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Melaka, Malacca

This is one of my favourite states in this country!

It all started when I first went to Melaka for my department's family day back in 2008. I fell in love with the place but didn't have enough time to explore the city then. Came back and told then-boyfriend that the first road trip that we're taking together would be to Melaka!

And so we did, last Wesak weekend.

We had a blast there. We explored the city; went to Jonker Walk, ate good food, bought knick knacks, rode on the beca, got ourselves much-needed massage and just being with each other.

We stayed at a new hotel, Casa del Rio. And I'm glad we booked our room there!

It is GORGEOUS!

Check it out yerself.


That's the hotel at night taken from across the river


We were greeted with cold towel and lime & ginger sorbet. That was very refreshing on a really hot day


That's the magnificent lobby, even more stunning at night

The room is lebar & panjang. Quite spacious for the two of us. I love the layout, even told Hubs that I want to have a similar room at our own home nanti!











My only qualm with the room is the BED! We requested for a king-sized bed. But, really our bed is two twin-sized beds put together. I hated that! Macam mana nak tido cuddle-cuddle kalau katil asyik bergerak je. That was very annoying. We ended up sleeping on our own beds since the gap in between were just too uncomfortable for any one of us to sleep on.



It would have been a perfect 10 if it were a proper king-sized bed!

Since the hotel is very new, there were still some things that are unfinished. But, that didn't really bother us - there were no noisy construction during our stay, thank God.

Oh, breakfast was included in our room price. But, breakfast was disappointing. The buffet (if we can even call it that) consisted of fresh-cut fruits, nasi goreng, prawn mee and some pastries. That's it!

All in all, I give the hotel 8/10. The bed and the breakfast really are the killer. Other than that, we had a wonderful time at Casa del Rio and Melaka of course!

Here's us on our last day *sob*



So, jom Melaka?

P/S We got the Deluxe Lago during the promotion. I think there are still some promotions going on. Check it out!

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Okay, everything else is self explanatory.

You're welcome!