Baba house melaka
  Baba House boutique hotel Malacca The chinese in the straits are called Babas to distinguish them from those born in China.

They are also known as the "Straits born Chinese" or "Peranakans", whereby the men are called "Baba" and the women "Nyonya"

  hotel front view
Our hotel located along jalan Tun Tan Check Lock
A unique community on its own, they no longer spoke the dialect of their ancestors but a language of their own known as Baba Malay. They speak the Malay patois which is Malay mixed with Hokkien words and phrases.

The traditional Peranakan house symbolising its culture, with its formal Chinese arrangement and eclentic mix of furnishings reveal how this unique culture enjoyed a lifestyle that was deeply rooted In Chinese tradition and ritual, and yet was receptive to the cultures of other local communities especially the Malay culture.
  Malacca - the birthplace of the Peranakans is a city of many historical attractions, cultures and cuisines. Nonya cuisine is another notable feature of the Peranakan culture. The food is a mixture or Malay, Chinese, Indian and even Portuguese dishes.

Step Back In Time ..... with The Baba house and we'll take you back to revisit the traditional lifestyle of the Babas!

* Within walking distance to historical attractions
* Located in the vicinity of antique shops
* Fully air-conditioned with Colour T.V. / IDD
* Coffee/Tea Making Facility
* Free ample parking
* 24 Hours security
Special Promotions
(Valid till Dec 2008)

Room Type Promotion Rates Peak
Deluxe (Twin/Dbl) RM95.00 RM120.00
Family Deluxe RM190.00 RM240.00
Extra Bed RM25.00 RM25.00
* All rates include American Breakfast

Peak rates applicable on 2007 Dec 31, 2008 Jan 1, 9 & 10, Feb 6 - 9, Mar 20 - 22, Apr 30 - May 1, May 17 - 19, Jun 6 -7 , Aug 8 - 9, Aug 30 - 31, Sep 30 - Oct 2, Oct 25 - 28, Dec 6 - 9, Dec 24 - 29 & 31


Comfortable and clean rooms
with traditional furnishings

Straits Heritage Gifts & Souvenir Shop

Don't forget to bring some souvenir home


Baba house location map

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