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Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel

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No 2 Jalan Munshi Abdullah Kampung Jawa, Melaka 75100 Malaysia
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#66 of 253 in Melaka
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Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel (TF Riverside Hotel) is a three star hotel. Set in the heart of the historical City of Melaka, this 170 room hotel is a prime choice and an ideal venue for business meeting, seminar, conference and wedding events and for those desiring to discover the UNESCO World Heritage sites.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Restaurant
Kids stay free
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Meeting rooms
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Room service
Telephone
Bottled water
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
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City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Malay, Tamil
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Kamaria Ameen wrote a review Jan 2021
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First time staying here.... wonderfull experience ...... Really nice place.....love the view from our room ....melaka river cruise .....we had so much fun here. .. there's 3 of us.... check in happily and no complains From front desk to room....everything was perfect!! We are all happy during our stay.....the front desk staff....called Fini....very helpfull....get some info from her on place to visit..... would still consider this hotel for our next visit .... thank you so much for ur care.
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Date of stay: December 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Harrison F. Carter wrote a review Sep 2019
Cologne, Germany10425 contributions1978 helpful votes
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Really enjoyed our three nights here. Our room was clean and well-equipped - the bed was superb, being huge and very, very comfortable. The location is very good, with most sights and attractions being accessed within a really lovely 10 minute walk along the river, which is lovely both day and night, when it is all illuminated. Breakfast is okay. There are enough basic options. The staff are really lovely and friendly. A really good value place to stay.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled
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plunet wrote a review Jun 2019
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We stayed at the TF Riverside for a night in May. This happened to be during Ramadan. The entrance from the street has steps up to reception (there is a steepish ramp, too steep for a wheelchair unless assisted by a strong person). We were able to check in without any issues. There's a car park under the hotel but there is no direct access from the car park into the hotel. We were allocated rooms on the 3rd floor overlooking the main road rather than the riverside. The lifts were functional but a little bumpy. The hotel was refurbished about a year ago, and whilst what is there is clean and OK, it's more towards a budget set up, and the furniture looked fairly tired. However a really basic annoyance in the room was the lack of and location of power outlets. There was a power outlet just above the floor level behind the fridge, and another about 1m above the floor halfway between the bed and the window in the middle of nowhere. The kettle (provided in the room) couldn't be plugged in unless you held it in mid-air whilst boiling or moved furniture to the outlet between the bed and window, or you moved the fridge. Whilst I can understand that the cost of moving power outlets isn't a minor thing, surely this should have been sorted out when the hotel was refurbed about a year ago? And could easily be mitigated for limited expense by providing a couple of multi-outlet power bars to provide desktop power by the fridge and bedside. The bathroom was again clean but fairly basic. Oh, and the hot water was barely warmer than ambient temperature both evening - which we reported the receptionist - but the issue still persisted the next morning. We had booked two rooms, and the power and hot water issues were the same in both rooms. After checking in we left the hotel for a wander aroound the city - which is gorgeous, and easily walkable from the hotel. As we left the hotel and walked initally along the riverside we could see an Iftar buffet being set up by the hotel on their riverside dining area, and the selection of food looked to be impressive and comprehensive. We got back to the hotel having had dinner elsewhere with friends and saw the tail end of the Iftar buffet, and looked forward to our breakfast the next morning. However, we were to be disappointed. When we got down for breakfast the next monring, we were presented a menu card of five items, of which two - the nasi lemak and rice porridge congee were unavailable. We've been at hotels when low occupancy means it's uneconomic to run a full buffet, and I completely understand this - but usually in these situations you get presented a decent list of whats available and a commitment provided they have the ingredients within reason they will try their best to make something for you. Considering what we had seen the previous evening we knew the hotel could do seriously good food, and the previous reviews of the good food back this up. After a few interactions with the resturant waiter (who was embarressed) we asked to speak to the manager or the chef. But the chef was reluctant to come out of the kitchen, and the manager wasn't present at the hotel. After some messing around we managed to get some ham and mushroom omletes made (which were not an option on the menu) but felt very short changed by the lack of options and lack of empowerment or initative by the staff on the ground to come up with sensible alternatives. So whilst the room was basic, it was clean. Easy to park the car. But there was a lack of hot water and sensible arrnagements to plug in the kettle or get power to charge your devices in the room. And if the hotel is low occupancy you better be prepared to argue for some sensible breakfast. I think I was generous to award 2 out of 5 but I'm a glass half full kinda guy....
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Date of stay: May 2019
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shan279 wrote a review May 2019
Shah Alam, Malaysia6 contributions10 helpful votes
room no 311.,Good front desk service,very efficient,the sheets were clean,very nice pillows,overall the room was excellent.location looking over the Melaka river.nothing to complain about..the security too was very helpful..
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Date of stay: May 2019
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Annie wrote a review Jan 2019
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A good hotel in the heart of City. Very convenience with clean and spacious room. A very good hotel for family or couple stay. We have a great riverview from the room and will sure recommend friend and family to stay here
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Date of stay: January 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Response from tfriversidehotel, Manager at Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel
Responded 12 Mar 2019
Thank you for your great feedback. Looking forward to welcome you in the near future.
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PRICE RANGE
US$22 - US$39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MalaysiaMelaka StateCentral Melaka DistrictMelaka
NUMBER OF ROOMS
170
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel?
Nearby attractions include River Walk (0.3 km), Cheng Hoon Teng Temple (0.3 km), and Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum) (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an on-site restaurant, free parking, and breakfast buffet.
Which room amenities are available at Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bulldog Malacca, Trois by navy, and Wild Coriander.
Is Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Melaka.
Does Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Malay, and Tamil.
Are there any historical sites close to Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting A Famosa Fort (1.6 km), The Royal Press (0.5 km), and Casababa Gallery (0.6 km).
Does Tun Fatimah Riverside Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.