views of luscious nature.

Cameron Highlands Resort

The Cameron Highlands Resort was built with a long extension for an existing 1930s cottage. The nostalgic architecture takes the guests back to the colonial times with tall French doors, timber-beamed ceilings and shutters covered with colourful Asian silks. Have a relaxing holiday by exploring nearby jungle trails, tea plantations, farms and gardens followed by a delightful afternoon tea and spa treatments at the resort. Curl up in your spacious room with a breathtaking view of the golf course against the backdrop of rolling hills and lush forests.

Strawberry Park Resort

Inspire by Cameron Highland’s history and nature, Strawberry Park Resort is situated in the lush tropical jungles and mountains. The resort is on a 7-acre hill between Tanah Rata and Brinchang. Have a wonderful experience in the vacation rooms with a balance of sophisticated city vibe and rustic nature. There are six dining options to choose from including Tudor Grill, Mulberry Thai Restaurant and Wildberry Club. Enjoy your leisure activities at the indoor swimming pool, tennis court and spa. Guided tours are available to explore the beautiful sights of Cameron Highlands.

Planters Country Hotel

Formally known as Bala’s Holiday Chalet, the lovely English style inn has the mix of rustic ambience and contemporary comfort. The former British school was refurbished to capture its historical essence. The serenity of Cameron Highlands’ views of mountains and gardens and cooling weather adds on the wonderful stay in this comfy accommodation. Most of the rooms offer beautiful sunrise and sunset views while others have long baths and fireplaces. The delicious curries, tea and scones at the British India Restaurant and Rajah Brooke Tea Room will make your mouth water. Explore Cameron Highlands by joining the guided recreational tours.