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    Backpacker's Freak Hostel

    1-25 Jalan Pm 2 | Plaza Mahkota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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    May 7
    May 8
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent35%
    • Very good28%
    • Average12%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible20%
    6 Feb 2017
    “Didn't actually dtay”
    14 Jul 2016
    “Dirty, depressive, hot, unfriendly”
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    2 Star Hotel
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    250 reviews
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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 bethan1122
    Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile
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    Personnel très agréable, chambres et sanitaires impeccable. Internet est la mais il ne fonctionne pas.... Je sujs arrivé a 6h...More

    Thank Franck 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 9 June 2016
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    resepsionis susah untuk ditemui, menunggu beberapa lama baru muncul. kamar kurang bersih dan nyaman, tidak menyediakan remote AC diruangan, sehingga...More

    Thank dewi_dudulz
    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

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • USD 11 - USD 25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Kitchenette
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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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