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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Peranakan Culture themed hotel perfectly situated in the midst of malacca central. We had a blast strutting around Melaka and Jonker street then taking retreat after in this museum like hotel was a superb combination. A must try for malacca travelers. Only needs improvement on their breakfast menu, food choices were dull and cold.

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Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Right in the middle of the old town. The room was pretty big and clean. There's room without windows. We choose with window. Our room was on the back, has huge balcony over looking the parking lot. Nice to sit outside when the sun is down. Breakfast was lame on weekdays, bread, fried eggs and jam. Weekend has more variety.... More 

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Thank Chin V
Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The hotel is quirky as are the staff and the breakfast arrangement. You get a ticket each day for breakfast which you present in the dining room weekdays you get individually prepared meal weekends it is dive in with everyone tothe Asian buffet. Very close to all attractions, clean towels every day Very cheap hotel,do try it I have been... More 

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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Stayed here during the trip several years ago, forgot to write a review then. The room is clean with all the facilities required. The location for this place is also good, able to walk to Jonker street, etc. It is really a nice place to immerse yourself into the culture, a place to sit back and really relax~

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We were surprised by how much this place had improved from our last stay here. The rooms now have card access, and there are even basic toiletries available. The common areas have also been refurbished. For the price, this is a good place to stay and it is close to the nearby famous eateries. Breakfast is basic but very reasonable... More 

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

An amazing experience to stay here in the heart of the Chinese heritage district. A very old building - amazingly cheap and with an absolutely fascinating historical interior. As far removed from a Travelodge as it is possible to be! A small room but again, with fascinating fittings. A bit noisy at the front but worth it to get the... More 

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Singapore
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Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Located at a quieter street parallel to Jonker street, and being a hotel refurbished from a heritage building make it an interesting place to stay. For the price of the rooms, I would think it is a decent place to stay in. Rooms are basic but clean. More importantly, given the hot and humid weather in Melaka, the powerful air... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We arrived in Melaka without a hotel booking as we unfortunately did not realize that it seemed to be holiday season. Every hotel we tried was fully booked and so we ended up at Baba House unintentionally as they had a room. This is a tired, very basic hotel, although their price for a room was not very cheap. The... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

My friends & I stayed here for the weekend. On our first night arriving to the hotel, the staff told us not to park in front and we had to drive all the way to the back and almost got lost finding for parking. The staff who checked us in were not friendly nor helpful. The room was okay but... More 

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Jurong, Singapore
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Me and my wife stayed at the Baba House located at Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock Malacca, Malaysia. The Hotel is a historic building show casing traditional Peranakan culture and decoration. It is conveniently located in the heart of historic Malacca - short walking distance to the many Shops and Eateries along the vibrant Jonker Street. The Hotel room is... More 

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Additional Information about The Baba House

Address: 125-127 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: ₹ 1,782 - ₹ 2,673 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Baba House 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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“Choose a room at the front. A bit noisy but you get a window and a great position overlooking the fascinating street!”
 of 5 bubbles DavidB388, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Overall the hotel is noisy with lots of screaming kids running up and down the passages.”
 of 5 bubbles 947AnnT, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Parking is at the back of the hotel, so dont try and park at the busy Jonker Walk where the front of the hotel is facing.”
 of 5 bubbles alphaev7, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“ask for one with a window”
 of 5 bubbles davidwV5035CW, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room are quite and Heritage style”
 of 5 bubbles zam78, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
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