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Oriental Riverside Residence Guest House

78, Jalan Kampong Pantai, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Ranked #7 of 170 Melaka B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The owner is very helpful, both room and toilets are clean with room is big enough for 3 persons to sit and sleep around comfortably. Others, the place is also just 3 mins walk to jonker street. So, it's very convenient for the shopping and walk around as you can just easily go back to hotel whenever you want. It'll... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Thank you for the hostage, mates! The place is nicely located, lot of interesting mostly Chinese places around - and of cause the river. Staff is very helpful and friendly, we appreciated the non-shoes-upstairs-policy. Room was tidy and clean, shared bathrooms as well (just some water running on the floor all the time). We had a room towards the river,... More

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Ennis
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Just after 3 nights here and I found it very clean and well run. The owner, Yan, is very nice and very helpful. Although basic, it is right on the doorstep of Chinatown and Jonker street is minutes walk away. It has a great view out the back and is right on the river bank. I would recommend it to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

It's a small guesthouse located near the river in the historic district. It's quite simple, but very convenient and insanely clean. There are two cheaper single rooms without windows which are still very nice, although it's a little bit hard to wake up in the morning without the help of sunlight. The internet connection was perfect during my long stay... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Reached Melaka late Friday night, around 1am. After hopping from one guesthouse to another (all closed/do not accept late guests) we came across Oriental and went in to view the available rooms, guided by the very friendly owner. The rooms and shared toilets are very clean. The guesthouse is also very convenient, walking distance to most prominent spots around town.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

So, after horror story's of Melaka hostels I was a little nervous. Yan was a brilliant host, I arrived late on a Friday from JB. My room was clean and tidy, with AC and a fan. The bathroom shared and basic but clean. He gave me a map when requested and pointed out the key things including local eateries you'd... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

After taking a good look on tripadvisor I read almost all guesthouses/hostels in Melaka have bedbugs! This seemed to be one of the few without, and I know now why! The beds, sheets, and even under the mattresses it's very clean!! Same for the showers and toilets btw. The owner puts a lot of effort in cleaning this guesthouse and... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Very clean, safe, peaceful, cheap, goodview because it's beside a river. It's the best location to travel around Melaka by walking and near Hard Rock Cafe. ^^ Lastly the owner, Yan, he is very friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The whole guest house is clean, even the shared bathroom. Location is good also since its just walking distance from Jonker walk and other attractions, and just along Melacca River. Yan, the one who attended to us upon check-in, is very accommodating and helpful in giving us tips and directions. Really a good value for money

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Comfortable Clean Cheap Friendly owner - hurmm :) Very good surroundings - i loves to sat down beside the river on midnight. hehe Strategic location - its not too far if u wanna really enjoy to walking around and i did it

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Address: 78, Jalan Kampong Pantai, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
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The Oriental Residence is a charming riverside guesthouse overlooking Melaka River set in an elegantly restored pre-war building built in 1933. Situated at the core of the "UNESCO World Heritage Zone" on the bustling narrow streets of Old Chinatown by the river, with tourist attractions, art galleries, antique shops, craftsmen and traders at its doorstep, it allows its guest to be close to the community yet manages to maintain and atmosphere of Peace and Tranquility. ... more   less 
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