We stayed at this Holiday Inn for 4 nights, as part of our long weekend getaway from Hong Kong.
The hotel is well situated next to the Jetty, a short walking distance to all the major attractions and shopping malls (Mahkota Parade and Dataran Pahlawan). There is also regular shuttle bus service available from the hotel.
The first room that we got was on the 11th floor with city view. However, we felt it pretty noise with the morning traffic. After we reported this to the reception, we were offered a different room on 10th floor with the Straits view, which was quieter but not quite inspiring.
On level 3, there's an infinity pool but it's often packed with family and children. This may be the ideal place for relaxation. Alternatively, we chose to visit the Tea Tree Spa. There was a weekend offer for free express facial with any massage of 90 minutes booked. The treatment was pretty good and we will definitely recommend it after a long day wandering around.
The hotel also offers various dining discount on site. We had a dinner one night at Sirocco Restaurant at the lobby level. It is great if you want some good pasta and wood fire oven pizza. If you want a quick drink, the bar next door is the best option. The manager Henry is very friendly.
All is all, it is a decent hotel - this may not be a luxury option but have everything you will need for a short stay.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Holiday Inn Melaka is the choice for families and business travelers alike who are looking for a relaxing base with award-winning service, close proximity to shopping and business district, all in a new contemporary setting. This hotel in Melaka boasts an unrivaled location, residing on the stylish waterfront overlooking the Straits of Melaka, with easy access to the hidden gems surrounding Bandar Hilir or shopping around at Melaka Raya. Retreat to the 275-rooms including deluxe, suites, and Kids Suite with featuring Wi-Fi Internet service throughout the hotel. Soak in the fun at the hotel's infinity pool complimented by a picturesque view. Conduct business and meetings in comfort with its state of the art function rooms and pillar-less ballroom, all with floor to ceiling windows for natural sunlight. Discover a brand new you at the Balinese inspired Tea Tree Spa by pampering yourselves with its wide range of treatments. At es.Sense kitchen, indulge in the international favourites and local inspired cuisines such as Baba Nyonya and authentic Peranakan. Then there is Sirocco Italian Restaurant, a relaxed dining outlet serving the best wood fired pizza in town. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Holiday Inn Melaka Hotel Melaka
- Melaka Holiday Inn