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The Sterling Boutique Hotel Melaka

No. 43, Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75100, Malaysia (Formerly The Sterling Melaka by Gloria)
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kuala lumpur
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35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is very near to many attractions and eating places. Less than 10 minutes walk to Jonker Street and about 15 minutes to the river cruise pier. We had the Riley room. Spacious, well laid out and furnished. The jacuzzi is a good addition, perfect for relaxation after the whole day of walking around. Breakfast is basic and served... More 

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25 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The pros: The rates were OK for a pretty big family room. There was a huge jacuzzi in the bathroom. They have a special rack at the reception where you get to choose interesting shampoo and conditioner (mostly the slightly more pricey Japanese brands) and use it during your stay. A nice touch for the ladies. Location is not bad... More 

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

- Terrible shower facilties with dangerous shower entrance.through slippery jaccuzi Cold showers even after complaining Noisy (but efficient)airco No views, except in the neighbouring kampong Only few TV channels and 1 in English Over-priced for the facilities. They REALLY need to reconsider the bath and shower. For elderly people it is hard to reach the shower + Friendly staff, Good... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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190 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Sterling is in a great location for all the major sightseeing in Melaka. My room (119) was clean and comfortable however for some reason housekeeping forgot to visit me for my first 2 days. Surely an oversight as their service has been great since I reminded them. My aircon broke one morning but was fixed PDQ. Would have given... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Family of 7 adults stayed with The Sterling for one night from 17 till 18 Jan 2016. We reached around 12pm in 17 Jan and asked the staff at the front desk if we can check in earlier and she informed us that 2 rooms were actually ready so it was great that we can at least put our... More 

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Thank Tham Y
Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel has a beautiful exterior, and it's white exterior is pretty outstanding. Room is clean and comfortable. Booked 2 rooms, and they gave me connecting rooms. Complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea. There's hairdryer, but no iron/ironing board. Free wifi provided - slow, unstable though. Hotel has no room service, but it has a loft restaurant which serves reasonably priced breakfast.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Disappointed with this hotel. Hotel room & corridor smelled very humid and stale. No room service to make up room despite me putting the sign "Please make up room". Bed not comfortable. Staff is friendly and Location is good but would not return again.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Pros: The location. Most of Malacca's landmarks were within walking distance (5-10 mins walk away) Cons: The lobby aesthetics could have been more welcoming and comforting to hang out in. Location: Most of Malacca's landmarks are nearby. You can take a short walk to Jonker and Heeren Streets for great food. A walk down the river is nice too. We... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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217 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

The staff and reception area of The Stirling were wonderful. I stayed in a Deluxe Room. The room was spacious and clean. The bathroom was large, but it was difficult to climb in and over the bathtub to reach the shower. Also, the tap to the toilet was continually dripping so the floor around the toilet was always wet. The... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

From the outside the hotel may seem quite ok. However, once entering the reception & taking a closer look, we found that staff acted very reserved. The general "smell" was really weird - a mixture of overdosing heavy chemical cleaners, mildew & humidity which continued even stronger in the room itself. The room seemed tidied up in quick-and-dirty manner; the... More 

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