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Apa Kaba Home & Stay

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28 Lorong Banda Kaba, Melaka 75000 Malaysia
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#2 of 326 Speciality lodging in Melaka
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Budget
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
Wifi
Convenience store
Non-smoking hotel
Ironing service
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Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Peter Subway wrote a review Oct 2017
Berlin, Germany97 contributions14 helpful votes
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I have been here a couple of times and staying in a lot of places in Melaka before. But this place became my favourite one amd made me feeling home and its worth to stay longer. rooms are clean, the owner and stuff very helpful and friendly. Its an airy and bright place with a nice garden, so that you will forget you are in a noisy town. The place feels more like beeing in a village or in the country. But the most places of interest are only a couple of minutes by walking.Coming here the first time my airline lost my baggage on the way to KL,but I a got a helpful assistence from the owners-very kind. The old building is lovely but cause of the age and its wooden floor, you hear and feel the walk of other guests. But i would highly recommend to stay here and come again.
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Date of stay: March 2017
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crazygweilo wrote a review May 2017
Petaling Jjaya39 contributions15 helpful votes
I can't stop smiling. I've rediscovered this gem after five years, and I should have used it long before. Well - hmm.....what can I say. Its NOT Buckingham Palace, and its not meant to be. Theres something beautifully random, chaotic, yet organised about the building itself, which is part of its utterly unique beauty and charm. Think Antonio Gaudi meets Picasso and the pair of them get Malaysian sanity. But thats not all. Its the infectious sense of peace and quiet you get with this place. I mean, for the sake of my sanity, I need to escape the city every 4 to 6 weeks and this is close enough to KL and Singapore to do that. Its also close enough to the tourist attractions in Melaka itself, all ten minutes away. Those expecting luxury - you'll be disappointed. Those
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Glen T wrote a review May 2017
London, United Kingdom855 contributions127 helpful votes
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We stayed for 2 nights at Apa Kaba in early February, a lovely, basic kampung home stay, situated a short walk from town. We had a few initial concerns when we checked in, as they had double booked the room we were staying in and were wanting to move us to another room for 1 night then back to original room or pay extra for the upgraded room. We ended up staying in the upgraded room (slightly larger with a fan and AC) rather then repacking, but agreeing not to use the AC, which was a little strange. It wasnt a major issue though, particularly given the small cost of the stay. The home itself is modest but nice, there is a basic breakfast in the communal kitchen area and some nice outdoor spaces to sit at night. We were staying during the Chinese new year, so the kampung was
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Eleanor D wrote a review Apr 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates9 contributions3 helpful votes
I did't really want to write this review because I really did like this place. On the whole it's very pretty too look at and has a lovely cosy feel to it, as well as a nice outdoor area to sit and chill in the evening. The morning breakfast is pretty nice, although it does cater to the sweet tooth with pastries alongside toast, but that wasn't an issue for me. The room is quite dark and a little on the dingy side, but for the price you're paying that's quite understandable. However, for the sake of future guests, I feel I should say I woke up with four very suspect bites on my forehead on the day I was leaving. I say suspect because they were not mosquitos - I got those too, I can tell the difference - but they were in a perfect zigzag line, which is a strong indication of bed
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Date of stay: April 2017
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Giuditta A wrote a review Apr 2017
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Wonderful and cozy guesthouse, the staff is helpful and friendly! We arrived at half past midnight and the taxi driver could not find the place, so we called them and they came to pick us up and, despite it was 1am by then, they walked us to a little indian restaurant where we could get some dinner and they let us check in the morning after. As a group of three we spent RM80 for a private room with fan and an amazing breakfast included (toast, jam, watermelon, malay treats, banana bread, coffee and tea). The guesthouse itself is clean, tidy and spacious, there is a wonderful backyard where you can relax or plan your trip with the free wifi working perfectly! The location is great, walking distance from the city centre. Thumbs up for this guesthouse, highly recommend!!
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Date of stay: April 2017
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PRICE RANGE
US$12 - US$16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
apa kaba home & stay hotel melaka, apa kaba home and stay
LOCATION
MalaysiaMelaka StateCentral Melaka DistrictMelaka
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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