For retreat, you don’t have to go to jungle. For relaxation, you need not be at beachside. For shopping, you can do it at any place at any time. But where can you find a place that can retreat, relax, refresh (memories) and replenish (shopping) with a reasonable and affordable price? It must be here at Melaka old town, an ancient yet modern town in a city, how wonderful can that be? It must be here at Hotel Da Som Inn.
Da Som Inn Hotel is an old but well maintained building within the Dutch Settlement area (trace back to year 1611) with unique 200 feet long, thick wall and underground sewerage pipes. It has witnessed the history of Malacca Empire and the modern world. Although it has been refurbished, renovated and re-renovated, yet and surprisingly, it was a lovely home, a trade centre, a factory before it was turned into a hotel.
Built with 3 air well areas, you can enjoy any of the hotel rooms (with windows) which are air conditioning and fan equipped. Comfortable duvet, pillows and bed will embrace you upon your check in. Complimentary internet access or WiFi is also available. A variety of breakfast will be served on each different day while American breakfast is always available upon request. 24 hours 7 days a week of free flow of coffee, tea, RO water, milk, juice and biscuits are ready to serve you at any time even at midnight or the wee hour.
Da Som Inn Hotel is strategically located at no. 28 Jalan Tukang Emas (Goldsmith Street) aka Harmony Street, Malacca, Malaysia. To truly reflect its harmony status, it is a diversified place of various settlements - Indian settlement,234 years old Sri Poyyatha Vinayagar Moorthi temple (1781), Malay settlement, 267 years old Kampung Kling mosque (1748), and Chinese settlement, 370 years old Cheng Hoon Teng temple (1645) on the same street within 1 to 2 minutes walking distance.
Outside the hotel, you will see a different world of modern marvel with delicious Nyonya and local food such as Cendol or durian puff at famous Jonker Street aka Chinatown (next to Harmony street) and world of ancient art with museums and art galleries at Heeren Street (next to Jonker street). Not to leave out the European settlement nearby, let’s also enjoy the thrill of visiting the old A Famosa fortress (1511), Christ Church (1753), The Stadthuys (1650), ruins of St Paul’s church (1521), Queen Elizabeth fountain or enjoy and stop by at modern Hard Rock Café or the Geographer Café for a drink. All within 5 minutes walking distance from this strategically located hotel.
Melaka River Cruise. Experience the spectacular cruise down the River Melaka 9km away for 45 minutes while enjoying the beautiful scenery, buildings and shop houses relics Dutch era, traditional Malay houses and many other interesting sights of world heritage relics. It takes approximately 3 minutes on foot from the hotel.
Taming Sari Tower. Bear witness panoramic views and the overall view of historical sites in Malacca World Heritage City at a height of 80 meters. You definitely excited to see the beauty and uniqueness of historical attractions such as St. Paul, Heroes Square Melaka Megamall, the Big Island and the Strait of Malacca. In addition, you'll see rapid development in the state of Malacca. Certainly you ride experience Taming Sari Tower will become unforgettable memories. It takes approximately 8 minutes on foot from the hotel.