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Gingerflower Boutique Hotel

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No 13 Jalan Tun Tan Near Jonker Walk, Malacca River, Christchurch, St Paul's Hill, Red Square etc, Melaka 75200 Malaysia
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#20 of 231 hotels in Melaka
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The Gingerflower Boutique Hotel is a beautiful heritage boutique hotel housed in a tastefully restored Peranakan townhouse within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Melaka, near Jonker Walk & the Malacca River. Retaining the gracious old world charm of a 19th century cultural and architectural treasure while offering contemporary luxury to ensure a comfortable stay, the Hotel will appeal to visitors wishing to immerse in the cultural splendour of an elegant by-gone era, while indulging in some of the finer luxuries of contemporary living. The Hotel's elegant rooms feature beautiful en-suite Italian marble bathrooms with sensuous rain showers and luxury amenities. Each room is designed in contemporary boutique hotel style. You lay your head on plush down pillows, sleep on sumptuous pillow top beds dressed in luxurious bed linen, use waffle yukata bathrobes, watch large flat screen TVs, surf the internet with complimentary wi-fi connectivity & enjoy a turn down service in the evening.
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Free private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Car park
Wifi
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Non-smoking hotel
Private check-in / check-out
Ironing service
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
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Telephone
Flatscreen TV
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Complimentary toiletries
Bottled water
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Non-smoking rooms
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Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Malay
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Al-Hafiz wrote a review Jul 2020
Shah Alam, Malaysia5 contributions
This boutique hotel made use of every inches of the place for the comfort of their guests. Small room but compensated with middle-high decor and deluxe shower concept. Perfect for solo or duo travellers that are looking for affordable and satisfying short stay.
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Date of stay: July 2020
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Lindy L wrote a review Feb 2020
Wiltshire, United Kingdom120 contributions76 helpful votes
For the price, this is a great little hotel. Don't be put off by the ramshackle approach. Inside it's clean and comfortable with helpful, friendly staff. Be warned, many of the rooms have no outlook, just a little atrium and some have no windows. We went for a larger one with a balcony and were very glad. Can't say we'd have sat out as it's not a romantic view! But gives you a sense of space and somewhere to dry clothes. Efficient use of space to turn reception into a breakfast area.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from NearJonkerWalk, Guest Services at Gingerflower Boutique Hotel
Responded 22 Jun 2020
Dear Lindy L, Thank you for taking the time to review the Gingerflower Boutique Hotel. We hope you had a great stay with us. We are indeed a heritage boutique hotel housed in a turn-of-the-century Peranakan conservation townhouse located with the UNESCO World Heritage site of Melaka. As such, many of the original features of the building have been beautifully restored and preserved, and in keeping with the original Dutch-Straits Chinese architecture, many of the rooms have windows that look into the original airwell atrium space within the building. There is only one room in the hotel with no windows - this is due to the architecture and conservation status of the building. The description of the room is mentioned in the booking engines, so that guests are aware that this particular room has no window and can choose to avoid booking it if they prefer. Staying at the Gingerflower Boutique Hotel is indeed akin to staying in a fragment of history. However, so that all our guests have a comfortable stay, we have ensured that all the ensuite bathrooms are modern and contemporary, clad with Italian white marble and fitted with rain showers. It is great to hear that you were very glad to have chosen our larger room with a balcony with a view of the Malacca River. It does provide a sense of space, and even somewhere to dry clothes. We are happy that you have found our hotel to be of good value, and also that it is in a great location. We hope that you had the opportunity to walk to Jonker Walk and to many of the other places of interest (such as Christchurch, Dutch Square, the Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum) which are minutes away from the Hotel. We would love to have you stay with us again when you are next visiting Melaka. Many thanks again, and with warm regards, Jo
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Nic P wrote a review Nov 2019
Ballan, Australia24 contributions2 helpful votes
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I booked this boutique hotel from recommendations in the Lonely Planet. Room was smaller than expected and no windows except for a shutter to a tiny courtyard. Nice comfortable bed and pillows was a plus. Breakfast was limited and lacked variety. Pastries were stale. Staff pleasant but could be more proactive towards guests. Location great to china town, cafes and market.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from Jo-Anne Chang, Other at Gingerflower Boutique Hotel
Responded 15 Jul 2020
Dear 561nicp, Thank you for posting a review of our hotel. We are very sorry to hear that your room was not to your liking, but we are glad to hear you found the bed and pillows nice and comfortable. Our hotel is a heritage hotel, and is housed in a beautifully restored conservation Peranakan townhouse. We have preserved many of the antique features that make up the unique architecture of the building, such as the antique Peranakan tiles, frescoes and airwell. In keeping with the original Dutch-Straits Chinese architecture, some of the rooms have windows that look into the original airwell courtyard space within the building. Our hotel does have rooms where the windows face the outside (street view), and we will be very happy to accommodate you in such a room in the future. Please simply let us know upon making a reservation. We will feedback to our chef regarding your comments on the breakfast. We sincerely apologise for the shortcomings as this is not our usual standard. We will certainly look into this matter. Our location close to Jonker Walk and many of Malacca's historical and cultural places of interest and famous food places makes our hotel a convenient location to stay. We hope you were able to explore on foot many of the sites that make Melaka a unique place to visit. We thank you again for choosing to stay with us and we hope to welcome you back soon. With warm regards, Jo
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calicalo wrote a review Nov 2019
California9 contributions2 helpful votes
I must express my appreciation for Atikah, Rahim, Husain, and Lina. Whenever we had questions, requests or needed information, they provided impeccable service - professional, efficient and friendly. They also worked well as a team to make sure we were taken care of. It was always nice to see their smiling faces. In short, they made our stay perfect. Thank you!
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Jo-Anne Chang, Other at Gingerflower Boutique Hotel
Responded 15 Jul 2020
Dear calicalo, Many thanks for the your glowing review, especially for our staff Atikah, Rahim, Husain and Lina. We are very happy to hear that they were professional, efficient and friendly, and worked well as a team to ensure that you were taken care of. We are very fortunate that our staff enjoy going above and beyond to create memorable experiences for our guests, and in your case, made your stay perfect. We would like to thank you for choosing to stay with the Gingerflower Boutique Hotel, and we look forward to welcoming you back again in the not too distant future. Should you need help to make a booking or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us via WhatsApp (+60 11 1051 8180) or at reservations@gingerflowerboutiquehotel.com so that we may assist. With warmest regards, Jo
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Tony W wrote a review Jul 2019
Canberra, Australia22 contributions10 helpful votes
A great location one street back from Junker Walk. A single width shop house so the rooms are off a long corridor. Some of the rooms only have windows to internal courtyards and are also quite small, however, they are priced accordingly. Our room was a delux room and had a small balcony that over looked the river, which made it very bright and cheerful. The staff are very friendly and helpful, Ripon, who cleans the rooms was always sparky. Breakfast, included, is a mix of local dishes and toast and pastries, and is OK, but we preferred to venture out and eat at one of the many local establishment that open for breakfast.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Response from NearJonkerWalk, Guest Relations Manager at Gingerflower Boutique Hotel
Responded 19 Aug 2019
Dear 680tonyw, thank you for taking the time to leave a great review for us. The Gingerflower Boutique Hotel is indeed a turn of the century conservation Peranakan shophouse, and we have preserved these features and architecture befitting of it being in a UNESCO World Heritage site. The rooms with windows looking into the internal courtyards (airwells) are part of this historical architecture. We are really happy to know that you have enjoyed your room, and that our hotel staff were friendly and helpful. Please let us know if you are coming by Melaka way again in the event that we can help you out with planning your trip. We would love to have you back at our hotel again. Many thanks again and warm regards, Joanne
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PRICE RANGE
US$37 - US$52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaMelaka StateCentral Melaka DistrictMelaka
NUMBER OF ROOMS
13
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gingerflower Boutique Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Gingerflower Boutique Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca (0.3 km), Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum (0.1 km), and River Walk (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gingerflower Boutique Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and breakfast buffet.
What food & drink options are available at Gingerflower Boutique Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Gingerflower Boutique Hotel?
Yes, free private parking nearby, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gingerflower Boutique Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bikini Toppings, Trois by navy, and The Baboon House.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Gingerflower Boutique Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Chinese, and Malay.
Are there any historical sites close to Gingerflower Boutique Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting A Famosa Fort (1.3 km), The Royal Press (0.2 km), and Casababa Gallery (0.2 km).