Both hotels are praised by travel writers. Overall, Casa del Rio Melaka scores slightly higher than Shirah's Guest House. Casa del Rio Melaka ranks #6 in Melaka with endorsements from 3 publications such as Rough Guide, Lonely Planet and Oyster.
Shirah's Guest House
No. 207B, 208, 209B, 2nd Floor, Taman Melaka Raya, Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
From $0 /night
"Brightly painted walls and a gentle Malay welcome make this place sit somewhere between a backpackers and a homestay. Some rooms have balconies and all have high ceilings." Full review
"With only six rooms and a small roof terrace, this place is well looked after and has brightly coloured murals on the walls. Two a/c rooms share a lovely balcony and all have shared showers."
Casa del Rio Melaka
88 Jalan Kota Laksamana, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
From $144 /night
- Free Internet
- Room Service
- Free Breakfast
- Shuttle Bus
- Laundry Service
"A new opening in 2011, this resort-style complex is undeniably luxurious – the rooms are delightful and there’s a lovely rooftop infinity pool as well as a spa."
"Casa del Rio Melaka is an upscale riverside hotel in historic central Melaka that's just over five minutes from popular Jonker Street on foot." Full review
"With a fabulous location right on the river and steps from Chinatown, Case Del Rio's palatial architecture blends Portuguese/Mediterranean with Malaysian for a result that's airy and grand." Full review