Malacca – the state rich in history and culture, with prominent imprints of colonial architectural structures and distinct Portuguese and Peranakan Nyonya heritage has made travelers from all around the world thronging the 277km2 state to enjoy a little glimpse of the past. If you have been to Malacca, good for you! But are you staying at the same hotel on every single visit? Then, you have missed out a lot! Well, we think you should create and craft new experiences during your respective trips as this will make your trip memorable.
Let us introduce you to one of the many hidden and unique boutique hotels in Malacca! Which do you think catches your curious heart and wandering minds?
Well, we’re pretty sure that it is on everyone’s bucket list to visit Melbourne’s Rainbow Village but today, we’ve got good news! You don’t even have to fly 8 hours to get there as we’ve got our own English inspired guesthouse! Located at Paya Rumput, which is approximately 7km from Malacca city center, here sits the unique triangular guesthouse of Masbro Village run by locals. The fun and colourful houses with a perfectly clear blue sky as the backdrop gives you the overseas vibe. Do not let the petite size of these triangle houses trick you as it has everything! From a comfy sofa setting,television, dining table to a full-fledge kitchen equipped with the cooking utensils on the ground floor this guesthouse is definitely eager to give guests an unforgettable stay-in experience with their family and friends! On the second floor, you will find cozy bedrooms which accommodates 2 double beds. A quick reminder that you will need to ensure all food that is brought in must be halal-certified. No alcoholic drinks and pets are allowed.
Address：Paya Rumput, 76450 Malacca City, Malaysia.
Phone No：013-313 6872 Mazlan / 011-2303 5062 Arel / 014-914 4306 Fazeira
2）The Sterling Boutique Hotel Melaka
Have you ever wondered what it feels like staying in the United States White House? You might not be able to literally go into that prestigious place, but your dream can be fulfilled right here in Malacca! Nestled within the epicenter of historical landmarks,and just one street away from the famous Capitol Satay Celup, The Sterling Boutique offers a luxurious environment complimenting it’s elegant white colonial style exterior. Located on the rooftop is an amazing sky restaurant to fulfil your gastronomic taste buds as well as for a romantic dinner with your partner under the stars.If you are looking for insta-worthy pictures, this is going to be the right place for you!
【The Sterling Boutique Hotel Melaka】
Address：232, Jalan Temenggong, Kampung Bukit China, 75100 Melaka
3）I Love You Natural Farm
If you’re feeling a little adventurous and would want to have a different getaway this round, find them at the I Love You Natural Farm! Here, you will be able to experience what it is like living with bare necessities, through options like camping, living in a tree house, cave house and a tin house. To add on, there is an Orang Asli village nearby where you can take a short visit and learn how to arrow hunt like the locals. Since this is a natural farm ,do note that there is no air conditioning or private toilets. Hence remember to bring your own toiletries!
【I Love You Natural Farm】
Address：Lot 934, Kampung Air Pasir, Tebong, Machap, 78000 Alor Gajah, Melaka.
Phone No ：Nature Farm +6012-7169884 /Steven Chee 0104649144 / Jeff Teh 0166488884
4）DH CULTURAL VILLA
Those who are more culturally inclined can opt for DH Cultural Villa which sets its tone on the nyonya heritage. Lovingly transformed from a hundred years old building, used to be the residence of a senior official during the British colony, this place provides an eccentric experience for travellers like you. The owner kept the old facade while injecting modern contemporary interior design giving the space a whole new life! To keep it grounded to the Nyonya inspiration,you will find the antiques, furnitures and flooring focused onto similar themes. If this is not tempting enough, another reason why you would fall in love with this place is definitely the 13m long private swimming pool and bbq facilities that you can party and hangout with your friends all night long!
This hidden gem is located near to famous attractions and amenities e.g. Jonker Street, Red House, Dataran Pahlawan Shopping Centre, food street, Kota Laksamana.
【DH CULTURAL VILLA 】
Address：2508C, Lorong Teck Chye Avenue, Klebang Kechil,Limbongan,75250，Melaka
Phone No: 0172809018
You probably will be wondering what is the theme for this one from the name! Despite establishing itself from an old shoplot, do not underestimate it’s potential! 45 Lekiu aims to bring guests through the wormhole of the time machine once they enter.This 3-storeys eclectic guesthouse was a fusion of old and modern retro environment with combination of classical furnitures in both the living room and the bedrooms, and a quiet swimming pool at the backyard for a relaxing swim. There is also a sky viewing deck on the top floor for a short outdoor escapade.
【45Lekiu - Melaka Guest house】
Address：45, Jalan Hang Lekiu, 75200 Malacca
Phone No: David Chang: +6012 623 4459 / Eli: +6016-2749686
Take a slot out of your busy schedule to experience Malacca differently this time!