Shamrock Guest House

Shamrock Guest House

23A, Jalan Dato Seri Ahmad Said, Ipoh City, Ipoh, Malaysia, 30450
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    Guest reviews

    7.9
    Very good
    /10
    (560 reviews)See what guests said
    8.4
    Excellent

    "Helpful staff, clean and cozy environment"

    YEOH

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    May 1, 2018

    8.6
    Excellent room comfort and quality
    Recommended by 88% of guests

    Property highlights

    • Located in heart of Ipoh

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    • Air conditioning

    • Garden

    Excellent
    Location
    8.4
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    Excellent location - Inside city center
    Popular neighborhood
    Nearby
    Popular
  • True Jesus Church90 m
  • Ipoh Parade400 m
  • The Store @ Kampung Jawa410 m
  • D.R. Seenivasagam Park450 m
  • Gerbang Malam Night Market470 m
  • Gerbang Malam510 m
  • Khizanat520 m
  • Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College Of medicine560 m
  • Guan Yin Temple670 m
  • Super Kinta Ipoh750 m
  • Value for money8.0
    Distance to city center1.6 km
    Location rating8.4
    Nearest airportSultan Azlan Shah Airport (IPH)
    Distance to airport3.3 km
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    8.6
    Excellent
    Room comfort & quality
    Ground Floor Suite
    Ground Floor Suite
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    • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
    • Street view
    • 2 single beds or 3 queen be...
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    Deluxe Family Room
    Deluxe Family Room
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    • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
    • Street view
    • 2 double beds
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    Triple
    Triple
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    • Room size: 19 m²/205 ft²
    • Street view
    • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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    Double
    Double
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    • Room size: 12 m²/129 ft²
    • Non-smoking
    • 1 queen bed
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    Small Double Room
    Small Double Room
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    • Non-smoking
    • Shower
    • 1 double bed
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    Family
    Family
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    • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
    • Street view
    • 2 double beds
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    Small Double Room
    Small Double Room
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      Small Double Room
      Small Double Room
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        Basic Triple
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          Basic Double
          Basic Double
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            What people love about the property

            • 9.6
              Exceptional

              "Would love to come back again definitely."

              Ah M.

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              December 19, 2016

            • 8.8
              Excellent

              "Having a good stay here."

              Alsmie

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              October 23, 2017

            • 8.0
              Very good

              "Good location near to Ipoh town."

              Chong S.

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              June 4, 2017

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            10.0
            Exceptional

            "Overall, I''d a pleasant stay."

            Mathujitha

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            June 23, 2016

            An overview

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            What they offer

            10.0
            Exceptional

            "Great location, quiet room, staff is friendly and helpful."

            Keith K.

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            December 31, 2016

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            From September 1st, 2017, as per Government of Malaysia requirements, hotel guests who are not Malaysian citizens or long-term/permanent residents of Malaysia will be levied a tourism tax of RM 10.00 per room per night stay. Please note these changes in tax structure will result in revised taxes being charged and will be payable additionally during check out.

            Real reviews from real guests

            Agoda Reviews (560)Booking.com Reviews (114)
            7.9
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            10
            Cleanliness8.4
            Facilities6.9
            Location8.4
            Room comfort and quality8.6
            Service7.9
            Value for money8.0
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            10.0
            Exceptional
            Julie from Malaysia
            Couple
            Small Double Room
            Stayed 1 night in December 2018
            Valuable ”
            It is right in the city and easy access everywhere I want to go. The room is small but just nice, the stuff is friendly and informative once I book the hotel, they called to confirm and inform us the info about our room. I love this place and definitely will come again!
            Reviewed January 26, 2019
            10.0
            Exceptional
            Chang from Malaysia
            Family with young children
            Family
            Stayed 1 night in February 2019
            Nice place & nearby famous places ”
            Great Hotel. Convenience store around the hotel area. The room is clean and tidy. Staffs are friendly. Highly recommended.
            Reviewed February 07, 2019
            8.4
            Excellent
            leanne from Malaysia
            Family with teens
            Deluxe Family Room
            Stayed 2 nights in February 2019
            Clean and its value money ! Room its big,having a good reat in ipoh these 2night love it!”
            pillow it's too soft, recommend memory form pillow
            Reviewed February 07, 2019
            8.0
            Excellent
            NOR from Malaysia
            Family with young children
            Family
            Stayed 1 night in November 2018
            Booked 2 family room for a night. Irish themed guesthouse. Clean and comfortable.”
            room size a bit small for a family of for, good bed and pillow, wide glass window, table and a chair, water heater and tea bag and a 1ltr mineral water, mini fridge, a closet. Clean bathroom but should provide 4 small bottles of hair shampoo and 4 shower gels for 4 adult person instead of 2 bottles each.
            Reviewed November 11, 2018
            2.4
            WAN from Malaysia
            Couple
            Small Double Room
            Stayed 6 nights in September 2018
            Dirty room which cover by dust and no room service”
            Actually this is the second time i stay in this guest house. The 1st time was during hari raya haji. The reception told me during public holiday there is no staff for room cleaning service, for this reason i accept because those staff are malay staffs. Then for the second time i stay, is normal date and not public holiday or weekend, it also did not provide room cleaning service. The room very dusty. No refill water bottle and shampoo and body wash. When i go down ask for body wash, the staff give me a soap. But i saw the cart there still got many bottles body wash. Can you imagine two ppl sharing a soap? Somemore there is no parking place for guest. We need to park at parking slot there and pay daily rm 4. The room is super tiny too.
            Reviewed October 01, 2018
            2.4
            Ganapathy from Malaysia
            Business traveler
            Small Double Room
            Stayed 1 night in September 2018
            It does not live up to its 2014 rating it need to be reviewed.”
            The reception closes at 5pm no one to refer for service such as ironing etc. No place to meet and dead with activities. TV only local channels really boring to stay in it is best just to sleep as there is no option of breakfast too.
            Reviewed September 19, 2018
            9.2
            Exceptional
            axylene from Malaysia
            Family with teens
            Double
            Stayed 1 night in December 2018
            Exceptional”
            Friendly staff , strategic location and clean room
            Reviewed December 16, 2018
            8.4
            Excellent
            Chong from Malaysia
            Business traveler
            Double
            Stayed 1 night in August 2017
            Good location, Clean and approachable Guest House in Ipoh”
            Last min. booked for business trip via Agoda but when check-in was told by the recipient the booking was linked to Booking.com. Thus, room rate pay at the property when check in. Anyway, 1st time stay in this Guest House in Ipoh. A corner shop lot converted to a guest house. A strictly NO smoking premises - agree & support. There's no 24hr front desk, (operating hr : 10:30am - 6:00pm, check-in 3pm-6pm) basically need to inform them your ETA else they will call you directly for your arrival time. The main entrance require access card to enter the guesthouse. just press door bell there will be staff attended to open door for you. Can express check out before recipient operating hour by dropping the room key at the post box provided. Pros : Location - walking distance to nearby food eatery, Fai Kee Fish Head Noodle, walk further up behide Excelsior hotel - Ipoh famous Fusan DimSum, walk to the other street - Famous Kaya Glutinous Rice, Curry Mee, nice Kopi-O too. Room - keys for room door & another small key inserted for room electricity - good practice for power saving. Small room but clean & comfort bed, tiny bathroom (can just take shower sitting on the toilet bowl but still ok, good water pressure) love the interior of the room, the storage compartment for luggage and closet for clothes, good design) though small but with basic facilities (hair dryer, in room safe box, mini bar, compliment 2 bottle mineral water, kettle, tea sachet, no indoor slipper). Cons: - No sound proof, the room no window but can hear noises from vehicle down the street. Conversation and coughing can be heard from next door. If a light sleeper better get prepare ear plug or else will be sleepless night as occasionally noises from the corridor can be disturbing (loud talking, small kids running, door slamming). Overall is a pleasant short stay in Shamrock Guest House. Perhaps the sound proof issue can be improve will definitely back here again as pretty much like the concept of
            Reviewed August 16, 2017
            8.0
            Excellent
            Pang from Malaysia
            Family with young children
            Family
            Stayed 1 night in July 2017
            Very good”
            They had upgraded my family room to the premium type. My wife was very satisfied with the quality of the premium family room, so did my kids. Location strategic and the water pressure was strong (maybe not many occupants that day). Overall, value for money.
            Reviewed August 02, 2017
            9.2
            Exceptional
            Roger from United Kingdom
            Couple
            Double
            Stayed 5 nights in June 2017
            Exceptional”
            My wife and I spent 5 nights at the Shamrock Guest House, whilst visiting Ipoh and the Cameron Highlands on a short break from Thailand. Our room, whilst small (but as described in hotel description) was spotlessly clean, with bathroom/shower, very quiet aircon and a small fridge. However, it was more than sufficient for our stay. Isabel, who runs the guest house, speaks excellent English, could not have been more helpful, staying up late for our delayed arrival, giving us advice on local transport and attractions (in at least one case her advice was 100% correct, although the town's tourist office had given us contradictory information, which turned out to be wrong. We would not hesitate to stay here again if we were to visit again..
            Reviewed June 18, 2017
            8.0
            Excellent
            Chong from Malaysia
            Family with young children
            Family
            Stayed 1 night in June 2017
            Good Location”
            Pro: Overall room is clean. Good location near to Ipoh town. 10 minutes walking distance to Fu Shan Dim Sum restaurant. Short drive distance to hunt Ipoh famous food such as Bean sprouts chicken, white coffee, hakka mee, eggs tart and etc. Cons: Get two queue beds room for 4 adults stay. The hotel provide only 2 towers (we expect to get 4), 4 pillows (we expect to get two pillows to for each, means 8 in total). Limited car park during dinner hours (6-8pm)
            Reviewed June 04, 2017
            9.6
            Exceptional
            Ah from Singapore
            Family with teens
            Deluxe Family Room
            Stayed 1 night in December 2016
            Highly recommended”
            The patient owner waited for us till around 9pm for check-in. She even provided extra 4 pillows even though I requested for 1. The deluxe family room was clean, big and comfortable for my family of 2 adults and 3 kids (aged 8, 10 and 12). As the room was at the corner, there was some slight noise from the main road traffic and hotel pub across the road. Very near to recommended eateries and Ipoh Parade Shopping Mall, but we drove around regardless. Would love to come back again definitely.
            Reviewed December 19, 2016
            8.8
            Excellent
            Sunny from Malaysia
            Couple
            Double
            Stayed 1 night in September 2016
            Great room and location”
            Overall service was great. Just a small mistake they did was the drinks in the mini bar is opened and they did not clear it and replace with a new drinks. Even I inform them, they just took it away without replacing a new one for me.
            Reviewed September 14, 2016
            8.0
            Excellent
            Koon from Malaysia
            Business traveler
            Double
            Stayed 1 night in October 2015
            Clean, comfortable and value for money”
            Friendly staff, clean room and clean toilet
            Greeted by your friendly staff, got upgraded to a bigger room. Room was clean, toilet was clean and well equipped. Bed was comfortable and i had a pleasant night. The only bad thing that comes to my mind is parking which is quite hard to find and also the sound proofing for the rooms. I could hear cars and motors passing by quite clearly and also singing from a nearby KTV/Club. The cars and motors didnt quite disturbed me as much as the singing from the lady and omg it was horrible. Luckily its on a weekday and they soon stopped singing around 1am. I cant imagine if its on a weekend....
            Reviewed October 23, 2015
            9.0
            Exceptional
            Koh from Malaysia
            Couple
            Double
            Stayed 1 night in September 2015
            good location, friendly staff, cleansing ”
            good location, friendly staff, cleanliness
            overall we are pleased with the services provided by the hotel, there is only one thing to be improved. the sound proof. really poor. our rest got disturbed by other guests. we can clearly hear what they talked at the corridor, dont need to mention about the kids shouting and playing noises.
            Reviewed September 26, 2015
            8.3
            Excellent
            MUN from Malaysia
            Family with young children
            Family
            Stayed 1 night in April 2015
            Good location with excellent service ”
            Location, Great service, clean
            I was booked a wrong date, one day different.. the owner daughter was really really kind, she check room availability and immediately agree to accept my booking mistake, she even upgrade our room with free due to the actual date room that i choose was fully booked. This is really great and touch feelings. Location is great and room is clean too!
            Reviewed September 21, 2015
            9.3
            Exceptional
            Desmond from Malaysia
            Family with young children
            Deluxe Family Room
            Stayed 1 night in August 2015
            Basic facilities but clean”
            Cleanliness, comfy beds, location
            Quick to check in and check out. Just leave your keys at reception checking out. Well maintained and fuss free. Due to premises being small, noise from neighboring rooms can be heard. Value for money
            Reviewed August 24, 2015
            8.3
            Excellent
            Choon from Malaysia
            Couple
            Double
            Stayed 2 nights in July 2015
            Worth the stay”
            Location, Comfoty, Value
            It located in a strategic place where we can access to place to eat and attractions. The guest house is clean and the staff is friendly. The only problem is limited parking spaces and we need to prepare Perak Parking Coupon except for Sunday.
            Reviewed July 27, 2015
            10.0
            Exceptional
            ZHI from Malaysia
            Family with teens
            Triple
            Stayed 1 night in November 2014
            Lovely hotel”
            Cleanliness, Location and great value of money
            It was great location, in city center. At the ground floor of hotel have western restaurant and Japanese restaurant.Rooms were lean and spacious. Very friendly owner. Highly recommended to stay this hotel.
            Reviewed November 17, 2014
            7.2
            Very good
            CHONG from Malaysia
            Couple
            Double
            Stayed 2 nights in March 2018
            Very close to dim sum restaurant”
            Main purpose we booked this hostel is because it's location, super close to dim sum restaurant by acceptable walking distance so that i can eat dim sum everyday in Ipoh. haha. I can heard voices from room while on corridor. the rest, room is acceptable although i need to climb up a lever of stairs to get in my washroom. overall, its' very free and easy hostel ever. Security is still acceptable. Dont worry.
            Reviewed June 18, 2018
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