River Song Residence - Malacca

100 Lorong Hang Jebat ,Malacca / Melaka 75200, Malaysia, Malacca, Malaysia  show map
 3 stars
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River Song Residence - Malacca

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Pets

No pets allowed

 Air conditioning

Overview

Surrounded by churches, the temple and the tower, River Song Residence offers 13 guestrooms featuring a magnificent view. The building was renovated in 2012.

This property is about 10 minutes' walk from Porta de Santiago, Mahkota Parade and A'Famosa.

Fast access to Kuala Lumpur International (klia) airport within 90 km is provided.

Rooms

River Song Residence offers a mix of Twin Room, Standard Twin Room, Standard Triple Room and Double Room. The basic rooms include such comforts as a private toilet, satellite TV, climate control and a kitchenette. Guests can find shared bathrooms.

Services

River Song Residence offers a fax, a safe deposit box, parking, an elevator and a designated smoking area along with shopping service, 24-hour security and ironing service.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of rooms:   13.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Barber shop
  • Luggage storage
  • No elevators

Services

  • Paid city shuttle
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Welcome drink
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • A la carte restaurant
  • Snack bar

Meeting facilities

  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Terrace
  • Garden furniture
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Hair dryer on request

Bedroom

  • Down/Feather pillows

Media

  • Television
  • Plug adaptor

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from 14:00 - 

Check-out

  • until 12:00 - 

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 6 may stay at the price of MYR 40 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • There are no cribs provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

100 Lorong Hang Jebat ,Malacca / Melaka 75200, Malaysia, Malacca, Malaysia

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City Center
  • Malacca
    4300 ft
Restaurants
  • Riverine Coffeehouse (cuisine: Nonya)
    200 ft
  • Chung Wah Chicken Rice Ball
    300 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from 14:00 - 
  • Check-out:
    until 12:00 - 
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of rooms:
    13

Rooms and availability

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Standard Shared Bathroom Twin Room
Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
Size: 100 sq. feet
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  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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    Deluxe Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed
    Size: 100 sq. feet
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    • Air conditioning
    • Shower
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      How to reach hostel

      hostel River Song Residence - Malacca Malacca location
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      Hostel Address:

      100 Lorong Hang Jebat ,Malacca / Melaka 75200, Malaysia, Malacca, Malaysia

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Malacca
        4300 ft
      Restaurants
      • Riverine Coffeehouse (cuisine: Nonya)
        200 ft
      • Chung Wah Chicken Rice Ball
        300 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from 14:00 - 
      • Check-out:
        until 12:00 - 
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        13

      River Song Residence Location

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      What's nearby

      Popular areas

      • City Center - 4000 ft

      Places of interest

      • St. Paul's Church - 1000 ft
      • A'Famosa - 1400 ft
      • Princess Hang Li Poh's well - 1700 ft
      • St. Peter's Church - 2700 ft
      • Melaka Sentral - 1.7 mi

      Convention centers

      • Portuguese Square - 1.4 mi

      Monuments and Landmarks

      • Christ Church - 400 ft
      • Christ Church Melaka - 400 ft
      • Melaka Clock Tower - 400 ft
      • Church of St. Francis Xavier - 400 ft
      • The Stadthuys - 700 ft
      • Jonker Street - 1000 ft
      • Porta de Santiago - 1400 ft
      • Sam Po Keng Temple - 2000 ft
      • Sam Po Kong Temple - 2000 ft
      • Mahkota Medical Centre - 3000 ft
      • Eye on Malaysia - 4000 ft

      Business areas

      Local attractions

      • Zoo Melaka - 6.8 mi
        Lebuh Ayer Keroh, Ayer Keroh
      • Chinatown - Melaka - 11.6 mi
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      Near the hostel

      • Cheng Ho Cultural Museum - 200 ft
        51 Lorong Hang Jebat, Melaka
      • Christ Church - 600 ft
        Jalan Kota, Melaka
      • Stadthuys - 800 ft
        MelakaMalaysia
      • Kampung Hulu Mosque - 900 ft
        Jalan Tukang Emas, Melaka
      • St. Francis Xavier Church - 500 ft
        Bukit St Paul, Melaka
      • Queen Victoria's Fountain - 700 ft
        Jalan Gereja, Melaka
      • Hokkien Huay Kuan Temple - 900 ft
        Jalan Hang Jebat, No. 23, Melaka

      Restaurants nearby

      • Riverine Coffeehouse - 200 ft

        Address: 108 , Lorong Hang Jebat ( 1st Cross Street )
        Phone: +60177556767

        72% likes this, based on 108 reviews
        Cuisine: Nonya

      • Dutch Harbour Cafe - 200 ft

        Address: No. 39 Jalan Laksamana (Riverside)
        Phone: +606-283-7606

        62% likes this, based on 29 reviews
        Cuisine: Dutch

      • East & West Rendezvous Cafe - 200 ft

        Address: 60 Lorong Hang Jebat

        72% likes this, based on 21 reviews
        Cuisine: Asian

      • Chung Wah Chicken Rice Ball - 300 ft

        Address: Jonker Street

        54% likes this, based on 123 reviews

      • Honky Tonk Haven - 200 ft

        Address: 68 Lorong Hang Jebat
        Phone: 012 6050446

        86% likes this, based on 38 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean

      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from 14:00 - 
      • Check-out:
        until 12:00 - 
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        13
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      River Song Residence Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at River Song Residence

      Average guest rating

      8.4out of 10
      Superb
      Based on 52 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        New,cosy and clean accommodation(air- con & fan) at a very good location by the river (Jonker,red house)thus walking distance to many tourist attractions and famous food.Bus 17 will fetch u here from Melaka Bus central.Can choose rooms(towels provided) with attached bathroom or shared bathrooms-rest assured though shared, the bathrooms are spacious and clean(shower gel provided) compared to other guesthse I stayed previously at the same rate.Owners are generous and you are free to help urselves with free coffee/tea.Hot/cold water dispenser,fridge (put your own canned drink/fruits), iron(upon request).Relax oneself on the sofa at the spacious balcony and enjoy the scene of building and ferry by pass you.Owners Tan and Asri are very helpful , friendly towards their guests.Jantzen (manager) provide excellent customer service.These 3 awesome guys are patient and live makan sutra, thumbup service rendered.Ah siong being the cleaner with his colgate smile will make you feel comfortable too.This residence is near to hardrock cafe which is expected to open in dec 2012(informed by their staff) so can expect western cruisine. My stays 13/6 till 17/6/2012 with this residence are worthwhile and will be back. Thanks guys for your awesome services.

        Being new , there are still rooms for improvement as mentioned by the owners.They have intention to have bicycles and famous food location map in the near future for their customers. For car owners may consider to park at the open car park beside the church (opposite River Song residence) as the parking lots infront the residence are limited.

      • Couple
        10.0

        The hotel is very nice. Room is clean, environment is good. Near to jonker walk and other historical place. The owner is friendly and ready to help if u need help.

      • Couple
        8.8

        traditional Baba house yet modernised, central location, friendly owner

        cheap carpet in front of bathroom doesn't absorb water raised criss-cross platform (wood/bamboo/plastic) inside bathroom would make it more comfortable

      • Family with children
        10.0

        The boss(Tan) and staff (Ah Xiong) are very friendly. Boss recommended nice food around the hotel. I especially like the balcony's view. I feel very comfortable staying here.

        Generally very satisfy with the stay except my room's(B9) door very tight. (have to pull harder to close)

      • Older travelers
        10.0

        the cleanliness n the location of it ,,,

      • Couple
        10.0

        Practically, I like everything about this property. The people running it simply friendly with great attitude. Had nice long chat with the owner, Jayden Tan, about business, the area, etc. The balcony overlooking the river is perfect. We sat there for hours. Very clean. Can't ask for better location. Will absolutely coming back if we come back down to Melaka.

        It is more about suggestion than 'didnt like'. It'd be nice to have some light afternoon snacks/morning breakfast as complimentary at the balcony. Not a full breakfast, but just thought there are so many delicious food/snacks in Malaka and it'd be nice for guests to get sample of that. Very minor suggestion is the bathroom mat. It doesn't absorb water very well and stays damp.

      • Family with children
        7.4

        It is located right beside the river, so we can see the river as our back yard view. It is a chinese old building but it is so clean and nicely designed and decorated. It is very closed to Jonker street, and we can find many local food around.

      • Single
        5.0

        Clearly a new facility and very clean. The owners/staff are very friendly. It also has a great location and nice view of river from back patio and upstairs deck.

        First, the room is tiny and there is literally no furniture. There is bed and nightstand. Clothes, bags, and everything else must go on floor as there is no furniture. Kind of ridiculous but since rooms are so small there is no room for furniture Second, the walls are so thin that you can hear people stomping around and walking up/down in the early morning and late evening. I was not able to sleep at all in this hotel. Kids running up the stairs sounds like an earthquake and you can hear people taking in hallway. Zero sound insulation, it is like conversation is happening in your room. Third, no window in room. It is basically a closet. In summary, despite a nicely refurbished historical building in central tourist area of Malacca, the price is just too high for this building. It is budget quality for premium price. For a tiny bit more you can get a decent hotel nearby or for half the price get same quality at one of the dozen of quaint family hotels in old Malacca.

      • Group of friends
        7.8

        Nice,clean, dirty ane near jongker street

      • Single
        7.4

        All gd n convenient! I shall be back ...

        Only minus is no tv! A must hv for me.. Hope e next time they have ;-)

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        Superb customer service from the trio :) excellent views of Melaka from the lounge ... Very clean rooms .. Neat :) relaxing ambience ... Awesome stay !!!

      • Group of friends
        9.2

        The location is very good ,and the hotel have nice boss who take us to eat the local food named sadie.

      • Single
        9.6

        This hotel is a converted old Dutch house, very recently renovated to a very good standard. My double room was large, with a typical combined shower/toilet & tastefully tiled in modern colours. The bed was comfortable, bedding & towels were fresh & clean.Rooms had both fans & aircon but no TV or phones.A large TV was located in the entrance foyer along with the water feature & fish pond ( a very attractive area).Decor was very appealing with artistic pieces placed throughout the hotel.A well equipped, scrupulously clean pantry was located at the rear, looking out onto the Melaka River.This was fan cooled & contained a fridge, cold water dispenser, tea/coffee facilities with cutlery & crockery. Free WIFI was available & functioned well.Tan & Edmond were very gracious hosts, making my stay a very pleasant one..thanks guys:-)

      • Single
        10.0

        Excellent location, just half minute walking to Jonker Str, and less than 2 mins walking to the famous red house. The hotel has the service of bike renting, 10RM/day, with a bike all the attractions can be explored within one day. The staff are very very patient, friendly and helpful, they will arrange everything to meet your requirements. Melaka River is at the back of the hotel, you can just sit there eating, drinking, relaxing, with beautiful scenery around you.

      • Single
        8.0

        The location is excellent. It is by the River and very near to Jonker Street. From the back door of the hotel, one could take a quiet walk to Jonker Street or cross the river to St Paul's Hill. At night, one could sit at one of the small eating places by the river for a meal or drinks. There is also a communal kitchen at the back of hotel, where there is hot and cold water, a refrigerator for guests. On the second floor (which is carpeted and no shoes are allowed), there is a balcony with a cosy sitting area, which is perfect for a quiet chill out in the evening.

        This is a minor point. There is a water feature in the hall which has water flowing all day and night. I could hear the sound from my room on the first floor. It is not exactly disturbing, if one considers it as the sound of rain. There are no windows in some of the rooms.

      How to reach hostel

      hostel River Song Residence - Malacca Malacca location
      Show big map »

      Hostel Address:

      100 Lorong Hang Jebat ,Malacca / Melaka 75200, Malaysia, Malacca, Malaysia

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Malacca
        4300 ft
      Restaurants
      • Riverine Coffeehouse (cuisine: Nonya)
        200 ft
      • Chung Wah Chicken Rice Ball
        300 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from 14:00 - 
      • Check-out:
        until 12:00 - 
      • Year renovated:
        2012
      • Number of rooms:
        13