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15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 7 nights in room number 4. Very noisy due to road directly outside, fan is not very good and make sure that you close the shutters at night as the light from the street lampost shines in. Bed was comfy and room was nice and spacious.

Thank RickyBull
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go there only for drinks at night. The reception is where the cafe is but the rooms are in a different building. Stayed in the dorm, which had the window right above the main road so it was noisy, the room had no door, the beds were uncomfy and dirty, the bathroom and showers seem like no one cleaned them... More 

Thank RYK85
Ipoh, Malaysia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My stay at this hostel was a bit mixed. The dorm room and the common room seemed nice and clean. The facilities are a bit lacking, could use some renewal/repairs. But the main thing I found that this place was empty. So many rooms and no fellow travellers to meet. Okay 1 or 2, but for the first day I... More 

Thank Thijs d
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17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Discovery Guesthouse provides affordable accommodation with air conditioning in the heart of old Malacca, a 5-minute walk from Jonkers Walk. It offers bicycle rental facilities, pool tables and free Wi-Fi.  The guesthouse is situated within a 5-minute walk of the St. Francis Xavier Church and several famous local eateries like Chuang Wah Restaurant (chicken rice ball). The Mahkota Parade Shopping... More 

Thank Beck I
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We spent a long time looking for local Paranakan food, here we found it: Chicken (the best), Shrimps, Ladyfingers like nowhere else!!! Simple presentation, plastic chairs, but food wise the clear winner of the weekend

Thank VolkmarAhrens
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We originally booked a twin room upstairs, the owner john allowed us to stay in one downstairs with a private bathroom which was so lovely of him. He is such a great host, and the cafe is great to hang out in after a day out in Malacca. Great location as well. The room was so cheap for what it... More 

Thank Katherine E
Barcelona, Spain
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a great example of the type of place that l don't go to: its view is of a trafficated crossing, there's karaoke, and their decoration include small cars sawn in two. Its cheesy. But it just happens to be located 50 m from our apartment and they do happy hour in a town where alcohol isn't abundant.... More 

Thank chrisgrenness
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102 reviews
56 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

Well what can we say that we haven't said before in previous review for the Discovery Café. Year after year we keep returning here. The welcome is always warm. Great place to hang out and meet people, its the people who really make the place, the staff and regulars are now very good friends. It really is our second home... More 

Thank peteandchris46
Nice, France
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

We went there around noon to by bus ticket + taxi for the next day. The guy explained us everything and seemed serious and honest (he told us the true price of the ticket + the extra 7 RM that he takes). We were told to come back at 5 pm to collect our tickets, but they didn't buy them... More 

Thank Adèle F
Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Great place to chill during the day. Classic rock and a constant breeze equal an awesome vibe in a cool setting. The local dishes are very good and a decent size. The staff are friendly and efficient. The Guest House also resells bus tickets if you are looking for a bit of convenience.

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Additional Information about Discovery Cafe & Guest House

Address: 3 Jalan Bunga Raya, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: ₹ 685 - ₹ 1,165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Discovery Cafe & Guest House 1.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Views of the River would be good.”
 of 5 bubbles AJRontheroad, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles wolfgangh281, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Check which of the three properties you are booked into. I suspect the original and the newest will be better.”
 of 5 bubbles whatisthislife, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Try ti get a room from the front side. Then you can have the view of”
 of 5 bubbles saman688, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the small aircon dorm - windowless, crowded and stuffy with limited aircon time. And the fan room - like living in an oven.”
 of 5 bubbles FleetinGlimpses, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
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