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Discovery Cafe & Guest House

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3 Jalan Bunga Raya, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
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Ranked #6 of 73 Specialty Lodging in Melaka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

Almost every night live music (lady sings "karaoke"), food is great, special drink promotions.. we were there almost every night to get couple of beers and enjoy the feeling or mornings eating breakfast. Can't say anything about rooms etc because we were staying elsewhere.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

charming host in alan,very knowlegable about melaka,the place is sparkling clean and quiet,good value for money.the location is not the best but the guesthouse is very quiet,the area is little india,i would reccomend madras cafe around the corner for a good cup of ginger coffe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

I stayed in this hostel for 3 nights. The dorms as well as the rooms are clean and tidy, and it includes everything and more that you can expect for a budget hostel. You have a small but nice breakfast, the staff is really nice and not to mention Allen who is taking care of the rooms at the moment.... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

We came here after an experience with bedbugs in another hostel. Discovery were good to put us up short notice in a double room for a good price. The manager was very helpful and friendly and Alan also went out of his way to cater to our needs. The hostel isn't perfect; the walls are thin, floors loud and there... More 

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Melaka, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This place is great, the guest house is separate from the Cafe, which means a quieter stay in Hostel, but with discounted drinks and live music just across the street at Cafe. The cafe is in the best location in Melaka (my opinion), with night market, various restaurants and attractions are nearby. Prices were very good for air con and... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

When traveling, I'm really after the culture and experience. So it doesn't really matter whether I stay in a humble inn, hostel or guesthouse as it saves a lot of money, which I can further use for other experiential activities. But staying at Discovery Guesthouse is an exception. It's terrible there! The walls are made up of tiles, feels like... More 

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Sunderland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

I didn't stay here but visited most days/nights for a cold beer, to and from my lodgings at the Majestic. It is a cracking little place for a beer, and the food is good too, in terms of value and quality. It's an informal little bar, and the staff is laid back and engaging. There seems to be live music... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

It is located right in the center of where you want to go in Melaka. The cafe is nice to meet people and the staff is friendly. The rooms are very basic but good for the price. Definitely a place to stay if you have a low budget.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

If you are in a tight budget and just looking for a place to shelter you, then this is cheap plus the attractions are just a walk away. They offered breakfast but for me it's not breakfast at all since they just served a cup of coffee and a toast of bread and nothing more, so don't be mesmerized with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

We didn't stay here but ate in the cafe as it we were hungry and didn't want to wander around. They don't cater for vegetarians and the food was pricey for what you got. We could cope with that ....BUT....they have a live solo singer who has the amp on full....it is so loud you can not have a conversation....it... More 

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