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Backpacker's Freak Hostel

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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible23%
  • 6 Feb 2017
    “Didn't actually dtay”
  • 14 Jul 2016
    “Dirty, depressive, hot, unfriendly”
1-25 Jalan Pm 2 Plaza Mahkota, Melaka 75000 Malaysia See on map
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I had this place booked through booking.com and received an email from them during the day to say they only keep the booking till 6pm and then will sell it on. Well my bus didn't get in till after 6.30pm so not really good enough,...More

Thank Bethan H
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Small room, looked like a cell, no window, dirty, only fan, was so hot no sleep at all, bugs, shower down the hall cramped, water cold or boiling hot, light coming in through hole in wall. Depressive. Girl reception unfriendly. I booked 2 nights, stayed...More

Thank Laila S
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

I think the only nice thing of this hostel is the location... It's near to any attractions area in Malaka and located in main Street but the room is too small unless you have the third floor the room is spacious, the bathroom is really...More

2  Thank Rachmafe
Reviewed 4 April 2015

For the price of a private double room, it's pretty hard to beat. We stayed in a nice room with good airconditioning. The owner was nice and let me play with the little rabbit they have. Rooms are clean and shared bathroom was clean. Location...More

Thank katmachine
Reviewed 19 February 2015 via mobile

The room isn't that great but was nice and cool which was good! The bedding had a cigarette hole in it and after check out the woman went to clean room and change sheets, when I went back upstairs to use the toilet I walked...More

Thank AnthonyCB365
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We are one of the latest backpacker's joint in Melaka. Located in the city center of all historical sites and just minutes away from Chinatown. This is the place where budget and comfy comes together. ...More Less
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Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 10 - US$ 16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Backpacker`s Freak Hotel Melaka
Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Traveller (21)
Room & Suite (23)
Dining (2)
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"Stay elsewhere!"
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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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"cheap, clean and comfortable"
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"If they try to put you in 204 ask for another room!"
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