Sunday, April 28, 2013

Highland Holidays Day 1: Accommodations @ Jasmine Hotel

Jasmine Hotel
29-32 Jalan Besar, Brinchang
39100 Cameron Highlands
+6054911588
(Coordinates: 4° 29' 28.25", 101° 23' 20.75")

After lunch we headed to Brinchang to look for a budget hotel. We wanted to stay in Brinchang rather than Tanah Rata because the restaurants here come alive at night, and we didn’t want to be driving around after dusk.

There are plenty of budget hotels to choose from, and almost all were eliminated from our shortlist save for this hotel and Rainbow Garden (a block down). Both had elevators but Jasmine was newer.

We got a family room (a single and a double bed) for RM98 (yes, you read it right… RM98!) and boy were we glad we chose Jasmine. The room, although a bit small had everything we needed. It had an LCD television set fixed onto the wall, sheets and towels were clean, its bathroom was spacious and more importantly its water pressure and heater was beyond reproach.

you won't miss it..
.. clearly visible from Brinchang town's main road
shivering after an afternoon shower?
a single and a double for RM98? we kid you not
LCD tv
view of the town and surrounding hills
ample wardrobe space
all we could ask for J

We got a room facing the town and surrounding hills and with it all the fresh cool air you could want. This hotel is highly recommended and our hotel of choice in the future J

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