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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

we went out for breakfast at 8am.. pressed on the "make room" services button.. after breakfast and some walk around, we returned at 1pm to take a rest.. to our dismay, the room hasnt been made yet! i left a note at the hotel reception counter citing this issue before we left for lunch shortly.. came back around 4pm and... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When visiting Melaka as part of my tour in Malaysia, I stayed at this hotel. The room design was impressive. I like the additional extended bed on the wall to allow us to relax while viewing the city through the window. The bathroom was just OK, a bit small and water flow seemed very little which is not really cool... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are regulars of this hotel. We stayed again for 2nights from 24/12/2016. The reception and porter service was spot on. Every staff that we encountered are very helpful and efficient. Rooms are clean and everything Works.

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed two nights in mid week with wife. Requested for high floor as recommended by previous reviews and indeed room's views were great and room was quiet. Hotel is not new but the room was well maintained and very clean. Counter staff Ashikin was friendly and went extra miles in meeting our requests. Waiters at the breakfast were extremely caring,... More 

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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. Our sincerest appreciation for your feedback during your recent stay and I am delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We are indeed encourage by your comments. I thank you for the special mention of our staff, Ashikin, who certainly is exemplary to the department and... More 

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44 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is a great place to stay for people looking for four star accommodation with reasonably good sized rooms. The hotel is a bit dated but the location and room size more thsn make up for this. It is located within walking distance of Melaka's historically significant sites. A Formosa, St Paul's Church and Declaration of Independence are just... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback and sharing your experiences on our hotel's facilities and services during your recent stay. I am glad that you have enjoyed your visit. Yes, we have recently embark on improvement works with the new Club Lounge, improved in-room entertainment for all rooms and mini bar for Club Rooms were amongst the numerous initiative... More 

Ipoh
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25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a relative gem - the price at RM226/night, fantastic breakfast buffet, location, trendy TV programs and friendly staff - what more can I ask for? Granted, it is old but it is quite well maintained and the equatorial brand is noted for hotel management unlike some other hotels which are owned by property players who are not... More 

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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. Our sincerest appreciation for your feedback during your recent stay and I am delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We are indeed encourage by your comments. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka Yours sincerely. Adrian... More 

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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 spent a weekend in Malacca. Equatorial is located at the heart of the tourist attractions, populor restaurants all within walking distance. We also enjoyed the hospitability though it was rather packed with guests in the weekend. Highly recoommended !

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am glad that you have enjoyed your visit. We are indeed encourage by your review and will continue to strive our best in providing excellent service to all our guests. Once again, thank you for your kind feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka Yours sincerely.... More 

Singapore
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33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel equatorial is located next to Pahlawan shopping center and 5-8mins walk to Mahkota parade shopping center. These 2 are the main shopping centers in Malacca. It is also a 10-15mins walk to the famous weekend night market, Jonker street. The hotel room is clean and nicely equipped with bed, TV, table to put your stuff, a small round table... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review and I am glad that you have enjoyed your visit,. Our sincerest appreciation for your kind feedback. We are indeed encourage by your review and will continue to strive our best in providing excellent service to all our guests. Thank you once again for your kind feedback and we look forward to welcoming... More 

Singapore
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

1. Very nice staff 2. Central location 3. Very nice breakfast buffet spread 4. A tad dated ... time for a renovation 5. Walking distance to the malls & Jonker Street 6. Secure underground car-park, great for bikers !

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review. I am glad that you have enjoyed your visit. We are indeed encourage by your review and will continue to strive our best in providing excellent service to all our guests. Once again, thank you for your kind feedback and we look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka Yours sincerely.... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went back to Equatorial Melaka to stay in September this year. An impromptu trip. I must say it's really a good effort that they have refurbished some of the rooms. We stayed at the Premiere Room where there is a daybed. Swimming pool is also well looked after. Location wise, what can I say. For people who don't drive there,... More 

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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. Our sincerest appreciation for your feedback during your recent stay and I am delighted to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us. We are indeed encourage by your comments. Thank you once again and we look forward to welcoming you back to Hotel Equatorial Melaka Yours sincerely. Adrian... More 

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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: $74 - $138 (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 Spa Hotel in Melaka
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#8 Luxury Hotel in Melaka
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“Ask for sea view of the straits of Malacca”
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