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Oriental Riverside Residence Reviews

78 Jalan Kampung Pantai, Melaka, Malaysia

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386 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 80%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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Very good place. Close to everything. The staff are friendly. Good breakfast. I recommend! The only problem at the border of Singapore is if you are a smoker. You can not bring more than a pack of cigarettes. If you take, then you are breaking the law and have to pay a fine.


Very friendly host, helpful, courteous and polite person.

  • 8th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


This is my second time to Oriental Riverside Residence, miss Wan, since he's not working there anymore, move to another place, but the lady who replace Wan place is very nice, Yan the owner, still hang up there sometime, overall, Oriental Riverside Residence is a very nice place, enjoy staying there.


Probably no lucky with the room... without windows to the outside; no air con as was advertise, only a fan; humidity on the walls despite that was clean... I had to pay on the arrival without seeing the room first. Didn't stay for the second night. I left the place without a word in english. Only thing positive was, the guy that received me in the entrance gave me indications from places to visit and to eat, not all accurate. Basically, I do not recommend.


Minden rendben volt. Már többször is megszálltam itt. Ajánlom mindenkinek.


The location was good and the facilities were clean and functional. Other than that, I was very dissatisfied with my stay - "owner" couldn't speak much English, drabby, overpriced room, had to lock the front door when going in and out, room was too near the front door and TV (noisy), toilet was upstairs (and had to cut in front of the TV to get to the stairs) - the awkward intimacy of staying in someone's home without any of the hospitality.


Very cheap but overall is nice=)

  • 20th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Malaysia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Really clean floor Strong wifi signal

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