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Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

This is one of the cleanest places I have ever stayed in! Too marks for cleanliness and top marks for the owner, very helpful and polite!! Only downfall was that the air com in our room created a funny smell. Apart from that, nice tea and coffee all day, close to loads of food stalls and restaurants, great location and...

Thank MichaelJade L
Whangaroa, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

This guesthouse was a little difficult to find, the instructions were very detailed but somehow we were on a different bus and got a little lost trying to find it. But when we finally arrived we were welcomed by a lovely friendly host who was very helpful and kind, with loads of local knowledge and advice. The guesthouse has lovely...

Thank Meg-NZmoo
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights and my only fault would be there is no zircon, just a shed load of fans. It can get hot at night. But Chua was so helpful, we are gluten intolerant and he wrote down in Malay certain things we need to avoid to show restaurants so that was good. The guesthouse is clean and...

Thank bigmanron
Reviewed 6 February 2015

The owner Chau is so very helpful and knowledgeable on what to see and do in Melaka. The guest house is clean and well set up for independent travellers with kitchen facilities and lots of comfortable sitting areas. We were worried that it might be noisy with our room overlooking the street but it was not a problem and we...

Thank Lindacoss
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay in the Old Town Guesthouse and would highly recommend it. The rooms are basic but clean with good air conditioning. The shared bathrooms were plentiful and kept very clean and the basic breakfast was welcome in the morning. The location was fine and within walking distance of the main sights plus was opposite a great...

1Thank Monkey969
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Brilliant guesthouse and excellent value. Chua went out of his way to help us. He showed us all the places to visit in Melaka, booked our taxi and stayed up late for our arrival as we had a late flight. The room was extremely clean and well maintained. We opted for a shared bathroom and the facilities were always spotless....

Thank chalky200
Reviewed 29 December 2014

This hostel is NOT recommended at all. First of all, the owner is arrogant, and he doesn't really know how to talk. It was the main reason why I didn't stay there. Or I could have compromise... When we talked over the Internet, he said "Thank you for your inquiry. Room 6 not available on your arrival. I will put...

Thank moloko3
Tampere, Finland
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Great location, great owner and great rooms. We stayed for 4 nights in private, airconditioned room and really enjoyed our stay. The place was really clean and there were hot shower also if you wanted to use it (it was so hot in Melaka that we preferred the cold shower). Guesthouse is close to many good restaurants in Chinatown and...

Thank ainorapu
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Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

The guesthouse is one of the best I have ever been. The owner is extremely friendly and gave us many suggestions about Melaka and Malaysia. The rooms and the common areas are really clean, since there is a really kind woman that cleans everything all the day long. Felt like staying at home!

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Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

This is just the best Guesthouse I've ever been! Perfect service, Chua knows everything you want to know about Melaka and can show you a lot of beautiful things! Staying at Old Town is definitely like being home! Thanks Chua, wish there would be more like you!! Old Town is close to the important places in Melaka, clean and comfortable....

Thank AlexJoJu

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public 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: ₹ 712 - ₹ 1,425 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Check your onlinebooking portal - there are different options.”
 of 5 bubbles 325heikem, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't come here alone, not a really social, lively place.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles Coolbreezetraveler, 17 Nov 2013 | Read review
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