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Mahkota Hotel Melaka
Ranked #119 of 166 Hotels in Melaka
Singapore
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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“Value for money hotel”
Reviewed December 18, 2009

Stayed just one nites in a 2 bedrooms premier with 3 other friends on 8 December 09. Great location and easy access on road shopping malls and shops across the road. Room is acceptable at RM400. Its a hotel with families.

Stayed December 2009, traveled with friends
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Singapore
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2009

The rooms are really horrid. I read the reviews and i thought to myself well they can't be that bad right, after all, it's a hotel. But no, the fridge was spoilt, like a dungeon for rats, the floors of the apartment looked dirty, the furniture was old, there was no air con in the living room, the view from the balcony was of a swamp, or remains of a mangrove plantation, the water was yellow for a while, the lift looks like a cargo lift which is really slow. I know the rooms aren't cheap so these are just unacceptable.

Good point about it though was that it is very near to good makan places about 5-8 minutes walk out. Then again, the walk out had to be fast because the canals/drains along the hotel smelt like s h i t. Literally.

It's also close to Mahkota Parade and another shopping centre next to it. You can also walk to Jonker's street which is probably about 10-15 minutes walk. The roads are dangerous though, the hotel is just outside a high way road so running across the roads is inevitable.

The pools are the only thing we were happy with. Oh yes and the rooms are huge too.
I only went because my friend had free rooms. And we only had fun because we made it to be fun. Other than that, the hotel could have been a disappointment.

  • Stayed November 2009, traveled with friends
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Brampton, Canada
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878 reviews
202 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 528 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2009

We were with my office colleagues on a company sight seeing trip to Malacca. The company reserved two bedroom units for us since we were with our kids.

This is the first time Ive stayed in a two room bedroom in Malaysia and it was very spacious two bedroom unit. The kids love our room.

My kids specially love the swimming pool which was sort of a wading pool.

It is also very near a big mall and near to the tourist attractions in Malacca.

If u every visit Malacca with your family I suggest you book a two room apartment like ours.

  • Stayed March 2006
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australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2009

We really enjoyed our 4 nights at the hotel. We are a family with young children and enjoyed the large 2 bedroom appartment and the swimming pools and the price. We mainly came to Melaka for the sites rather than the resort lifestyle so the lovely swimming pools for the kids and the 2 bed appartment were an added bonus when we turned up. The place has a faded elegance and has seen grander days but everything was clean and comfortable and we met a number of malaysians who were staying there that said that they loved staying at the place.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled with family
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Thank youngkidsinfamily
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Singapore
Level 6 Contributor
87 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed September 18, 2009

Initially when I read those reviews, i was thinking maybe those are of higher expectations.I am someone who is easy with hotel. First night we managed to book Equatorial Hotel and spend a wonderful night there. However, the next day the hotel was fully booked so no choice we went to Mahkota. The lobby for Mahkota was nice, swimming pool and surrounding was nice... BUT to our horror when we opened the door to our 1 bedroom apartment...no aircon in living room (was so hot) and the bedroom was old and small. Worst is the cupboard and bathroom. So retired. We are so disappointed and all our holiday spirits are gone immediately. When we wanted a bath, the light bulb is spoilt. Called 4 times within an hour and the maintenance is still not here. My hubby asked for the manager and immediately 2 maintenance guys appeared. Sigh... what a holiday.... be careful of what you are chosing... they are not cheap too!!!!

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled with family
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Reviewed September 14, 2009

We has a family function at this hotel. The function itself was done well by the hotel.
Upon checking in we were impressed by the lobby and exterior but was dismally disappointed upon reaching our apartment.
Bourganvillea wing: This wing is the one at the end of the resort. As you walk towards it you notice that the hallways get dimmer with unmanned reception areas, dingy elevator again half lit.
One of the locks on our door was not working and upon reporting this we were told not to use it. The beds at first glance look decent however stains are visible when you turn down the sheets. Bathroom was basic - old greying towels.
We only had air conditioning in the bedrooms. This meant the living room was often not comfortable to relax in. None of the 3 bed apartments have AC. The furniture is badly maintained. Carpets have clumps of dust and mould in all the corners.
No safe was avaialable in the apartment which meant we carried all valuables around with us.
From talking with all our family staying - no one was impressed by their apartments.
The pools for this hotel are beautiful!
Be warned you need to have "proper swimming attire" to use the pool which means swimming trunks over the knee

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled with family
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Thank Babs066
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singapore
1 review
Reviewed August 11, 2009

bad experience stay at orlenda and sunflower 2 bedroom apartment and we pay $400 ringgit,reception staff by name STEVEN also attitude problem dealing with customer since he work front line.

  • Stayed August 2009, traveled with family
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Thank feimaleng
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Property: Mahkota Hotel Melaka
Address: No. 16 Jalan Syed Abdul Aziz, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#13 Spa Hotel in Melaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Mahkota Hotel Melaka 3.5*
Number of rooms: 376
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mahkota Hotel Melaka comprises one main hotel block & 8 blocks of hotel apartment. Located on the waterfront in the heart of historical Melaka, adjacent to the Mahkota Parade and Melaka Megamall - Dataran Pahlawan, the city's most popular shopping and entertainment complex, and within short walking distance to the business hub of Melaka as well as various historical places of interest. ... more   less 
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