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Apa Kaba Home & Stay

28, Kampung Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Singapore, Singapore
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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Singapore, Singapore
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

The place is filled with character - from the chickens and ducks squawking around to the bric a brac displayed all over the reception, to the interesting and delicious Malaysian home-made sweets we were given for breakfast. Location is excellent, right at central Melaka so everything's walking distance. The hosts were very friendly and nice. And you get to meet... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

wonderful, traditional, kampung style for those who want to experience Malaysia. Also affordable, comfortable and clean well done keep it up. Always stay here everytime if you go to Malacca. A big parking space if you are driving. You will find rabbits as well.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Great host, nice traditional simple malaysian house. Kept clean and tidy. The location is pretty close to the city although we had trouble finding it initially. Nothing to complain about. Good value for money as well. Will recommend this place to anyone!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed here for a couple of nights and we can really recommend this place. The owners have somehow created a home where you feel like a part of their everyday life. We had to leave because they were fully booked, otherwise we don't know how long time we would have stayed there. The atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming, the... More

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Tempe, Arizona
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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

My husband and I own a home inspection company in Phoenix AZ, so I asked the couple who owns Apa Kaba to show me the entire home with its additions etc. Fascinating. Built in 1905, the wife grew up here and they'd owned much more land originally. She'll show you the Dutch influences on the architecture of the home including... More

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McLeod Ganj, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

If you want 'the real' Malaysia then you MUST stay here. Wonderful friendly service, family run whom make you feel part of their family. Basic rooms are just that, with shared bathrooms but pride is taken in keeping the home very clean. We stayed with our daughters and we were all part of the loving family. We were lucky enough... More

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I stayed 3 nights at Apa Kaba when I first arrived in Malaysia back in May. I was in the single room at the end of the corridor. Compact but with a bed, bedside table, desk and enough space for my backpack and myself. The house is nicely decorated, with loads of colours, giving it a general good feel. The... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

A very relaxing place to stay although in city centre of Melaka and within walking distance (< 10 min) of the places to visit in Melaka. A good place for a family (me, my wife and our 2.5yo daughter) but also for a backpacker (me and my wife in past days). Breakfast included with unlimited continental breakfast and home made... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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16 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The first look did not impress. But the place grows on you. It is homey, and has the easy-going feeling. To give an idea: get yourself a cup of coffee/tea from the thermos anytime, and sit under any of the fruit trees to enjoy the breeze. If you want to go out: Melaka attractions are within walking distance (it's also... More

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Also Known As:
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Apa Kaba Home & Stay Hotel
Address: 28, Kampung Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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Ranked #3 of 59 Specialty lodging in Melaka
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