8 Gorgeous Boutique Hotels In Melaka You Should Stay Next


Cheng Sim •  Sep 09, 2020

Known as one of the historical cities in Malaysia, there are many ways to enjoy a fun road trip to Melaka. Besides savouring delicious halal food and taking snapshots at Instagrammable spots, you can find many boutique hotels in Melaka to spend the night! Planning a weekend getaway to this amazing city? Scroll down our list to see the best boutique hotels in Melaka to stay in.

Disclaimer: All nightly rates are based on a search in September 2020 (for 2 adults) for booking periods between October and November 2020. Prices are subject to changes especially during peak travel periods and over weekends. We recommend that you do a search before booking.

1. The Rucksack Caratel

If you're looking for an Insta-worthy boutique hotel in Melaka, we recommend adding The Rucksack Caratel to the list. It consists of two properties under the same group – Garden Wing and Jonker Wing, which are situated close to each other but with different designs. One thing’s for sure – both properties are very beautiful ?

If you're planning to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city, opt for the Garden Wing. Not too far away from the main attractions in Melaka, the Garden Wing of The Rucksack Caratel is surrounded by lush greenery. For sweaty afternoons, you can take a dip in the pool or lounge by the poolside with a good book.

Rates: Starts at RM92 on Agoda

Address: 107, Jalan Bandar Kaba, 75000 Melaka

Contact: +606 292 2107

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2. Timez Hotel

What used to be a pre-war heritage building in Melaka, Timez Hotel has been revamped into a modern boutique hotel in Melaka that's within walking distance from the famous Jonker Walk. Standing tall in a white facade, you can definitely spot it amid the shophouses in the area.

If you have a knack for well-designed boutique hotels in Melaka, the rooms are designed with themes in line with the confluence of cultures in Melaka – Portuguese, Dutch, British, Peranakan and Chinese. Each room is detailed with comfortable beds, television, complimentary drinking water as well as an espresso machine.

Rates: Starts at RM105 on Agoda

Address: 31, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 75200 Melaka

Contact: +606 281 2109

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3. The Sterling Boutique Hotel Melaka

Credit: The Sterling Boutique Hotel Melaka on Facebook

For more boutique hotels in Melaka, consider staying at The Sterling Boutique Hotel Melaka. Just a five-minute walk from The Stadhuys and Jonker Street, it would make a lovely accommodation after spending time outdoors and feasting on Melaka's yummy halal food. Similar to most hotels in Melaka, there are several rooms available including the Superior Double for couples and Superior Family Suite if your kids are tagging along for this trip.

Rate: Starts at RM115 on Agoda

Address: 232, Jalan Temenggong, Kampung Bukit China, 75100 Melaka

Contact: +606 283 1188

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4. The Nest House

Formerly an abandoned residence in Bandar Hilir Malacca, The Nest House is a 10-room boutique hotel tucked in a hidden location away from loud noises and traffic. As its name suggests, the hotel is designed with the theme of birds and nature!

Interestingly, the rooms at The Nest House are named after recognisable streets in Melaka, from Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock to Jonker Walk. Some rooms even come with a private garden if you would like some privacy during your stay. Best of all, you can help yourself to complimentary drinks and snacks at the 24-hour pantry (to satisfy that midnight hunger pangs of yours!).

Rate: Starts at RM140 on Agoda

Address: No. 7, Lorong 1, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Malacca

Contact: +606 283 1118

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5. Jonker Boutique Hotel

Credit: Jonker Boutique Hotel on Facebook

Continuing our list is another boutique hotel in Melaka that's worth staying in, and it's none other than Jonker Boutique Hotel. True to its name, it's within walking distance from Jonker Street, so you're never far away from the bustling street market. There are five rooms available including the Deluxe Room that comes with a king-size bed and the Grand Deluxe Family that can fit up to five guests.

Rate: Starts at RM150 on Agoda

Address: 84, Jalan Tokong, Kampung Tiga, 75200 Melaka

Contact: +606 282 5151

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6. Courtyard at Heeren Boutique Hotel

Perfect for travellers who are planning a staycation in Melaka, you'll be enchanted by the details of Courtyard at Heeren Boutique Hotel. This Peranakan-inspired boutique hotel is equal parts quaint and unassuming, and one can easily mistaken this accommodation as an antique shop in Melaka.

Step into the rooms and you'll notice the details that are often seen in pre-Independence straits Chinese films. A refreshing change of scenery from the fast-paced city life, this boutique hotel in Melaka makes a perfect place to stay while soaking in the ambience of the historical city. Complete with an affordable room rate, it has anything you need from comfortable beds to good hospitality.

Rate: Starts at RM152 on Agoda

Address: 91 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock (Heeren Street), 75200 Melaka

Contact: +606 281 0088

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7. Estadia Hotel

Credit: Estadia Hotel on Facebook

Don't miss your chance to stay in a charming boutique hotel when you're in Melaka. In fact, you can book a stay at Estadia Hotel situated in Bandar Hilir. Most of the rooms are influenced by the Peranakan culture and Melaka motif. You can spend a night at the Estadia Deluxe Room complete with rain showers or upgrade to the Estadia Deluxe Suite that comes with two bedrooms and a living area.

Rate: Starts at RM165 on Agoda

Address: Terminal Pahlawan, Jalan Merdeka, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka

Contact: +606 227 9600

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8. Rosa Malacca

If you're searching for boutique hotels in Melaka, be sure to add Rosa Malacca to your list. Featuring a collection of 60 rooms complete with a mix of red bricks and brushed concrete, this boutique hotel is steeped with an Instagrammable New York loft look ? If you ask us, you'll be drawn to the chic industrial interior and contemporary designs.

You'll love spending the night at the rooms at Rosa Malacca, which are spacious and detailed with elaborate designs that are both comfortable and practical. It comes equipped with television, safe, minibar as well as a clean bathroom well-stocked with complimentary toiletries. With a hotel so pretty like Rosa, we bet you won’t ever want to leave the property!

Rate: Starts at RM168 on Agoda

Address: 212 Jalan Parameswara, Kampung Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka

Contact: +606 281 9888

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Planning a road trip to Melaka is a must-do for every traveller! Surrounded by delicious halal food and sightseeing spots, you'll be guaranteed a wonderful getaway in this historical city in Malaysia. For more accommodation options, check out our recommended reads below!