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Discovery Cafe & Guest House

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We spent a long time looking for local Paranakan food, here we found it: Chicken (the best), Shrimps, Ladyfingers like nowhere else!!! Simple presentation, plastic chairs, but food wise the clear winner of the weekend

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We originally booked a twin room upstairs, the owner john allowed us to stay in one downstairs with a private bathroom which was so lovely of him. He is such a great host, and the cafe is great to hang out in after a day out in Malacca. Great location as well. The room was so cheap for what it... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a great example of the type of place that l don't go to: its view is of a trafficated crossing, there's karaoke, and their decoration include small cars sawn in two. Its cheesy. But it just happens to be located 50 m from our apartment and they do happy hour in a town where alcohol isn't abundant.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well what can we say that we haven't said before in previous review for the Discovery Café. Year after year we keep returning here. The welcome is always warm. Great place to hang out and meet people, its the people who really make the place, the staff and regulars are now very good friends. It really is our second home... More 

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Nice, France
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We went there around noon to by bus ticket + taxi for the next day. The guy explained us everything and seemed serious and honest (he told us the true price of the ticket + the extra 7 RM that he takes). We were told to come back at 5 pm to collect our tickets, but they didn't buy them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Great place to chill during the day. Classic rock and a constant breeze equal an awesome vibe in a cool setting. The local dishes are very good and a decent size. The staff are friendly and efficient. The Guest House also resells bus tickets if you are looking for a bit of convenience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

We found out that the discovery cafe is the only bus ticket reseller in town. Otherwise you have to drive to sentral bus station to get to the bus ticket counters. They helped us very quickly and were very friendly. We could pick the tickets up after 7pm at the reception desk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We used John to book our return to Singapore from Melaka. His advice and the service he provided were excellent. He also had a lot of good advice on things to do, places to eat and drink, and places to stay (next trip). Highly recomend Discovery Cafe & Guesthouse (we didn't use the accom,as we were already booked in elsewhere)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Location: 5/5 Cleanliness: 5/5 (for what you pay of course) Staff politeness: 5/5 (John is great) Stayed here last month during my solo trip to Melaka. My experience was very good. I took the shared dorm. Rooms and clean and good for what you pay. They also provide breakfast - basic, but its included. There's an indian restaurant just opposite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

Probably the most famous hostel in Melaka. Quality is just fair. Receptionist opens only from 9 am, so you have to wait if you arrive early in the morning. The room was fair with some mosquitoes. We got a room on the building opposite the discovery cafe, so it was more quiet and nicer to sleep in. The reception sell... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Discovery Cafe & Guest House

Address: 3 Jalan Bunga Raya, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $11 - $18 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Discovery Cafe & Guest House 1.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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