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Backpacker's Freak Hostel

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Small room, looked like a cell, no window, dirty, only fan, was so hot no sleep at all, bugs, shower down the hall cramped, water cold or boiling hot, light coming in through hole in wall. Depressive. Girl reception unfriendly. I booked 2 nights, stayed 1. Gave me another room for second night at LB hotel extra 10 rm. LB... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

I think the only nice thing of this hostel is the location... It's near to any attractions area in Malaka and located in main Street but the room is too small unless you have the third floor the room is spacious, the bathroom is really small too.. But the uncle is nice...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

For the price of a private double room, it's pretty hard to beat. We stayed in a nice room with good airconditioning. The owner was nice and let me play with the little rabbit they have. Rooms are clean and shared bathroom was clean. Location was very good

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The room isn't that great but was nice and cool which was good! The bedding had a cigarette hole in it and after check out the woman went to clean room and change sheets, when I went back upstairs to use the toilet I walked past and saw the bed was made but sheets were the same and made me... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Unless you're back packing around Asia and don't mind the most budget of budget accommodation then this isn't for you. It was more expensive than another hostel we stayed in by the river in Melaka and was really not as good. The service was slow, the bedrooms dirty and the facilities mostly broken. The showers are literally on top of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The young boys who work at this hostel treat the place more like a squat than a place of work. They sit around smoking, watching TV or napping, and treat guests as an inconvenience. They speak no English. "Reception" is in another hotel on the opposite side of the block, we had to go here every day to get our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The owner was really friendly but other staff weren't so much, the room was ok, windowless but cleanish. They claimed that they offered free tea and coffee, breakfast, book exchange and none of these were actually available. Don't promise something if you're not going to do it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The reception staff is very friendly and humorous. The other staff is friendly and easygoing as well. In spite of staying there only one night, their advice made me feel wonderful and helpful! I wish I'll be there soon!

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Under new management the place is undergoing refurbishment, hence only very good and not excellent, but besides that the view is to kill for, i open my window and staring right back at me is the amazing " Menara Taming sari" what can only be describe to all that hast seen it before is a massively tall flag pole that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Ajit, the owner, has 3 hotel (backpacker's freak hostel, m international, and ajit guest house). I chose hostel because the price and location. The hostel is in front of Taming Sari Tower, so I can fully see the tower (better from 4th floor). The room i stayed is mixed dorm w/ fan. I owned all because no other guest in... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are one of the latest backpacker's joint in Melaka. Located in the city center of all historical sites and just minutes away from Chinatown. This is the place where budget and comfy comes together. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpacker's Freak Hostel

Address: 1-25 Jalan Pm 2 | Plaza Mahkota, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $10 - $37 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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