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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Layang-layang for the hospitality. Me and my girlfriend loved our stay. The ambience of the guesthouse is such as like a old house. A walk away from the tour sites. So many cute and original cafes around.

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3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location was fantastic, just 5 mins walk to jonker street. Rooms were ok, bed was comfortable, but no dressing table / mirror is provided in the room itself, only at the shared toilet. Soundproofing is bad, but totally understand due to the wooden structure,not recommended for light sleepers. Toilets were ok but probably need more cleaning throughout the day, during... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

The staff have been friendly and polite the entire stay from when we checked to when we checked out. During the day if you are in the lobby just sitting around, they sometimes come over with fresh fruits and local desserts. The rooms are large and the amenities (bathroom, biscuit+tea+ coffee station) were well maintained and clean. Everything about our... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Promised the ladies there that i ll write a review here in TA. A bit late but hey better late then never. stayed here last May and booked last minute through AGODA. Arrived around 10 and the lady was out but put a notice on her wall asked me to call. check in was smooth and she showed me around... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Due to its wooden structure, you can hear the sound of people talking in the next room, and also hear them walk around - something to consider if you prefer a quiet stay. Shared showers and water closets are properly maintained and cleaned. No towels and breakfast provided. If you're driving, parking will be quite hard to get as its... More 

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Thank Afi M
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9 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

I and my friend traveled to Melaka in Aug,2016, just spent 2 days in this ancient place. It is easy to find our guest house. It has a good location which is near to night market, and some attraction destinations. This is the first time we have stayed in a guest house, so we were excited. We find Layang Layang... More 

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team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Ayumi N, Thank you very much for your review. We are also very sorry to hear that several things throughout your stay did not meet your expectations. Actually, we have some male staff who could assist you with your luggage if you request. Some of our double rooms (only Standard Room No Window) are located on the ground floor.... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

It's my 3rd time staying here. Literally a stone throw away from the famous Jonker Street. It's easy to travel around central Malacca with bikes. Staffs're friendly and helpful. Reasonable price. However, as it is a very old building, sound-proofing is the down side. Overall an excellent guest house for this price.

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Thank Meryl L
team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Meryl L, Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review about our guesthouse. For your information, we are currently planning to work on improving our soundproofing system in the guesthouse. We cannot promise that it will be done very soon as it requires a suitable timing (usually during low season), but we are certain that... More 

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9 reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

It is really impressive with the design and all the decorations. However in the middle of the night i can hear people upstairs walking everywhere. I can hear their footage and know where they are walking. Happen many times and it kept me awake for almost the whole night and finally i get to sleep in peace for 3 hours... More 

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Thank Yeunyue C
team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Yeunyue C, Thank you very much for your feedback! We are truly sorry to hear that you did not get to enjoy your sleep throughout the night. For your information, we are currently planning to work on improving our soundproofing system in the guesthouse. We cannot promise that it will be done very soon as it requires a suitable... More 

Kuala Lumpur
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Friendly staff attended us,gave us a room over looking the street. We even had a mini photo shooting in our room due to the great natural sunlight. It can be rather noisy during night time.So if you're a light sleeper you might want to avoid choosing rooms facing main street.Other wise everything is worth the price we'd paid.

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Thank VsaJean
team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello VsaJean, Thank you very much for your wonderful review, and we hope to welcome you back again soon! :D Regards. More 

Island of Malta, Malta
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9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Stayed in Melaka just for one night - loved this guest house - quaint and laid back with the friendliest hosts. the outdoor area just by the street was perfect to watch life go by in the early evenings. Bikes are also provided , perfect way to get around this little town. Stay here and you wont regret it!

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1 Thank Ruthie84
team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Ruthie84, Thank you very much for your perfect rating! Glad to know that you had a very great stay with us in this historical town. Take care, and hope to see you again soon! :D Regards. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Layang Layang Guest House is located at Blacksmith Street, which is known today as Jalan Tukang Besi. It is only one-minute walk to Jonker Street (Jonker Walk), and is the best location during your exploration in one of the oldest heritage sites in Malaysia that is preserved till today. The building of the guesthouse is believed to be over 100 years old. Back in the olden days, it used to be a famous opium den, and was once a brothel too! As you stay in the wooden house with history, it often feels like travelling back in time. Its original structure remains, including the large beautiful courtyard that represents the “feng shui” of the house. Fully restored since 2013, the guesthouse offers a fusion of old world charm and modern convenience. Today, it has a total of 20 fully air-conditioned rooms and 8 shared bathrooms that are cleaned and well-maintained at all times and equipped with quality toilet amenities. Combined with modern and heritage design, we assure our guests staying with pleasure and views of the heritage street. Carefully selected room furniture, cozy lobby, and the secret garden create a clean, soothing, and comfortable environment for your breakaway relaxation experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Layang Layang Guest House

Address: 26 Jalan Tukang Besi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: £15 - £21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Layang Layang Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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Sama-Sama Guesthouse Hotel Melaka
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“Choose the one with the courtyard view”
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 of 5 bubbles leaha730, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“i chose the room with window”
 of 5 bubbles Megah_Yang, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose a bright room maybe an upper floor room is preferred if you can climb the wooden stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles BlancherBaliAdvice, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose a bright room but it depends on availability and the number of guests you are going with.”
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“if you are a light sleeper, make sure you choose the room far away from the window”
 of 5 bubbles sumomoc, 24 May 2016 | Read review
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