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Bala's Place

77 Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
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Ranked #15 of 65 Specialty lodging in Melaka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Salisbury, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Really great value for the rooms which are basic, but clean and everything functions! Bala and the other man who works here are both really friendly, will go out of their way to make you comfortable and best of all tea and biscuits appear frequently! The location is great, only a couple minutes walk to jonker street and some great... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Ok, so this isant the Ritz but owner very nice chap and night porter very hospitable even with his limited English. Great location, basic but clean rooms - I had an upstairs one which was perfect for me. Owner must realise past problems with mosquitos as when I mentioned I couldn't sleep one night he said "are the mosquitos bothering... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

We stayed at Bala's place back in April this year and we loved it. Bala was incredibly welcoming and accommodating. He was very helpful and polite and leant us bikes to ride around the town on. The night watchman was really lovely too. Very limited english but he knew how to offer us coffee on a regular basis, and was... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is a great, clean, friendly place to stay. The family are really wonderful, kind and warm. I fell over when staying with them and need a doctor. Bala drove me to his family doctor and paid the bill until i could assess a bank. They care about their guests and this was great after six months on the road.... More

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Hong Kong, China
11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

The location is good, but very difficult to find in a small lane. There is no air condition and a large number of mosquito... The room is not clean at all, water stain at wall... moreover, there is no towel...and you can't get back too late since the gatekeeper go to bed around 10 pm.

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Belleville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

At 40 Ringgit per night during non-peak times, Bala's represents very good value for money. It is well located for Jonker walk, the river front promenade and most of the major attractions. Also, Bala and his family are very nice and extremely helpful with restaurant suggestions, etc. If you can, secure an upstairs room as they have much better air... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

We stayed for one night at Bala's, in the heart of Malacca's Chinatown, and were really touched from their hospitality. Our room (last one on the first floor) was basic but very clean. Wi-fi was great, and the bathrooms were as clean as it gets (first two hours that we sat at the hall, we saw the lady of the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

My girlfriend and me were staying with Bala's family for 11 days in June '12. They offer: -6 standard-sized Fan-Rooms with attached Bathroom, all very clean and with comfortable double-bed (2 rooms on ground floor, 4 on first floor) -4 Bathrooms (very clean!) two with hot shower -Nice veranda on first floor -Two kettles to boil your own water -Laundry... More

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Address: 77 Jalan Hang Kasturi, Melaka 75200, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #15 of 65 Specialty lodging in Melaka
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Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Centrally Located in the heart of the Chinese Quarter, Bala's Place offers good clean budget accommodation with friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. Newly renovated and decorated, we offer single, double and twin rooms with fan.Join us for movie night in or enjoy the charm and tranquility that Melaka town has to offer, we will happily make recommendations on where to go and what to eat. 6 double rooms with shared bathroom/hot showers. We can accommodate singles at a discounted rate ... more   less 
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