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Hotel Equatorial Melaka

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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Ranked #9 of 144 hotels in Melaka
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed only the one night for shopping and meet some friends, third visit to Malacca and always wonder why it takes us so long to come back, really enjoy this town, so much going on and great atmosphere. We have always stayed at the Equatorial as have no compalints about it, excellent value for what you get, rooms are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went yesterday with my family for a quick break from home. Love the location, no problem to find dinner and other stuff, everything is within the walking distance. Room was comfy and good and I can eat the macarons all day!!! The one thing that's a bit off was the pool area. We were so looking forward for it as... More

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

Dear Guest, It is great to know that you enjoyed the French Macarons at etc. We sincerely apologize for the experience you had at the swimming pool area. I have taken a serious view on it and addressed it with the Executive Housekeeper for immediate corrective actions. Yours sincerely, Adrian Chung General Manager More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel has retained a classic feel. Given first impression and experience so thus far, it would be my TOP 5 hotel to stay in Malacca. Located next to Dataran Pahlawan, this hotel deserves two distinct thumbs up for overall experience.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your kind comments. I am glad we met your expectations and enjoyed your stay here. We look forward to welcome you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Yours sincerely, Adrian Chung General Manager More

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70 reviews 70 reviews
52 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I attended a regional meeting for 380 people here last week. The meeting rooms and foyer on level 2 never seemed crowded and the facilities easily absorbed a second meeting group later in the week. The coffee breaks were enjoyable for the industrial sized espresso machines that kept our group alert throughout the day. Lunch was served each day on... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing those beautiful pictures with us. We are certainly honored to have you with us. I am glad you enjoyed our lunch spread as well as the rooms. I have also conveyed your kind comments to our staffs involved and they are all thrilled to learn that their efforts are appreciated. We certainly cherish your... More

Singapore
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at equatorial hotel for 4 nights and there were a total of 5 power trips during the entire stay. Can you imagine a blackout when you were in the shower? It did give me a good scare. However, the room was rather clean and the chambermaid made an effort to tidy the room everyday. The shower curtain reeked... 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 comment on our housekeeping team. I have conveyed your compliments to them and they are thrilled to know that their hard work is appreciated. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience in the power trips during you stay. I have taken a serious view on it and address them with the Chief Engineer for... More

Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Guest, It is great to know that we have met your expectations while you were here on a conference. I am pleased to know that you enjoyed our breakfast spread, gym and free internet. We certainly cherish your patronage and look forward to welcome you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Yours sincerely, Adrian Chung General Manager More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind comments on our café and facilities. Melaka sure is an interesting place with good food around the corner. Equatorial’s Seri Nyonya Peranakan Restaurant has exotic and authentic Nyonya cuisines to try too. Once again, thank you for your tips and we look forward to welcome you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Yours sincerely,... More

Selangor, Malaysia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Dear Guest, It is certainly delightful to know that you had a great experience with us during your anniversary trip. We are glad you enjoyed our pool, buffet spread and nasi lemak. I have conveyed your message to Danny of Front Office and he is thrilled to know that his efforts are appreciated. Rest assured, we will make every effort... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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

Singapore, Singapore
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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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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#3 Business Hotel in Melaka #5 Luxury Hotel in Melaka #6 Family Hotel in Melaka #6 Spa Hotel in Melaka #9 Romantic Hotel in Melaka
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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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