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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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Ranked #30 of 148 Hotels in Melaka
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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
    4 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed on one of the weekdays in November 2014. A basic hotel but is generally fine with me. What I like most is its strategic location, with free parking lots behind the hotel, beside Mahkoda Parade shopping mall and Dataran Pahlawan shopping mall is just across the road. The heritage area and Jonker street are just within 5 to 10... More 

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have stayed here a few times. Thus far, have no complains about the hotel. I suppose for the price we pay, we can't expect too much. The best part about this hotel is the location. Very strategically located right in the heart of Malacca and easily accessible to all tourist hotspots. The first few times, there were no breakfast provided... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The good thing about this hotel is the location. It is just beside the Mahkota plaza and Hatten mall. There is also a night market beside it. Food and shopping are no problem. But the room was much smaller than expected. Just for the bed and 2 small side tables. Not even a closet or writing table. There are definitely... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Explorer Hotel is strategically located at the heart of Malacca. Mahkota Parade is right beside the hotel and accessible to all tourists hotspots even through walking. The newly extended Dataran Palawan is also located opposite. Do not expect much from the hotel. The room is extremely small with little walking space, let alone for big luggages. The room was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

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
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

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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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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