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Calanthe Artisan Loft
Ranked #20 of 152 Speciality Lodging in Melaka
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I had booked with Calanthe artisan upon my friend's recommendation and it was a great decision. The house is very spacious and my children enjoyed just by staying in the house. Large dining table is available and definitely a good dining option to beat the queues at popular eateries.
And I was totally taken away by how responsive Katherine was. On the first night when we couldn't figure how the TV was operated, help was immediately sent. And the next few minutes Joseph was already knocking on the door.
It is also located in the heart of jonker walk and waking distance to the places of interest. Definitely will recommend to my family and friends. Hope to be back soon! :)

Stayed: September 2016, travelled with family
2  Thank Winnie X
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Went to Malacca for a short break. A 3D2N trip.
Like the spacious room, the location (so convenient that encourages us to keep shopping and buying stuff, and putting it back to the house) and most importantly, the house is extremely clean. The host is super sweet and very helpful. They have even prepared a small folders with all the 'must see' / 'must try'. It helps a lot when we want to decide where to go / what to eat.

For those driving to Malacca (like me), the house comes with parking (free). :D

Special thanks joe & christie for the hospitality ~

  • Stayed: July 2016, travelled with friends
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3  Thank JuneChong
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Calanthe homestay was amazing, its not only a heritage site but a house filled with tiny details. The interior and exterior designs are really creative. We cycled to melaka and we had no issue parking 6bicycles at the car porch. The outdoor area has nice hanging plants and wall arts which makes the atmosphere really magical. It was great that bathtowels were provided, eventhough theres only one bathroom, the shower room was new and bright. We really enjoyed our stay here and the hospitality of our host danial. We also tried the 13 states local complimentary coffee from the cafe just few blocks away. A must go for coffee lovers as it is the only cafe in malaysia that serves coffee from all 13 states of malaysia!!

  • Stayed: May 2016, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Cynthia L
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

It was truly a unique experience, living in a true historical house. Our host is very nice and tentative to our needs. The host is also a certified tour guide, and kindly offered us a free tour. We learned a lot about Melaka through our host. Jonker street is within walking distance and the loft comes with a huge parking lot. Highly recommended.

Stayed: December 2015, travelled with family
3  Thank Eunice A
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Reviewed 28 December 2015

Its within Unesco world heritage site. Melaka. Host make their very best to protect this gem. Clean environment, friendly and knowledgeable host, enjoy our trip here and get to know more about melaka. Thanks Calanthe, will definitely introduce u to peoples who prepare to visit melaka. calanthe artisan the best!

  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled with friends
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1  Thank pandaJor
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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Great location for the family over the X'mas holidays! Ease of booking with them and they offered much flexibility to us. Upon arrival, Joe, the host also made us feel welcomed. There was a welcome message on the chalkboard for us too! They have a cafe and jewelry/accessory shop which also featured much creativity. Place is huge and we had 2 cars parked and space for kids to run around. Overall, definitely an interesting experience and would suit someone looking for a different experience in the old town. Just to note it may not suit people who have difficulty taking the stairs as that's the way to the 2 king size beds. Alternative option is to sleep downstairs at the AV room that can easily fit 3 adults.

Stayed: December 2015, travelled with family
2  Thank Bunzbunz
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CalantheArtisanLoft, Owner at Calanthe Artisan Loft, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2015

Dear Bunzbynz,
Thank you for your comments and a Big THANK YOU for choosing us!
We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

My family and I had recently stayed in this home. We are very pleased. The host put in a lot of effort to make the place feel like a home. Good quality mattress were ready in the AV room for my additional guests.
It was extremely convenient with a parking bay and walking distance to jonker street. Bonus point was that the host willingly spare his time to bring us around and tell us about historical Melaka. Appreciate his effort and time.

Stayed: December 2015, travelled with family
2  Thank ming l
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CalantheArtisanLoft, Owner at Calanthe Artisan Loft, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2015

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for choosing us! We try to make you feel comfortable as if you are at your own home. We are happy indeed to see you enjoying your stay. Once again thank you and hope to see you again!

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Additional Information about Calanthe Artisan Loft

Address: No 16, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Amenities:
Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 152 Speciality Lodging in Melaka
Price Range: $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 1
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A natural home concept for "home away from home" - a place where you comfortable and content as if you were at home. A house with car porch located in the heart of the historical city Melaka, that is within walking distance to the UNESCO Historical Site, main business, shopping and entertainment districts by walking distance as below: Jonker Walk - 1 minHereen Street (Art Galleries, Fashion Boutiques, Baba Nyonya Museum, Bird Nest Museum, Conservation Museum) - between 30 seconds - 5 mins Malacca Stadthuys, Clock Tower, Christ Church, St Francis Church - 3 minsShopping Complex (Dataran Pahlawan, Mahkota Parade) - 10 minsOur loft with a build up of 130 square meters, fully furnished, self contained, self-service comfort and privacy. It is come with approx. 35 square meters Living with Dining room, setup with a old fashion cushion chair and 8 seaters dining set table. A 9 square meters AV room with a 39in LED Flat Screen TV, Home Theater System and Bluray Player, provide you the comfortably bean bag chairs for your leisure holidays with your treasure movie or music. We also have only bathroom with WC at ground floor, attached with hand and rain shower water heater. A useful kitchen by the indoor garden. Full facilities such like Electrical Cooker, Slow Cooker, Oven, Microwave, Dining ware etc. We also provide home basic cooking ingredients for your convenience to prepare your private meal as your wish. BBQ or Steamboat equipments will provide upon request too. One mezzanine bedroom approx. 35 square meters comfortably for 4 persons. It is a pair of King Size Bed with a branded Destress Mattress for you release your stresses and have a sweet dream in this Artisan Loft. If your plan is more than 4 persons, we will set up the extra DESTRESS MATTRESS at the AV room for make sure everyone have comfortable environment and setting for leisure. Looking forward to serve you and share with you our love and - culture of this heritage city - MALACCA ... more   less 

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