Top 10 Best Airbnbs in Melaka For Your Next Staycation

Known affectionately as Malaysia’s “Historical City”, Melaka is an all-time favourite destination for both locals and foreigners. Famous for its beautiful heritage sites, alluring scenery, and delicious food (chicken rice balls, anyone?), Melaka is a destination unlike any other. Today, let’s take a look at the top 10 best Airbnbs in Melaka that you should consider for your next stay in the city. After all, apart from the fun sights and great food, you also need the perfect accommodation to thoroughly explore Melaka! 

1. A lovely home right next to Jonker Street

Listing Name: RiverView Home: At Heritage & Jonker Street Area

Listing Type:Entire house
Max no. of guests:6
No. of bedrooms:2

At this lovely Airbnb located in the Jonker Walk Heritage Area, one of the main highlights is being able to admire the lovely views of the Melaka River from the balcony. Whenever evening comes, you’ll be able to treat yourself to mesmerising sunset vistas!

RiverView Home is also well-furnished with plenty of modern comforts and can easily accommodate six guests comfortably. With a high rating backed by favourable reviews, it is one of the most well-liked accommodations in the area! What’s more, it’s also within walking distance of some of the city’s top tourist sites and eateries too!

2. A romantic abode by the river

Listing Name: Voyage Cottage lodge B

Listing Type:Private room in a bungalow
Max no. of guests:2
No. of bedrooms:1

In Melaka for a romantic escape with your significant other? Then you’ll want to this lovely themed Airbnb to your list of accommodations. Located by the riverside, this cozy private room offers front row seats to the lovely lights that illuminate the river bed at night. How romantic?

Apart from the ambient view, the bungalow is also conveniently located. It is only a few minutes’ walk away from popular locations like Dutch Square, Christ Church, and other famous tourist attractions. 

Also read: 7 Airbnbs in KL to Rent For a Balinese Staycation

3. The perfect staycation for a group of friends

Listing Name: The Egerton Melaka

Listing Type:Entire villa
Max no. of guests:8
No. of bedrooms:3

Travelling to Melaka wtih a group of your closest travel buddies? Then this spacious Airbnb is your top choice! Not only is it within 10 minutes of the famous Jonker Walk (awesome spot for foodies), it also just a few minutes away from other popular locations too!

The villa itself is tastefully furnished, featuring modern comforts and heritage-style decor. Housing three bedrooms, it’s the perfect fit for a group of eight friends or even a medium-sized family.

4. A luxurious suite that will lull you into bliss

Listing Name: Majestic Suites@Melaka steps 2 Jonker#14

Listing Type:Entire apartment unit
Max no. of guests:2
No. of bedrooms:1

Be honest: just looking at the picture already makes you want to book a stay, right? This luxurious apartment is located right in the heart of the city, with quick and easy access to plenty of attractions and dining options. It also features a sauna, a gym, and a stunning pool area!

While staying here feels like a stay in a luxurious 5-star hotel, it’s actually amazingly affordable! It’s no wonder that this spacious, clean, and lovely Airbnb in Melaka receives such race reviews. The best part? The window boasts an unforgettable view of the Straits of Melaka! 

5. A dream home next to the bustling A’Famosa

Listing Name: My Habitat Malacca @ 6083

Listing Type:Entire apartment
Max no. of guests:2
No. of bedrooms:1

If you want to live close to the action while you’re in Melaka, My Habitat Malacca is the place for you. After all, this humble abode is located just a stone’s throw away from the city’s top shopping centres, the famous A’Famosa area, and Jonker Walk. 

It is fully furnished to provide the creature comforts we’ve all come to know and love, and can easily fit a family of four. If you’re heading to Melaka for a long-needed staycation with your family, we highly recommend this location! 

6. Waking up to the glorious view of the ocean

Listing Name: {Highest Floor Seaview} Couple Suites@Melaka Town

Listing Type:Entire apartment
Max no. of guests:2
No. of bedrooms:1

The aesthetically pleasing Attic Home is located at the highest point of Silverscape Residences, allowing occupants to wake up to a breathtaking view of the Melaka Straits from the balcony every morning! What’s more, since this Airbnb is located in the heart of the city, you can easily reach the top attractions and foodie destinations easily. 

What’s more, while staying here, guests can make use of the wonderful public pool, sauna, and jacuzzi too! The only potential problem we see is never wanting to leave after checking in! 

7. Immerse yourself in Melaka’s heritage

Listing Name: Joti’s Oasis

Listing Type:Room in a boutique hotel
Max no. of guests:6
No. of bedrooms:1

Hands up if you, like me, remember the show The Little Nyonya from the late 2000s! I remember looking at some of the scenes that were filmed in drama and I thought, wow, wouldn’t it be nice to stay in a traditional Peranakan home?

While Joti’s Oasis isn’t exactly an entire home, it certainly boasts the unmistakable ambience of Peranakan heritage! This little boutique hotel features tasteful decor that instantly transports you to a more nostalgic time. Fit for a party of six, it is also one of the most highly-rated Airbnbs in Melaka! 

8. The best double room in the heart of the city

Listing Name: Thermospace Silverscape B-39-07 Melaka City

Listing Type:Whole apartment
Max no. of guests:2
No. of bedrooms:1

Another popular option for couples staycationing in Melaka, this centrally-located Airbnb is close to some of the best foodies spots in the city. So if your goal is to sample Melaka’s favourite streetfood with your significant other, this is the sport for you. In addition, you can also go for a relaxing swim at the pool or simply admire the alluring sea view from your balcony.

9. An Airbnb that feels like a 5-star hotel

Listing Name: Luxury&Modern Seaview President Suites @MelakaCity

Listing Type:Entire apartment
Max no. of guests:2
No. of bedrooms:1

Who said Airbnbs were all homey accommodations? This luxurious apartment, boasting incredible outdoor scenery and an awesome location, is akin to a 5-star luxury resort! Apart from the stunning decor, there are also plenty of modern amenities and facilities for guests to enjoy, making this truly one of the best value-for-money Airbnbs in Melaka.  

10. An unforgettable stay to celebrate life’s sweetest moments

Listing Name: Prince&Princess Home海景泳池Free Wifi@No Cleaning Fee

Listing Type:Entire apartment
Max no. of guests:4
No. of bedrooms:1

If you’re looking to hold a proper celebration at an Airbnb in Melaka, be it for birthdays, anniversaries or any other special occasion, we dare say that this Airbnb is one of the best. In fact, you can even say the hosts exemplify the term “quality service”! 

All you need to do is let the host know if you have something to celebrate, and they’ll even decorate your room for you! Of course, apart from exceptional service, this Airbnb also offers convenient access to shopping centres, convenience stores, and even a cinema! 

Also read: Top 8 Best Airbnb Accommodations in Penang

So the next time you’re in Melaka, check out these Airbnbs to elevate your stay in Malaysia’s historical city! But regardless of when we can finally travel to Melaka again, remember always to stay safe and healthy! 

By Darren

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