Equatorial Hotel - Malacca

Bandar Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia, 75000  show map
 4 stars
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Equatorial Hotel - Malacca

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Private dining services

Snack bar

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Overview

Equatorial Hotel is a 4-star elegant property with individual rooms at a short distance from A Famosa Fort, Malacca Butterfly & Reptile Sanctuary and A' Famosa Safari Wonderland. The hotel opened its doors in 1996 and was remodeled in 2011.

A church, a fortress and a mosque as well as restaurants, cafés and bars are at a close proximity to the hotel, set in the center of Malacca and featuring a health club, an indoor swimming pool and a sauna. Equatorial Hotel is within about 20 minutes' walk of the center of Malacca.

A shopping mall and shopping outlets are within meters of the property.

Equatorial Hotel can be reached in 90 minutes by car from Kuala Lumpur International (klia) airport.

Rooms

Rooms of Equatorial Hotel are appointed with an in-room safe, Wi-Fi, a writing table, LCD TV and individual climate control. Some rooms offer a spectacular view of the sea. The rooms have traditional decor.

Eat & Drink

The modern on-site restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine. At the spacious cigar lounge bar guests will enjoy a selection of tea and coffee. Serving both food and drinks, Kampachi and Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant are situated around 50 meters from the property.

All visitors are offered a buffet breakfast for a fee. 

Services

Cars are available for rent at Equatorial Hotel.

Relax

Steam baths, massage and facials will ensure guests a relaxing stay. On-site fitness facilities include fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

Free public parking is possible on site.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   22.  Number of rooms:   496.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid on-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Souvenir shop
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • City shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Private dining services
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Exhibition space
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Pool view
  • Water view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bidet
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror
  • Bathroom telephone

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  12 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Equatorial Hotel - Malacca Malacca location
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Hotel Address:

Bandar Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia, 75000

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City Center
  • Malacca
    1.7 km
Restaurants
  • Kampachi
    30 m
  • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant (cuisine: Korean)
    170 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    22
  • Number of rooms:
    496

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Rooms and availability

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Club Room
Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds
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Club King Room
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 52 m²
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      Premier King Room
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 35 m²
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        King Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 67 m²
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          Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
          Size: 33 m²
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            How to reach hotel

            hotel Equatorial Hotel - Malacca Malacca location
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            Hotel Address:

            Bandar Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia, 75000

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Malacca
              1.7 km
            Restaurants
            • Kampachi
              30 m
            • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant (cuisine: Korean)
              170 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  12 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of floors:
              22
            • Number of rooms:
              496

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            Equatorial Location

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            What's nearby

            Popular areas

            • Portuguese Square - 1.6 km
            • City Center - 1.6 km

            Places of interest

            • A'Famosa - 300 m
            • St. Paul's Church - 400 m
            • Princess Hang Li Poh's well - 500 m
            • St. Peter's Church - 1.2 km
            • Melaka Sentral - 3.4 km

            Shopping areas

            • Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall - 300 m
            • Mahkota Parade - 400 m
            • Plaza Hang Tuah - 1.4 km

            Monuments and Landmarks

            • Porta de Santiago - 300 m
            • Mahkota Medical Centre - 400 m
            • The Stadthuys - 500 m
            • Christ Church - 500 m
            • Church of St. Francis Xavier - 500 m
            • Melaka Clock Tower - 600 m
            • Sam Po Kong Temple - 600 m
            • Christ Church Melaka - 600 m
            • Sam Po Keng Temple - 600 m
            • Jonker Street - 900 m
            • Eye on Malaysia - 1.3 km

            Local attractions

            • Villa Sentosa - 1.6 km
              Kampung Morten, Melaka
            • Chinatown - Melaka - 18.8 km
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            • Zoo Melaka - 11.2 km
              Lebuh Ayer Keroh, Ayer Keroh

            Near the hotel

            • Independence Memorial - 330 m
              Melaka 75000Malaysia
            • Coral Wonderland - 380 m
              Dataran Pahlawan Megamall, Melaka
            • St. Francis Xavier Church - 590 m
              Bukit St Paul, Melaka
            • Stadthuys - 640 m
              MelakaMalaysia
            • Melaka Stamp Museum - 360 m
              Melaka Jalan Kota, Melaka
            • Malacca Heritage Centre - 450 m
              Jonker St, Malacca, Melaka
            • Christ Church - 610 m
              Jalan Kota, Melaka

            Restaurants nearby

            • Kampachi - 30 m

              Address: Equatorial Hotel

              Price Range: CAD 15 - CAD 21

            • Banya Restaurant - 210 m

              Address: Jalan Merdeka

              58% likes this, based on 11 reviews
              Cuisine: Nonya
              Price Range: CAD 7 - CAD 14

            • BEE BEE Pineapple Tart House - 360 m

              Address: 307 A Jalan Parameswara
              Phone: 06-2869735

              63% likes this, based on 48 reviews
              Cuisine: Asian

            • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant - 170 m

              Address: No. 100-A & 100! Taman Melaka Raya Malacca

              84% likes this, based on 30 reviews
              Cuisine: Korean

            • Ee Ji Ban - 360 m

              Address: 275 Jalan Melaka Raya 3

              Cuisine: Chinese

            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  12 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of floors:
              22
            • Number of rooms:
              496

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            Equatorial Reviews

            Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Equatorial

            Average guest rating

            7.6out of 10
            Fabulous
            Based on 218 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            9.0
            Rooms
            8.0
            Service
            7.3
            Value
            7.3

            Guest reviews

            • Couple
              10.0

              I was impressed by the design of the room I stayed in the hotel. The staffs there are polite and nice to me during my stay.

            • Family with children
              9.2

              Good location, right in the middle of the city, easy excess to all the historic places and nearby to the shopping complex. Very convenient to go around.

            • Single
              6.2

              The location

              1) The safe in the room was difficult and not "user friendly". Did not respond to commands and I had to get hotel staff to explain and open it. Always a depay of 3 to 5mins to get the safe to accept commands before it would open. They need to install more user friendly safes.2) The swimming pool is a bit run down and they could do a lot more with it.3) Reception staff did not know much about the best restaurants to go to, shopping areas, site seeing, etc. No free detailed maps for tourists available. Management need to improve on this.

            • Family with children
              7.8

              Staff very helpful on check-in, .. we had booked two rooms but one was not immediately available - and efficient on check-out. Location was not in the thick of the action (like back-packer hostels were) but was convenient to shops. Evenso, I liked how so many historic tourist attractions were accessible on foot, although the roads are a bit dangerous for pedestrians around the rear of the hotel. We didn't need any transport during our entire stay.

            • Family with children
              8.2

              The cleanliness of the rooms, with no cigarette smell as in many other hotel rooms.

              Surprisingly, for a hotel of this rating, no porter service was offered during check-in.

            • Family with children
              9.4

              We had a wonderful stay at Hotel Equatorial Melaka last weekend. I stayed with my mother in an executive club room, and it was pretty much perfect. The room was clean, quiet, and elegantly furnished. The bathroom was beautiful, equipped with both a tub with shower as well as a huge walk-in shower. The staff at the front desk were friendly, helpful, and professional. The location was ideal - near Al Famosa and other tourist attractions. Jonker street and River side walk are only 10 minutes walk from the hotel. They have special arrangements(fast check in/out, drinks, food etc) on 21st floor for club room guests. For those who like to explore good nightlife, this is a place to be since there are lots of pubs, karaoke, discos nearby (Melaka Raya). Highly recommended and will visit again.

            • Group of friends
              7.8

              Location

              Renovation needed because we able to see those dirth on the wall

            • Family with children
              8.8

              The location, the cleanliness and facilities of the hotel is what we like about the hotel.

              I found that the services staff have slack a little in their services as compared to the last two experienced that I have when I stayed in the hotel. I can't say that they are not prompt to service us, but it is just that they do not show the friendliness and warmth that I have experienced previously.

            • Couple
              9.6

              The view of the city

              A little dated, they need some renovations

            • Older travelers
              8.4

              The only day curtain in the bedroom is not good enough to block of the lights at night. Have difficult getting to sleep at night.

            • Family with children
              9.6

              Convenient location and easy access to shopping areas and many historical sites.

            • Family with children
              7.8

              The food. The people. The staff in the hotel was really very good. They were very obliging as our family was very demanding. And yet they serve with smiles always.

              The pool was bad. It stinks of sewage. The room 1005 door was always jammed. The room 1004 air con was leaking. The food spread for bf was very ordinary. It was not delicious too.

            • Family with children
              9.2

              I like the sapcious room, visit to Jonker Street, gourmet, shopping

            • Family with children
              9.2

              The Hotel is at the heart of Malacca Town, Accessibility to surrounding area is just a walking distance...eg...shopping mall,historic portugese fort ,mc donald's restaurant,,,,etc.

            • Couple
              7.0

              Walking distant to shopping, food and attraction.

              There is no lift to carpark! Ground floor was reserve to staff than guest.

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Equatorial Hotel - Malacca Malacca location
            Show big map »

            Hotel Address:

            Bandar Hilir, Malacca, Malaysia, 75000

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Malacca
              1.7 km
            Restaurants
            • Kampachi
              30 m
            • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant (cuisine: Korean)
              170 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-in:
              from  12 pm
            • Check-out:
              until  12 pm
            • Year renovated:
              2011
            • Number of floors:
              22
            • Number of rooms:
              496

            Hotel Awards

            MalaysianHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedMalaccaEquatorial

            According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
            Best Luxury Hotels in Malaysia

            Use Badge