The city is a far cry from the business bustle of the busy and crowded lanes of Kuala Lumpur. Year after year Malaysians vote Ipoh as the best place to spend a glorious old age in retirement. Ipoh is protected and preserved for its old charm that it seems to keep so well. Old town around Kong Hing area, OCBC and HSBC bank area, Little India and the rows of shop-houses seem as if they belong to another time and world. The city is also known by another beautiful name – ‘Hill City’ since hills are what surrounds it. The old world charm is so real that even in the heart of the city, you would find not many high rise buildings.
A visit to Ipoh is incomplete without trying out the street food. The gastronomic delights that the city of Ipoh has to offer are so varied that it would take months to try them all. Every street has it own flavor that is hard to miss. Ipoh is most famous for the steamed chicken and bean sprout dishes that go with a bowl of piping hot Kway Teow soup.
Having decided on visiting Ipoh, it is mandatory that you plan your stay in advance as during the summer months, occupancy rates get high as Ipoh swarmed by a multitude of foreign tourists every year because it presents its uniqueness to the eye of the world by providing peaceful, relaxing laid back stay, with a abundant choice of delicious cuisines and local food, historical colonial era buildings, art –local and fusion, limestone cave temples etc. Regalodge Hotel, located at the middle of Ipoh, is one affordable and highly satisfying place to stay, whether you are on a business trip or on tour to Ipoh, you can opt for accommodation in the standard, superior, deluxe, executive and regal suites. Regalodge Ipoh boasts of budget stay rooms that are available in classic and contemporary styling. Rooms come in carpeted wooden floors, in exquisitely laid décor, romantic bedrooms and full walk-in baths. Visitors have the option to choose queen size bed or 2 single beds depending on their necessity.
Children under the age of 12 are exempt from paying any extra for their occupancy while making use of the existing facilities. All the rooms also offer coffee and tea making amenities along with an in-room mini-bar that can be stocked as per requirement of the vacationers. Focusing on customers’ demands and needs, the Reflexology centre at Regalodge has over time, developed its own style of therapeutic massages and treatments for a quick and effective relief from many medical conditions of modern lifestyle defects like migraine, back, neck and legs problems. The special therapeutic massage oil used is unique with a lot of secret vital ingredients and is said to be imported from Hong Kong.