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River Song Residence

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100, Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Ranked #29 of 183 Melaka B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights. First night we stayed in their last room with shared bath available, which was cramped and next to the noisy street. We moved the next day to a much better interior room which was quiet and much larger. I had hoped to spend lots of time on the lovely patio overlooking the river but was disappointed... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s OK for a typical small hotel. Nothing fancy or outstanding. The rooms are quite small and lacking space for luggage and hanging stuffs. But it’s along the river and the balcony overlooking the river as well as the riverfront patio are nice. The hallway carpet should be replaced as it’s gotten black (the original was red) in most areas.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Room is big and clean with window. for RM60/nite is a good deal for me. Have aircon, double bed and fan More than I expected. Location is pefect, by the riverside and walking distance to places of attractions. Close to good food stall (mee suah and satay celup). The balcony in 2nd floor is perfect to rest and watch the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I had a list of guesthouse/small hotels in Melaka taken from a well known guide. One of their favourite guest houses for many years The River........ had only one room, it was cheaper but the guest house looked and felt tired, living on it's past reputation. Walking back and quite despondent after a number of good hotels in Malaysia I... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Stayed for one night. Guest House with beautiful lobby and small fish pond. Property is on the main river that runs through the center of old Melaka. Backside of the hotel is a common balcony/walkway beside the river which is decorated with light and some arrangement for seating. Lady in the front desk was very helpful to guide us about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

I love the balcony, clean, nice. I'll come if I visit Malacca

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I had a truly bad experience at this hotel. I cannot comment on the view or premises as I did not stay. What I can say is about the service given at the front desk. Read on.... I visited this hotel in Melaka last thursday 11/12/2014 to book a room. Both my CIMB credit cards transaction were not captured by... More 

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

This hotel/inn is located on the main river/canal that runs through the center of old Melaka. It is an +/- 85 year-old former family residence and more recently, a former furniture-making shop. Today, this inn has 13 rooms and has been carefully restored. There are common areas on both floors that overlook the river. I had a private single en-suite... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I was staying in River Song 2 night. Guesthouse decoration was nice Tiny and luxury. Lobby hall with small pond. specially the public balcony revier view, is a nice place to hang out area with friend. Reception staff was friendly, will introduce you what to eat or where to go or what to see in Malacca. Room was very basic,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

prefect location with an excellent view of the river and the residence as a feel of a home away from home. to top it all we had ruth our receptionist cum caretaker whom was more then prefect. a ready smile and care and knowledge she shared with us on the city was prefect that made us felt at home. kudos... More 

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