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Old Town Guesthouse

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119, Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000 , Malaysia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Whangaroa, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This guesthouse was a little difficult to find, the instructions were very detailed but somehow we were on a different bus and got a little lost trying to find it. But when we finally arrived we were welcomed by a lovely friendly host who was very helpful and kind, with loads of local knowledge and advice. The guesthouse has lovely... More 

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was clean, cosy and Chua took care of us in a really nice familiar way. It has been a positive atmosphere in general. Breakfast together with all guest was great. He satisfied even our extrordinary wishes. We highly recommend it!

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London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights and my only fault would be there is no zircon, just a shed load of fans. It can get hot at night. But Chua was so helpful, we are gluten intolerant and he wrote down in Malay certain things we need to avoid to show restaurants so that was good. The guesthouse is clean and... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

The owner Chau is so very helpful and knowledgeable on what to see and do in Melaka. The guest house is clean and well set up for independent travellers with kitchen facilities and lots of comfortable sitting areas. We were worried that it might be noisy with our room overlooking the street but it was not a problem and we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay in the Old Town Guesthouse and would highly recommend it. The rooms are basic but clean with good air conditioning. The shared bathrooms were plentiful and kept very clean and the basic breakfast was welcome in the morning. The location was fine and within walking distance of the main sights plus was opposite a great... More 

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London
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Brilliant guesthouse and excellent value. Chua went out of his way to help us. He showed us all the places to visit in Melaka, booked our taxi and stayed up late for our arrival as we had a late flight. The room was extremely clean and well maintained. We opted for a shared bathroom and the facilities were always spotless.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This hostel is NOT recommended at all. First of all, the owner is arrogant, and he doesn't really know how to talk. It was the main reason why I didn't stay there. Or I could have compromise... When we talked over the Internet, he said "Thank you for your inquiry. Room 6 not available on your arrival. I will put... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Great location, great owner and great rooms. We stayed for 4 nights in private, airconditioned room and really enjoyed our stay. The place was really clean and there were hot shower also if you wanted to use it (it was so hot in Melaka that we preferred the cold shower). Guesthouse is close to many good restaurants in Chinatown and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

The guesthouse is one of the best I have ever been. The owner is extremely friendly and gave us many suggestions about Melaka and Malaysia. The rooms and the common areas are really clean, since there is a really kind woman that cleans everything all the day long. Felt like staying at home!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

This is just the best Guesthouse I've ever been! Perfect service, Chua knows everything you want to know about Melaka and can show you a lot of beautiful things! Staying at Old Town is definitely like being home! Thanks Chua, wish there would be more like you!! Old Town is close to the important places in Melaka, clean and comfortable.... More 

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