The Haven Resort Ipoh (GPS: 4.63655, 101.16221) is a 5-star all-suite resort in Ipoh, Perak. Comprising three 26-storey blocks, The Haven nestles among the limestone outcrops off Jalan Tambun, on the northern part of the city. It has a total of 512 units of hotel suites and serviced apartments.
The Haven Resort Ipoh is well known for its signature attraction, the seahorse-shaped infinity pool which merges with the surrounding karst scenery. The resort has meticulously tended grounds planted with countless species of flowering plants and trees, with ample space for picnics and outdoor events.
Anchoring the property is the lake, around which is a meandering walking track ideal for jogging and strolls.
The Haven Resort Ipoh offers One-Bedroom Suites (Horizon View and Lakeview), 2-Bedroom Horizon View Suites, 2+1-Bedroom Lakeview Superior Suites, 2+1-Bedroom Lakeview Deluxe Suites, 3-Bedroom Lakeview Executive Suites, 3-Bedroom Lakeview Executive Deluxe Suites, 3-Bedroom Lakeview Premier Suites, and 3+1-Bedroom Lakeview Ambassador Suites.
Dining at The Haven Resort Ipoh
Cuisines is the main food & beverage outlet at The Haven Resort Ipoh. Located on the ground floor of the Clubhouse building, it is open daily from 7:00am to 10:30pm. This is where the guests partake of their breakfast in the morning. At other times, Cuisines offers local Asian and Western fare à la carte.
A more formal restaurant at The Haven Resort is The Premiere, located on the first floor of the Conference Centre.
Facilities at The Haven Resort Ipoh
The signature attraction of The Haven Resort Ipoh is its infinity pool, which also has a hot water whirlpool and water massage chairs. The pool is designed with a clear glass wall on one side. Other facilities of the resort include a fully equipped gymnasium, a badminton court and a squash court.
The Haven Resort Ipoh is geared for off-site meetings, conferences and teambuilding events. It has a lakeside amphitheater, a ballroom and meeting rooms.
Accolades received by The Haven Resort Ipoh
The Haven Resort Ipoh has received several accolades. As of March 2018, it has accumulated 48 awards, with the latest being the Tourism Malaysia Ministers' Award for Organization/Contribution to Tourism, and TripAdvisor's 2018 Top 1% Travellers' Choice Winner. The Haven Resort Ipoh won Global Winner for Luxury Retreat Hotel Award 2015 from Luxury Travel Guide, the Global Winner in 2016 for World Luxury Hotel Wedding Venue Awards, the Malaysia Winner for Best Resort & Hotel Project 2015 and the Malaysia Winner for World Luxury Hotel Resort Awards 2016. The Haven Resort Hotel was also awarded the Travellers' Choice 2016 by Tripadvisor, the highest honour and recognition from Tripadvisor based on overall reviews and comments by its global travel community.
Signage at the entrance of The Haven Resort Ipoh. (12 August, 2017)
The seahorse-shaped infinity pool as seen from our suite. (11 August, 2017)
The lake at The Haven Resort Ipoh is a picture of absolute tranquility. (11 August, 2017)
Upon my arrival, I have warmly received by Mr Simon Thong, the Senior Co-ordinator, and Mr Lee Chee Keong, the Company Secretary, of The Haven Resort Ipoh. (11 August, 2017)
Later that evening, Mr Lee and Mr Thong joined my wife and me to dinner at Cuisines. (11 August, 2017)
We enjoyed a delicious dinner. (11 August, 2017)
The dinner came to a sweet ending, with cheesecake specially made by the restaurant's pastry chef. (11 August, 2017)
A pond with waterlilies, with the Clubhouse in the background. (11 August, 2017)
The egg station during breakfast buffet at Cuisines. (11 August, 2017)
There's no better place to work out than be surrounded by the gorgeous scenery. (13 August, 2017)
The badminton court is just one of several sports facilities at The Haven Resort Ipoh. (13 August, 2017)
The signature attraction of The Haven Resort Ipoh has got to be its awesome pool. (13 August, 2017)
The infinity pool merges seamlessly with the lake beyond. (13 August, 2017)
The glass wall offers unparallel views, from inside and outside the pool. (13 August, 2017)
And it looks just as good at night as it does in the day time. (12 August, 2017)
At nightfall, the main karst formation is lit to reflect against the lake. (12 August, 2017)
As we walked around the lake at the resort, we marvelled at the limestone face of the karst formations. (13 August, 2017)
The Haven Resort Ipoh (9 November, 2015)
This natural formation, located within the grounds of the resort, is the result of rain water flowing down the rock surface over millions of years. It is well maintained for the appreciation of resort guests. (13 August, 2017)
At The Haven Resort Ipoh, we come close to nature, but remain at a respectful distance, to observe and to appreciate, and not to feed or to intrude. (13 August, 2017)
The grounds are planted with numerous plants and trees, reminding us that we are indeed in a lush haven. (13 August, 2017)
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