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
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • 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 available
  • 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
  • City 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
  • 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

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
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Kampachi
    100 ft
  • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant (cuisine: Korean)
    600 ft
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

Club Room
Bed type: King-size bed
Size: 560 sq. feet
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    Club King Room
    Bed type: King-size bed
    Size: 560 sq. feet
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      Premier Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or King-size bed
      Size: 380 sq. feet
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      • Air conditioning
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      Deluxe|Double Premier

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        Premier King Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Size: 380 sq. feet
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          Club Level Double Room
          Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Twin beds
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          King Suite
          Bed type: King-size bed
          Size: 725 sq. feet
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            Suite
            Bed type: King-size bed
            Size: 725 sq. feet
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              Club Floor Double Room
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              Equatorial photos Room Deluxe
              Deluxe Room
              Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed or Twin beds
              Size: 360 sq. feet
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              • Private bathroom
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              Deluxe|DELUXE + Breakfast

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                Executive Suite
                Size: 725 sq. feet
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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

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                City Center
                • Malacca
                  1.1 mi
                Restaurants
                • Kampachi
                  100 ft
                • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant (cuisine: Korean)
                  600 ft
                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

                • City Center - 1.0 mi

                Places of interest

                • A'Famosa - 1000 ft
                • St. Paul's Church - 1400 ft
                • Princess Hang Li Poh's well - 1700 ft
                • St. Peter's Church - 4000 ft
                • Melaka Sentral - 2.1 mi

                Convention centers

                • Portuguese Square - 1.0 mi

                Monuments and Landmarks

                • Porta de Santiago - 1000 ft
                • Mahkota Medical Centre - 1400 ft
                • The Stadthuys - 1700 ft
                • Christ Church - 1700 ft
                • Church of St. Francis Xavier - 1700 ft
                • Melaka Clock Tower - 2000 ft
                • Sam Po Kong Temple - 2000 ft
                • Christ Church Melaka - 2000 ft
                • Sam Po Keng Temple - 2000 ft
                • Jonker Street - 3000 ft
                • Eye on Malaysia - 4300 ft

                Business areas

                Local attractions

                • Villa Sentosa - 5200 ft
                  Kampung Morten, Melaka
                • Chinatown - Melaka - 11.7 mi
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                • Zoo Melaka - 7.0 mi
                  Lebuh Ayer Keroh, Ayer Keroh

                Near the hotel

                • Independence Memorial - 1100 ft
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                • Coral Wonderland - 1300 ft
                  Dataran Pahlawan Megamall, Melaka
                • St. Francis Xavier Church - 2000 ft
                  Bukit St Paul, Melaka
                • Stadthuys - 2100 ft
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                • Melaka Stamp Museum - 1200 ft
                  Melaka Jalan Kota, Melaka
                • Malacca Heritage Centre - 1500 ft
                  Jonker St, Malacca, Melaka
                • Christ Church - 2100 ft
                  Jalan Kota, Melaka

                Restaurants nearby

                • Kampachi - 100 ft

                  Address: Equatorial Hotel

                  Price Range: USD 12 - USD 17

                • Banya Restaurant - 700 ft

                  Address: Jalan Merdeka

                  58% likes this, based on 11 reviews
                  Cuisine: Nonya
                  Price Range: USD 6 - USD 11

                • BEE BEE Pineapple Tart House - 1200 ft

                  Address: 307 A Jalan Parameswara
                  Phone: 06-2869735

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

                • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant - 600 ft

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

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

                • Ee Ji Ban - 1200 ft

                  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

                Hotel Awards

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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
                  1.1 mi
                Restaurants
                • Kampachi
                  100 ft
                • Daorae Korean BBQ Restaurant (cuisine: Korean)
                  600 ft
                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