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Condo in Melaka
Melaka {Imperio Studio} City-view/2pax/WIFI
Welcome to Imperio apartment that situated at the centre of Malacca city. - Bubble Milk Tea Street - Jonker Street Night Market - Cheng Hoon Teng Temple - Taming Sari Monument - The Stadthuys - Baba & Nyonya HeritageMuseum - A’Famosa - Melaka River Cruise - Mahkota Parade Shopping Mall - DataranPahlawanMelakaMegamall [THE ROOM HAVE SANITIZED]
$29 per night
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Rental unit in Melaka
B2413/5min drive to Jonker/3pax/Imperio/Poolview
Enjoy a stylish experience at this centrally-located place.
$22 per night
Condo in Melaka
A22-11/5 mins drive to Jonker/Imperio/4 pax
pool under maintenance
$14 per night

Stay near Malacca's top sights

Photo of Jonker Street Night Market
Jonker Street Night Market241 locals recommend
Photo of Jonker Street
Jonker Street4 locals recommend
Photo of A Famosa
A Famosa73 locals recommend
Photo of Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall
Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall223 locals recommend
Photo of Hatten Hotel Melaka
Hatten Hotel Melaka5 locals recommend
Photo of Zoo Melaka
Zoo Melaka107 locals recommend

Other great vacation rentals in Malacca

Serviced apartment in Melaka
Melaka {Imperio Studio} City-view/2pax/WIFI
$28 per night
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Rental unit in Melaka
B2209/5min drive to Jonker/Imperio/4pax
$20 per night
Serviced apartment in Melaka
A19-31/5 min drive to Jonker/Imperio/4pax
$21 per night
Condo in Melaka
✦ATTIC✦ Peak of MLK Seaview Modern Studio [TV BOX]
$48 per night
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Condo in Melaka
Melaka ⚡{Atlantis Suite} ⚡City-View/ 4Pax/ WIFI
$28 per night
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Rental unit in Melaka
Studio[TvBox]Balcony Poolview 4pax A1913@Imperio
$18 per night
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Condo in Melaka
SilverScape 5pax• Nice Seaview•Bathtub
$41 per night
Condo in Melaka
(A34-08) SILVERSCAPE LUXURY STUDIO
$21 per night
Condo in Melaka
2pax/couple/FreeWi5/Jonker/MiniCinema/Melakatown
$40 per night
Rental unit in Melaka
B12 , tvbox Relaxing couples studio
$24 per night
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Condo in Melaka
Imperio Suite + melacca town
$24 per night
Serviced apartment in Melaka
Imperio Studio#5 min drive to Jonker#Poolview
$30 per night
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Your guide to Malacca

All About Malacca

Sitting on the banks of the Malacca River, this beautiful historic city is known for its rich, varied religious roots, gorgeous architecture, and thriving Chinatown in the center of town. Located on the southwest coast of Peninsular Malaysia, Malacca, also spelled Melaka, was once a strategic port city and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. As a port city, Malacca has been influenced by many different cultures over the centuries, and this influence is reflected in the town’s architecture, food, and even language. Taking a trip here is a bit like stepping back in time, as much of the city has remained the same for centuries — you will still find the crumbling fortresses and bright red building facades from previous eras as you wander around the streets.

No trip to Malacca is complete without taking part in the city’s vibrant market culture. Jonker Night Market comes alive every Friday through Sunday when the sun goes down, and here you’ll find mouth-watering street food, antiques, and handmade local crafts. Malacca has a strong Chinese community, as Chinese migrants arrived more than 600 years ago and helped shape the city into what it is today. You’ll see the Chinese influence in the temples and traditions of the city — and be sure not to miss the popular Chinatown district not far from Jonker Market.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Malacca?

Due to its tropical location just north of the equator, Malacca remains very hot and humid all year round. Rain is always possible, with the driest months from January to March. You’ll see the most rain from April to November. No matter what time of year you visit, always be sure to come prepared with an umbrella and proper shoes.

The biggest event of the year is Lunar New Year, which happens on different dates in January or February each year based on the Chinese lunar calendar. During this weeklong celebration, the streets are filled with dancing and parades break out at all hours of the day and night. This is when the country as a whole sees the most visitors. The ​​Gendang Nusantara Festival takes place in mid-April with traditional Malay dancing and hundreds of percussionists.


What are the top things to do in Malacca?

Melaka Straits Mosque

Known as Malacca’s floating mosque, this place of prayer hovers on stilts above the Malacca Straits. Officially opened by Malaysia’s king in 2006, it was constructed in a modern Islamic design. The four corner turrets are topped by typical Malaysian rooflines. Respectful visitors are welcome to go inside, but men must wear pants, and women should bring a head covering.

Stadthuys

Constructed between the years of 1641 and 1660 on the ruins of a Portuguese fort, Stadthuys is believed to be the oldest surviving Dutch building in the East. This Dutch colonial structure in the Malacca town square was once the official residence of Dutch governors and officers. Stadthuys housed the different governments of the city for over 300 years, and today it contains the Historical and Ethnography Museum.

Baba and Nyonya Heritage Museum

This beautifully preserved historic residential home from 1861 offers a fascinating insight into Melaka’s history and what life was like for its citizens years ago. You can tour the inside of the home — full of antique furniture, elaborate tiles, and jewelry — and learn about the former residents of the house, as well as the lives of Peranakan families.

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