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Gingerflower Boutique Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No 13 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia   |  
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Ranked #8 of 148 Hotels in Melaka
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“Fantastic all round”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Fantastic Location, beautifully renovated, modern, elegant, clean.
Extremely helpful staff!

I came to Melaka with my partner and we stayed at the Gingerflower Boutique Hotel for 3 nights.
It's a brand new hotel, the design is simple, elegant and modern. Great shower and bathroom. Being in a beautiful old house the rooms are fairly small but well arranged so it doesn't feel cramped.
The location is perfect, just on the edge of the old town, just far enough away (meaning 2 minutes walk) from the busy main drag to have a quiet night.
The staff is extremely helpful and always smiling - it was my birthday so they baked a delicious cake which was a fantastic surprise!

I will definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Stayed here for one night to visit Malacca on our tour of Southern Malaysia. It was lovely, the service was extremely efficient and good. Breakfast was a bit bare, but the lady in the office probably overheard me saying to my husband that the staff breakfast, some local snacks, looked nice and we should try to source some, and 10 minutes later a tray with a sample of the snacks wre brought up to our room on a tray with some orange juice. What a treat! It was delicious and so welcome. The room itself was small, but well designed and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. Will finitely stay here again if we pass through.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: No 13 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 148 Hotels in Melaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gingerflower Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 13
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Gingerflower Boutique Hotel is a small beautiful boutique hotel housed in a tastefully restored Peranakan townhouse within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Melaka. Retaining the gracious old world charm of a 19th century cultural and architectural treasure while offering contemporary luxury to ensure a comfortable stay, the Gingerflower Boutique Hotel will appeal to all visitors wishing to immerse in the cultural splendour of an elegant by-gone era, while indulging in some of the finer luxuries of contemporary living. The Gingerflower Boutique Hotel is strategically located in the heart of Melaka on Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock (previously known as Heeren Street), thus enabling visitors to conveniently explore historical and cultural Melaka just minutes from its doorstep. Some places of interest within walking distance of the Hotel include the Dutch Square, the Stadthuys, the Clock Tower, Christ Church Melaka, the A'Famosa fortress, Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum, Jonker Walk, the Maritime Museum, Cheng Hoon Teng temple, Hang Jebat and Hang Kasturi’s Mausoleum, and St. Francis Xavier’s Church. Along Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock itself and the neighbouring Jonker Street, you can also find Peranakan and Malaccan restaurants and cafes where you can savour some of the interesting and mouth-watering local cuisine. Shopping is also great draw along Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock and Jonker Street/Jonker Walk, where many beautiful Peranakan craft and porcelain items can be found. There are also plenty of interesting shops for antique hunters to unearth rare and hard-to-find treasures. The Gingerflower Boutique Hotel's elegant rooms all feature beautiful en-suite Italian marble bathrooms with sensuous rain showers and luxury amenities. Each room is decorated in a contemporary boutique hotel style. You lay your head on plush down pillows, sleep on sumptuous beds dressed in luxurious bed linen, use thick fluffy towels and waffle yukata bathrobes, watch large flat screen TVs, surf the internet with complimentary wi-fi connectivity, & enjoy a turn down service in the evenings. ... more   less 
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