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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2012

If you are looking for a reasonably priced place to stay, possibly one of the cheapest, then this is the place you want. Can be pretty full during Malaysia holiday period, so best to book as early as possible. We chose the room without window which was the cheaper option, but we didn't mind since we spent most of our... More 

4 Thank Roseycup
Singapore, Singapore
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50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2012

This hotel was done up in the traditional Peranakan style. Our room was small, the width just fitting the bed and an additional mattress for our triple share. The sink was outside of the toilet. The room came with aircon, free wifi, safe, a window and breakfast, which due to our schedule we did not have. The bedding was so... More 

1 Thank PrisVivienne
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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24 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 May 2012

My friend had just arrived from Scotland for the first time and I decided to show him Melaka before moving on to KL. The Baba House was conveniently located off Jonker Walk so we could easily make our way round town. The price was affordable, front desk helpful and kind, and the room we were given, whilst small, was pretty... More 

2 Thank TravellingFish_87
Belfast, Northern Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 284 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2012

We found our room at the Baba House to be large, clean and comfortable with really efficient air con, free wi-fi, safe and, yes, it had a window (2 in fact!). Unsurprising really, as we had pre-booked online and specifically selected a room with a window (that's what room descriptions on booking websites are for). Although our room was not... More 

4 Thank NED541287
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Reviewed 18 March 2012 via mobile

We had planned a weekend away from Singapore to show a friend the sights of Melaka. We prebooked 2 rooms and on checking in we're told they didn't have windows. Not a big deal but we hadn't been warned when we booked. Place is pretty basic and run down, not at all to the standard of Puri over the road.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2012

Certainly a no frills place - have stayed in Hotel Puri opposite and the experience there was much better. Nevertheless, if you are just looking for a hotel (ie not a backpacker hostel) at a convenient location and you know the place well enough to find your own breakfast place (in-house breakfast was rather bad), and especially you are planning... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2012

Good location for our needs. Hotel old but staff very friendly and helpfull. Room had no window , wardrobe or bar fridge. Breakfast included which is ok but not what we are used to.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2012

The Baba House is a historical Hotel with Baba & Nyonya characters. We stayed in the deluxe room (New wings) at The Baba House for Chinese New year eve. The price is reasonable. The room and the toilet are clean. Dont expect full range of TV channels in the room, only local channels. The staff is helpful but we think... More 

2 Thank tracomsg
Kluang, Malaysia
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2012

Receptionist is friendly and helpful. The price is quite expensive compared to the Hotel Puri and da som inn with modest service. Normal breakfast. In a restaurant next to the hotel .. Do not have high expectations. The scene in the hotel is quite beautiful. Hotel parking is always full

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Address: 125-127 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $35 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Baba House 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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“Choose a room at the front. A bit noisy but you get a window and a great position overlooking the fascinating street!”
 of 5 bubbles DavidB388, 19 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Overall the hotel is noisy with lots of screaming kids running up and down the passages.”
 of 5 bubbles 947AnnT, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Parking is at the back of the hotel, so dont try and park at the busy Jonker Walk where the front of the hotel is facing.”
 of 5 bubbles alphaev7, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“ask for one with a window”
 of 5 bubbles davidwV5035CW, 12 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Room are quite and Heritage style”
 of 5 bubbles zam78, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
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