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Samudera Backpackers

True blue backpacker digs

Photo of Samudera Backpackers, 205B Jalan Melaka Raya 1. , Melaka

What we say: 3 stars

The migration of Melaka's backpackers to the riverside area means that many of the Melaka Raya area guesthouses have closed their doors, and Samudera is one of the few that remains. Up the stairs you'll find an assortment of 18 simple rooms with the usual choices of fan or air-con and shared or attached bathroom. It's not an easy task to prettify the gritty concrete building, but staff have tried to brighten things up with brightly coloured sheets and mismatched furniture. In true backpacker fashion, there's a homely common area with TV and a library of travel guides. Some 24-hour food joints are nearby and the laidback staff can arrange cheap laundry service.


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Contact details:

205B Jalan Melaka Raya 1.  T: (06) 281 5796 
Email them at: samuderabpck@gmail.com

What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Sgl fan share b'room 25 ringgit 25 ringgit
Dbl fan share b'room 30 ringgit 30 ringgit
Dbl air-con share b'room 40 ringgit 40 ringgit
Dbl fan private b'room 60 ringgit 60 ringgit

Added to Travelfish on: 28th April, 2009
Last visited or updated on: 6th October, 2012

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Tanya Procyshyn is a Singapore-based freelance writer and photographer. With a passion for unusual destinations, she has camped alongside Komodo dragons and shook hands with soldiers in North Korea. She blogs at www.idreamofdurian.com.
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