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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 23 May 2011

Really appreciate they can make exception for our special request for the room. We had a fantastic time and will book again next time we're in Melaka. The blanket & towel smell so nice, great cakes provided on the dining table, is sill free. I'll also be recommending to my friends - best guesthouse in town! BTW, just like any...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 16 May 2011

We enjoyed our stay at River View Guest House for various reasons: 1. Location: The Guest House was centrally located in Chinatown of Melaka which was pretty near to various tourist attractions and shopping centres. The locations such as : Christ Church, Stadhuys and the many museums were easily accessible with a 15-20 minutes walk. There are numerous eating places...

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Reviewed 12 May 2011

The hostel is set-up like a home so it feels like you're entering an actual house in Melaka, which gives a unique charm to the place. It's in the heritage district so the building is old but it is well kept and the toilet and shower is by far one of the cleanest I've used in all the hostels I've...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 9 May 2011

We had a wonderful stay at the Riverview Guesthouse which also lead to a great time in Melaka. The owner, Raymond, is such a relaxed and friendly guy, you immediately feel at home and he knows Melaka very well, all info which he shares with you upon your arrival. The house is kept clean and the white sheets and bedding...

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Reviewed 6 May 2011

We've never stayed in a hostel before but didn't want to spend loads on accomodation if we didn't need too and after reading the reviews we booked here. We caught the no. 17 bus from Melaka Sentral. It's a short ride and it's the stop at the fountain and pretty much where everyone else on the bus gets off. While...

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Kyoto, Japan
Reviewed 6 May 2011

I stayed in twin beds room and dormitory. I especially like the terrace of 2nd floor. Moreover, I was able to spend it while seeing the river in terrace. All people at the RiverView Guesthouse are friendly and kind. It is very near also the Jonker street. I would like to stay again.I

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 May 2011

Gorgeous old Chinese shop house lovingly converted into a comfortable hostel. Spacious, clean rooms with excellent bathroom facilities. The balcony over looking the river, the free cake, fruit, tea and coffee plus the location and warm welcome from Ray and Mani made for a very special couple of days, best hostel in Malaysia!

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Essex
Reviewed 6 May 2011

Everything that you have read is true. Comfy bed & nice room. We wouldnt normally go for a shared bathroom but dont worry about this as they are good & clean & a smallprice topay for such a great place to stay right on the river. Terrace area was great area to sit & chill. Raymond was friendly & helpful...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 May 2011

Quaint little house. Extremely clean (cleanest guesthouse I've been to in SE Asia). Raymond the owner treats you like family and gives you helpful and trustworthy advice on Melaka. Highly recommended.

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 20 April 2011

Such a lovely airy guest house in an old Chinese shop house with a terrace over looking the river. Its full of character, the beds are really comfortable and Mani and Ray are so welcoming and helpful. Its located right in the heart of China town which is beautifully restored and absolutely the place to stay in Melaka. We stayed...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The guest house offers accommodation in comfortable twin or double divan bedded rooms with fan and common bathrooms (hot & cold shower) for up to 14 guests. All rooms have windows. Towels are provided for guest use. There is a sitting, tv and dining area with a kitchen for light cooking. Drinking water, coffee & tea is provided complimentary. The first floor terrace has a magnificent view of the Melaka River. ... more   less 

Additional Information about River View Guest House

Address: 94 & 96 Jalan Kampong Pantai, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $17 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“We stayed in room 9, the one most closer to the balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 351jaumec, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the family duplex is good, as there were 2 couples, It has balcony to rest and watch the river...so relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles RubySong, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you want privacy, ask for a room upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles cornucopia13, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“hear traffic until 2 or 3 am in the dorm”
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 of 5 bubbles hktraveller328, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Go on the second floor, the first floor was pretty noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles 412jonathan, 12 Jul 2015 | Read review
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