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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2010

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights, and really liked it. The rooms are set in a huge old house, that is simple, rustic and right next to the river. Upstairs there's a balcony over-looking the water, while downstairs there's a common area with TV, big dining table, kitchen, internet and free cakes and cookies! Our room was...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 June 2010

We loved our stay here - even though we did put on weight with all the amazing food! Wonderful, attentive hosts who gave us detailed information about Melaka so we could enjoy our stay. A charming guest house, very clean and the beds are so cosy! Highyl recommend to all. PS we loved the free cakes!

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London
Reviewed 22 May 2010

We really enjoyed our stay at the Riverview Guesthouse. The owners (Mani and Raymond) were probably amongst the nicest guesthouse owners we have met on our travels over the last 8 months. If Mani and Raymond were not around Faisal would be there and he was also extemely helpful and nice. The guesthouse rooms were good size and clean. The...

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Thank Darren_Malin
UK
Reviewed 31 March 2010

When you stay at the River View, you are being invited into a kind home to share something of the town and way of life. Excellent joining instructions. Map and local tips on arrival. Welcoming cake and fruit. Above all, Mani and Raymond go out of their way, well out of their way, to make you feel comfortable. Charming location...

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Montreal
Reviewed 13 March 2010

Raymond and Mani were the perfect hosts! So friendly and so helpful, they went above and beyond the call of duty! This modest guesthouse is full of character, and the location alongside the river is great. Within walking distance of every point of interest, it makes it easy to wander around town. The place to stay if you are coming...

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UK
Reviewed 28 February 2010

This was a great hostel to stay in in Melaka, great value, great location, brilliant hosts who were always more than helpful. As soon as we arrived they provided us with a map and showed us where everything was, where to eat, what to see etc, great for us since we had no clue at all!! The hostel is a...

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Oxford
Reviewed 26 February 2010

It's a lovely, characterful traditional house in Chinatown, backing onto the recently remodelled riverfront. Near enough to the action but quiet enough to get great sleep. Superbly run by the delightful Mani Sarah and Raymond, it really does feel like a home from home, in a way that few guest houses seem to manage. When you arrive, you're given a...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 February 2010

We stayed for a week over Chinese New Year and were impressed by the accommodation and the owners. Its the perfect place to stay in Melaka, Mani and Raymond are wonderful hosts with an extensive knowledge of the area. Mani bakes the most delightful cakes for the guests. The home (Mani and Raymond live here) is clean and tidy and...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 February 2010

It's absolutely the perfect location. It's in the city center itself and you feel right at home when you come in. The owner is friendly and I got a lot of hints and a welcome drink as well. The view on the river and the little veranda are great. You can use the kitchen for free. WiFi is free as...

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ManiSarah, Owner at River View Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and constructive feedback. We apologise for the sleepless encounter in our guest house and take this matter seriously. We have already taken action on the bed bug report. In fact, we are already closed for a week for upgrade and have undertaken to also treat and quarantine all rooms in the house..

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Reviewed 3 February 2010

You only have to think of the bleak and/or grubby hotel rooms so often proposed to travellers (in Malaysia and elsewhere) to realize what a brilliant place this is. The River View does indeed overlook the river and is one of the most pleasant budget guest houses in this part of the world. Fully half of the old Chinese shop...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The guest house offers accommodation in comfortable twin or double divan bedded rooms with fan and common bathrooms (hot & cold shower) for up to 14 guests. All rooms have windows. Towels are provided for guest use. There is a sitting, tv and dining area with a kitchen for light cooking. Drinking water, coffee & tea is provided complimentary. The first floor terrace has a magnificent view of the Melaka River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River View Guest House

Address: 94 & 96 Jalan Kampong Pantai, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: ₹ 851 - ₹ 1,244 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“We stayed in room 9, the one most closer to the balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 351jaumec, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the family duplex is good, as there were 2 couples, It has balcony to rest and watch the river...so relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles RubySong, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want privacy, ask for a room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles cornucopia13, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“hear traffic until 2 or 3 am in the dorm”
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 of 5 bubbles hktraveller328, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go on the second floor, the first floor was pretty noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 412jonathan, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
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