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    The Explorer Hotel

    Plaza Merdeka No. 1 Jalan Merdeka, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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      2 adults
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          Overview
          • Excellent12%
          • Very good39%
          • Average35%
          • Poor8%
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          “shopping mall” (12 reviews)
          “jonker street” (25 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          2.5 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

          Very clean, friendly staff, excellent location. Was right next to Makhota Plaza Mall and across the road from the Melaka Mega Mall, a short walk to Chinatown, historical buildings, Menara Tamim Sari trishaw rides etc. Hard to fault, only the poor TV selection let it...More

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          Reviewed 2 weeks ago

          Pros: Very affordable option with good location: - 8min walk from Hatten hotel - coach drop-off/ pick-up point - ~10min walk to multiple shopping centres - 15min walk to Jonker street Cons: - Housekeeping: Used shampoo and body wash from previous guest was not cleared...More

          Thank borderless_w
          Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

          We travelled with a group of 35 We had 4 rooms that Slept 10 this was made up of 2 rooms with a king and 2 singles and a single bunk room Lovely clean and well laid out rooms Showers on 4th floor in block...More

          Thank Lozy092
          Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

          We have booked a night yesterday at Explorer . To be fair , let's state the pro first :- 1. Courteous staff 2. Good location but very bad traffic 3. Aircond is cold Con :- 1. For rm300 plus , I could have booked myself...More

          Thank LCLY
          Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

          Just check out from this hotel,stay at 330.room is small but can fix for 2 adult plus 2 child.breakfast complementary for 2 pax,below 10years foc. Room is clean,aircond and heater function perfectly..just channel for TV need more variety..but who needs..in the centre city,just walking distances,...More

          Thank Puteri S
          Swiss Hotel Heritage Boutique Melaka
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          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Free Parking
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          • Air Conditioning
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          • US$21 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 143
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          Ku F
          Is there an iron provided? Also i want to double check if there is hair dryer in the room?
          22 March 2017|
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          Response from christine c | Reviewed this property |
          There are iron n iron boards along the corridor outside the rooms...but no hair dryer inside the room toilets... 😄
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          suriaHM
          Is breakfast at your hotel serves halal foods?
          22 December 2016|
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          Response from chngtan5354 | Reviewed this property |
          First, Explorer Hotel is in Malacca and not in KL. Yes,the hotel serves Halal foods. The breakfast serve are simple Malaysia noodles and rice and not much side dishes.
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          Room Tips
          "Corner suites are larger...get rooms away from facing the Mall...can be very noisy."
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          "Choose higher floor to reduce the noise as the hotel is located at the centre of the city"
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          "room which facing garden or dataran pahlawan"
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          "ask for level 2 if you have kid coz they do have mini playground and patio at level 2..."
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