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Old Town Guesthouse

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08/06/2017 09/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Cool and quirky guesthouse, walls decorated with paintings, some were buildings from around Melaka. Owners were really nice and knowledgeable, always more than willing to give advice on places to visit and where to eat! We had a private double room (all with shared bathrooms). Everywhere was extremely clean, air con worked perfectly. Also a very nice communal area. Breakfast...

Thank mperkf
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

With out doubt one of the best places you'll stay in Asia, the rooms aren't the biggest or best and the property not the newest, but the location, the facilities and the host chua make the stay enormously rewarding, the museums, church's, mosque, china town and little India all on your doorstep, plenty of shops plenty of restaurants, malls and...

Thank Chris M
Grand Falls Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We loved our stay here as the owners are so friendly and kind! Their place is spotless with everything a traveller would need. We are older travellers who found this place to be quiet and met all our needs. Great neighbourhood. Easy to walk everywhere. Highly recommend!

Thank darmstro56
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Everything about my stay at the Old Town Guesthouse was great. They are probably the friendliest people I've encountered during my 6 weeks of travel. Breakfast, coffee, tea, water is all provided and also a lot of advice about where to go in Melaka. Not right in the old city, about a 5 minute walk, which is nice to be...

Thank Johanna S
New York City, New York
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I had such a great stay at Old Town Guesthouse. The entire place is beautifully painted, comfortable, well maintained, and clean. The host was very friendly, giving me a tour and explanation of the city when I first arrived. I even got to do some laundry for free. I truly felt like I was home, they took such good care...

1Thank worldtravelingyogi
Deep River, Canada
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed here 5 nights and would definitely recommend it to other travellers on a budget. The best part was our fantastic host, Choa. He showed us around the guesthouse as soon as we arrived and gave us tips on what to see and where to eat (although he's always around somewhere if you have a question, he is quiet...

1Thank livelytania
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

very very friendly host! gives you a map and tips for places to eat, to look at, where to walk... the whole place is lovely, all the walls painted pretty. good showers and nice bedrooms. come here if you are in melacca for a perfect starting point for your adventures here :)

Thank traveltimo2015
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Love the place, felf like home and safe. It was walking distance to jonker street . We were able to explore melacca by just walking. Chua was easily contactable by email and he made our stay a memorable one.

Thank Karshini J
OldTownMelaka, Owner at Old Town Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Karshini. Thank you for the review and that you enjoyed the stay at my place. Wishing that you will come back again next time. Till then, take care and all the best.

Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

The stay at Chua's Guesthouse was absolutely satisfying ! The rooms are very neat and with a fan plus air-con ! He provides free laundry and some toast with jam and coffe/tea for brakefast ! In the whole house you can walk barefoot as the floor is clean like your own home !

Thank AomLuzern
OldTownMelaka, Owner at Old Town Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hello Claudio. Thank you for the review. It's really nice to meet you. Wishing you an enjoyable holiday throughout Malaysia and maybe you will come back again next time.

Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Perfect location: This guesthouse is located few minutes away from Little India or Chinatown and at the foot of Saint Paul hill. There are plenty of small chinese food stall next door, for cheap prices and busy with local atmosphere and for any tastes. A bit further (50m away), Indian cheap buffet, and further a market. Away from the touristic...

1Thank blf_101
OldTownMelaka, Owner at Old Town Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Glad that you enjoyed the stay. Hope that you will come back again next time. Wishing you an enjoyable holiday.

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Old Town Guesthouse, a place where you can feel at home. We’re a budget guesthouse with charm and we are one of the cheapest options because we don’t have staff – we do everything ourselves. Our home is your home – come sit back, relax, and join us for a cup of coffee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Old Town Guesthouse

Address: 119 Jalan Temenggong, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: ₹ 873 - ₹ 2,329 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Check your onlinebooking portal - there are different options.”
325heikem, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't come here alone, not a really social, lively place.”
bigmanron, 7 Feb 2015 | Read review
“make sure you get an aircon room. during summer gets so hot and sticky to sleep at night, fans to no do it.”
williamsmartin852, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Our room sepuluh had no outside windows, which made it cool, and quiet. The guesthouse is on a busy street.”
Lyndel1374, 14 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The #17 bus from Sentral bus station to Christ Church/Info Center is a little bit more of a walk but departs much more frequently at 10-15 mins vs. 1 hr+ for Bukit Chia bus.”
Coolbreezetraveler, 17 Nov 2013 | Read review
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