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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
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...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • 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: RM47 - RM85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“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
“I think its worth spending a little extra for air conditioning. The town is super warm and humid so coming back to an air conditioned room felt like luxury!”
 of 5 bubbles cj_australia83, 11 Nov 2013 | Read review
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