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Reviewed 3 days ago

Did this trip 5 years ago and unfortunately I was very disappointed this time. Sole purpose of the management is get as many on-board as possible and get there and back ASAP. No do you want to get of here. Do you want to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ian T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were reading the newspaper about the Malacca River has been refurnishing. Therefore, we have drop by after our dinner. Unfortunately, we found the river is still smelly, just that there are having many lighting around now. We did not stay long as not feeling...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kahchuan2020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The river is very clean but the smell isn't. I don't know why it has that smell. You can see colorful walls and peaceful river.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Manzure
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walking strolling by the river bank from my hotel to and fro to The Shore and Cruise station. Nice view especially at night . The river was calm and clean . Recommended to cruise the river at night .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wazaruha
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If possible, do the night cruise: cooler, beautiful lights enhance the sights along the river from the murals on buildings to the well placed lights on the roofs of houses in Kg Morten.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SuadAwab
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Melaka River was once dubbed the ‘Venice of the East’ by European seafarers as it was a prominent port of entry for traders from Europe and Asia during the late 16th century. Spanning a total distance of 10km, it is also believed to be where...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Susan188
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I got to Malacca on a sunday aftenoon.Everything vas too crowded. I went back to the hotel when I started to enjoy it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Peppau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A busy boat service so walking my be the way at weekends many old buildings bars and hotels to stop eat people watch and relax. But the boat is a good trip return only these days .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank chuckwow56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meandering river gives Melaka a wonderful and sometimes playful look The walkways and cafes and historic sites border the river too. Simply beautiful!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank mpmilestogo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very touristy thing to do and see the art murals and buildings along the way, but it was not something I would do again or a must see in the city. As everyone else said, this is a 30 minute ride not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from Kirana H | Reviewed this property |
Not recommended stay near river due to noisy at nite from crowd choose close to convinience especially cafe and food stall to ease our needs at all time