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Hotel Equatorial Melaka

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Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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87 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is walking distance to Jonker Walk. You could also take a beca to and from the hotel (RM25 each way). Expensive ride but if you're too tired to walk, at least there is this option. It is also closed to shopping malls and eateries. Comfortable room and decent bathroom. Room prices are reasonable too (ask for government rates if... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Check in on Saturday and stayed for 2 nights. The hotel may be old being the first constructed hotel in mid 1990's which is situated along the popular central spot near Melaka Raya and Mahkota Parade shopping belt. However, my recent stay has been amazing because of the friendly and great customer care and service providers from the door man,... More 

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Singapore
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Big, clean, comfortable & room at high floor with excellent view. Wifi inside room was good. Staff are friendly, approachable, able to understand & speak good English and helped out in general enquiries on the hotel & directions. Strategic location is near to 2 major shopping malls, places of interest and Jonker Street My few suggestion is to refurbish to... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I visited Hotel Equatorial as part of a larger family trip together with my aunt and uncle. Check in was breezy. Upon check in, the concierge upgraded us to slightly bigger rooms with a day bed each. This was a very welcomed surprise. We were allocated adjacent rooms on the 16th floor. Its refurbished room was clean and lives up... More 

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in this hotel. Was not impressed. Rooms are quite big but that's about it. Doesn't seem to be very well maintained over the years. Restaurant during breakfast time was extremely noisy and kept running out of food.

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Subang Jaya, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was beyond expectation BUT just need to improve the service especially the room service. We request for iron with board and we get it actually an hour after. The check in process fast as well as the check out process. Nice lobby and well decorated. Room just so-so but still need to improve on the cleanliness.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to my stay at Hotel equatorial Melaka as this hotel is one of the most iconic hotel in Melaka. Since 10 years ago when I last visited Melaka this hotel has been there and I have long wanted to stay one day. Though the outlook of the hotel is quite dated but it was well refurnished... More 

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always stayed here whenever on holiday. The room is nicely decorated and quite big. Hotel has gone through a round of refurbishment so rooms looks fresh. Location wise is excellent as everything is within walking distance

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Location is central and an easy walking distance to main attractions. We only stayed a night at the hotel. First impressions: It was Christmas and the lobby was nicely decorated, so things looked promising. The room, while I would stop short of calling run down, definitely was showing its age. Toilet plumbing was lacking and we had to get the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very honest review..... The hotel: situated in a good location, next to the shopping malls and walking distance from Jonker street. Large hotel with a clean and comfortable environment. I chose one of the busiest weekends to visit Melaka and didn't I know it- on busy weekends expect a 5 minute wait for lifts as the norm The room:... More 

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