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The Explorer Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   No. 1 Jalan Plaza Merdeka, Plaza Merdeka, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking distance to mahkota parade and many restaurants nearby. The hotel staff is helpful and served customer with smile. However, I had a bad sleeping quality experience as the pillow is just too soft.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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26 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As mentioned by everyone, the biggest perk for staying in this hotel is the combo of excellent location and free parking. Room - was clean but very small with just basic facilities such as LCD tv, mirror and small thin desk. Bathroom came with hot shower (good water pressure), toothbrush set, hairdryer and pump dispenser soap/shampoo. I was disappointed with... More

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Singapore, Singapore
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

location was good just next to Mahkota Parade. Dataran Pahlawan Megamall and Macdonald just opposite the hotel. Clean and small Standard Room, do not expect too much for breakfast. Friendly staff, cash deposit for room during check-in. Free car park next to the hotel with guard patrolling periodically.

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Warsaw, Poland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Nice hotel with small but cozy standard room (good wi-fi, bottle of water, kettle with tea and coffee), next to the Mahkota Parade shopping center. The Explorer is located walking distance to the most attractions and has easy access from Bus Station (bus #17). Unfortunately, breakfast was poor. You must to know, that restaurant is outside the hotel, about 15... More

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6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Booked this hotel for an overnight stay in Malacca. The hotel is very new and good for budget. Room is very basic and small but clean. Hotel provides free parking. It has an excellent location which is next to the mall (Mahkota Parade) and right opposite Dataran Pahlawan Mall. It is around 10mins walk away from Jonker street. Will stay... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Went there recently.. gave this hotel a try.. a small hotel. Within a ?shopping mall. Friendly staff, clean room, proper sized room, location just a few minutes walk to all the historical buildings. :)

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Singapore, Singapore
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28 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Located inside a new (and almost empty) shopping mall next to Mahkota Parade and opposite Dataran Pahlawan Mall, excellent for touring the old town (10min walk cut-thro garden), shopping and eating. Everything was clean and in good conditions, with 2 free bottles of water, coffee, tea and basic bathroom amenities. Rooms were a little small in size, might be difficult... More

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Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Location : The hotel is situated right opposite the Dataran Pahlawan Mall. It is a 10-15 minutes walk to the Jonker Street from the hotel. There are three shopping malls nearby, Dataran Pahlawan Mall (right opposite), Mahkota Parade ( beside ) and Dataran Pahlawan Shopping Centre. Amenities : Basic amenities for the Deluxe Room (towels, toothbrushes, shower cap). Not many... More

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

For the price it's not bad but could be a lot better. Pretty unfriendly welcome and room small but clean and quiet. Air conditioning perhaps too good and directed at the bed so gets quite cold in the night. Bed very comfortable and bathroom nice also although hot water a little temperamental. About a 15 minute walk to the main... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We booked 6 rooms for 14 pax including 2 toddlers. For connecting rooms we were given queen bedded on the 4th floor. Twin rooms are on the third floor are not connected and the wifi is too weak for surfing and also noisy. The wifi on the 4th floor is ok for surfing but not for YouTube. For weekend, breakfast... More

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Address: No. 1 Jalan Plaza Merdeka, Plaza Merdeka, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Explorer Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 143
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