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Apa Kaba Home & Stay

28 Lorong Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000 Malaysia
Prices above are provided by partners for one room, with variable occupancy rules as provided by the property, and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.
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#2 of 326 Speciality lodging in Melaka
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Languages Spoken
English, Malay
Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Vending machine
Bicycle rental
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Secured parking
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Thewildplanet wrote a review Apr 2017
Switzerland47 contributions34 helpful votes
Staying at Apa Kaba provides an experience of living in a old style wooden kampong (village) house among the local kampong community. Reminds me of the olden times. Responsive owner (Kenny) who answers quickly to my last minute booking. He is helpful too in explaining to us the route to town. Although room is basic, it is clean and air-conditioned, and comes with hot water. Price is very affordable too. Very accessible to Bt China, and Jonkers Walk. There are parking spaces within the homestay. Overall, a good place to stay.
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Date of stay: April 2017
Quinn W wrote a review Mar 2017
Berkeley, California39 contributions12 helpful votes
Linda, the owner, and her family and staff are absolutely wonderful! She told me that this was her husband's family's home for several generations, and when he inherited it, they decided to turn it in to an inn. Self-served breakfast includes both Western and Malaysian home-cooked treats, toast and jam, coffee, tea, etc. There's a stocked fridge and shared computer that you can use, too. Be sure to check out the guinea hens and chickens in addition to the lovely sitting area outside. Bicycles available for rent. Rooms are clean and simple, and beds are comfortable. I opted for a room without air/con, and though the shutters wouldn't open and curtains stayed pretty drawn, the room stayed quite cool. Walls are pretty thin, as this is an old wooden home. The location is something
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Date of stay: March 2017
doaks80 wrote a review Jan 2017
Melbourne, Australia36 contributions10 helpful votes
I stayed here for 2 night in early January 2017. It is located in a warren of alleyways that would be difficult to find without some prior direction - thankfully it seems fairly well known by taxi drivers, and I had no problems getting a taxi there from Sentral bus station. It is a true homestay, in a fairly old, rustic Malaysian house. Think creaky wooden floorboards and a shared kitchen. I had a room with an ensuite and air-con. I would say this level of room is essential, as the weather in Melaka is extremely hot and humid, noticeably more so than cities further north. The aircon rooms are also set back from the little street which can have noisy scooters going up and down it regularly. It is a little bit more expensive, but still cheap by most standards. The host is very
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Date of stay: January 2017
Oliver R wrote a review Jan 2017
Sydney, Australia7 contributions1 helpful vote
Very clean homestay with super friendly host. Cheap rooms in a historic house surrounded be a quiet green gardenaway from the hectic of the town. Breakfast and WiFi is included and it's only 5-10 minutes walking from major sights, malls and regional buses. Very recommendable!
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Date of stay: January 2017
Henning h wrote a review Dec 2016
43 contributions8 helpful votes
Very nice family owned hostel. Breakfast comes with different local food every day to try! It has fantastic garden place to hang out. It's in a quiet area, but still in walking distance to melakka town. Rooms were big and clean. We would stay here again.
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Date of stay: December 2016
US$12 - US$16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
apa kaba home & stay hotel melaka, apa kaba home and stay
MalaysiaMelaka StateCentral Melaka DistrictMelaka
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