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Located within the hustle and bustle of the city center, The Rucksack Caratel- Garden Wing offers accommodations in Melaka. It features an outdoor swimming pool. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

It is 650 feet to Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum, while A Famosa and Melaka Alive are 0.6 mi away. Jonker Walk Melaka is 1,650 feet from The Rucksack Caratel - Garden Wing. Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall is 2,650 feet from the property. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is 73 mi away.

All guest rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Rooms are complete with a private bathroom fitted with a bidet and free toiletries, while selected rooms here will provide you with a seating area.

Other facilities at the property includes a garden and a games room. Guests can approach the front desk for laundry services. Alternatively, guests can explore the surrounding area for a variety of shopping and dining options.

This is our guests' favorite part of Malacca, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

The Rucksack Caratel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 14, 2015

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Malacca, this hotel has an excellent location score of 8.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.


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  • The staff speaks English
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Porta de Santiago
    0.1 miles
  • St. Paul's Church
    0.1 miles
  • Church of St. Francis Xavier
    0.2 miles
  • The Stadthuys
    0.2 miles
  • Christ Church Malacca
    0.2 miles
  • Dataran Pahlawan Malacca Megamall
    0.2 miles
  • Melaka Clock Tower
    0.2 miles
  • Jonker Street
    0.3 miles
  • Princess Hang Li Poh's Well
    0.3 miles
  • Menara Taming Sari
    0.3 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Capitol Satay Restaurant
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Mahkota Parade
    0.3 miles
  • Mahkota Medical Center
    0.4 miles
  • Baba & Nyonya Heritage Museum
    0.4 miles
  • Cheng Hoon Teng Temple
    0.4 miles
  • Straits Chinese Jewelry Museum Malacca
    0.5 miles
  • A'Famosa Resort
    0.8 miles
  • St John's Fort
    0.9 miles
  • Melaka Straits Mosque
    1 miles
  • Portuguese Square
    1.3 miles
  • Melaka Sentral
    2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Melaka International Airport
    5.1 miles
  • Kuala Lumpur International Airport
    54.1 miles
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Amenities of The Rucksack Caratel
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
Activities
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
Spa
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Malay
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Rucksack Caratel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of MYR 100 is required on arrival. That's about 22.63USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

7+ years
Extra bed by request
MYR 85 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

The maximum number of extra beds allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa The Rucksack Caratel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there will be some construction works going on hotel property from 1st May - 12th June 2022 (10am-7pm). We sincerely apologize for the noise and inconvenience caused.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Swimming pool #1: Closed from Mon, Jun 27, 2022 until Fri, Jul 01, 2022

A damage deposit of MYR 100 is required on arrival. That's about 22.63USD. This will be collected as a cash payment. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full, in cash, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about The Rucksack Caratel

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Rucksack Caratel by:

    • Taxi 2h

  • The Rucksack Caratel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at The Rucksack Caratel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The Rucksack Caratel is 1,150 feet from the center of Malacca.

  • Room options at The Rucksack Caratel include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Quad
    • Family
    • Suite

  • Check-in at The Rucksack Caratel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.