Singaporeans like to travel for a short getaway, especially during long weekends. With Malaysia’s proximity and superb exchange rate, Malacca is a perfect option to enjoy good food and do some shopping around this famous UNESCO world heritage site. Here are the 10 best trendy boutique hotels in Malacca.
The Majestic Malacca
Ideally situated in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage site, The Majestic Malacca is only a short drive from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur. It is actually a restored 1920s Straits Settlement mansion with original Victorian porcelain tile flooring and teakwood fittings. It was later extended to become a five star hotel that offers 54 guest rooms and suites.
Address:188 Jalan Bunga Raya | The Majestic Malacca, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
Casa Del Rio Melaka
A 5 star luxury boutique hotel built on the bank of the Malacca river, Casa Del Rio Melaka is just a 2 minute walk from the popular Jonker Street and heritage attractions. Offering first class services, this boutique hotel has 66 guest rooms and suites, with a minimum of 50 sq meters for even the smallest rooms. The hotel’s design is a mixture of Portuguese style and the unique Melaka Sultanate, making it a perfect representation of the true Malacca history.
Address: 88 Jalan Kota Laksamana, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Courtyard @ Heeren Boutique Hotel
Strategically situated in the old part of Malacca town, Courtyard at Heeren Boutique Hotel is just a short walk to the famous Jonker Street and the Malacca River. Its building design is in a typical Peranakan fashion with a modern twist, featuring antique furnishings and intricate wood carvings. This boutique hotel offers only 15 rooms, but each has been designed in a unique and specific style at an attractive rate.
Address: 91 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock (Heeren St.), Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka
Set in the heart of Historical Malacca, Ramada Plaza has a blend of old-world glamour with modern characteristics and it’s perfect for business and leisure purposes. It offers 294 spacious rooms – all with spectacular ocean or river views, 17 suites with separate living areas and 40 club rooms with full Ramada Plaza Club service. Cultural and heritage sites such as A’ Famosa Fort, Jonker Street, Kampung Morten and St Peter’s Church are located within walking distance.
Address: Jalan Bendahara, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
The Settlement Hotel
Awarded as the best hotel in Malaysia in 2016/2017, The Settlement Hotel is a four star boutique hotel that is luxurious and trendy at the same time. It offers 45 guest rooms and 4 private villas with a traditional spa village for guests to enjoy. The hotel’s services are known to be exceptional and surely will give you an unforgettable experience. It also provides free shuttle to main attractions in Malacca.
Address: No 63 Jalan Ujong Pasir | World Unesco Heritage City, Melaka 75050, Malaysia
Hotel Equatorial Melaka
Hotel Equatorial Melaka is a 5-star international business hotel that offers 496 guestrooms and suits, all with stunning views of Straits of Malacca and St. Paul’s Hill. The hotel is luxuriously furnished with elegant and contemporary designs and is ideally located within a few minutes’ walk from historical sites and shopping complexes.
Address: Jalan Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Gingerflower Boutique Hotel
Set in the heart of Malacca, Gingerflower Boutique Hotel is a 3-star hotel that features 13 guest rooms which are designed in contemporary boutique hotel style. It is housed in a restored Peranakan townhouse, retaining the elegant old world charm of a 19th century cultural and architectural gem with a mix of modern luxury furnishing to ensure a comfortable stay.
Address: No 13 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Jonker Boutique Hotel
Taken from the name of the world famous UNESCO World Heritage Site Jonker Street, Jonker Boutique Hotel is situated right along Jonker Walk. Once you step out the door, you’ll be indulged in a mixture of colonial and traditional Straits (Peranakan or Baba Nyonya) charm. The hotel offer 16 guest rooms which are housed in a 3-storey shop lots. The basis of the hotel’s design elements is ‘old on the outside, new on the inside’. The Art Deco architectures are preserved while the rooms are all modernly furnished.
Address: 84 Jalan Tokong | Kampung Tiga, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Located in the heart of the old city of Malacca, Hotel Puri is a carefully restored Peranakan house that is now extended 100 metres long to become a boutique hotel. Hotel Puri offers 82 guest rooms and 10 suites. Retaining its old charm, this hotel has its own unique luxurious characteristics and designs which capture the hearts of their guests.
Address: Hotel Puri Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
This Peranakan mansion-home styled luxury hotel will let you experience an authentic Baba Nyonya culture in Malacca. Inspired by Malacca’s ethnic heritage, Estadia Hotel is the ideal place for you to stay, be it for a family holiday or business trip. The hotel also provides free shuttle services around Malacca.
Address: Jalan Merdeka | Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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