The SpaceThe stable is sublime sanctuary in the hub of malacca's historical precinct between Heeren street, once a narrow street fill with wealthy colonial residences and the famous Jonker street, which now houses antique dealers, museums, restaurants, galleries, cafes and handicraft shop.
She is smart, witty and charming reinvention of what used to be a horse stable built during the 16th Dutch occupation of malacca.
Original wooden beams dances around and richly textured room of raw exposé bricks.
The interior is a brilliant collision of modern to the baroque and to the local Peranakan heritage.
The small house is an inspired fusion of old and new, chic and stylish, individualistic cool.
Like our sister property 45lekiu, the whole house is entirely yours when you check in with us. Guest AccessYou will the only guest if you check in to stay with us.
The Stable only accommodates two guests with a king bed and comes appointed with amenities like towels, house slippers, toilet paper, shampoo, conditional, bath gel, tooth brush, shower cap, cutlery, wine glasses, drinking water, tea making facilities and a Nespresso Coffee machine. We have wifi access, channel flat screen TV and a DVD player.
The room come with 2 made to order western set breakfast at "eat at 18 cafe" on the ground floor of The Opposite Place, 5 mins walk from the Stable. Interaction with GuestsWe will keep in touch for your arrival details. A short house briefing will be conducted during the check in process and a a map for you to get familiar with the neighbourhood. We provide wifi in the house and you can reached Sharen by text or call. The NeighborhoodWe are 2 minutes walk away from Jonker Street where the famous chicken rice balls restaurants are located.
The Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum is about a mins walk away.
We are 10-15 minutes walk to most of historical sites like the Dutch Square, Christ church, St Paul Hill and St Francis Xavier Church.
There are cafes, bars, Satay house and handicraft shops on the same street with us.
Local food eatries (hawker store) , Assam Pedas (Malay sour& spicy fish), tandoori chicken with naan are barely 5 mins walk away.
There is a morning market selling fresh vegetables, fish & poultry less than 10 minutes walk away.
Bicycles rental are available at the convenience shop nearby at rm10 or less a day. Laundry service is 2 streets away. Getting AroundWe are located on a narrow side street called Jalan Hang Kasturi. Our address is D Jalan Hang Kasturi, 75200 Melaka.
If you are driving, you may park at the open space public parking space located opposite Casa Del Rio Hotel. Park your car. Walk towards Jonker Street (the Heritage area), cross the road and walk into the street opposite you and we are on your right. opposite us is RED HANDICFAFT.
If you arrived by coach at the Sentral bus Station of Malacca, you can choose to come by
1) take a domestic bus No 17. Stop at DUTCH SQUARE or TOWN SQUARE. Cross the pedestrian crossing towards the river. Cross the bridge. Hard Rock cafe will be on your right.
Walk into the street opposite you called Jonker Street. Turn into the 2nd junction on your left called JALAN HANG KASTURI. Walk down the street, you will see a Satay restaurant on your right, follow by Calanthe Art Cafe on your right. Walk a bit further we are on your left opposite the Red handicraft.
2) a taxi will takes 15 mins and at rm20/car.
3) download "grap car" application. Charges between rm12~15. Other Things to NoteThe famous Jonker Street is just around the corner. The Jonker Walk Night market that happened over the weekend from fri -Sun (6pm-12MN) is a great place for local food and craft. During this time, some of the streets around this area will be converted to pedestrian walk.
Expect an old house to behave in her characters, and we do make sure all hygiene are at her highest standard.
You are in the middle of the action with bars and cafes, do expect a certain level of noise.