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T2-4, The Shore @ Melaka River, Jalan Persisiran Bunga Raya T2-4, Melaka 75300 Malaysia
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Swiss-Garden Hotel Malacca offers contemporary lifestyle accommodation overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage Site of historic Malacca. Guests can enjoy the best of both worlds with the hotel's deluxe facilities and those of the adjoining shopping complex as well as discovering the many attractions in this historic port city. Picturesquely located in a bend of the meandering Malacca River guests can travel to and from the historic centre in the comfort of a covered boat along the river. The property is strategically located in one of Malacca's most historic districts and yet is just a 15 minutes walk from vibrant Jonker Street and other tourist sites. The 32 storeys towers comprise 306 elegant hotel rooms.
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Free parking
Free internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
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Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Rooftop bar
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Non-smoking rooms
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yipwengcheong wrote a review 12 May
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia6 contributions6 helpful votes
Me and my wife both of us separately booked 2 Deluxe Twin Room as I booked earlier and she booked later for her parents and when check-in at 2.30pm, the Indian staff attended to us, try to arrange both rooms to be in the same floor and after making the payment, she will contact us. We then went out and back to the hotel at 3.30pm and noticed that Indian staff is not there and she didn't contact us yet. Then we decides to check with another staff informed us the room still not available, this is not good as we already waited for 1 hour and there is some customer already got their room. Finally we were offered Family Suite which we take it. Also then gym stated below 16 years old and without proper gym attire is allowed to enter but yet there is some parents bring young kids to the gym and most of the kids and adults is not wearing proper gym attire, eg, slippers. The air con in 2 of the rooms in the Family Suite unable to adjust the temperature.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Meowwww1968 wrote a review 12 May
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1261 contributions196 helpful votes
It was for just a night with late arrival and early departure. Thus, we had very limited experience. However, I was very impressed with their personnel by the name of Miranda whom I believe was an operator. I emailed the hotel prior to our arrival to ask for a frontal valet parking which I read is limited and First Come First Serve. My friend who just arrived from Australia was on crutches since she just had a major thigh and back surgeries, thus it’s bad if we have to walk from the carpark. Furthermore we would be arriving quite late in the evening and I didn’t fancy dropping off my friend and being a woman, finding my own way from the unfamiliar carpark. Miranda called me up and informed she would ask the valet to reserve a spot for my car. I really appreciate this. Upon arrival the spot was indeed reserved for us. Check-in was quick and all our special requests were met. The only thing is the receptionist wasn’t clear in answering my question re the river cruise jetty. When I asked it’s whereabouts she just pointed. We went out looking for it (I read it was just 3 min walk away). When I couldn’t find I returned to Front Desk to clarify. Only to find out the nearest jetty no longer in operation and we would need to drive to another jetty. Room was very comfortable. Love the balcony with the view of the river. Great aircond. However, the room lacks lighting over the luggage area. Too dark to see anything. Breakfast was adequate for the price.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Hui Jie C wrote a review 10 May
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Given this is a 4 star hotel with a high rating, we had a bad experience during our two night stay. First day when we checked in, we found there was a stain on the bedding and the bottom of a kettle was burned so we requested them to be changed. When we came back in the evening and were ready to go to bed, we found out that the bedding wasn’t changed and it was flipped facing the bed. The kettle wasn’t changed either. We were offered to change into another room just before midnight as there was no house keeping. In the second room, there was no toilet roll or a spoon to stir after making a coffee. The glasses in the bathroom weren’t clean and it smelt quite badly - we guessed it was mould. I spoke to the manager the next day and I was offered to have the housekeeper to clean our room, and breakfast vouchers. I turned down both offers as I didn’t trust their service again. After being out the whole of the second day, we came back to the hotel and found that our door wasn’t locked. The manager sent a maintenance person to fix the door and he was very apologetic about the situation. I personally feel these issues are appalling especially it comes to the cleaning and security. It has left me wondering if they actually change the bedsheets after people’s stay etc. They waived off the price for one night after I complained about the issues. If it wasn’t to save the hassle of moving, I would have checked out and asked for a full refund. I would not come back to this hotel again.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Sangethaa wrote a review 3 May
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Looking at all the other review I was quite skeptical in the beginning however I think such reviews has made some huge difference . We booked for 5 days n 4 nights, basically the room was just okay although much can be done for a 4 star. The humblest request would be to have hot water for shower, I can’t imagine calling it a 4 star having only cold sometimes freezing water. Having breakfast not included we had to pay 25++ per person and managed to have decent portion of meal. The mini croissants were ♥️ Make sure you get there early for breakfast especially during long holidays as it’s quite pack n food finishes quite early. Location is very strategic as it’s quite near to the tourist attractions, walk, walk if you wanna enjoy n experience the beauty. Hotel is surrounded with lots of nearby shops such as speedmarts, eateries, and a mall connected to the hotel. Receptionist, staffs were friendly and helpful, quite welcoming . The view from the 28th floor was amazing 🤩 However it was worth spending so much to unwind
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Lilian L wrote a review Apr 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia18 contributions16 helpful votes
Check in at 3pm, process is fast. Staff are friendly. We got high floor room with nice view. Room is spacious tidy arrangement. Here's the bad part begin. We booked the room for 2 Adults and 2 children, by common sense the hotel suppose to provide 4 sets of amenities, bath towel, face towel but they didn't they just provide 2 sets. Request for another 2 bath towels, was told that is chargeable for Rm10 for every towel. What is the purpose for us to clearly stated we are 4persons will check-in into hotel??? 2. One bath towel, hand towels and floor rag provided is very dirty-greyish colored🙈 3. The linens are clean, but the blankets and the pillows are very damp smell🙊🙈 4. The balcony glass sliding door lock is broken, can not be locked. We have to keep make sure our young children are not going out to balcony although we are not open the sliding🙈🙈 The others in the room which are not mentioned, they are in good condition. 5. The hotel breakfast is optional for rm25++ for an adult, kids half the price. Foods are less choice but no complaints. Nasi lemak, fried meehun, stir fried vegetable, breakfast sausage, hash brown, ham, canai, dimsum, small pau, porridge, cereals, bakery, eggs counter, fruits, nyonya laksa, juices, coffee n tea. The only complaint is the laksa, they served with cold laksa soup🙊 Hope the management to improve the above mentioned.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: Bring your own towels, amenities. The lift buttons need to press harder till the light is show....
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Hayati wrote a review Mar 2022
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I was looking for a hotel specifically near Jonker and with a big pool for my daughter. There are 3 types of pools there which I like but be warned, the water is very cold. Breakfast is good and with different varieties also . Be sure to check other items needed during check-in since my room is not provided with a toilet mat and hair dryer at first.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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azrin wrote a review Mar 2022
Kajang, Malaysia1 contribution
Nice and clean hotel. Our children love the pool and the water playground. Great location as well. Parking is abundant, and security is assuring. Couldn’t comment much on the food as we ate outside, but would love to try it out in our future trips. Wouldn’t hesitate to choose this hotel again.
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Date of stay: February 2022Trip type: Travelled
Nadyn Zulkifle wrote a review Jan 2022
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia2 contributions1 helpful vote
1) Front desk staff need to well trained.Upon check in she didn’t explain hotel facilities.Check in process was quick due to no deposit collected 2) Shower room was terribly dirty (mossy) , toiletries arrangements not proper.you need to ask for hairdryer etc. 3) room dusty everywhere.I guess room actually not ready to be given to guess 4) Calling Front desk & housekeeping to ask for toiletries & amenities they took longer time to answering a phone call.In fact they should know as a hotelier standard answering a phone call must be not more than 3 ringing. 5) NOISY during mid night.i guess its from live band bar down there. 6) The only good about this hotel its only the locations. Its a walking distance to attractive spot. 7) Overall, im not satisfied with this stay.The rate quite expensive due to peak season but the experiences was so terrible.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Zaniesha wrote a review Dec 2021
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The whole room is tidy and satisfactory. Cleanliness is a little disappointing but still acceptable. I rent 2 rooms. I requested a connecting room but unfortunately the are full during my check in so they give me 2 room next to each other, side by side. My room is okay but my daughter’s room (27025) is a bit of a truck. The room door lock key are broken. Detached each time the door are closed and needs to put it back in place everytime. It make them felt insecured. I had to change room with my daughter because I was worried about their safety due to that door lock. Hotel close to tourist and attraction site. Just a walking distance to halal restaurant and Malacca Pirate Park. Quite despite being in the middle of the city. Elevator service are very bad. I need to wait almost an hour to board the elevator during check out time. The parking area are so confusing as it shares with The Shore hotel parking. The staff did not give any instructions on the parking area, just told me to enter zone B. I got lost a few times before I really understood the area. The pool are nice. There are 2 places to play water. 1 waterpark for children .. while the inside is like a privacy pool. Overall I can say its pleasant and satisfactory stay.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled
Ahmad U wrote a review Dec 2021
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia24 contributions49 helpful votes
Dirty kettle, replacement came with maggot. Black dots fungi grown on toilet seat. I guess better to stay at 2 star hotels if hotels like Swiss Garden cannot keep up with cleanliness in this travel bubble. I mean my money is wasted!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled
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Frequently Asked Questions about Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka
Which popular attractions are close to Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka?
Nearby attractions include Villa Sentosa (Malay Living Museum) (0.1 km), St. Peter's Church (0.3 km), and Kampung Morten (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, a rooftop bar, and an on-site restaurant.
What food & drink options are available at Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka?
Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bulldog Malacca, Manis J Nyonya, and Rock Bottom Malacca.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Is Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of Melaka.
Are any cleaning services offered at Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka?
Many travellers enjoy visiting A Famosa Fort (1.7 km), The Royal Press (0.8 km), and Casababa Gallery (0.9 km).
Does Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.