Melaka is a world heritage site. It’s one the places both locals and tourist love to go to when they want a short break from the hustle and bustle of the city. What better way to do that than to have a snazzy night in a hotel worth a thousand Instagram snaps?
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Here’s a list of hipster hotels you’ll have a grand time in when you’re at the heritage capital of Malaysia
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1825 Gallery Hotel
This was once a flour storehouse owned by the Chinese and now it’s a boutique hotel that boasts of a chic British – Chinese architecture. The building itself is a work of art that exhibits glimpses of Melaka’s history.
Location: 27,29,& 31, Jalan Bunga Raya, 75100
Price starts at RM168/night
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Courtyard at Heeren Boutique Hotel
This hotel “provides a glimpse into the Straits Chinese Culture.” Its modern-meets-traditional style will show you how the Chinese and Peranakan families lived in the past. Definitely, it’s an accommodation worth booking.
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Location: 91 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, 75200
Price starts at RM200/night
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The Baba House
If you crave something that feels closer to your roots, book a night at the Baba House where modernized traditional Peranakan culture surrounds the exterior and interior.
Location: 125-127 Jalan Tan Cheng Lock, 75200
Price starts at RM262/night
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Casa del Rio Melaka
This 5-star hotel is located right by the Melaka River so the view from your room is pretty much breathtaking. The design is influenced by the Portuegese roots of Melaka. It has a stunning lobby and its own lake.
Location: 88, Jalan Kota Laksamana 75200
Price starts at RM527/night
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The Sterling Boutique Hotel
If you want a place near The Stadhuys and Jonker Street, Melaka’s popular tourist sites, then this hotel is the one for you. Unlike the other hotels in this list, this one revels in minimalist design, making it chic and relaxing.
Location: Lot 232, KB XXI Jalan Temenggong 75100
Price starts at RM330/night
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A list of hipster hotels won’t be complete without an industrial hotel–brick walls, black accents, and metal furniture will make this a favorite to those who want an instagrammable background.
Location: 212, Jalan Parameswara, 75000
Price starts at RM187/night
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If you’re looking for a hotel located in the heart of Jonker street this one’s our pick. We particularly love the artsy hints in all areas of the hote and it has a cafe called Super Rabbit. It has rooms that feature five designs: Chinese, Peranakan, Dutch, Portuguese, and British–all with a modern twist!
Location: No.31, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 75200, Melaka
Price starts at RM190/night
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Rama Rama Hotel
Hipster hotels don’t come cheap but there Rama Rama answers that need with their industrial concept hotel. It has both hostel type rooms and private rooms for bog families. Simple, functional, and cheap!
Location: 15 Jalan Lagenda 3, Taman 1 Lagenda, Melaka Tengah, 75400
Price starts at RM40/night
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The Rucksack Caratel
This hotel has a little bit of everything industrial, urban, and farmhouse. It’s like sleeping in a caravan without having to drive one. It’s an easy option for those who want a bit of quirky interior from this list of hipster hotels.
Location: 107, Jalan Banda Kaba, 75000
Price starts at RM158/night
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Layang Layang Melaka
This guest house will make you feel like you’re at home, It’s cozy, filled with wooden elements, a pond, and wall paintings. Despite its affordable price, it’s a place you can have a staycation at and explore the awesome experiences of Melaka.
Location: 24-26, Jalan Tukang Besi, 75200
Price starts at RM99/night
Now, whichever of these 10 hipster hotels you end up with, remember that a staying indoors the whole day isn’t any fun! Discover Melaka and all the tourist spots it offers. After all, it’s a world heritage site!
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