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The Explorer Hotel

Plaza Merdeka No. 1 Jalan Merdeka, Melaka 75000 Malaysia
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#42 of 243 hotels in Melaka

Finding an ideal family-friendly hotel in Melaka does not have to be difficult. Welcome to The Explorer Hotel, a nice option for travellers like you.

While staying at The Explorer Hotel, visitors can check out Malacca Sultanate Palace (0.1 mi) and Cheng Hoon Teng Temple (0.6 mi), some of Melaka's top attractions.

Guest rooms offer amenities such as a flat screen TV and air conditioning, and guests can go online with free wifi offered by the hotel.

If you are driving to The Explorer Hotel, free parking is available.

While visiting Melaka, you may want to try some crab at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Aunty Fatso Restaurant (肥嫂), Restoran Tong Sheng, or Medan Ikan Bakar Muara Sungai Duyung.

If you are interested in exploring Melaka, check out one of the historic sites, such as No 8 Heeren Street Heritage Centre, A Famosa Fort, and Chetti Village.

The Explorer Hotel looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Melaka.

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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
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Patsy A wrote a review Jan 2020
Melbourne, Australia62 contributions21 helpful votes
Hotel was booked so had a standard room. The room was small with 2 single beds. Clean. Tea and coffee making facilities but only 3 in 1 coffee and green tea. Standard rooms do not come with a fridge. You can use the hotel fridge in the lobby but you need to hand over your stuff to the staff. No hassle. They are friendly. Malaysian breakfast. No toaster and no egg station however. Good selection for breakfast and the service is good. Dataran Pahlawan is next door and Jonker Street is a short walk. The Malay bazaar is next door too.
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Date of stay: December 2019
Room Tip: Second floor. There are 2 outdoor sitting areas on this floor and a small play area for kids.
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chingt2013 wrote a review Dec 2019
9 contributions1 helpful vote
A total budget hotel using the excuse of eco-friendly. Room we stayed in had the tap at the sink running water all day and the tap not fixed, so how can it be eco-friendly when they are wasting water? Staff at front desks are like robots, and when we request for luggage storage, we were being informed that their luggage room was full! U have to give extra deposit for additional key card request, and u will be charge penalty RM50 if u lose the key card. Corridor is not air conditioned which is fine, but it's not well maintained and dirty. Everything is falling apart. Unless ur priority is location, I will not recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Ian J wrote a review Nov 2019
Singapore4 contributions
Rooms are pretty aged, with some rust on bars but beds and bathrooms are pretty clean. Location is really good, right beside the mall. Not much complaints. Rooms are always available even during holiday season. Worth a try if on tight budget
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
DietmarGruber wrote a review Jul 2019
Karlsruhe, Germany933 contributions274 helpful votes
Normal hotel in Melaka. Good service at the reception. Rooms are very small, not very clean. After taking a shower there was a lot of water on the floor for hours. Parking service ok. WLAN ok. For one night it is ok.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
Zlatan88 wrote a review Jul 2019
Singapore, Singapore8 contributions
Stayed for one night from 6 July 2019 till 07 July 2019. The room is small buy overall is totally fine for me. Very near to uptown market and shops and shopping mall. Recommended hotel. Breakfast wad Nasi Lemak.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with friends
US$17 - US$32 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
MalaysiaMelaka StateCentral Melaka DistrictMelaka
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Explorer Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to The Explorer Hotel?
Nearby attractions include St. Paul's Hill & Church (Bukit St. Paul) (0.2 km), Malacca Heritage Centre (0.3 km), and Malacca Sultanate Palace (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Explorer Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and a business centre.
Is parking available at The Explorer Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Explorer Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Nadeje Cake House, Sirocco Restaurant, and Molten Chocolate Cafe.
Are there any historical sites close to The Explorer Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting A Famosa Fort (1.1 km), The Royal Press (0.7 km), and Casababa Gallery (0.7 km).