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Discovery Cafe & Guest House

1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   3 Jalan Bunga Raya, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
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Ranked #4 of 65 Specialty lodging in Melaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
babyluv410 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped at this place for a drink and snack. The rum and coke tasted more like rum with a shot of coke (not complaining, just saying) and they had one of the best fries I had in a while. I think it's called the 'Commando Fries'. Nice place to chill with your mates or just take in the atmosphere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great bar, good company, great atmosphere, nice beer. Bob and his staff run a great bar. Our second home in Melaka. We'll be back in a few weeks guys keep our table for us will you. See you all soon all the best, Chris and Pete

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our stay. Alan, who runs the guesthouse, can give you all kinds of advice on where to go and where to eat. Rooms are clean but small, shared bathrooms are clean. Great place to stay for small budget!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at the room above the cafe.The room is very small. I feel like i'm stuck in a pothole. Thats how worst is this place. The toilet.. Is another nightmare. Almost like a prison toilet. The surround area is disgusting and dirty. I just have no words to describe. I cant believe and don't know how this place get... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alan, the host, is very helpful and cheerful. The guesthouse is nice, clean and have everything you need. We arrived on Friday night and left on Monday morning and felt rested. We had a very great weekend in Melaka! Thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanting just a bed to lie down on for the night, I feel that this place met all my needs. The host had very specific rules but they were fair in the interest of the people staying there. Met a few European backpackers and a Malaysian family group. Most importantly, the beds were clean and comfortable. I would go back... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The guesthouse is right across the street behind the alley. When you checked in at the café they will call someone to come pick you up and show you the way there. The place is very clean and secure but looks sketchy when you enter the front door. However the host Allan was very knowledgeable and helpful. He's also a... More

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Last week, I spent 2 days in Melaka and I chose Discovery Guesthouse when I suddenly see it's number at Bus station. After 2 days I knew that I made the right decision. The host is really nice. Even though in the first sight, I feel scare a little little little bit, but after all, I like him totally. He... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The dorm room is at a different location and is a few steps away from the café. The front entrance smells really bad and there were plastic bottles/empty containers kept in the main floor. The owner treats his guests like military trainees and even if the gate requires an access card, he'd still lock it once all guests are in... More

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Pattaya, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great couple of nights here. The rooms were very clean and the guy here, Allan, was extremely helpful and friendly! Highly recommend staying here. The lounge room is very welcoming and comfortable and a great place to chat to others :) Tip: There are 2 parts to this guesthouse, where the restaurant/cafe is and across the road a minutes walk... More

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Address: 3 Jalan Bunga Raya, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Discovery Cafe & Guest House 1.5*
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