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Makassar, Indonesia
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff was lovely and very helpfull. The room was clean, super clean(shared bathroom). Location is the best. Wifi super. They have some bikes for you to rent. They have a terrace upstairs near the bathroom and kitchen and the view is the marvelous Malacca river. At afternoon they open a mini cafe alongside the river.

Thank safiralazuardy
1 review
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Nice view, amazing environment. It is an amazing budget hotel for people who like to experience melaka's jonker street. It even has an amazing view facing the melaka river. It is outside of the room which is still nice. The room include wifi which is okay, but who needs wifi when you're on jonker street? In conclusion, it is not... More 

Thank aiman a
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Not a place for us to recommend or return. The room we stayed has a attached bathroom and it needs proper cleaning. Room conditions are poorly maintain and DEFINATELY needs CLEANING/ENCHANCEMENT. Bed conditions are acceptable. Staff are courteous.

1 Thank linda_ps2k
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

It's a very comfortable and yet very clean hotel. Very convenient to the Jonker Walk area where you can get easy excess to almost everything. The host are friendly and safety are secure. Close to Orang Utan and Hard Rock Cafe. Walking distance to the Historical Centre.

1 Thank Beck I
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

perfect location just off jonker street and Great value for money! The lady owner was super helpful and friendly and made us very welcome, we stayed here for 4 nights, rooms average could do with more cleaning/modernising,shared bathroom/toilet not bad. Lovely little balcony where you can sit have a drink, food is lovely here too. Wifi is great especially if... More 

Thank Tori_toots
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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375 reviews
150 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This was a very nice room. A well maintained property. It's a pitty the Chinese families and their kids running around random hours. Made it a little irritating. Having said that the stay was mostly pleasant. Water dispenser, hot and cold, a river side opening to walk to, a cafe, steady wifi, decent air condition etc.

Thank SinghGaurav
Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Location is good, just at the entrance of Jonker Street, and in front of river, can chill out in the bar with a nice view. But room is very basic, only a bed and side table inside, need to share bathroom/toilet. Bedsheet and towel is bit worn off. Recommend if you want a good location with a budget, otherwise, can... More 

Thank Maggiemmcat
Rome, Italy
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

A lovely old house on the river side in China town, this hotel has a few rooms with private bathroom and we had one of those and spent a very pleasant time in Malacca. The Hotel is as clean as very few I have ever been in my entire life .The owner of the hotel is a family and they... More 

Thank TheLadyInTheWater
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

River Song Residence is a nice place to stay. Very relaxing place especially behind the residence where anyone can sit having beer or food facing the river. Rooms and shower/toilet is clean. About 2 minutes walk to the famous Jonker Street.

Thank Conrad M
Bangkok, Thailand
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75 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

A nice spot by the river for a drink. A very good selection including Cider & iced tea Tarik. The service was friendly and happily go again for a riverside snack. We didn't go inside so can't comment on the main hotel, but likely to be a backpacker establishment.

Thank jabela30

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Additional Information about River Song Residence

Address: 100 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: RM67 - RM142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — River Song Residence 2*
Number of rooms: 13
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“maybe room without attached bathroom as I noticed sharing bathroom is much cleaner”
 of 5 bubbles linda_ps2k, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Grd floor room might be a bit slightly less quiet than 1st floor: B9 room with attached bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles 550mandys, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the second floor better unless you want an ensuite room”
  • night light on the wall
  • twin room
 of 5 bubbles hktraveller328, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Convenient location to Jonka st, Good view of the Melaka river, Air-con, 2nd level has less noise due to the wooden floor”
 of 5 bubbles alfred1980, 14 Jun 2015 | Read review
“View your room before handing over any money.”
 of 5 bubbles Andy1965_13, 8 Jun 2015 | Read review
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