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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a last minute decision to stay a night at Melaka. We ended up at The Explorer because the online ratings looked decent. However, it turned out to be one of my worst hotel stays ever. Avoid the Family Rooms. Perhaps they are rarely used, I am not sure, but the one I stayed in was very dusty. And... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Extremely near Mega Shopping malls & Heritage Gallery. All of the malls are walking distance from the Hotel. Hotel toilet is clean but small. Rooms are reasonably clean. The Wifi is terrible but a good way to disconnect from the world. Staffs are reasonably friendly.

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Phu Quoc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Overall the staffs were friendly but rooms are so small, breakfast were limited. But the good point is location ( its located near by shopping centers, easy for guests to visit ). Hope to be served with better breakfast next time.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Really bad hotel. Dirty, bed sheets with spots of who knows what. Tiny rooms where you can hardly move. Garbage bags on the hallway. Next to the hotel there is a restaurant that keeps the music extremely loud until 3 am so not possible to sleep. The personnel at the front desk is rude and not helpful at all, they... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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29 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

Very basic budget hotel with minimal furnishing and in room amenities but overall clean and all right for a weekend trip. It is about 10-15 mins walk to jonker street and there are a couple of shopping malls nearby. Tv wasn't working when I stayed here. Recommended for no frills travelers who won't be staying in your room most of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I stayed in explorer hotel for 2 nights. It is a budget hotel but still comfortable. Comes with a free car park, comfortable bed but no cupboard or safe to keep your valuables. It is advisable to take it with you when you are out of the room, internet connectivy is not so good and slow. Becareful when closing the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Room was to small,no wordrobe to keep clothes n beg..budget soap&syampoo,restaurant food & place so poor..eating outside (kaki lima) cuz its place was small n crowded,got hair inside food..so dirthy..not worthy ! hotel at shop lot..very dispointed..this is first n last visit at the explorer hotel!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Location is good, next to shopping mall, plenty of food around and walking distance to area attraction in Melaka. Reception person pretty helpful with direction, transportation information and food suggestion.

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HCMC, Vietnam
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

We are their guests in room number 448, our stay is from Jan 27 - Feb 2, 2016 (6 nights). During that time, we unfortunately experienced a case of money loss in our room which, we suppose, happened either on Thursday (Jan 28) or Friday (Jan 29), very shortly after we moved in. As we are full-time travelers, we always... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

For me, the hotel room itself really convenient & suitable for short trip travel. Because they don't have any cupboard. They have only bed, coffee table, television and toilet. Toilet is okay. the water heater is in good condition. My comment only for front desk people. Even though we did not request for early check in, you don't have to... More 

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Additional Information about The Explorer Hotel

Address: Plaza Merdeka No. 1 Jalan Merdeka, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $24 - $64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Explorer Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 143
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