Check-in and Check-out Time
Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 PM
Are you thinking to come over to Melaka on your next long leave with friends and family? If that is a yes, then The Loft @ 13 Hibiscus can be included in the long list of accommodations that you should check out when considering where to stay during the whole Melaka trip. Being an old colonial house that was transformed into tourism purposes, this homestay type accommodation certainly offers more privacy and a touch that brings the guests back into a time around Mid-Century European. This homestay is found at the address 13, Jalan Bunga Raya, Kampung Jawa, Melaka City Center, Melaka City, Melaka which is not that far from town. Consequently, you are in for a stay that severely lacks boredom because of its ease of access to the several tourist attractions in town.
How to get to The Loft @ 13 Hibiscus
Melaka town area is not that big and due to that, it is easy to navigate and find your way through. Hence finding The Loft @ 13 Hibiscus should feel like a breeze as a lot of time is saved from being on the road. In order to reach Melaka, you can choose to drive, take the bus or board a plane. Driving to the hotel from the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur will take around 1 hour and 45 minutes, that is if the road and weather conditions are great. If you do not own a car of your own and would like to board the bus for its cheap fares, note that you have to stop at Melaka Sentral, which is the main bus terminal in the city. From the bus terminal, the trip to the hotel will take around 10 minutes using either taxi or ride sharing applications. If you feel like flying, fret not now that the Melaka International Airport complex is fully operational, you can opt to land there from any local airport terminals around the country. From there, the distance to the hotel is roughly around 8 kilometers, hence it will take roughly 16 minutes to reach the hotel. Upon entering the city, you can spot some landmarks to help you arrive faster, such as The Orangutan House, Cheng Ho’s and the Dutch Square.
Different Types of Rooms in The Loft @ 13 Hibiscus
There is only one type of bedroom ready for the guests, as the accommodation is made up of only a single bedroom unit. Nonetheless the room is pretty huge, of 50 square meter of size and can fit in two king beds and one single bed. In addition to that, there is also a 50 square meter area of patio on the outside. After checking in and entering the unit, guests may also find that it is furnished well with complete in-room facilities that include air conditioning, private bath with shower, toiletries, hairdryer, steam iron, electric kettle, television, kitchenette, in-room safe, microwave, refrigerator and WiFi connection. The Mid-Century Modern furniture and vintage South East Asian Art Deco definitely gives off the enticing authentic European style.
Restaurants and Cafes in The Loft @ 13 Hibiscus
As a homestay accommodation, The Loft @ 13 Hibiscus does not have its own on-site eatery, hence guests would have to choose either go out and dine outside or make use of the cooking facilities already provided to make their own meals. Despite these apparent shortcomings, the strategic location of the accommodation somewhat made up for it, since its proximity to the shops and eateries, in fact there are a few renowned restaurants situated within the area that would be more than capable to provide meals for the guests that are willing to pay. Besides, there are malls like Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall and Mahkota Parade housing a multitude of dining options ready to grace upon visitors.
Facilities and Activities in The Loft @ 13 Hibiscus
As soon as checking in the accommodation for the stay, there are several facilities and services that would be ready to use by guests, most of them already available and could be found in the apartment compound. These would include 24-hour front desk with multilingual staffs, terrace, parking, convenience stores, currency exchange, shops and supermarkets.
Interesting Places near The Loft @ 13 Hibiscus
St. Francis Xavier Church – Located at Jalan Kaba which is less than five minutes from the accommodation merely by walking, St. Francis Xavier Church boasts a rich history owing to its establishment since 1856. Built on what once used to be an old Portuguese church, Father Farve initiated the church building works in honor of St. Francis Xavier, a prominent 16th-century Catholic missionary also known as ‘Apostle of the East’. Three years later, the finishing touches were finished by Father Allard. Believed to be modelled after the Cathedral of St. Peter in Montpellier, Southern France, the building has a twin-spired neo-gothic structure. Till this day, the church serves its function as a Catholic church with masses being held on a regular basis.