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Oriental Riverside Residence Guest House

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78, Jalan Kampong Pantai, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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St. Paul, MN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

The high rating of this guest house baffles me! I arrived late in the evening but staff were waiting for me (We'd been in touch via phone after I arrived at the bus station.) That was nice as there is not a 24-hr reception. In fact, I'm not sure what time they arrive in the morning if at all. I... More 

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Makassar, Indonesia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

I have go to Oriental Riverside twice last year. On July and october. It located on the side of Melacca River. The receptionist, also as building operator, Mrs Titik was very nice. The WiFi signal is good enough but just until the 2nd Floor. There is no breakfast, but there is free drink and some biscuit in the kitchen which... More 

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Cebu Island, Philippines
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

i really like this place. we got a twin room from hostels.com as it was the only room available since it was holiday season and most of the other hostels are full. the room is just as expected for the price. two single beds, aircon and small table. no windows (as stated on our booking). the rooms on the next... More 

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

It is a good hostel because; First, it's cheap. Second, it's clean. Third, it near and easy to walk to travel attraction of Melaka. Facility of this hotel is just so so and private rest room is not available. However, the hostel owner is very nice. even if her english is not good but she try to advice for travel... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

I went there with my friend for one night. It was nice and simple. Nothing weird. It's clean, the bathrooms are working although you have to share with the entire floor, but then again, it's not a problem. It's close to the Jonker Street, so you can walk there from the guest house. The lady in charge is friendly, you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

location of the guest house was perfect. near enough to explore the main parts of the city and far enough that it doesn't get too crowded when walking home. Food can be found around the corners and the ka-ka at the guest house really knew her stuff. She got me on the local 1 Ringgit-bus back to Melaka Sentral Bus... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Nice quiet place to sleep in. Walking distance to the main Jonker Street (10-20mins walk) . No nearby parking and one way street. Full of friendly foreigners and locals, great for mingling. Shared bathroom and kitchen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

We were welcomed into the owners house and managed to get the last room on a busy holiday weekend. She was super friendly and smiley which was great, the room downstairs didn't have a window but it was clean and cool. They offer free coffee, tea, bread to make toast and biscuits all day. Along with drinking water. You can... More 

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Irvine, California
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12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

After staying close to the mosque in the paralel street, finding this guesthouse felt like heaven. We stayed in (double) rooms 3 and 6, on the street side. Super clean, big rooms and oh, the bed...! We were so comfy we'd wake up super late everyday, not hearing (if so, very dim) the prayer call from the mosque. Having free... More 

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96 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

They have a location very near to Jonker. A budget hostel with its own charm. Will not advise to drive there. As there is no parking lot allocated for guest. Wifi is weak at level 3 room. The connection is better at level 2.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oriental Residence is a charming riverside guesthouse overlooking Melaka River set in an elegantly restored pre-war building built in 1933. Situated at the core of the "UNESCO World Heritage Zone" on the bustling narrow streets of Old Chinatown by the river, with tourist attractions, art galleries, antique shops, craftsmen and traders at its doorstep, it allows its guest to be close to the community yet manages to maintain and atmosphere of Peace and Tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oriental Riverside Residence Guest House

Address: 78, Jalan Kampong Pantai, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $13 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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