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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 4 March 2012

Hands down, this was the best customer service I have ever received traveling! The owners make it a community environment - they're knowledgeable and courteous. Expect these guys to learn your name on day one and treat you like family by day two. For value, it's the cheapest place in Melaka and breakfast is included with free tea and coffee...

1Thank Chris G
Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 27 February 2012

This is a great little guest house. Decently located between Chinatown and Melaka Raya this hostel is super clean with amazing staff. Also, the free wifi was reliable and fast which is a rare combination in guest houses. Recommended all around!

Thank Allwet10
Reviewed 26 January 2012

We originally planned to stay here for four days, but ended up staying for six. It is a lovely place, with good rooms a great common room on the top floor and fantastic staff. The location isn't in Chinatown but it is only a 10 minute walk away and 3 huge malls are nearby in the opposite direction. Breakfast (unlimited...

Thank PatrickandImo
Kajang, Selangor
Reviewed 25 January 2012

• Friendly & nice host : Mr. Shamu & Mr. Shah. • Nice guest hall with sofa, TV, DVD. • We booked 1 Double bed room with AC only for RM50 per night. Room is nice, AC, quality mattress, strong bed frame, free towel & blanket use, got over-the-door-hook, small 3 drawer chest, carpet flooring. We had nice quiet sleep...

1Thank MrMrsAzli
Stathelle, Telemark, Norway
Reviewed 14 December 2011

I'd been in Kuala Lumpur a couple of days before Melaka, and I was terrified over what was expecting me in Melaka. Turned out, the place was real nice. The AC worked so well I had to rent a blankie. The shopkeeper on duty when we got there reminded me of Paul SR. in Orange county choppers. But he was...

Thank Glenn E
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2011

Very clean hostel, and friendly staff. Very new hostel! Great location, but we personally would have preferred to have been closer to Jonker Street (Chinatown), so it depends what you like! Also included a simple breakfast of toast, butter and jam,which is always great! Beds were comfy, air con was good, the only let down was the shower on our...

Thank Hollie P
Reviewed 21 October 2011

I've been traveling through India, Thailand, Singapore and Malaysia and Backpacker's Freak Hostel is hands down the best (and the cheapest!). The rooms and common space are kept immaculate. The dorms have nice cool aircon (not too cold, just right) and a light breakfast (toast and tea/coffee) is served for free in the morning. Free wifi throughout entire hostel too!...

Thank femmenuei
Reviewed 8 October 2011

We stayed in Melaka as well in KL. Anderson was very helpful with explaining us about the places to visit in malaysia. Everything was fine and the price was very good. Only thing is that the airconditioning in the dorms in KL where set to ridiculously cold temperatures. Recommended!!!

Thank TravelDude789
Izmir, Turkey
Reviewed 8 October 2011

"Where Budget & Comfy Comes Together", They say this and you will found exactly this. Friendly, nice, clean and peaceful. Free coffee and tea and also water. I would like to say that the best side is this hostel is that all staff give me information about where I was going. Singapore, Sarawak, Sabah, I think they are better than...

Thank Kemal_Kaya
Reviewed 15 September 2011

We stayed here a couple of nights for our first stop in malaysia. The were four of us (two couples) and we were put in rooms close to each other on the same floor which was good. On the first night the owner Anderson put on a huge meal for free for everyone in the hostel! we sat around afterwards...

1Thank legless_creature

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Backpacker's Freak Hostel

Address: 1-25 Jalan Pm 2 | Plaza Mahkota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: ₹ 679 - ₹ 1,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Backpacker's Freak Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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“Stay elsewhere!”
 of 5 bubbles 67stephw, 1 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Rooms are basic so don't expect too much as its targeted for us poor people :-) but if your budget is a little higher, you can always upgrade to their other 3 hotels which are on the street behind.”
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 of 5 bubbles Nomad247, 13 May 2014 | Read review
“cheap, clean and comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles SaraBlas, 28 Aug 2013 | Read review
“If they try to put you in 204 ask for another room!”
 of 5 bubbles JonathanN330, 15 Apr 2013 | Read review
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