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Apa Kaba Home & Stay

28, Kampung Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Ranked #5 of 65 Specialty lodging in Melaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here during chinese new year with parents. I thought it was those home stay as in overseas, so I booked a double room with extra bed. Upon arrival, it was in fact an old kampung house refurbished into guesthouse with few ensuite rooms. Our room was at the back part of the house, which was very small and stuffy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having arrived in Melaka after a long bus journey, apa kaba was the ideal place to stay. The staff couldn't have been more welcoming and accommodating. Really lovely people who seemed genuinely interested in their guests. Lovely rooms with air con and home made breakfast. One of the only authentic/traditional breakfasts we have experienced while travelling. Highly recommended!

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This homestay is one of the best i've ever stayed. Very friendly staff. Aircon and a hot shower are a big plus. Recommended for everyone, especially for families!! The breakfast is simple but sufficient to kick off the day. There is a fridge with some cold beverages and a nice place in the garden to sit down and enjoy the... More

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Melaka, Malaysia
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a clean, air conditioned and friendly homestay within close walking distance of the main attractions. Our family of 5 (children aged 10,9 and 7) arrived hot and tired and were given a cold water and settled in quickly. There is a pleasant garden to relax in and the setting is tranquil. Bonus to have inter-leading rooms. Local breakfast... More

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Athens, Georgia
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I can not say strongly enough how disappointed I was by this place. After all the good reviews, I expected a delightful home stay experience. Sadly, my experience was the worst of all my travels. I've spent almost a year wandering SE Asia and never have I been treated so poorly. Upon arrival I thought the place was ok. Overpriced... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We had a nice stay here with the very lovely family. The best thing is the garden, and the welcoming atmosphere. However, I thought the room was very dark and gloomy, and not as clean as it could be. Although we were prepared for it being a homestay rather than a hotel, I was disappointed with the room. It's also... More

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123 reviews 123 reviews
49 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

First: if you have never been staying in a familiar guesthouse, if you feel being disturbed by a crowing rooster/cock, stay at a hotel. the others will have a great time ! Well, I am now travelling for over two years by bicycle around the the world and I have been staying in many guesthouses, hotels and hostels. I planned... More

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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My family and I (4 kids, Wifey and helper) stayed there for 2 nights (30th May - 1st June 2014) and we absolutely loved it! I've always wanted to try out a homestay cos I'm sick of staying in all those over rated hotels in Malacca and all so I searched for one in Tripadvisor and it reccomended Apa Kaba... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We enjoyed our stay here especially kids can live like a kampung kids here with cats,chickens,ducks and rabbits around.Kenny and his lovely mum served us lots of homegrown Indian mangoes which were super delicious .Definitely will come back again in the future.

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Singapore, Singapore
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Initial impressions were not great - small dingy room with insects. But the place is clean, beds are comfy, it is quiet at night and you will fall in love with the location. Beautiful peaceful garden with chickens, cats etc. Extremely friendly and helpful owners. An interesting district full of smiling people who said hello to us. Yummy breakfasts. We... More

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Address: 28, Kampung Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
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