A fascinating blend of Portuguese, Dutch and British influences have made Malacca one of the most popular tourist destinations in Malaysia. Although it's possible to visit as a daytrip from Kuala Lumpur, you are better off spending a night or two here.
From the Malacca Travel Guide
Very cheap room! What you pay is what you get! Wasn't expecting much as it is a hostel but the room is spartan! Just the bed, pillows and blankets(which is as thin as a towel). The attached bath has 2 pieces of miserable soap that seem to be there for ages(don't think any one dare to touch it). ... more
Cyclamen cottage has been beautifully restored. It was a peaceful and very pleasant place to stay, with excellent facilities. Cindy was a warm and generous host and very welcoming. Thanks also to Chris for sharing his collection and knowledge of the past. The breakfasts, Malay and Nonya food, were huge and delicious. ... more