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Hotel Equatorial Melaka

Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

We chose to stay at this hotel again on our second visit to Malacca based on two factors. Location and price. We stayed several nights in a club room. The club rooms are very spacious and our room had one small balcony and one large balcony. The bathroom is well laid out. Although the room had been through some renovations... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Ah Hotel Equatorial, you were probably the height of sophisticated accommodation in the 80s, but what happened? Was the cost of maintaining your property too high for you? This is your average "international" hotel room, except with chipped paint, cheap furniture and stained carpets. It's not bad, just a bit shabby and standards of bathroom hygiene are a bit low,... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

I am glad that we choose to stay at Hotel Equatorial Melaka. we stayed in the delux room. The room was not very spacious but clean/neat with a balcony facing the pool.It had the all the basic requirements like hair dyer, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, shampoo/gels/soaps, locker, charging points etc The location is perfect!you have 7-Eleven just opposite... More 

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Batu Gajah, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

It's like you're staying right at the heart of the historical complex of A'Famosa. The mall next to the hotel serves as a good walkway to reach entrance of St Paul Hill and other historical attractions. Hotel is fine except that I got a room and floor that were just painted recently. The smell was intense.

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Though a regular visitor to Melaka, I have not stayed at the Hotel Equatorial for a few years mainly because the last time I stayed (in 2007 or 08), the rooms were rundown and in dire need for a touch-up. Also, I wanted to try out the other hotels in Melaka. So, I was presently surprised to find the rooms... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

After reading so many good reviews on this hotel, we decided to give it a try for our short family getaway in June. We're glad that indeed it's a good choice and we had a pleasant stay at Hotel Equatorial Melaka. The location is excellent as it's just a minute walk to the mall and 5-10 minutes stroll to most... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

I stayed in Hotel Equatorial 3 times in the past 2 years. The last being August 2012. This hotel is usually a safe choice for those who are new to Melaka. It is located next to a shopping mall and there's a total of 3 major shopping centres within walking distance of the hotel. Brands such as NIKE, VINCCI, FOS,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I had 3 nights at the Hotel Equartorial. I liked the location, 10 minute walk to the centre of town and near some lovely local resturants. The hotel is lovely, expansive entrance, friendly service and nice rooms. The highlight for me was the Cooking course. I was very fortunate to be able to do the course and cannot thank management... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

a really good location for a really good hotel, but seriously, $25, for internet services in your rooms?? the rival hotel, the renaissance ramada was complimentary internet services in your rooms?? what gives?? anyways, all in all, a very good location in town center, as the shopping areas are around the corner. my room was excellent, no complaints there.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

I have never been to Melaka, I presume this is one of hte common hotels that most Tourist will go/tour agents will recommend. It is near the shopping centres and cost RM15 to take the taxi to the night market. The hotel room was clean, bathroom was an average size. There was no curtains but just some foldable doors, facing... More 

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