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The Explorer Hotel

No. 1 Jalan Plaza Merdeka, Plaza Merdeka, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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The Explorer Hotel
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Ranked #29 of 153 Hotels in Melaka
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days 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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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the location of this hotel is perfect. just next to mahkota parade and within 10 minutes walk to dataran pahlawan, hatten square and jonker walk. good choices of peranakan cuisine are just a short walk away from the hotel too. hotel room is small but clean and cosy. great value for its price!

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Selangor, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel is strategically located nearby tourist sites plus its an eco-friendly hotel. The hotel is quite decent and clean but the rooms are quite small. All facilities are working. The staff are very friendly and accommodating too. Breakfast is okay, they have quite a few selection of food. There are bicycles for rent just outside the hotel and is... More 

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Carmarthenshire, Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Stayed here for 2 night in February. The rooms were comfortable, room not big but very nice, lovely bed, great shower. Breakfast was really nice with good options for western as well as Asian with rice, noodles, sausage, chicken, egg and lovely banana cake which was yummy. The location was perfect with 2 huge shopping malls 2 mins away and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Clean, simple, modern, great location, very helpful staff, very good bed, cool layout. Nightclub with booming bass can be heard through half the building. No help from front desk on this. 2:30am wednesday night, still waiting for bass to stop so I can sleep. No point in having a good hotel if you can't sleep.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

I am all for being green, but I could not understand why this hotel was more eco friendly than any other, unless the skimpy towels were it. The rooms are clean and functional, bed is comfortable, although the WiFi was flaky at best and the tv reception poor. Breakfast is interesting. It is in a good location for Jonkers Street... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

If not for the towels with less than satisfactory smell, I would have given this hotel a 4/5 mark. The location is really perfect without spending a lot. Near malls (5 minutes), resto (3 minutes), Jonker Walk (15 minutes).

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

No doubt for the location of this hotel as it's just ~5mins walking distance to Mahkota Parade and Dataran Pahlawan. Friendly staff. Room's size was not mentioned in the info and I was disappointed by the Super Deluxe room that I have booked. it's SO SMALL. Just enough for 2 adults and some walk way after putting your luggage but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Hotel is in a very strategic location beside two major shopping malls:- Mahkota Parade and Dataran Pahlawan. Being eco friendly is a plus point for the hotel. The corridors are not air- conditioned and not carpeted. However due to this, it can get very noisy when people, especially kids, start running along the corridor. Room itself was very small. Oddly,... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The Explorer Hotel is quite new hotel. Located at at heart of Malacca. And also near to the shopping malls likes Mahkota Parade and Datatran Pahlawan. There is also a night market just beside the hotel. And food stall just next to the hotel. The room is very clean. The service of the hotels staff is very manner and helpful.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

First this hotel really have a strategic location, its near to all the major attractions in Malacca and u can easily reach the hotel by taking the public transport but we have a bad experience with our booking, We booked deluxe executive room (3 beds in 1 room since there were 3 of us all adult travelling) by email and... More 

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