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    Backpacker's Freak Hostel

    1-25 Jalan Pm 2 | Plaza Mahkota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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          Overview
          • Excellent36%
          • 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
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          Free Parking
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          Reviewed 26 April 2012 via mobile

          Had a good stay at backpackers freak with a very simple but clean room! Breakfast very basic but your allowed to use the fridge so you can by some yogurt and stuff your self if you'd like. Only thing we really reacted badly to was...More

          Thank Enoc123
          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,...More

          1  Thank Chris G
          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...More

          Thank PatrickandImo
          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 &...More

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          • 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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          • USD 12 - USD 21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Melaka State >
          • Central Melaka District >
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