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The Explorer Hotel
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Reviewed May 31, 2014

Hotel's location is great because it is walking distance to many attractions like the Taming Sari, Museums, Fort, River Cruise. It is much easier to walk to these places rather than driving around because of the traffic jam.

Parking is easy too because they have a parking lot. Shopping and eating are no problem as there are many places nearby.

Also, the staff are trustworthy because we accidentally left our ring at room. When we called, the staff at the reception (can't remember her name) went and searched. She found the ring and promised to courier it but we told that we will come and get it ourselves. We went back after 1 week and managed to get it without any hassle from the person in charge.

Will definitely come back!

Room Tip: Get the one facing the main road as the view is better.
  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Room is basic and clean. Bed is comfortable. Limited size but just nice. Location perfect! Opposite to mahkota mall and night market every friday night. Walking distance to jonker walk about 15minute. McD across the street. Would stay here again

Stayed: May 2014
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

Booked The Explorer Hotel during our short 2 days getaway at Melaka. Prior to booking, I had reminded myself, do not expect too much as this is a budget hotel. Guess what I was right.

The room was given minimum decorations and they do not even have a cupboard to hang our clothes. The soap dispenser does not work as it was jammed and the floor was slightly dirty.

There is only factor that makes this hotel worth the stay. The location. It is only less than 1 minutes walk to Mahkota Plza and directly opposite is Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall. Jonker Walk is only less than 10 minutes walk away.

If you want a hotel that is low in price with a superb location, this is the hotel.

  • Stayed: April 2014, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Had a one night stay at this hotel. Drove from singapore to here with the help of GPS navigator.. No trouble as the signages of the hotel could be seen clearly next to Mahkota parade shopping mall. The hotel has an adjacent multi- storey carpark, the ticket can be validated at the hotel reception each time you drive out. Hotel reception was polite and swift. Room was really small, but the good location compensated for that. Stayed in a room on the 4th floor near the front end of the long corridor, but could hear the loud thumping disco music coming from nearby nightclubs even at 2am!

Stayed: April 2014, traveled with friends
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

Room is extremely small for MYR170 per night.

Pictures on their website are rather misleading.

Reception personnel were rude and arrogant when we complained about the room rate.

We'll never stay here again.

Stayed: February 2014, traveled with family
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