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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights and the location is near Mahkota Parade Mall and only 10 min walk to jonker walk. The room is standard and clean but no refrigerator. The position of the air con is direct to the bed. Breakfast was not buffet. It was the most negative point for this hotel. We should choose 1 of 3 set... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel was Eco Friendly Hotel which no smoking at the hotel area. This was impress me and i felt comfortable but sorry for those smoker, it might not suitable for you. Check-in on Valentine Day and the hotel so king to provided us a bottle of champagne for celebrating Valentine and some fruits like apples, mandarin oranges. Hotel located... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are back again. Found that they have upgraded with a restaurant. The room rate is worth every penny. We got it from agoda special promo only RM43 a night incusive of buffet breakfast for 2!! The normal rate is around RM140, which we paid duting previous visit. This time we got the twin beds room, we joined the beds... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Excellent location 2 mins walk to authentic baba nyonya restaurant, 5 mins walk to shopping mall, 10 mins walk to A Farmosa Fort, and 15 mins walk to Jonker street. Nearby restaurant open for business mostly after 11am, so a good morning walk to Jonker street guaranteed best breakfast without waiting in line, it was less crowded as the Chinese... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The hotel was located opposite Mahkota Parade and Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall.The location was convenient as it was not too far from Jonker street. We reached the hotel around 5pm on Saturday. When checked in time, we were informed that the rooms were not ready due to house cleaning not completed. We booked 2 rooms. After waited for 10 minutes,... More

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Klang, Selangor, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Hotel's location is great because it is walking distance to many attractions like the Taming Sari, Museums, Fort, River Cruise. It is much easier to walk to these places rather than driving around because of the traffic jam. Parking is easy too because they have a parking lot. Shopping and eating are no problem as there are many places nearby.... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Room is basic and clean. Bed is comfortable. Limited size but just nice. Location perfect! Opposite to mahkota mall and night market every friday night. Walking distance to jonker walk about 15minute. McD across the street. Would stay here again

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Booked The Explorer Hotel during our short 2 days getaway at Melaka. Prior to booking, I had reminded myself, do not expect too much as this is a budget hotel. Guess what I was right. The room was given minimum decorations and they do not even have a cupboard to hang our clothes. The soap dispenser does not work as... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Had a one night stay at this hotel. Drove from singapore to here with the help of GPS navigator.. No trouble as the signages of the hotel could be seen clearly next to Mahkota parade shopping mall. The hotel has an adjacent multi- storey carpark, the ticket can be validated at the hotel reception each time you drive out. Hotel... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Room is extremely small for MYR170 per night. Pictures on their website are rather misleading. Reception personnel were rude and arrogant when we complained about the room rate. We'll never stay here again.

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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*
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