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Hotel Equatorial Melaka

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is 40 years old, and whilst it doesn't appear that dated, it certainly isn't a modern hotel by any stretch of the imagination. This is well located, and within easy walk of all the major sites and restaurants. I stayed here as part of a conference and it certain catered for that well enough. All in all its... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice comfy hotel with good food in the cafe. Good gym facilities. Close by to shops and sightseeing. Plenty of nice peranakan restaurants at reasonable price. Head for the less crowded restaurants. Their food is as good if not better than the renowned restaurants at a fraction of the price

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Selangor, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had an awesome stay, smooth check-in and check out(even extended the time to 1pm). Room was awesome, thanks to the management who acknowledged my special request to decorate my room with flower petals as it was our love anniversary trip. Front office Mr.Danny assisted me in this, special thanks to him, do convey this wishes. Swimming pool was great. I... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Rooms are clean and airy. The cafe offers reasonably priced drinks and food.. Service is always with a smile,appreciate it and will definitely be staying there again when on business the next time..on the whole,because of its location,room rates may be a bit higher,but it was worth it,with the convenience of being able to walk around to town..

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Hotel_Equatorial_Mel, General Manager at Hotel Equatorial Melaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is delightful to know that you’ve experienced true Asian hospitality during your stay with us. We certainly cherish your patronage and we look forward to welcome you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka soon. Yours sincerely, Adrian Chung General Manager More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at Equatorial Hotel Melaka from the 13 to 15 August 2014. Enjoyed the stay very much as the front line staff was very helpful, esp. Ms Leyin who checked us in and notice that my wife birthday on the 13 August and she upgrade us the next higher room. In the night the hotel staff delivered a surprise birthday... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Nice hotel. A very good location. Very good food and nice restaurants. Rooms are very spacious and well decored. The staff is very co operative and morning breakfast is well laid down and elaborate. The business centre is good.

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Hotel_Equatorial_Mel, General Manager at Hotel Equatorial Melaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am pleased that you had an enjoyable time with us during your recent visit. Melaka definitely is an interesting city with plenty of historical sites to visit. Thank you for sharing the wonderful pictures of Melaka and Hotel Equatorial Melaka with us. It certainly looks amazing. It is also gratifying to hear your compliments of our staff... More

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Pros Efficient staffs and service Decent sized pool away from the hustle of jonkers Walking distance to jonkers (approx 15mins), alternatively trishaws are available for a small fee Nice alfresco bar/cafe at the hotel entrance Free basement parking Cons Room/Toilet feel dated Possible bed bugs though the bed was quite comfortable Expensive rate

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Hotel_Equatorial_Mel, General Manager at Hotel Equatorial Melaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is certainly pleasing to know that you enjoyed our pool and K5 – the street bistro during your stay here. I have taken a serious view on your feedback in regards to the possible bed bugs and addressed them with my Executive Housekeeper and his team so that they are able to take immediate action. I sincerely... More

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27 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a night enroute to our final destination. When we told our friends we were staying in this hotel, many told us not to as it is one of the very first skyscraper hotel built in Malacca, thus it might be old and tired. We booked through an OTA and pre-paid our room. We drove and was glad that... More

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Hotel_Equatorial_Mel, General Manager at Hotel Equatorial Melaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am pleased that you had a great time with us during your recent visit. It is certainly gratifying to hear your compliments on our staffs as well as the hotel in general. I have conveyed your compliments to our security and Front Office team and they are thrilled to learn that their efforts are appreciated. I sincerely... More

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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very nice, has a pool and close to the city center and to china town. Nearby there are plenty of restaurants of all types and a multitude of shops both Chinese and Malaysians where I bought souvenir recommend it to those who went to work for those who went for vacation. Since it is possible to reach melaka kuala lampur... More

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Hotel_Equatorial_Mel, General Manager at Hotel Equatorial Melaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased that you had an enjoyable time with us during your recent visit especially at the pool. Melaka certainly is an interesting city to visit with plenty of historical sites to see and to shop. We look forward to welcome you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Yours sincerely, Adrian Chung... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel was our best hotel on the trip trough Malaysia. Everything was perfect, the location in very centre, the room was nice quiet, clean and good view The bed was very comfortable. The service was very friendly even the hotel was fully book for holidays. Breakfast very rich with lot of choices. I will come again.

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Hotel_Equatorial_Mel, General Manager at Hotel Equatorial Melaka, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review. I am pleased that you have experienced friendly and efficient service provided by our staff and it is certainly pleasing to know that they have made every effort to ensure you had a pleasant and comfortable stay. We certainly cherish your patronage and we look forward to welcome you back to Hotel... More

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Address: Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Equatorial Melaka 4*
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Standing majestically in the heart of history is the Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Bringing you the allure of historical Melaka with modern day conveniences, this 5-Star 22-storey international business hotel features 496 luxuriously furnished rooms and a host of food and beverage outlets. The hotel offers a range of facilities from recreation - swimming pools, a fitness centre; to business - business centre, meeting rooms and the largest grand ballroom in the state. ... more   less 
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