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The Explorer Hotel

No. 1 Jalan Plaza Merdeka, Plaza Merdeka, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Singapore, Singapore
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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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

My stay at explorer was a plain nightmare. Prior to my arrival I have indicated to change my room from a executive triple to standard. Not only were the changes not done, I was actually charged for my stay prior to my visit. When I was at the property, they took not only 1hr plus to get all my rooms... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Utter Disappointment. The room is very squeezy and it's not value for money. I wasn't paying for a budget hotel but I paid for a price which I expected more. The size of the room is small, like half the size of a standard hotel. There's no cupboard in the room. The kettle and coffee are all placed on the... More 

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Singapore
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Good location for a short stay in Melaka town. Good value for a 2-3 star hotel. The rooms are small and amenities are basic. Can be noisy on weekend nights due to the activities from the nightclub opposite the hotel. The breakfast provided has not much of variety and seating capacity for guests at the cafe is very limited.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

As I had mentioned above, just touch down at Melaka. This was my second times to Melaka for business purpose. Highly recommended this Hotel, nice and friendly staff, others than that, a shopping complex located next to this hotel, really a place suit for a shopaholic like me, haha!!!

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Additional Information about The Explorer Hotel

Address: No. 1 Jalan Plaza Merdeka, Plaza Merdeka, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $26 - $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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