Surrounded by the rich heritage of Malacca amidst picturesque garden views and luscious greenery is the uniquely designed Rucksack Caratel. Paying homage to the avid traveler, the hotel has caravan-inspired rooms in the lobby filled with amenities such as a foosball table, comfy work benches and all-day coffee, tea and snacks available for staying guests. Those looking to soak in the afternoon sun, there is a well-sized pool available to take a dip in. The rooms are designed with practicality in mind and are aesthetically pleasing to look at as well notably with top to floor windows that affords guests panoramic views of the surrounding area.
At the Rucksack Caratel, an emphasis is placed on exploring the historic city of Malacca and what better way to do so than on foot! Upon checking in, the friendly staff hands guests a beautifully illustrated hand-drawn map with the best places to visit and establishments to eat at. No matter the preference, there is always something for everyone at any time of the day, ranging from quaint cafes to local restaurants, there is an abundance of eateries to choose from. Those looking to experience the hustle and bustle of Malacca, the hotel is located just 5 minutes away from the famous Jonkers Street which truly comes alive during the weekends, attractions such as the Melaka Sultanate Palace and Christ Church are just a stone throw away, easily accessible with minimal fuss, the location is simply ideal for eager explorers.
With a total of 9 different types of rooms to select from with varying views and sizes, there is certainly an option even for the most discerning of guests. From families, to group of friends and couples the Rucksack Caratel ticks all the right boxes when it comes to no-frills accommodation providing guests with items such as complimentary toiletries, flat-screen TV with cable, clothing rack, Wi-Fi, toilet and bathroom shower.
The hotel also includes breakfast consisting of choices such as Nasi Lemak and Bihun Goreng neatly wrapped in brown paper or toast with jam, although nothing extravagant, it is certainly a nice touch for guests who would like to stay-in or to have a quick start to their mornings. With plenty of amenities and nestled in an optimal location but still away from all the noise of the city, the Rucksack Caratel affords guests with comfort and privacy at the very heart of Malacca.