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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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San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Old Town Guesthouse over the busy holiday weekend in May. It was like an Oasis in the madness that is Melaka on a weekend! Chua and his partner were there to greet us and gave us so much info about the guesthouse, the area, best places to eat, things to see and how to plan the rest...

Thank jostevenson91
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This place was wonderful. Best place I stayed in malaysia. The rooms are so cute and lovely. Perfect if your a couple. The owner was so helpful and lovely and helped us plan everything. Rooms where cozy and beautiful paintings on the wall x

Thank Cara F
New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This guest house is the true gem of Malacca! Stayed here for 3 nights, wish I could stay longer! In addition to the super clean room and common areas, the best thing about this place is the friendly owners who treated me like a real friend. I was the only guest during my stay as it was in the low...

Thank beaverdam7
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for the first 3 nights of a 4wk tour around Malaysia. I hope the other guesthouses we visit along the way are nearly as good as this. The whole place is spotlessly clean. Rooms are comfortable with good air con. It's a 5-10min walk to the local sights. Chua was a great host. He went out of...

Thank Andy K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

What can I say, I loved this place! From the moment you walk up the stairs the art work captures your eye and continues on throughout every room of the building. The communal areas are gorgeous with loads of comfortable seating, hanging egg chairs, tables for eating, books to exchange and big glass windows. The rooms are great, with windows...

Thank Jozborn
Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Clean (no shoes inside the house has a reason!), quiet and peaceful (no pubertal party crowd), big rooms with good bathroom facilities, very appealing sitting area with a library, kitchen facilities, free (selfcatering) breakfast, lots of information, great recommendations from the host (food, sights, transport - you name it) Washing-line and if you ask, you might get your laundry done...

Thank Heike M
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for a 3 nights in Old Town Guesthouse, but could have stayed longer if we had the time. The owner, Chua is lovely and very knowledgeable about Melaka and the rest of Malaysia. He helped us plan our stay in Melaka and with where to go next in Malaysia. The guest house is clean and comfortable, and the...

Thank Triptikia
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stayed for 4 nights with our family. Centrally located, extremely clean, very nice communal areas. Friendly and informed owner. Highly recommend. Good value too. I really loved the location as it feels more 'real' but yet within minutes walking of all Melaka has to offer.

Thank JohnF1978
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

We had a great 4 nights here! It's an easy walk to the old town and close to loads of cheap and delicious restaurants. Chua is what made this place really great though - he's so friendly and helpful. And the decorations on all the walls are amazing!

Thank Juppers
Porthcawl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

The owner was so kind and welcoming as soon as we arrived. He gave us a lot of information about the area, including where to go and where to eat. We were very grateful for his time and knowledge. The room was very clean, just like all the communal areas. And our air con worked well, and the wifi was...

Thank zparris66

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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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  • 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: £11 - £28 (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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