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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 144 Hotels in Melaka
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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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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here once in Aug 2012, and another time in 2013. Value for money and good location. Was well kept and clean during my 2 times there. Shower and WC area was good. Free parking, and beside 2 shopping malls - with another 2 bigger shopping mall 8 to 10 min slow walk away. Forget about the breakfast - it's... More

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I book 3 standard room and the room is small but is very clean and value the money especially the location next to mahkota shopping centre. we parking at hotel and can go anywhere tourist place by walking.

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

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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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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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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