We checked in at about 11pm on a Saturday night (though we had informed the hostel about it) and the duty manager was around to make sure the keys were passed to us. We were really tired from a long day's trip in Malacca and we didn't see the blankets/towels for rental sign. It was also not told to us so although we were lucky that we brought our own towels, we had a night sleep using towels as our blankets!. We took the budget double room with a/c and weren't expecting much from the room since it was budget but we were not told about the small window either which didn't shine much sunlight into the room so it felt quite weird to wake up to the similar conditions as to when we fell asleep the night before. Light breakfast is provided for all guests but we didn't have the opportunity to utilise it since there are many good places to eat in Malacca. The toilet is clean but the structure of it is somewhat 'unique'. The toilet bowl is on a raised platform so you have your feet dangling when seated. The shower comes with a squatting toilet bowl (also known as 'Asian toilets') which is not really an issue but just the feeling that you might have a possibility of slipping and having a foot stuck in it or some of your toiletries falling through it. In the end it is a hostel so don't expect much. We would recommend this place to those who just want a night of comfortable sleep. Location of this place is great since its near to a shopping mall and it is just right opposing a tourist attraction spot.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- Backpacker`s Freak Hotel Melaka