For those who want to travel comfortably on a budget in Melaka city, they can have a stay at Hotel Hong. Besides that, the reason that will attract the tourists to stay in this hotel is the location. This hotel is strategically located near to attraction places in Melaka such as historical monuments, museums, and night market. The tourists are able to get to these places so easily since these places are only minutes away from the hotel. Apart from that, this hotel has provided a few rooms with amazing amenities. All of the facilities and services are very useful for the guests and it makes the guests will feel more comfortable during their stay. Moreover, this hotel offers great hospitality and the staffs are very caring and friendly towards their guests.
How to get to Hotel Hong
There are a few ways to get to Hotel Hong. The first way is the visitors can travel by driving. For those who came from Kuala Lumpur city, they need to take a North-South highway and take an exit 231 Ayer Keroh. After that, the journey continues on Lebuh Ayer Keroh which is at Route 143. Then, they need to drive to Jalan Masjid in Kampung Dua, Melaka. As they arrived at Jalan Masjid, they will able to find Hotel Hong. The journey takes about 1 hour and 48 minutes. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Hotel Hong is 144 km. The visitors need to be aware that taking this route; there will be tolls on the highway.
Another alternative way in order to get to the hotel is by riding a bus. However, firstly, they need to take a train called KLIA Ekspress to Kuala Lumpur International Airport. From there, they can ride a bus called Starmart Express. The journey continues until the bus has arrived in Melaka Medical Centre, Melaka. Over there, they can take a taxi to Hotel Hong which will take about9 minutes using Jalan Syed Abdul Aziz or they can also use Jalan Munshi Abdullah route which takes about 11 minutes away to the hotel.
Different Types of Room in Hotel Hong
The guests can choose 4 different types of rooms that offered by Hotel Hong. The rooms are the Twin Room, Double Room, Triple Room, and Deluxe Quad Room. For Twin Room, this room has an area of 10 square metres and it can fit 2 single beds which are for 2 guests only. The room is well equipped with basic amenities such as an air conditioner, a ceiling fan, a television and a blackout drapes. In the bathroom, it has a private bathroom and a shower with hot water. The hotel has also prepared free toiletries for the guests. Besides that, the guests are able to enjoy free Wi-Fi in their room. Nevertheless, no breakfast is included in this room package. Hence the total payment for this room is RM 61.69 per night and inclusive of applicable taxes.
The next room is the Double Room. The size of this room is only 1 square metre bigger with 11 square metres. This room will have 1 double bed which meant for 2 guests. There are few basic amenities in this room such as a ceiling fan, an air conditioner, a blackout drapes and a television. The guests can enjoy their bath using a hot water shower at a private bathroom in the bathroom. They will also be given toiletries from the hotel. Apart from that, there is free Wi-Fi access in this room too. However, the guests will not be given a free breakfast since it is not in the room package. Therefore, the total cost for this room is RM 74.36 per night including applicable taxes
Following is the Triple Room. This room has a size of 12 square metres and it can fit 1 double bed and 1 single bed for 3 guests. This room is equipped with basic in-room amenities like air conditioner, a ceiling fan, television and a blackout drapes. For the bathroom, they have a private bathroom with shower. There is also hot water and toiletries that provided by the hotel. The guests can use a free Wi-Fi in their room. However, there is no breakfast included in the room package. Hence, the total price for this room is RM 82.81 per night including service charge.
Finally is the Deluxe Quad Room. This room is much spacious compared to the other 3 rooms. They have a size of 17.5 square metres which can fit 2 queen beds. The guests can enjoy their basic amenities such as an air conditioner, a television, a blackout drapes, a ceiling fan and a desk. In the bathroom, it is equipped with a private bathroom and shower as well as hot water. The hotel has also provided toiletries to the guests. The guests can freely surf the internet using a free Wi-Fi in this room. Unfortunately, this room package does not include breakfast. Therefore, the total payment for this room is RM 109.85 including service charges.
Restaurant and Cafe near Hotel Hong
There is a cafe nearby Hotel Hong called The Baboon House. This café serves a homemade burger and a freshly ground coffee to the customers. They are also famous for Vietnamese drip-coffee. Besides coffee, the customers can also find some fresh fruit juices and alcoholic beverages on their menu. Moreover, they can also get free Wi-Fi in this cafe. The Baboon House has offered all foods and drinks at a reasonable price. Other than that, this cafe brings a peaceful atmosphere and it is a comfortable place to hang around with friends. This café is only 7 minutes away with walking from Hotel Hong.
For the restaurant, there is one place for vegetarian bistro called Seeds Garden. This restaurant is located a UNESCO World Heritage Site which is also at the core of Melaka city. Seeds Garden offers Southeast Asian foods and all the foods have a nutritional balance, healing principles, and healthy cooking. Besides that, this restaurant is surrounded by heritage structures and they displayed some art pieces and medicinal plants. There is also a library available for the customers. Seed Garden is very near to Hotel Hong which takes only 3 minutes of walking.
Facilities in Hotel Hong
Hotel Hong provides good facilities and services for their guests. In this hotel, they will have a 24-hour receptionist available to handle the process of check-in and out for the rooms. This hotel takes multilingual staffs because they will not only receive customers from the locals but also from foreign customers as well. After all, their customers will feel more comfortable to ask some questions to the staffs using their own languages. There is also luggage storage available if the guests need to use it. This hotel has also provided drinks such as coffee and tea in the lobby area. Moreover, the guests are able to stay connected with their family and friend since there is an access of a free Wi-Fi in the public area. Other than that, the guests can drop by to a few shops or make some grocery shopping in the supermarket nearby the hotel. There is also an ATM machine near the hotel.
Interesting places near Hotel Hong
Cheng Hong Temple - Cheng Hong Temple is located at Jalan Tokong, Kampung Dua, 75200 Melaka. This temple is known as the oldest of a traditional Chinese temple in Malaysia. It is the finest of Chinese temples in Malaysia. It is because this temple is a premier historical monument that survived the ravages of time. This temple is in the ranking among the most significant temple in Southeast Asia. The architecture of this building has got recognition from UNESCO. This place is for Taoism, Buddhism, and Confucianism believers. The tourists that make a visit to this temple, they can witness numerous Chinese rites and also the culture of the Chinese community of Melaka. This temple is also a place to make prayers for the souls of the deceased, and it ministers to the spiritual need of devotes and divination. The tourists who came from Hotel Hong, they are able to reach Cheng Hong Temple with only 4 minutes of walking.
Kampung Keling Mosque - Kampung Keling Mosque is only a minute away from Cheng Hong Temple. This mosque is located at Harmony Street. This mosque was built in the year 1748 and the building has a combination of Javanese and Oriental in its architecture. However, the mosque has changed to a concrete structure by replacing the original wooden structure. Kampung Keling Mosque has declared as a historical monument in the year 1999. In the present, the tourists can find that the interior of the mosque has a mixture of Hindu, Chinese, and Malay, and the tiles have the element of English and Portuguese. This mosque has attracted many tourists and it has become one of the tourist attraction places in Melaka. This mosque will provide a guided tour for the tourists. For non-Muslim tourists, they will be given robe to cover themselves in order to respect this religion place. The tourists can buy some souvenirs from the souvenir shop in Kampung Keling Mosque. The journey from Hotel Hong to Kampung Keling Mosque only takes about 4 minutes away with walking
All bookings are subject to an additional MYR 2 Heritage Charge per room per day. This is to be paid directly at the hotel.