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Oriental Riverside Residence Guest House

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

For the price 35RM for a single room(if you take more than one night 30RM) it's a good deal. Even some dorms are more expensive than the Oriental. My room was clean with a fresh bed shied (what is rear for a budget hotel in SEA) and the shared bathroom was also clean. Breakfast (Toast) is included and the location...

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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I've been here twice and enjoyed it each time. It's not the fanciest place and the facilities are a bit simple but their staff are so accommodating and nice you almost fear you're taking advantage! One of the friends I came with has a sight impairment and is also extremely afraid of the heat. Kak Aini made sure she could...

Thank Hannah G
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Several years of frequenting mellacca, I've formed a habbit of first seeing the rooms and then taking them. It worked very well in this case. Oriental is well located, making several places walkable. The owner who is seldom around is kind and helpful. There is a nice lady looking after the place. The first room we checked into had a...

1Thank SinghGaurav
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We spent a couple of nights in Oriental Riverside Residence Guest House and we enjoy our stay ! Good price in the centre of Melaka. Our room was big with air conditioning and a big fan. Possibility to add extra mattress. Hotel provides two shared bathrooms and a shared kitchen. Perfect for budget-traveller!

1Thank kzx2000
St. Paul, MN
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

The high rating of this guest house baffles me! I arrived late in the evening but staff were waiting for me (We'd been in touch via phone after I arrived at the bus station.) That was nice as there is not a 24-hr reception. In fact, I'm not sure what time they arrive in the morning if at all. I...

1Thank Inasuitcase
Makassar, Indonesia
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I have go to Oriental Riverside twice last year. On July and october. It located on the side of Melacca River. The receptionist, also as building operator, Mrs Titik was very nice. The WiFi signal is good enough but just until the 2nd Floor. There is no breakfast, but there is free drink and some biscuit in the kitchen which...

Thank Vidho R
Cebu Island, Philippines
Reviewed 28 December 2015

i really like this place. we got a twin room from hostels.com as it was the only room available since it was holiday season and most of the other hostels are full. the room is just as expected for the price. two single beds, aircon and small table. no windows (as stated on our booking). the rooms on the next...

Thank Mat R
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

It is a good hostel because; First, it's cheap. Second, it's clean. Third, it near and easy to walk to travel attraction of Melaka. Facility of this hotel is just so so and private rest room is not available. However, the hostel owner is very nice. even if her english is not good but she try to advice for travel...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I went there with my friend for one night. It was nice and simple. Nothing weird. It's clean, the bathrooms are working although you have to share with the entire floor, but then again, it's not a problem. It's close to the Jonker Street, so you can walk there from the guest house. The lady in charge is friendly, you...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 October 2015

location of the guest house was perfect. near enough to explore the main parts of the city and far enough that it doesn't get too crowded when walking home. Food can be found around the corners and the ka-ka at the guest house really knew her stuff. She got me on the local 1 Ringgit-bus back to Melaka Sentral Bus...

1Thank vanessalsl

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Oriental Residence is a charming riverside guesthouse overlooking Melaka River set in an elegantly restored pre-war building built in 1933. Situated at the core of the "UNESCO World Heritage Zone" on the bustling narrow streets of Old Chinatown by the river, with tourist attractions, art galleries, antique shops, craftsmen and traders at its doorstep, it allows its guest to be close to the community yet manages to maintain and atmosphere of Peace and Tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Oriental Riverside Residence Guest House

Address: 78 Jalan Kampong Pantai, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: €11 - €21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Oriental Riverside Residence Guest House 1*
Number of rooms: 6
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“If you want to get bigger place with river view,you can choose the room on 3rd floor, but the WiFi Signal is not too good.”
vidhor, 14 Jan 2016 | Read review
“try to book the rooms on the upper floors since those are the rooms with view. and specify if you want the room with the river view..”
  • big mirror near the bathroom
  • one of the two bathrooms..
  • going the the second bathroom on the 2nd floor
  • room on the second floor... this one is spacious with windows and very near the bathroom
482matr, 28 Dec 2015 | Read review
“book a room with a window.. so that you can see the road and there will be air flow during sunny day. beside the guest house, there is a restaurant. they rent a bike, if you want to explore the whole chinatown, better to rent the bike. only MYR10 for 1 day.”
OrangeChoco7987, 29 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Choose the room with the river view window, it would be better!”
Yellowver, 13 Nov 2014 | Read review
“shared bathroom but clean.”
491wikandac, 20 Mar 2014 | Read review
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