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“Excellent location” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Puri
Ranked #10 of 165 Hotels in Melaka
Certificate of Excellence
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013

Stayed one night at the Hibiscus Suite. The air in the room was a little stale and dusty, and it seemed like the room was not used very often. It would also be a good idea to "rinse" out the jacuzzi and before getting in as we found some stray hairs in it.

Otherwise, it's a beautiful and charming hotel with an excellent location, conveniently located near Jonker Street. All the recommended food places and must-visit attractions were listed out on a map which they gave out at the reception counter.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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59 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2013

We stayed here a couple nights during a short trip to Melaka and found it utterly charming and full of relics of Peranakan living at its height. The room was climate-controlled and clean and provided bottled water and a large safe for valuables. The rooms are small compared to a standard room, but cozy and just the right size for a short stay. Also, the location of the hotel put it within walking distance of attractions such as Jonker street, the river, and restaurants.

The garden cafe was beautiful and served a great breakfast buffet with both local and Western options, including omelettes made to order. Be sure to ask for a Thai tea so you can watch the barista pour it!

Finding this place can be a bit tricky, so keep your eyes peeled for the sign. Parking is provided in a secure, gated lot behind the hotel.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank EmItoku
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Kuala Lumpur
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57 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2013

Hotel Puri was a bit pricey, but you'd expect to pay that kind of money for a well-maintained and well-located (less than 5 minutes walk to Jonker Street) Peranakan house. The room size (and the beds) was smaller than standard hotel rooms but provided the necessary amenities e.g. toilettries, towels, coffee & tea, bedroom slippers. The best thing about Hotel Puri would have to be its garden cafe which is perfect for an afternoon snack. Thumbs up for the mini museum/heritage room that provides a sampler of Melaka's history - good education value for guests. Recommended!

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank SpicyOlio
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2013

we had a pleasant night's stay in Hotel Puri, the service was helpful from the time of reservation til check in. Its really quaint and most importantly CLEAN. the good aircond system in the lobby area and their little history museum brought relief to the intense heat. also, since its located in a small alley road, where traffic is heavy and parking spaces limited, the car pack down the street is a blessing!

most importantly the hotel is clean and has the necessary amenities for a short stay, especially since ur more likely to be out of the room most of time. the courtyard is a lovely place for morning breakfast.

minor points for improvement ; breakfast finished quickly and took awhile to refill, slow service slightly, tv reception bad and aircond was making noise in our room making it quite hard to sleep at night.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank Nush_Pop
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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

Was in Melaka on 13th Sept 2013. Manage to book one deluxe double room. Was impress with the hotel and the room was clean. The staff name Neezan was very helpful and friendly to show us a beautiful houses with garden but the most surprising thing was the breakfast, simple but good. Unfortunately we could not extend another night as the hotel was fully booked for the second day. But I don't blame the hotel, we decided last minute to extend another day. Will definitely stay at Hotel Puri Melaka again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank edora_yasmin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Amazing place. Very close to Jonker street and all the highlights of the city.

Lovely mini museum and beautifull courtyard.

The breakfast in another nice courtyard is very good; plenty of variety. Staff were friendly and and willing to walk the extra mile.

Rooms are clean and bathrooms provide several amenities.

No elevator available, but friendly staff helped us to take the suitcases upstairs.

Really a nice place to stay!

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank ES-NL
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Paris
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20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2013

Overall Hotel Puri in Malacca is very good even when you take the standard room. Room is large, clean and quiet. Breakfast is very good.
Hotel Puri has become very popular (and rightly so because in the heart of the historical part of the city) and the common premises are great heritage. Standard rooms are built in a new extension, lean and clean however lacking a bit in character.
If you visit in a quieter season than we did, you may prefer hotels in the same street or on the river banks (i.e. smaller but with more heritage rooms).
Having said that Puri Hotel is very good value and service is very efficient.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank PBBParis
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Property: Hotel Puri
Address: Hotel Puri 118 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Melaka
#7 Romantic Hotel in Melaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Puri 3.5*
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Puri Melaka is a boutique hotel in the heart of the old city of Malacca. The hotel is a carefully restored Peranakan house which once belonged to the decendants of an eminent philanthropist and rubber plantation owner, Tan Kim Seng. Extending 100 metres long, its distinct characteristics are its beautiful and intricately decorated façade & the impressive length of the house. Retaining its old charm, Hotel Puri Melaka provides modern amenities to its hotel guests. ... more   less 
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