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The Baba House

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   125-127 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Ranked #25 of 140 hotels in Melaka
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Gold Coast, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most of the places in this part of Melaka, the Baba House has undergone a major facelift since my last visit in 2010. Room rates have risen commensurately. I was paying under 80 ringgit a night, but this has more than doubled. Not a problem unless you're travelling on a fairly restricted budget. Ideal location for exploring the colonial... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my second time back to this fuss free and value for money hotel... Don't expect Ritz Carlton services nor Shangri-La facilities... Just a place to sleep, shower, and go shopping and sight seeing from... Perfect to crash in and location is superb for Jonkers Street and other sights around. Again, love the unique character of the exterior and... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked into the hotel to be greeted by a staff at the reception counter. Asked for the room rate and photos of the room, and the staff happily offered to bring us to check out the rooms. We had 3 person and we were on a budget trip. Instead of telling us to pay for an extra bed, she said,... More

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Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As always great location but everything else is bad. At least they are upgrading some facilities - covered carpark, LCD TV, WIFI in the room. It is good if you only need a place to crash for the night. Book only the room without the breakfast and save the money and have breakfast outside (plenty within walking distance). Was there... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a room with a very modern ensuite bathroom, but it was ridiculously made & ruined the whole "local" atmosphere. The lobby & courtyard area (where breakfast is) were nice and they managed to keep the charm of a Baba house. The rest is boring with white walls, dirty carpet. The staff is loud. No windows in the room... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

We had a one night stay at The Baba House. This is a budget hotel it is in a great location but that is the only good thing about it. The building is very old but requires updating the main problem for me was that it was very dirty our room and bathroom were dirty and had not been cleaned... More

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

the lobby and the breakfast area were so classically amazing. i was like thrown to a time machine to experience the moment of old time dynasty. it is a very interesting classical building. the location is also gorgeous. a walking distance to many attractions, and also close to jonker night market. however there are two big shortcoming that bothered me... More

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London
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

No window which wasn't great, but the bed was super comfy, bathroom clean with powerful hot shower, tv which only had a few local channels and tea facilities. For the price? great :) Air con worked too. Safe in an odd position near the ceiling?! lol

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Pro: Walking distance to most bandar Melaka attractions Traditional Colonial building with Baba decoration Con: Our pre book room has aircondition faulty,but we been replace by another room Abit of construction during our stay.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Lovely foyer/ checkin area. Nice area for breakfast, although cold baked beans were an interesting experience!! But the bathroom was very very mouldy, and the smell of the mould permeated the whole room. And this could be easily fixed with good cleaning-such a pity, as it is in a great location. Bed was good. For the price I would have... More

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Also Known As:
The Baba House Hotel Melaka
The Baba House Hotel
Baba Hotel Melaka
The Baba Hotel
Address: 125-127 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
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Ranked #25 of 140 hotels in Melaka
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Hotel Class:3 star — The Baba House 3*
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