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8 Jalan Tukang Emas, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Ranked #13 of 183 Melaka B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent value for money and lovely staff who are friendly and helpful. It's great that you can rent a bicycle for 5 ringgit for your entire stay :) the negatives would be that people can smoke in the public area of the annexe and it permeates the room. Also I would recommend not booking the women only en suite as... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jalan Jalan are (there are two of them in the same street ;) ) not easy to find because they dont have a big sign and the houses dont look any hostellike, but once you find it, you will love it. I stayed in a six bed mixed dorm with AC. They have washing mashines and a little garden ;)... More 

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Nantes, France
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Nice location clos to the street market and city center, good value for money rooms. Cheap (and old) bikes available for rent to explore the city. It's also a good place to meet fellow travellers and chill. Check out the bar further downt he street with all the cat pictures for the cheapest beer in town!

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New Delhi, India
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 via mobile

I stayed in the dorm room which is big with no ac but I actually had some really good sleep, each bed has a separate fan. The people I met here were all lovely. The tours the hostel organises are varied and interesting and a great way to meet other people. Location is excellent and I'd definitely come back here... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We lived here our first two nights i Melaka, then moved to their other place Jalan Jalan Besi. The ONLY reason for moving was that the heat in the big dorm was aweful. We have lived in a lot of dorms but both of us slept two hours because of the fans noice, heat and movement. The guy at the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

Great calm location in the heart of China town. Lovely old building with all its charm. The atmosphere was friendly and calm, no noise complains. Shared bathrooms outside were clean. We got a small dark room with double bed, fan and mosquito net - all you need for a good night rest with as little mosquito bites as possible. We... More 

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Leeds, England
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40 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The location of this guesthouse in the heart of Chinatown was excellent; a stones throw from Dutch square and just off jonker walk for interesting shops and restaurants and the manic weekend night market. We stayed in a twin bunk room. The bed was comfortable enough but a bit wobbly, there's no air conditioning but fans keep things just about... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Jalan Jalan gets two stars, one for location and one for its social environment. But that's it with the positives. We booked 4 nights in one of the private rooms but had to cancel after 2 nights because we were eaten alive by bedbugs. 36 bites in one night! When we talked to a member of staff about it, he... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
58 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Jalan means road; jalan jalan means to walk; saying jalan jalan to a shopkeeper means you're just window shopping. This place is in an original funky Melekan shop house. It's narrow and long with inner courtyards for sunlight then. The toilet and showers are outside in the back yard. Wifi is best when you're sitting next to the reception desk.... More 

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6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A place with good value for money. The perfect location which it's no problem to find place to eat . they offer free wifi ,free tea n coffee,and even have a free bike rental as long as you stay there. I stayed at second floor, in the 10 bed fan dorm for 3 nights , each bed has its own... More 

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