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Munich, Germany
Reviewed September 15, 2016

The place is in serious need of renovation inside, but a stay here provides you with a great impression of what it must have been like to stay in the Government Resthouse. We stayed in a large room with two double beds for 100MYR per night. The hotel is situated on a hill near the town centre. The surrounding gardens...

Thank gp342
Reviewed March 29, 2015

We came to kuala lipis to check out the old colonial buildings and were delighted that we could ctually stay in one! We really enjoyed our time in kuala lipis but were a bit sad that a lot of these fantastic old buildings have not been loved as much as they could have been. The rest home inn has seen...

Thank Shannonrodgers
Sungai Petani, Malaysia
Reviewed January 1, 2015

It took us a considerable time to find the place - we kept missing the junction to go up the highest hill where the rest house is located. Formerly the Residence of the British Resident, built in 1922. the place is run down but the rate is RM70/ night - dont forget to ask for govt discount if govt servant...

Thank Bhupinder2010
Kuantan, Malaysia
Reviewed June 15, 2013

There is no question about it. As what all the earlier reviewers have said, this resthouse is terribly rundown and in dire need for refurbishment. I stayed here with minimal expectations. The receptionist was pleasant and I didn't experience what the previous reviewer said. I booked the VIP room, which was the master bedroom of Hugh Clifford. It was a...

3Thank ALR0609
Penang Island, Malaysia
Reviewed September 11, 2012

It took us some time (with GPS!) to find this wonder of 2012, we actually needed police intervention to find the once beautiful drive up the hill! We did not understand why the kind police officer said “good luck”, all was revealed on the first step up the landing of what once must have been a grand British residence! We...

4Thank overseaswriter
Reviewed May 24, 2012

the town of Kuala Lipis in the state of Pahang was the old administrative centre during British rule, and the state capital of Pahang. The resident's manor sits atop the highest hill in this quaint old Malayan town. built in 1922, it was the residence of Sir Hugh Clifford, the superintendent of Upper Pahang. This grand old building is now...

2Thank WorldCitizenMalaysia
Beachmere, Australia
Reviewed May 8, 2012

I have only rated this so that it will be published - I have not stayed here. This place is called Residence Rest House in the Malaysia Lonely Planet. It is the only house on Resident's Hill in Kuala Lipis. We wanted to stay here as it is steeped in history but when we arrived on 8th May 2012 it...

5Thank jan j
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Additional Information about Government Resthouse

Address: Resident's Hill, Kuala Lipis, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Pahang > Lipis District > Kuala Lipis
Also Known As:
Government Resthouse Kuala Lipis, Pahang
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“The rooms are large but basic. In serious need of renovation.”
 of 5 bubbles gp342, Sep 15, 2016 | Read review
“Choose VIP room”
 of 5 bubbles Shannonrodgers, Mar 29, 2015 | Read review
“VIP room!!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles ALR0609, Jun 15, 2013 | Read review
“you don't wnat to stay in this dump even if you had your eyes closed at all times. we hate to think what "breakfast" would have been like!”
 of 5 bubbles overseaswriter, Sep 11, 2012 | Read review
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