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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small room but strategy location. Walking distance to jonker street (suggest not to drive due to bad traffic and limited parking), Mahkota and Pahlawan Shopping Mall are just opposite the hotel. And free parking is provide by the hotel too.

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Thank whitevil
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff in the hotel were friendly and helpful. We had problem with the wifi at the 4th floor and the front desk was patient and gave us a change of room to the 2nd floor on the our request without problem. The location was also very convenient and the breakfast was great, though not many variety. Cannot expect too...

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Thank CHONG S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Walk in rate is a bit higher better to do it online. Room is nice and comfy. Buffet Breakfast is nice with local dishes and limited western dish, We were allocated a room that a bit further from the elevator. Right at the end of the corridor. Non smoking rooms.

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Thank Hirmee
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Explorer Hotel is a clean and comfortable tourist hotel with daily breakfast. The hotel is situated next to Makota Parade Mall. Next to Explorer Hotel is Palawan Walk which has a lane of Malaysian Local foods. On Friday to Sunday nights, there is a Local Weekend market (Pasar Malam) and about a km away is Jonker Street which has also...

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Thank chngtan5354
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Went to Melaka with husband - meeting with friends. last minute planning. We did not booked any hotel earlier. Stop in front of Menara Tamingsari while waiting for friends, saw the EXPLORER signboard. Ive made a survey online and view some bad comments of the hotel and decided not to book the hotel. Due to weekend, most of the hotel...

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Thank JajaKhaz
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Overall is ok. The hotel doesnt offer breakfast. We was given the twin room even though we are couples. Nothing to highlight about this hotel. So so staying. 10 min walk from Jonker Street. Great food court near the hotel.

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Thank Le H
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

A clean, eco friendly hotel strategically located within walking distance to shopping malls n most attractions in malacca town. Eating places are plentiful nearby n bicycle rental is available fr t counter at RM25/day. B/f served at the cafe next door is very basic with limited choices but good coffee. Rooms are clean n brightly lighted. The std room is...

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Thank Jenny G
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 15 September 2016

It was a last minute decision to stay a night at Melaka. We ended up at The Explorer because the online ratings looked decent. However, it turned out to be one of my worst hotel stays ever. Avoid the Family Rooms. Perhaps they are rarely used, I am not sure, but the one I stayed in was very dusty. And...

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Thank June L
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Extremely near Mega Shopping malls & Heritage Gallery. All of the malls are walking distance from the Hotel. Hotel toilet is clean but small. Rooms are reasonably clean. The Wifi is terrible but a good way to disconnect from the world. Staffs are reasonably friendly.

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Phu Quoc
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Overall the staffs were friendly but rooms are so small, breakfast were limited. But the good point is location ( its located near by shopping centers, easy for guests to visit ). Hope to be served with better breakfast next time.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Explorer Hotel

Address: Plaza Merdeka No. 1 Jalan Merdeka, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $31 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Explorer Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 143
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“stay on the lower floor (2nd floor) if you need to use the wifi a lot.”
 of 5 bubbles chongs979, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Request room nearby to the lift otherwise youhave to walk a long corridor if you get the end room”
 of 5 bubbles Hirmee, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid Family Rooms”
 of 5 bubbles Princessgx, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room facing the 'Mahkota Mall'”
 of 5 bubbles abdulhakimsazali, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“book in advance”
 of 5 bubbles vp280474, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
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