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Apa Kaba Home & Stay

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Linda, the owner, and her family and staff are absolutely wonderful! She told me that this was her husband's family's home for several generations, and when he inherited it, they decided to turn it in to an inn. Self-served breakfast includes both Western and Malaysian home-cooked treats, toast and jam, coffee, tea, etc. There's a stocked fridge and shared computer...

Thank Quinn W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2017

I stayed here for 2 night in early January 2017. It is located in a warren of alleyways that would be difficult to find without some prior direction - thankfully it seems fairly well known by taxi drivers, and I had no problems getting a taxi there from Sentral bus station. It is a true homestay, in a fairly old,...

1Thank zzz90210
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Very clean homestay with super friendly host. Cheap rooms in a historic house surrounded be a quiet green gardenaway from the hectic of the town. Breakfast and WiFi is included and it's only 5-10 minutes walking from major sights, malls and regional buses. Very recommendable!

Thank Oliver R
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice family owned hostel. Breakfast comes with different local food every day to try! It has fantastic garden place to hang out. It's in a quiet area, but still in walking distance to melakka town. Rooms were big and clean. We would stay here again.

Thank Henning h
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Nice and tidy rooms and a beautiful garden. Good breakfast and cheap cold drinks. Very friendly and helpful family and staff. Ten minutes to walk to the sights of Malacca. Best price for a beautiful and cozy place like this.

Thank Kilian K
Bolton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

A lovely little guesthouse perfect for budget travellers! The rooms whilst not being perfect are quaint, and the staff are very attentive! Breakfast is lovely and the outside garden area is also very sweet. We played chess out in the garden numerous times! Location is fantastic and there is a lovely street food place just round the corner that the...

Thank yasminmckee
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Not our first visit, and for sure not our last one. Excellent spot to stay in Melaka and get the kampung vibes. Unique to enjoy this garden so well maintained. Every morning we enjoyed a different simple local breakfast, highly appreciated by all the guests. 5 stars.

1Thank Christophe G
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Situated in a house constructed in 1912. As there are only eight rooms and the owners live in the same house, you will really have the feeling to be staying in a friend’s house. Also helps how careful and attentive are the owners, Kenny and his wife Linda, with their guests. In the morning you will enjoy a very good...

1Thank WhereYouNow J
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I am very happy to find this homestay next to tourist spots, only 7 min away from santiago hill, red square etc. The neighbourhood is quite safe next to a high school and five star hotel. The house itself is wood structure, I like the atmosphere and the owner is very informative and helpful. There's a big garden outside, I...

Thank c_Destino
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

We had such a comfortable and unforgetable stay @ Apa Kaba and were sad leaving the great family with the paradise garden! The 'patron' ;) even gave us an extended tour around the city and told us a lot of interesting, special and useful information about melacca, the history, people, the culture and the vegetation! Thanks to him we touch...

1Thank 431martinah

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Apa Kaba Home & Stay

Address: 28 Lorong Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $14 - $15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“aircon room is essential, and is also set back from road and a bit quieter”
 of 5 bubbles zzz90210, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“book a double room with air conditioning! The bathroom is just basic but the air conditioning works fine!”
 of 5 bubbles Z5437WEthomash, 20 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with an en-suite shower and toilet. There is only so much experience you need.”
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 of 5 bubbles Laurie_and_Paul, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms not immediately close to the back gate are probably quieter, as there are motorbikes passing behind the back gate”
 of 5 bubbles 574evk, 2 Jan 2015 | Read review
“cheapest room was 30rm at low season, but there is a greater chance of mosquito's coming in, as it shares some air with a living room.”
 of 5 bubbles transalpMoe, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
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