The Majestic Malacca vs The Rucksack Caratel

The Majestic Malacca and The Rucksack Caratel are both highly recommended by expert reviewers. Overall, The Majestic Malacca ranks significantly higher than The Rucksack Caratel. The Majestic Malacca is ranked #1 in Melaka with accolades from 6 publications such as Frommer's, Oyster and Rough Guide.

The Majestic Malacca
8 / 10
188, Jalan Bunga, Raya, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
From $133 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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"Built from a restored 1920s mansion, this is Melaka's most luxurious property." Full review
Insight Guides
"Fronting the Melaka River, this Straits- and neoclassical-styled mansion now houses the hotel’s reception, bar and dining rooms, while the well-appointed rooms and spa are in the adjacent building."
Rough Guide
"Just arriving at this hotel is a treat, as the lobby is housed in an impeccably restored 1920s mansion house."
"The service here is first-rate; you're greeted with fresh tea in your room and delicious local sweets at turndown. " Full review
Ask for a room on a higher floor for the best views.
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"This elegant new hotel is an interesting mix: the lobby is in a 1920s colonial-style mansion while the bulk of the hotel is in a modern high-rise built behind." Full review
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The Rucksack Caratel
7 / 10
107 Jalan Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
From $30 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Pool
  • Family Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Air Conditioning
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Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"There's a fun flashpacker vibe at this great addition to central Melaka City's budget options." Full review

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