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Wayfarer Guest House

104 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Wayfarer Guest House
Ranked #6 of 167 Melaka B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Launceston, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely guest house in the heart of the old quarter of Malacca, owned & run by Thor & Lian. It is a beautiful old renovated warehouse with 9 or 10 simple but clean & comfortable rooms with good air conditioners & tea/coffee provided The street & river view rooms are sought after but we had an inside... More

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Singapore, Singapore
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The central location of Wayfarer to the attractions and famous eateries made for easy exploring of the town. Loved the laid back and homely feel to the whole environment and Aunty Lian was very helpful with places to eat and was helpful when my friend wanted to book an additional room for the next night. Wifi and AC were good... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Jonker st nearby 5 mins walk.Avoided busy street noises.Hot Beverages provided via dispenser machine.Toilet has rain shower.Aircon should be cooler though,needs servicing.Overall is value for money for location & privacy & a homely feel as it only has 8 rooms.

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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stayed in the famous Room 6 with its cool balcony overseeing the river. I think for value, this is an awesome room! Location-wise is great due to close proximity to the river, Jonker street and the other heritage sites, plus it's in a quieter lane. I did not have any issues with the noise from the river but I can... More

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Cairns, Australia
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We stayed in Room 7 which was very spacious and quiet. The Wayfarer is in a good location-- easy walking distance to the main sites and streets. There are restaurants and pubs nearby along the river. Wifi and AC worked great, very comfortable bed.

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Adelaide, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Stayed here with my 9 year old son for a night in balcony room. Simple but comfortable room with a view over murky river. We enjoyed waving to the cruising boast before bedtime. Birds chirped ALL night (???). Staff were distant and offered nothing but handing over the key. Was a shame they didn't offer breakfast because we spent a... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The room was spacious and clean. A part of the wall is peeling quite badly. We had a room with a balcony that oversees the river, enjoying a cup of tea and reading a book there is a must! But, if you are a light sleeper, take note that the river cruise runs till 10-11pm and the birds started chirping... More

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Arendal, Norway
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

in this fantastic old house---filled with beautiful well working rooms !! Colours and furniture and the beds are al exclusive !! Smiling, helpful owners !! Difficult with an old house--so a bit noicy between rooms---but I think we had luck !! Situated in the HEART of facinating Melaka. Pamper yourself witha riverwiew --room--if any free !! Unbeleaveable !! Hello to... More

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
55 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Whilst Melaka is one of the original centres on the West Coast, I have to admit to much preferring Georgetown as a place. The original centre is a relatively small part of Melaka but is definitely the place to stay.Wayfarers is directly on the river, and within walking distance of all the historic sites. |Whilst it does not serve food,... More

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Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Run by a lovely family in a historic shophouse right on the river, Wayfarer is central to everything. Get one of the rooms facing onto the river for splendid views. Clean, comfortable, friendly, helpful, and in the best place in Malacca. What a joy. What a find.

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Address: 104 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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We are a small, nice and cozy guest house located in the heart of the historical city of Melaka. Located along the historic Melaka river with stunning views of the river and only a short distance away from historical sites and popular eateries. All of our rooms are en-suite, air-conditioned and comes with hot shower. Free internet access for guests is provided. ... more   less 
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