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Discovery Cafe & Guest House

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Medan, Indonesia
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This guest house is simply amazing. Place is convenient but the decisive factor is the guest house manager - Alan. He keeps the place clean, with affordable water. He has backpacker experience and created this place very tourist-friendly. In case of any question - just ask him for advice.

1Thank Tom H
Reviewed 26 September 2014

2 Nights at the Discovery Cafe Hostel was great. The rooms are extremely clean, and I challenge you to find even a stray hair on the floor. Bed sheets, blankets, and towels are also very clean. My 8 bed room had fans in it as well as an air conditioner that kept everything nice and cool. The hostel has all...

2Thank Sonic C
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I grabbed a yellow pamphlet, or is it brochure?, from an unmanned Information Booth inside the Melaka bus terminal about this Discovery Guesthouse, complete with instructions to get there. I found it very interesting because in the map, it quite close to Stadthuys where most heritage sites are located. It was actually a very short walk along Lacsamana Street from...

Thank Than T
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 September 2014

Nice place to spend a couple of nights if you're visiting this historic city as it is within walking distance of all the historic sites. Rooms are clean and tidy and staff are helpful and pleasant. Boss is a straight, firm and fair guy laying down the rules. Overall a decent stay at reasonable cost.

1Thank Choonfong
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 21 September 2014 via mobile

2 nights at discovery went without a hiccup. The place is really clean and the rooms are tidy. The English guy running the place seems like a nazi at first, but is really nice once you get to know him. Very centrally located, everything seemed to be within about 10-15 mins walking distance :) worth the money if you're looking...

Thank Suhail B
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 7 September 2014

I just wanted to comment on Guest House only because we did not have time to enjoy a night at Discovery Cafe. The most impression was "quiet". The staff told us that we needed to step upstair softly, and quietly because people was sleeping, certainly at late night. What I did not like was that he said it again and...

Thank khang_lenguyen
Weymouth, UK
Reviewed 3 September 2014

I recently took a group of 14 lads an one teacher to Melaka and whilst Discovery Cafe wasn't our first choice, awe had absolutely no regrets over our stay at Discovery. We were immediately given briefing by the colourful Alan who showed us the incredibly clean and well maintained facilities. He laid down the law straight away and we respected...

1Thank cycleasia
Reviewed 2 September 2014

My friend Annika and i stayed for two days in july. We loved our stay there ! The place was very nice and clean. Alan was such a nice guy, he helped us and offered his help many times. He welcomed us very well and we had a nice talk all together. The air conditioning was more than appreciated !...

Thank 653marie
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Stopped at this place for a drink and snack. The rum and coke tasted more like rum with a shot of coke (not complaining, just saying) and they had one of the best fries I had in a while. I think it's called the 'Commando Fries'. Nice place to chill with your mates or just take in the atmosphere.

Thank Ramona R
Reviewed 19 August 2014

Great bar, good company, great atmosphere, nice beer. Bob and his staff run a great bar. Our second home in Melaka. We'll be back in a few weeks guys keep our table for us will you. See you all soon all the best, Chris and Pete

1Thank peteandchris46

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Additional Information about Discovery Cafe & Guest House

Address: 3 Jalan Bunga Raya, Melaka 75100, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $13 - $29 (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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“Views of the River would be good.”
 of 5 bubbles AJRontheroad, 3 Jun 2016 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles wolfgangh281, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Check which of the three properties you are booked into. I suspect the original and the newest will be better.”
 of 5 bubbles whatisthislife, 28 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Try ti get a room from the front side. Then you can have the view of”
 of 5 bubbles saman688, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Avoid the small aircon dorm - windowless, crowded and stuffy with limited aircon time. And the fan room - like living in an oven.”
 of 5 bubbles FleetinGlimpses, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
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