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Hotel Equatorial Melaka

#11 of 152 Hotels in Melaka
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Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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    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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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

Just returned from 2 nights at the hotel. Location is just great, it's just beside a huge shopping mall. The other malls are also within walking distance. I think we were stayin in a refurbished room. Must say it is very clean. In place of a balcony, there is now a day bed overlooking at straits of melaka, which on... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2011

Being a regular to this hotel, their stds have dropped even though this is my 23rd visit, Their Club Rooms with no. 505/605/705/805/905 are no good as they are located near their hotel air-cond generators thus very noisy, loud, lots of hot air when stepping out on their balcony. The reason I am saying this, is b'cos I was given... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

We had chose to stay in Equatorial over Renassiance due to it's close proximity to the shopping mall as we have with us the young and old together during the trip. It is definitely more convenient for us when we shop at the malls as we don't need to drive out and that saved us some time. Other that the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

Check in was quick and fuss free and staff were friendly enough. When we reached our floor was that it had a weird, musky smell. Not a good first impression. Room and bathroom were huge but furnitures and carpets obviously needed a overhaul. Lightings in the room was pretty poor and made the whole room feel gloomy and creepy. No... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2011

I stayed at this hotel for 4 days for a conference. The room and amenities are in good condition. Location-wise, it is not next to the beach, but located strategically close to the world heritage site, which is a 5-10 minutes walk away. It is also right next to Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall, which is very convenient if you want... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

it has been a couple of years since i last stayed in equatorial. since i've read from reviews here tat their rooms have undegone renovations, i decided to ask for a renovated room for my recent stay. CHECK-IN & ROOM front office staff is polite & check-in is fast. however i could not get a renovated (deluxe) room as they... More 

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Singapore
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97 reviews 97 reviews
24 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

I was in equatorial for a few days with 2 kids, 7-8 years old. We are regulars in Melaka n always try to stay in this hotel as it's just convenient! Ole sayang, a farmosa, stadthuy's all walking distance! Not to mention the 3 big malls at the doorstep!

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Singapore
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2011

Good location but the hotel is old and dated. Wear and tear is very obvious in the common areas and the rooms. Good variety provided at breakfast. Would rather stay at Pergola Hotel down the road if I visit again.

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2011

Central to most parts of Melaka and attractions. Staff very helpful and polite.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2011

We (family of 3) spent two nights as part of an annual social club trip with my husband's work. There were around 150 people in our group. When we arrived we were shown straight into a large function room for a very good buffet lunch. The group leaders handed out our room keys during lunch, and so no queueing at... More 

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