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Klang
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

We booked 3 premium rooms at 15th floor for last CNY (9-11/2/13). Check in was quick as we were early, however only 2 rooms were ready. They allowed early check in at 12pm. Plus point here. Rooms were clean and well kept. Huge king sized bed with day bed that overlook the Melaka city. It comes with free internet access.... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

I normally stay in the Executive/Club room. Loved everything about the room, especially the view on Chinese New Year's day, where there's plenty of fireworks to watch while sipping wine and enjoy the company of family and friends. This hotel always make my stay a happy one. Loved the staffs and everything else, but they lack of parking spaces. When... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

i almost didn't go to this hotel becuase of the reviews but honestly it was fine. Annoyingly it also didn't have wifi for the first coupl eof days and then when it started working it disappeared quite quicklybut he guy who was tasked with fixing it was quite lovely. We got a room with a balcony - there should be... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

After a stressful drive from Johore bahru ( getting used to road signs no decent map and a back road we thought would be pretty) we arrived at the hotel equatorial in Melaka! The greeting was very friendly and efficient and our room was very clean. The only gripe was that for some reason we had to checking on the... More 

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Chiba, Japan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This was the worst hotel I have ever stayed. Firstly, I booked a twin beds room with non- smorking. They said to me "Oh, we don't have any rooms with your requests. Only King size bed is available for non- smorking"..... They should have phoned us before we arrived. They even didnt say sorry. Room was very dump and very... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

The facilities are good, comfortable and the service impeccable. Our room was large and had all the little extras that make a difference. As usual, the mini bar is way overpriced as are the restaurants but it is a nice hotel. It is trying to be something that it does not achieve and “charge for anything extra” culture is annoying.... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

We stayed for 3 days in a club room in February 2013. The staff were very welcoming and friendly but the hotel seemed tired and just not of a high standard. It was poor value for money, but I think that they would do well if they charged less and accepted that they don't live up to the standard of... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Paid RM382 for deluxe room booked online. Paid additional RM60 for extra bed. We were lucky to be given a newly refurbished and renovated room. However, didn't ask for a room with the view facing Dataran Pahlawan, so ended up facing housing areas. The hotel is located very near to all major tourist spot. 5- 7 mins walk will lead... More 

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Bristol UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

I stayed at the Equatorial in April 2011 for a reunion. The swimming pool is lovely and my room had good views of the Straits of Malacca - one thing hasn't changed since the 1960s and that is the lightening over the Straits every night. The hotel is within walking distance of Jonker Street and all the tourist attractions but... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

I made a booking on Booking.com for a Deluxe room priced at RM300++ for a 1 night's stay on the 26 Jan 2013. Upon checking in, I was terribly upset that the room was nothing like the pictures shown on both the Booking.com website AND Equatorial Hotel's official website. The room was very old and the bathroom had a musky... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the heart of historical Melaka, Hotel Equatorial Melaka is a 5-star international business hotel with 496 elegantly furnished guestrooms and suites offering stunning views of the Straits of Melaka and St. Paul's Hill, whilst providing our guests the most luxurious comfort and service. It is ideally located within a few minutes' walk from historical sites and trails, shopping complexes, night spots, financial institutions as well as the ever famous Jonker's Street - a haven for antique collectors and bargain hunters. Featuring guestrooms ranging from the modest Deluxe room to the Presidential Suite, the hotel rooms are tastefully furnished along elegant and contemporary designs. Each room features an ensuite bathroom, and comes equipped with a flat-screen television, mini-refrigerator, coffee & tea making facilities, in-room personal safe, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, complimentary wireless internet access, hair dryer, cable channels and iron/ ironing board. Relax, take a swim, or simply keep in shape when you stay in Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Equinox Fitness Centre located on Level 3 offers state-of-the-art gym equipment and also includes a steam room, sauna, cold plunge pool and indoor Jacuzzi. Whereas, sun worshippers will appreciate a relaxing dip in the outdoor swimming pool located on Level 4, whilst the kids can enjoy the children's pool. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Equatorial Melaka

Address: Jalan Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
Location: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: $53 - $132 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Equatorial Melaka 4*
Number of rooms: 496
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#5 Business Hotel in Melaka
#7 Family Hotel in Melaka
#7 Spa Hotel in Melaka
#8 Luxury Hotel in Melaka
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