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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
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are looking for good location, not expensive, nearby restaurants, this is just what you want. The room are big but a little worn out, the cleaner did not do a good job as the fridge still left alot of left-over foods from the previous guest. Must double check the cleanliness of the room before letting the next guest... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This hotel was probably the Malacca centrepiece 20 years ago but sadly is dated now and needs refurbishment and modernising. Staff and service were ok but the rooms are dated. Another negative is location...its sort of a traffic island..you have to risk your life to cross busy roads if you wish to walk to nearby attractions.

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Melaka, Melaka, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location...big spacious room and very comfortable bed. The bad thing was the main switch controller at the entrance of our room 1127 and the controller on the bed table for all the lightings in the room are not working. Each individual switch in the room also not working. We have sleep with all the main lights on which. The... More

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

We stayed here for 2D1N, though for a short stay, I must commend the hotel for good service and considered this hotel in a very strategic location. Almost all the landmarks or tourist spots are just around the area, you can walk or rent those colorful trishaw. There are also plenty of restaurants around the area as well as souvenirs... 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. Melaka certainly is an amazing place to visit with many historical sites, shops, and restaurants to dine in. I am pleased you had an enjoyable time with us. Thank you for your kind words for our staffs. I have conveyed your comments to them and they are certainly delighted to learn that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

this is our favourite hotel and this is our first choice everytime! love the daybed in the room :) also our daughter loves the huge pool. staffs are courteous and polite. best location - near to shopping area, historical sites, restaurants and everything else you need.

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

Dear Guest, We are more than thrilled to know that Equatorial Melaka is your favourite hotel and your first choice. I am pleased you enjoyed the daybed in the Premier Room. It is one of Equatorial Melaka’s unique features. Also, I am glad that your daughter loves the large swimming pool. Thank you for your kind comments on our staffs.... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No doubt the hotel is older now, it was still a very good experience - service was good, room was clean, kids enjoyed the pool. Buffet breakfast spread was sufficient except tt perhaps cd improve on cleanliness to sweep up after earlier diners.

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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 you had a good experience at Equatorial Melaka, especially regards to our services and room. It is also gratifying to know that the kids enjoyed the pool. With regards to the breakfast buffet spread, I have discussed it with the Executive Chef to ensure that an improved spread is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Malacca is teeming with tourists and hotels. One wonders why is Hotel Equatorial always so packed. 1. The service is impeccable. Whether it is to ask for a later check out or a simple request to ask for 2 more hand towels, the service staff is always ready with smile! That is service with a Malaysia Boleh attitude! 2. The... 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 comments on our staffs. It is certainly our practice to provide the best for our customers in respect to true Malaysian hospitality. I have shared it with my colleagues and they are delighted that all their efforts are appreciated. Melaka indeed is an attractive place to visit, with many eateries around town. There... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cheaper option to Hattens hotel n located within walking distance To each other. Condition of room is worn but relatively cleaned still. Parking at the hotel Carpark is complimentary and safe. The serivce staff are all polite. Do not eat at the Seri Nyonya Peranakan restuarant.......this was our 2nd stay n the food this time round was... 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 remarks on our service staff. I have conveyed your comments to them and they are thrilled that all their efforts are treasured. With regards to the Seri Nyonya Peranakan Restaurant, I sincerely apologize for the bad experience. I have highlighted them with the Executive Chef and the Director of Food and Beverage for... More

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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have booked a club room for a short weekend stay with my niece and mum. We checked into 1305 - a corner room which was great. It was Malaysia's national day on the night we checked it, so we had great view of Penang and saw many fireworks on that night. My coach service, Luxury Coach, from Singapore alighted... 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 remarks on our room and breakfast spread, especially the hot soup, nasi lemak and roti canai. I have conveyed your comments to the respective departments and they are happy that all efforts are appreciated. I am glad you enjoyed your short weekend with your family and even managed to watch fireworks that night.... More

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

If you are intending to visit Malacca, this should be the hotel you should put up in. It's sitting centrally to the shopping centers and a 15mins walk to Jonker Street. Even though the exterior requires some painting the inside is nice and cosy. The rooms are great, with bathtub and cool air-con. We put up in the 14th floor... 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 comments. I am delighted that you had a great time using our gym facilities and experienced true Asian hospitality thru our staffs. I have also conveyed your sincere comments to them and they are all happy to know that their efforts are appreciated. Equatorial is certainly located in the middle of Melaka town... 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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