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“Budget hotel with mins walk to Jonker Street” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Prima Hotel Melaka

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Prima Hotel Melaka
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Jalan Kee Ann, Melaka 75100, Malaysia   |  
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Ranked #44 of 146 Hotels in Melaka
Singapore, Singapore
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Budget hotel with mins walk to Jonker Street”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

This is my second time staying at prima hotel, this time the hotel is well equipped, the lift is working at least :). I stayed now at deluxe room, facing the jalan kee ann road. The hotel is very near to jonker street, for about 5-10mins walk along the river.

The breakfast can be improved, it is a very simple one, but hey you can't expect more from a budget hotel.

Parking can be a challenge, as in-house space is very limited. If it is full, you need to park the car by the road side, and need to get the parking coupon from 8am-6pm from the receptionist.

Room Tip: Choose deluxe room facing the road
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 hotel reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We stayed 2 nights at Prima Hotel. The check in was pretty smooth. the room was as expected nothing fancy.. two single beds, a study table and chair, mirror, lampshades, the condition of the room and furniture was good and very clean. the view from the room was bad as it overlooked some dilapidated buildings... although the hotel address mentions that it's in Jonker street it is not. the hotel is about 10 minutes leisure walk to Jonker and the river side.. Overall not a bad experience..for 2 night stay.. we were mostly out.. therefor didn't mind.. later someone told us the hotel is built on a graveyard.. phew.. well we didn't experience anything spooky...

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Do not stay in this hotel! They gave us a second floor room and our hotel room's window is not lock permanently as our parents room next door. Our room was ransacked ,all our handphones and cash were all gone!and till now I still have nightmares about it. We tried asking the hotel staff for help but they dont seem helpful and they do not even care. Maybe this happens all the time . Please ban this hotel!!

Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Good location, only about 100m to the nice river walk.
Room spacious but simple and having a balcony (that you almost can not use, since rooms facing south and it gets very hot).
Breakfast “buffet” is disgusting what you get offered and the way it is presented.
Coffe and tea probably only hot in the big container very early in the morning.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Muenster, Germany
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We booked this hotel for a short overnight stay in Melaka. The hotel offers free parking lots for visitors as well as breakfast. The rooms are basic equipped with AC and TV set (some pay TV channels available). The room is of adequate size and the beds are comfy.
The breakfast is basic, but filling (tuna sandwich and fried noodles). The service is helpful. Regarding the price level of other Melaka hotels this appears to be a good bargain. The city center is in walking distance.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bangalore, India
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16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Spacious lobby, excellent parking, spacious room, upgraded with flat screen TV, nice balcony overlooking daily life (market, old style small town). Good internet. Breakfast should be improved. Walking distance to all sights in Melaka.

Room Tip: Real value for money, good room size, location.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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44 hotel reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and enjoyed our stay.
A quick check-in, even though the hotel smelled a bit musty everywhere except our room.
Our room was spacious, beds were good, had Wi-Fi and the shower was good.
We had a good tv also!
There are places to eat right outside the front door also which is good!!
I'd stay here again!

  • Stayed October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Jalan Kee Ann, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out
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Ranked #44 of 146 Hotels in Melaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Prima Hotel Melaka 3*
Number of rooms: 82
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