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Hotel Equatorial Melaka

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Reviewed 6 November 2014 via mobile

Nice hotel. Clean rooms. Kudos to the housekeeping and engineering team. It isnt easy to keep an old hotel that livable. Dont eat there though. You can get better f&b quality outside. I would go back but only because the rooms are nice and reasonable priced. Everything else was very average. Dont even bother about those automated emails that they...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. I have conveyed your wonderful comments with the relevant departments and they are delighted to learn that all their efforts are appreciated. I have shared your comments regarding our food and beverage quality with our Director of Food and Beverages for urgent improvements. On your comment of automated emails, all...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 November 2014

Our 4th time in Hotel Equatorial. Love the hotel convenient to all location,cinema , jonker street and restaurant etc.. Given high floor Room clean , Staff friendly , breakfast was great ! Overall Liked ++

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Equatorial as your preferred choice. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay and have experienced the Equatorial hospitality. Rest assured, every effort will be made to improve further. We look forward to welcome you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Yours sincerely, Adrian Chung General Manager

Duri, Indonesia
Reviewed 5 November 2014 via mobile

+ good room interior + delicious food + good interior in restaurant + nearby Dataran Pahlawan mall and football field that you can use as jogging track + friendly staff + value for money - carpet need replacements - no slippers in my room - empty mini bar

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your compliments on the room and services. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in Equatorial Melaka. I have conveyed your kind words to our service staffs and they are thrilled to know that all their efforts are appreciated. We are pleased to inform you that we are currently in the process of upgrading the...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 November 2014

I was staying this hotel on 04th - OCT. while I went through on the road inside of hotel. There was thief, but I did not realized, because I am already entered hotel. and it was about 1~3 m away from lobby entrance. Suddenly one of guy took my necklace and ride away, Two guy was waiting beside of road...

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

Dear Guest, It is unfortunate that such incident happened in the hotel boundaries. I am certainly dismayed that we have failed in our security checks of the hotel and have addressed your comments with our Security Manager. I sincerely apologize for all the inconveniences it has caused you. Nevertheless, every effort is made to prevent such incident from happening. We...

Reviewed 31 October 2014 via mobile

It was a pleasant stay for me. Convenient location to stay in Melaka. Food was nice with lot of verity. I like the atmosphere around. Biggest malls are just opposite to the hotel and close to cinema. Hard Rock Cafe and all other attraction is with in walking distance. Sea view rooms are highly recommended.

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to read that you had a pleasant stay at the hotel. We will continue to strive for excellence in hospitality. Our sincerest appreciation for taking the time to provide us with your review and we look forward to welcome you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Yours sincerely, Adrian Chung General Manager

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Hotel is perfectly located next to the main tourist spots. Chinatown was a really nice place to wander around with really interesting shops. There are a couple of very big shopping malls in front of the hotel with a great variety of stores, also worth checking them if it's too hot/rainy outside. Breakfast was very complete with a big assortment...

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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 the breakfast buffet spread at Rest House Café. Our team of chefs certainly strive to ensure that the best is served to our guests. I have also shared your wonderful remarks of our service staffs and they are all thrilled to learn that their efforts are appreciated. I have noted your...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 21 October 2014

The room is clean, neat and comfortable. The hotel is non-smoking, so excellent for non smokers. Plus, it is located just beside the 2 shopping malls, so its pretty convenient. Overall, I do enjoy my stay here. And, should I visit Melaka again, this is the hotel I will choose.

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay at the hotel and we will continue to strive for excellence. Once again my sincere appreciation for taking the time to post your review and I look forward to welcome you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Yours sincerely, Adrian Chung General Manager

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Reviewed 14 October 2014

We were shocked at first as there's no elevator to take us from basement parking to the lobby and as expected, there's no one to greet us since we are coming from the other door. During the check in, everything was smooth but we received no friendly gesture from the staff. It annoys me a bit as it doesn't give...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. Yes, we do not have any lifts to the carpark and every effort is being made to communicate to all our guests to drop off their luggage at the lobby. I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and we are currently embarking on improving the accessibility from the carpark to the lobby. I am...

Beverley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Stayed here for 6 nights as part of a Singapore/Malacca holiday. Arrived by coach from Singapore at Malacca Sentral then a 20 MR taxi. At reception we were asked if we would like to check in at the 21st floor as we had booked Equator Club rooms. Check in at the Equator lounge took a few moments when we were...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. It is certainly pleasing to know that we have met with your expectations throughout your 6 nights stay. I am glad that you enjoyed the Nyonya culinary journey, facilities, and breakfast buffet at the hotel. Thank you for your kind words about our staff and we are certainly very proud...

Singapore River, Singapore
Reviewed 13 October 2014

As always, early check-ins are always much appreciated. So. moi beloved and I were thankful that we were allowed to check in the moment we jumped off from the coach.... The long bus ride gave us some body aches. The hotel is like the grande dame of all hotels in Malacca. What we liked included its grandour and sense of...

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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. It is always gratifying to receive compliments on the hotel. I am pleased that you enjoyed the warm experience at Equatorial Melaka. We will certainly endeavor towards providing the best customer experience consistently. I have noted your comment on the bedding in your room and we sincerely apologize for not being able...

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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
Region: Malaysia > Melaka State > Central Melaka District > Melaka
Price Range: ₹ 2,955 - ₹ 5,589 (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
#9 Luxury Hotel in Melaka
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“High floors. Book club rooms as they are on each corner with 4 per floor.”
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“Club rooms are worth the extra expense”
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“Leave luggage at the lobby before proceeding to basement car park as there is no lift at the basement.”
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“higher floors are quieter”
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