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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Great location, near to Jonker Street and convenient to the famous historical city in Malacca. The room wasn't fantastic but is great for short stay. Staff is friendly to provide you free map for the attractive place in Malacca.

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Thank Ice4my
team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Ice4my, Thank you very much for your feedback. Glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us overall. Here at Layang Layang Guest House, we strive to keep all our rooms very simple and basic while maintaining the comfort and cleanliness of each room. If you have a slightly higher budget, you can also opt for an upgrade...

Bandar Baru Bangi, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I enjoyed staying here, this place is gorgeous and I love the courtyard. The room was comfortable however you might need a sleep mask, the light from the windows were pretty bright (I'm very light sensitive). The toilet/bathroom was clean too and I appreciate the pantry they have. Thanks!

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team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello moozamohd, Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review about us. Glad to know that you enjoyed your stay overall! If you happen to return to our guesthouse again, perhaps you could request for a piece of towel from us to cover the window for better quality of sleep. Hope to see you again soon!...

Reviewed 2 August 2016

We really made a good choice when we booked this guesthouse. When we arrived, the friendly receptionist greeted us. Of course the atmosphere is old fashioned but clean and cozy. When we were showed to our room, on the way, we were so impressed of the tiny courtyard with a zen pond. There's free coffee and tea and the whole...

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Thank Leah A
team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Leah A, Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback! We understand your concern about the soundproofing system of our guesthouse. For your information, we are currently planning to work on improving our soundproofing system in the guesthouse. We cannot promise that it will be done very soon as it requires a suitable timing (usually during low season), but...

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Very good guest house . Is a comfortable place let people take a rest . And got so many restaurant 7 eleven and historical sites at nearby . Is really convenient . But just a little bit regret about the guest house manage not very well . Sometime U can't find them in guest house when u need some help...

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team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Gary L, Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review about our guesthouse. Glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us overall. We are also sorry that when you accidentally locked your room key in your room, we were unable to assist you immediately. Actually, our operation hours end at 10.00pm everyday, and...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Agreed with other travellers review regarding the cozy furnishing that is instagram worthy, it is probably the best looking guesthouse in the whole street. However, the sound proofing is quite a big annoyance for me, as i can even hear the next door girl zipping and unzipping her bags all the time. Maybe it's also my bad timing that there...

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Thank Megah_Yang
team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Megah_Yang, Thank you very much for your detailed feedback. We are sorry to hear that you did not get to enjoy your sleep during your stay with us. We have checked our booking list for the night of 17 July 2016 and found out that there was indeed a group of young adults staying in the guesthouse and checked...

Reviewed 12 July 2016

I really liked this guesthouse in how it was laid out and it looked really nice. A nice place to relax out of the heat and feel calm and relaxed. Even though there was shared bathrooms, the way they were designed wasn't a problem. i.e. toilet and shower are one cubicle and there space to put your clothes so they...

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team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Diva S, Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review about our guesthouse. We are currently planning to work on improving our soundproofing system in the guesthouse. We cannot promise that it will be done very soon as it requires a suitable timing, but we are certain that we will make improvement in this aspect...

Rangsit, Thailand
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The staffs are very helpful, there are guitar and piano in front of the reception which you can play, bicycle rental available that you might need to explore the city. The wall and the ceiling are a little bit thin which makes you hear upper room or the room next to

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team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello kamh775, Thank you very much for the perfect rating. Glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us overall. We are currently planning to work on improving our soundproofing system in the guesthouse. We cannot promise that it will be done very soon as it requires a suitable timing, but we are certain that we will make improvement...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Great Location with access to Hatten Square and Jonker Street via foot, Taxi, Trishaw or bicycle.The helpful Staff and nice ambience extended my stay. My room was one with 2 queen size beds and it was a great experience for my children to stay here and enjoy the architecture of a shophouse with a well and a pond with fishes....

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team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello BlancherBaliAdvice, Thank you very much for the wonderful review about your stay in Malacca! We, too, enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay with us. Truly pleased to have hosted you, your mum and your very lovely little boys for three nights. We also understand your concern about some details that we need to...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 25 June 2016

We choose a room with 2 queen size beds and slept well every night. There were some mosquitoes although we had insect repellent. The walls could be cleaned in the common areas to remove mould, cleaned and repainted.

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team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello BlancheOng, Thank you very much for the wonderful review about your stay in Malacca! We, too, enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your stay with us. Truly pleased to have hosted you, your mum and your very lovely little boys for three nights. We also understand your concern about some details that we need to...

Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Layang-layang Guest House is my 1st accommodation choice when planning a place to stay in this 3 day 2 night trip in Melaka.And I'm happy to say layang-layang didn't let me down.The staff here are really friendly and always provide accurate and helpful information to a new tourist like me.Overall, all in layang-layang deserve full marks except the soundproofing system...

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team_layanglayang, Owner at Layang Layang Guest House, responded to this review

Hello Yeon W, Thank you very much for taking your time to write a review about your stay with us. Glad to have hosted you and your mum for a short stay here. As mentioned on the day you checked out, we will definitely work on improving our soundproofing system in the guesthouse. We cannot promise that it will be...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Layang Layang Guest House is located at Blacksmith Street, which is known today as Jalan Tukang Besi. It is only one-minute walk to Jonker Street (Jonker Walk), and is the best location during your exploration in one of the oldest heritage sites in Malaysia that is preserved till today. The building of the guesthouse is believed to be over 100 years old. Back in the olden days, it used to be a famous opium den, and was once a brothel too! As you stay in the wooden house with history, it often feels like travelling back in time. Its original structure remains, including the large beautiful courtyard that represents the “feng shui” of the house. Fully restored since 2013, the guesthouse offers a fusion of old world charm and modern convenience. Today, it has a total of 20 fully air-conditioned rooms and 8 shared bathrooms that are cleaned and well-maintained at all times and equipped with quality toilet amenities. Combined with modern and heritage design, we assure our guests staying with pleasure and views of the heritage street. Carefully selected room furniture, cozy lobby, and the secret garden create a clean, soothing, and comfortable environment for your breakaway relaxation experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Layang Layang Guest House

Address: 26 Jalan Tukang Besi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $26 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Layang Layang Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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Also Known As:
Sama-Sama Guesthouse Hotel Melaka
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“Choose the one with the courtyard view”
  • sink beside the bathrooms
 of 5 bubbles leaha730, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“i chose the room with window”
 of 5 bubbles Megah_Yang, 18 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose a bright room maybe an upper floor room is preferred if you can climb the wooden stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles BlancherBaliAdvice, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Choose a bright room but it depends on availability and the number of guests you are going with.”
 of 5 bubbles BlancheOng, 25 Jun 2016 | Read review
“if you are a light sleeper, make sure you choose the room far away from the window”
 of 5 bubbles sumomoc, 24 May 2016 | Read review
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