For those of you who love to spend your holidays in the historic city of Malacca, but are already bored with staying in Peranakan hotels or those established international chain hotels in Malacca or Melaka, then you should check out these two chic and charming tourist hotels in Malacca town which are owned by Musang Lena Residences. The Stable Melaka Guest House and 45 Lekiu.
These two contemporary style loading houses are brilliant ideas of fashion stylist David Chang and art director Soon Lum.
The Stable Melaka Guest House is located at no. D Jalan Hang Kasturi between Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock (formerly known as Heeren Street) and Jalan Hang Jebat or better known as Jonker Street. It is surrounded with antique shops, museums, restaurants, art galleries, fashion houses, cafes and craft shops.
The Stable is formerly a horse stable built during the 16th century when the Dutch occupied Malacca. The beauty of this place is the sturdy wooden beams, rough-textured walls of exposed bricks, Peranakan (Baba Nyonya) tiles, wooden louvered windows and lumber floor.
Rates: RM300 nett (Sunday to Thursday)
RM380 nett (Eve of public holidays, public holidays
and weekends (Friday & Saturday)
45 Lekiu is a luxurious accommodation with a combination of both old world quaintness and contemporary sophistication. This unique guest house features textured brick walls, modern bathroom facilities, glistening chandelier and a relaxing lap pool. You chill out at the bougainvillea filled outdoor patio on the roof with a panoramic view of Malacca town.
As the name suggests, this chic guest house in Melaka is situated at 45, Jalan Lekiu (formerly known as 3 Cross Street).
Rates: RM999 nett (Sunday to Thursday)
RM1099 nett Eve of public holidays, public holidays and Weekends (Friday & Saturday)
For those of you who can afford a more expensive Malacca hotels, then you should check out these two stylish Malacca town guesthouses which are right in the the heart of historical Malacca.
David Chang: +6012 6234459
Soon Lum: +6012 626 6977 / +6012 6235459
Holiday Quotes: “To many people holidays are not voyages of discovery, but a ritual of reassurance.” – Philip Andrew Adams