The Rucksack Caratel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of The Rucksack Caratel

The Rucksack Caratel

3.0 star property
3-star hotel with outdoor pool, near A Famosa

8.4/10 Very good

143 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry facilities
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107, Jalan Banda Kaba, Malacca City, 75000
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Outdoor pool
  • Terrace
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Library
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Self-serve laundry
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • 24-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Bandar Hilir
  • A Famosa - 7 min walk
  • Jonker Street Night Market - 11 min walk
  • Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall - 12 min walk
  • AEON Bandaraya Melaka Shopping Centre - 40 min walk
  • Malacca Sultanate Palace Museum - 1 min drive
  • St Paul's Church - 2 min drive
  • Putra Specialist Hospital - 2 min drive
  • Cheng Hoon Teng Temple - 2 min drive
  • The Shore Oceanarium - 2 min drive
  • Mahkota Parade Shopping Mall - 3 min drive

About this property

The Rucksack Caratel

When you stay at The Rucksack Caratel, you'll be within a 15-minute walk of A Famosa and Jonker Street Night Market. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor pool, and freebies like WiFi and self parking are added perks. Other features include a snack bar/deli, a terrace, and a garden. Fellow travelers say good things about the pool and walkable location.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia)

Social distancing

Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 26 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Snack bar/deli

Taking the kids

  • Children stay free

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • An outdoor pool

Accessibility

  • Elevator

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Malay

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Refundable deposits

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Cash deposit: MYR 100.0 per stay

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A tax is imposed by the city: MYR 2.00 per accommodation, per night
  • A tax of MYR 10.00 per accommodation, per night is imposed by the country of Malaysia and collected at the property beginning January 1, 2023. Permanent residents and Malaysian nationals are exempt from the tax. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from June 27 2022 to July 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Swimming pool

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Rollaway beds are available for MYR 85.0 per night
  • Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe & Clean (Malaysia).

Policies

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property accepts credit cards and cash.

Also known as

Rucksack Caratel Hotel Malacca
Rucksack Caratel Hotel
Rucksack Caratel Malacca
Rucksack Caratel
Rucksack Caratel Garden Wing Hotel Malacca
Rucksack Caratel Garden Wing Malacca
Rucksack Caratel Garden Wing
The Rucksack Caratel Hotel
The Rucksack Caratel Garden Wing
The Rucksack Caratel Malacca City
The Rucksack Caratel Hotel Malacca City

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

8.4

Very good

8.7/10

Cleanliness

8.5/10

Staff & service

8.4/10

Amenities

8.5/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.5/10

Eco-friendliness

4/10 Fair

Overall stay was so so..wireless internet was very dissapoiting. There's no connection on the whole day on 2nd day. Highligted the issues twice, but still the same reult..no internet.
Chrisleen Lee, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Strategic location hotel
A good stay!
LUI, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Good stay
Good stay!
LUI, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Raj, 1-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

The place is clean and it is worth the money that you’re paying. The pool was closed due to RMCO, but it was still not that bad. However walking back from Jonker Street to the hotel at night can be a little scary, as the area is quite quiet and anything could happen....
VC, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Love this place Told the hubs that I will only return to this place every time I travel to Melaka
Carmen, 1-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

It was indeed an experience. Staying in this hotel is an experience and I would like you guys to experience that. I love the design, the comfort and the friendly staffs of the hotel!
ThirdyGalore, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Walking distance to shopping area and sightseeing places. The staffs are extremely friendly and attentive.
2-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Funky little place, great location within walking distance of everything! Good basic breakfast, staff friendly and helpful!
2-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

nice cosy place, easy to walk around. walking distance to night market and place of attraction.
1-night trip with friends
Verified Expedia guest review