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    Backpacker's Freak Hostel

    1-25 Jalan Pm 2 | Plaza Mahkota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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          Overview
          • Excellent34%
          • Very good27%
          • Average12%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible22%
          6 Feb 2017
          “Didn't actually dtay”
          14 Jul 2016
          “Dirty, depressive, hot, unfriendly”
          Free Wifi
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Non-Smoking Rooms
          Kitchenette
          Business Centre
          Free Parking
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          2.0 Star Hotel
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          Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

          Ajit, the owner, has 3 hotel (backpacker's freak hostel, m international, and ajit guest house). I chose hostel because the price and location. The hostel is in front of Taming Sari Tower, so I can fully see the tower (better from 4th floor). The room...More

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          Reviewed 3 February 2014 via mobile

          Charging 25 ringgit for a dorm bed on agoda is a joke. You can get better for similar price or cheaper. We checked into this place (had to pay a 2 ringgit "heritage fee" even though neither of the other 2 places we went in...More

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          Reviewed 24 November 2013

          This is one of the worst place i have been in my whole travelling experience. I booked a private bed (with A/C) and was greeted with stained sheets, smelly pillow, and hairs all over. The blanket looks like it has not been washed for a...More

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          Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

          Myself and two friends stayed here, and it was horrendous. Not only do you have 3 flights of nasty rotten carpeted stairs to battle to get to reception, when you get there, the "communal area" is one tatty sofa, and a table and chairs. We...More

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          Reviewed 28 August 2013

          This Backpackers is really good, is clean, has a comfortable mattress, air conditioning, one of the few in the city that brings a breakfast, The typical: a tea or coffee with some toast, butter and jam. They have a fridge where you can keep your...More

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          Discovery Cafe & Guest House
          251 reviews
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          Marina Well Hotel Sdn Bhd
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          About
          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
          • Breakfast included
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Breakfast included
          • Business Centre with Internet Access
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
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          • Price range
          • US$11 - US$29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Location
          • Malaysia >
          • Melaka State >
          • Central Melaka District >
          • Melaka
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          • Backpacker`s Freak Hotel Melaka
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          "Rooms are basic so don't expect too much as its targeted for us poor people :-) but if your budget is a..."
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