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Old Town Guesthouse

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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London, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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10 hotel reviews
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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Luzon, Philippines
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

stayed here for 4 nights with my wife and daughter. Chua was very hospitable opening his guesthouse / home to us. The place was clean, open kitchen, no curfew and ample toilets and showers. What sets this above from the rest is the owner. Part of the check in process is getting our preferences and likings. From this he would... More 

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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Had a great experience. The owner gave us a power strip so that we could plug in more devices, and repaired the shower faucet holder as soon as we informed him that it was broken. When we told him that we liked to eat, he gave us a great list of tons of good restaurants in the area and showed... More 

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Address: 119, Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000 , Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 9
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